NASDAQ:CMCSA - Comcast Stock Price, News & Analysis

$42.43
-1.34 (-3.06 %)
(As of 08/23/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$42.2750
Now: $42.43
$43.83
50-Day Range
$41.45
MA: $43.54
$45.15
52-Week Range
$32.61
Now: $42.43
$45.29
Volume13.64 million shs
Average Volume17.02 million shs
Market Capitalization$192.57 billion
P/E Ratio16.64
Dividend Yield1.90%
Beta1.08
Comcast Corporation operates as a media and technology company worldwide. It operates through Cable Communications, Cable Networks, Broadcast Television, Filmed Entertainment, Theme Parks, and Sky segments. The Cable Communications segment offers cable services, including high-speed Internet, video, voice, and security and automation services to residential and business customers under the Xfinity name; and advertising services. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Cable & other pay television services
Sub-IndustryCable & Satellite
SectorConsumer Discretionary
Current SymbolNASDAQ:CMCSA
CUSIP20030N10
Phone215-286-1700

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$94.51 billion
Cash Flow$4.7889 per share
Book Value$17.15 per share

Profitability

Net Income$11.73 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees184,000
Outstanding Shares4,538,510,000
Market Cap$192.57 billion
Next Earnings Date10/24/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Comcast's stock symbol?

Comcast trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "CMCSA."

How often does Comcast pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Comcast?

Comcast declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, May 9th. Investors of record on Wednesday, July 3rd will be paid a dividend of $0.21 per share on Wednesday, July 24th. This represents a $0.84 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.98%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, July 2nd. View Comcast's Dividend History.

When did Comcast's stock split? How did Comcast's stock split work?

Shares of Comcast split on the morning of Monday, February 20th 2017. The 2-1 split was announced on Thursday, January 26th 2017. The newly minted shares were payable to shareholders after the market closes on Friday, February 17th 2017. An investor that had 100 shares of Comcast stock prior to the split would have 200 shares after the split.

How were Comcast's earnings last quarter?

Comcast Co. (NASDAQ:CMCSA) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July, 25th. The cable giant reported $0.78 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.75 by $0.03. The cable giant had revenue of $26.86 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $27.08 billion. Comcast had a net margin of 11.64% and a return on equity of 17.50%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 23.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.65 EPS. View Comcast's Earnings History.

When is Comcast's next earnings date?

Comcast is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 24th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Comcast.

What price target have analysts set for CMCSA?

23 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Comcast's stock. Their forecasts range from $21.00 to $58.00. On average, they expect Comcast's share price to reach $46.4155 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 9.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Comcast.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Comcast?

23 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Comcast in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 18 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Comcast.

Has Comcast been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about CMCSA stock has been trending positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Comcast earned a media sentiment score of 2.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the cable giant a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term. View News Stories for Comcast.

Are investors shorting Comcast?

Comcast saw a increase in short interest in the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 81,374,800 shares, an increase of 8.9% from the June 30th total of 74,728,100 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 18,500,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 4.4 days. Currently, 1.8% of the shares of the stock are short sold. View Comcast's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Comcast's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Comcast own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Comcast investors own include AT&T (T), Intel (INTC), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Bank of America (bac), Walt Disney (DIS), General Electric (GE), Verizon Communications (VZ), Micron Technology (MU), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) and Alibaba Group (BABA).

Who are Comcast's key executives?

Comcast's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Brian L. Roberts, Chairman, CEO & Pres (Age 59)
  • Mr. Michael J. Cavanagh, Sr. EVP & CFO (Age 53)
  • Mr. David L. Cohen, Sr. EVP & Chief Diversity Officer (Age 64)
  • Mr. Stephen B. Burke, Sr. Exec. VP (Age 60)
  • Mr. David N. Watson, Sr. Exec. VP (Age 61)

Who are Comcast's major shareholders?

Comcast's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (8.63%), BlackRock Inc. (7.16%), BlackRock Inc. (7.16%), Invesco Ltd. (1.35%), Northern Trust Corp (1.21%) and Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (1.18%). Company insiders that own Comcast stock include Arthur R Block, Brian L Roberts, Daniel C Murdock, David L Cohen, David N Watson, Kenneth J Bacon and Stephen B Burke. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Comcast.

Which institutional investors are selling Comcast stock?

CMCSA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Veritas Asset Management LLP, 3G Capital Partners LP, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Quest Capital Management Inc. ADV, Suvretta Capital Management LLC, Primecap Management Co. CA, Southpoint Capital Advisors LP and Bank of New York Mellon Corp. Company insiders that have sold Comcast company stock in the last year include Arthur R Block, Brian L Roberts, Daniel C Murdock, David L Cohen, David N Watson, Kenneth J Bacon and Stephen B Burke. View Insider Buying and Selling for Comcast.

Which institutional investors are buying Comcast stock?

CMCSA stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nuveen Asset Management LLC, APG Asset Management N.V., BlackRock Inc., BlackRock Inc., Vanguard Group Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD and Waddell & Reed Financial Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Comcast.

How do I buy shares of Comcast?

Shares of CMCSA can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Comcast's stock price today?

One share of CMCSA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $42.43.

How big of a company is Comcast?

Comcast has a market capitalization of $192.57 billion and generates $94.51 billion in revenue each year. The cable giant earns $11.73 billion in net income (profit) each year or $2.55 on an earnings per share basis. Comcast employs 184,000 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Comcast.

What is Comcast's official website?

The official website for Comcast is http://corporate.comcast.com/.

How can I contact Comcast?

Comcast's mailing address is One Comcast Center, Philadelphia PA, 19103. The cable giant can be reached via phone at 215-286-1700.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Comcast (NASDAQ CMCSA)

Community Ranking:  3.6 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  1,081 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  426 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,507
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Comcast and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe CMCSA will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe CMCSA will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 8/24/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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