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NASDAQ:CMCSA

Comcast - CMCSA Stock Forecast, Price & News

$38.68
+0.07 (+0.18%)
(As of 08/19/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$38.14
$38.79
50-Day Range
$37.51
$43.37
52-Week Range
$36.57
$61.80
Volume
19.66 million shs
Average Volume
23.32 million shs
Market Capitalization
$170.70 billion
P/E Ratio
12.64
Dividend Yield
2.80%
Price Target
$52.17

Comcast MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.36 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
34.9% Upside
$52.17 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.61% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-0.79
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.16mentions of Comcast in the last 14 days
Based on 21 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$397,340 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
10.74%
From $3.63 to $4.02 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

3.47 out of 5 stars

Consumer Discretionary Sector

2nd out of 289 stocks

Cable & Other Pay Television Services Industry

1st out of 21 stocks

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About Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) Stock

Comcast Corporation operates as a media and technology company worldwide. It operates through Cable Communications, Media, Studios, Theme Parks, and Sky segments. The Cable Communications segment offers broadband, video, voice, wireless, and other services to residential and business customers under the Xfinity brand; and advertising services. The Media segment operates NBCUniversal's television and streaming platforms, including national, regional, and international cable networks, the NBC and Telemundo broadcast, and Peacock networks. The Studios segment operates NBCUniversal's film and television studio production and distribution operations. The Theme Parks segment operates Universal theme parks in Orlando, Florida; Hollywood, California; Osaka, Japan; and Beijing, China. The Sky segment offers direct-to-consumer services, such as video, broadband, voice and wireless phone services, and content business operates entertainment networks, the Sky News broadcast network, and Sky Sports networks. The company also owns the Philadelphia Flyers, as well as the Wells Fargo Center arena in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; and provides streaming service, such as Peacock. Comcast Corporation was founded in 1963 and is headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Wall Street Analyst Weigh In

Several brokerages recently commented on CMCSA. Cowen reduced their target price on Comcast from $60.00 to $51.00 in a report on Friday, July 29th. Benchmark decreased their price objective on shares of Comcast from $65.00 to $60.00 and set a "buy" rating for the company in a research report on Thursday, June 2nd. Cowen dropped their price target on Comcast from $60.00 to $51.00 in a research note on Friday, July 29th. Redburn Partners lowered shares of Comcast from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating in a research note on Friday, August 5th. Finally, Pivotal Research cut their target price on shares of Comcast from $55.00 to $47.00 and set a "buy" rating on the stock in a research note on Friday, July 29th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have assigned a hold rating and thirteen have given a buy rating to the company. Based on data from MarketBeat.com, the stock presently has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $52.17.

Comcast Stock Performance

CMCSA traded up $0.07 during trading hours on Friday, hitting $38.68. The stock had a trading volume of 19,662,016 shares, compared to its average volume of 23,323,287. Comcast has a 1 year low of $36.57 and a 1 year high of $61.80. The company's fifty day simple moving average is $39.78 and its 200 day simple moving average is $43.49. The stock has a market cap of $170.70 billion, a PE ratio of 12.64, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.81 and a beta of 0.91. The company has a quick ratio of 0.44, a current ratio of 0.88 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.04.

Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA - Get Rating) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 28th. The cable giant reported $1.01 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.92 by $0.09. The company had revenue of $30.02 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $29.72 billion. Comcast had a return on equity of 16.67% and a net margin of 11.54%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 5.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.84 earnings per share. Equities analysts anticipate that Comcast will post 3.63 earnings per share for the current year.

Comcast Announces Dividend

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, October 26th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, October 5th will be given a dividend of $0.27 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, October 4th. This represents a $1.08 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.79%. Comcast's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 35.29%.

Insiders Place Their Bets

In related news, CAO Daniel C. Murdock sold 8,929 shares of the business's stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, May 27th. The stock was sold at an average price of $44.50, for a total value of $397,340.50. Following the completion of the sale, the chief accounting officer now owns 1,817 shares in the company, valued at approximately $80,856.50. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. Corporate insiders own 1.11% of the company's stock.

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CMCSA Stock News Headlines

Analysts Set Comcast Co. (NASDAQ:CMCSA) Target Price at $52.52
Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) Stock Rating Lowered by Redburn Partners
Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) PT Lowered to $38.00
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CMCSA Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 7/27 Dividend
7/05/2022
Dividend Payable
7/27/2022
Last Earnings
7/28/2022
Today
8/19/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
10/27/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Cable & other pay television services
Sub-Industry
Cable & Satellite
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:CMCSA
CUSIP
20030N10
Fax
N/A
Employees
189,000
Year Founded
1963

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$52.17
High Stock Price Forecast
$72.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$33.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+34.9%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.36
Research Coverage
25 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$14.16 billion
Pretax Margin
15.06%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$116.39 billion
Cash Flow
$6.27 per share
Book Value
$20.97 per share

Miscellaneous

Outstanding Shares
4,413,238,000
Free Float
4,364,251,000
Market Cap
$170.70 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.91

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Brian L. RobertsMr. Brian L. Roberts (Age 62)
    Chairman, CEO & Pres
    Comp: $11.99M
  • Mr. Michael J. CavanaghMr. Michael J. Cavanagh (Age 56)
    Sr. EVP & CFO
    Comp: $10.97M
  • Mr. Jeffrey S. Shell (Age 56)
    Chief Exec. Officer of NBCUniversal
    Comp: $12.59M
  • Mr. David N. WatsonMr. David N. Watson (Age 64)
    Pres & CEO of Comcast Cable
    Comp: $11.28M
  • Ms. Dana Strong (Age 51)
    Group Chief Exec. Officer of Sky
    Comp: $10.5M
  • Melinda Lindsley
    Operations Director
  • Mr. Daniel C. MurdockMr. Daniel C. Murdock (Age 48)
    Exec. VP, Chief Accounting Officer & Controller
  • Mr. Matthew Zelesko
    Chief Technology Officer
  • Mr. Adam Louis Miller (Age 51)
    Chief Admin. Officer & Exec. VP of NBCUniversal
  • Ms. Marci Ryvicker
    Exec. VP of Investor Relations













CMCSA Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Comcast stock right now?

25 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Comcast in the last twelve months. There are currently 3 sell ratings, 10 hold ratings and 12 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" CMCSA shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in CMCSA, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Comcast's stock price forecast for 2022?

25 Wall Street research analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Comcast's stock. Their CMCSA share price forecasts range from $33.00 to $72.00. On average, they expect the company's share price to reach $52.17 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 34.9% from the stock's current price.
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How have CMCSA shares performed in 2022?

Comcast's stock was trading at $50.33 at the start of the year. Since then, CMCSA shares have decreased by 23.1% and is now trading at $38.68.
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When is Comcast's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 27th 2022.
View our CMCSA earnings forecast
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How were Comcast's earnings last quarter?

Comcast Co. (NASDAQ:CMCSA) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July, 28th. The cable giant reported $1.01 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.92 by $0.09. The cable giant had revenue of $30.02 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $29.72 billion. Comcast had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 16.67% and a net margin of 11.54%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 5.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.84 earnings per share.
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How often does Comcast pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Comcast?

Comcast announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, August 1st. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, October 5th will be paid a dividend of $0.27 per share on Wednesday, October 26th. This represents a $1.08 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.79%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, October 4th.
Read our dividend analysis for CMCSA
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Is Comcast a good dividend stock?

Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) pays an annual dividend of $1.08 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.80%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 16 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 35.29%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, CMCSA will have a dividend payout ratio of 26.87% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for CMCSA.

When did Comcast's stock split?

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

What is Brian L. Roberts' approval rating as Comcast's CEO?

4,762 employees have rated Comcast Chief Executive Officer Brian L. Roberts on Glassdoor.com. Brian L. Roberts has an approval rating of 85% among the company's employees.

What is Comcast's stock symbol?

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

Who are Comcast's major shareholders?

Comcast's stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include State Street Corp (3.75%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (2.30%), FMR LLC (2.23%), Dodge & Cox (1.93%), Northern Trust Corp (1.13%) and Clearbridge Investments LLC (0.92%). Insiders that own company stock include Brian L Roberts, Daniel C Murdock, David N Watson, Jeff Shell, Kenneth J Bacon, Kenneth J Bacon, Maritza Gomez Montiel and Sheldon M Bonovitz.
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How do I buy shares of Comcast?

Shares of CMCSA stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Comcast's stock price today?

One share of CMCSA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $38.68.

How much money does Comcast make?

Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) has a market capitalization of $170.70 billion and generates $116.39 billion in revenue each year. The cable giant earns $14.16 billion in net income (profit) each year or $3.06 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Comcast have?

The company employs 189,000 workers across the globe.

Does Comcast have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of Comcast: Adelphia Communications, American Cellular Network Corporation, Beijing International Resort Co. Ltd., BluVector, Blueface, Bravo Media LLC, BuddyTV, CNBC LLC, Comcast ABB Note Consolidation Inc., Comcast AG Holdings LLC, Comcast Bidco Holdings Limited, Comcast Bidco Limited, Comcast Broadband Security LLC, Comcast Business Communications LLC, Comcast Cable Communications LLC, Comcast Cable Communications Management LLC, Comcast Holdings Corporation, Comcast Hulu Holdings LLC, Comcast IP Phone LLC, Comcast Interactive Media LLC, Comcast OTR1 LLC, Comcast Spectacor Ventures, Comcast Spectacor Ventures LLC, Comcast Ventures LP, Comcast of Alabama LLC, Comcast of Arkansas/Louisiana/Minnesota/Mississippi/Tennessee LLC, Comcast of Baltimore City LLC, Comcast of Boston Inc., Comcast of California II LLC, Comcast of California III Inc., Comcast of California IX Inc., Comcast of California/Colorado LLC, Comcast of California/Colorado/Florida/Oregon Inc., Comcast of California/Colorado/Illinois/Indiana/Michigan LLC, Comcast of California/Maryland/Pennsylvania/Virginia/West Virginia LLC, Comcast of California/Massachusetts/Michigan/Utah LLC, Comcast of Chicago Inc., Comcast of Colorado IX LLC, Comcast of Colorado/Pennsylvania/West Virginia LLC, Comcast of Connecticut Inc., Comcast of Connecticut/Georgia/Massachusetts/New Hampshire/New York/North Carolina/Virginia/Vermont LLC, Comcast of Delmarva LLC, Comcast of Florida/Michigan/New Mexico/Pennsylvania/Washington LLC, Comcast of Fresno Inc., Comcast of Garden State L.P., Comcast of Georgia/Illinois/Michigan LLC, Comcast of Georgia/Massachusetts LLC, Comcast of Georgia/South Carolina LLC, Comcast of Houston LLC, Comcast of Illinois IV Inc., Comcast of Illinois VI LLC, Comcast of Illinois XI LLC, Comcast of Illinois XIII L.P., Comcast of Illinois/Indiana/Michigan LLC, Comcast of Illinois/Indiana/Ohio LLC, Comcast of Illinois/Ohio/Oregon LLC, Comcast of Illinois/West Virginia LLC, Comcast of Indiana/Kentucky/Utah LLC, Comcast of Indianapolis L.P., Comcast of Maine/New Hampshire Inc., Comcast of Maryland LLC, Comcast of Maryland Limited Partnership, Comcast of Massachusetts II Inc., Comcast of Massachusetts III Inc., Comcast of Massachusetts/Virginia Inc., Comcast of Minnesota Inc., Comcast of Minnesota/Wisconsin Inc., Comcast of Nashville I LLC, Comcast of Nashville II LLC, Comcast of New Jersey II LLC, Comcast of New Mexico LLC, Comcast of New Mexico/Pennsylvania LLC, Comcast of Oregon II Inc., Comcast of Philadelphia II LLC, Comcast of Potomac LLC, Comcast of Sacramento I LLC, Comcast of Sacramento II LLC, Comcast of South Jersey LLC, Comcast of Southeast Pennsylvania LLC, Comcast of Southern New England Inc., Comcast of Utah II Inc., Comcast of Virginia LLC, Comcast of the South, Contingent Network Services, DWA Holdings LLC, DailyCandy, Deep Blue Communications, DreamWorks Animation L.L.C., E! Entertainment Television LLC, Fandango, FreeWheel, Greater Philadelphia Cablevision, Jones Intercable, Lenfest Communications, MSNBC Cable L.L.C., MediaOne, Metrological, NBC Olympics LLC, NBC Sports Network L.P., NBC Sports Ventures LLC, NBC Stations Management LLC, NBC Subsidiary (WTVJ-TV) LLC, NBC West LLC, NBCU Television Holding LLC, NBCUniversal, NBCUniversal Enterprise Inc., NBCUniversal LLC, NBCUniversal Media LLC, NBCUniversal Shared Services LLC, Notion, OneTwoSee, Open 4 Business Productions LLC, Patriot Media and Communications, Plaxo, PowerCloud Systems, Radiance, Sky, Sky Deutschland Fernsehen GmbH & Co KG, Sky Italia S.r.l., Sky Italian Holdings S.p.A., Sky Limited, Sky Subscribers Services Limited, Sky Telecommunications Services Limited, Sky UK Limited, Stringify, TechTV, Telemundo Media LLC, Telemundo Network Group LLC, The700Level.com, This Technology Inc, TimeWarner Cable, USJ LLC, Universal City Development Partners Ltd., Universal City Studios LLC, Universal City Studios Productions LLLP, Universal Content Productions LLC, Universal Film Exchanges LLC, Universal Studios International B.V., Universal Studios LLC, Universal Studios Limited, Universal Television LLC, Universal Television Networks, Vehix, Visible World, Watchwith, Wilco Electronic Systems (Cable TV Business), XUMO, iControl Networks, and thePlatform.
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When was Comcast founded?

Comcast was founded in 1963.

How can I contact Comcast?

Comcast's mailing address is One Comcast Center, Philadelphia PA, 19103. The official website for the company is corporate.comcast.com. The cable giant can be reached via phone at (215) 286-1700.

This page (NASDAQ:CMCSA) was last updated on 8/19/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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