NASDAQ:CMCSA - Comcast Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $38.61 +0.14 (+0.36 %) (As of 02/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$38.61Today's Range$38.4050 - $38.735052-Week Range$30.43 - $39.74Volume20.29 million shsAverage Volume18.90 million shsMarket Capitalization$179.32 billionP/E Ratio15.14Dividend Yield1.98%Beta1.03 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. The Cable Networks segment operates national cable networks that provide various entertainment, news and information, and sports content; regional sports and news networks; international cable networks; and various digital properties, including brand-aligned Websites, as well as engages in the cable television studio production operations. The Broadcast Television segment operates NBC and Telemundo broadcast networks, NBC and Telemundo local broadcast television stations, broadcast television studio production operations, and various digital properties. The Filmed Entertainment segment produces, acquires, markets, and distributes filmed entertainment under the Universal Pictures, Illumination, DreamWorks Animation, and Focus Features names. It also develops, produces, and licenses stage plays; and distributes filmed entertainment produced by third parties. The Theme Parks segment operates Universal theme parks in Orlando, Florida; Hollywood, California; and Osaka, Japan. The Sky segment offers direct-to-consumer services, such as video, high-speed Internet, voice, and wireless phone services; and content services comprising operating entertainment networks, the Sky News broadcast network, and Sky Sports networks. The company also provides a wireless phone service under the Xfinity Mobile name; and owns the Philadelphia Flyers, as well as the Wells Fargo Center arena in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Comcast Corporation was founded in 1963 and is headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Receive CMCSA News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for CMCSA and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Cable & other pay television services Sub-IndustryCable & Satellite SectorConsumer Discretionary Current SymbolNASDAQ:CMCSA Previous Symbol CUSIP20030N10 CIK1166691 Webcorporate.comcast.com Phone215-286-1700Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.48 Current Ratio0.79 Quick Ratio0.79Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio15.14 Forward P/E Ratio14.04 P/E Growth1.15 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$94.51 billion Price / Sales1.90 Cash Flow$4.8689 per share Price / Cash Flow7.93 Book Value$15.61 per share Price / Book2.47Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.55 Net Income$11.73 billion Net Margins12.41% Return on Equity16.49% Return on Assets5.68%Miscellaneous Employees184,000 Outstanding Shares4,644,510,000Market Cap$179.32 billion Next Earnings Date4/24/2019 (Estimated) OptionableOptionable 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 announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, January 24th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, April 3rd will be paid a dividend of $0.21 per share on Wednesday, April 24th. This represents a $0.84 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.18%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, April 2nd. This is an increase from Comcast's previous quarterly dividend of $0.19. View Comcast's Dividend History. When did Comcast's stock split? How did Comcast's stock split work? 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 closing bell 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 will Comcast's stock buyback program work? Comcast declared that its board has initiated a stock buyback plan on Wednesday, April 12th 2017, which permits the company to repurchase $12,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to repurchase up to 6.6% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are often a sign that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued. How were Comcast's earnings last quarter? Comcast Co. (NASDAQ:CMCSA) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, January, 23rd. The cable giant reported $0.64 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.62 by $0.02. The cable giant earned $27.85 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $27.56 billion. Comcast had a return on equity of 16.49% and a net margin of 12.41%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 26.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.49 earnings per share. View Comcast's Earnings History. When is Comcast's next earnings date? Comcast is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, April 24th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Comcast. What price target have analysts set for CMCSA? 22 brokers have issued 1 year target prices for Comcast's stock. Their predictions range from $36.00 to $63.00. On average, they expect Comcast's stock price to reach $43.80 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 13.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Comcast. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Comcast? 22 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Comcast in the last year. There are currently 7 hold ratings and 15 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Comcast. Has Comcast been receiving favorable news coverage? News coverage about CMCSA stock has trended somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Comcast earned a media sentiment score of 1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the cable giant a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days. Are investors shorting Comcast? Comcast saw a increase in short interest during the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 65,823,225 shares, an increase of 2.0% from the January 15th total of 64,541,259 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 27,615,886 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.4 days. Currently, 1.5% of the shares of the company are sold short. View Comcast's Current Options Chain. Who are some of Comcast's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Comcast include Walt Disney (DIS), Twenty-First Century Fox (FOXA), Charter Communications (CHTR), Rogers Communications (RCI), Liberty Global (LBTYA), Liberty Global (LBTYB), Liberty Global (LBTYK), Liberty Broadband Corp Series C (LBRDK), Liberty Broadband Corp Series A (LBRDA), Altice USA (ATUS), Discovery Communications (DISCA), DISH Network (DISH), Discovery Inc Series C (DISCK), Viacom (VIAB) and Shaw Communications (SJR). 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), Walt Disney (DIS), General Electric (GE), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Bank of America (BAC), Verizon Communications (VZ), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Alibaba Group (BABA) and Johnson & Johnson (JNJ). 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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (6.90%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (3.11%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.37%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.15%), Northern Trust Corp (1.14%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.06%). 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, Neil Smit 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 Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC, Lakewood Capital Management LP, Harris Associates L P, Boston Partners, First Manhattan Co., Paloma Partners Management Co and DNB Asset Management AS. 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 and Kenneth J Bacon. View Insider Buying and Selling for Comcast. Which institutional investors are buying Comcast stock? CMCSA stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Geode Capital Management LLC, Sound Shore Management Inc. CT, Legal & General Group Plc, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Two Sigma Advisers LP, BlackRock Inc. and Northern Trust Corp. 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 $38.61. How big of a company is Comcast? Comcast has a market capitalization of $179.32 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. What is Comcast's official website? The official website for Comcast is 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 1,037 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 387 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,424MarketBeat'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. 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