NASDAQ:CMCSA - Comcast Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $36.44 +1.47 (+4.20 %) (As of 01/23/2019 11:36 AM ET)Previous Close$34.97Today's Range$35.43 - $37.4152-Week Range$30.43 - $44.00Volume1.14 million shsAverage Volume17.22 million shsMarket Capitalization$169.25 billionP/E Ratio17.69Dividend Yield2.10%Beta0.98 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, and Theme Parks segments. The Cable Communications segment offers video, high-speed Internet, and voice, as well as security and automation services to residential and business customers under the XFINITY brand. This segment also provides business services, such as Ethernet network services; and cellular backhaul services to mobile network operators. The Cable Networks segment operates national cable networks, which provide entertainment, news and information, and sports content; regional sports and news networks; international cable networks; and cable television studio production operations, as well as owns various digital properties, which include brand-aligned Websites. 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, Focus Features, and DreamWorks Animation names. This segment 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, as well as in Hollywood, California; and Osaka, Japan. The company also owns the Philadelphia Flyers, as well as the Wells Fargo Center arena in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; and operates arena management-related businesses, as well as provides wireless phone services. 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 Webcorporate.comcast.com Phone215-286-1700Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.96 Current Ratio1.18 Quick Ratio1.18Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio17.69 Forward P/E Ratio14.35 P/E Growth0.97 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$84.53 billion Price / Sales2.00 Cash Flow$4.2620 per share Price / Cash Flow8.55 Book Value$14.95 per share Price / Book2.44Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.06 Net Income$22.71 billion Net Margins27.33% Return on Equity15.79% Return on Assets5.83%Miscellaneous Employees164,000 Outstanding Shares4,644,510,000Market Cap$169.25 billion 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 Friday, October 26th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, January 2nd will be paid a dividend of $0.19 per share on Wednesday, January 23rd. This represents a $0.76 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.07%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, December 31st. View Comcast's Dividend History. When did Comcast's stock split? How did Comcast's stock split work? Comcast's stock split on Monday, February 20th 2017. The 2-1 split was announced on Thursday, January 26th 2017. The newly minted shares were issued 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 will Comcast's stock buyback program work? Comcast declared that its Board of Directors has approved a share repurchase plan on Wednesday, April 12th 2017, which allows the company to repurchase $12,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to repurchase up to 6.6% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are often an indication that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued. How were Comcast's earnings last quarter? Comcast Co. (NASDAQ:CMCSA) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, January, 23rd. The cable giant reported $0.64 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.62 by $0.02. The cable giant earned $27.85 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $27.56 billion. Comcast had a return on equity of 15.79% and a net margin of 27.33%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 26.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.49 EPS. View Comcast's Earnings History. When is Comcast's next earnings date? Comcast is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, January 23rd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Comcast. What price target have analysts set for CMCSA? 26 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Comcast's shares. Their predictions range from $36.00 to $63.00. On average, they anticipate Comcast's share price to reach $44.7917 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 22.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Comcast. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Comcast? 26 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Comcast in the last year. There are currently 7 hold ratings and 19 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, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded 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 1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the cable giant a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future. Are investors shorting Comcast? Comcast saw a increase in short interest during the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totalling 68,681,528 shares, an increase of 4.1% from the December 14th total of 65,974,318 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 23,575,532 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.9 days. Currently, 1.5% of the company's stock are short sold. 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 (LBTYB), Liberty Global (LBTYA), Liberty Global (LBTYK), Discovery Communications (DISCA), DISH Network (DISH), Liberty Broadband Corp Series C (LBRDK), Liberty Broadband Corp Series A (LBRDA), Altice USA (ATUS), Discovery Inc Series C (DISCK), Viacom (VIAB) and Qurate Retail Inc Series B (QRTEB). 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. Exec. VP & 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 Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.08%), Hexavest Inc. (0.06%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.05%), BTIM Corp. (0.05%), Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.04%) and Klingenstein Fields & Co. LLC (0.03%). Company insiders that own Comcast stock include Arthur R Block, Brian L Roberts, Daniel C Murdock, David N Watson, Kenneth J Bacon, Lawrence J Salva, 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 DNB Asset Management AS, First National Bank of Omaha, Gulf International Bank UK Ltd, Cullinan Associates Inc., Denali Advisors LLC, BTIM Corp., Meeder Asset Management Inc. and Patten & Patten Inc. TN. Company insiders that have sold Comcast company stock in the last year include Arthur R Block, Brian L Roberts, Daniel C Murdock, 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Hexavest Inc., Atalanta Sosnoff Capital LLC, Moody National Bank Trust Division, CHURCHILL MANAGEMENT Corp, Nippon Life Global Investors Americas Inc., Highland Capital Management LLC, Bowling Portfolio Management LLC and Pennsylvania Trust Co. 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 $36.66. How big of a company is Comcast? Comcast has a market capitalization of $170.27 billion and generates $84.53 billion in revenue each year. The cable giant earns $22.71 billion in net income (profit) each year or $2.06 on an earnings per share basis. Comcast employs 164,000 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: 3.7 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 1,033 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 382 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,415MarketBeat'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 1/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is the downside to momentum investing?