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NASDAQ:CMCSA - Comcast Stock Price, Forecast & News

$34.57
-2.17 (-5.91 %)
(As of 03/29/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$34.41
Now: $34.57
$35.79
50-Day Range
$33.37
MA: $41.08
$46.15
52-Week Range
$31.70
Now: $34.57
$47.74
Volume27.91 million shs
Average Volume43.97 million shs
Market Capitalization$157.40 billion
P/E Ratio12.22
Dividend Yield2.29%
Beta0.96
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.
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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$108.94 billion
Cash Flow$5.66 per share
Book Value$18.42 per share

Profitability

Net Income$13.06 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees190,000
Outstanding Shares4,553,030,000
Market Cap$157.40 billion
Next Earnings Date4/23/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Comcast's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Comcast's stock was trading at $37.91 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, CMCSA stock has decreased by 8.8% and is now trading at $34.57. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Comcast?

25 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Comcast in the last year. There are currently 6 hold ratings and 19 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for Comcast.

When is Comcast's next earnings date?

Comcast is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 23rd 2020. View our earnings forecast for Comcast.

How were Comcast's earnings last quarter?

Comcast Co. (NASDAQ:CMCSA) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, January, 23rd. The cable giant reported $0.79 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.75 by $0.04. The cable giant had revenue of $28.40 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $28.18 billion. Comcast had a return on equity of 18.25% and a net margin of 11.98%. The firm's revenue was up 2.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.72 EPS. View Comcast's earnings history.

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

Comcast announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, January 23rd. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, April 1st will be given a dividend of $0.23 per share on Wednesday, April 22nd. This represents a $0.92 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.66%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, March 31st. This is a boost from Comcast's previous quarterly dividend of $0.21. View Comcast's dividend history.

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

Shares of Comcast split on Monday, February 20th 2017. The 2-1 split was announced on Thursday, January 26th 2017. The newly issued shares were issued 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.

What price target have analysts set for CMCSA?

25 brokers have issued 12 month price objectives for Comcast's shares. Their forecasts range from $37.00 to $64.00. On average, they expect Comcast's share price to reach $50.04 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 44.7% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Comcast.

Has Comcast been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about CMCSA stock have been trending extremely negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Comcast earned a daily sentiment score of -4.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the cable giant a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days. View the latest news aboutComcast.

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), Walt Disney (DIS), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Bank of America (BAC), Intel (INTC), Verizon Communications (VZ), Alibaba Group (BABA), NVIDIA (NVDA), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) and Micron Technology (MU).

Who are Comcast's key executives?

Comcast's management team includes the following 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)

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 (3.83%), Capital International Investors (2.94%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (2.86%), FMR LLC (2.81%), Capital World Investors (1.96%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (1.48%). 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, Sheldon M Bonovitz 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 Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC, FMR LLC, Investec Asset Management LTD, Boston Partners, 1832 Asset Management L.P., DZ BANK AG Deutsche Zentral Genossenschafts Bank Frankfurt am Main, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, and Prudential Financial Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Comcast company stock in the last year include Brian L Roberts, Daniel C Murdock, David L Cohen, David N Watson, Kenneth J Bacon, Sheldon M Bonovitz, and Stephen B Burke. View insider buying and selling activity for Comcast.

Which institutional investors are buying Comcast stock?

CMCSA stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Norges Bank, Capital International Investors, Parnassus Investments CA, Capital World Investors, M&G Investment Management Ltd., Charles Schwab Investment Advisory Inc., Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc., and LSV Asset Management. View insider buying and selling activity 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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Comcast's stock price today?

One share of CMCSA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $34.57.

How big of a company is Comcast?

Comcast has a market capitalization of $157.40 billion and generates $108.94 billion in revenue each year. The cable giant earns $13.06 billion in net income (profit) each year or $3.13 on an earnings per share basis. Comcast employs 190,000 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:  3.5 out of 5 (star star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  1,135 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  466 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,601
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 3/29/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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