NASDAQ:CMCSA - Comcast Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$42.00 -0.43 (-1.01 %)
(As of 04/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$42.43
Today's Range$41.8550 - $42.40
52-Week Range$30.43 - $42.83
Volume8.92 million shs
Average Volume19.35 million shs
Market Capitalization$195.07 billion
P/E Ratio16.47
Dividend Yield1.98%
Beta1.1
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$94.51 billion
Cash Flow$4.80 per share
Book Value$15.61 per share

Profitability

Net Income$11.73 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees184,000
Outstanding Shares4,644,507,000
Market Cap$195.07 billion
Next Earnings Date4/25/2019 (Confirmed)
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. Investors 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 yield of 2.00%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, April 2nd. This is a positive change 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 Monday, February 20th 2017. The 2-1 split was announced on Thursday, January 26th 2017. The newly created 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 were Comcast's earnings last quarter?

Comcast Co. (NASDAQ:CMCSA) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, January, 23rd. The cable giant reported $0.64 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.62 by $0.02. The cable giant had revenue of $27.85 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $27.56 billion. Comcast had a net margin of 12.41% and a return on equity of 16.49%. Comcast's revenue for the quarter was up 26.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business 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 Thursday, April 25th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Comcast.

What price target have analysts set for CMCSA?

22 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Comcast's shares. Their predictions range from $36.00 to $63.00. On average, they anticipate Comcast's stock price to reach $44.5263 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 6.0% 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 6 hold ratings and 16 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 stories about CMCSA stock have trended somewhat positive on Monday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. 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 news impact score of 1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the cable giant a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is very unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days.

Are investors shorting Comcast?

Comcast saw a increase in short interest during the month of March. As of March 29th, there was short interest totalling 69,412,038 shares, an increase of 4.5% from the March 15th total of 66,413,719 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 17,320,860 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 4.0 days. Approximately 1.5% of the company's shares are sold short. 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), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Bank of America (BAC), Intel (INTC), Walt Disney (DIS), General Electric (GE), Micron Technology (MU), Verizon Communications (VZ), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) and NVIDIA (NVDA).

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 shareholders include USS Investment Management Ltd (0.13%), PGGM Investments (0.11%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.07%), Hexavest Inc. (0.07%), First Manhattan Co. (0.07%) and Strs Ohio (0.07%). 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 major investors are selling Comcast stock?

CMCSA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Locust Wood Capital Advisers LLC, Rockland Trust Co., First Manhattan Co., Denali Advisors LLC, Denali Advisors LLC, Oakbrook Investments LLC, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC and Meeder Asset Management Inc.. 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 major investors are buying Comcast stock?

CMCSA stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Pacer Advisors Inc., Hexavest Inc., Arvest Bank Trust Division, Cohen Klingenstein LLC, USS Investment Management Ltd, Atalanta Sosnoff Capital LLC, DAVENPORT & Co LLC and Tandem Investment Advisors 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 $42.00.

How big of a company is Comcast?

Comcast has a market capitalization of $195.07 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 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  1,048 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  401 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,449
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 4/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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