NASDAQ:CMCSA - Comcast Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$33.39 +0.58 (+1.77 %)
(As of 06/21/2018 06:28 AM ET)
Previous Close$32.81
Today's Range$32.34 - $33.7150
52-Week Range$30.43 - $44.00
Volume49.95 million shs
Average Volume26.95 million shs
Market Capitalization$152.39 billion
P/E Ratio16.21
Dividend Yield2.32%
Beta1.19
Comcast logoComcast 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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Cable & other pay television services
Sub-IndustryCable & Satellite
SectorConsumer Discretionary
SymbolNASDAQ:CMCSA
CUSIP20030N10
Phone215-286-1700

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.90
Current Ratio0.98
Quick Ratio0.98

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio16.21
Forward P/E Ratio13.41
P/E Growth1.18

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$84.53 billion
Price / Sales1.83
Cash Flow$4.3084 per share
Price / Cash7.75
Book Value$14.95 per share
Price / Book2.23

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.06
Net Income$22.71 billion
Net Margins26.79%
Return on Equity16.14%
Return on Assets5.46%

Miscellaneous

Employees164,000
Outstanding Shares4,644,510,000

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 declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, May 10th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, July 3rd will be given a dividend of $0.19 per share on Wednesday, July 25th. This represents a $0.76 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.28%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, July 2nd. 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 minted 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.

How will Comcast's stock buyback program work?

Comcast declared that its board has authorized a share repurchase program on Wednesday, April 12th 2017, which permits the company to buyback $12,000,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to buy up to 6.6% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are generally a sign that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Comcast's earnings last quarter?

Comcast Co. (NASDAQ:CMCSA) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, April, 25th. The cable giant reported $0.62 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.59 by $0.03. The cable giant earned $22.79 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $22.74 billion. Comcast had a return on equity of 16.14% and a net margin of 26.79%. Comcast's revenue was up 10.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.53 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, July, 26th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Comcast.

What price target have analysts set for CMCSA?

26 analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Comcast's shares. Their forecasts range from $35.00 to $63.00. On average, they anticipate Comcast's stock price to reach $46.5652 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Comcast.

Are investors shorting Comcast?

Comcast saw a increase in short interest in May. As of May 31st, there was short interest totalling 72,425,773 shares, an increase of 6.0% from the May 15th total of 68,311,681 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 20,818,114 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.5 days. Approximately 1.6% of the shares of the company are sold short. View Comcast's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Comcast's key competitors?

Who are Comcast's key executives?

Comcast's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Brian L. Roberts, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 58)
  • Mr. Michael J. Cavanagh, Chief Financial Officer and Sr. Exec. VP (Age 52)
  • Mr. David L. Cohen, Chief Diversity Officer and Sr. Exec. VP (Age 63)
  • Mr. Stephen B. Burke, Sr. Exec. VP (Age 59)
  • Mr. Steven Croney, CFO & Exec. VP of Comcast Cable

Has Comcast been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about CMCSA stock have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Comcast earned a coverage optimism score of 0.18 on Accern's scale. They also assigned headlines about the cable giant an impact score of 46.47 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future.

Who are Comcast's major shareholders?

Comcast's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (6.96%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (2.92%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.15%), Northern Trust Corp (1.12%), Franklin Resources Inc. (0.80%) and Veritas Asset Management LLP (0.74%). 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, Lawrence J Salva, Neil Smit 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 OppenheimerFunds Inc., Findlay Park Partners LLP, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc., Scopus Asset Management L.P., FIL Ltd, Fiduciary Management Inc. WI and Swiss National Bank. 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 major investors are buying Comcast stock?

CMCSA stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, BlackRock Inc., Franklin Resources Inc., Rockefeller Capital Management L.P., Summit Trail Advisors LLC, LSV Asset Management and Toronto Dominion Bank. 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 $33.39.

How big of a company is Comcast?

Comcast has a market capitalization of $152.39 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.

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 (CMCSA)

Community Ranking:  3.8 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  917 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  296 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,213
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 6/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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