Comcast Stock Forecast, Price & News

+1.13 (+1.98 %)
(As of 05/7/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume17.85 million shs
Average Volume18.16 million shs
Market Capitalization$266.18 billion
P/E Ratio26.06
Dividend Yield1.76%
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Cable & other pay television services
Sub-IndustryCable & Satellite
Current SymbolNASDAQ:CMCSA
Year Founded1963

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$108.94 billion
Cash Flow$7.17 per share
Book Value$18.42 per share


Net Income$13.06 billion




Outstanding Shares4,580,656,000
Market Cap$266.18 billion
Next Earnings Date7/29/2021 (Estimated)

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About Comcast

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, wireless, and security and automation services to residential and business customers under the Xfinity brand, as well as sells advertising. 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 owns the Philadelphia Flyers, as well as the Wells Fargo Center arena in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; and provides streaming service, such as Peacock. Comcast Corporation was founded in 1963 and is headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.


Overall MarketRank

2.85 out of 5 stars

Consumer Discretionary Sector

1st out of 571 stocks

Cable & Other Pay Television Services Industry

1st out of 34 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.4Community Rank: 3.5Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Comcast a buy right now?

17 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Comcast in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 1 hold rating and 15 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" Comcast stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Comcast?

Wall Street analysts have given Comcast a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Comcast wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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When is Comcast's next earnings date?

Comcast is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July 29th 2021.
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How were Comcast's earnings last quarter?

Comcast Co. (NASDAQ:CMCSA) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April, 29th. The cable giant reported $0.76 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.59 by $0.17. The cable giant earned $27.21 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $26.83 billion. Comcast had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 15.45% and a net margin of 9.90%. The business's revenue was up 2.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.77 earnings per share.
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How has Comcast's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus?

Comcast's stock was trading at $37.91 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, CMCSA shares have increased by 53.3% and is now trading at $58.11.
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How often does Comcast pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Comcast?

Comcast declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, January 28th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, April 7th will be paid a dividend of $0.25 per share on Wednesday, April 28th. This represents a $1.00 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.72%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, April 6th. This is an increase from Comcast's previous quarterly dividend of $0.23.
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Is Comcast a good dividend stock?

Comcast pays an annual dividend of $1.00 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.76%. Comcast has been increasing its dividend for 10 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of Comcast is 31.95%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Comcast will have a dividend payout ratio of 34.01% next year. This indicates that Comcast will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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When did Comcast's stock split? How did Comcast's stock split work?

Comcast shares split before market open on Monday, February 20th 2017. The 2-1 split was announced on Thursday, January 26th 2017. The newly minted shares were payable 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.

What price target have analysts set for CMCSA?

17 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Comcast's stock. Their forecasts range from $48.00 to $75.00. On average, they expect Comcast's stock price to reach $61.75 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 6.3% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Comcast's key executives?

Comcast's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Brian L. Roberts, Chairman, CEO & Pres (Age 61, Pay $18.13M)
  • Mr. Michael J. Cavanagh, Chief Financial Officer (Age 55, Pay $11.49M)
  • Mr. David N. Watson, Pres & CEO of Comcast Cable (Age 63, Pay $7.93M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. David L. Cohen, Sr. Counselor (Age 66, Pay $7.37M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Melinda Lindsley, Operations Director
  • Mr. Daniel C. Murdock, Exec. VP, Chief Accounting Officer & Controller (Age 47)
  • Mr. Matthew Zelesko, Chief Technology Officer
  • Mr. Adam Louis Miller, Chief Admin. Officer & Exec. VP of NBCUniversal (Age 50)
  • Ms. Marci Ryvicker, Sr. VP of Investor Relations (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Ms. Jennifer J. Heller, Chief Compliance Officer, VP & Sr. Deputy Gen. Counsel

What is Brian L. Roberts' approval rating as Comcast's CEO?

4,762 employees have rated Comcast CEO Brian L. Roberts on Brian L. Roberts has an approval rating of 85% among Comcast's employees.

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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 variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (6.93%), Alliancebernstein L.P. (0.66%), Parnassus Investments CA (0.48%), Swiss National Bank (0.40%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.35%) and The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company (0.27%). Company insiders that own Comcast stock include Brian L Roberts, Daniel C Murdock, David N Watson, Jeff Shell, Kenneth J Bacon, Maritza Gomez Montiel and Sheldon M Bonovitz.
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Which major investors are selling Comcast stock?

CMCSA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including LSV Asset Management, Bank of Nova Scotia, Cibc World Markets Corp, Alberta Investment Management Corp, DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale, Alliancebernstein L.P., The PNC Financial Services Group Inc., and Sound Shore Management Inc CT . Company insiders that have sold Comcast company stock in the last year include Brian L Roberts, Daniel C Murdock, Jeff Shell, and Maritza Gomez Montiel.
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Which major investors are buying Comcast stock?

CMCSA stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including KBC Group NV, Retirement Systems of Alabama, Atalanta Sosnoff Capital LLC, Unigestion Holding SA, Envestnet Asset Management Inc., BlackRock Inc., Coerente Capital Management, and Parnassus Investments CA.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Comcast's stock price today?

One share of CMCSA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $58.11.

How much money does Comcast make?

Comcast has a market capitalization of $266.18 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.

How many employees does Comcast have?

Comcast employs 168,000 workers across the globe.

Does Comcast have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of Comcast: AWTV, Adelphia Communications, American Cellular Network Corporation, BluVector, Blueface, Bravo Media LLC, BuddyTV, CNBC LLC, Centaur Funding Corporation, Comcast ABB Note Consolidation, Comcast Broadband Security, Comcast Business Communications, Comcast Cable Communications, Comcast Cable Communications Management, Comcast Cable Funding I, Comcast Corporation, Comcast Funding I, Comcast Holdings Corporation, Comcast IP Phone, Comcast Interactive Media, Comcast MO Investments, Comcast Nashville Finance, Comcast OTR1, Comcast Programming Holdings, Comcast Shared Services, Comcast Spectacor Ventures, Comcast SportsNet Chicago, Comcast of Arkansas/Florida/Louisiana/Minnesota/Mississippi/Tennessee, Comcast of Boston, Comcast of California II, Comcast of California III, Comcast of California IX, Comcast of California/Colorado, Comcast of California/Colorado/Florida/Oregon, Comcast of California/Colorado/Illinois/Indiana/Michigan, Comcast of California/Maryland/Pennsylvania/Virginia/West Virginia, Comcast of California/Massachusetts/Michigan/Utah, Comcast of Colorado IX, Comcast of Colorado/Florida/Michigan/New Mexico/Pennsylvania/Washington, Comcast of Colorado/Pennsylvania/West Virginia, Comcast of Connecticut, Comcast of Connecticut/Georgia/Massachusetts/New Hampshire/New York/North Carolina/Virginia/Vermont, Comcast of Delmarva, Comcast of Florida/Georgia/Illinois/Michigan, Comcast of Florida/Georgia/Pennsylvania, Comcast of Florida/Michigan/New Mexico/Pennsylvania/Washington, Comcast of Garden State, Comcast of Georgia/Illinois/Michigan, Comcast of Georgia/Pennsylvania, Comcast of Georgia/South Carolina, Comcast of Houston, Comcast of Illinois VI, Comcast of Illinois/Indiana/Ohio, Comcast of Illinois/West Virginia, Comcast of Maine/New Hampshire, Comcast of Maryland, Comcast of Massachusetts II, Comcast of Massachusetts III, Comcast of Minnesota, Comcast of New Jersey II, Comcast of Oregon II, Comcast of Philadelphia II, Comcast of Potomac, Comcast of South Jersey, Comcast of Southeast Pennsylvania, Comcast of Utah II, Comcast of the South, Contingent Network Services, DailyCandy, Deep Blue Communications, E! Entertainment Television, Fandango, FreeWheel, Greater Philadelphia Cablevision, Jones Intercable, Lenfest Communications, MSNBC Cable L.L.C., MediaOne, Metrological, NBC Olympics LLC, NBC Sports Network, NBC Subsidiary (KNBC-TV), NBC West, NBCU New Site Holdings LLC, NBCUniversal, NBCUniversal Enterprise, NBCUniversal Media, Notion, OneTwoSee, Open 4 Business Productions LLC, Pacific Regional Programming Partners, Patriot Media and Communications, Plaxo, PowerCloud Systems, Radiance, Sky, Sky CP Limited, Sky Deutschland Fernsehen GmbH & Co. KG, Sky German Holdings GmbH, Sky In-Home Service Limited, Sky Italia S.r.l., Sky Italian Holdings S.p.A., Sky Limited, Sky Subscribers Services Limited, Sky Telecommunications Services Limited, Sky UK Limited, Stringify, TGC, TechTV, Telemundo Network Group LLC,, This Technology Inc, TimeWarner Cable, USJ Co., Universal Cable Productions LLC, Universal City Development Partners, Universal City Studios LLC, Universal City Studios Productions LLLP, Universal Studios International B.V., Universal Studios LLC, Universal Studios Licensing LLC, Universal Studios Limited, Universal Television LLC, Universal Television Networks, Vehix, Visible World, Watchwith, Wilco Electronic Systems (Cable TV Business), XUMO, iControl Networks, and thePlatform.

When was Comcast founded?

Comcast was founded in 1963.

What is Comcast's official website?

The official website for Comcast is

Where are Comcast's headquarters?

Comcast is headquartered at One Comcast Center, Philadelphia PA, 19103.

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.

This page was last updated on 5/9/2021 by Staff
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