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Comcast Competitors

$53.93
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$53.60
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$48.42
MA: $51.24
$54.45
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$55.25
Volume27.40 million shs
Average Volume18.60 million shs
Market Capitalization$247.03 billion
P/E Ratio24.18
Dividend Yield1.71%
Beta0.99

Competitors

Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) Vs. CHTR, ROKU, DISCA, LBRDK, LBRDA, and DISCK

Should you be buying CMCSA stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the industry of "cable & other pay television services" are considered alternatives and competitors to Comcast, including Charter Communications (CHTR), Roku (ROKU), Discovery (DISCA), Liberty Broadband (LBRDK), Liberty Broadband (LBRDA), and Discovery (DISCK).

Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) and Charter Communications (NASDAQ:CHTR) are both large-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, profitability, earnings, risk, dividends, valuation and analyst recommendations.

Risk and Volatility

Comcast has a beta of 0.99, suggesting that its stock price is 1% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Charter Communications has a beta of 1, suggesting that its stock price has a similar volatility profile to the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

82.6% of Comcast shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 70.1% of Charter Communications shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.1% of Comcast shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.2% of Charter Communications shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Comcast and Charter Communications' top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Comcast$108.94 billion2.27$13.06 billion$3.1317.23
Charter Communications$45.76 billion2.57$1.67 billion$7.5480.59

Comcast has higher revenue and earnings than Charter Communications. Comcast is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Charter Communications, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Comcast and Charter Communications, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Comcast071502.68
Charter Communications041912.88

Comcast currently has a consensus price target of $54.00, indicating a potential upside of 0.13%. Charter Communications has a consensus price target of $668.7391, indicating a potential upside of 10.06%. Given Charter Communications' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Charter Communications is more favorable than Comcast.

Profitability

This table compares Comcast and Charter Communications' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Comcast9.90%15.45%4.94%
Charter Communications5.70%7.50%1.87%

Summary

Charter Communications beats Comcast on 9 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

Roku (NASDAQ:ROKU) and Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) are both large-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, dividends, profitability, valuation, earnings, risk and institutional ownership.

Volatility & Risk

Roku has a beta of 1.95, meaning that its share price is 95% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Comcast has a beta of 0.99, meaning that its share price is 1% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

64.2% of Roku shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 82.6% of Comcast shares are owned by institutional investors. 22.7% of Roku shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 1.1% of Comcast shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Roku and Comcast's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Roku$1.13 billion40.47$-59,940,000.00($0.52)-692.21
Comcast$108.94 billion2.27$13.06 billion$3.1317.23

Comcast has higher revenue and earnings than Roku. Roku is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Comcast, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for Roku and Comcast, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Roku171602.63
Comcast071502.68

Roku currently has a consensus target price of $376.5385, indicating a potential upside of 4.61%. Comcast has a consensus target price of $54.00, indicating a potential upside of 0.13%. Given Roku's higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe Roku is more favorable than Comcast.

Profitability

This table compares Roku and Comcast's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Roku-6.53%-11.15%-5.78%
Comcast9.90%15.45%4.94%

Summary

Comcast beats Roku on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Discovery (NASDAQ:DISCA) and Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) are both large-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, dividends, profitability, valuation, earnings, risk and institutional ownership.

Volatility & Risk

Discovery has a beta of 1.53, meaning that its share price is 53% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Comcast has a beta of 0.99, meaning that its share price is 1% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

40.8% of Discovery shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 82.6% of Comcast shares are owned by institutional investors. 5.9% of Discovery shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 1.1% of Comcast shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Discovery and Comcast's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Discovery$11.14 billion2.74$2.07 billion$3.6916.96
Comcast$108.94 billion2.27$13.06 billion$3.1317.23

Comcast has higher revenue and earnings than Discovery. Discovery is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Comcast, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for Discovery and Comcast, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Discovery210702.26
Comcast071502.68

Discovery currently has a consensus target price of $35.90, indicating a potential downside of 42.65%. Comcast has a consensus target price of $54.00, indicating a potential upside of 0.13%. Given Comcast's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Comcast is more favorable than Discovery.

Profitability

This table compares Discovery and Comcast's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Discovery13.36%20.76%7.06%
Comcast9.90%15.45%4.94%

Summary

Discovery beats Comcast on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Liberty Broadband (NASDAQ:LBRDK) and Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) are both large-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, dividends, profitability, valuation, earnings, risk and institutional ownership.

Volatility & Risk

Liberty Broadband has a beta of 1.04, meaning that its share price is 4% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Comcast has a beta of 0.99, meaning that its share price is 1% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Liberty Broadband and Comcast's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Liberty Broadband$14.86 million1,792.28$117.22 million$0.64233.14
Comcast$108.94 billion2.27$13.06 billion$3.1317.23

Comcast has higher revenue and earnings than Liberty Broadband. Comcast is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Liberty Broadband, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

56.0% of Liberty Broadband shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 82.6% of Comcast shares are owned by institutional investors. 10.8% of Liberty Broadband shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 1.1% of Comcast shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Liberty Broadband and Comcast's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Liberty Broadband1,375.63%2.12%1.81%
Comcast9.90%15.45%4.94%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for Liberty Broadband and Comcast, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Liberty Broadband01302.75
Comcast071502.68

Liberty Broadband currently has a consensus target price of $175.75, indicating a potential upside of 17.79%. Comcast has a consensus target price of $54.00, indicating a potential upside of 0.13%. Given Liberty Broadband's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe Liberty Broadband is more favorable than Comcast.

Liberty Broadband (NASDAQ:LBRDA) and Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) are both large-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability, risk, dividends, earnings and institutional ownership.

Volatility & Risk

Liberty Broadband has a beta of 1.08, meaning that its stock price is 8% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Comcast has a beta of 0.99, meaning that its stock price is 1% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Liberty Broadband and Comcast's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Liberty Broadband$14.86 million1,740.63$117.22 million$0.64226.42
Comcast$108.94 billion2.27$13.06 billion$3.1317.23

Comcast has higher revenue and earnings than Liberty Broadband. Comcast is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Liberty Broadband, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

12.1% of Liberty Broadband shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 82.6% of Comcast shares are held by institutional investors. 6.3% of Liberty Broadband shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.1% of Comcast shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Liberty Broadband and Comcast's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Liberty Broadband1,375.63%2.12%1.81%
Comcast9.90%15.45%4.94%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Liberty Broadband and Comcast, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Liberty Broadband00403.00
Comcast071502.68

Liberty Broadband presently has a consensus target price of $185.3333, indicating a potential upside of 27.90%. Comcast has a consensus target price of $54.00, indicating a potential upside of 0.13%. Given Liberty Broadband's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Liberty Broadband is more favorable than Comcast.

Discovery (NASDAQ:DISCK) and Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) are both large-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability, risk, dividends, earnings and institutional ownership.

Volatility & Risk

Discovery has a beta of 1.52, meaning that its stock price is 52% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Comcast has a beta of 0.99, meaning that its stock price is 1% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Discovery and Comcast's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Discovery13.36%20.76%7.06%
Comcast9.90%15.45%4.94%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Discovery and Comcast, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Discovery01002.00
Comcast071502.68

Discovery presently has a consensus target price of $43.00, indicating a potential downside of 16.41%. Comcast has a consensus target price of $54.00, indicating a potential upside of 0.13%. Given Comcast's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Comcast is more favorable than Discovery.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Discovery and Comcast's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Discovery$11.14 billion2.25$2.07 billionN/AN/A
Comcast$108.94 billion2.27$13.06 billion$3.1317.23

Comcast has higher revenue and earnings than Discovery.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

54.0% of Discovery shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 82.6% of Comcast shares are held by institutional investors. 5.0% of Discovery shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.1% of Comcast shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Comcast beats Discovery on 7 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.


Comcast Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Charter Communications logo
CHTR
Charter Communications
2.2$607.64+1.1%$117.72 billion$45.76 billion47.96News Coverage
Roku logo
ROKU
Roku
1.2$359.95+2.7%$45.69 billion$1.13 billion-428.51Insider Selling
Analyst Revision
Discovery logo
DISCA
Discovery
1.6$62.60+1.8%$30.51 billion$11.14 billion30.39Analyst Report
Insider Selling
Liberty Broadband logo
LBRDK
Liberty Broadband
1.4$149.21+0.1%$26.63 billion$14.86 million121.31Earnings Announcement
Analyst Upgrade
Liberty Broadband logo
LBRDA
Liberty Broadband
1.6$144.91+0.1%$25.87 billion$14.86 million117.81Earnings Announcement
Analyst Upgrade
Decrease in Short Interest
Discovery logo
DISCK
Discovery
1.0$51.44+2.0%$25.07 billion$11.14 billion24.97Analyst Report
Rogers Communications logo
RCI
Rogers Communications
2.6$45.24+1.2%$18.32 billion$11.36 billion19.17Increase in Short Interest
DISH Network logo
DISH
DISH Network
1.8$32.78+2.6%$17.25 billion$12.81 billion13.33Analyst Report
Decrease in Short Interest
News Coverage
Altice USA logo
ATUS
Altice USA
2.0$32.42+1.1%$15.34 billion$9.76 billion180.12Analyst Report
Liberty Global logo
LBTYA
Liberty Global
1.3$23.76+2.5%$13.72 billion$11.54 billion-7.24
Liberty Global logo
LBTYK
Liberty Global
1.4$23.54+2.7%$13.59 billion$11.54 billion-7.18Unusual Options Activity
News Coverage
Cable One logo
CABO
Cable One
1.6$1,770.08+1.4%$10.68 billion$1.17 billion41.20Analyst Downgrade
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Shaw Communications logo
SJR
Shaw Communications
2.1$18.02+0.0%$8.67 billion$3.79 billion18.20Increase in Short Interest
QRTEB
Qurate Retail
0.8$11.65+4.1%$4.86 billion$13.46 billion7.19Increase in Short Interest
Gap Up
Liberty Latin America logo
LILA
Liberty Latin America
0.8$12.71+2.4%$2.95 billion$3.87 billion-3.77Unusual Options Activity
News Coverage
Liberty Latin America logo
LILAK
Liberty Latin America
1.2$12.66+2.6%$2.94 billion$3.87 billion-3.76
AMC Networks logo
AMCX
AMC Networks
1.4$68.15+0.9%$2.81 billion$3.06 billion27.04Earnings Announcement
Analyst Report
WideOpenWest logo
WOW
WideOpenWest
1.4$16.75+5.4%$1.45 billion$1.15 billion67.00Analyst Downgrade
High Trading Volume
Unusual Options Activity
Analyst Revision
MSG Networks logo
MSGN
MSG Networks
1.2$18.63+2.0%$1.06 billion$685.80 million6.19Decrease in Short Interest
Hemisphere Media Group logo
HMTV
Hemisphere Media Group
0.6$11.99+0.6%$479.14 million$149.39 million-63.11Earnings Announcement
News Coverage
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