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Comcast Corporation (CMCSA)

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$35.75 USD


-0.23 (-0.64%)

Updated Oct 22, 2018 04:00 PM ET

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Company Summary

Comcast Corporation is a global media and technology company with two primary businesses, Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal. Comcast Cable is one of the nation's largest video, high-speed internet, and phone providers to residential customers under the XFINITY brand, and also provides these services to businesses. It also provides wireless and security and automation services to residential customers under the XFINITY brand. NBCUniversal operates news, entertainment and sports cable networks, the NBC and Telemundo broadcast networks, television production operations, television station groups, Universal Pictures and Universal Parks and Resorts.

General Information

Comcast Corporation

One Comcast Center

Philadelphia, PA 19103

Phone: 215-286-1700

Fax: NA

Web: NA

Email: NA

Industry Cable Television
Sector Consumer Discretionary
Fiscal Year End December
Last Reported Quarter 9/30/2018
Next EPS Date 10/25/2018

EPS Information

Current Quarter EPS Consensus Estimate 0.61
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate 2.54
Estimated Long-Term EPS Growth Rate 12.50
Next EPS Report Date 10/25/2018

Price and Volume Information

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Yesterday's Close 35.98
52 Week High 44.00
52 Week Low 30.43
Beta 1.19
20 Day Moving Average 27,520,522.00
Target Price Consensus 44.38


% Price Change
4 Week -4.84
12 Week 3.54
YTD -10.16
% Price Change Relative to S&P 500
4 Week 0.76
12 Week 6.15
YTD -13.35
Share Information
Shares Outstanding (millions) 4,644.51
Market Capitalization (millions) 167,109.36
Short Ratio NA
Last Split Date 2/21/2017
Dividend Information
Dividend Yield 2.11%
Annual Dividend $0.76
Payout Ratio 0.33
Change in Payout Ratio 0.02
Last Dividend Payout / Amount 10/2/2018 / $0.19

Fundamental Ratios

P/E (F1) 14.15
Trailing 12 Months 15.78
PEG Ratio 1.13
EPS Growth
vs. Previous Year 25.00%
vs. Previous Quarter 4.84%
Sales Growth
vs. Previous Year 2.69%
vs. Previous Quarter -4.63%
Price Ratios
Price/Book 2.33
Price/Cash Flow 8.49
Price / Sales 1.91
9/30/18 NA
6/30/18 15.92
3/31/18 16.14
9/30/18 NA
6/30/18 5.66
3/31/18 5.46
Current Ratio
9/30/18 NA
6/30/18 0.96
3/31/18 0.98
Quick Ratio
9/30/18 NA
6/30/18 0.96
3/31/18 0.98
Operating Margin
9/30/18 NA
6/30/18 12.21
3/31/18 11.72
Net Margin
9/30/18 NA
6/30/18 27.42
3/31/18 26.79
Pre-Tax Margin
9/30/18 NA
6/30/18 18.04
3/31/18 17.73
Book Value
9/30/18 NA
6/30/18 15.45
3/31/18 15.22
Inventory Turnover
9/30/18 NA
6/30/18 NA
3/31/18 NA
9/30/18 NA
6/30/18 0.86
3/31/18 0.90
Debt to Capital
9/30/18 NA
6/30/18 46.87
3/31/18 47.91