Comcast Corp (CMCSA)

CMCSA (NASDAQ:Media) EQUITY
$61.11
pos +0.00
+0.00%
Today's Range: 0.00 - 0.00 | CMCSA Avg Daily Volume: 14,442,800
Last Update: 07/27/15 - 3:59 PM EDT
Volume: 0
YTD Performance: 5.34%
Open: $0.00
Previous Close: $61.11
52 Week Range: $49.33 - $64.99
Oustanding Shares: 2,511,317,016
Market Cap: 131,476,210,183
6-Month Chart
TheStreet Ratings Grade for CMCSA
Buy Hold Sell
A+ A A- B+ B B- C+ C C- D+ D D- E+ E E- F
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Analysts Ratings
Historical Rec Current 1 Mo. Ago 2 Mo. Ago 3 Mo. Ago
Strong Buy 16 16 16 15
Moderate Buy 1 1 1 0
Hold 3 3 3 3
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 0 0 0 0
Mean Rec. 1.33 1.33 1.33 1.33
Latest Dividend: 0.25
Latest Dividend Yield: 1.61%
Dividend Ex-Date: 10/05/15
Price Earnings Ratio: 18.39
Price Earnings Comparisons:
CMCSA Sector Avg. S&P 500
18.39 18.40 28.18
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
3.79% 12.36% 89.28%
GROWTH 12 Mo 3 Yr CAGR
Revenue 6.40 0.23 0.07
Net Income 20.40 0.67 0.18
EPS 25.10 1.15 0.29
Earnings for CMCSA:
EBITDA 22.92B
Revenue 68.78B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (09/15) Qtr (12/15) FY (12/15) FY (12/16)
Average Estimate $0.81 $0.85 $3.32 $3.75
Number of Analysts 17 16 20 19
High Estimate $0.86 $0.91 $3.50 $3.90
Low Estimate $0.75 $0.78 $3.18 $3.55
Prior Year $0.73 $0.77 $2.93 $3.32
Growth Rate (Year over Year) 10.56% 10.63% 13.26% 13.15%
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David Peltier

 | Jul 22, 2015 | 4:41 PM EDT

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Chris Versace and Lenore Hawkins

 | Jul 19, 2015 | 5:00 PM EDT

Hundreds of companies will report quarterly results.

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Doug Kass

 | Jul 17, 2015 | 7:42 AM EDT
The profitability of new subscriber additions represents a fundamental question in valuing Netflix. Most of the excitement surrounding the company is the size and current low penetration of the addressable market. Netflix's strategy is to sacrifice profit over the next few years in order to generate substantial sub growth. But, this begs the question of how much profit will be achieved by generating additional subs. Thinking about the lower profit in terms of  a customer acquisition cost compared to the value of the customer acquired would suggest this may not be a very good business decision. Content is expensive and costs are escalating -- to an estimated $5 billion in 2016. The company does not offer estimates of the cost of self-produced content. No ratings for the consumption of Netflix content are available. To be blunt, most of the content enthusiasm is generated by analysts who have some affiliation with investment banking. It is clear that Netflix's "House of Cards" is wonderful -- but is it $8 billion wonderful?  Not all self-produced content makes it. That is part of the explanation why content producers sell at only 10-15x EBITDA. Forgotten by the Netflix bulls is that a self-generated production such as "Marco Polo" costs more than $100 million. It has been reported that a second season has been ordered; we shall see about that! Consensus earnings estimates have tumbled. First- and second-quarter reported earnings have failed to meet expectations and analysts' earnings per share forecasts have been slashed for 2015-2017. Consensus 2016 EPS is nearly 50% lower than projections by analysts as recently as 90 days ago. Valuation is rich -- maybe beyond so! The shares trade at nearly 150x reduced estimates projected for next year as the company spends to grow subs.  Summary The investment case for Netflix continues to be pushed out into the future as profitability and cash flows have consistently disappointed. Investors appear increasingly willing to judge the company not on traditional metrics of earnings, but rather on how much Netflix is willing to spend. As Greenlight's Einhorn has further remarked, in all likelihood the success of the company's spending spree will not be known within the investment time horizon of many of the traders and investors who are involved in the shares today. I might very well be early in the view I have expressed this morning, and/or it might take higher interest rates or some other factors to end the current infatuation with tomorrow in Netflix. It's a lonely feeling not owning Netflix -- but it was mighty lonely, too, being negative in early 2000 on the Internet stocks. I would also add that with the benefit of hindsight, the exceptionally smart investor Carl Icahn recently sold out too early in Netflix -- but in the fullness of time his decision might prove to be very wise. From
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Christopher Versace

 | Jul 15, 2015 | 11:30 AM EDT

A miss tonight could provide a good opportunity to put the shares at the top of your queue.

updateComcast rated new Hold at Deutsche

Jul 14, 2015 | 7:37 AM EDT

Coverage of CMCSA was started with a Hold rating, Deutsche Bank said. Valuation call, based on a $69 price target. 

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Jim Cramer

 | Jul 9, 2015 | 12:28 PM EDT

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Doug Kass

 | Jul 6, 2015 | 9:52 AM EDT
I have added to the following shorts: SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY), PowerShares QQQ Trust (QQQ), Lincoln National (LNC), MetLife (MET), Apple (AAPL), and Comcast (CMCSA).
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Doug Kass

 | Jun 29, 2015 | 11:44 AM EDT
I have added to the following shorts this morning: MetLife (MET), Lincoln National (LNC), Comcast (CMCSA) and Apple (AAPL).
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Doug Kass

 | Jun 8, 2015 | 1:33 PM EDT
I have added to these shorts: Apple (AAPL), SPDR S&P 500 (SPY) and PowerShares QQQ (QQQ). I have increased these longs: GM (GM) and Ford (F). I have reduced my Oaktree (OAK) position. I have also added to these closed-end municipal bond funds: ETX, BTT and BLE. I have added to my MetLife (MET), Lincoln National (LNC) and Comcast (CMCSA) shorts this afternoon. I am back to net short.
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Christopher Versace

 | Jun 4, 2015 | 11:00 AM EDT

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