NasdaqGS:CMCS.A

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Market Cap

US$264.8b

Last Updated

2021/06/23 02:19 UTC

Data Sources

Company Financials +

Share Price & News

How has Comcast's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: CMCS.A is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.

Volatility Over Time: CMCS.A's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0.5%

CMCS.A

0.7%

US Media

-0.1%

US Market


1 Year Return

47.0%

CMCS.A

44.1%

US Media

39.0%

US Market

Return vs Industry: CMCS.A exceeded the US Media industry which returned 43.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: CMCS.A exceeded the US Market which returned 39% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

CMCS.AIndustryMarket
7 Day0.5%0.7%-0.1%
30 Day4.6%2.2%2.6%
90 Day3.1%-3.7%8.0%
1 Year50.0%47.0%45.7%44.1%41.2%39.0%
3 Year87.2%75.8%66.4%59.4%62.4%52.3%
5 Year101.4%82.7%89.4%75.9%132.3%106.2%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Comcast's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


Simply Wall St News

Valuation

Is Comcast undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

42.3%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: CMCS.A ($57.63) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($99.86)

Significantly Below Fair Value: CMCS.A is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: CMCS.A is poor value based on its PE Ratio (22.5x) compared to the US Media industry average (19.8x).

PE vs Market: CMCS.A is poor value based on its PE Ratio (22.5x) compared to the US market (19.2x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: CMCS.A is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.8x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: CMCS.A is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.9x) compared to the US Media industry average (2x).


Future Growth

How is Comcast forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 28 analysts?

12.4%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: CMCS.A's forecast earnings growth (12.4% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).

Earnings vs Market: CMCS.A's earnings (12.4% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (15.7% per year).

High Growth Earnings: CMCS.A's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: CMCS.A's revenue (4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.4% per year).

High Growth Revenue: CMCS.A's revenue (4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: CMCS.A's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (16.6%).


Past Performance

How has Comcast performed over the past 5 years?

2.7%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: CMCS.A has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: CMCS.A's current net profit margins (11.2%) are higher than last year (10.7%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: CMCS.A's earnings have grown by 2.7% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: CMCS.A's earnings growth over the past year (0.6%) is below its 5-year average (2.7% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: CMCS.A earnings growth over the past year (0.6%) underperformed the Media industry 25.4%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: CMCS.A's Return on Equity (12.4%) is considered low.


Financial Health

How is Comcast's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: CMCS.A's short term assets ($29.4B) do not cover its short term liabilities ($30.8B).

Long Term Liabilities: CMCS.A's short term assets ($29.4B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($153.1B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: CMCS.A's debt to equity ratio (109.3%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: CMCS.A's debt to equity ratio has increased from 99.8% to 109.3% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: CMCS.A's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (25.8%).

Interest Coverage: CMCS.A's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (4x coverage).


Balance Sheet


Dividend

What is Comcast current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

1.74%

Current Dividend Yield


Upcoming Dividend Payment

TodayJun 23 2021Ex Dividend DateJul 06 2021Dividend Pay DateJul 28 202122 days from Ex DividendBuy in the next 13 days to receive the upcoming dividend

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: CMCS.A's dividend (1.74%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.31%).

High Dividend: CMCS.A's dividend (1.74%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.44%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: CMCS.A's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: CMCS.A's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (36.8%), CMCS.A's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: CMCS.A's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (27.9% payout ratio).


Next Steps

Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

2.2yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Brian Roberts (60 yo)

18.58yrs

Tenure

US$32,713,267

Compensation

Mr. Brian L. Roberts serves as the Principal Executive Officer of IR-TCI Partners V L P and also has been its Chairman since November 2002 He serves as Principal Executive Officer at NBCUniversal Media, LL...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Brian's total compensation ($USD32.71M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD11.28M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Brian's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: CMCS.A's management team is considered experienced (2.2 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: CMCS.A's board of directors are considered experienced (5.4 years average tenure).


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: CMCS.A insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Comcast Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Comcast Corporation
  • Ticker: CMCS.A
  • Exchange: NasdaqGS
  • Founded: 1963
  • Industry: Cable and Satellite
  • Sector: Media
  • Market Cap: US$264.769b
  • Shares outstanding: 4.59b
  • Website: https://corporate.comcast.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Comcast Corporation
  • One Comcast Center
  • 1701 John F. Kennedy Boulevard
  • Philadelphia
  • Pennsylvania
  • 19103-2838
  • United States

Listings


Biography

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...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/06/23 02:19
End of Day Share Price2021/06/22 00:00
Earnings2021/03/31
Annual Earnings2020/12/31


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.