CMCS.A Stock Overview
Comcast Corporation operates as a media and technology company worldwide.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$38.27|
|52 Week High||US$61.80|
|52 Week Low||US$36.57|
|1 Month Change||-4.18%|
|3 Month Change||-4.32%|
|1 Year Change||-34.79%|
|3 Year Change||-10.86%|
|5 Year Change||-6.91%|
|Change since IPO||1,259.83%|
Recent News & Updates
|CMCS.A||US Media||US Market|
Return vs Industry: CMCS.A matched the US Media industry which returned -34.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: CMCS.A underperformed the US Market which returned -12.8% over the past year.
|CMCS.A Average Weekly Movement||4.6%|
|Media Industry Average Movement||8.2%|
|Market Average Movement||7.9%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||17.1%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||3.2%|
Stable Share Price: CMCS.A is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: CMCS.A's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Comcast Corporation operates as a media and technology company worldwide. It operates through Cable Communications, Media, Studios, Theme Parks, and Sky segments. The Cable Communications segment offers broadband, video, voice, wireless, and other services to residential and business customers under the Xfinity brand; and advertising services.
Comcast Fundamentals Summary
|CMCS.A fundamental statistics|
Is CMCS.A overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|CMCS.A income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$39.73b|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||3.18|
|Net Profit Margin||11.54%|
How did CMCS.A perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
2.8%Current Dividend Yield
Does CMCS.A pay a reliable dividends?See CMCS.A dividend history and benchmarks
|Comcast dividend dates|
|Ex Dividend Date||Oct 04 2022|
|Dividend Pay Date||Oct 26 2022|
|Days until Ex dividend||57 days|
|Days until Dividend pay date||79 days|
Does CMCS.A pay a reliable dividends?See CMCS.A dividend history and benchmarks
Is CMCS.A undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 4/6
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for CMCS.A?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is CMCS.A's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does CMCS.A's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|CMCS.A PE Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PE||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
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Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: CMCS.A is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (12x) compared to the peer average (13.5x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does CMCS.A's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the US Media Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: CMCS.A is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (12x) compared to the US Media industry average (12x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is CMCS.A's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.
|Current PE Ratio||12x|
|Fair PE Ratio||26.9x|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: CMCS.A is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (12x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (26.9x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of CMCS.A when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: CMCS.A ($38.27) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($127.76)
Significantly Below Fair Value: CMCS.A is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Analyst Price Targets
What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?
Analyst Forecast: Target price is more than 20% higher than the current share price, but analysts are not within a statistically confident range of agreement.
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How is Comcast forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 32 analysts?
Future Growth Score1/6
Future Growth Score 1/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: CMCS.A's forecast earnings growth (6.8% per year) is above the savings rate (1.9%).
Earnings vs Market: CMCS.A's earnings (6.8% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (12.8% per year).
High Growth Earnings: CMCS.A's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: CMCS.A's revenue (1.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: CMCS.A's revenue (1.8% 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 (18.7%).
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How has Comcast performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score4/6
Past Performance Score 4/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
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 (11.5%) are higher than last year (11.4%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: CMCS.A's earnings have declined by 6.9% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: CMCS.A's earnings growth over the past year (12.6%) exceeds its 5-year average (-6.9% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: CMCS.A earnings growth over the past year (12.6%) exceeded the Media industry 3%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: CMCS.A's Return on Equity (14.6%) is considered low.
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How is Comcast's financial position?
Financial Health Score3/6
Financial Health Score 3/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: CMCS.A's short term assets ($24.2B) do not cover its short term liabilities ($27.6B).
Long Term Liabilities: CMCS.A's short term assets ($24.2B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($146.4B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: CMCS.A's net debt to equity ratio (98.7%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: CMCS.A's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 111% to 106.1% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: CMCS.A's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (27.7%).
Interest Coverage: CMCS.A's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (5.4x coverage).
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What is Comcast current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 5/6
Cash Flow Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: CMCS.A's dividend (2.82%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.52%).
High Dividend: CMCS.A's dividend (2.82%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.09%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: CMCS.A's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: CMCS.A's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (33.6%), CMCS.A's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: With its reasonably low cash payout ratio (32.9%), CMCS.A's dividend payments are well covered by cash flows.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Brian Roberts (62 yo)
Mr. Brian L. Roberts serves as the Principal Executive Officer of IR-TCI Partners V L P and also has been its Chairman since November 2002 He serves as Principal Executive Officer at NBCUniversal Media, LL...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Brian's total compensation ($USD33.98M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD13.00M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Brian's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: CMCS.A's management team is considered experienced (3.3 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: CMCS.A's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 11.4 years average tenure).
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
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Comcast Corporation's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Comcast Corporation
- Ticker: CMCS.A
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1963
- Industry: Cable and Satellite
- Sector: Media
- Implied Market Cap: US$168.895b
- Shares outstanding: 4.41b
- Website: https://corporate.comcast.com
Number of Employees
- Comcast Corporation
- One Comcast Center
- 1701 John F. Kennedy Boulevard
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/08/06 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/08/05 00:00|
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.