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Comcast NasdaqGS:CMCS.A Stock Report

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06 Aug, 2022


Company Financials +
CMCS.A fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth1/6
Past Performance4/6
Financial Health3/6

CMCS.A Stock Overview

Comcast Corporation operates as a media and technology company worldwide.

Comcast Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Comcast
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$38.27
52 Week HighUS$61.80
52 Week LowUS$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 IPO1,259.83%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

CMCS.AUS MediaUS 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.

Price Volatility

Is CMCS.A's price volatile compared to industry and market?
CMCS.A volatility
CMCS.A Average Weekly Movement4.6%
Media Industry Average Movement8.2%
Market Average Movement7.9%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market17.1%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market3.2%

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

1963189,000Brian Roberts

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

How do Comcast's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
CMCS.A fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$168.89b
Earnings (TTM)US$14.04b
Revenue (TTM)US$121.66b


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
CMCS.A income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueUS$39.73b
Gross ProfitUS$81.93b
Other ExpensesUS$67.89b

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2022

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)3.18
Gross Margin67.34%
Net Profit Margin11.54%
Debt/Equity Ratio106.1%

How did CMCS.A perform over the long term?

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Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio

Does CMCS.A pay a reliable dividends?

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When do you need to buy CMCS.A by to receive an upcoming dividend?
Comcast dividend dates
Ex Dividend DateOct 04 2022
Dividend Pay DateOct 26 2022
Days until Ex dividend57 days
Days until Dividend pay date79 days

Does CMCS.A pay a reliable dividends?

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We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


Is CMCS.A undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


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

  • Analyst Forecast

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.

CMCS.A key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenue2.2x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA7.2x
PEG Ratio1.8x

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

How does CMCS.A's PE Ratio compare to its peers?

CMCS.A PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for CMCS.A vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average13.5x
CHTR Charter Communications
SIRI Sirius XM Holdings
LSXM.K Liberty SiriusXM Group
CMCS.A Comcast

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.

CMCS.A PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio12x
Fair PE Ratio26.9x

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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Future Growth

How is Comcast forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 32 analysts?

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 1/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


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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Past Performance

How has Comcast performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 4/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


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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Financial Health

How is Comcast's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 3/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

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).

Balance Sheet

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

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 5/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Cash Flow Coverage


Current Dividend Yield

Upcoming Dividend Payment

TodayAug 07 2022Ex Dividend DateOct 04 2022Dividend Pay DateOct 26 202222 days from Ex DividendBuy in the next 57 days to receive the upcoming dividend

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.

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: CMCS.A's management team is considered experienced (3.3 years average tenure).

Board Members

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

Ownership Breakdown

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

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Comcast Corporation's 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
  • Implied Market Cap: US$168.895b
  • Shares outstanding: 4.41b
  • Website:

Number of Employees


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


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/08/06 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/08/05 00:00
Annual Earnings2021/12/31

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.