Make a note of Analyst's Recommendations: Comcast Corporation (CMCSA), Banco Santander, SA

Yolanda Curtis
March 20, 2017

In most recent quarter, LT Debt/Equity ratio was listed at 1.03 and Total Debt/Equity ratio was noted at 1.13. In the last 90 days, insiders have sold 241,587 shares of company stock worth $16,944,761. Adirondack Trust Co. boosted its stake in shares of Comcast by 25.1% in the third quarter.

The Stock has Weekly volatility of 1.19% and monthly volatility of 1.14%. Finally, Penserra Capital Management LLC increased its position in Comcast by 100.0% in the third quarter. Truepoint Inc. now owns 6,852 shares of the cable giant's stock worth $455,000 after buying an additional 31 shares during the period. The co is calculating price to free cash flow it concluded at 30.82, the low single digit may indicate stock is undervalued and vice versa. CMCSA's value Change from Open was at -1.08% with a Gap of 0.50%. The stock's current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) is 0.4% where SMA50 and SMA200 are 2.04% and 11.51% respectively. Comcast Co. The firm has a market cap of $177.64 billion, a P/E ratio of 20.99 and a beta of 1.07.

Comcast Corporation Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Jan 26, 2017. According to the corporate earnings calendar, Comcast Corporation will release next earnings on April 26, 2017 with an estimated EPS consensus of $0.44. The business earned $21 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $20.67 billion. Sure, the percentage is encouraging but better times are ahead as looking out over a next 5-year period, analysts expect the company to see its earnings go up by 7.24%, annually. The difference between the estimated and actual earnings was $0.02 per share.

Earnings per share (EPS) is the portion of a company's profit allocated to each outstanding share of common stock.


The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, April 26th. The ex-dividend date is Monday, April 3rd. This represents a $0.63 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.68%. Comcast's dividend payout ratio is now 30.81%.

Average price target for Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) stock is $41.87, according to consensus of 27 analysts.

The company has PEG ratio of 1.77.

While taking a look at financials, we can look at a number of key indicators about Comcast Corporation (CMCSA) .


Comcast Corporation (CMCSA) belonging to the Consumer Discretionary sector has declined -0.58% and closed its last trading session at $37.46. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and twenty-two have issued a buy rating to the company. The fund owned 77,960 shares of the cable giant's stock after buying an additional 922 shares during the period. The shares were sold at an average price of $70.17, for a total transaction of $170,863.95. The stock is now trading 2.19% above its SMA 50 and 17.98% above its SMA 200. Also, EVP Neil Smit sold 33,000 shares of the business's stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, March 1st. Stock has got OUTPERFORM rating from 8 analysts of Thomson Reuters, 3 analysts given HOLD rating to the stock and 0 given UNDERPERFORM rating. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now directly owns 38,844 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $2,950,590.24. Following the sale, the executive vice president now directly owns 38,844 shares of the company's stock, valued at $2,950,590.24.

Comcast stated at the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecom Conference that its Business Services segment is now its "fastest-growing business". The Company has two primary businesses: Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal.

Watson (pictured above) has served as COO of Comcast Cable since 2010. Its NBCUniversal business operates in four business segments: Cable Networks, Broadcast Television, Filmed Entertainment and Theme Parks.


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