Analytical Guide for Comcast Corporation (CMCSA), Citigroup Inc

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3 told as a HOLD the stock. Woodmont Investment Counsel LLC bought a new stake in shares of Comcast during the third quarter valued at about $110,000. The Weekly and Monthly Volatility stands at 1.19% and 1.14%.

IBD'S TAKE: Shares in Comcast, which split its stock 2:1 earlier this year, have been consolidating. Finally, State Street Corp raised its position in Comcast by 2.9% in the fourth quarter. Bluestein R H & Co. now owns 617,480 shares of the cable giant's stock valued at $42,637,000 after buying an additional 22,147 shares in the last quarter. The 52-week range of the stock is $29.34 to $38.44. The stock's current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) is 0.15% where SMA50 and SMA200 are 1.57% and 11.08% respectively. The company has a market capitalization of $177.64 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.99 and a beta of 1.07. Analysts are forecasting earnings of $0.44 on a per share basis this quarter. The firm earned $21 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $20.67 billion.

Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) shows its Return on Assets (ROA) value of 5 percent, while the Return on Equity (ROE) value is 16.3 percent and Return on Investment (ROI) value stands at 10 percent. The average revenue estimate for the year ending December 2017 is $2.1B by 4 analysts. The difference between the expected and actual EPS was $0.02/share, which represents an Earnings surprise of 4.7%.

While there are a number of profitability ratios that measure a company's ability to generate profit from the sales or services it provides, one of the most important is the net profit margin. Investors of record on Wednesday, April 5th will be paid a dividend of $0.1575 per share. Then he will serve as vice chairman of Comcast, a position previously held by former chief financial officer Michael Angelakis. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, April 3rd. Comcast's dividend payout ratio is now 30.81%. Presently Comcast Corporation (CMCSA) received consensus rating of " Buy " from analysts, according to FactSet data. Total debt to equity ratio of the company for most recent quarter is 1.13 while Long term debt to equity ratio for same time period is 1.03.

Comcast Corporation (CMCSA) is an interesting player in the Services space, with a focus on Entertainment - Diversified. Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) witnessed a decline in the market cap on Thursday as its shares dropped 0.19% or 0.07 points. Royal Bank of Canada lifted their target price on shares of Comcast from $36.00 to $40.00 and gave the stock an "outperform" rating in a research note on Tuesday, January 31st. "The stock has been rated as "Buy" from "23" Analysts".

Price Target plays a critical role when it comes to the Analysis of a Stock. Insiders have sold 239,152 shares of company stock valued at $16,773,898 in the last ninety days.

Comcast just announced a big change at its cable operation, the nation's largest: Beginning April 1, Dave Watson will move to CEO from COO of Comcast Cable, replacing Neil Smit who becomes the parent company's Vice Chairman. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Corporate insiders own 1.27% of the company's stock.

Comcast Corporation is a media and technology company.

"Dave Watson is the ideal new leader of Comcast Cable", said Brian L. Roberts, chairman and CEO of Comcast Corporation. Its Comcast Cable business operates in the Cable Communications segment.



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