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Is Comcast Corporation(NASDAQ: CMCSA), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCSA) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 7/7/1988. Comcast Corporation is in the Entertainment – Diversified industry and Services sector. Average volume for Comcast Corporation, is 9821.23, and so far today it has a volume of 2986533. Performance year to date since the 7/7/1988 is 20.46%.

To help you determine whether Comcast Corporation is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 20.31 and forward P/E is 17.17. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Comcast Corporation has a value for PEG of 1.56. P/S ratio is 2.16 and the P/B ratio is 3.1. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is *TBA and 27.04 respectively.

At the current price Comcast Corporation is trading at, 67.07 (-0.03% today), Comcast Corporation has a dividend yield of 1.64%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 30.70%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 3.3, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 10.52% after growing 1.40% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 7.60%, and 5.20% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 2432.28, and the number of shares float is 2345.16. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.10%, and institutional ownership is at 84.90%. The float short is 1.17%, with the short ratio at a value of 2.8. Management has seen a return on assets of 5.00%, and also a return on investment of 10.50%.

The ability for Comcast Corporation, to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 0.8, and quick ratio is 0.8. Long term debt/equity is 0.98 and total debt/equity is 1.06. In terms of margins, Comcast Corporation has a gross margin of 70.20%, with its operating margin at 21.40%, and Comcast Corporation has a profit margin of 10.90%.

The 52 week high is -1.30%, with 36.49% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 5.97% and the 200 day simple moving average is 12.03%.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.


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