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Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCSA) – Is this large market cap stock undervalued?

Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCSA), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 159759.09. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for Comcast Corporation is 65.89 (with a change from open of -0.14%), this in conjunction with a target price of 75.37. Volume today has so far reached 2762164, with an average volume of about 8609.63. The GAP for this stock, is 0.09%.

The P/E ratio is 20.05, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 17.01. The current EPS for Comcast Corporation, is 3.29, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of 1.40%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to 18.36%.

Looking further into the growth statistics for Comcast Corporation, EPS is looking like it will grow 10.18% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 12.89%. Quarter over quarter is -1.80% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is 2.80%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been 20.20%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been 14.50%.

Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 0.10% and institutional ownership is 85.10%. Shares outstanding is 2423.53, while shares float is at a value of 2330.17. Float short for Comcast Corporation is 1.22% and the short ratio is 3.31.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.99, while the total debt/equity comes to 1.05. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is 0.8, and the quick ratio is 0.8. The most recent gross margin is 70.60% and their operating margin is 21.20%. The profit margin is 10.70%.

Comcast Corporation has seen returns on assets of 4.90%, and on investment, 10.50%. Return on equity is 15.50%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is 1.56. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 2.1, with Price/book ratio coming to 3 and Price/cash is , and finally Price/Free cash Flow is 25.18.

The simple moving averages are -1.17% and 7.76% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -3.62% and the 52 week low is 26.98%.

Comcast Corporation has a dividend yield of 1.67%, with a current price of 65.89. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is 31.60%. This is in an industry, Entertainment – Diversified, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Services. Comcast Corporation is based in USA.

Performance in the Entertainment – Diversified industry means that Comcast Corporation has seen performance for the past week of 1.24%, with performance for the month coming to -2.73%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of 6.14%, and for the half year the performance is 14.74%. Volatility for this week is 1.54% and for the month this is 1.23%.

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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