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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Comcast Corporation, CMCSA

Comcast Corporation, CMCSA is in the exchange NASDAQ and its industry is Entertainment РDiversified in the sector of Services. Based in USA, Comcast Corporation, CMCSA  has a market cap of 160510.4. Since its IPO date on the 7/7/1988, Comcast Corporation, CMCSA performance year to date is 18.92%. Today Comcast Corporation, CMCSA has gained 0.58%, with a current price of 66.23.

Ownership of the company is 0.10% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 85.10%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 31.60%. Return of assets are at 4.90%, with return on investment at 10.50%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Comcast Corporation, CMCSA is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.99. While Total debt/equity is 1.05. With a profit margin of 10.70%, this is combined with a gross margin of 70.60%, and operating margin of 21.20%. Comcast Corporation ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 0.8, while the quick ratio is 0.8.

For the last year Comcast Corporation, CMCSA has seen a EPS growth of 1.40%. A performance for the year of 16.41%. The 52-week high is -3.12%, and the 52-week low is 27.64%. The average volume for Comcast Corporation, CMCSA is 7553900.

With a target price of 75.37, can Comcast Corporation, CMCSA reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Comcast Corporation, CMCSA. Comcast Corporation has a P/E of 20.14 and a forward P/E of 17.09. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 1.56. Comcast Corporation also has a P/S and a P/B of 2.11 and 3.02 respectively. For P/cash, Comcast Corporation has a value of *TBA, while it is 25.3 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 66.23, Comcast Corporation has a dividend yield of 1.66%. We see a return on equity of 15.50%.

Looking more long-term Comcast Corporation, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 12.89%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 10.18% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 1.40% for this year and for the last five years a 20.20% growth has been seen.

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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