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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 – Diversified in the sector of Services. Based in USA, Comcast Corporation, CMCSA  has a market cap of 157757.47. Since its IPO date on the 7/7/1988, Comcast Corporation, CMCSA performance year to date is 17.84%. Today Comcast Corporation, CMCSA has gained -0.08%, with a current price of 65.36.

Ownership of the company is 0.10% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 85.20%. 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 9.05%. The 52-week high is -3.99%, and the 52-week low is 26.49%. The average volume for Comcast Corporation, CMCSA is 7471000.

With a target price of 75.7, can Comcast Corporation, CMCSA reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Comcast Corporation, CMCSA. Comcast Corporation has a P/E of 19.88 and a forward P/E of 16.93. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 1.55. Comcast Corporation also has a P/S and a P/B of 2.08 and 2.98 respectively. For P/cash, Comcast Corporation has a value of *TBA, while it is 24.87 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 65.36, Comcast Corporation has a dividend yield of 1.68%. 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 12.84%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 9.91% 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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