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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 167833.09. Since its IPO date on the 7/7/1988, Comcast Corporation, CMCSA performance year to date is 26.46%. Today Comcast Corporation, CMCSA has gained -0.91%, with a current price of 69.5.

Ownership of the company is 0.10% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 84.00%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 31.20%. 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 1.07. While Total debt/equity is 1.13. With a profit margin of 10.60%, this is combined with a gross margin of 69.80%, and operating margin of 21.10%. 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 17.26%. The 52-week high is -1.03%, and the 52-week low is 34.50%. The average volume for Comcast Corporation, CMCSA is 1637579.

With a target price of 75.74, can Comcast Corporation, CMCSA reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Comcast Corporation, CMCSA. Comcast Corporation has a P/E of 20.57 and a forward P/E of 18.61. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 1.63. Comcast Corporation also has a P/S and a P/B of 2.13 and 3.15 respectively. For P/cash, Comcast Corporation has a value of *TBA, while it is 32.99 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 69.5, Comcast Corporation has a dividend yield of 1.57%. We see a return on equity of 15.80%.

Looking more long-term Comcast Corporation, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 12.66%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 7.84% 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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