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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 162695.14. Since its IPO date on the 7/7/1988, Comcast Corporation, CMCSA performance year to date is 21.14%. Today Comcast Corporation, CMCSA has gained -0.44%, with a current price of 67.18.

Ownership of the company is 0.10% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 84.90%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 30.70%. Return of assets are at 5.00%, 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 0.98. While Total debt/equity is 1.06. With a profit margin of 10.90%, this is combined with a gross margin of 70.20%, and operating margin of 21.40%. 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 10.43%. The 52-week high is -1.14%, and the 52-week low is 36.71%. The average volume for Comcast Corporation, CMCSA is 3317125.

With a target price of 72.3, can Comcast Corporation, CMCSA reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Comcast Corporation, CMCSA. Comcast Corporation has a P/E of 20.43 and a forward P/E of 17.27. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 1.57. Comcast Corporation also has a P/S and a P/B of 2.16 and 3.12 respectively. For P/cash, Comcast Corporation has a value of *TBA, while it is 26.96 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 67.18, Comcast Corporation has a dividend yield of 1.63%. 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 13.04%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 10.87% 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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