What Does The Data Behind Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) Suggest?


Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) closed its last session at $39.43. The stock traded within a range of $38.50 and $39.62. The company operates in the Communication Services sector with a market capitalization of 183.63 Million. Trading volume for Comcast Corporation was 21.24 Million in its previous trading session. Currently, Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) has an average volume of 25.62 Million.

Company Profile

Comcast Corporation is a global media and technology company with two primary businesses, Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal. Comcast Cable is one of the nation’s largest video, high-speed internet, and phone providers to residential customers under the XFINITY brand, and also provides these services to businesses. It also provides wireless and security and automation services to residential customers under the XFINITY brand. NBCUniversal operates news, entertainment and sports cable networks, the NBC and Telemundo broadcast networks, television production operations, television station groups, Universal Pictures and Universal Parks and Resorts.

Analyst Views

Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) received a Buy rating from 7 analysts. 0 analysts gave its stock an Outperform rating. 1 analysts say it’s a Hold while 0 analysts provided their expert opinion as Sell.

Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) touched its 1-Year High price of $44.00 on 01/24/18 and its 1-Year Low price of $34.78 on 11/03/17.

EPS & Financials

Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) reported its EPS in the last quarter as $0.49/Share beating the analyst estimate of $0.47/Share by a difference of $0.02. This showed a surprise of 4.3% in the last quarter earnings.

For the current quarter, 24 analysts are projecting a mean EPS of $0.61/share. According to their observations and findings, the stock could provide a high EPS of $0.66/share and a low EPS of $0.57/share.

Analysts believe that the company has the potential to earn average revenue of $22.67 Billion for the current quarter. According to their predictions high & low revenue estimates are 23.24 Billion and 21.58 Billion respectively.

Technical Analysis

By taking a look at the stock’s current statistics it can gauged that the stock candle is BULLISH with HIGH volatility. Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) has a 20-Day average volume of 29.29 Million. According to today’s trading volume Comcast Corporation is BELOW its 20-Day Avg. volume with the stock showing BELOW Abnormal volume in the past 150 days.

Moving average convergence divergence (MACD) shows that the stock is on a PRICE RELATIVITY trend. The trend for the past 10-days shows that the company was in BEARISH territory while an analysis of the last 40-Day trend shows a BULLISH signal. The 100-Day trend also shows a BULLISH trend as well.

The company currently has an insider ownership of 0.68 Percent and Institutional ownership of 85.2 Percent. The return on assets stands at 12.3%, Return on Equity currently is 38.8% and the Return on Investment value is 19.2%.

Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) gross margin percentage stands at 70% while its operating margin for the past trailing twelve month is 21.2 percent and its overall profit margin (ttm) is 26.9 Percent. The stock is currently moving below its 20-Day Simple Moving Average of -4.11% with a 50-Day Simple Moving Average of -2.59 percent. As of today, the company has a SMA200 (200-day simple moving average) of 0.5 Percent. The Stock has YTD (year to date) performance of -1.55 percent.

The TTM operating margin for the company stands at 21.2%. The return on invested capital is at 19.2%, which is good, compared to its peers. The Free Cash Flow or FCF margin is 10.95.

The company’s stock is currently moving with a +ve distance from the 200 day SMA of approximately 0.5%, and has a solid year to date (YTD) performance of -1.55% which means that the stock is constantly adding to its value from the previous fiscal year end price.