Featured Stock Overview: Comcast Corporation (CMCSA)

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Comcast Corporation (CMCSA) belonging to the Consumer Discretionary sector has declined -0.58% and closed its last trading session at $37.46.

The company reported its EPS on 01/26/2017. Currently, the stock has a 1 Year Price Target of $41.87.

The consensus recommendation, according to Zacks Investment research, is 1.18. The scale runs from 1 to 5 with 1 recommending Strong Buy and 5 recommending a Strong Sell.

The Stock had a 1.16 Consensus Analyst Recommendation 30 Days Ago, whereas 60 days ago and 90 days ago the analyst recommendations were 1.07 and 1.17 respectively.

Comcast Corporation on 01/26/2017 reported its EPS as $0.45 with the analysts projecting the EPS of the stock as $0.43. The company beat the analyst EPS Estimate with the difference of $0.02. This shows a surprise factor of 4.7%.

Many analysts have provided their estimated foresights on Comcast Corporation Earnings, with 23 analysts believing the company would generate an Average Estimate of $0.43.

Whereas they predicted High and Low Earnings Estimate as $0.46 and $0.41 respectively. While in the same Quarter Previous year, the Actual EPS was $0.44.

Analysts are also projecting an Average Revenue Estimate for Comcast Corporation as $20 Billion in the Current Quarter. This estimate is provided by 22 analysts.

The High Revenue estimate is predicted as 20.4 Billion, while the Low Revenue Estimate prediction stands at 19.62 Billion. The company’s last year sales total was 18.79 Billion.

For the Current Quarter, the growth estimate for Comcast Corporation is -2.3%, while for the Next Quarter the stock growth estimate is 11.9%.

In the past 5 years, the stock showed growth of 15.73% per annum. While for the next 5 years, the growth estimate is 11.7%.

The Company got Downgrade by Pacific Crest on 27-Jan-17 from Overweight to Sector Weight.

Insider Trades for Comcast Corporation show that the latest trade was made on 28 Feb 2017 where Smit (Kornelis Jr.), the Officer completed a transaction type “Sell” in which 33000 shares were traded at a price of $37.62.

12 Insider Sales transactions were made totaling 717000 shares traded.

27 analysts projected Price Targets for Comcast Corporation. The analysts believe that the company stock price could grow as high as $48. The Low Price target projection by analysts is $37 and the Mean Price Target is $41.87.

Comcast Corporation (CMCSA) has the market capitalization of $177.99 Billion. The company rocked its 52-Week High of $38.44 on Jan 26, 2017 and touched its 52-Week Low of $29.35 on Mar 24, 2016.

The stock has Return on Assets (ROA) of 5 percent. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at 16.3% and Return on Investment (ROI) of 10 percent.

The stock is currently showing YTD performance of 8.5 Percent. The company has Beta Value of 1.03 and ATR value of 0.42. The Weekly and Monthly Volatility stands at 1.19% and 1.14%.