analysts Recommendations: Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA)


Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) will report its next earnings on 26-Oct-16. The company reported the earnings of $0.83/Share in the last quarter where the estimated EPS by analysts was $0.81/share. The difference between the expected and actual EPS was $0.02/share, which represents an Earnings surprise of 2.5%.

Many analysts are providing their Estimated Earnings analysis for Comcast Corporation and for the current quarter 25 analysts have projected that the stock could give an Average Earnings estimate of $0.91/share. These analysts have also projected a Low Estimate of $0.85/share and a High Estimate of $0.98/share.

In case of Revenue Estimates, 21 analysts have provided their consensus Average Revenue Estimates for Comcast Corporation as 21.14 Billion. According to these analysts, the Low Revenue Estimate for Comcast Corporation is 20.59 Billion and the High Revenue Estimate is 21.55 Billion. The company had Year Ago Sales of 18.67 Billion.

These analysts also forecasted Growth Estimates for the Current Quarter for CMCSA to be 13.7%. They are projecting Next Quarter growth of 15.2%. For the next 5 years, Comcast Corporation is expecting Growth of 12.84% per annum, whereas in the past 5 years the growth was 18.44% per annum.

Some buy side analysts are also providing their Analysis on Comcast Corporation, where 10 analysts have rated the stock as Strong buy, 16 analysts have given a Buy signal, 3 said it’s a HOLD, 0 reported it as Underperform and 0 analysts rated the stock as Sell. (These Recommendations are for the Current Month Only reported by Yahoo Finance.)

When it comes to the Analysis of a Stock, Price Target plays a vital role. 25 Analysts reported that the Price Target for Comcast Corporation might touch $90 high while the Average Price Target and Low price Target is $75.7 and $68 respectively.

To analyze a stock, one should look for Upgrades and Downgrades of a stock. Comcast Corporation got Upgrade on 5-Feb-16 where investment firm Argus Upgrade the stock from Hold to Buy.

Comcast Corporation closed its last trading session at $65.02 with the loss of -0.22%. The Market Capitalization of the company stands at 156.29 Billion. The Company has 52-week high of $68.36 and 52-week low of $52.34. The stock’s current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) is -1.44% where SMA50 and SMA200 are -1.58% and 4.98% respectively. The Company Touched its 52-Week High on Jul 28, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Jan 20, 2016.

The Relative Volume of the company is 0.99 and Average Volume (3 months) is 7.77 million. Comcast Corporation P/E (price to earnings) ratio is 19.73 and Forward P/E ratio of 16.8.

The company shows its Return on Assets (ROA) value of 4.9%. The Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at 15.5%. While it’s Return on Investment (ROI) value is 10.5%.

While looking at the Stock’s Performance, Comcast Corporation currently shows a Weekly Performance of -0.12%, where Monthly Performance is -1.06%, Quarterly performance is -2.93%, 6 Months performance is 6.45% and yearly performance percentage is 7.23%. Year to Date performance value (YTD perf) value is 16.98%. The Stock currently has a Weekly Volatility of 1.17% and Monthly Volatility of 1.20%.