Comcast Corporation [NASDAQ: CMCSA] loss -1.99% on the last trading session, reaching $41.40 price per share at the time. The company report on October 30, 2020 that Comcast Expands Washington State Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction Program Connecting Low-income Students to Internet at Home.
More than 50,000 Students are Now Eligible to Receive Comcast Internet Essentials Service Subsidized Through the OSPI Washington K–12 Internet Access Program.
Comcast today announced expanded support of the Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) K-12 Internet Access Program, designed to connect students in need to internet access at home. Now more than 50,000 low-income student households across 75 school districts statewide are eligible to receive Comcast’s Internet Essentials high-speed broadband service (25/3 Mbps) for up to the remainder of the 2020/2021 school year.
Comcast Corporation represents 4.58 billion in outstanding shares, while the company has a total market value of $192.79 billion with the latest information. CMCSA stock price has been found in the range of $40.965 to $42.93.
If compared to the average trading volume of 16.77M shares, CMCSA reached a trading volume of 23460514 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Here is what top equities market gurus are saying about Comcast Corporation [CMCSA]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for CMCSA shares is $51.93 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on CMCSA stock is a recommendation set at 2.10. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.
The Benchmark Company have made an estimate for Comcast Corporation shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Buy, with their previous recommendation back on September 22, 2020. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Pivotal Research Group raised their target price from $52 to $60. The new note on the price target was released on September 16, 2020, representing the official price target for Comcast Corporation stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise from $48 to $52, while Bernstein kept a Outperform rating on CMCSA stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Comcast Corporation is set at 1.15, with the Price to Sales ratio for CMCSA stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 1.85. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 2.20, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 2.94. Price to Free Cash Flow for CMCSA in the course of the last twelve months was 15.48 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 0.90.
Trading performance analysis for CMCSA stock
Comcast Corporation [CMCSA] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -5.41. With this latest performance, CMCSA shares dropped by -8.31% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 14.84% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -7.49% in the past year of trading.
Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for CMCSA stock in for the last two-week period is set at 34.46, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 29.22, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 37.97 for Comcast Corporation [CMCSA]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 44.84, while it was recorded at 42.42 for the last single week of trading, and 41.36 for the last 200 days.
Comcast Corporation [CMCSA]: A deeper dive into fundamental analysis
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Comcast Corporation [CMCSA] shares currently have an operating margin of +19.39 and a Gross Margin at +56.50. Comcast Corporation’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +11.99.
Return on Total Capital for CMCSA is now 11.11, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 7.13. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 16.92, with Return on Assets sitting at 5.07. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Comcast Corporation [CMCSA] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 132.46. Additionally, CMCSA Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 56.98, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 41.60. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 126.21, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 54.30.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Comcast Corporation [CMCSA] managed to generate an average of $68,721 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 9.73 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.42.Comcast Corporation’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 0.90 and a Current Ratio set at 0.90.
Comcast Corporation [CMCSA]: An earnings per share (EPS) analysis
With the latest financial reports released by the company, Comcast Corporation posted 0.79/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0.76/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 3.90%. The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for CMCSA. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Comcast Corporation go to 5.78%.
An analysis of insider ownership at Comcast Corporation [CMCSA]
There are presently around $162,727 million, or 86.70% of CMCSA stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of CMCSA stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 398,703,950, which is approximately -4.15% of the company’s market cap and around 0.70% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 316,105,352 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $13.35 billion in CMCSA stocks shares; and CAPITAL INTERNATIONAL INVESTORS, currently with $7.85 billion in CMCSA stock with ownership of nearly 16.353% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Comcast Corporation stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of October and at the time of the October reporting period, where 939 institutional holders increased their position in Comcast Corporation [NASDAQ:CMCSA] by around 197,377,857 shares. Additionally, 952 investors decreased positions by around 178,321,586 shares, while 216 investors held positions by with 3,476,743,734 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 3,852,443,177 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. CMCSA stock had 140 new institutional investments in for a total of 30,836,485 shares, while 104 institutional investors sold positions of 15,322,797 shares during the same period.