As on January 12, 2021, Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCSA) started slowly as it slid -2.93% to $50.01. During the day, the stock rose to $51.545 and sunk to $49.61 before settling in for the price of $51.52 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, CMCSA posted a 52-week range of $31.70-$52.49.
The company of the Communication Services sector’s yearbook sales growth during the past 5- year span was recorded 9.60%. Meanwhile, its Annual Earning per share during the time was 12.10%. Nevertheless, stock’s Earnings Per Share (EPS) this year is 11.80%. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $4.58 billion, simultaneously with a float of $4.53 billion. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $224.90 billion. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $49.62, while the 200-day Moving Average is $43.36.
It is imperative to bring your focus towards the efficiency factor of the conglomerate that has a total of 190000 employees. It has generated 573,379 per worker during the last fiscal year. Meanwhile, its income per employee was 68,721. The stock had 9.73 Receivables turnover and 0.42 Total Asset turnover. For the Profitability, stocks gross margin was +56.50, operating margin was +19.39 and Pretax Margin of +15.60.
Comcast Corporation (CMCSA) Ownership Facts and Figures
Another important factor to analyze is how key investors are playing towards the stock of the Entertainment industry. Comcast Corporation’s current insider ownership accounts for 0.67%, in contrast to 85.70% institutional ownership. According to the most recent insider trade that took place on Dec 02, this organization’s CEO – NBCUniversal sold 5,582 shares at the rate of 51.23, making the entire transaction reach 285,938 in total value, affecting insider ownership by 342,585. Preceding that transaction, on Aug 24, Company’s SVP & Chief Accounting Officer sold 848 for 42.87, making the whole transaction’s value amount to 36,354. This particular insider is now the holder of 3,205 in total.
Comcast Corporation (CMCSA) Earnings and Revenue Records
If we go through the results of last quarter, which was made public on 9/29/2020, the company posted $0.65 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, besting the agreed prediction (set at $0.52) by $0.13. This company achieved a net margin of +11.99 while generating a return on equity of 16.92. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 0.64 per share during the current fiscal year.
Comcast Corporation’s EPS increase for this current 12-month fiscal period is 11.80% and is forecasted to reach 2.90 in the upcoming year. Considering the longer run, market analysts have predicted that Company’s EPS will increase by 5.98% through the next 5 years, which can be compared against the 12.10% growth it accomplished over the previous five years trading on the market.
Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCSA) Trading Performance Indicators
Let’s observe the current performance indicators for Comcast Corporation (CMCSA). It’s Quick Ratio in the last reported quarter now stands at 0.90. The Stock has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 1.13. Alongside those numbers, its PE Ratio stands at $22.39, and its Beta score is 1.03. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 2.16. Similarly, its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is now 18.06.
In the same vein, CMCSA’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded 2.23, a figure that is expected to reach 0.48 in the next quarter, and analysts are predicting that it will be 2.90 at the market close of one year from today.
Technical Analysis of Comcast Corporation (CMCSA)
Through scrutinizing the latest numbers posted by the [Comcast Corporation, CMCSA], it can be observed that its last 5-days Average volume of 20.94 million was better the volume of 20.7 million, it posted the year before. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 56.90% While, its Average True Range was 1.25.
Raw Stochastic average of Comcast Corporation (CMCSA) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 78.48%, which indicates a major rise in contrast to 26.92% during the last 2-weeks. If we go through the volatility metrics of the stock, In the past 14-days, Company’s historic volatility was 25.89% that was lower than 27.39% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.