November 20, 2023, Comcast Corp (NASDAQ: CMCSA) trading session started at the price of $42.28, that was 1.23% jump from the session before. During the day, the shares moved up to $43.135 and dropped to $42.17 before settling in for the closing price of $42.42. A 52-week range for CMCSA has been $33.78 – $47.46.
During the last 5-year period, the sales growth of Communication Services Sector giant was 7.64%. When this article was written, the company’s average yearly earnings per share was at 6.71%. With a float of $3.98 billion, this company’s outstanding shares have now reached $4.21 billion.
Let’s determine the extent of company efficiency that accounts for 186000 employees. In terms of profitability, gross margin is +57.15, operating margin of +18.63, and the pretax margin is +7.65.
Comcast Corp (CMCSA) Insider Activity
Also, it is sometimes useful to examine the sentiment of large-scale investors toward Comcast Corp stocks. The insider ownership of Comcast Corp is 1.01%, while institutional ownership is 85.55%. The most recent insider transaction that took place on Nov 14, was worth 25,827,421. In this transaction Chairman of Board & CEO of this company sold 616,143 shares at a rate of $41.92, taking the stock ownership to the 16,909,517 shares. Before that another transaction happened on Feb 21, when Company’s 10% Owner sold 37,176 for $2.03, making the entire transaction worth $75,419. This insider now owns 19,507,693 shares in total.
Comcast Corp (CMCSA) Earnings and Forecasts
Going through the last 3-months fiscal report unveiled on the 9/29/2023, it has been observed that the corporation posted $1.08 earnings per share (EPS) during the time that was better than consensus figure (set at $0.95) by $0.13. This company achieved a net margin of +4.42 while generating a return on equity of 6.07. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 0.93 per share during the current fiscal year.
According to the Wall Street analysts, stocks earnings will be around 6.71% per share during the next fiscal year. For the long-term projections, market analysts anticipate that the company’s EPS will surge by 9.29% during the next five years compared to -23.90% drop over the previous five years of trading.
Comcast Corp (NASDAQ: CMCSA) Trading Performance Indicators
You can see what Comcast Corp (CMCSA) is doing with its current performance indicators. In the most recent quarter, the stock posted a quick ratio of 0.70. In addition, a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for the trailing twelve months stands at 1.43. Likewise, its price to free cash flow for the trailing twelve months is 10.82.
For the trailing twelve months, Company’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) is 3.60, a number that is poised to hit 0.79 in the next quarter and is forecasted to reach 4.30 in one year’s time.
Technical Analysis of Comcast Corp (CMCSA)
Looking closely at Comcast Corp (NASDAQ: CMCSA), its last 5-days average volume was 17.17 million, which is a drop from its year-to-date volume of 18.78 million. As of the previous 9 days, the stock’s Stochastic %D was 76.50%. Additionally, its Average True Range was 0.94.
During the past 100 days, Comcast Corp’s (CMCSA) raw stochastic average was set at 52.67%, which indicates a significant decrease from 81.92% during the past two weeks. Based on volatility metrics of the stock, it showed a historical volatility of 21.34% in the past 14 days, which was lower than the 23.44% volatility it showed in the past 100 days.
At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average is $43.38, while its 200-day Moving Average is $41.32. However, in the short run, Comcast Corp’s stock first resistance to watch stands at $43.33. Second resistance stands at $43.71. The third major resistance level sits at $44.29. If the price goes on to break the first support level at $42.36, it is likely to go to the next support level at $41.78. Should the price break the second support level, the third support level stands at $41.40.
Comcast Corp (NASDAQ: CMCSA) Key Stats
There are 4,025,080K outstanding shares of the company, which has a market capitalization of 172.84 billion. As of now, sales total 121,427 M while income totals 5,370 M. Its latest quarter income was 30,115 M while its last quarter net income were 4,046 M.