Comcast Corporation (CMCSA) is scheduled to release Q315 earnings today before the open. The Street is looking for EPS of $0.79 and revenue of $17.94 billion. Last quarter, Comcast Corp. posted in-line EPS/$0.84. Revenue increased 11.28% year-over-year to $18.74 billion versus the $16.84 billion reported. Meanwhile, EarningsWhisper.com reports a whisper number of $0.82 per share.
Fundamentally, CMCSA shows the following financial data:
- $3.63 billion in cash in most recent quarter
- $159.34 billion t-12 total assets
- $54.13 billion total equity
- $71.12 billion t-12 revenue
- $8.38 billion annual net income
- $9.53 billion free cash flow
On valuation measures, Comcast Corp. Cl A shares have a trailing-12 price/sales ratio of 2.17 and a price/book for the same period of 2.95. EPS is $3.38. The name has a market cap of $155.43 billion and a median Walls price target of $70 with a high target of $84. Currently, ticker boasts 21 ‘Buy’ endorsements, compared to 5 ‘Holds’ and no ‘Sell’.
In terms of share statistics, Comcast Corp. Cl A has a total of 2.11 billion shares outstanding with 0.14% held by insiders and 86.80% held by institutions. The stock’s short interest currently stands at 1.55%, bringing the total number of shares sold short to 32.76 million.
Offering a dividend yield of 1.61%, shares of Philadelphia-based media company are up 18.43% year-over-year and 8.65% year-to-date.