BURKE STEPHEN B, Sr. EVP, subtracted 457,633 shares of Comcast Corporation (CMCSA) from its portfolio at the rate of $43.35 per share valuing $19,836,370 on Apr 26. The insider left behind 689,490 shares of the company to its portfolio. Before making a move on any particular stock, readers often pay close attention to support and resistance markers. The last reported price for shares of Comcast Corporation (CMCSA) was $41.69. Currently, the 1st Resistance Point for this stock is $41.82, with a 2nd Resistance Point sitting at $41.96. Meanwhile, this company’s stock has a 1st Support Level at $41.46 and a 2nd Support Level at $41.24. Comcast Corporation (CMCSA) stock has gained $0.54, or 1.31%, in the past five days. In the last full month, these shares have lost -$0.59, or -1.40%. In the past three months, this stock’s price has risen by $2.13, or 5.38%. This year-to-date, Comcast Corporation (CMCSA) shares have gained $7.64, or 22.44%.
Analyzing price projection indicators is a helpful way to determine whether a potential stock buy is a wise choice for profits in the short term, medium term, and long term. For Comcast Corporation (CMCSA) stock, 40% of short-term indicators suggest that these shares are a “ Sell .” Meanwhile, 25% of medium-term indicators point to this stock being a “ Sell .” Looking further ahead, 67% of long-term indicators suggest that this stock is a “ Buy .”
With 4,538,514 K shares outstanding, this company currently has a market capitalization of $188,121,408K. Comcast Corporation (CMCSA) generates $94,507 M in annual sales, amounting to annual net income of $11,731 M. This stock has generated a 1-Year Total Return of 28.99%, a 3-Year Total Return of 33.69%, and a 5-year Total Return of 58.10%. This stock’s 5-Year Dividend Growth is 135.90%, with its most recent dividend valued at $0.210 per share on 04/02/19. Its Annual Dividend Yield is 2.04%, and its Annual Dividend Rate is 0.84.
In the most recently-reported fiscal quarter, which ended in Mar-19, Comcast Corporation (CMCSA) reported earnings of $0.76 per share. Wall Street analysts, on average, were expecting the company to report earnings of $0.68 per share, representing a 0.08 difference and 11.72% surprise. In the previous quarter ending in Dec-18, the reported earnings of $0.64 represented a 0.02 difference from the consensus estimate calling for $0.62 per share, which was a 2.61% surprise.
For the current fiscal quarter, which is set to end in 06/2019, the average earnings estimate is $0.75 per share. This estimate came from a total of 14 Wall Street Analysts. Of those market experts, the high estimate was $0.80 and the low estimate was $0.65. In the year-ago quarter, Comcast Corporation (CMCSA) generated per-share earnings of $0.65. If the analysts are correct about the current quarter’s earnings, the growth will be +15.38% .
Turning our focus now to insider trading activity, there have been 45 purchases (3,740,555 shares in total) and 73 sale (3,048,509 shares in total) in the last 3 months. In the last 6 months, there have been 61 insider buys amounting to 5,602,129 shares and 107 insider sales amounting to 5,137,401 shares. In the past full year, 87 insider purchases were made (involving 6,955,480 shares) and 140 insider sell-offs equivalent to 6,820,424 shares.
Moving onto liquidity, Comcast Corporation (CMCSA) has a Current Ratio of 0.79, a Quick Ratio of 0.66 and a Cash Ratio of 0.14. Looking at this company’s capital structure, its Total Debt to Total Equity is 156.04, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 60.94, and its Total Debt to Total Assets is now 44.40. Looking even further ahead into the future, its Long-Term Debt to Equity is 149.90 and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 58.54.