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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.06
CMCSA's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
90% of the 460 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.37 vs. CMCSA: 0.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
CMCSA' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.08 Max: 0.92
Current: 0.06
0.02
0.92
Equity-to-Asset 0.30
CMCSA's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
65% of the 451 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. CMCSA: 0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
CMCSA' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.19  Med: 0.31 Max: 0.43
Current: 0.3
-0.19
0.43
Debt-to-Equity 1.17
CMCSA's Debt-to-Equity is ranked lower than
64% of the 352 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.79 vs. CMCSA: 1.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
CMCSA' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -121.88  Med: 0.8 Max: 91.52
Current: 1.17
-121.88
91.52
Debt-to-EBITDA 2.26
CMCSA's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
53% of the 354 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.39 vs. CMCSA: 2.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
CMCSA' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.85  Med: 2.13 Max: 2.52
Current: 2.26
1.85
2.52
Interest Coverage 5.98
CMCSA's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
53% of the 372 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 6.42 vs. CMCSA: 5.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
CMCSA' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.44  Med: 4.56 Max: 5.98
Current: 5.98
2.44
5.98
Piotroski F-Score: 7
Altman Z-Score: 1.71
Beneish M-Score: -2.75
WACC vs ROIC
8.11%
10.38%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 9/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 21.69
CMCSA's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
87% of the 456 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 8.07 vs. CMCSA: 21.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
CMCSA' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.05  Med: 20.58 Max: 21.69
Current: 21.69
18.05
21.69
Net Margin % 11.99
CMCSA's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
78% of the 458 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. CMCSA: 11.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
CMCSA' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.4  Med: 10.04 Max: 12.18
Current: 11.99
7.4
12.18
ROE % 18.37
CMCSA's ROE % is ranked higher than
79% of the 437 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 6.73 vs. CMCSA: 18.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
CMCSA' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.23  Med: 10.96 Max: 18.37
Current: 18.37
6.23
18.37
ROA % 5.51
CMCSA's ROA % is ranked higher than
71% of the 467 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.49 vs. CMCSA: 5.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
CMCSA' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.25  Med: 3.53 Max: 5.51
Current: 5.51
2.25
5.51
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 50.86
CMCSA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
85% of the 462 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 13.19 vs. CMCSA: 50.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
CMCSA' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 27.03  Med: 44.96 Max: 51.58
Current: 50.86
27.03
51.58
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 10.80
CMCSA's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
76% of the 417 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. CMCSA: 10.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
CMCSA' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -37.9  Med: 10.8 Max: 154.9
Current: 10.8
-37.9
154.9
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 10.80
CMCSA's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
73% of the 374 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. CMCSA: 10.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
CMCSA' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 10.8 Max: 49.1
Current: 10.8
0
49.1
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 11.70
CMCSA's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
75% of the 314 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: -4.00 vs. CMCSA: 11.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
CMCSA' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -46.9  Med: 18.1 Max: 118.4
Current: 11.7
-46.9
118.4
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Guru Trades

Q4 2016

CMCSA Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Mairs and Power 3,017 sh (New)
Eric Mindich 1,275,000 sh (New)
John Burbank 36,102 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 1,899,459 sh (+4276.73%)
Jim Simons 1,422,363 sh (+693.12%)
Robert Olstein 105,000 sh (+38.16%)
Tom Gayner 91,000 sh (+21.33%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 4,172,528 sh (+11.36%)
PRIMECAP Management 1,144,800 sh (+4.53%)
Glenn Greenberg 16,097 sh (+3.54%)
Ken Fisher 12,525,574 sh (+0.51%)
Murray Stahl 8,135 sh (+0.32%)
Bill Nygren 2,944,000 sh (unchged)
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 3,901,500 sh (unchged)
David Carlson 680,000 sh (unchged)
Ruane Cunniff Sold Out
John Hussman Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Diamond Hill Capital 3,744,468 sh (-0.04%)
Jeff Auxier 67,255 sh (-0.07%)
Tweedy Browne 906,483 sh (-1.18%)
Chase Coleman 2,600,000 sh (-1.33%)
John Buckingham 120,778 sh (-1.93%)
Wallace Weitz 312,170 sh (-1.97%)
Tom Russo 3,620,913 sh (-4.21%)
Kahn Brothers 16,330 sh (-5.29%)
Mario Gabelli 867,728 sh (-5.60%)
Dodge & Cox 38,288,845 sh (-7.16%)
First Eagle Investment 22,174,098 sh (-7.91%)
Scott Black 32,962 sh (-9.21%)
Donald Yacktman 1,645,350 sh (-17.33%)
Yacktman Fund 1,400,000 sh (-17.65%)
Jeremy Grantham 59,854 sh (-37.71%)
Lee Ainslie 1,215,967 sh (-56.36%)
Joel Greenblatt 135,613 sh (-56.88%)
Paul Tudor Jones 4,587 sh (-70.47%)
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Q1 2017

CMCSA Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Leucadia National 13,234 sh (New)
Steve Mandel 13,740,082 sh (New)
John Hussman 75,000 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 297,500 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 372,500 sh (New)
Stanley Druckenmiller 686,400 sh (New)
Jim Simons 6,893,008 sh (+142.31%)
Eric Mindich 4,618,427 sh (+81.11%)
Joel Greenblatt 477,413 sh (+76.02%)
Tom Gayner 209,000 sh (+14.84%)
Pioneer Investments 4,329,956 sh (+13.98%)
Bill Nygren 6,638,000 sh (+12.74%)
Scott Black 69,955 sh (+6.11%)
Ken Fisher 25,364,691 sh (+1.25%)
Robert Olstein 210,000 sh (unchged)
Glenn Greenberg 32,194 sh (unchged)
PRIMECAP Management 2,289,600 sh (unchged)
Chase Coleman 5,200,000 sh (unchged)
Mairs and Power 6,034 sh (unchged)
Eric Mindich 1,450,000 sh (unchged)
David Carlson 1,360,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
John Burbank Sold Out
John Buckingham 240,672 sh (-0.37%)
Tweedy Browne 1,803,203 sh (-0.54%)
Mario Gabelli 1,725,122 sh (-0.60%)
Tom Russo 7,143,906 sh (-1.35%)
Murray Stahl 16,045 sh (-1.38%)
Dodge & Cox 75,400,283 sh (-1.54%)
Diamond Hill Capital 7,365,875 sh (-1.64%)
Wallace Weitz 612,920 sh (-1.83%)
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 7,480,000 sh (-4.14%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 7,847,124 sh (-5.97%)
Jeff Auxier 122,810 sh (-8.70%)
Donald Yacktman 2,876,700 sh (-12.58%)
Yacktman Fund 2,400,000 sh (-14.29%)
Kahn Brothers 27,017 sh (-17.28%)
First Eagle Investment 34,799,928 sh (-21.53%)
Lee Ainslie 1,148,214 sh (-52.79%)
Jeremy Grantham 6,200 sh (-94.82%)
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Q2 2017

CMCSA Guru Trades in Q2 2017

Ray Dalio 23,260 sh (New)
John Burbank 109,364 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 25,110 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 3,657,421 sh (+1129.39%)
Stanley Druckenmiller 1,968,400 sh (+186.77%)
Joel Greenblatt 939,513 sh (+96.79%)
Steve Mandel 20,438,394 sh (+48.75%)
Chase Coleman 7,250,000 sh (+39.42%)
PRIMECAP Management 2,602,300 sh (+13.66%)
Mairs and Power 6,710 sh (+11.20%)
Mario Gabelli 1,864,665 sh (+8.09%)
Pioneer Investments 4,646,248 sh (+7.30%)
John Buckingham 244,413 sh (+1.55%)
Tom Gayner 211,000 sh (+0.96%)
David Carlson 1,360,000 sh (unchged)
John Hussman 75,000 sh (unchged)
Glenn Greenberg 32,194 sh (unchged)
Wallace Weitz 612,920 sh (unchged)
Bill Nygren 6,638,000 sh (unchged)
Leucadia National Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Lee Ainslie Sold Out
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 7,470,500 sh (-0.13%)
Tom Russo 7,082,067 sh (-0.87%)
Dodge & Cox 74,508,135 sh (-1.18%)
Tweedy Browne 1,778,037 sh (-1.40%)
Diamond Hill Capital 7,222,447 sh (-1.95%)
Jeff Auxier 118,610 sh (-3.42%)
Robert Olstein 200,000 sh (-4.76%)
Murray Stahl 14,938 sh (-6.90%)
First Eagle Investment 31,071,617 sh (-10.71%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 6,996,424 sh (-10.84%)
Scott Black 61,807 sh (-11.65%)
Kahn Brothers 20,896 sh (-22.66%)
Yacktman Fund 1,700,000 sh (-29.17%)
Donald Yacktman 1,976,700 sh (-31.29%)
Ken Fisher 13,527,746 sh (-46.67%)
Caxton Associates 15,300 sh (-95.89%)
Jim Simons 220,576 sh (-96.80%)
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Q3 2017

CMCSA Guru Trades in Q3 2017

Lee Ainslie 2,779,604 sh (New)
George Soros 1,084,500 sh (New)
Larry Robbins 2,302,642 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 367,400 sh (+2301.31%)
Steve Mandel 32,595,590 sh (+59.48%)
Joel Greenblatt 1,200,559 sh (+27.79%)
PRIMECAP Management 2,841,700 sh (+9.20%)
Pioneer Investments 5,067,858 sh (+9.07%)
David Carlson 1,470,000 sh (+8.09%)
Murray Stahl 15,815 sh (+5.87%)
First Eagle Investment 31,772,836 sh (+2.26%)
Dodge & Cox 75,986,369 sh (+1.98%)
Diamond Hill Capital 7,344,207 sh (+1.69%)
Ken Fisher 13,719,684 sh (+1.42%)
Scott Black 62,533 sh (+1.17%)
Tom Russo 7,160,960 sh (+1.11%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 7,067,724 sh (+1.02%)
John Buckingham 246,626 sh (+0.91%)
Mario Gabelli 1,873,079 sh (+0.45%)
Yacktman Fund 1,700,000 sh (unchged)
Tom Gayner 211,000 sh (unchged)
John Hussman 75,000 sh (unchged)
Donald Yacktman 1,976,700 sh (unchged)
Wallace Weitz 612,920 sh (unchged)
Mairs and Power 6,710 sh (unchged)
Glenn Greenberg 32,194 sh (unchged)
Chase Coleman 7,250,000 sh (unchged)
George Soros 500,000 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
John Burbank Sold Out
Stanley Druckenmiller Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Tweedy Browne 1,776,843 sh (-0.07%)
Robert Olstein 190,000 sh (-5.00%)
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 7,000,000 sh (-6.30%)
Jeff Auxier 110,558 sh (-6.79%)
Kahn Brothers 19,318 sh (-7.55%)
Steven Cohen 1,755,862 sh (-51.99%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with CMCSA

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Dodge & Cox 2017-09-30 Add 1.98%0.05%$36.93 - $41.9 $ 36.42-8%75,986,369
Steve Mandel 2017-09-30 Add 59.48%2.28%$36.93 - $41.9 $ 36.42-8%32,595,590
First Eagle Investment 2017-09-30 Add 2.26%0.06%$36.93 - $41.9 $ 36.42-8%31,772,836
Ken Fisher 2017-09-30 Add 1.42%0.01%$36.93 - $41.9 $ 36.42-8%13,719,684
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2017-09-30 Add 1.02%0.01%$36.93 - $41.9 $ 36.42-8%7,067,724
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 2017-09-30 Reduce -6.30%0.09%$36.93 - $41.9 $ 36.42-8%7,000,000
Mario Gabelli 2017-09-30 Add 0.45%$36.93 - $41.9 $ 36.42-8%1,873,079
Tweedy Browne 2017-09-30 Reduce -0.07%$36.93 - $41.9 $ 36.42-8%1,776,843
Joel Greenblatt 2017-09-30 Add 27.79%0.15%$36.93 - $41.9 $ 36.42-8%1,200,559
George Soros 2017-09-30 New Buy1.25%$36.93 - $41.9 $ 36.42-8%1,084,500
Robert Olstein 2017-09-30 Reduce -5.00%0.05%$36.93 - $41.9 $ 36.42-8%190,000
Kahn Brothers 2017-09-30 Reduce -7.55%0.01%$36.93 - $41.9 $ 36.42-8%19,318
Dodge & Cox 2017-06-30 Reduce -1.18%0.03%$37.14 - $41.99 $ 36.42-8%74,508,135
First Eagle Investment 2017-06-30 Reduce -10.71%0.35%$37.14 - $41.99 $ 36.42-8%31,071,617
Steve Mandel 2017-06-30 Add 48.75%1.32%$37.14 - $41.99 $ 36.42-8%20,438,394
Ken Fisher 2017-06-30 Reduce -46.67%0.74%$37.14 - $41.99 $ 36.42-8%13,527,746
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 2017-06-30 Reduce -0.13%$37.14 - $41.99 $ 36.42-8%7,470,500
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2017-06-30 Reduce -10.84%0.12%$37.14 - $41.99 $ 36.42-8%6,996,424
Donald Yacktman 2017-06-30 Reduce -31.29%0.32%$37.14 - $41.99 $ 36.42-8%1,976,700
Mario Gabelli 2017-06-30 Add 8.09%0.03%$37.14 - $41.99 $ 36.42-8%1,864,665
Tweedy Browne 2017-06-30 Reduce -1.40%0.03%$37.14 - $41.99 $ 36.42-8%1,778,037
Yacktman Fund 2017-06-30 Reduce -29.17%0.4%$37.14 - $41.99 $ 36.42-8%1,700,000
Joel Greenblatt 2017-06-30 Add 96.79%0.25%$37.14 - $41.99 $ 36.42-8%939,513
Tom Gayner 2017-06-30 Add 0.96%$37.14 - $41.99 $ 36.42-8%211,000
Robert Olstein 2017-06-30 Reduce -4.76%0.05%$37.14 - $41.99 $ 36.42-8%200,000
Kahn Brothers 2017-06-30 Reduce -22.66%0.02%$37.14 - $41.99 $ 36.42-8%20,896
Leucadia National 2017-06-30 Sold Out 0.04%$37.14 - $41.99 $ 36.42-8%0
Dodge & Cox 2017-03-31 Reduce -1.54%0.04%$34.53 - $38.3 $ 36.42-2%75,400,283
First Eagle Investment 2017-03-31 Reduce -21.53%0.84%$34.53 - $38.3 $ 36.42-2%34,799,928
Ken Fisher 2017-03-31 Add 1.25%0.02%$34.53 - $38.3 $ 36.42-2%25,364,691
Steve Mandel 2017-03-31 New Buy2.72%$34.53 - $38.3 $ 36.42-2%13,740,082
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2017-03-31 Reduce -5.97%0.07%$34.53 - $38.3 $ 36.42-2%7,847,124
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 2017-03-31 Reduce -4.14%0.05%$34.53 - $38.3 $ 36.42-2%7,480,000
Bill Nygren 2017-03-31 Add 12.74%0.17%$34.53 - $38.3 $ 36.42-2%6,638,000
Donald Yacktman 2017-03-31 Reduce -12.58%0.13%$34.53 - $38.3 $ 36.42-2%2,876,700
Yacktman Fund 2017-03-31 Reduce -14.29%0.21%$34.53 - $38.3 $ 36.42-2%2,400,000
Tweedy Browne 2017-03-31 Reduce -0.54%0.01%$34.53 - $38.3 $ 36.42-2%1,803,203
Mario Gabelli 2017-03-31 Reduce -0.60%$34.53 - $38.3 $ 36.42-2%1,725,122
Wallace Weitz 2017-03-31 Reduce -1.83%0.02%$34.53 - $38.3 $ 36.42-2%612,920
Joel Greenblatt 2017-03-31 Add 76.02%0.1%$34.53 - $38.3 $ 36.42-2%477,413
Tom Gayner 2017-03-31 Add 14.84%0.02%$34.53 - $38.3 $ 36.42-2%209,000
Kahn Brothers 2017-03-31 Reduce -17.28%0.03%$34.53 - $38.3 $ 36.42-2%27,017
Leucadia National 2017-03-31 New Buy0.04%$34.53 - $38.3 $ 36.42-2%13,234
Dodge & Cox 2016-12-31 Reduce -7.16%0.18%$30.33 - $35.51 $ 36.429%76,577,690
First Eagle Investment 2016-12-31 Reduce -7.91%0.32%$30.33 - $35.51 $ 36.429%44,348,196
Ken Fisher 2016-12-31 Add 0.51%0.01%$30.33 - $35.51 $ 36.429%25,051,148
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2016-12-31 Add 11.36%0.12%$30.33 - $35.51 $ 36.429%8,345,056
Donald Yacktman 2016-12-31 Reduce -17.33%0.2%$30.33 - $35.51 $ 36.429%3,290,700
Yacktman Fund 2016-12-31 Reduce -17.65%0.29%$30.33 - $35.51 $ 36.429%2,800,000
Tweedy Browne 2016-12-31 Reduce -1.18%0.02%$30.33 - $35.51 $ 36.429%1,812,966
Mario Gabelli 2016-12-31 Reduce -5.60%0.02%$30.33 - $35.51 $ 36.429%1,735,456
Wallace Weitz 2016-12-31 Reduce -1.97%0.02%$30.33 - $35.51 $ 36.429%624,340
Joel Greenblatt 2016-12-31 Reduce -56.88%0.15%$30.33 - $35.51 $ 36.429%271,226
Robert Olstein 2016-12-31 Add 38.16%0.26%$30.33 - $35.51 $ 36.429%210,000
Tom Gayner 2016-12-31 Add 21.33%0.03%$30.33 - $35.51 $ 36.429%182,000
Kahn Brothers 2016-12-31 Reduce -5.29%0.01%$30.33 - $35.51 $ 36.429%32,660
Glenn Greenberg 2016-12-31 Add 3.54%$30.33 - $35.51 $ 36.429%32,194
Ruane Cunniff 2016-12-31 Sold Out $30.33 - $35.51 $ 36.429%0
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SymbolPriceYieldDescription
CCV25.120.005 % Notes 2012-15.12.61 Sr

Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Pay TV    NAICS: 515210    SIC: 4841
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Traded in other countries:CMCS.Argentina, CMCS.Austria, CMCS34.Brazil, CMCSA.Chile, CTP2.Germany, CMCS A.Mexico, CMCSA.Switzerland, 0QYF.UK,
Headquarter Location:USA
Comcast Corp is a media and technology company. It mainly involves in the cable industry and owns Comcast Cable, E!, NBCUniversal, and the NBC broadcast network.

Comcast is the largest U.S. cable operator. Its networks reach 56 million homes and business locations, providing service to around 22 million TV, 25 million broadband, and 12 million voice customers. Comcast also owns NBCUniversal, a leading media and entertainment company. NBCU operates numerous national and regional cable networks, including USA, MSNBC, CNBC, E!, Telemundo, and the NBC broadcast network. NBCU also owns a film studio, three U.S. theme parks, and another park in Japan.

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GAMCO Growth Fund Comments on Comcast - Nov 14, 2017

Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) (3.0%) (CMCSA – $38.48 – NASDAQ) is a global media and technology company that operates Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal. The cable business is the largest provider of high-speed internet, video and voice services under the XFINITY brand. The broadcast television business consists primarily of NBC and Telemundo. Comcast also produces filmed entertainment under Universal Pictures and Dreamworks Animation. Lastly, Comcast operates Universal theme parks. Comcast recently introduced Xfinity Mobile, which is its wireless initiative aimed at driving bundling and increasing customer retention.



From GAMCO Growth Fund third quarter 2017 commentary.



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Wallace Weitz Comments on Comcast - Apr 22, 2016

Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) is the largest operator of cable delivered Broadband and Pay-TV service in the United States and, through its NBC Universal subsidiary, is a global entertainment company. After abandoning its bid to acquire Time Warner Cable, Comcast has refocused on execution in its core cable business–investing in higher broadband speeds and introducing a new best-in-class user interface for its Pay-TV customers (dubbed X1). The Company is aggressively rolling out X1 across its footprint, driving higher customer satisfaction and improved customer retention. At NBC Universal, results continue to positively surprise investors thanks to box office hits like Jurassic World, and new attractions like The Wizarding World of Harry Potter driving record attendance at its theme parks. Despite investor concerns over “cord cutters” and “skinny bundles,” we believe the Pay-TV business is more resilient than feared, and thanks to its position in broadband and content, Comcast is well positioned for the future.

From Wallace Weitz (Trades, Portfolio)'s Weitz Value Fund 1st quarter 2016 commentary.

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Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 17.51
CMCSA's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
54% of the 320 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 21.54 vs. CMCSA: 17.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
CMCSA' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.17  Med: 18.23 Max: 37.18
Current: 17.51
12.17
37.18
Forward PE Ratio 15.04
CMCSA's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 100 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 18.38 vs. CMCSA: 15.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 17.51
CMCSA's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
54% of the 318 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 21.64 vs. CMCSA: 17.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
CMCSA' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.8  Med: 18.02 Max: 40.19
Current: 17.51
11.8
40.19
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 15.28
CMCSA's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
51% of the 225 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 17.30 vs. CMCSA: 15.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
CMCSA' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.54  Med: 14.22 Max: 344.09
Current: 15.28
6.54
344.09
PB Ratio 3.07
CMCSA's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
65% of the 429 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.31 vs. CMCSA: 3.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
CMCSA' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.82  Med: 1.73 Max: 3.6
Current: 3.07
0.82
3.6
PS Ratio 2.09
CMCSA's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
68% of the 442 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. CMCSA: 2.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
CMCSA' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.97  Med: 1.91 Max: 3.79
Current: 2.09
0.97
3.79
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 17.47
CMCSA's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
56% of the 223 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 18.18 vs. CMCSA: 17.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
CMCSA' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.6  Med: 16.4 Max: 66.61
Current: 17.47
7.6
66.61
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 8.26
CMCSA's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
62% of the 300 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 7.07 vs. CMCSA: 8.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
CMCSA' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.24  Med: 7.57 Max: 14.3
Current: 8.26
3.24
14.3
EV-to-EBIT 12.42
CMCSA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
63% of the 350 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 16.64 vs. CMCSA: 12.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CMCSA' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.7  Med: 12.4 Max: 21.3
Current: 12.42
8.7
21.3
EV-to-EBITDA 8.05
CMCSA's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
51% of the 389 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 8.63 vs. CMCSA: 8.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
CMCSA' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5  Med: 7.3 Max: 11.2
Current: 8.05
5
11.2
EV-to-Revenue 2.77
CMCSA's EV-to-Revenue is ranked lower than
66% of the 454 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.03 vs. CMCSA: 2.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
CMCSA' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.8  Med: 2.65 Max: 4.8
Current: 2.77
1.8
4.8
PEG Ratio 1.80
CMCSA's PEG Ratio is ranked higher than
63% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 3.17 vs. CMCSA: 1.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
CMCSA' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 1.2 Max: 5.18
Current: 1.8
0.37
5.18
Shiller PE Ratio 29.61
CMCSA's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
75% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 16.67 vs. CMCSA: 29.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
CMCSA' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.73  Med: 32.85 Max: 51.28
Current: 29.61
15.73
51.28
Current Ratio 0.74
CMCSA's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
77% of the 447 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. CMCSA: 0.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CMCSA' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 0.92 Max: 2.57
Current: 0.74
0.33
2.57
Quick Ratio 0.74
CMCSA's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
73% of the 447 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. CMCSA: 0.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CMCSA' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 0.84 Max: 2.57
Current: 0.74
0.33
2.57
Days Sales Outstanding 34.54
CMCSA's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
65% of the 342 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 47.76 vs. CMCSA: 34.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CMCSA' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.24  Med: 31.31 Max: 36.11
Current: 34.54
17.24
36.11

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 1.68
CMCSA's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
81% of the 779 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 3.83 vs. CMCSA: 1.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
CMCSA' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28  Med: 1.64 Max: 2.18
Current: 1.68
0.28
2.18
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.29
CMCSA's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 330 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.73 vs. CMCSA: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
CMCSA' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 0.29 Max: 0.31
Current: 0.29
0.24
0.31
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 12.10
CMCSA's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
69% of the 207 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. CMCSA: 12.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
CMCSA' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -7.2 Max: 65.1
Current: 12.1
0
65.1
Forward Dividend Yield % 1.76
CMCSA's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
84% of the 721 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 3.63 vs. CMCSA: 1.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 3.91
CMCSA's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
55% of the 839 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.43 vs. CMCSA: 3.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
CMCSA' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.65  Med: 3.79 Max: 5.07
Current: 3.91
0.65
5.07

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.14
CMCSA's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
56% of the 231 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.46 vs. CMCSA: 1.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
CMCSA' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.59  Med: 2.01 Max: 290
Current: 1.14
0.59
290
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) 0.64
CMCSA's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked higher than
76% of the 38 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. CMCSA: 0.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) only.
CMCSA' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 1.09 Max: 1.88
Current: 0.64
0.6
1.88
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.10
CMCSA's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
64% of the 410 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. CMCSA: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
CMCSA' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 1.12 Max: 3.13
Current: 1.1
0.09
3.13
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 2.00
CMCSA's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked lower than
61% of the 83 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. CMCSA: 2.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
CMCSA' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 1.16 Max: 4.92
Current: 2
0.22
4.92
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 8.05
CMCSA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
73% of the 468 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 4.26 vs. CMCSA: 8.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
CMCSA' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.7  Med: 8.1 Max: 11.4
Current: 8.05
4.7
11.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 13.21
CMCSA's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
69% of the 268 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 7.02 vs. CMCSA: 13.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
CMCSA' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.4  Med: 20.3 Max: 41.3
Current: 13.21
8.4
41.3

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $83,636.00
EPS (TTM) $ 2.08
Beta1.23
Short Percentage of Float1.23%
52-Week Range $33.99 - 42.18
Shares Outstanding (Mil)6,744.48

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20
Revenue (Mil $) 84,530 89,801 92,865 100,185
EPS ($) 1.99 2.39 2.57 3.13
EPS without NRI ($) 1.99 2.39 2.57 3.13
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
8.55%
Dividends per Share ($) 0.63 0.71 0.76

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: 77
Positive ROAY
Positive CFROAY
Higher ROA yoyY
CFROA > ROAY
Lower Leverage yoyY
Higher Current Ratio yoyN
Less Shares Outstanding yoyY
Higher Gross Margin yoyY
Higher Asset Turnover yoyN

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