Comcast Corporation (CMCSA) shares are trading at higher $51.05 and the avg recommendation for the stock is Moderate Buy, while the current analyst price target stands at $52.38.
To add more color to this target, the company’s high over the last year is $52.49 and the low is $31.70. Over the last 52 weeks, CMCSA is up 16.95% while the S&P 500 is up 18.49%. The catalyst for this interesting swing was the company’s recent earnings report.
A Notable Earnings Report
In the last quarter, CMCSA reported a profit of $8.91 billion. Comcast Corporation also saw revenues increase to $25.53 billion. In addition, CMCSA has free cash flow of $12.23 billion as of 09-2020. The company’s EBITDA came in at $7.4 billion which compares well with its peers.
CMCSA booked profit margins of 9.90%, its Return on Equity (ROE) is 12.40%, and its Return on Assets is 3.90%. All told, it is clear that, CMCSA needs to be on your watchlist.
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Of course, we must look beyond the financials and question how well those numbers represent the sustainable earnings power of the business. Investors need to know how sustainable this current run. CMCSA has a short ratio of 4.32 and outstanding shares of 4.58B.
CMCSA has seen increased volume after this news and investors are putting their support behind the value proposition. Furthermore, 10-day volume stands at 20.12 million and more growth is possible in the weeks ahead. Traders will also note the company’s earnings per share came in at 2.23. Comcast Corporation CMCSA also noted assets of $268.94 billion at the end of the last quarter. Investors should also keep an eye on sector updates as CMCSA has historically followed its peers on positive news.
All told, Comcast Corporation CMCSA has strung together solid data and demonstrated underlying fundamentals. At its current valuation, CMCSA represents an interesting risk/reward case. Traders should stay tuned to see if this recent report will push the stock to test recent resistance levels.
Comcast Corporation CMCSA is now commanding a market cap of 233.80B and a float of 4.53B. CMCSA is increasing its credibility in this sector and that could lead to more upside down the line. Sign-up for continuing coverage on shares of CMCSA stock, as well as other hot stock picks, get our free newsletter today and get our next breakout pick!
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