Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) EPS Analysis


Quarterly Sales and EPS Roundup:

Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) reported sales (ttm) of 78.62 Billion, whereas, 23 number of analysts estimated the mean sale of 20676.3 million. The analysts estimated sales for the higher end at 21155 million and lower end at 20095 million while the year ago reported sale was 19787.7 million.

11 number of analysts have estimated the sales of the company for the quarter ending Feb 1, 2017- Feb 6, 2017, analysts estimated mean sale target of 19898.6 million while high and low sale targets are estimated at 20190 million and 19400 million respectively.

Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) reported earning per shares for the quarter ending Oct 26 BMO at 0.92, whereas, 25 number of analysts estimated the mean EPS at 0.88. The analysts estimated EPS for the higher end at 0.95 and lower end at 0.84 while the year ago reported earnings per share was 0.99.

The company has mean EPS estimate of 0.87 reported by 12 number of analyst for the quarter ending Feb 1, 2017- Feb 6, 2017. The analysts estimated mean EPS at 0.87 while the high and low EPS estimate stand at 0.89 and 0.85 respectively. In contrast to the year ago quarter EPS was at 0.97. EPS long term mean growth rate estimated by 6 analysts is at 13.05%, whereas, the high and low Long term growth rate estimated at 17 and 9.1.

Valuation Ratios of Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) versus the Industry and Sector:

Let’s have a look at some of the important valuation ratios of the Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA). These ratios are important while doing valuation of the company or the shares of the company.

Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) currently has P/E (Price to Earnings) ratio of 20 while the company’s industry has 82.55 P/E and the sector P/E is 25.68. Similarly, the company’s last 5 years high P/E ratio is 20.3 and low P/E is 15.81, whereas, the industry’s and sector’s  high P/E for the past year is 48.71 and 27.28 respectively and low P/E ratio for the last 5 years is 17.59 for the industry and 14.21 for the Sector.

Beta is also an important valuation ratio for analyzing the stock of the company, 45 has Beta of 1.11 while its industry and Sector’s beta remains at 1.62 and 1.27 respectively.

Price to Sale ratio of 45 stands at 2.08 while Price to Book Ratio stands at 3.05. Its Price to Cash Flow ratio shows the value of 9.06, whereas, the industry and sector ratio of Price to Cash Flow ticked at 16.83 and 624825.44 respectively.

5 Year Growth Rate Analysis:

Growth rates are very important while analyzing the long term growth and valuation of a certain company.

5 year sales growth rate is an important factor for valuation analysis, the 5 year sales growth of Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) stands at 14.45 while the industry’s and the sector’s growth for next 5 years ticked at 6.51 and 7.94 respectively. The company’s 5 year Earnings per share growth and Capital Spending growth remains at 20.24 and 12.42.

Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) Trading Statistics:

The company declined -0.9% and closed its last trading session at $70.14. The market capitalization of the company is at $166.33 Billion. The stock touched 52-week High of $70.28 on Nov 30, 2016 and 52-week Low of $52.34 on Jan 20, 2016. The stock currently has Weekly Volatility of 1.57% and Monthly Volatility of 1.95%. The Beta for the company stands at 1.12 and its Average True Range (ATR) shows a value of 1.28.