Comcast Stock Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

CMCSA
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USD 39.33  0.20  0.51%   

Assuming the 90 days horizon and your typical level of risk aversion, our recommendation regarding Comcast Corp A is 'Buy'. Macroaxis provides Comcast Corp buy-hold-or-sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding CMCSA positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Comcast Corp's available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site.
  
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Time Horizon

Risk Tolerance

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Buy

Volatility

Very steadyDetails

Hype Condition

Under hypedDetails

Current Valuation

UndervaluedDetails

Odds of Distress

Close to AverageDetails

Economic Sensitivity

Follows the market closelyDetails

Analyst Consensus

BuyDetails

Financial Strenth (F Score)

StrongDetails

Financial Leverage

Not RatedDetails

Reporting Quality (M-Score)

Unlikely ManipulatorDetails
For the selected time horizon Comcast Corp A has a Risk Adjusted Performance of 0.0142, Jensen Alpha of (0.020213), Total Risk Alpha of (0.041031), Sortino Ratio of (0.014533) and Treynor Ratio of 0.0074
Comcast Corp advice module can be used to check and cross-verify current investment recommendation provided by analysts analyzing the company's potential to grow using all of fundamental, technical, data market data available at the time. To make sure Comcast Corp is not overpriced, please confirm all Comcast Corp A fundamentals, including its gross profit, debt to equity, and the relationship between the price to book and cash and equivalents . Given that Comcast Corp A has a price to earning of 12.58 X, we suggest you to validate Comcast Corp A market performance and probability of bankruptcy to ensure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your prevailing risk tolerance and investing horizon.

Comcast Corp Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

The company has accumulated 99.73 B in total debt with debt to equity ratio (D/E) of 1.03, which is about average as compared to similar companies. Comcast Corp A has a current ratio of 0.84, indicating that it has a negative working capital and may not be able to pay financial obligations in time and when they become due. Debt can assist Comcast Corp until it has trouble settling it off, either with new capital or with free cash flow. So, Comcast Corp's shareholders could walk away with nothing if the company can't fulfill its legal obligations to repay debt. However, a more frequent occurrence is when companies like Comcast Corp A sell additional shares at bargain prices, diluting existing shareholders. Debt, in this case, can be an excellent and much better tool for Comcast to invest in growth at high rates of return. When we think about Comcast Corp's use of debt, we should always consider it together with cash and equity.
Comcast Corp A has a strong financial position based on the latest SEC filings
Over 86.0% of Comcast Corp shares are held by institutions such as insurance companies
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Comcast Corp current analysts advice

We track the performance of the top 100 financial experts across various large and mid-size financial boutiques. Comcast analyst recommendations are determined by taking all analyst recommendations and averaging them as Strong Buy, Buy, Hold, Strong Sell or Sell. There is no one specific way to measure analysis performance other than comparing it to the past results via a very sophisticated attribution analysis. Comcast analyst consensus and target price projections should be used in combination with other traditional techniques such as stock price forecasting, technical analysis, earnings estimate, and various momentum models.
Target Mean Price56.03
Target Median Price58.00
Target High Price70.00
Recommendation Mean2.20
Number Of Analyst Opinions32
Target Low Price40.00
Average Consensus Buy
The consensus estimates and target price estimation comprises individual analyst assessments, and may or may not mutch the Macroaxis buy or sell advice. It is determined by taking an average of all analyst recommendations and classifying them as Strong Buy, Buy, Hold, or Sell.

Comcast Corp Returns Distribution Density

The distribution of Comcast Corp's historical returns is an attempt to chart the future uncertainty of Comcast Corp's future price movements. The chart of the probability distribution of Comcast Corp stock daily returns describes the distribution of returns around its average expected value. We use Comcast Corp A price's Value At Risk and its Upside Potential as a relative measure of the distribution. The graph of the distribution of Comcast Corp returns is essential to provide solid investment advice for Comcast Corp stock.
Mean Return0.0164Value At Risk-2.72
Potential Upside2.28Standard Deviation1.56
 Return Density 
      Distribution 
Investment risk management requires an estimate of the probability of extreme price changes. Therefore, the correct representation of the distribution of Comcast Corp historical returns presented in an easy-to-digest graphical form helps investors and money managers understand the risk-reward trade-off of different investement strategies.

Comcast Corp Cash Flow Accounts

201720182019202020212022 (projected)
Capital Expenditure(11.64 B)(12.17 B)(13.54 B)(13.59 B)(13.03 B)(14.06 B)
Depreciation Amortization and Accretion9.69 B10.68 B12.95 B13.1 B13.8 B13.04 B
Net Cash Flow or Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents156 M338 M1.68 B6.18 B(2.99 B)(3.07 B)
Net Cash Flow Business Acquisitions and Disposals(382 M)(38.08 B)516 M2.11 B(690 M)(744.47 M)
Issuance Purchase of Equity Shares(5.43 B)(5.32 B)(504 M)(534 M)(4.67 B)(5.04 B)
Issuance Repayment of Debt Securities3.2 B36.36 B(4.99 B)(133 M)(8.87 B)(9.1 B)
Payment of Dividends and Other Cash Distributions(2.88 B)(3.35 B)(3.73 B)(4.14 B)(4.53 B)(4.65 B)
Net Cash Flow from Financing(7.57 B)27.14 B(9.18 B)(6.51 B)(18.62 B)(19.11 B)
Net Cash Flow from Investing(13.53 B)(50.85 B)(14.84 B)(12.05 B)(13.45 B)(14.51 B)
Net Cash Flow Investment Acquisitions and Disposals(2.29 B)(1.26 B)(1.9 B)(812 M)(174 M)(187.74 M)
Net Cash Flow from Operations21.26 B24.3 B25.7 B24.74 B29.15 B27.16 B
Share Based Compensation751 M826 M1.02 B1.19 B1.31 B1.11 B

Comcast Corp Greeks

Most traded equities are subject to two types of risk - systematic (i.e., market) and unsystematic (i.e., nonmarket or company-specific) risk. Unsystematic risk is the risk that events specific to Comcast Corp or Communication Services sector will adversely affect the stock's price. This type of risk can be diversified away by owning several different stocks in different industries whose stock prices have shown a small correlation to each other. On the other hand, systematic risk is the risk that Comcast Corp stock's price will be affected by overall stock market movements and cannot be diversified away. So, no matter how many positions you have, you cannot eliminate market risk. However, you can measure a Comcast stock's historical response to market movements and buy it if you are comfortable with its volatility direction. Beta and standard deviation are two commonly used measures to help you make the right decision.
α
Alpha over DOW
-0.02
β
Beta against DOW0.86
σ
Overall volatility
1.57
Ir
Information ratio -0.02

Comcast Corp Volatility Alert

Comcast Corp A has relatively low volatility with skewness of -0.41 and kurtosis of 2.99. However, we advise all investors to independently investigate Comcast Corp A to ensure all accessible information is consistent with the expectations about its upside potential and future expected returns. Understanding different market volatility trends often help investors to time the market. Properly using volatility indicators enable traders to measure Comcast Corp's stock risk against market volatility during both bullying and bearish trends. The higher level of volatility that comes with bear markets can directly impact Comcast Corp's stock price while adding stress to investors as they watch their shares' value plummet. This usually forces investors to rebalance their portfolios by buying different stocks as prices fall.

Comcast Corp Implied Volatility

Comcast Corp's implied volatility exposes the market's sentiment of Comcast Corp A stock's possible movements over time. However, it does not forecast the overall direction of its price. In a nutshell, if Comcast Corp's implied volatility is high, the market thinks the stock has potential for high price swings in either direction. On the other hand, the low implied volatility suggests that Comcast Corp stock will not fluctuate a lot when Comcast Corp's options are near their expiration.

Comcast Corp Fundamentals Vs Peers

Comparing Comcast Corp's fundamentals to the average values of its peers is one of the most widely used and accepted methods of equity analyses. It helps to analyze Comcast Corp's direct or indirect competition across all of the common fundamentals between Comcast Corp and the related equities. This way, we can detect undervalued stocks with similar characteristics as Comcast Corp or determine the stocks which would be an excellent addition to an existing portfolio. Peer analysis of Comcast Corp's fundamental indicators could also be used in its relative valuation, which is a method of valuing Comcast Corp by comparing valuation metrics with those of similar companies.
    
 Better Than Average     
    
 Worse Than Average Compare Comcast Corp to competition
FundamentalsComcast CorpPeer Average
Return On Equity14.67 %(0.31) %
Return On Asset4.83 %(0.14) %
Profit Margin11.96 %(1.27) %
Operating Margin29.40 %(5.51) %
Current Valuation270.84 B16.62 B
Shares Outstanding4.56 B571.82 M
Shares Owned by Insiders0.67 %10.09 %
Shares Owned by Institutions86.01 %39.21 %
Number of Shares Shorted65.33 M4.71 M
Price to Earning12.58 X28.72 X
Price to Book1.87 X9.51 X
Price to Sales1.49 X11.42 X
Revenue120.19 B9.43 B
Gross Profit77.94 B27.38 B
EBITDA35.34 B3.9 B
Net Income14.38 B570.98 M
Cash and Equivalents8.88 B2.7 B
Cash per Share1.98 X5.01 X
Total Debt99.73 B5.32 B
Debt to Equity1.03 %48.70 %
Current Ratio0.86 X2.16 X
Book Value Per Share20.96 X1.93 K
Cash Flow from Operations28.65 B971.22 M
Short Ratio2.92 X4.00 X
Earnings Per Share3.11 X3.12 X
Price to Earnings To Growth0.85 X4.89 X
Number of Employees189 K18.84 K
Beta0.93-0.15
Market Capitalization178.69 B19.03 B
Total Asset166.57 B29.47 B
Retained Earnings40.82 B9.33 B
Working Capital(5.88 B)1.48 B
Current Asset12.3 B9.34 B
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Comcast Corp Market Momentum

Traders often use several daily momentume indicators to supplement a more traditional technical analysis when analyzing securities such as Comcast . With many different options, investors must choose the best indicators for them and familiarize themselves with how they work. We suggest combining traditional momentum indicators with more near-term forms of technical analysis such as Accumulation Distribution or Daily Balance Of Power. With their quantitative nature, daily value technical indicators can also be incorporated into your automated trading systems.
Accumulation Distribution219743.0
Daily Balance Of Power0.3077
Rate Of Daily Change1.01
Day Median Price39.08
Day Typical Price39.17
Price Action Indicator0.34

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 2019 2020 2021 2022 (projected)
Accounts Payable10.83 B11.36 B12.46 B13.44 B
Receivables11.29 B11.47 B12.01 B9.61 B

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Is Comcast Corp's industry expected to grow? Or is there an opportunity to expand the business' product line in the future? Factors like these will boost the valuation of Comcast Corp. If investors know Comcast will grow in the future, the company's valuation will be higher. The financial industry is built on trying to define current growth potential and future valuation accurately. All the valuation information about Comcast Corp listed above have to be considered, but the key to understanding future value is determining which factors weigh more heavily than others.
The market value of Comcast Corp A is measured differently than its book value, which is the value of Comcast that is recorded on the company's balance sheet. Investors also form their own opinion of Comcast Corp's value that differs from its market value or its book value, called intrinsic value, which is Comcast Corp's true underlying value. Investors use various methods to calculate intrinsic value and buy a stock when its market value falls below its intrinsic value. Because Comcast Corp's market value can be influenced by many factors that don't directly affect Comcast Corp's underlying business (such as a pandemic or basic market pessimism), market value can vary widely from intrinsic value.
Please note, there is a significant difference between Comcast Corp's value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine Comcast Corp value by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, Comcast Corp's price is the amount at which it trades on the open market and represents the number that a seller and buyer find agreeable to each party.