Analyst Ratings for Comcast Corp. Cl A (CMCSA)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Analysts covering Comcast Corp. Cl A (NASDAQ:CMCSA) have given it a consensus rating of Buy. About 30 days ago, CMCSA was issued an average rating of Buy.

32 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 26 gave CMCSA a buy rating, 3 gave an overweight rating, 3 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 0. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

Several price targets were given for CMCSA by the analysts covering the stock. The maximum price target given was 51, implying a possible profit of 29.34 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 37, implying a possible loss of -6.16 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 1.04 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 3.19 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 3.66 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 3 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 2 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 4 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 4 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of CMCSA's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 0.2 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. CMCSA has a PEG ratio of 99.3.

CMCSA has traded between a high of 42.18 and a low of 30.02 over the past year. Currently the stock is 31.35 percent higher than its low, and 6.52 percent below the high. CMCSA has a P/E ratio of 19.86. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The CMCSA value stock report compares CMCSA to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $186.6 billion. CMCSA will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.