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.

CMCSA was given price targets by several analysts. The maximum price target given was 51, implying potential capital gains of 29.34 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 37, which equates to a potential downside of -6.16 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 1.04 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which 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.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' 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, while 4 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

CMCSA has an estimated earnings growth rate of 0.2 percent as forecasted by analysts. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. CMCSA has a PEG ratio of 99.3.

In the last 52-weeks, CMCSA has achieved a high of 42.18 and a low of 30.02. Today's price is 31.35 percent above the 52-week low, and 6.52 percent lower than its 52-week high. CMCSA has a price/earnings 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.