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 most optimistic price target was 51, implying potential capital gains of 29.34 percent. The minimum price target given 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.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change 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. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. 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 made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 2 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 4 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, 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. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. CMCSA has a PEG ratio of 99.3.

CMCSA has a 52-week high of 42.18 and a 52-week low of 30.02. Currently the stock is 31.35 percent higher than its 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 market cap of CMCSA is $186.6 billion. CMCSA's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.