Comcast Corp (NASDAQ: CMCSA)’s stock price has plunge by 0.02relation to previous closing price of 42.41. Nevertheless, the company has seen a 1.22% surge in its stock price over the last five trading sessions. Zacks Investment Research reported 2023-11-17 that Comcast’s (CMCSA) AudienceXpress collaborates with Epsilon to expand audience reach and increase the scale of convergent TV purchasing.
Is It Worth Investing in Comcast Corp (NASDAQ: CMCSA) Right Now?
The price-to-earnings ratio for Comcast Corp (NASDAQ: CMCSA) is above average at 11.77x, while the 36-month beta value is 1.04.Analysts have differing opinions on the stock, with 16 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 3 as “overweight,” 12 as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
The average price point forecasted by analysts for Comcast Corp (CMCSA) is $49.37, which is $6.95 above the current market price. The public float for CMCSA is 3.98B, and currently, short sellers hold a 1.15% ratio of that floaft. The average trading volume of CMCSA on November 20, 2023 was 18.70M shares.
CMCSA’s Market Performance
CMCSA’s stock has seen a 1.22% increase for the week, with a -1.51% drop in the past month and a -7.50% fall in the past quarter. The volatility ratio for the week is 1.86%, and the volatility levels for the past 30 days are at 2.13% for Comcast Corp The simple moving average for the last 20 days is 1.34% for CMCSA stock, with a simple moving average of 2.72% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of CMCSA
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for CMCSA stocks, with Scotiabank repeating the rating for CMCSA by listing it as a “Sector Perform.” The predicted price for CMCSA in the upcoming period, according to Scotiabank is $49 based on the research report published on October 27, 2023 of the current year 2023.
CMCSA Trading at -2.44% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought CMCSA to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -10.61% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 2.13%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 1.86%, as shares sank -1.03% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -5.80% lower at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, CMCSA rose by +1.22%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +3.19% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $41.84. In addition, Comcast Corp saw 21.30% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at CMCSA starting from ROBERTS BRIAN L, who sale 616,143 shares at the price of $41.92 back on Nov 14. After this action, ROBERTS BRIAN L now owns 16,909,517 shares of Comcast Corp, valued at $25,827,421 using the latest closing price.
COMCAST CORP, the 10% Owner of Comcast Corp, sale 37,176 shares at $2.03 during a trade that took place back on Feb 21, which means that COMCAST CORP is holding 19,507,693 shares at $75,419 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for CMCSA
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +18.63 for the present operating margin
- +57.15 for the gross margin
The net margin for Comcast Corp stands at +4.42. The total capital return value is set at 11.48, while invested capital returns managed to touch 2.78. Equity return is now at value 18.60, with 5.88 for asset returns.
Based on Comcast Corp (CMCSA), the company’s capital structure generated 131.90 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 56.88. Total debt to assets is 41.50, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 128.91. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 55.59.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 2.26, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.41. The receivables turnover for the company is 9.84 and the total asset turnover is 0.46. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 0.78.
In a nutshell, Comcast Corp (CMCSA) has experienced a mixed performance in recent times. The stock has received mixed “buy” and “hold” ratings from analysts. It’s important to note that the stock is currently trading at a significant distance from its 50-day moving average and its 52-week high.