COMCAST CORP-CLASS A (CMCSA)

US20030N1019 - Common Stock

42.8  -0.05 (-0.12%)

After market: 42.6 -0.2 (-0.47%)

Fundamental Rating

6

Overall CMCSA gets a fundamental rating of 6 out of 10. We evaluated CMCSA against 96 industry peers in the Media industry. CMCSA has an excellent profitability rating, but there are concerns on its financial health. CMCSA is valued quite cheap, while showing a decent growth score. This is a good combination! CMCSA also has an excellent dividend rating.



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1. Profitability

1.1 Basic Checks

CMCSA had positive earnings in the past year.
CMCSA had a positive operating cash flow in the past year.
CMCSA had positive earnings in each of the past 5 years.
In the past 5 years CMCSA always reported a positive cash flow from operatings.

1.2 Ratios

The Return On Assets of CMCSA (5.81%) is better than 89.58% of its industry peers.
CMCSA's Return On Equity of 18.61% is amongst the best of the industry. CMCSA outperforms 87.50% of its industry peers.
CMCSA has a Return On Invested Capital of 6.58%. This is in the better half of the industry: CMCSA outperforms 75.00% of its industry peers.
The Average Return On Invested Capital over the past 3 years for CMCSA is in line with the industry average of 6.46%.
The 3 year average ROIC (6.07%) for CMCSA is below the current ROIC(6.58%), indicating increased profibility in the last year.
Industry RankSector Rank
ROA 5.81%
ROE 18.61%
ROIC 6.58%
ROA(3y)4.34%
ROA(5y)4.37%
ROE(3y)13.33%
ROE(5y)13.48%
ROIC(3y)6.07%
ROIC(5y)5.71%

1.3 Margins

The Profit Margin of CMCSA (12.66%) is better than 80.21% of its industry peers.
CMCSA's Profit Margin has been stable in the last couple of years.
CMCSA has a better Operating Margin (19.16%) than 90.63% of its industry peers.
In the last couple of years the Operating Margin of CMCSA has remained more or less at the same level.
CMCSA's Gross Margin of 69.76% is amongst the best of the industry. CMCSA outperforms 84.38% of its industry peers.
CMCSA's Gross Margin has been stable in the last couple of years.
Industry RankSector Rank
OM 19.16%
PM (TTM) 12.66%
GM 69.76%
OM growth 3Y4.19%
OM growth 5Y-0.74%
PM growth 3Y7.56%
PM growth 5Y0.39%
GM growth 3Y0.85%
GM growth 5Y0.34%

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2. Health

2.1 Basic Checks

The Return on Invested Capital (ROIC) is below the Cost of Capital (WACC), so CMCSA is destroying value.
CMCSA has less shares outstanding than it did 1 year ago.
The number of shares outstanding for CMCSA has been reduced compared to 5 years ago.
The debt/assets ratio for CMCSA has been reduced compared to a year ago.

2.2 Solvency

Based on the Altman-Z score of 1.52, we must say that CMCSA is in the distress zone and has some risk of bankruptcy.
With a Altman-Z score value of 1.52, CMCSA perfoms like the industry average, outperforming 58.33% of the companies in the same industry.
The Debt to FCF ratio of CMCSA is 7.49, which is on the high side as it means it would take CMCSA, 7.49 years of fcf income to pay off all of its debts.
CMCSA has a better Debt to FCF ratio (7.49) than 69.79% of its industry peers.
A Debt/Equity ratio of 1.15 is on the high side and indicates that CMCSA has dependencies on debt financing.
With a Debt to Equity ratio value of 1.15, CMCSA is not doing good in the industry: 67.71% of the companies in the same industry are doing better.
Industry RankSector Rank
Debt/Equity 1.15
Debt/FCF 7.49
Altman-Z 1.52
ROIC/WACC0.93
WACC7.09%

2.3 Liquidity

A Current Ratio of 0.60 indicates that CMCSA may have some problems paying its short term obligations.
CMCSA has a worse Current ratio (0.60) than 91.67% of its industry peers.
A Quick Ratio of 0.60 indicates that CMCSA may have some problems paying its short term obligations.
The Quick ratio of CMCSA (0.60) is worse than 91.67% of its industry peers.
Industry RankSector Rank
Current Ratio 0.6
Quick Ratio 0.6

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3. Growth

3.1 Past

CMCSA shows a strong growth in Earnings Per Share. In the last year, the EPS has been growing by 8.77%, which is quite good.
Measured over the past years, CMCSA shows a quite strong growth in Earnings Per Share. The EPS has been growing by 9.17% on average per year.
The Revenue has been growing slightly by 0.12% in the past year.
CMCSA shows a small growth in Revenue. Measured over the last years, the Revenue has been growing by 5.17% yearly.
EPS 1Y (TTM)8.77%
EPS 3Y15.01%
EPS 5Y9.17%
EPS growth Q2Q2.44%
Revenue 1Y (TTM)0.12%
Revenue growth 3Y5.49%
Revenue growth 5Y5.17%
Revenue growth Q2Q2.29%

3.2 Future

The Earnings Per Share is expected to grow by 11.93% on average over the next years. This is quite good.
The Revenue is expected to grow by 1.74% on average over the next years.
EPS Next Y11.15%
EPS Next 2Y10.35%
EPS Next 3Y11.56%
EPS Next 5Y11.93%
Revenue Next Year2.71%
Revenue Next 2Y1.26%
Revenue Next 3Y1.59%
Revenue Next 5Y1.74%

3.3 Evolution

The EPS growth rate is accelerating: in the next years the growth will be better than in the last years.
When comparing the Revenue growth rate of the last years to the growth rate of the upcoming years, we see that the growth is decreasing.

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4. Valuation

4.1 Price/Earnings Ratio

Based on the Price/Earnings ratio of 10.78, the valuation of CMCSA can be described as reasonable.
Compared to the rest of the industry, the Price/Earnings ratio of CMCSA indicates a rather cheap valuation: CMCSA is cheaper than 82.29% of the companies listed in the same industry.
CMCSA is valuated cheaply when we compare the Price/Earnings ratio to 26.31, which is the current average of the S&P500 Index.
With a Price/Forward Earnings ratio of 9.70, the valuation of CMCSA can be described as very reasonable.
Based on the Price/Forward Earnings ratio, CMCSA is valued a bit cheaper than 76.04% of the companies in the same industry.
CMCSA is valuated cheaply when we compare the Price/Forward Earnings ratio to 21.87, which is the current average of the S&P500 Index.
Industry RankSector Rank
PE 10.78
Fwd PE 9.7

4.2 Price Multiples

Compared to the rest of the industry, the Enterprise Value to EBITDA ratio of CMCSA indicates a somewhat cheap valuation: CMCSA is cheaper than 75.00% of the companies listed in the same industry.
CMCSA's Price/Free Cash Flow ratio is a bit cheaper when compared to the industry. CMCSA is cheaper than 65.63% of the companies in the same industry.
Industry RankSector Rank
P/FCF 13.11
EV/EBITDA 6.93

4.3 Compensation for Growth

CMCSA's low PEG Ratio(NY), which compensates the Price/Earnings for growth, indicates a rather cheap valuation of the company.
CMCSA has an outstanding profitability rating, which may justify a higher PE ratio.
PEG (NY)0.97
PEG (5Y)1.18
EPS Next 2Y10.35%
EPS Next 3Y11.56%

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5. Dividend

5.1 Amount

CMCSA has a Yearly Dividend Yield of 2.89%. Purely for dividend investing, there may be better candidates out there.
CMCSA's Dividend Yield is rather good when compared to the industry average which is at 4.04. CMCSA pays more dividend than 83.33% of the companies in the same industry.
Compared to an average S&P500 Dividend Yield of 2.44, CMCSA has a dividend comparable with the average S&P500 company.
Industry RankSector Rank
Dividend Yield 2.89%

5.2 History

On average, the dividend of CMCSA grows each year by 9.72%, which is quite nice.
CMCSA has been paying a dividend for at least 10 years, so it has a reliable track record.
CMCSA has not decreased its dividend in the last 3 years.
Dividend Growth(5Y)9.72%
Div Incr Years4
Div Non Decr Years4

5.3 Sustainability

CMCSA pays out 30.97% of its income as dividend. This is a sustainable payout ratio.
CMCSA's earnings are growing more than its dividend. This makes the dividend growth sustainable.
DP30.97%
EPS Next 2Y10.35%
EPS Next 3Y11.56%

COMCAST CORP-CLASS A

NASDAQ:CMCSA (3/1/2024, 7:07:39 PM)

After market: 42.6 -0.2 (-0.47%)

42.8

-0.05 (-0.12%)

Chartmill FA Rating
GICS SectorCommunication Services
GICS IndustryGroupMedia & Entertainment
GICS IndustryMedia
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Market Cap170.00B
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PE 10.78
Fwd PE 9.7
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PEG (5Y)1.18
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Industry RankSector Rank
ROA 5.81%
ROE 18.61%
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OM 19.16%
PM (TTM) 12.66%
GM 69.76%
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Asset Turnover0.46
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Debt/Equity 1.15
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Current Ratio 0.6
Quick Ratio 0.6
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EPS 3Y15.01%
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EPS Next Y11.15%
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