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Comcast Corp A (CMCSA)

Price: $21.38

Industry: Media Chaikin Power Gauge Report | Generated: Thu Sep 08 17:09 EDT 2011 CMCSA Comcast Corp A

$21.38

Power Gauge Rating

CMCSA - Neutral TM

The Chaikin Power Gauge Rating for CMCSA is neutral with attractive financial metrics, strong earnings performance, neutral price/volume activity and very positive expert opinions.

Financial Metrics

Expert opinions about CMCSA are very positive which is evidenced by a very low short interest ratio.

Earnings Performance

Analysis of CMCSA's price/volume activity indicates its relative weakness versus the market.

Price/Volume Activity

Expert Opinions

Despite these bullish factors, Chaikin Power Tools has identified a negative trend resulting in a neutral rating.

News Sentiment Rating

Neutral CMCSA Comcast Cor..

September 08, 2011

TM

Chaikin Sentiment Gauge for CMCSA is neutral. Stories concerning CMCSA have a balanced or neutral sentiment.

News Sentiment :Neutral

Power Trend - 5 Year Chart

The Power Gauge distills a 20 factor model into a concise picture of a stock's potential.

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High Potential

Neutral

Low Potential

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Financials & Earnings

Financial Metrics

Financial Metrics Rating

Bullish

LT Debt/Equity Ratio

CMCSA's financial metrics are very good. The company may be undervalued and has high revenue per share.

Price to Book Value

The rank is based on a high long term debt to equity ratio, low price to book value, low price to sales ratio and relatively high cash flow.

Return on Equity

Price to Sales Ratio

Business Value

Assets and Liabilities

Valuation

Returns

Ratio

TTM

Ratio

TTM

Ratio

TTM

Current Ratio

0.66

Price/Book

1.25

Return on Invest

4.7%

LT Debt/Equity

0.67

Price/Sales

1.55

Return on Equity

8.9%

Earnings Performance

Earnings Performance Rating

Bullish

Earnings Growth

CMCSA's earnings performance has been strong. The company has a stable 5 year earnings trend and has a history of strong earnings growth.

Earnings Surprise

The rank is based on high earnings growth over the past 3-5 years, a relatively poor trend in earnings this year and consistent earnings over the past 5 years.

Earnings Trend

Projected P/E Ratio

Earnings Consistency

5 Year Revenue and Earnings Growth

Revenue(M) Rev % Growth EPS EPS % Growth

EPS Estimates

12/06

12/07

12/08

12/09

12/10

24,966.00

30,895.00

34,256.00

35,756.00

37,937.00

12.18%

23.75%

10.88%

4.38%

6.10%

$0.80

$0.83

$0.86

$1.26

$1.29

185.71%

3.75%

3.61%

46.51%

2.38%

EPS Surprise

Factor

Actual EPS Prev

EST EPS Current

Change

$0.31

$0.41

+0.10

Quarterly EPS Yearly EPS Factor

$1.29

$1.59

+0.30

Actual EPS Growth

Est EPS Growth

Change

11.46%

11.31%

-0.15

3-5 year EPS

EPS Quarterly Results Estimate

Actual

Difference

% Difference

FY

Qtr 1

Qtr 2

Qtr 3

Qtr 4

Total

Latest Qtr

$0.41

$0.42

$0.01

1 Qtr Ago

$0.34

$0.36

$0.02

2.44

12/09

$0.27

$0.33

$0.33

$0.33

$1.26

5.88

12/10

$0.31

$0.31

$0.31

$0.36

$1.29

2 Qtr Ago

$0.32

$0.34

3 Qtr Ago

$0.30

$0.32

$0.02

6.25

12/11

$0.34

$0.37

-

-

-

$0.02

6.67

Fiscal Year End Month is December.

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Price Trend & Expert Opinions Price/Volume Activity

Price/Volume Activity Rating

Neutral

Relative Strength vs Market

Chaikin Money Flow

Price and volume activity for CMCSA is neutral. CMCSA has outperformed the S&P 500 over 26 weeks and has underperformed the S&P 500 over 26 weeks.

Price Trend

Price Trend ROC

Volume Trend

Relative Strength vs S&P500 Index

Chaikin Money Flow

Chart shows whether CMCSA is performing better or worse than the market.

Chaikin Money Flow analyzes supply and demand for a company's stock.

Price Activity

Price Activity

Factor

Value

Factor

52 Week High

26.68

% Change Price - 4 Weeks

52 Week Low

17.57

% Change Price - 24 Weeks

% Change YTD Rel S&P 500

2.37%

Expert Opinions

Volume Activity Value

Factor

8.14%

Average Volume 20 Days

18,323,300

-11.24%

Average Volume 90 Days

19,945,226

% Change Price - 4 Wks Rel to S&P

1.12%

% Change Price - 24 Wks Rel to S&P

-3.92%

Value

Chaikin Money Flow Persistency

42%

Expert Opinions

Very Bullish

Earnings Estimate Revisions

Expert opinions about CMCSA are very positive. Shorting of CMCSA is low and insiders are net buyers of CMCSA's stock.

Short Interest

Insider Activity

The rank for CMCSA is based on analysts revising earnings estimates upward, a low short interest ratio, insiders purchasing stock, optimistic analyst opinions and price strength of the stock versus the Media industry group.

Analyst Opinions

Relative Strength vs Industry

Earnings Estimate Revisions Current Current Qtr Next Qtr

0.41 0.45 Current

Current FY

1.59

Analyst Recommendations

7 Days Ago % Change 0.40 0.45

+2.50% 0.00%

30 Days Ago % Change 1.58

0.01

Factor Mean this Week Mean Last Week

EPS Estimates Revision Summary Value

Buy 0.00

Mean 5 Weeks Ago

Buy

Last 4 Weeks

Down

Up

Down

Curr Qtr

0

0

1

1

Curr Yr

0

0

0

0

Next Qtr

0

0

2

0

Next Yr

0

0

3

1

Buy

Change

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Last Week Up

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The Company & Its Competitors

News Headlines for CMCSA

CMCSA's Competitors in Media Historic EPS growth

Projected EPS growth

Profit Margin

PEG

PE

Revenue(M)

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CMCSA

11.46%

11.31%

8.43%

1.19

14.85

37,937

RCI

10.66%

6.03%

11.67%

2.22

12.43

12,335

Comcast people among Obama Victory Fund top donors - Sep 4, 2011

518.41%

-

3.41%

-

23.71

9,017

DISH

8.60%

5.45%

10.44%

1.37

9.90

12,641

LINTA

6.81%

-2.40%

8.05%

-8.38

12.94

8,932

TWC

17.28%

18.39%

7.75%

0.76

15.48

18,868

Company

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Power Gauge

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Company Details

Company Profile

COMCAST CORP A 19102 USA Website: http://http://www.comcast.com Full Time Employees: 102,000 Sector: Consumer Discretionary

Comcast Corp., among the world's leading communication companies, provides basic cable, digital cable and high speed internet services that connect people to what's important in their lives. They are in the process of deploying digital video applications and high-speed Internet access service to expand the products available on their cable communications networks.

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