Comcast Corporation (CMCSA) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 31, 2014

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Comcast Corporation ( CMCSA ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 31, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.225 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 23, 2014. Shareholders who purchased CMCSA stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 15.38% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of CMCSA was $49.1, representing a -11.18% decrease from the 52 week high of $55.28 and a 26.71% increase over the 52 week low of $38.75.

CMCSA is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Walt Disney Company ( DIS ) and Comcast Corporation ( CMCSK ). CMCSA's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.56. Zacks Investment Research reports CMCSA's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 16.17%, compared to an industry average of 8.7%.


For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the CMCSA Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to CMCSA through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have CMCSA as a top-10 holding:

  • Select Sector SPDR Fund - Consumer Discretionary ( XLY )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Consumer Index Fund ( IYC )
  • iShares Global Consumer Discretionary ETF ( RXI )
  • PowerShares DWA NASDAQ Momentum Portfolio ( DWAQ )
  • Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF ( VCR ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is DWAQ with an increase of 10.13% over the last 100 days. XLY has the highest percent weighting of CMCSA at 6.88%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.




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