Comcast Corporation (CMCSA) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 01, 2013

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Comcast Corporation ( CMCSA ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 01, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.195 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 24, 2013. Shareholders who purchased CMCSA stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 20% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of CMCSA was $41.75, representing a -0.6% decrease from the 52 week high of $42 and a 48.63% increase over the 52 week low of $28.09.

CMCSA is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Comcast Corporation ( CMCSK ) and Walt Disney Company ( DIS ). CMCSA's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.29. Zacks Investment Research reports CMCSA's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 24.78%, compared to an industry average of 21.6%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the CMCSA Dividend History page.

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 )
  • RevenueShares Navallier Overall A-100 ( RWV )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Consumer Index Fund ( IYC )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Media ( PBS )
  • Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF ( VCR ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is RWV with an increase of 20.05% over the last 100 days. XLY has the highest percent weighting of CMCSA at 6.65%.

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

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