Comcast Corporation (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 28, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.1625 per share scheduled for January 23,
2013. Shareholders who purchased CMCSA stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
marks the 4th quarter that CMCSA has paid the same dividend. At the
current stock price of $37.36, the dividend yield is 1.74%.
The previous trading day's last sale of CMCSA was $37.36,
representing a -2.25% decrease from the 52 week high of $38.22 and
a 59.93% increase over the 52 week low of $23.36.
CMCSA is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes
companies such as Comcast Corporation (
) and Walt Disney Company (
). CMCSA's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2.2. Zacks Investment Research reports CMCSA's
forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 23.75%, compared to an
industry average of 3.6%.
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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 (
- PowerShares Dynamic Media (
- PowerShares Dynamic LargeCap Growth (
- iShares S&P Global Consumer Discretionary Sector Index
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Consumer Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is RXI with an increase of
11.35% over the last 100 days. XLY has the highest percent
weighting of CMCSA at 6.42%.