Comcast Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 30, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.195 per share is scheduled to be paid on
October 23, 2013. Shareholders who purchased CMCSA stock prior to
the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
This marks the 3rd quarter that CMCSA has paid the same dividend.
At the current stock price of $44.1, the dividend yield is
The previous trading day's last sale of CMCSA was $44.1,
representing a -4.8% decrease from the 52 week high of $46.33 and a
26.22% increase over the 52 week low of $34.94.
CMCSA is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes
companies such as Walt Disney Company (
) and Time Warner Inc. (
). CMCSA's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2.53. Zacks Investment Research reports CMCSA's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 26.42%, compared to an
industry average of 2.2%.
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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 (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Consumer Index Fund (
- Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF (
- PowerShares Fundamental Pure Large Growth Portfolio (
- Power Shares XTF: Dynamic OTC Portfolio (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PWO with an increase of
17.07% over the last 100 days. XLY has the highest percent
weighting of CMCSA at 6.34%.