Comcast Corporation (CMCSA) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 30, 2013


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Comcast Corporation ( CMCSA ) 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 1.77%.

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 ( DIS ) and Time Warner Inc. ( TWX ). 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%.

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 )
  • Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF ( VCR )
  • PowerShares Fundamental Pure Large Growth Portfolio ( PXLG )
  • Power Shares XTF: Dynamic OTC Portfolio ( PWO ).

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%.

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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