Comcast Corporation (CMCSA) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 30, 2013
Comcast Corporation ( CMCSA ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 30, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.195 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 23, 2014. 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 $51.51, the dividend yield is 1.51%.
The previous trading day's last sale of CMCSA was $51.51, representing a -0.06% decrease from the 52 week high of $51.54 and a 41.9% increase over the 52 week low of $36.30.
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 $2.4. Zacks Investment Research reports CMCSA's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 29.9%, compared to an industry average of 8.9%.
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 )
- PowerShares Fundamental Pure Large Growth Portfolio ( PXLG )
- Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF ( VCR )
- Power Shares XTF: Dynamic OTC Portfolio ( PWO ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PWO with an increase of 15.61% over the last 100 days. XLY has the highest percent weighting of CMCSA at 6.37%.