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

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.


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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