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Comcast Corporation (CMCSA) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 28, 2012

Comcast Corporation ( CMCSA ) 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 ( CMCSK ) and Walt Disney Company ( DIS ). 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%.

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 )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Media ( PBS )
  • PowerShares Dynamic LargeCap Growth ( PWB )
  • iShares S&P Global Consumer Discretionary Sector Index Fund ( RXI )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Consumer Index Fund ( IYC ).

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%.

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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