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Comcast Corporation (CMCSA) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 31, 2018

Comcast Corporation ( CMCSA ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 31, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.19 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 23, 2019. Shareholders who purchased CMCSA 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 $34.47, the dividend yield is 2.2%.

The previous trading day's last sale of CMCSA was $34.47, representing a -21.66% decrease from the 52 week high of $44 and a 13.28% increase over the 52 week low of $30.43.

CMCSA is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Walt Disney Company ( DIS ) and Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. ( FOX ). CMCSA's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.14. Zacks Investment Research reports CMCSA's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 22.99%, compared to an industry average of 13.7%.

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:

  • Invesco S&P 500 Enhanced Value ETF ( SPVU )
  • iShares U.S. Consumer Services ETF ( IYC )
  • iShares Global Comm Services ETF ( IXP )
  • The Communication Services Select Sector SPDR Fund ( XLC )
  • First Trust Mega Cap AlphaDEX Fund ( FMK ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IYC with an decrease of -10.59% over the last 100 days. SPVU has the highest percent weighting of CMCSA at 5.22%.

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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