Comcast Corporation ( CMCSA ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 30, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.157 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 26, 2017. Shareholders who purchased CMCSA prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -0.32% decrease from the prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $39.86, the dividend yield is 1.58%.
The previous trading day's last sale of CMCSA was $39.86, representing a -5.5% decrease from the 52 week high of $42.18 and a 32.78% increase over the 52 week low of $30.02.
CMCSA is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Walt Disney Company ( DIS ) and Charter Communications, Inc. ( CHTR ). CMCSA's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.88. Zacks Investment Research reports CMCSA's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 13.92%, compared to an industry average of 11.7%.
Interested in gaining exposure to CMCSA through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have CMCSA as a top-10 holding:
- SPDR Select Sector Fund - Consumer Discretionary ( XLY )
- Vanguard Consumer Discretion ETF - DNQ ( VCR )
- iShares U.S. Consumer Services ETF ( IYC )
- iShares Edge MSCI USA Momentum Factor ETF ( MTUM )
- iShares Global Consumer Discretionary ETF ( RXI ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is MTUM with an increase of 13.77% over the last 100 days. XLY has the highest percent weighting of CMCSA at 7.32%.
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