Comcast Corporation ( CMCSK ) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 05, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 28, 2015. Shareholders who purchased CMCSK prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that CMCSK has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $57.72, the dividend yield is 1.73%.
The previous trading day's last sale of CMCSK was $57.72, representing a -10.79% decrease from the 52 week high of $64.70 and a 17.17% increase over the 52 week low of $49.26.
CMCSK is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Walt Disney Company ( DIS ) and Comcast Corporation ( CMCSA ). CMCSK's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.38. Zacks Investment Research reports CMCSK's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 11.26%, compared to an industry average of 1%.
Interested in gaining exposure to CMCSK through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have CMCSK as a top-10 holding:
- Vanguard Consumer Discretion ETF - DNQ ( VCR )
- First Trust NASDAQ-100 Ex-Technology Sector Index Fund ( QQXT ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is VCR with an decrease of -3.87% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of CMCSK at 1.01%.
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