Shareholder returns and stock trends
On September 6, 2016, Comcast’s (CMCSA) stock was trading at $66.34. The stock was trading 0.9% below its 20-day moving average of $67, 0.5% above its 50-day moving average of $66, and 3.6% above its 100-day moving average of $64.
Comcast generated returns of 12.5% for the trailing 12-month period and -0.3% for the trailing one-month period. Comcast’s share price has risen by 0.6% in the trailing five-day period. By comparison, peers Charter Communications (CHTR), Twenty-First Century Fox (FOXA), and Time Warner (TWX) generated returns of 8.5%, -4.6%, and 4.5%, respectively, in the trailing-five-day period.
Of the 31 analysts covering Comcast, 27 have given it a “buy” recommendation and four have given it a “hold” recommendation. There were no “sell” recommendations. The analyst target price for Comcast is $75.78, with a median target estimate of $75.
Comcast is trading at a discount of 11.5% to its median target price. Notably, Comcast makes up 0.86% of the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY).
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