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Free cash flow jumped 20% to $1.1 billion
The results surpassed expectations "across the board," said Marci Ryvicker, cable and satellite analyst at Wells Fargo Securities, as the company gained more overall customers, digital video, broadband and telephone subscribers than experts had predicted.
Philadelphia-based Comcast (CMCSA:$14.06,00$-0.45,00-3.10%) said it earned $944 million, or 33 cents a share, compared with a profit of $771 million, or 26 cents a share, in the same quarter a year earlier. Revenue rose to $8.8 billion from $8.55 billion.