|Bid||42.430 x 2800|
|Ask||42.440 x 3300|
|Day's Range||41.790 - 42.580|
|52 Week Range||34.780 - 42.710|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||20.32|
|Earnings Date||Jan 24, 2018|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||0.63 (1.51%)|
|1y Target Est||45.71|
Comcast's (CMCSA) growth prospects from the rollout of DOCSIS 3.1 technology and wireless venture look impressive. However, competition posed by online video streaming providers is a woe.
On Thursday, Nomura Instinet downgraded Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) from a “Buy” to “Neutral” on concerns that its growth was about to hit a major headwind. Namely, Comcast is dealing with a “narrowing runway” that will ultimately prove to be a drag on CMCSA stock, as competitors drive deeper into the company’s core-but-commoditized markets.
Despite a big drop for NFL regular-season viewership during the calendar year 2017, the league — and sports overall — still dominated the TV landscape. Among the 100 most-viewed shows on TV in 2017, 81 were sports telecasts, which is down from 88 in 2016. Only two scripted TV episodes were in the top 100 in 2016, whereas nine made the list in 2017.
One analyst downgraded Comcast while another hiked its price target but both agree acquisitions are a wild card.
When Comcast launched their wireless service Xfinity Mobile last spring, there was one catch that likely turned away some potential customers — you had to buy a new phone, from them, to take advantage of it. As part of the first BYOD offering, just customers with select iPhones that are unlocked (which means you have to have paid off both the phone and any balance with your current carrier) can bring them to Xfinity Mobile.
Although most of the major telecom stocks lost value last week, the sector was witness to a number of important events.
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Hulu described 2017 as a banner year. The milestones the company said it attained the year included growing its US (SPY) customer base by more than 40% and surpassing $1.0 billion in advertising revenues. It said the number of its episodes at the end of 2017 was more than twice the number of episodes in the libraries of its main rivals, Netflix (NFLX) and Amazon (AMZN).
Comcast announced today that Xfinity Internet customers can now bring their own device to Xfinity Mobile by visiting Xfinity Store locations across the country. Select, unlocked iPhone models can be activated on the Xfinity Mobile network, and devices that don’t qualify may be eligible to be traded in for a gift card equal to the value of the phone, which can be used to bring down the cost of upgrading ...
Nomura Instinet downgrades Comcast to neutral from buy, saying the media giant is facing several challenges.
Libby Leist has been named executive producer of "Today," replacing Don Nash, who ran the show for five years. Leist is the first woman to run the prime hours of the morning news show, CNN reports . NBC News President Andy Lack told staffers Wednesday that Leist, a 17-year veteran of the program, will start immediately.
NEW YORK (AP) — Television viewership for the NFL's divisional round playoff games was down 16 percent compared to last year, offering ammunition to critics of the football league, but there are a couple of compelling explanations.
Dish Network swooned on an analyst downgrade while T-Mobile US, American Tower and SBA Communications gained ground.
In the previous article, we discussed a few of the pay-TV market trends affecting Verizon (VZ). Verizon is managing the secular challenges of the pay-TV market by concentrating on its Internet offering in FiOS. It would be interesting to know more about Verizon’s FiOS Internet net customer additions in 4Q17, as the company has continued to face strong competition from cable companies.
The result feels like the future: think YouTube meets Netflix meets good-old-fashioned live TV.
Comcast today unveiled the most live, mobile and technologically advanced Olympics experience that will be available to Xfinity TV customers on the TV and across platforms for the Winter Olympics PyeongChang 2018.
Ann Curry took only the most subtle shots at Matt Lauer in her first TV interview since leaving NBC News and “Today” when discussing the “pervasive” sexual harassment at the network.
Ann Curry, who left the "Today" show in 2011 after a fraught relationship with former co-host Matt Lauer, says she was "not surprised" by the misconduct allegations against him. In ...