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Comcast Corp A (CMCSA)                                                                                        Price: $21.3...
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Stock Research Report for CMCSA as of 9/8/11 - Chaikin Power Tools


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Stock Research Report for CMCSA as of 9/8/11 - Chaikin Power Tools

  1. 1. Comcast Corp A (CMCSA) Price: $21.38 Industry: Media Chaikin Power Gauge Report | Generated: Thu Sep 08 17:09 EDT 2011 CMCSA Comcast Corp A $21.38 Power Gauge Rating CMCSA - Neutral TM The Chaikin Power Gauge Rating for CMCSA is neutral with attractive financial metrics, strong earnings performance, neutral price/volume activity and very positive expert opinions. Financial Metrics Expert opinions about CMCSA are very positive which is evidenced by a very Earnings Performance low short interest ratio. Price/Volume Activity Analysis of CMCSAs price/volume activity indicates its relative weakness versus the market. Expert Opinions Despite these bullish factors, Chaikin Power Tools has identified a negative trend resulting in a neutral rating. News Sentiment Rating Neutral CMCSA Comcast Cor.. September 08, 2011 TM Chaikin Sentiment Gauge for CMCSA is neutral. Stories concerning CMCSA have a balanced or neutral sentiment. News Sentiment :Neutral Power Trend - 5 Year Chart The Power Gauge distills a 20 factor model into a concise picture of a stocks potential. High Potential Neutral Low PotentialI want to receive special offers about trading stocks with your brokerage partner, optionsXpress. Click here
  2. 2. Financials & Earnings Financial Metrics Financial Metrics Rating LT Debt/Equity Ratio Bullish Price to Book Value CMCSAs financial metrics are very good. The company may be undervalued and has high revenue per share. Return on Equity The rank is based on a high long term debt to equity ratio, low price to book value, low price to sales ratio and relatively high cash flow. Price to Sales Ratio Business Value Assets and Liabilities Valuation Returns Ratio TTM Ratio TTM Ratio TTM Current Ratio 0.66 Price/Book 1.25 Return on Invest 4.7% LT Debt/Equity 0.67 Price/Sales 1.55 Return on Equity 8.9% Earnings Performance Earnings Performance Rating Earnings Growth Bullish Earnings Surprise CMCSAs earnings performance has been strong. The company has a stable 5 year earnings trend and has a history of strong earnings growth. Earnings Trend The rank is based on high earnings growth over the past 3-5 years, a relatively poor trend in earnings this year and consistent earnings over the past 5 years. Projected P/E Ratio Earnings Consistency 5 Year Revenue and Earnings Growth EPS Estimates 12/06 12/07 12/08 12/09 12/10 Factor Actual EPS Prev EST EPS Current Change Revenue(M) 24,966.00 30,895.00 34,256.00 35,756.00 37,937.00 Quarterly EPS $0.31 $0.41 +0.10 Rev % Growth 12.18% 23.75% 10.88% 4.38% 6.10% Yearly EPS $1.29 $1.59 +0.30 EPS $0.80 $0.83 $0.86 $1.26 $1.29 Factor Actual EPS Growth Est EPS Growth Change EPS % Growth 185.71% 3.75% 3.61% 46.51% 2.38% 3-5 year EPS 11.46% 11.31% -0.15 EPS Surprise EPS Quarterly Results Estimate Actual Difference % Difference FY Qtr 1 Qtr 2 Qtr 3 Qtr 4 Total Latest Qtr $0.41 $0.42 $0.01 2.44 12/09 $0.27 $0.33 $0.33 $0.33 $1.26 1 Qtr Ago $0.34 $0.36 $0.02 5.88 12/10 $0.31 $0.31 $0.31 $0.36 $1.29 2 Qtr Ago $0.32 $0.34 $0.02 6.25 12/11 $0.34 $0.37 - - - 3 Qtr Ago $0.30 $0.32 $0.02 6.67 Fiscal Year End Month is December. I want to receive special offers about trading stocks with your brokerage partner, optionsXpress. Click here
  3. 3. Price Trend & Expert Opinions Price/Volume Activity Price/Volume Activity Rating Relative Strength vs Market Neutral Chaikin Money Flow Price and volume activity for CMCSA is neutral. CMCSA has outperformed the S&P 500 over 26 weeks and has underperformed the S&P 500 over 26 weeks. Price Trend Price Trend ROC Volume Trend Relative Strength vs S&P500 Index Chaikin Money Flow Chart shows whether CMCSA is performing better or worse than the market. Chaikin Money Flow analyzes supply and demand for a companys stock. Price Activity Price Activity Volume Activity Factor Value Factor Value Factor Value 52 Week High 26.68 % Change Price - 4 Weeks 8.14% Average Volume 20 Days 18,323,300 52 Week Low 17.57 % Change Price - 24 Weeks -11.24% Average Volume 90 Days 19,945,226 % Change YTD Rel S&P 500 2.37% % Change Price - 4 Wks Rel to S&P 1.12% Chaikin Money Flow Persistency 42% % Change Price - 24 Wks Rel to S&P -3.92% Expert Opinions Expert Opinions Earnings Estimate Revisions Very Bullish Short Interest Expert opinions about CMCSA are very positive. Shorting of CMCSA is low and insiders are net buyers of CMCSAs stock. Insider Activity The rank for CMCSA is based on analysts revising earnings estimates upward, a low short interest ratio, insiders purchasing stock, optimistic analyst opinions and Analyst Opinions price strength of the stock versus the Media industry group. Relative Strength vs Industry Earnings Estimate Revisions Analyst Recommendations EPS Estimates Revision Summary Current 7 Days Ago % Change Factor Value Last Week Last 4 Weeks Current Qtr 0.41 0.40 +2.50% Mean this Week Buy Up Down Up Down Next Qtr 0.45 0.45 0.00% Mean Last Week Buy Curr Qtr 0 0 1 1 Curr Yr 0 0 0 0 Current 30 Days Ago % Change Change 0.00 Next Qtr 0 0 2 0 Current FY 1.59 1.58 0.01 Mean 5 Weeks Ago Buy Next Yr 0 0 3 1 I want to receive special offers about trading stocks with your brokerage partner, optionsXpress. Click here
  4. 4. The Company & Its Competitors CMCSAs Competitors in Media News Headlines for CMCSA Company Power Historic EPS Projected EPS Profit Margin PEG PE Revenue(M) Comcast people among Obama Victory Fund Gauge growth growth top donors - Sep 4, 2011 CMCSA 11.46% 11.31% 8.43% 1.19 14.85 37,937 Comcast people among Obama Victory Fund RCI 10.66% 6.03% 11.67% 2.22 12.43 12,335 top donors - Sep 4, 2011 Comcast to introduce low-cost Internet service LBTYA 518.41% - 3.41% - 23.71 9,017 for low-income families - Aug 31, 2011 DISH 8.60% 5.45% 10.44% 1.37 9.90 12,641 Comcast to introduce low-cost Internet service for low-income families - Aug 31, 2011 LINTA 6.81% -2.40% 8.05% -8.38 12.94 8,932 Outdoor Channel HD Launches in Nashville TWC 17.28% 18.39% 7.75% 0.76 15.48 18,868 Through Comcasts XFINITY TV - Aug 22, 2011 Company Details Company Profile COMCAST CORP A Comcast Corp., among the worlds leading communication companies, provides basic 19102 cable, digital cable and high speed internet services that connect people to whats USA important in their lives. They are in the process of deploying digital video applications and Website: high-speed Internet access service to expand the products available on their cable http:// communications networks. Full Time Employees: 102,000 Sector: Consumer Discretionary Power Gauge Ratings are created using a relative ranking system that assigns a rank of 0 to 100 (100 being the highest) to each stock in the universe. Rank is calculated by evaluating each of the stocks factors and combining them into a single number using a weighting formula. A stocks rank ranges from 100-0, where 100 is the strongest, and a rank of 95 indicates the stock is better than 95% of the stocks in the universe. Chaikin Stock Research(CSR) is not registered as a securities broker dealer or investment advisor with either the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission or with any state securities regulatory authority. CSR is not responsible for trades executed by users of this research report, our web site or mobile app based on the information included herein. The information presented in this report does not represent a recommendation to buy or sell stocks or any financial instrument nor is it intended as an endorsement of any security or investment. The information in this report is generic by nature and is not personalized to the specific financial situation of any individual. The user bears complete responsibility for their own investment research and should seek the advice of a qualified investment professional before making any investment decisions. Copyright (c) 1978-(Present) by ZACKS Investment Research, Inc ("ZACKS"). The information, data, analyses and opinions contained herein (1) includes the confidential and proprietary information of ZACKS, (2) may not be copied or redistributed, for any purpose, (3) does not constitute investment advice offered by ZACKS, (4) are provided solely for informational purposes, and (5) are not warranted or represented to be correct, complete, accurate or timely. ZACKS shall not be responsible for investment decisions, damages or other losses resulting from, or related to, use of this information, data, analyses or opinions. Past performance is no guarantee of future performance. ZACKS is not affiliated with Chaikin Power Tools. This report from Chaikin Power Tools is for informational purposes only and is not a recommendation to buy or sell securities. LM 2.3 DS 3.0 LS 2.1 Data Provided by ZACKS Investment Research, Inc., Special offers to trade stocks from optionsXpress: