How to Buy Comcast Stock

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Comcast Corp

Comcast Corporation operates as a media and technology company worldwide. It operates through Cable Communications, Media, Studios, Theme Parks, and Sky segments.

Comcast stock last closed at $35.86, down 1.16% from the previous day, and has decreased 30.37% in one year. It has overperformed other stocks in the Entertainment industry by 0.08 percentage points. Comcast stock is currently +26.31% from its 52-week low of $28.39, and -32.74% from its 52-week high of $53.32.

There are currently 4.32B shares of CMCSA outstanding. The market capitalization of CMCSA is $155.04B. In the last 24 hours, 25.81M CMCSA shares were traded.

How to Buy Comcast Stock

Not sure how to invest in Comcast stock? Here's how.
  1. Decide where to buy Comcast stock: You need to decide on a stock brokerage, but don't worry - we've tried dozens of stock brokerages and apps to help you determine where to buy Comcast stock.
  2. Create your brokerage account: Sign up for 0% fee trading with the highest-rated brokerage we've identified. It's the best place to buy CMCSA stock.
  3. Deposit funds into your investment account: Pick your method of payment and add your details.
  4. Research Comcast stock: The Comcast ticker symbol is CMCSA. Is Comcast stock a good investment? Should you buy shares of CMCSA? How do CMCSA's underlying business fundamentals look? Do top analysts think Comcast is a good buy? Why has CMCSA's stock price moved recently? (Hint: Our stock research website can help you decide if CMCSA is a good stock to buy).
  5. Place your CMCSA purchase: Decide if you will purchase CMCSA shares at the current market price or use a limit order to purchase CMCSA stock at a specific price.
  6. Get key alerts regarding your CMCSA position: Create a watchlist to get the latest news on your new investment in Comcast shares.

Step 1: Decide where to buy Comcast stock

You will need an online brokerage account to access the NASDAQ market and buy CMCSA shares.

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Step 2: Create your brokerage account

Now that you've chosen the right brokerage, the next step is to fill out some personal info so you can buy CMCSA stock today.

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Step 3: Deposit funds into your investment account

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Step 4: Research Comcast stock

It's important to analyze stocks before you invest, so you can wrap your head around the risk as well as the upside.

Comcast quick stats

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Fundamentals of CMCSA

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You can view all of the due diligence checks on CMCSA's stock page.

How is CMCSA stock valued?

Investors use many financial metrics, analyses, models, and charts to gauge CMCSA's fair value.

Using relative valuations metrics:

  • CMCSA may be undervalued based on its P/B ratio of 1.93x, relative to Entertainment industry P/B ratio of 2.09x

You can do additional valuation analysis on CMCSA's stock here.

CMCSA Financial Overview

Positive Health Checks:

  • Total CMCSA debt is lower than 5 years ago, relative to shareholder equity.
  • CMCSA's operating cash flow of $28.22B allows it to safely service it's debt of $97.62B.

Negative Health Checks:

  • There are more long-term liabilities than short-term assets on the CMCSA balance sheet.
  • CMCSA earnings of $13.78B is not sufficient to cover its interest payments.
  • CMCSA has a relatively high debt to equity ratio of 2.16.
  • CMCSA profit margin has gone down from 12.5% to 4.3% in the past year.
  • There are more short-term liabilities than short-term assets on the CMCSA balance sheet.

Is it a good time to buy Comcast stock, according to Wall Street analysts?

Out of 18 Equities analysts who give forecasts on CMCSA, the consensus analyst rating on CMCSA is a Buy

Should I buy or sell CMCSA stock?

Based on 18 analysts offering ratings for Comcast Corp.
Strong Buy
5 analysts 27.78%
4 analysts 22.22%
6 analysts 33.33%
2 analysts 11.11%
Strong Sell
1 analysts 5.56%

Most Recent CMCSA Analyst Recommendations

Greg Miller, a bottom 13% analyst from Truist Securities maintains CMCSA with a hold rating and lowers their CMCSA price target from $45.00 to $34.00, on Oct 28, 2022.

Bryan Kraft, a bottom 33% analyst from Deutsche Bank maintains CMCSA with a strong buy rating and lowers their CMCSA price target from $54.00 to $50.00, on Oct 18, 2022.

Jeff Fan, a top 44% analyst from ScotiaBank maintains CMCSA with a buy rating and lowers their CMCSA price target from $47.00 to $43.00, on Oct 17, 2022.

Benjamin Swinburne, a top 14% analyst from Morgan Stanley maintains CMCSA with a strong buy rating and lowers their CMCSA price target from $50.00 to $45.00, on Oct 13, 2022.

Michael Rollins, a top 17% analyst from Citigroup upgrades CMCSA to a strong buy rating and lowers their CMCSA price target from $42.00 to $36.00, on Oct 13, 2022.

You can dig deeper into what analysts are forecasting on the Comcast stock forecast page.

CMCSA Momentum

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CMCSA Growth Numbers

Last year, CMCSA revenue was $121.21B. In the last five year, CMCSA's revenue has increased by 7.53% per year. This was slower than the Entertainment industry average of 15.18%.

Find out more about CMCSA's earnings and revenue performance here.

What are CMCSA insiders up to?

In the last year, insiders at CMCSA have bought more shares than they have sold.

Kenneth J. Bacon, Director of CMCSA, was the latest CMCSA insider to sell. They sold $4,018.95 worth of CMCSA shares on Nov 20, 2022.

Research more about who owns CMCSA shares here.

Does CMCSA provide a stable income stream?

Comcast pays a dividend of 2.96%, compared to the Entertainment industry's average dividend yield of 2.26%. If you owned $1,000 worth of CMCSA stock, you would have received $29.56 in the past year.

Comcast dividend payments have consistently grown over the past decade and have remained stable.

Get more analysis about Comcast dividend yield and history here.

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Step 5: Place your CMCSA purchase

You have two main types of orders:

  • Market order: A market order is an order to buy or sell a security at the best price on the market.
    Market orders are mostly fine for most investors.
  • Limit order: A limit order allows you to buy or sell a stock at a specific price (or better).
    If you want to be certain you're buying or selling at a particular dollar amount limit, use a limit order.

Hit the Open button and your broker will execute your order.

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Step 6: Get key alerts regarding your CMCSA position

Now that you own some CMCSA shares, you'll want to stay up-to-date on your company.

Put CMCSA on a watchlist to monitor your CMCSA stock.


How to Buy Stock in Comcast

To summarize, here are the 6 steps to buy Comcast stock:

  1. Decide where to buy Comcast stock
  2. Create your brokerage account
  3. Deposit funds into your investment account
  4. Research Comcast stock
  5. Place your CMCSA purchase
  6. Get key alerts regarding your CMCSA position

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How much does it cost to buy one Comcast share?

As of Dec 2, 2022, it costs $35.86 to buy one share of Comcast stock.

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Is now a good time to buy Comcast stock?

According to 18 Wall Street analysts who monitor Comcast, their consensus recommendation is to buy Comcast stock.

What is the best way to buy Comcast stock?

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