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Comcast Reports 3rd Quarter 2012 Results

Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCSA, CMCSK) today reported results for the quarter ended September 30, 2012.

Brian L. Roberts, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Comcast Corporation, said, “The third quarter continues our momentum. Cable’s results show real strength in every part of the business, producing sustainable and profitable growth while we expand our product offerings, deliver more innovation and continue to transform the customer experience.

NBCUniversal’s results highlight the strong performance of the Olympics and steady progress in its businesses as we invest to build value. The London Olympics exceeded all our expectations and our entire company contributed to their success, proving how effective we can be when we bring together our unique assets and capabilities.”

Consolidated Financial Results

($ in millions)


3rd Quarter

Year to Date
Consolidated Results






Revenue $14,339 $16,544 15.4% $40,800 $46,633 14.3%
Operating Cash Flow (OCF) 1 $4,574 $5,008 9.5% $13,441 $14,700 9.4%
Operating Income $2,641 $3,048 15.4% $7,803 $8,885 13.9%
Earnings per Share 2 $0.33 $0.78 136.4% $1.03 $1.72 67.0%
Free Cash Flow 3 $1,392 $1,514 8.8% $5,133 $6,107 19.0%


*Year to date 2011 includes 8 months of NBCUniversal and 3 months of Universal Orlando results.

For additional detail on segment revenue and expenses, customer metrics, capital expenditures, and free cash flow, please refer to the trending schedules on Comcast’s Investor Relations website at or

Consolidated financial results include NBCUniversal from January 28, 2011 and 100% of Universal Orlando from July 1, 2011.

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