Comcast Profit, Revenue Top Estimates

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Comcast ( CMCSA) reported second-quarter earnings of $1.02 billion, or 37 cents a share, compared to $886 million, or 31 cents a share, in the prior year period. Excluding one-time charges, earnings were 42 cents a share, an increase of 27.3% over the prior year.

The cable TV and Internet provider said revenue for the second quarter was $14.2 billion.

Analysts were expecting the cable giant to post earnings of 41 cents a share on revenue of $13.83 billion.

--written by Carlton Wilkinson

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