The ex-dividend date for Comcast (Nasdaq:CMCSA) is Monday, April 2, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 16 cents per share. At a price of $29.92 as of 9:30 a.m., the dividend yield is 2.2%.
NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Comcast (Nasdaq: CMCSA) is Monday, April 2, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 16 cents per share. At a price of $29.92 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.2%. The average volume for Comcast has been 16.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Comcast has a market cap of $54.11 billion and is part of the services sector and media industry. Shares are up 26.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Comcast Corporation provides entertainment, information, and communications products and services in the United States and internationally. The company's Cable Communications segment provides video, high-speed Internet, and voice services to residential and business customers. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.9, above the average media industry P/E ratio of 18.5 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
TheStreet Ratings rates Comcast as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, increase in net income and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. You can view the full Comcast Ratings Report. See our dividend calendar or top-yielding stocks list.