Editor's Note: TheStreet ratings do not represent the views of TheStreet's staff or its contributors. Ratings are established by computer based on metrics for performance (which includes growth, stock performance, efficiency and valuation) and risk (volatility and solvency). Companies with poor cash flow or high debt levels tend to earn lower ratings in our model NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Comcast (Nasdaq: CMCSA) is Monday, October 1, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 16 cents per share. At a price of $35.82 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.9%. The average volume for Comcast has been 12.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Comcast has a market cap of $74.27 billion and is part of the services sector and media industry. Shares are up 50.9% 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 offers video, high-speed Internet, and voice services to residential and business customers. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.2, equal to the average media industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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