The ex-dividend date for Comcast (Nasdaq:CMCSK) 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 $34.75 as of 9:30 a.m., the dividend yield is 1.9%.
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: CMCSK) 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 $34.75 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.9%. The average volume for Comcast has been 3.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Comcast has a market cap of $18.86 billion and is part of the services sector and media industry. Shares are up 47.6% 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 25, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates Comcast as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, revenue growth and reasonable valuation levels. 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. FREE from Real Money's Jim Cramer: Winners and Losers Election 2012 - Steps to take NOW so you can profit no matter who is in charge! Free download now.