Comcast Reaches New 52-Week High (CMCSA)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Comcast (Nasdaq: CMCSA) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it is currently trading at $37.64, above its previous 52-week high of $37.60 with 15.8 million shares traded as of 1:55 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 12.5 million shares over the past 30 days.

Comcast has a market cap of $77.02 billion and is part of the services sector and media industry. Shares are up 53.4% 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 20.9, above the average media industry P/E ratio of 20.8 and 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 weak operating cash flow. You can view the full Comcast Ratings Report.

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