Comcast Corp. (CMCSA)

38.74
NASDAQ : Consumer Services
Prev Close 38.95
Day Low/High 38.47 / 39.00
52 Wk Low/High 31.70 / 47.74
Avg Volume 29.75M
Exchange NASDAQ
Shares Outstanding 4.55B
Market Cap 177.77B
EPS 2.90
P/E Ratio 15.46
Div & Yield 0.92 (2.20%)

Rupert Murdoch Is This Cycle's Sam Zell

"If everyone is going left, look right..." --Sam Zell Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox is the object of a bidding war between Comcast and Disney . Like Sam Zell, who in 2007 sold Equity Office Properties Trust -- the largest REIT in the U.S...

Jim Cramer: It's All About Growth

Jim Cramer: It's All About Growth

The market wants one thing and one thing only.

Midday Assessment

Some midday observations: * Dillard's is back on a tear (+$3.40) in an only slightly better retail tape. (I am out of the name but it remains on my Best Ideas list because I want to buy weakness). * FAANG  -- Facebook , Amazon , Apple , Netflix and ...

Jim Cramer: With GE It's So Difficult to Believe We Are at the Bottom

Jim Cramer: With GE It's So Difficult to Believe We Are at the Bottom

I know there's plenty of irony to go around for this once great manufacturer to be replaced in the Dow by a drug store chain.

Bought PG, CMCSA, Invested in GLD

I bought the early morning weakness in and . Just paid for more ($120.72)  - based on price and an improving reward v risk. (Not a trade, an investment!) The shares are near the $120.50 support and the low RSI is a contrarian indicator.

Looking Over the Media M&A Landscape

Aside from trade reverberation headlines this morning, I'm seeing a number of pieces on the media M&A landscape, and refreshingly it's not all roses. Over at The Wall Street Journal, questions are being raised about the balance sheet impact on the l...

Discovery Inc. Offers Load of Hidden Value

Discovery Inc. Offers Load of Hidden Value

The cable giant's current multiple is half its average P/E during the eight years from 2009 to 2017.

Six Top Telecom & Media Picks Following the AT&T-Time Warner Ruling

Six Top Telecom & Media Picks Following the AT&T-Time Warner Ruling

Market attention is now sure to turn to these players with broadcasting, video and streaming operations.

Fox or No Fox, the Force Is With Disney

Fox or No Fox, the Force Is With Disney

The Mouse House chart indicates it's headed higher even if it doesn't try to outbid Comcast for Fox's assets

Jim Cramer: Trump's Tariffs on China Are Not a Shocker

Jim Cramer: Trump's Tariffs on China Are Not a Shocker

The president knows that we are being beaten in trade by the Chinese and the president doesn't like to lose.

Here Comes Another M&A Boom (Thanks, Disney, Comcast, and AT&T)

Here Comes Another M&A Boom (Thanks, Disney, Comcast, and AT&T)

Deal-makers are locked and loaded on having a strong end to 2018. It's shaping up to be strong, says one veteran deal-maker.

Jim Cramer: That's Entertainment

Jim Cramer: That's Entertainment

For today at least, it's all about companies that produce and deliver entertainment.

Jim Cramer: I Want the Financials Stocks To Go Higher

Jim Cramer: I Want the Financials Stocks To Go Higher

TheStreet's founder and Action Alerts PLUS Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer wants the bank stocks to move higher.

Comcast Could Make a Good Bounce With Mixed Technical Signals

Comcast Could Make a Good Bounce With Mixed Technical Signals

Let's review the charts and indicators.

Fox or No Fox, The Force Is With Disney

Fox or No Fox, The Force Is With Disney

The House of Mouse's chart indicates it's headed higher even if it doesn't try to outbid Comcast for Fox's assets

An Arms Race For Content

So what did we talk about on Cheddar just now... funny you should ask!  Earlier this week, a court ruling paved the way for at least two things that are poised to alter the entertainment/media industry. I'm talking about the victory had by communica...

May's Retail Sales Report

With the May Retail Sales report in hand, let's take a look at what it means shall we?  Right off the bat, the headlines point to a stronger than expected result with May Retail Sales ex-auto +0.9% month over month vs. +0.5% consensus. That's the se...

Comcast's Bid for Fox Assets and 4 Other Stories to Watch Premarket Thursday

Comcast's Bid for Fox Assets and 4 Other Stories to Watch Premarket Thursday

What are you watching Thursday? Here's what you need to know as futures trade mixed.

Closing Bell Recon

The FOMC increasing the target for the fed funds rate while increasing the likelihood of a fourth 2018 rate hike through the use of the dot plot wasn't enough for you, was it? The dollar ran. the banks ran. Then news broke that the Trump administrat...

Disney Stock Takes Off

Kaboom !! What on earth is going on with Disney ? There shares have traded above 107 today, and are still up roughly 2.1% at 106 and a half-ish. I am sort of stunned. Not complaining, but sort of stunned. I just took a profit on roughly 40% of what ...

Now at Bat, Your Pinch Hitter, Stephen 'Sarge' Guilfoyle

Rough, tough, can't get enough. Some of you know the rest. Some of you don't. Either way, you're here... your best pal, the Sarge, is back in the saddle subbing for the mighty Doug Kass, so let's button down those jerseys, tape on the foil and wade ...

AT&T Is Free to Acquire Time Warner, Judge Rules

AT&T Is Free to Acquire Time Warner, Judge Rules

AT&T is cleared to acquire Time Warner, a federal judge in Washington ruled on Wednesday.

AT&T, Time Warner Deal Is Top Dog Right Now: Market Recon

AT&T, Time Warner Deal Is Top Dog Right Now: Market Recon

The judge's approval set off a chain reaction that reverberated across the media and telecom industries.

Cramer: The AT&T/Time Warner Ruling Is a Nuclear Blast at the Justice Department

Cramer: The AT&T/Time Warner Ruling Is a Nuclear Blast at the Justice Department

This decision is all about trying to save the traditional media in a world where the odds favor their extinction.

My AT&T-Time Warner Merger Takeaways

Yesterday, the Time Warner -- AT&T takeover won approval. Here are my thoughts on the this merger. 1. I expect the T/TWX merger will be approved with perhaps minor concessions needed. There is at least an 80% probability associated with this outcome...

Trump and Kim Commit to Lasting and Stable Peace, but I'm Still Playing Defense

Trump and Kim Commit to Lasting and Stable Peace, but I'm Still Playing Defense

Any weakness in defense stocks will present an opportunity to add to my favorite names.

How I'm Playing the Coming News-Filled Week: Market Recon

How I'm Playing the Coming News-Filled Week: Market Recon

Two names I like ahead of the FOMC meeting, the Trump/Kim summit and this year's E3 convention.

The Market Without Sector Memory From Day to Day

  *Staying medium sized long but raising my trailing short stop The big take from yesterday was the continuation of a violent rotation between groups - in the market without sector memory from day to day. This is an example of the new regime of vola...

From The Street of Dreams

Jefferies has assumed coverage of Comcast with a buy - and a $41 price target. The brokerage bases this on the basis that the stock has overreacted to the possible deals to acquire Fox  and Sky - at the expense of reduced buybacks. I have a very lar...