Comcast Corporation

Comcast Corporation

Comcast Corporation

Overview
Date Founded

1963

Headquarters

One Comcast Center, Philadelphia, PA, 19103-2838, USA

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

164K

Industries

Entertainment
Wireless Telecommunications
Other Business & Consulting Services
IT Consulting & Services
Cable, Satellite, and Radio Telecommunications
Consumer Services
Internet Software & Services

Company Description

Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK) is a global media and technology company with two primary businesses, Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal. Comcast Cable is the nation’s largest video, high-speed Internet and phone provider to residential customers under the XFINITY brand as well as to businesses. NBCUniversal operates 30 news and entertainment cable networks, the NBC and Telemundo broadcast networks, television production operations, television station groups, Universal Pictures and Universal Parks & Resorts.

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Executives & Employees

Chief Executive Officer

Chief Financial Officer & Senior Executive Vice President

Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary

Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer & Senior Deputy General Counsel

Vice President & Senior Deputy General Counsel

Chief Privacy Officer

Executive Vice President & Chief Communications Officer

Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer & Controller

Chairman, NBC Broadcasting, NBCUniversal

Senior Vice President & General Manager

Board of Directors

Chief Executive Officer at Comcast Corporation

Director & Chief Executive Officer at Dowdupont, Inc.

Former President & Chief Executive Officer at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Former Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation

Partner at Artemis Real Estate Partners LLC

Former Chief Operating Officer & Executive Vice President, Marketing & Sales at Pepsi-Cola NA

Director at Latino Donor Collaborative

Chairman Emeritus at Duane Morris LLP

Partner at Triton Atlantic Partners

Secretary & Vice President at Antonio Origlio, Inc.

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Owners & Shareholders
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Capital World Investors (CWI) employs a long-term, value-oriented global investment approach and a multiple portfolio manager system that combines teamwork and individual accountability. The firm is committed to maintaining low operating expenses, among the lowest in the fund industry. They utilize fundamental research to gather in-depth information on markets and companies around the world.CWI employs a security-by-security approach to portfolio construction and emphasize long-term investments. Their strategies focus on determining the difference between the fundamental value of a company and its price in the marketplace.CWI offers a wide variety of equity, fixed-income and balanced investment strategies. Their strategies are categorized as global, multi-regional and regional investment strategies.

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MFS Investment Management utilizes various investment techniques to implement its investment strategies, including, but not limited to, long and short-term purchases, short sales, margin transactions, options, and exchange-traded and over-the-counter derivatives or other methods to seek to achieve performance. They employ a variety of methods to evaluate securities, including fundamental and quantitative analysis. MFS Investment Management offers fundamental, active and research-driven equity strategies that strive for less volatility relative to benchmarks and greater value through changing markets. Fixed income strategy offers total return focused and credit oriented approach. Multi-Asset strategy is goal-oriented, diversified and disciplined investment approach that combines broad diversification across multiple asset classes, active asset allocation, and bottom-up security selection. MFS' retirement solutions are designed with a goal of maximizing growth and supporting income over a lifetime by focusing on long-term returns. MFS Blended Research is an approach to active equity management that combines the firm's fundamental research expertise with highly systematic quantitative research.

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Wellington Management Co.'s investment approach is based on proprietary research. The firm's specialized portfolio management teams utilize in-house research to invest according to the investment philosophy, objective and process of each specific strategy. Portfolios are actively-managed based on the weight of the industry in the benchmark and using the best ideas from the firm's coverage universe. Wellington's investment strategies combine the use of fundamental research with quantitative valuation techniques.Wellington's equity and fixed-income investment selections are supported by global industry, regional and macroeconomic experts. Quantitative, technical, style and specialty research teams also contribute to the firm's equity investment processes. Wellington's fixed-income investment approach is based on credit, sovereign, quantitative and sector-based analysis. They seek to ensure that bottom-up investment decisions are made by also considering relevant top-down factors, and vice-versa.Wellington manages both regional and multi-currency multi-sector portfolios. Portfolios cover the duration spectrum from money market and short-term bonds to intermediate and market duration, core and core bond plus portfolios. The firm also invests in specific sectors including high yield, corporate, mortgage-backed, emerging markets and municipal bond portfolios.

Recent Transactions
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Plateau Telecommunications, Inc., ENMR Telephone Cooperative, Inc. purchase Comcast Corp. /Cable Television Assets from Comcast Corporation

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Viacom, Inc. purchases AwesomenessTV, Inc. from Comcast Corporation

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Comcast Corporation purchases Sky Plc

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Advisors & Consultants
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Founder at PJT Partners, Inc.

Legal Advisor

Senior Counsel at Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

Senior Advisor

Founder at Atairos Management LP

Clients

Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. is a media company, which engages in television broadcasting and film production. It operates through the following segments: Cable Network Programming; Television; Filmed Entertainment; and Other, Corporate and Eliminations. The Cable Network Programming segment is consist of the production and licensing of pragramming distributed primarily through cable television systems, direct broadcast satellite operators, telecommunication companies, and online video distributors. The Television segment is comprised of the broadcasting of networking programming in the U.S and the operation of broadcast television stations, including duopolies in the U.S. The Filmed Entertainment segment refers to the production and acquisition of live-action and animated motion pictures for distribution and licensing in all formats in all entertainment media worldwide, and the production and licensing of television programming worldwide. The Other, Corporate and Eliminations encompasses the corporate overhead costs and intercompany eliminations. The company was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Netflix, Inc. operates as an Internet subscription service company, which provides subscription service streaming movies and television episodes over the Internet and sending DVDs by mail. It operates through the following segments: Domestic Streaming, International Streaming, and Domestic DVD. The Domestic Streaming segment derives revenues from monthly membership fees for services consisting solely of streaming content to its members in the United States. The International Streaming segment includes fees from members outside the United States. The Domestic DVD segment covers revenues from services consisting solely of DVD-by-mail. The company was founded by Marc Randolph and Wilmot Reed Hastings Jr., on August 29, 1997 and is headquartered in Los Gatos, CA.

AT&T, Inc. is a holding company, which engages in the provision of telecommunications and digital entertainment services. It operates through the following business segments: Business Solutions, Entertainment Group, Consumer Mobility, and International. The Business Solutions segment provides advanced IP-based services including Virtual Private Networks (VPN); Ethernet-related products; FlexWare, a service that relies on Software Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) to provide application-based routing, and broadband, collectively referred to as strategic services, as well as traditional data and voice products. We utilize our wireless and wired networks to provide a complete communications solution to our business customers. The Entertainment Group segment offers video, internet, voice communication, and interactive and targeted advertising services to customers located in the United States. The Consumer Mobility segment provides nationwide wireless service to consumers, and wholesale and resale subscribers located in the United States. The International segment provides entertainment services in Latin America and wireless services in Mexico. The company was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Dallas, TX.

Key Stats and Financials As of 2017
Market Capitalization
$174B
Total Enterprise Value
$255B
Earnings Per Share
$4.75
Revenue
$84.5B
Enterprise Value Sales
3.02x
TEVNet Income
11.23x
Debt TEV
0.25x
Total Debt
$64.6B
Total Equity
$70.8B
Net Profit
$22.7B
EBITDAMargin
33.2%
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
9.09x
EBITDA
$28.1B
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
7.12%
Five Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
6.2%
Non-Profit Donations & Grants
Political Donations
Up to $10K
2015
$3,000
2014
$250
2014
Investments
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BuzzFeed, Inc. operates as a social news and entertainment company. It offers an online service that keeps track in real-time and highlights new content. The firm provides information in the categories of culture, movies, music, television, celebrity, style, food, politics, business, sports, and science and technology. The company was founded in 2006 by Jonah H. Peretti and John S. Johnson III and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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Vox Media, Inc. operates as a digital media company. Its brands include The Verge, Vox, SB Nation, Eater, Polygon, Racked, Curbed, and Recode. The company was founded by Markos Moulitsas Zuniga, Tyler Bleszinski, and Jerome Armstrong in 2003 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

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USJ Co., Ltd. is a holding company that operates and manages theme parks. It offers theme rides and shows inspired by movies, animations, and comic series. Its theme parks include restaurants, shops, and street performances. It also provides studio guides for non-Japanese speakers, message services, currency exchange, postal service, transportation information, first aid, restrooms, smoking area, family services, diaper changing tables, missing children center, baby carriage rental, pet care facility, express mail and home delivery, wheelchair rental, coin lockers, ATM machines, picnic area, and lost and found area. The company was founded in December 1994 and is headquartered in Osaka, Japan.

Investors
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Co-Founder at Garde Capital, Inc.

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Former Director, New Business Accelerator at QinetiQ Ltd.

Suppliers
Dycom Industries, Inc. Consumer Services | Palm Beach Gardens, FL

Dycom Industries, Inc. is a leading provider of specialty contracting services to the dynamic telecommunications and infrastructure industry. These services, which are provided throughout the United States and in Canada, include engineering, construction, maintenance and installation services to telecommunications providers, underground facility locating services to various utilities, including telecommunications providers, and other construction and maintenance services to electric and gas utilities and others.

Liberty Property Trust Real Estate Investment Trusts | MALVERN, PA

Liberty Property Trust (NYSE:LRY) is a $6.9 billion real estate investment trust which owns 77.8 million square feet of office and industrial space in more than 21 markets throughout the United States and the United Kingdom (as of Sep. 30, 2012). Founded in 1972 and headquartered outside of Philadelphia, Liberty develops, acquires, leases and manages properties with the mission to enhance people's lives through extraordinary work environments. As an extension of this promise, Liberty is one of the nation's leading developers of high-performance green buildings. Liberty's more than 700 office and industrial properties offer exceptional locations, flexible design, thoughtful amenities, cost efficient operations and state-of-the-art technology to the company's 2,300 tenants. Liberty continuously increases the value of its portfolio through expert management, marketing and development

UniFirst Corp. Apparel & Footwear | Wilmington, MA

UniFirst Corp. engages in the design, manufacture, personalization, rental, cleaning, delivery, and sale of a range of uniforms and protective clothing, including shirts, pants, jackets, coveralls, lab coats, smocks, aprons and specialized protective wear, such as flame resistant and high visibility garments. It operates through following segments: U.S. Rental & Cleaning; Canadian Rental and Cleaning; Manufacturing; Specialty Garments Rental and Cleaning; First Aid; and Corporate. The U.S. and Canadian Rental & Cleaning segment purchases, rents, cleans, delivers and sells, uniforms and protective clothing and non-garment items in the United States and Canada. The Manufacturing segment designs and manufactures uniforms and non-garment items solely for the purpose of providing these goods to the U.S. and Canadian Rental & Cleaning reporting segment. The Specialty Garments Rental and Cleaning segment purchases, rents, cleans, delivers and sells, specialty garments and non-garment items primarily for nuclear and cleanroom applications and provides cleanroom cleaning services at limited customer locations. The First Aid segment sells first aid cabinet services and other safety supplies as well as maintains wholesale distribution and pill packaging operations. The Corporate segment consists of costs associated with distribution center, sales and marketing, information systems, engineering, materials management, manufacturing planning, finance, budgeting, human resources, other general and administrative costs and interest expense. The company was founded by Aldo Croatti in 1936 and is headquartered in Wilmington, MA.

Competitors
Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. Entertainment - New York, New York

Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. is a media company, which engages in television broadcasting and film production. It operates through the following segments: Cable Network Programming; Television; Filmed Entertainment; and Other, Corporate and Eliminations. The Cable Network Programming segment is consist of the production and licensing of pragramming distributed primarily through cable television systems, direct broadcast satellite operators, telecommunication companies, and online video distributors. The Television segment is comprised of the broadcasting of networking programming in the U.S and the operation of broadcast television stations, including duopolies in the U.S. The Filmed Entertainment segment refers to the production and acquisition of live-action and animated motion pictures for distribution and licensing in all formats in all entertainment media worldwide, and the production and licensing of television programming worldwide. The Other, Corporate and Eliminations encompasses the corporate overhead costs and intercompany eliminations. The company was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

AT&T, Inc. Computer Software - Dallas, TX

AT&T, Inc. is a holding company, which engages in the provision of telecommunications and digital entertainment services. It operates through the following business segments: Business Solutions, Entertainment Group, Consumer Mobility, and International. The Business Solutions segment provides advanced IP-based services including Virtual Private Networks (VPN); Ethernet-related products; FlexWare, a service that relies on Software Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) to provide application-based routing, and broadband, collectively referred to as strategic services, as well as traditional data and voice products. We utilize our wireless and wired networks to provide a complete communications solution to our business customers. The Entertainment Group segment offers video, internet, voice communication, and interactive and targeted advertising services to customers located in the United States. The Consumer Mobility segment provides nationwide wireless service to consumers, and wholesale and resale subscribers located in the United States. The International segment provides entertainment services in Latin America and wireless services in Mexico. The company was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Dallas, TX.

Viacom, Inc. Entertainment - New York, New York

Viacom, Inc. is a global entertainment content company, which connects with audiences through compelling television programs, motion pictures, short-form video, applications, games, brands for consumer products, social media and other entertainment content. The company operates business through the following business segments: Media Networks and Filmed Entertainment. The Media Networks segment provides entertainment content and related branded products for consumers in targeted demographics attractive to advertisers, content distributors and retailers. It creates, acquires and distributes programming and other content to its audiences across multiple platforms. The Media Networks segment produces, finances, acquires and distributes motion pictures, television programming and other entertainment content under the Paramount Pictures, Paramount Vantage, Paramount Classics, Insurge Pictures, MTV Films, Nickelodeon Movies and Paramount Television brands. Viacom was founded by Sumner M. Redstone on May 3, 1971 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Awards & Honors
Rank #37
2016
Fortune Magazine - Fortune 1000 Companies
Sponsored by Fortune Magazine
Rank #37
2016
Fortune Magazine - Fortune 500 Companies
Sponsored by Fortune Magazine