Comcast Corporation

Comcast Corporation

Comcast Corporation

Overview
Date Founded

1963

Headquarters

1701 John F Kennedy Boulevard,Philadelphia, PA 19103

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.

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

Former Senior Partner & Advisor, Federal Practice at Deloitte LLP

President, CBS Television Stations at CBS

Chairman Emeritus at Duane Morris LLP

Secretary & Vice President at Antonio Origlio, Inc.

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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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Dodge & Cox manages diversified equity, fixed-income and balanced separate accounts and mutual funds for individuals and institutions. Individual security selection is based on the relationship of fundamentals to valuation. The firm maintains a long-term investment horizon and an employs an investment approach that emphasizes the evaluation of risk relative to opportunity. The firm adheres to a strict price discipline. Dodge & Cox's Stock Fund seeks long-term growth of principal and income. The fund's secondary objective is the generation of reasonable current income. The fund invests primarily in a diversified portfolio of the common stocks of companies that appear to be temporarily undervalued by the stock market but have a favorable outlook for long-term growth.Dodge & Cox's Global Stock Fund seeks long-term growth of principal and income through investments primarily in a diversified portfolio of equity securities issued by companies from at least 3 different countries, including emerging markets. The fund invests mainly in medium-to-large sized, well-established companies. The fund is not required to allocate investments to particular companies in set percentages. Typically, 40% of the fund's total assets are invested in the securities of non-US companies.The firm's International Stock Fund seeks long-term growth of principal and income through investments primarily in a diversified portfolio of equity securities issued by non-US companies from at least 3 different foreign countries, including emerging markets. The fund focuses on countries whose economic and political systems appear more stable and are believed to provide some protection to foreign shareholders. The fund invests mainly in medium-to-large sized, well-established companies that appear to be temporarily undervalued by the stock market but have a favorable outlook for long-term growth.Dodge & Cox's Balanced Fund seeks regular income, conservation of principal and an opportunity for long-term growth of principal and income through investments in a diversified portfolio of common stocks, preferred stocks and fixed-income securities. The fund invests in companies that appear to be temporarily undervalued by the stock market but have a favorable outlook for long-term growth. The fund typically holds no more than 75% of its total assets in stocks. The fund's invests in investment-grade fixed-income securities including US government obligations, MBS, ABS, corporate bonds, collateralized mortgage obligations and others. To a lesser extent, the fund may also invest in below investment-grade fixed income securities.The firm's Income Fund seeks a high and stable rate of current income, consistent with long-term preservation of capital with the secondary objective of capital appreciation. The fund invests primarily in a diversified portfolio of high-quality bonds and other fixed-income securities including US government obligations, MBS, ABS, corporate bonds and collateralized mortgage obligations.

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MFS Investment Management offers a wide variety of investment styles that combine both fundamental and quantitative research and a bottom-up security selection process. The firm manages more than 60 US mutual fund portfolios that offer domestic and international stock and fixed-income strategies across the full risk spectrum for US investors. They offer separately managed accounts for high net-worth individuals. MFS also offers an array of investment options for insurance companies' separate accounts. Insurance companies can utilize the firm's investment management and services for variable annuity, variable life and group pension products. MFS offers separate account portfolio management for institutional investors worldwide. They manage equity and fixed-income assets for public pension plans, corporate pension plans, bank trust clients, insurance companies, endowments and foundations, individual, multi-employer plans and investment advisory firms.

Recent Transactions
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Comcast Corporation purchases Sky Plc

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Comcast Corporation, Fandango Media LLC purchase MovieTickets.com, Inc. from Marcus Corp.

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Comcast Corporation purchases Milla Networks, Inc. from OurCrowd Management Ltd., Artis Ventures Management LP, SVG Partners LLC

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Advisors & Consultants
Advisor

Founder at PJT Partners, Inc.

Senior Advisor

Founder at Atairos Management LP

Legal Advisor

Senior Counsel at Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

Clients

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.

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; Direct Broadcast Satellite Television, and Other Corporate and Eliminations. The Cable Network Programming segment consists of the production and licensing of programming distributed through cable television systems and direct broadcast satellite operators. The Television segment offers broadcasting of network programming. The Filmed Entertainment offers production and acquisition of live-action and animated motion pictures for distribution and licensing in entertainment media. The Direct Broadcast Satellite Television segment involves in the distribution of basic and premium programming services via satellite and broadband directly to subscribers. The Other, Corporate and Eliminations segment comprises of corporate overhead and 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.

Key Stats and Financials As of 2017
Market Capitalization
$148B
Total Enterprise Value
$255B
Earnings Per Share
$4.75
Revenue
$84.5B
Net Profit
$22.7B
EBITDA
$28.1B
EBITDAMargin
33.2%
Total Debt
$64.6B
Total Equity
$70.8B
Enterprise Value Sales
3.02x
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
9.09x
TEVNet Income
11.23x
Debt TEV
0.25x
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
Political Donations Received
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.

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
AT&T, Inc. Wireless Telecommunications - 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.

Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. Entertainment - Wilmington, DE

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; Direct Broadcast Satellite Television, and Other Corporate and Eliminations. The Cable Network Programming segment consists of the production and licensing of programming distributed through cable television systems and direct broadcast satellite operators. The Television segment offers broadcasting of network programming. The Filmed Entertainment offers production and acquisition of live-action and animated motion pictures for distribution and licensing in entertainment media. The Direct Broadcast Satellite Television segment involves in the distribution of basic and premium programming services via satellite and broadband directly to subscribers. The Other, Corporate and Eliminations segment comprises of corporate overhead and eliminations. The company was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Verizon Communications, Inc. Wireless Telecommunications - TEXAS

Verizon Communications, Inc. is a holding company, which engages in the provision wireless communications products and services. It operates through Wireless, and Wireline segments. The Wireless segment provides wireless voice and data services and equipment sales, which are provided to consumer, business, and government customers. The Wireline segment offers broadband video and data; corporate networking solutions; data center and cloud services; security and managed network services; and local and long distance voice services. The company was founded on June 30, 2000 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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