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.

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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

Director at Latino Donor Collaborative

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

Chairman Emeritus at Duane Morris LLP

Partner at Triton Atlantic Partners

Secretary & Vice President at Antonio Origlio, Inc.

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SSgA Funds Management (SSgA FM) uses quantitative methods, as well as an industry-specific bottom-up investment approach to select stocks. The firm's mutual funds and institutional portfolios follow the same management style. They offer a broad range of strategies including: Active, Enhanced, and Passive Equity; Active & Passive Debt; Cash Management; Multi-Asset Class Solutions; Real Estate (including Direct Real Estate); Senior Loans; Managed Futures; and Private Equity. cash and real estate. ^The firm's Active, Enhanced & Passive are designed to outperform relative to benchmarks while maintaining appropriate risk exposure. Active equity strategies include enhanced equity and active quantitative strategies. The strategies cover market-cap and style segments of the market including: large-cap core, large-cap growth, large-cap value, mid-cap, small-cap, small-cap value, all-cap, and long-short equity. They also manage long-short and long-short market neutral strategies.SSgA FM's Active & Passive Debt strategies seek to meet clients' objectives by controlling risk, while diversifying sources of excess return. The firm offers a range of investment styles from passive to active, short to long duration, tax-exempt, sovereign to high yield, and single country to global. The strategies typically use a stratified sampling methodology to build portfolios with the same characteristics as the index using quantitative and fundamental methods.^SSgA FM's cash strategies seek to generate current income while preserving capital and liquidity by investing in diversified portfolios of short-term securities.SSgA FM's Multi-Asset Class strategies employ an asset allocation model as means of diversification and seeks to position assets among major investment categories. The goal is to manage risk and enhance returns.SSgA FM is an advisor to funds that employ both passive and actively managed REITs investing strategies. They also offer direct real estate investment strategies.SSgA FM is an advisor to a fund that employs senior loan investing strategies. An unaffiliated sub-advisor directs the investments of the fund.SSgA FM's Managed Futures strategy allocates assets using two approaches: a managed futures strategy and a fixed income strategy. The managed futures strategy seeks to capture returns tied to global macroeconomic trends in the commodity futures markets, taking both long and short positions. The fixed income strategy is designed to generate interest income and capital appreciation to add diversification to the returns generated by the managed futures strategy.SSgA FM's Private Equity strategies focus on rigorous partner selection, thorough evaluation of quality investment opportunities, and fundamental, research-driven research. The strategies make direct or co-investments across sectors, as well as fund investments.

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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 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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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
Advisor

Founder at PJT Partners, Inc.

Senior Advisor

Founder at Atairos Management LP

Legal Advisor

Senior Counsel at Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

Clients

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.

Amazon.com, Inc. engages in the provision of online retail shopping services. It operates through the following segments: North America, International, and Amazon Web Services (AWS). The North America segment includes retail sales of consumer products and subscriptions through North America-focused websites such as www.amazon.com and www.amazon.ca. The International segment offers retail sales of consumer products and subscriptions through internationally-focused websites. The Amazon Web Services segment involves in the global sales of compute, storage, database, and AWS service offerings for start-ups, enterprises, government agencies, and academic institutions. The company was founded by Jeffrey P. Bezos in July 1994 and is headquartered in Seattle, WA.

Key Stats and Financials As of 2017
Market Capitalization
$169B
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
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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
AT&T, Inc. IT Consulting & Services - 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 December 31, 2005 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

DISH Network Corp. Cable, Satellite, and Radio Telecommunications - Englewood, CO

DISH Network Corp. is a holding company, which engages in the provision of pay-tv services. It operates through Pay-TV and Broadband, and Wireless segments. The Pay-TV and Broadband segment is offered under the DISH brand and Sling brand. The Wireless segment refers to the wireless spectrum licenses and related assets. The company was founded by Charles W. Ergen, Cantey W. Ergen and James DeFranco in 1980 and is headquartered in Englewood, CO.

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