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Comcast

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The cord-cutting trend doesn’t appear to be hurting Comcast–yet. The cable giant brought in $74.5 billion in sales in 2015, an increase of more than 8% from the year before. An investment in improving customer service and revamping its set-top box line appears to be paying off: In the first quarter of 2016, Comcast added 53,000 subscribers (now totalling 23 million). And while its not-so-long-ago failed bid for Time Warner Cable was a blow, it recently snagged a smaller yet strategic consolation prize–in April the Philadelphia-based company picked up Hollywood’s DreamWorks Animation studio for $3.8 billion, beefing up its arsenal on the increasingly important content side.

CEO

Brian L. Roberts

Sector

Telecommunications

Industry

Telecommunications

HQ Location

Philadelphia, PA

Years on Fortune 500 List

21

Employees

153,000

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Key Financials (last fiscal year)
$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$74,5108.3%
Profits ($M)$8,163-2.6%
Assets ($M)$166,574
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$52,269
Market Value — as of March 31, 2016 ($M)$149,182
Profit Ratios
Profit as % of Revenues11.0%
Profits as % of Assets4.9%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity15.6%
Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)
Earnings Per Share ($)3.24
EPS % Change (from 2014)1.3%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)20.2%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)27.7%
Total Return
Total Return to Investors (2015)-1.1%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)22.9%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)14.1%
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