Comcast

cmcsa

Ticker: CMCSA

Obtained: 11/19/2002, divested from AT&T

Cost basis: $11.38

Current Portfolio Status: Satellite

Dividend Reinvestment: N

Dividends paid quarterly in Jan, Apr, Jul, Oct

Shares held on account at Charles Schwab

Comcast Corporation operates as a media and technology company worldwide. It operates through Cable Communications, Cable Networks, Broadcast Television, Filmed Entertainment, and Theme Parks segments. The Cable Communications segment offers video, high-speed Internet, and voice services to residential and business customers under the XFINITY brand name. This segment also provides business services, such as cellular backhaul services to mobile network operators; Ethernet network services; and online advertising services. The Cable Networks segment operates national cable networks, which provide entertainment, news and information, and sports content; regional sports and news networks; international channels; and cable television production operations, as well as owns digital media properties. The Broadcast Television segment operates NBC and Telemundo broadcast networks, NBC and Telemundo owned local broadcast television stations, and broadcast television production operations, as well as owns digital media properties. The Filmed Entertainment segment produces, acquires, markets, and distributes live-action and animated filmed entertainment under the Universal Pictures, Focus Features, and Illumination names. This segment also develops, produces, and licenses stage plays, as well as owns digital media properties.  Also, currently acquiring Dreamworks (DWA).  The Theme Parks segment operates theme parks; studios; Island of adventures; and a dining, retail, and entertainment complex. A division, Comcast Spectracor, owns the Philadelphia Flyers NHL hockey team.  Comcast Corporation was founded in 1963 and is headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

updated 4 May 2016 to add DWA and Flyers references.

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