News stories about Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSK) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Comcast earned a coverage optimism score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the company an impact score of 46.213030950562 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

Shares of Comcast (NASDAQ CMCSK) opened at 58.00 on Friday. Comcast has a 1-year low of $51.26 and a 1-year high of $64.70. The company’s 50-day moving average is $61.44 and its 200 day moving average is $60.12.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, October 25th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, October 4th will be given a dividend of $0.1575 per share. This represents a $0.63 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.09%.

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Comcast Company Profile

Comcast Corporation is a media and technology company. The Company has two primary businesses: Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal. Its Comcast Cable business operates in the Cable Communications segment. Its NBCUniversal business operates in four business segments: Cable Networks, Broadcast Television, Filmed Entertainment and Theme Parks.

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