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  • Previous Rank44
  • Revenues ($M)68,775
  • Revenue Percent Change6.4%
  • Profits ($M)8,380
  • Profits Percent Change22.9%
  • Market Value (as of March 31, 2015)143,494

You can’t always get what you want—as Comcast found out when its $45.2 billion merger bid for Time Warner Cable collapsed in April 2015. Despite the mega-setback, the No. 1 cable TV and Internet provider has been on a good run. Its broadband business in particular is seeing robust growth, adding more than 1 million customers in 2014. Ditto its business services division, which is still relatively small but rising fast (revenue increased 22% in 2014, ending the year at over a $4 billion run-rate.) TV subscriptions, however, have been on the decline. The other metric that isn’t seeing rapid growth? Comcast’s customer service ranking.

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Company Info

Brian L. Roberts
HQ Location
Philadelphia, PA
Years on List20

Key Financials (last fiscal year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)68,7756.4%
Profits ($M)8,38022.9%
Total Stockholder Equity52,711-
Market Value (as of March 31, 2015)143,494-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues12.2%
Profits as % of Assets5.3%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity15.9%

Earnings Per Share (last fiscal year)

Earnings Per Share ($)3.2
EPS % Change (from 2013)25%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)20.5%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)27.3%

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2014)13.5%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)30.4%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)11.4%