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  • Previous Rank33
  • Revenues ($M)$94,507.0
  • Revenue Percent Change11.8%
  • Profits ($M)$11,731.0
  • Profits Percent Change-48.4%
  • Assets ($M)$251,684.0
  • Employees184,000

The cable company’s video subscriptions continued to decline, but Comcast still managed to grow revenues nearly 12% last year (profit, however, declined a whopping 48%). The company’s $39 billion bid for British broadcaster Sky, meanwhile, closed last October. Comcast now owns 75% of the European pay-TV giant, which is helping it expand its global footprint. Other big plans are afoot at the Philadelphia-based company: Its NBCUniversal division recently announced it will launch a streaming service early next year, aimed at competing with the likes of Netflix and Amazon. (If you can’t beat them, join them.)

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Company Info

CEO
Brian L. Roberts
CEO Title
Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
Sector
Telecommunications
Industry
Telecommunications
HQ Location
Philadelphia, Pa.
Websitehttp://www.comcastcorporation.com
Years on Fortune 500 List24
Employees184,000

Comcast Rank History

Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$94,507.011.8%
Profits ($M)$11,731.0-48.4%
Assets ($M)$251,684.0-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$71,613.0-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues12.4%
Profits as % of Assets4.7%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity16.4%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)2.53
EPS % Change (from 2017)-46.7%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)14.6%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)19.4%

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2018)-13.2%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)7.4%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)17.0%