Comcast Corporation

Industry: Entertainment Media Television Cable

Fortune Rank: 59

Comcast Corporation engages in the development, management, and operation of broadband cable networks, as well as provision of programming content in the United States. The company operates in two segments Cable and Content. The Cable segment develops, manages, and operates broadband communications networks, including video, Internet, and phone services, and regional sports and news networks. The Content segment offers various video services, which includes programming provided by national television networks, local broadcast television stations, limited satellite-delivered programming, and locally-originated programming, including governmental and public access. It also offers feature motion pictures, live and taped sporting events, concerts, and other special features. In addition, the Content segment provides other services, such as digital cable, video on demand, high-definition television, and digital video recorder (DVR) services, which enables digital subscribers to select, record, and store programs and play them. Its DVR service also provides the ability to pause and rewind live television. The company's content networks and investments include E! Entertainment Television, Style Network, The Golf Channel, Outdoor Life Network, G4techTV, International Channel Networks, TV One, and four Comcast SportsNets. In addition, the company performs live sporting events, and own or manage facilities for sporting events, concerts, and other special events. Comcast Corporation is headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Comcast Corporation

Comcast Corporation is a Fortune 500 company. In 2010 Comcast Corporation was ranked number 59 on the Fortune 500 list, making it the 59th largest company in the United States when judged by revenue.

Comcast Corporation achieved revenue of $35,756.00 million in 2010 and earned a profit of $3,638.00 million.

Comcast Corporation' rank improves

The company ranking improved in 2010, moving up the Fortune 500 list to 59th compared to 68th in 2009. This was based on its 2009 revenue of $34,256 million (a change of 1 million compared to 2010) and profits of $2,547 million (a change of $1 million compared to 2009).

Another point of view

To many investors, profits are more important than the revenue a company earns. If the Fortune 500 was ranked by profits instead of revenue then Comcast Corporation would be ranked 39th rather than 59th due to its profits of $3,638 in 2010.

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