Earnings were negatively impacted by the costs of the NBC Universal transaction, the company said in a statement.
Revenue rose 7.3% to $9.5 billion, driven by solid operating results in the company's cable and programming segments.
Brian L. Roberts.
Comcast repurchased 17.5 million of its common shares in the third quarter, for a total of $300 million. The company has repurchased 54 million of its common shares this year.