Charter Communications Company Profile (NASDAQ:CHTR)

About Charter Communications (NASDAQ:CHTR)

Charter Communications logoCharter Communications, Inc. (Charter) is a provider of cable services, offering various entertainments, information and communications solutions to residential and commercial customers. The Company's services include Video Services, Internet Services, Voice Services, Commercial Services and Advertising Services. Its infrastructure consists of a hybrid of fiber and coaxial cable plant with approximately 12.8 million estimated passings, with over 98% at approximately 550 megahertz (MHz) or greater, over 99% of plant miles two-way active and approximately 100% of plant all-digital. It sells its video, Internet and voice services primarily on a subscription basis, often in a bundle of two or more services. It offers Charter Spectrum brand in its all-digital markets. Digital video enables its customers to access advanced video services, such as high definition (HD) television, video on demand programming, an interactive program guide and digital video recorder (DVR) service.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Consumer Discretionary
  • Industry: CATV Systems
  • Sub-Industry: Cable & Satellite
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:CHTR
  • CUSIP: 16117M30
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $90.46 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 257,883,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $370.52
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $353.87
  • 52 Week Range: $241.50 - $408.83
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 100.48
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 48.05
  • P/E Growth: 3.52
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $40.83 billion
  • Price / Sales: 2.22
  • Book Value: $142.03 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.47
  • EBITDA: $14.62 billion
  • Net Margins: 2.29%
  • Return on Equity: 1.15%
  • Return on Assets: 0.38%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.36%
  • Current Ratio: 0.32%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.32%
  • Average Volume: 1.85 million shs.
  • Beta: 1.1
  • Short Ratio: 4.98

Frequently Asked Questions for Charter Communications (NASDAQ:CHTR)

What is Charter Communications' stock symbol?

Charter Communications trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "CHTR."

How were Charter Communications' earnings last quarter?

Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHTR) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July, 27th. The company reported $0.52 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.81 by $0.29. The company earned $10.36 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $10.38 billion. Charter Communications had a return on equity of 1.15% and a net margin of 2.29%. The company's revenue was up 3.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.99 EPS. View Charter Communications' Earnings History.

When will Charter Communications make its next earnings announcement?

Charter Communications is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October, 26th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Charter Communications.

Where is Charter Communications' stock going? Where will Charter Communications' stock price be in 2017?

20 brokerages have issued 12-month price objectives for Charter Communications' stock. Their predictions range from $310.00 to $456.00. On average, they anticipate Charter Communications' share price to reach $381.59 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Charter Communications.

What are analysts saying about Charter Communications stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Charter Communications stock:

  • 1. Pivotal Research analysts commented, "We made modest changes to our ’18 and beyond forecasts mainly around the ramp in free cash flow although we still forecast $40 in FCF share forecast in ’20. The changes drove a $5 increase in our YE’17 target price to $405. This target is based on CHTR trading at 10X’18 EBITDA (adding back NPV of NOL) and 20X ’18 FCF vs. 9.4X and 18X currently. Reiterate BUY." (7/30/2017)
  • 2. Macquarie analysts commented, "We note two one-time items impacted 1Q revenue growth which would have otherwise reached 4.7%: 1) bill credits provided to certain TWC subs in March; and 2) tough comps as TWC/BH benefited from a contractual settlement in 1Q16." (5/2/2017)
  • 3. Guggenheim analysts commented, "We are raising our price target on Charter shares to $360 from our previous $305. Our Buy thesis continues to reflect our confidence in Charter's ability to grow its broadband and video market share as it completes its digital upgrade and rebranding cycles and rolls out its Spectrum Guide user interface. In addition, we believe Charter's systems have significant strategic value should the video, broadband and wireless industries further consolidate." (2/13/2017)

Who are some of Charter Communications' key competitors?

Who owns Charter Communications stock?

Charter Communications' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc. (0.20%), Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. (0.09%), Inverness Counsel LLC NY (0.03%), Mutual of America Capital Management LLC (0.01%), Meeder Asset Management Inc. (0.00%) and Verde Servicos Internacionais S.A. (0.00%). Company insiders that own Charter Communications stock include Craig A Jacobson, David C Merritt, John D Markley Jr, Jonathan Hargis, Mauricio Ramos and Michael Huseby. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Charter Communications.

Who sold Charter Communications stock? Who is selling Charter Communications stock?

Charter Communications' stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Inverness Counsel LLC NY, Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc. and Mutual of America Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Charter Communications stock in the last year include Craig A Jacobson and Jonathan Hargis. View Insider Buying and Selling for Charter Communications.

Who bought Charter Communications stock? Who is buying Charter Communications stock?

Charter Communications' stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Meeder Asset Management Inc., Verde Servicos Internacionais S.A., Rockefeller Financial Services Inc., Wealth Enhancement Advisory Services LLC and Asset Dedication LLC. Company insiders that have bought Charter Communications stock in the last two years include David C Merritt, Mauricio Ramos and Michael Huseby. View Insider Buying and Selling for Charter Communications.

How do I buy Charter Communications stock?

Shares of Charter Communications can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Charter Communications' stock price today?

One share of Charter Communications stock can currently be purchased for approximately $350.76.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Charter Communications (NASDAQ CHTR)
Community Ranking:  2.9 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  406 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  303 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  709
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Charter Communications and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Charter Communications (NASDAQ:CHTR) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 12 Hold Ratings, 8 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.40)
Consensus Price Target: $381.59 (8.79% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for Charter Communications (NASDAQ:CHTR)
Price Target History for Charter Communications (NASDAQ:CHTR)
Analysts' Ratings History for Charter Communications (NASDAQ:CHTR)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/16/2017Moffett NathansonReiterated RatingNeutralN/AView Rating Details
10/4/2017Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingHold$365.00LowView Rating Details
10/3/2017MacquarieReiterated RatingBuy$430.00MediumView Rating Details
9/18/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$420.00LowView Rating Details
9/15/2017Evercore ISIBoost Price TargetOutperform$360.00 -> $438.00HighView Rating Details
9/5/2017Telsey Advisory GroupDowngradeOutperform -> Market Perform$450.00 -> $340.00LowView Rating Details
8/22/2017Citigroup Inc.Boost Price TargetBuy -> Buy$378.00 -> $456.00LowView Rating Details
8/3/2017GuggenheimDowngradeBuy -> Neutral$370.00 -> $400.00LowView Rating Details
8/2/2017Barclays PLCSet Price TargetEqual Weight$297.00 -> $354.00LowView Rating Details
8/1/2017HSBC Holdings plcReiterated RatingHold$300.00 -> $360.00LowView Rating Details
7/31/2017Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuy$390.00 -> $410.00HighView Rating Details
7/30/2017Wells Fargo & CoReiterated RatingMarket Perform$330.00 -> $372.00HighView Rating Details
7/30/2017Pivotal ResearchReiterated RatingBuyHighView Rating Details
7/17/2017Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$350.00 -> $365.00LowView Rating Details
6/28/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Reiterated RatingNeutralMediumView Rating Details
6/2/2017CIBCInitiated CoverageMarket Perform -> Market PerformMediumView Rating Details
6/1/2017Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc.Initiated CoverageMarket PerformMediumView Rating Details
5/3/2017WunderlichDowngradeBuy -> Hold$360.00 -> $350.00HighView Rating Details
4/18/2017SunTrust Banks, Inc.Initiated CoverageBuy$380.00MediumView Rating Details
2/17/2017Jefferies Group LLCBoost Price TargetHold$280.00 -> $310.00N/AView Rating Details
8/24/2016ArgusReiterated RatingBuy$300.00N/AView Rating Details
8/2/2016Bank of America CorporationInitiated CoverageBuy$300.00N/AView Rating Details
6/30/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
6/1/2016Raymond James Financial, Inc.UpgradeOutperform -> Strong-Buy$156.13 -> $218.94N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/20/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Charter Communications (NASDAQ:CHTR)
Earnings by Quarter for Charter Communications (NASDAQ:CHTR)
Earnings History by Quarter for Charter Communications (NASDAQ CHTR)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/1/2017N/AView Earnings Details
7/27/2017Q2 2017$0.81$0.52$10.38 billion$10.36 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2017Q1 2017$0.99$0.57$10.26 billion$10.16 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/16/2017Q416$1.06$1.67$10.23 billion$10.28 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/3/2016Q316$0.62$0.69$1.66 billion$10.04 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/9/2016Q216$0.71$0.99$1.66 billion$9.99 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/28/2016Q116($1.36)($1.68)$1.66 billion$2.53 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/4/2016Q415($0.14)($1.09)$1.66 billion$2.51 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/29/2015Q315$0.39$0.48$1.66 billion$2.45 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/4/2015Q215$0.35$0.46$2.42 billion$2.43 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/1/2015Q115$0.07($0.73)$2.37 billion$2.36 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/5/2015Q414($0.23)($0.44)$2.33 billion$2.36 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/29/2014Q314($0.05)($0.49)$2.29 billion$2.30 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/31/2014Q214$0.08($0.42)$2.26 billion$2.26 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/28/2014Q114$0.15($0.35)$2.18 billion$2.20 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/21/2014Q413$0.24$0.35$2.16 billion$2.15 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/5/2013Q313$0.13($0.68)$2.10 billion$2.10 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/6/2013Q2 2013$0.36($0.96)$1.97 billion$1.97 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/7/2013Q1 2013($0.61)($0.42)$1.90 billion$1.82 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/22/2013Q4 2012($0.28)($0.41)$1.91 billion$1.91 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/6/2012Q312($0.35)($0.78)$1.89 billion$1.88 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/7/2012($0.39)($0.84)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/8/2012($0.56)($0.95)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/1/2011($0.16)($0.79)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2011$0.12($0.98)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Charter Communications (NASDAQ:CHTR)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $5.42
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $14.72
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172$1.00$1.42$1.21
Q2 20172$0.47$1.43$0.95
Q3 20173$0.74$1.79$1.37
Q4 20173$1.33$2.17$1.89
Q1 20181$2.51$2.51$2.51
Q2 20181$3.65$3.65$3.65
Q3 20181$4.01$4.01$4.01
Q4 20181$4.55$4.55$4.55
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for Charter Communications (NASDAQ:CHTR)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Charter Communications (NASDAQ:CHTR)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.56%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 74.09%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Charter Communications (NASDAQ:CHTR)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Charter Communications (NASDAQ:CHTR)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Charter Communications (NASDAQ:CHTR)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/10/2017Jonathan HargisEVPSell10,976$399.00$4,379,424.00View SEC Filing  
5/11/2017David C MerrittDirectorBuy1,200$326.31$391,572.00View SEC Filing  
5/10/2017Craig A JacobsonDirectorSell1,000$323.62$323,620.00View SEC Filing  
5/9/2017Jonathan HargisEVPSell6,000$325.75$1,954,500.00View SEC Filing  
8/18/2016Mauricio RamosDirectorBuy1,000$255.00$255,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/11/2016Craig A JacobsonDirectorSell3,000$258.15$774,450.00View SEC Filing  
8/11/2016Jonathan HargisEVPSell7,233$253.21$1,831,467.93View SEC Filing  
5/2/2016Jonathan HargisCMOSell6,350$214.95$1,364,932.50View SEC Filing  
4/4/2016John D Markley JrDirectorSell2,000$205.13$410,260.00View SEC Filing  
3/1/2016Jonathan HargisCMOSell2,000$183.71$367,420.00View SEC Filing  
2/9/2016Michael HusebyDirectorBuy1,000$163.84$163,840.00View SEC Filing  
8/27/2015Richard R. DykhouseEVPSell7,000$180.00$1,260,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/20/2015David C MerrittDirectorSell2,500$185.01$462,525.00View SEC Filing  
5/22/2014Donald Detampel, Jr.EVPSell245,833$138.33$34,006,078.89View SEC Filing  
5/8/2014John Markley, Jr.DirectorSell3,000$138.88$416,640.00View SEC Filing  
5/7/2014Media Corp Libertymajor shareholderBuy896,845$138.79$124,473,117.55View SEC Filing  
11/19/2013Kathleen MayoEVPSell28,406$129.24$3,671,191.44View SEC Filing  
8/29/2013James HeneghanInsiderSell10,000$120.72$1,207,200.00View SEC Filing  
8/13/2013David Scott WeberEVPSell27,213$126.11$3,431,831.43View SEC Filing  
5/28/2013Robert E QuicksilverEVPSell23,450$114.02$2,673,769.00View SEC Filing  
5/23/2013Jonathan HargisCMOSell20,682$112.55$2,327,759.10View SEC Filing  
5/14/2013James M HeneghanInsiderSell26,300$113.73$2,991,099.00View SEC Filing  
5/10/2013Kevin D HowardCAOSell24,347$110.82$2,698,134.54View SEC Filing  
5/9/2013Craig A JacobsonDirectorSell4,500$109.75$493,875.00View SEC Filing  
5/8/2013John BickhamCOOSell22,222$108.42$2,409,309.24View SEC Filing  
5/8/2013Jonathan HargisCMOSell22,725$108.37$2,462,708.25View SEC Filing  
3/5/2013Crestview Partners Ii Gp, L.P.Major ShareholderSell139,254$87.05$12,122,060.70View SEC Filing  
3/5/2013John D Markley JrDirectorBuy1,750$87.06$152,355.00View SEC Filing  
12/5/2012Opportunities Investme OaktreeDirectorSell683,919$70.33$48,100,023.27View SEC Filing  
12/4/2012Crestview Partners Gp, L.P.DirectorSell98,688$70.53$6,960,464.64View SEC Filing  
11/16/2012Craig A JacobsonDirectorBuy3,500$68.64$240,240.00View SEC Filing  
8/9/2012Bruce A KarshDirectorSell166,000$75.37$12,511,420.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Charter Communications (NASDAQ:CHTR)
Latest Headlines for Charter Communications (NASDAQ:CHTR)
DateHeadline logoCharter Communications to Enter Wireless Market in 2018 - Nasdaq - October 20 at 3:38 PM logoViacom, Charter deal to include eight networks in basic package: source - Reuters - October 19 at 9:03 PM logoWho Are Charter Communications, Inc.’s Major Shareholders? - October 19 at 6:52 PM logoRelative Strength Alert For Charter Communications - Nasdaq - October 19 at 4:00 PM logoToday's Research Report Coverage on CATV Systems Stocks -- Charter Communications, Discovery Communications ... - PR Newswire (press release) - October 19 at 4:00 PM logoCharter Communications, Inc. (CHTR) Rating Reiterated by Moffett Nathanson - October 19 at 6:34 AM logoViacom, Charter deal to include eight networks in basic package - source - October 19 at 4:36 AM logoApple upgraded, food deals, vs. Alibaba, robotic surgery device gets FDA approval - October 18 at 6:33 PM logoNoteworthy ETF Inflows: MTUM, CHTR, CSX, AMAT - Nasdaq - October 17 at 5:57 PM logoViacom, Charter agree to extend renewal deadline: source - Yahoo Finance - October 16 at 11:02 PM logoCharter Communications’ (CHTR) Strong Sales Growth Makes it a Buy - October 16 at 5:59 PM logoYou Won’t Lose Comedy Central — Yet. Viacom and Charter Are Still Negotiating - October 16 at 5:59 PM logoCharter Communications’ (CHTR) Strong Sales Growth Makes it a Buy - October 16 at 3:52 PM logoViacom, Charter agree to extend renewal deadline: source - October 16 at 2:46 AM logoQ3 2017 Earnings Estimate for Charter Communications, Inc. (CHTR) Issued By Jefferies Group - October 16 at 2:38 AM logoViacom, Spectrum continue talks past 7 pm deadline: source - October 15 at 9:44 PM logoCharter Communications, Inc. (CHTR) Expected to Announce Earnings of $1.06 Per Share - October 15 at 6:24 AM logoNotable Friday Option Activity: JACK, SSYS, CHTR - Nasdaq - October 13 at 5:47 PM logoPay-TV Stocks Down on Cord Cutting, What Will Q3 Unfold? - October 13 at 5:47 PM logoCharter Communications, Inc. (CHTR) - October 13 at 3:59 AM logoDon't Expect Viacom Shares To Outperform While Charter Negotiations Ongoing - Benzinga - October 12 at 10:58 PM logoCharter, Viacom closing in on latest carriage-deal blackout - Seeking Alpha - October 12 at 10:58 PM logoDon't Expect Viacom Shares To Outperform While Charter Negotiations Ongoing - October 12 at 5:57 PM logoViacom Accuses Charter of Stifling the Creation of Cheap TV Packages - October 12 at 5:57 PM logoTampa Bay Spectrum customers could lose Comedy Central, Nickelodeon - October 12 at 5:57 PM logoCharter Communications, Inc. (CHTR) Given Average Recommendation of "Buy" by Analysts - October 11 at 4:50 AM logoRegulators May Oppose T-Mobile-Sprint Deal Even Under Trump, Analyst Warns - October 11 at 4:23 AM logoBuy Ranking on Charter Communications (CHTR) Shares Reaffirmed - - October 10 at 6:21 PM logoLooming tax debate highlights corporate loopholes. Here's who dodged the taxman in Greater Washington. - October 9 at 5:51 PM logoWhat Analysts Recommend for Charter - October 9 at 5:51 PM logoBuy Ranking on Charter Communications (CHTR) Shares Reaffirmed - October 9 at 1:41 PM logoCharter: Great Potential, But Fully Valued? - Seeking Alpha - October 6 at 10:30 PM logoStriking Charter Workers Plan To Escalate Battle With the Cable Company - October 5 at 11:29 AM logoAn Update on Charter’s Integration Process - October 5 at 11:29 AM logoWhy Charter Thinks It Will Have More Video Users in 3 Years - October 5 at 11:29 AM logoCharter Communications, Inc. (CHTR) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Robert W. Baird - October 4 at 11:44 PM logoCharter to build new headquarters in Connecticut - October 4 at 3:50 PM logoCharter Communications (CHTR) Announces Construction of New 500,000 Square Foot Headquarters In Stamford, CT - October 4 at 3:50 PM logo[$$] Charter Communications Strike Ratchets Up - October 4 at 3:50 PM logoThis Cable CEO Just Bet His Company Will Buck Cord-Cutting - October 4 at 3:50 PM logoMSG Networks and Spectrum Partner to Make “MSG GO” Available to Spectrum Subscribers - October 4 at 12:18 PM logoCharter Communications (CHTR) Announces Construction of New 500000 Square Foot Headquarters In Stamford, CT - - October 3 at 5:02 PM logoCable operator Charter to build new Connecticut headquarters - October 3 at 5:01 PM logoAltice USA (ATUS) Settles Carriage Deal Dispute With Disney - Nasdaq - October 3 at 12:54 AM logoSprint Corp (S) Stock Remains a Buy — but a Risky One - October 2 at 4:56 PM logoHow Sprint Could Save Comcast and Charter - October 2 at 4:56 PM logoMagazine Pioneer S.I. Newhouse Jr. Passes Away at 89 - October 1 at 4:07 PM logoCharter to Hold Conference Call to Discuss Third Quarter 2017 Financial and Operating Results - September 28 at 6:21 PM logoRSI Alert: Charter Communications (CHTR) Now Oversold - Nasdaq - September 28 at 1:20 PM logoInside Charter’s Buyback Program - September 22 at 4:11 PM



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