NASDAQ:CHTR - Charter Communications Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$321.34 +3.24 (+1.02 %)
(As of 10/21/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$321.34
Today's Range$316.47 - $324.56
52-Week Range$250.10 - $396.64
Volume1.11 million shs
Average Volume1.52 million shs
Market Capitalization$74.51 billion
P/E Ratio121.26
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.2
Charter Communications, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides cable services to residential and commercial customers in the United States. It offers subscription-based video services, including video on demand, high definition television, digital video recorder, pay-per-view, spectrum guide services, and a package of basic video programming, as well as ad-supported free online video products. The company also provides Internet services, such as security suite that protects computers from viruses and spyware; in-home WiFi, which permits customers to lease high performance wireless routers to enhance their in-home wireless Internet experience; out-of-home WiFi; parental control features; and residential Internet services. In addition, it offers voice communications services using voice over Internet protocol technology; and broadband communications solutions, such as Internet access, data networking, fiber connectivity, video entertainment, and business telephone services to cellular towers and office buildings for business and carrier organizations. Further, the company provides video programming and music, Web hosting, email and security, and multi-line telephone services, as well as Web-based service management; and sells video and online advertising inventory to local, regional, and national advertising customers. Additionally, it offers fiber-delivered communications and managed information technology solutions; and security and home management services, as well as owns and operates regional sports networks and local sports, news, and lifestyle channels. As of December 31, 2017, the company served approximately 27.2 million residential and business customers. Charter Communications, Inc. was founded in 1999 and is based in Stamford, Connecticut.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Cable & other pay television services
Sub-IndustryCable & Satellite
SectorConsumer Discretionary
SymbolNASDAQ:CHTR
CUSIP16117M30
Phone203-905-7801

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.46
Current Ratio0.20
Quick Ratio0.20

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio121.26
Forward P/E Ratio73.20
P/E Growth1.93

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$41.58 billion
Price / Sales1.79
Cash Flow$46.7744 per share
Price / Cash6.87
Book Value$199.29 per share
Price / Book1.61

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.65
Net Income$9.90 billion
Net Margins23.59%
Return on Equity1.45%
Return on Assets0.45%

Miscellaneous

Employees94,800
Outstanding Shares231,860,000
Market Cap$74.51 billion

Charter Communications (NASDAQ:CHTR) Frequently Asked Questions

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 Tuesday, July, 31st. The company reported $1.15 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.95 by $0.20. The firm earned $10.85 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $10.83 billion. Charter Communications had a net margin of 23.59% and a return on equity of 1.45%. The firm's revenue was up 4.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.52 earnings per share. View Charter Communications' Earnings History.

When is Charter Communications' next earnings date?

Charter Communications is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, October 26th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Charter Communications.

How can I listen to Charter Communications' earnings call?

Charter Communications will be holding an earnings conference call on Friday, October 26th at 8:30 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 8669190894.

What price target have analysts set for CHTR?

17 brokers have issued 12 month price targets for Charter Communications' stock. Their forecasts range from $259.00 to $450.00. On average, they anticipate Charter Communications' stock price to reach $364.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 13.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Charter Communications.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Charter Communications?

17 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Charter Communications in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 4 hold ratings and 12 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Charter Communications.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Charter Communications stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Charter Communications stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Charter is benefiting from subscriber growth in residential and commercial internet and voice segment. The partnership with Comcast to develop back-end software to support services for Xfinity mobile offering is significantly positive. The collaboration will help in saving costs. Moreover, the launch of Spectrum Mobile service under mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) reseller agreement with Verizon is positive for the company. Meanwhile, estimates have been stable lately ahead of the company’s Q3 earnings release. The company has mixed record of earnings surprises in recent quarters. Shares have outperformed the industry on a year-to-date basis. However, Charter continues to struggle due to a saturated and competitive multi-channel U.S. video market. The company is also facing stiff competition from online TV streaming service providers that is hurting top-line growth." (10/16/2018)
  • 2. Pivotal Research analysts commented, "We continue to conservatively forecast $1.7B in wireless spend through ’20. Our free cash flow per share in ’22 is $70 FD share. At our new YE’19 target price, CHTR would trade at 18X ’19 FCF (21X AT) vs. 14X currently (16X AT) currently." (7/31/2018)

Are investors shorting Charter Communications?

Charter Communications saw a decrease in short interest during the month of September. As of September 28th, there was short interest totalling 10,618,388 shares, a decrease of 13.3% from the September 14th total of 12,251,307 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,613,951 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 6.6 days. Currently, 6.3% of the shares of the company are short sold. View Charter Communications' Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Charter Communications' key competitors?

Who are Charter Communications' key executives?

Charter Communications' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Thomas M. Rutledge, Chairman & CEO (Age 64)
  • Mr. John Bickham, Pres & COO (Age 68)
  • Mr. Christopher L. Winfrey, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 42)
  • Mr. Kevin D. Howard, Sr. VP of Fin., Controller & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 48)
  • Mr. David G. Ellen, Sr. Exec. VP (Age 53)

Who are Charter Communications' major shareholders?

Charter Communications' stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include RWC Asset Management LLP (0.06%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.05%), Aperio Group LLC (0.04%), Strs Ohio (0.04%), Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.02%) and Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB (0.01%). Company insiders that own Charter Communications stock include Christopher L Winfrey, Craig A Jacobson, David C Merritt, Jonathan Hargis and Richard R Dykhouse. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Charter Communications.

Which institutional investors are selling Charter Communications stock?

CHTR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Strs Ohio, Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB, DNB Asset Management AS, Verde Servicos Internacionais S.A., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, Welch & Forbes LLC and MAI Capital Management. Company insiders that have sold Charter Communications company stock in the last year include Jonathan Hargis and Richard R Dykhouse. View Insider Buying and Selling for Charter Communications.

Which institutional investors are buying Charter Communications stock?

CHTR stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of Montreal Can, RWC Asset Management LLP, Aperio Group LLC, Zweig DiMenna Associates LLC, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Rathbone Brothers plc, Andra AP fonden and Vigilant Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought Charter Communications stock in the last two years include Christopher L Winfrey and David C Merritt. View Insider Buying and Selling for Charter Communications.

How do I buy shares of Charter Communications?

Shares of CHTR can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Charter Communications' stock price today?

One share of CHTR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $321.34.

How big of a company is Charter Communications?

Charter Communications has a market capitalization of $74.51 billion and generates $41.58 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $9.90 billion in net income (profit) each year or $2.65 on an earnings per share basis. Charter Communications employs 94,800 workers across the globe.

What is Charter Communications' official website?

The official website for Charter Communications is http://www.charter.com.

How can I contact Charter Communications?

Charter Communications' mailing address is 400 Atlantic Street, Stamford CT, 06901. The company can be reached via phone at 203-905-7801 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Charter Communications (NASDAQ CHTR)

Community Ranking:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  523 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  418 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  941
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Charter Communications and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe CHTR will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe CHTR will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 10/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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