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

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$349.54 -0.22 (-0.06 %)
(As of 02/21/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$349.76
Today's Range$343.86 - $350.27
52-Week Range$250.10 - $369.51
Volume854,781 shs
Average Volume1.43 million shs
Market Capitalization$78.77 billion
P/E Ratio66.96
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.32
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, and spectrum mobile and spectrum guide services, 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; Spectrum 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 digital music channels, Web hosting, email and security, and multi-line telephone services, as well as Web-based service management; sells local advertising across various platforms for networks, such as MTV, CNN, and ESPN; Audience App for optimizes linear inventory; 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; data connectivity services to mobile and wireline carriers, and other competitive carriers on a wholesale basis; and owns and operates regional sports networks and local sports, news, and lifestyle channels. As of December 31, 2018, the company served approximately 28.1 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

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$43.63 billion
Cash Flow$51.4029 per share
Book Value$196.46 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.23 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees98,000
Market Cap$78.77 billion
Next Earnings Date4/26/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, January, 31st. The company reported $1.29 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.49 by $0.20. The business earned $11.23 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $11.15 billion. Charter Communications had a return on equity of 2.70% and a net margin of 2.82%. 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, April 26th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Charter Communications.

What price target have analysts set for CHTR?

19 analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Charter Communications' stock. Their forecasts range from $259.00 to $450.00. On average, they expect Charter Communications' stock price to reach $362.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 3.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Charter Communications.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Charter Communications?

19 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Charter Communications in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 5 hold ratings, 12 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating 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 its diversified portfolio offerings that includes video, voice services and Internet. Increasing Internet subscriber base is also a key catalyst for the company. Additionally, the partnership with Comcast to develop back-end software to support services for Xfinity mobile offering is significantly positive. The collaboration is cost-saving to the company. Moreover, Charter is expected to benefit from the launch of Spectrum Mobile service under mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) reseller agreement with Verizon. Notably, its shares have outperformed the industry over the past year. 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." (1/8/2019)
  • 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)

Has Charter Communications been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about CHTR stock have trended somewhat positive on Thursday, according to InfoTrie. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Charter Communications earned a coverage optimism score of 1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the company a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days.

Who are some of Charter Communications' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Charter Communications own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Charter Communications investors own include Netflix (NFLX), NVIDIA (NVDA), Alibaba Group (BABA), Tesla (TSLA), Iron Mountain (IRM), Home Depot (HD), Boeing (BA), Cisco Systems (CSCO), ITT Educational Services (ESINQ) and Booking (BKNG).

Who are Charter Communications' key executives?

Charter Communications' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Thomas M. Rutledge, Chairman & CEO (Age 65)
  • Mr. John Bickham, Pres & COO (Age 69)
  • Mr. Christopher L. Winfrey, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 43)
  • Mr. Kevin D. Howard, Sr. VP of Fin., Controller & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 49)
  • Mr. David G. Ellen, Sr. Exec. VP (Age 54)

Who are Charter Communications' major shareholders?

Charter Communications' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (5.19%), Harris Associates L P (2.76%), Longview Partners Guernsey LTD (1.32%), Geode Capital Management LLC (0.98%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.97%) and Northern Trust Corp (0.89%). Company insiders that own Charter Communications stock include Christopher L Winfrey, Craig A Jacobson, David C Merritt, John Bickham, John D Markley, Jr, Jonathan Hargis, Kevin D Howard 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 Harris Associates L P, SPO Advisory Corp, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, BlackRock Inc., Bank of Nova Scotia, Aravt Global LLC, State of Tennessee Treasury Department and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. Company insiders that have sold Charter Communications company stock in the last year include John Bickham, John D Markley, Jr, Jonathan Hargis, Kevin D Howard 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 Longview Partners Guernsey LTD, Macquarie Group Ltd., Geode Capital Management LLC, Chiron Investment Management LLC, Legal & General Group Plc, Mackenzie Financial Corp, Royal London Asset Management Ltd. and WINTON GROUP Ltd. 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 $349.54.

How big of a company is Charter Communications?

Charter Communications has a market capitalization of $78.77 billion and generates $43.63 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $1.23 billion in net income (profit) each year or $5.22 on an earnings per share basis. Charter Communications employs 98,000 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:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  549 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  450 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  999
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 2/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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