Ratios Revealed: Decoding Charter Communications Inc. (CHTR)’s Financial Health

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The closing price of Charter Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: CHTR) was $290.56 for the day, down -3.72% from the previous closing price of $301.79. In other words, the price has decreased by -$3.72 from its previous closing price. On the day, 1.25 million shares were traded. CHTR stock price reached its highest trading level at $302.37 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $286.66.


Our analysis of CHTR’s different ratios will help us gain a deeper understanding of the company. It provided that stocks Price–to–Cash (P/C) ratio for the trailing twelve months (TTM) is standing at 63.31 whereas its Price-to-Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) for the term is 14.53. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 0.40 and its Current Ratio is at 0.40. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 8.25 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 8.25.

Upgrades & Downgrades

In addition, analysts’ ratings and any changes thereto give investors an idea of the stock’s future direction. In the most recent recommendation for the company, Citigroup on July 03, 2024, Downgraded its rating to Sell and sets its target price to $255 from $280 previously.

On July 01, 2024, Goldman started tracking the stock assigning a Sell rating and target price of $250.

Pivotal Research Group reiterated its Buy rating for the stock on April 29, 2024, while the target price for the stock was revised from $450 to $400.

Insider Transactions:

Also, insider trades can serve as a great indicator of what management thinks about the future direction of a stock’s price. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on Feb 28 ’24 when Jacobson Craig A sold 918 shares for $289.24 per share. The transaction valued at 265,518 led to the insider holds 9,331 shares of the business.

Winfrey Christopher L bought 5,050 shares of CHTR for $1,491,214 on Feb 06 ’24. The President and CEO now owns 57,703 shares after completing the transaction at $295.29 per share. On Nov 17 ’23, another insider, Rutledge Thomas, who serves as the Executive Chairman of the company, sold 83,970 shares for $410.82 each. As a result, the insider received 34,496,611 and left with 0 shares of the company.

Valuation Measures:

Investors should consider key stock statistics when deciding whether to invest or divest. In the wake of the recent closing price, CHTR now has a Market Capitalization of 41849356288 and an Enterprise Value of 142885355520. As of this moment, Charter’s Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio for their current fiscal year is 9.40, and their Forward P/E ratio for the next fiscal year is 8.83. The expected Price-to-Earnings-to-Growth (PEG) calculation for the next 5 years is 1.87. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 0.77 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 3.52. Its current Enterprise Value per Revenue stands at 2.615 whereas that against EBITDA is 6.763.

Stock Price History:

Over the past 52 weeks, CHTR has reached a high of $458.30, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $236.08. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is 4.84%, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be -14.12%.

Shares Statistics:

CHTR traded an average of 1.21M shares per day over the past three months and 1443370 shares per day over the past ten days. A total of 145.23M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 97.49M. Insiders hold about 32.31% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 73.93% stake in the company. Shares short for CHTR as of 1718323200 were 11760785 with a Short Ratio of 9.68, compared to 1715731200 on 12140433. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 11760785 and a Short% of Float of 12.049999999999999.

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