What Investors Need to Know About Charter Communications (CHTR)

Large-cap telecommunications company Charter Communications has moved 1.1% this afternoon, reaching $433.49 per share. In contrast, the average analyst target price for the stock is $485.48.

Charter Communications, Inc. operates as a broadband connectivity and cable operator company serving residential and commercial customers in the United States. The company is based in the United States.

What to Consider if You Are Thinking of Buying Charter Communications:

  • Charter Communications has moved 35.0% over the last year.

  • CHTR has a forward P/E ratio of 11.1 based on its EPS guidance of 38.93.

  • Over the last 6 years, earnings per share (EPS) have been growing at a compounded average rate of -2.1%.

  • The company has a price to earnings growth (PEG) ratio of 0.69.

  • Its Price to Book (P/B) ratio is 6.2

Charter Communications Has a Pattern of Improving Cash Flows

Date Reported Cash Flow from Operations ($ k) Capital expenditures ($ k) Free Cash Flow ($ k) YoY Growth (%)
2023-01-27 14,925,000 -9,376,000 24,301,000 1.79
2022-01-28 16,239,000 -7,635,000 23,874,000 8.63
2021-01-29 14,562,000 -7,415,000 21,977,000 16.02
2020-01-31 11,748,000 -7,195,000 18,943,000 -9.33
2019-01-31 11,767,000 -9,125,000 20,892,000 1.25
2018-02-02 11,954,000 -8,681,000 20,635,000

Charter Communications's free cash flow history is impressive because it displays year-on-year increases over the last 6 years. Averaging out at $21.77 Billion, and following a compounded average growth rate of 0.0%, investors who focus on cash flow growth should do further research on this firm.

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