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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Equity to Asset 0.01
CHTR's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
61% of the 896 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.38 vs. CHTR: 0.01 )
CHTR' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -1.09   Max: 0.16
Current: 0.01

-1.09
0.16
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 0.76
M-Score: -2.40
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 10.92
CHTR's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 934 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 12.01 vs. CHTR: 10.92 )
CHTR' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -94.61   Max: 14.51
Current: 10.92

-94.61
14.51
Net-margin (%) -1.08
CHTR's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 934 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 6.43 vs. CHTR: -1.08 )
CHTR' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -87.22   Max: -0.01
Current: -1.08

-87.22
-0.01
ROE (%) -86.49
CHTR's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 900 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 13.31 vs. CHTR: -86.49 )
CHTR' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -173.21   Max: -4.4
Current: -86.49

-173.21
-4.4
ROA (%) -0.53
CHTR's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 938 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 4.61 vs. CHTR: -0.53 )
CHTR' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -22.24   Max: -0.57
Current: -0.53

-22.24
-0.57
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 12.02
CHTR's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 937 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 21.42 vs. CHTR: 12.02 )
CHTR' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -58.27   Max: 17.35
Current: 12.02

-58.27
17.35
Revenue Growth (%) 8.60
CHTR's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 837 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. CHTR: 8.60 )
CHTR' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -62.3   Max: 63.1
Current: 8.6

-62.3
63.1
EBITDA Growth (%) 7.90
CHTR's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 759 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. CHTR: 7.90 )
CHTR' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -68.9   Max: 144.8
Current: 7.9

-68.9
144.8
EPS Growth (%) -7.40
CHTR's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 700 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. CHTR: -7.40 )
CHTR' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -40   Max: 375.5
Current: -7.4

-40
375.5
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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

CHTR Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 105,200 sh (New)
Larry Robbins 347,500 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 802,889 sh (+286.52%)
John Griffin 2,835,000 sh (+29.45%)
Chase Coleman 340,463 sh (+21.59%)
Louis Moore Bacon 3,788 sh (-2.82%)
George Soros 1,437,393 sh (-6.94%)
Mario Gabelli 10,850 sh (-14.9%)
Howard Marks 729,683 sh (-19.79%)
Lee Ainslie 1,168,206 sh (-45.01%)
Steve Mandel 774,527 sh (-60.31%)
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Q1 2014

CHTR Guru Trades in Q1 2014

John Burbank 474,103 sh (New)
Chase Coleman 1,625,248 sh (+377.36%)
Louis Moore Bacon 6,948 sh (+83.42%)
Larry Robbins 582,028 sh (+67.49%)
Mario Gabelli 15,850 sh (+46.08%)
George Soros 1,583,288 sh (+10.15%)
Steve Mandel Sold Out
Lee Ainslie Sold Out
John Griffin 2,830,000 sh (-0.18%)
Steven Cohen 526,828 sh (-34.38%)
Howard Marks 200,000 sh (-72.59%)
Jim Simons 25,976 sh (-75.31%)
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Q2 2014

CHTR Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Warren Buffett 2,309,013 sh (New)
Jim Simons 239,600 sh (+822.39%)
John Burbank 705,153 sh (+48.73%)
Chase Coleman 2,318,248 sh (+42.64%)
Mario Gabelli 21,650 sh (+36.59%)
Louis Moore Bacon 7,276 sh (+4.72%)
Steven Cohen 1,200 sh (unchged)
Larry Robbins Sold Out
Howard Marks Sold Out
John Griffin 2,730,000 sh (-3.53%)
George Soros 1,286,908 sh (-18.72%)
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Q3 2014

CHTR Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Steve Mandel 3,105,814 sh (New)
Warren Buffett 4,950,096 sh (+114.38%)
Mario Gabelli 23,650 sh (+9.24%)
Louis Moore Bacon 7,656 sh (+5.22%)
John Griffin 2,730,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Chase Coleman 2,013,248 sh (-13.16%)
Jim Simons 75,800 sh (-68.36%)
John Burbank 9,750 sh (-98.62%)
George Soros 12,500 sh (-99.03%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with CHTR

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
John Burbank 2014-09-30 Reduce -98.62%1.87%$151.4 - $164.15 $ 160.291%9750
Steve Mandel 2014-09-30 New Buy1.8%$151.4 - $164.15 $ 160.291%3105814
George Soros 2014-09-30 Reduce -99.03%1.49%$151.4 - $164.15 $ 160.291%12500
Warren Buffett 2014-09-30 Add 114.38%0.37%$151.4 - $164.15 $ 160.291%4950096
John Burbank 2014-06-30 Add 48.73%0.62%$117.83 - $154.84 $ 160.2916%705153
George Soros 2014-06-30 Reduce -18.72%0.36%$117.83 - $154.84 $ 160.2916%1286908
Warren Buffett 2014-06-30 New Buy0.34%$117.83 - $154.84 $ 160.2916%2309013
John Griffin 2014-06-30 Reduce -3.53%0.14%$117.83 - $154.84 $ 160.2916%2730000
Mario Gabelli 2014-06-30 Add 36.59%$117.83 - $154.84 $ 160.2916%21650
Lee Ainslie 2014-03-31 Sold Out 2.1%$121.25 - $138.86 $ 160.2922%0
John Burbank 2014-03-31 New Buy1.6%$121.25 - $138.86 $ 160.2922%474103
Steve Mandel 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.46%$121.25 - $138.86 $ 160.2922%0
George Soros 2014-03-31 Add 10.15%0.18%$121.25 - $138.86 $ 160.2922%1583288
Mario Gabelli 2014-03-31 Add 46.08%$121.25 - $138.86 $ 160.2922%15850
Lee Ainslie 2013-12-31 Reduce -45.01%1.76%$126.96 - $139.01 $ 160.2921%1168206
John Griffin 2013-12-31 Add 29.45%0.91%$126.96 - $139.01 $ 160.2921%2835000
Steve Mandel 2013-12-31 Reduce -60.31%0.72%$126.96 - $139.01 $ 160.2921%774527
George Soros 2013-12-31 Reduce -6.94%0.16%$126.96 - $139.01 $ 160.2921%1437393
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/B 180.10
CHTR's P/B is ranked higher than
65% of the 1009 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.99 vs. CHTR: 180.10 )
CHTR' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.07   Max: 234.88
Current: 180.1

2.07
234.88
P/S 1.92
CHTR's P/S is ranked higher than
77% of the 1009 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. CHTR: 1.92 )
CHTR' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.56   Max: 1.98
Current: 1.92

0.56
1.98
PFCF 100.81
CHTR's PFCF is ranked higher than
82% of the 1009 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 83.50 vs. CHTR: 100.81 )
CHTR' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 5.63   Max: 102.15
Current: 100.81

5.63
102.15
EV-to-EBIT 35.83
CHTR's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
76% of the 1009 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 17.99 vs. CHTR: 35.83 )
CHTR' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -9.9   Max: 36.3
Current: 35.83

-9.9
36.3
Current Ratio 0.23
CHTR's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 919 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. CHTR: 0.23 )
CHTR' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 0.88
Current: 0.23

0.09
0.88
Quick Ratio 0.23
CHTR's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 919 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. CHTR: 0.23 )
CHTR' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 0.88
Current: 0.23

0.09
0.88

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/DCF (Projected) 4.45
CHTR's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
83% of the 1009 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. CHTR: 4.45 )
CHTR' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 4.32   Max: 12.02
Current: 4.45

4.32
12.02
Price/Median PS Value 1.85
CHTR's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
70% of the 1009 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. CHTR: 1.85 )
CHTR' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 1.8
Current: 1.85

0.6
1.8
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 2.80
CHTR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
74% of the 902 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. CHTR: 2.80 )
CHTR' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.8   Max: 6.3
Current: 2.8

2.8
6.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 1.56
CHTR's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
77% of the 755 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 7.34 vs. CHTR: 1.56 )
CHTR' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -6.8   Max: 2.1
Current: 1.56

-6.8
2.1

Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Pay TV
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Charter Communications Inc was organized as a Delaware corporation in 1999. The Company is a provider of cable services in the United States, offers a variety of entertainment, information and communications solutions to residential and commercial customers. The Company has one reportable segment, broadband services. Commercial services offered through Charter Business, include scalable broadband communications solutions for businesses and carrier organizations of all sizes such as Internet access, data networking, fiber connectivity to cellular towers and office buildings, video entertainment services and business telephone services. Internet services includes Internet portal, Charter.net, which provides multiple e-mail addresses, as well as variety of content and media from local, national and international providers including entertainment, games, news and sports. The Company provides voice communications services primarily using VoIP technology to transmit digital voice signals over the network. Charter Voice includes unlimited nationwide calling, voicemail, call waiting, caller ID, call forwarding and other features. The digital video services include a digital set-top box, an interactive electronic programming guide with parental controls, an expanded menu of digital tiers, premium and pay-per-view channels, including OnDemand (available nearly everywhere), digital quality music channels and the option to also receive a cable card. Its main competitors for high-speed Internet services are the broadband services provided by telephone companies, including both traditional DSL, fiber-to-the-node, and fiber-to-the-home offerings. Its main competitors for telephone services are established telephone companies, other telephone service providers, and other carriers, including VoIP providers. The Company is subject to additional federal, state, and local laws and regulations that impose additional subscriber and employee privacy restrictions.
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