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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 : 5/10

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industry
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history
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 0.69
M-Score: -2.91
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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history
Operating margin (%) 10.73
CHTR's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 445 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 8.33 vs. CHTR: 10.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
CHTR' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -94.66  Med: 6.36 Max: 14.51
Current: 10.73
-94.66
14.51
Net-margin (%) -2.45
CHTR's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
73% of the 445 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 4.43 vs. CHTR: -2.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
CHTR' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -91.2  Med: -12.17 Max: -0.01
Current: -2.45
-91.2
-0.01
ROE (%) -200.53
CHTR's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
97% of the 422 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 8.01 vs. CHTR: -200.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
CHTR' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -191.47  Med: -74.93 Max: -4.4
Current: -200.53
-191.47
-4.4
ROA (%) -1.09
CHTR's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
71% of the 452 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 3.29 vs. CHTR: -1.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
CHTR' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -22.24  Med: -4.08 Max: -0.57
Current: -1.09
-22.24
-0.57
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 10.55
CHTR's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 449 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 14.77 vs. CHTR: 10.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
CHTR' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -28.64  Med: 8.83 Max: 16.46
Current: 10.55
-28.64
16.46
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 8.30
CHTR's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 378 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. CHTR: 8.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CHTR' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -62.8  Med: 3.90 Max: 63.1
Current: 8.3
-62.8
63.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 7.50
CHTR's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 317 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.70 vs. CHTR: 7.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CHTR' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -69.1  Med: 7.50 Max: 146.6
Current: 7.5
-69.1
146.6
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -20.70
CHTR's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 288 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. CHTR: -20.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CHTR' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -40  Med: -8.30 Max: 375.5
Current: -20.7
-40
375.5
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Financials


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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

CHTR Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jana Partners 1,673,329 sh (New)
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)
Howard Marks Sold Out
Larry Robbins 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)
Jana Partners 3,595,456 sh (+114.87%)
Mario Gabelli 23,650 sh (+9.24%)
Louis Moore Bacon 7,656 sh (+5.22%)
John Griffin 2,730,000 sh (unchged)
Warren Buffett 4,950,096 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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Q4 2014

CHTR Guru Trades in Q4 2014

John Burbank 32,486 sh (+233.19%)
Jim Simons 233,400 sh (+207.92%)
Louis Moore Bacon 12,327 sh (+61.01%)
Warren Buffett 6,198,237 sh (+25.21%)
Steve Mandel 3,269,032 sh (+5.26%)
John Griffin 2,730,000 sh (unchged)
Warren Buffett 6,198,237 sh (unchged)
George Soros Sold Out
Chase Coleman 1,924,086 sh (-4.43%)
Jana Partners 2,379,480 sh (-33.82%)
Mario Gabelli 13,650 sh (-42.28%)
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Q1 2015

CHTR Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 408,900 sh (+75.19%)
John Burbank 39,180 sh (+20.61%)
John Griffin 2,940,000 sh (+7.69%)
Steve Mandel 3,327,979 sh (+1.80%)
Jana Partners Sold Out
Warren Buffett 5,979,136 sh (-3.53%)
Louis Moore Bacon 11,372 sh (-7.75%)
Mario Gabelli 11,450 sh (-16.12%)
Chase Coleman 1,192,541 sh (-38.02%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
Forward P/E 33.78
CHTR's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
82% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 16.81 vs. CHTR: 33.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 248.99
CHTR's P/B is ranked lower than
100% of the 415 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.32 vs. CHTR: 248.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
CHTR' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.07  Med: 44.78 Max: 277.99
Current: 248.99
2.07
277.99
P/S 2.03
CHTR's P/S is ranked lower than
60% of the 435 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. CHTR: 2.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CHTR' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.56  Med: 1.09 Max: 2.27
Current: 2.03
0.56
2.27
PFCF 95.98
CHTR's PFCF is ranked lower than
92% of the 227 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 19.13 vs. CHTR: 95.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
CHTR' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 5.49  Med: 28.36 Max: 113.58
Current: 95.98
5.49
113.58
POCF 8.15
CHTR's POCF is ranked higher than
50% of the 314 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 8.19 vs. CHTR: 8.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
CHTR' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 2.07  Med: 4.55 Max: 9.1
Current: 8.15
2.07
9.1
EV-to-EBIT 40.43
CHTR's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
84% of the 329 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 15.62 vs. CHTR: 40.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CHTR' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -9.9  Med: 21.00 Max: 42.6
Current: 40.43
-9.9
42.6
Current Ratio 0.88
CHTR's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
69% of the 434 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. CHTR: 0.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CHTR' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.29 Max: 0.88
Current: 0.88
0.09
0.88
Quick Ratio 0.88
CHTR's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
65% of the 434 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. CHTR: 0.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CHTR' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.29 Max: 0.88
Current: 0.88
0.09
0.88
Days Sales Outstanding 10.40
CHTR's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
94% of the 374 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 47.75 vs. CHTR: 10.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CHTR' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 10.47  Med: 14.00 Max: 402.13
Current: 10.4
10.47
402.13

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Projected FCF 3.47
CHTR's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
84% of the 217 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. CHTR: 3.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
CHTR' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 3.85  Med: 4.60 Max: 476.35
Current: 3.47
3.85
476.35
Price/Median PS Value 1.87
CHTR's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
86% of the 395 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. CHTR: 1.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
CHTR' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.57  Med: 0.93 Max: 2.1
Current: 1.87
0.57
2.1
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 2.50
CHTR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 440 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. CHTR: 2.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
CHTR' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 2.3  Med: 4.10 Max: 6.3
Current: 2.5
2.3
6.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 20.41
CHTR's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 234 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 9.43 vs. CHTR: 20.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
CHTR' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -4.3  Med: 2.00 Max: 41.3
Current: 20.41
-4.3
41.3

Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Pay TV
Compare:CMCSK, TWC, NPSNY, BSYBY, DISH » details
Traded in other countries:CKZA.Germany,
Charter Communications Inc was organized as a Delaware corporation in 1999. It is a cable operator provides services in the United States for residential and commercial customers. The Company offers its customers traditional cable video programming, Internet services, and voice services, as well as video services such as video on demand, HD television and DVR service. It also sells local advertising on cable networks and provide fiber connectivity to cellular towers. The Company sells the video, Internet and voice services on a subscription basis, often in a bundle of two or more services, providing savings and convenience to its customers. The voice services include unlimited local and long distance calling to the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico, plus other features, including voicemail, call waiting and caller ID. Through Charter Business, the Company provides scalable, tailored broadband communications solutions to business and carrier organizations, such as video entertainment services, Internet access, business telephone services, data networking and fiber connectivity to cellular towers and office buildings. Through its hybrid fiber and coaxial cable network, the Company offer its customers traditional cable video services, as well as video services (such as video on demand, HD television, and DVR service), Internet services and voice services. Its voice services are provided using voice over Internet protocol ("VoIP") technology, to transmit digital voice signals over its systems. The Company's video, Internet, and voice services are offered to residential and commercial customers on a subscription basis, with prices and related charges based on the types of service selected, whether the services are sold as a "bundle" or on an individual basis, and the equipment necessary to receive the services. All of its video customers receive a package of basic programming which generally consists of local broadcast television, local community programming, including governmental and public access, and limited satellite-delivered or non-broadcast channels, such as weather, shopping and religious programming along with a digital set-top box that provides an interactive electronic programming guide with parental controls, access to pay-per-view channels, including video on demand (available nearly everywhere), digital quality music channels and the option to also receive a cable card. The Company's competitors include AT&T Inc. ("AT&T") and Verizon Communications, Inc. ("Verizon"), DirecTV and DISH Network. The Company's operations are subject to additional federal, state, and local laws and regulations that impose additional restrictions on the collection, use and disclosure of consumer, subscriber and employee information.
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