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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 : 7/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.03
CHTR's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
92% of the 482 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. CHTR: 0.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
CHTR' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.01 Max: N/A
Current: 0.03
Equity to Asset -0.01
CHTR's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
94% of the 471 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. CHTR: -0.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
CHTR' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.09  Med: 0.00 Max: 0.16
Current: -0.01
-1.09
0.16
Interest Coverage 0.79
CHTR's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
92% of the 353 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 6.54 vs. CHTR: 0.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
CHTR' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19  Med: 1.01 Max: 1.17
Current: 0.79
0.19
1.17
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 0.45
M-Score: -2.47
WACC vs ROIC
4.48%
3.31%
WACC
ROIC
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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 11.76
CHTR's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 476 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 7.74 vs. CHTR: 11.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
CHTR' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.48  Med: 11.00 Max: 14.51
Current: 11.76
-9.48
14.51
Net-margin (%) -3.81
CHTR's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
75% of the 478 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. CHTR: -3.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
CHTR' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -37.83  Med: -4.59 Max: -2.01
Current: -3.81
-37.83
-2.01
ROA (%) -1.19
CHTR's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 487 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.48 vs. CHTR: -1.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
CHTR' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.17  Med: -2.16 Max: -0.85
Current: -1.19
-17.17
-0.85
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 12.33
CHTR's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 481 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 14.87 vs. CHTR: 12.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
CHTR' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.9  Med: 12.19 Max: 15.84
Current: 12.33
-12.9
15.84
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 5.00
CHTR's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 421 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. CHTR: 5.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CHTR' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -62.4  Med: 4.25 Max: 63.1
Current: 5
-62.4
63.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 3.90
CHTR's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 350 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. CHTR: 3.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CHTR' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -68.8  Med: 7.65 Max: 144.6
Current: 3.9
-68.8
144.6
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -7.40
CHTR's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 313 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. CHTR: -7.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CHTR' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -39.3  Med: -7.90 Max: 379
Current: -7.4
-39.3
379
» CHTR's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-08-04)


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
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Guru Trades

Q2 2015

CHTR Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Lee Ainslie 896,954 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 28,905 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 658,000 sh (New)
Daniel Loeb 100,000 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 80,000 sh (+603.48%)
Steve Mandel 5,377,312 sh (+61.58%)
Warren Buffett 8,514,678 sh (+42.41%)
John Burbank 51,394 sh (+31.17%)
Jim Simons 466,000 sh (+13.96%)
Steve Mandel 3,050,000 sh (unchged)
John Griffin 2,940,000 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 8,550 sh (-25.33%)
Chase Coleman 402,909 sh (-66.21%)
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Q3 2015

CHTR Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Larry Robbins 202,104 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 378,280 sh (New)
First Eagle Investment 647,012 sh (New)
Diamond Hill Capital 208,827 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 3,884,492 sh (New)
George Soros 20,000 sh (New)
Steve Mandel 6,550,257 sh (+21.81%)
Warren Buffett 10,281,603 sh (+20.75%)
Mario Gabelli 8,912 sh (+4.23%)
Steve Mandel 3,050,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 100,000 sh (unchged)
John Burbank Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Lee Ainslie Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Daniel Loeb Sold Out
John Griffin 2,415,000 sh (-17.86%)
Chase Coleman 315,000 sh (-21.82%)
Steven Cohen 149,000 sh (-77.36%)
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Q4 2015

CHTR Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Lee Ainslie 952,318 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 11,673 sh (New)
Jim Simons 62,200 sh (New)
Larry Robbins 555,748 sh (+174.98%)
Chase Coleman 698,980 sh (+121.90%)
First Eagle Investment 1,055,905 sh (+63.20%)
Steven Cohen 230,000 sh (+54.36%)
Jeremy Grantham 5,220,158 sh (+34.38%)
RS Investment Management 385,470 sh (+1.90%)
Diamond Hill Capital 209,846 sh (+0.49%)
Paul Tudor Jones 100,000 sh (unchged)
Warren Buffett 10,281,603 sh (unchged)
John Griffin 2,415,000 sh (unchged)
George Soros Sold Out
Steve Mandel 4,727,605 sh (-27.83%)
Mario Gabelli 6,412 sh (-28.05%)
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Q1 2016

CHTR Guru Trades in Q1 2016

David Carlson 140,000 sh (New)
John Burbank 134,270 sh (New)
George Soros 27,586 sh (New)
Jim Simons 507,324 sh (+715.63%)
Chase Coleman 1,960,980 sh (+180.55%)
Diamond Hill Capital 406,233 sh (+93.59%)
Warren Buffett 10,326,803 sh (+0.44%)
Mario Gabelli 6,412 sh (unchged)
Lee Ainslie Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Steve Mandel 4,588,878 sh (-2.93%)
John Griffin 2,204,500 sh (-8.72%)
RS Investment Management 331,350 sh (-14.04%)
Steven Cohen 184,400 sh (-19.83%)
Larry Robbins 282,039 sh (-49.25%)
First Eagle Investment 426,898 sh (-59.57%)
Jeremy Grantham 2,073,956 sh (-60.27%)
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Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Pay TV
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Traded in other countries:CQD.Germany,
Charter Communications Inc is a cable operator providing services in the United States. It offers cable video programming, Internet services, and voice services, as well as video services such as video on demand, HD television and DVR service.

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.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
Forward P/E 59.17
CHTR's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
92% of the 121 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 17.39 vs. CHTR: 59.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 59.00
CHTR's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
88% of the 207 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 15.07 vs. CHTR: 59.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
CHTR' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.01  Med: 19.98 Max: 63.66
Current: 59
6.01
63.66
P/S 2.25
CHTR's P/S is ranked lower than
69% of the 468 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. CHTR: 2.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CHTR' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.56  Med: 1.47 Max: 2.43
Current: 2.25
0.56
2.43
PFCF 58.15
CHTR's PFCF is ranked lower than
86% of the 243 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 17.43 vs. CHTR: 58.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
CHTR' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.48  Med: 34.61 Max: 113.23
Current: 58.15
5.48
113.23
POCF 9.91
CHTR's POCF is ranked lower than
69% of the 313 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 6.79 vs. CHTR: 9.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
CHTR' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.07  Med: 5.48 Max: 10.69
Current: 9.91
2.07
10.69
EV-to-EBIT 49.88
CHTR's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
87% of the 352 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 15.56 vs. CHTR: 49.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CHTR' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.9  Med: 25.60 Max: 51.5
Current: 49.88
-9.9
51.5
EV-to-EBITDA 17.55
CHTR's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
82% of the 395 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 8.46 vs. CHTR: 17.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
CHTR' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -47.1  Med: 8.80 Max: 18.1
Current: 17.55
-47.1
18.1
Current Ratio 0.84
CHTR's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
66% of the 458 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. CHTR: 0.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CHTR' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.28 Max: 0.88
Current: 0.84
0.09
0.88
Quick Ratio 0.84
CHTR's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
63% of the 458 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. CHTR: 0.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CHTR' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.28 Max: 0.88
Current: 0.84
0.09
0.88
Days Sales Outstanding 9.31
CHTR's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
94% of the 378 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 46.79 vs. CHTR: 9.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CHTR' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.44  Med: 12.64 Max: 14.87
Current: 9.31
10.44
14.87
Days Payable 12.55
CHTR's Days Payable is ranked lower than
89% of the 323 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 60.49 vs. CHTR: 12.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
CHTR' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.21  Med: 12.07 Max: 189.58
Current: 12.55
6.21
189.58

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Projected FCF 5.69
CHTR's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
88% of the 226 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. CHTR: 5.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
CHTR' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.14  Med: 4.37 Max: 472.31
Current: 5.69
3.14
472.31
Price/Median PS Value 1.53
CHTR's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
82% of the 424 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. CHTR: 1.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
CHTR' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 0.98 Max: 1.56
Current: 1.53
0.43
1.56
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 2.00
CHTR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 477 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. CHTR: 2.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
CHTR' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.9  Med: 3.40 Max: 6
Current: 2
1.9
6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 7.68
CHTR's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 241 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 8.10 vs. CHTR: 7.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
CHTR' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.9  Med: 1.90 Max: 40.9
Current: 7.68
-3.9
40.9

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $9,922
EPS (TTM) $ -3.74
Beta1.11
Short Percentage of Float42.72%
52-Week Range $172.67 - 242.84
Shares Outstanding (Mil)101.69

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 10,452 11,302 12,187
EPS ($) -2.95 3.73 2.46
EPS without NRI ($) -2.95 3.73 2.46
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
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