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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

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industry
vs
history
Equity to Asset 0.01
CHTR's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
61% of the 984 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.37 vs. CHTR: 0.01 )
CHTR' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.76   Max: 0.16
Current: 0.01

-0.76
0.16
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 0.74
M-Score: -2.82
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 (%) 10.85
CHTR's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1034 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 11.66 vs. CHTR: 10.85 )
CHTR' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -94.66   Max: 14.51
Current: 10.85

-94.66
14.51
Net-margin (%) -2.01
CHTR's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 1038 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 5.91 vs. CHTR: -2.01 )
CHTR' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -91.2   Max: -0.01
Current: -2.01

-91.2
-0.01
ROE (%) -142.97
CHTR's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 993 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 11.06 vs. CHTR: -142.97 )
CHTR' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -191.47   Max: -4.4
Current: -142.97

-191.47
-4.4
ROA (%) -0.94
CHTR's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 1044 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 4.07 vs. CHTR: -0.94 )
CHTR' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -22.24   Max: -0.57
Current: -0.94

-22.24
-0.57
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 12.07
CHTR's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1036 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 20.41 vs. CHTR: 12.07 )
CHTR' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -59.23   Max: 17.35
Current: 12.07

-59.23
17.35
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 8.30
CHTR's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 900 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. CHTR: 8.30 )
CHTR' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -62.8   Max: 63.1
Current: 8.3

-62.8
63.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 7.50
CHTR's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 823 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. CHTR: 7.50 )
CHTR' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -69.1   Max: 144.8
Current: 7.5

-69.1
144.8
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -20.70
CHTR's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 735 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. CHTR: -20.70 )
CHTR' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -40   Max: 375.5
Current: -20.7

-40
375.5
» CHTR's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

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 774,527 sh (unchged)
Steve Mandel Sold Out
Lee Ainslie Sold Out
Jana Partners 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)
Jana Partners 1,673,329 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)
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%)
Warren Buffett 6,198,237 sh (unchged)
John Griffin 2,730,000 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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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
Forward P/E 55.87
CHTR's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
62% of the 1163 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 38.91 vs. CHTR: 55.87 )
N/A
P/B 139.60
CHTR's P/B is ranked higher than
50% of the 1163 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. CHTR: 139.60 )
CHTR' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.07   Max: 234.88
Current: 139.6

2.07
234.88
P/S 2.20
CHTR's P/S is ranked higher than
55% of the 1163 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 vs. CHTR: 2.20 )
CHTR' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.56   Max: 2.3
Current: 2.2

0.56
2.3
PFCF 117.20
CHTR's PFCF is ranked higher than
67% of the 1163 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 47.02 vs. CHTR: 117.20 )
CHTR' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 5.63   Max: 120.64
Current: 117.2

5.63
120.64
POCF 8.69
CHTR's POCF is ranked higher than
83% of the 1163 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 9.63 vs. CHTR: 8.69 )
CHTR' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 2.09   Max: 8.81
Current: 8.69

2.09
8.81
EV-to-EBIT 42.85
CHTR's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
76% of the 1163 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 19.12 vs. CHTR: 42.85 )
CHTR' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -9.9   Max: 42.7
Current: 42.85

-9.9
42.7
Current Ratio 0.23
CHTR's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
58% of the 1014 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. CHTR: 0.23 )
CHTR' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.19   Max: 0.83
Current: 0.23

0.19
0.83
Quick Ratio 0.23
CHTR's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
58% of the 1014 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. CHTR: 0.23 )
CHTR' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.19   Max: 0.83
Current: 0.23

0.19
0.83
Days Sales Outstanding 11.42
CHTR's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
97% of the 1163 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 57.32 vs. CHTR: 11.42 )
CHTR' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 10.47   Max: 402.13
Current: 11.42

10.47
402.13

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/DCF (Projected) 4.70
CHTR's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1163 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. CHTR: 4.70 )
CHTR' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 4.18   Max: 8.42
Current: 4.7

4.18
8.42
Price/Median PS Value 2.10
CHTR's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
64% of the 1163 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. CHTR: 2.10 )
CHTR' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.59   Max: 1.85
Current: 2.1

0.59
1.85
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 2.30
CHTR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
65% of the 1028 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. CHTR: 2.30 )
CHTR' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.3   Max: 6.3
Current: 2.3

2.3
6.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 39.78
CHTR's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
97% of the 685 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 8.83 vs. CHTR: 39.78 )
CHTR' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -4.3   Max: 40.2
Current: 39.78

-4.3
40.2

Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Pay TV
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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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