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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Charter Communications, Inc., CHTR

Charter Communications, Inc., CHTR is in the exchange NASDAQ and its industry is CATV Systems in the sector of Services. Based in USA, Charter Communications, Inc., CHTR  has a market cap of 70002.27. Since its IPO date on the 1/5/2010, Charter Communications, Inc., CHTR performance year to date is 40.48%. Today Charter Communications, Inc., CHTR has gained 0.46%, with a current price of 257.21.

Ownership of the company is 9.50% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 77.70%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 0.00%. Return of assets are at 4.20%, with return on investment at 2.90%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Charter Communications, Inc., CHTR is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 1.49. While Total debt/equity is 1.55. With a profit margin of 20.60%, this is combined with a gross margin of 41.20%, and operating margin of 10.80%. Charter Communications, Inc. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 0.3, while the quick ratio is 0.3.

For the last year Charter Communications, Inc., CHTR has seen a EPS growth of -43.50%. A performance for the year of 44.70%. The 52-week high is -1.73%, and the 52-week low is 64.74%. The average volume for Charter Communications, Inc., CHTR is 1398804.

With a target price of *TBA, can Charter Communications, Inc., CHTR reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Charter Communications, Inc., CHTR. Charter Communications, Inc. has a P/E of 20.34 and a forward P/E of 42.27. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 6.78. Charter Communications, Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 5.13 and 1.17 respectively. For P/cash, Charter Communications, Inc. has a value of 126.13, while it is 123.24 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 257.21, Charter Communications, Inc. has a dividend yield of *TBA. We see a return on equity of 28.10%.

Looking more long-term Charter Communications, Inc., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 3.00%. In the short-term an EPS growth of -17.69% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -43.50% for this year and for the last five years a -2.90% growth has been seen.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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