News stories about Charter Communications (NASDAQ:CHTR) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Charter Communications earned a daily sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the company an impact score of 45.8392374602495 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.
These are some of the media stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:
A number of research firms have issued reports on CHTR. Robert W. Baird reissued a “hold” rating and set a $365.00 price target on shares of Charter Communications in a research report on Wednesday, October 4th. Royal Bank of Canada reissued a “buy” rating and set a $420.00 price target on shares of Charter Communications in a research report on Monday, September 18th. Macquarie reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $430.00 price objective on shares of Charter Communications in a research note on Tuesday, October 3rd. Wells Fargo & Co reaffirmed a “market perform” rating and set a $359.00 price objective (up previously from $340.00) on shares of Charter Communications in a research note on Thursday, January 4th. Finally, Moffett Nathanson reaffirmed a “neutral” rating on shares of Charter Communications in a research note on Monday, October 16th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have issued a hold rating and twelve have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $382.53.
Shares of Charter Communications (NASDAQ:CHTR) opened at $354.00 on Friday. The stock has a market cap of $88,007.94, a PE ratio of 219.88, a P/E/G ratio of 2.62 and a beta of 1.05. Charter Communications has a fifty-two week low of $292.84 and a fifty-two week high of $408.83. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.55, a current ratio of 0.40 and a quick ratio of 0.40.
Charter Communications (NASDAQ:CHTR) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The company reported $0.19 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.96 by ($0.77). The business had revenue of $10.46 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $10.49 billion. Charter Communications had a return on equity of 0.91% and a net margin of 1.93%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 4.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.69 earnings per share. equities analysts predict that Charter Communications will post 2.22 earnings per share for the current year.
In other Charter Communications news, CFO Christopher L. Winfrey purchased 3,100 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, October 30th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $323.61 per share, for a total transaction of $1,003,191.00. Following the completion of the purchase, the chief financial officer now directly owns 49,916 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $16,153,316.76. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. 0.56% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.
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Charter Communications Company Profile
Charter Communications, Inc (Charter) is a provider of cable services, offering various entertainments, information and communications solutions to residential and commercial customers. The Company’s services include Video Services, Internet Services, Voice Services, Commercial Services and Advertising Services.
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