News articles about Charter Communications (NASDAQ:CHTR) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Charter Communications earned a media sentiment score of 0.21 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the company an impact score of 45.8298495553346 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.
Here are some of the headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s rankings:
Charter Communications (NASDAQ CHTR) traded up $0.80 during trading hours on Friday, hitting $366.05. 1,381,533 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,461,462. Charter Communications has a 52 week low of $306.16 and a 52 week high of $408.83. The company has a quick ratio of 0.40, a current ratio of 0.40 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.55. The company has a market capitalization of $90,800.00, a PE ratio of 198.94, a P/E/G ratio of 2.55 and a beta of 1.06.
Charter Communications (NASDAQ:CHTR) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The company reported $0.19 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.96 by ($0.77). Charter Communications had a net margin of 1.93% and a return on equity of 0.91%. The firm had revenue of $10.46 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $10.49 billion. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.69 EPS. The business’s revenue was up 4.2% on a year-over-year basis. analysts anticipate that Charter Communications will post 2.21 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
A number of research analysts have commented on the stock. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Charter Communications from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday. Robert W. Baird restated a “hold” rating and set a $365.00 price target on shares of Charter Communications in a research note on Wednesday, October 4th. Wells Fargo & Co restated a “market perform” rating and set a $359.00 price target (up previously from $340.00) on shares of Charter Communications in a research note on Thursday, January 4th. Moffett Nathanson restated a “neutral” rating on shares of Charter Communications in a research note on Monday, October 16th. Finally, SunTrust Banks restated a “buy” rating and set a $380.00 price target on shares of Charter Communications in a research note on Friday, October 27th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have given a hold rating and twelve have assigned a buy rating to the company. Charter Communications currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $382.53.
In related news, CFO Christopher L. Winfrey purchased 3,100 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, October 30th. The stock was acquired at an average price of $323.61 per share, with a total value of $1,003,191.00. Following the completion of the acquisition, the chief financial officer now directly owns 49,916 shares in the company, valued at approximately $16,153,316.76. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Company insiders own 0.56% of the company’s stock.
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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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