How did Charter Communications Inc. (CHTR) surprise investors with its report?

A share price of Charter Communications Inc. [CHTR] is currently trading at $333.96, up down -5.40%. In order to assess the stock’s recent performance, you can check whether its short-term value is rising or falling. The CHTR shares have lost -11.18% over the last week, with a monthly amount drifted -22.71%, and not seem to be holding up well over a long-time horizon.

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On 21, September 2022, CHARTER COMMUNICATIONS NAMES CHRIS WINFREY PRESIDENT AND CEO EFFECTIVE DECEMBER 1. In a post published today on Yahoo Finance, Tom Rutledge to Serve as Executive Chairman of the Company and its Board of Directors through 2023.

From an analyst’s perspective:

Charter Communications Inc. [NASDAQ: CHTR] stock has seen the most recent analyst activity on August 15, 2022, when Atlantic Equities downgraded its rating to a Neutral and also revised its price target to $477 from $755. Previously, Argus downgraded its rating to Hold on August 09, 2022. On August 01, 2022, downgrade downgraded it’s rating to Underweight and revised its price target to $388 on the stock. BofA Securities downgraded its rating to a Neutral but stick to its price target of $100 on May 03, 2022. Rosenblatt initiated its recommendation with a Buy and recommended $732 as its price target on April 19, 2022. Truist downgraded its rating to Hold for this stock on March 01, 2022, and downed its price target to $600. In a note dated January 24, 2022, RBC Capital Mkts upgraded an Outperform rating on this stock and revised its target price from $770 to $690.

Charter Communications Inc. experienced fluctuations in its stock price throughout the past year between $352.79 and $762.84. Currently, Wall Street analysts expect the stock to reach $546.88 within the next 12 months. Charter Communications Inc. [NASDAQ: CHTR] shares were valued at $333.96 at the most recent close of the market. An investor can expect a potential return of 63.76% based on the average price forecast.

Analyzing the CHTR fundamentals

During the last quarter, Charter Communications Inc. [NASDAQ:CHTR] saw sales of 13.6 billion, an improvement of 6.20%. Gross Margin for this corporation currently stands at +39.87% with Operating Margin at +21.00%, Pretax Margin comes in at +12.36%, and Net Margin reading is +9.01%.

Before buying any particular stock, readers tend to pay close attention to the indicators that support and create resistance. The company’s stock is currently sitting at 326.02 points at the first support level, and at 318.09 for the second support level. However, for the 1st resistance point, the stock is sitting at 347.41, and for the 2nd resistance point, it is at 360.87.

Charter Communications Inc. [CHTR] reported earnings per share of $6.9 for its fiscal quarter that ended on 3/30/2022. Based on the Wall Street analysts’ estimates, the company was expected to report earnings of $6.47/share, meaning a difference of $0.43 and a surprise factor of 6.60%. By comparison, the stated earnings for the previous quarter ended on 12/30/2021 were $8.93 per share as compared to estimates of $6.89 per share, a difference of $2.04 representing a surprise of 29.60%.

Ratios To Look Out For

A current ratio of 0.30 is a noteworthy aspect of Charter Communications Inc. [NASDAQ:CHTR]. In addition, the Quick Ratio stands at 0.29 and the Cash Ratio stands at 0.05. Considering the valuation of this stock, the price to sales ratio is 2.44, the price to book ratio is 8.02 and the P/E (TTM) ratio is 10.73.

Transactions by insiders

In the past 3 months, 1 insiders have purchased 198 shares, and 3 have sold 1,243,279 shares. Recent insider trading involved Hargis Jonathan, EVP/Chief Marketing Officer, that happened on May 17 when 3000.0 shares were sold. EVP/Chief Marketing Officer, Hargis Jonathan completed a deal on May 16 to sell 2300.0 shares. Meanwhile, Chief Operating Officer Winfrey Christopher L bought 2750.0 shares on Feb 01.