OverviewSuggest Edit

Charter Communications is a broadband connectivity company and cable operator that offers its services to consumers and businesses under the branding of Spectrum. It provides consumer and commercial cable television, internet, telephone, and wireless services. The company also delivers tailored advertising and production for the media landscape through Spectrum Reach and distributes news coverage, sports, and original programming to its customers through Spectrum Networks and Spectrum Originals.

TypePublic
Founded1993
HQStamford, CT, US
Websitecorporate.charter.com
Overall CultureD-

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)95,100(-2%)
Job Openings2,204
Revenue (FY, 2020)$48.1 B(+6%)
Share Price (Sept 2021)$755.9
Cybersecurity ratingFMore

Key People/Management at Charter Communications

Thomas M. Rutledge

Thomas M. Rutledge

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
John Bickham

John Bickham

President and Chief Operating Officer
Thomas E. Adams

Thomas E. Adams

Executive Vice President, Field Operations
Bill Archer

Bill Archer

Executive Vice President and President, Spectrum Enterprise
Michael Bair

Michael Bair

Executive Vice President, Spectrum Networks
Cameron R. Blanchard

Cameron R. Blanchard

Executive Vice President, Communications
Show more

Charter Communications Office Locations

Charter Communications has an office in Stamford
Stamford, CT, US (HQ)
400 Atlantic St 9th Floor
Show all (1)

Charter Communications Financials and Metrics

Charter Communications Revenue

Charter Communications's revenue was reported to be $48.1 b in FY, 2020
USD

Revenue (FY, 2020)

48.1b

Net income (FY, 2020)

3.7b

EBIT (FY, 2020)

8.4b

Market capitalization (20-Sept-2021)

139.0b

Closing stock price (20-Sept-2021)

755.9
Charter Communications's current market capitalization is $139 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

41.6b43.6b45.8b48.1b

Revenue growth, %

43%5%5%

Cost of goods sold

26.5b27.9b29.2b

Gross profit

15.0b15.8b16.5b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Revenue

10.7b10.9b10.9b11.2b11.3b11.5b11.7b11.7b12.0b

Cost of goods sold

6.8b6.9b7.0b7.2b7.2b7.4b7.4b7.3b

Gross profit

3.8b4.0b3.9b4.0b4.1b4.0b4.3b4.4b

Gross profit Margin, %

36%37%36%35%36%35%37%38%
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

621.0m551.0m3.5b

Accounts Receivable

1.6b1.7b2.2b

Prepaid Expenses

299.0m446.0m761.0m

Current Assets

2.6b2.7b6.5b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Cash

576.0m773.0m612.0m1.5b696.0m508.0m2.9b2.1b

Accounts Receivable

1.4b1.6b1.7b1.6b2.1b2.3b2.1b2.0b

Prepaid Expenses

413.0m358.0m381.0m722.0m574.0m596.0m760.0m674.0m

Current Assets

2.4b2.8b2.7b3.8b3.3b3.4b5.8b4.8b
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

10.1b1.5b2.0b3.7b

Depreciation and Amortization

10.6b10.3b9.9b9.7b

Accounts Payable

449.0m125.0m(103.0m)291.0m

Cash From Operating Activities

12.0b11.8b11.7b14.6b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Net Income

223.0m562.0m1.1b317.0m703.0m1.2b467.0m1.3b2.3b

Depreciation and Amortization

2.7b5.3b7.8b2.6b5.1b7.5b2.5b4.9b7.3b

Accounts Payable

(300.0m)(69.0m)(80.0m)(199.0m)(240.0m)(75.0m)(155.0m)(127.0m)61.0m

Cash From Operating Activities

2.7b5.8b8.6b2.7b5.4b8.4b3.2b6.7b10.4b
USDFY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

438.6k

Debt/Equity

1.5 x

Debt/Assets

0.5 x

Financial Leverage

3.1 x
Show all financial metrics

Charter Communications Operating Metrics

Charter Communications's Customers was reported to be 30.5 m in Q2, 2020. Charter Communications's Enterprise Customers was reported to be 270 k in Q2, 2020.
Show all operating metrics

Charter Communications Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Clearview NetworksApril 04, 2016
SpectrumCoMay 26, 2015$56 b
Bright House NetworksMarch 31, 2015$10 b
Fanch CommunicationsJanuary 02, 2002
Vista Broadband CommunicationsJanuary 02, 2002
Renaissance Media LLCApril 23, 1999
Helicon CableMarch 23, 1999
Adcast North Carolina Cable Advertising
Adlink Cable Advertising
Alabanza LLC
Show more

Charter Communications Revenue Breakdown

Embed Graph

Charter Communications revenue breakdown by business segment: 5.7% from Enterprise, 8.6% from Small and Medium Business, 37.0% from Internet, 39.1% from Video and 9.6% from Other

Charter Communications Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

F

39/100

SecurityScorecard logo

Charter Communications Online and Social Media Presence

Embed Graph

Charter Communications Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    D-

    54/100

  • CEO Rating

    D+

    61/100

  • Compensation

    C-

    60/100

  • Diversity

    A-

    75/100

Learn more on Comparably

Charter Communications News and Updates

Charter Communications stock downgraded amid competitive concerns

Bernstein analyst Peter Supino downgraded Charter Communications Inc. shares to market perform from outperform late Sunday, citing concerns about the potential for rising competition and possible new leadership at the Federal Communications Commission. While rival T-Mobile US Inc. is limited in th…

Stocks This Week: Buy JP Morgan And Sell Short Charter Communications

Here is are two trading recommendations for the short term.

Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority To Bring Free High-Speed Broadband To More Than 4,500 Residents Of Affordable Housing Units In A New Collaboration With Charter Communications

CMHA to Provide Spectrum Internet® to Residents in 18 Properties CMHA to Provide Spectrum Internet® to Residents in 18 Properties

Charter Hits Goal to Improve the Health and Safety of 50,000 Homes Nationwide Through Spectrum Housing Assist

Charter Communications, Inc. today announced the company has met its commitment to make 50,000 homes safer and healthier by the end of 2020 through its first signature philanthropic initiative, Spectrum Housing Assist (SHA). Charter employee volunteers working with nonprofit partner Homefront reache…

Charter Communications (CHTR) to Release Earnings on Friday

Charter Communications (NASDAQ:CHTR) is scheduled to be posting its quarterly earnings results before the market opens on Friday, October 30th. Analysts expect Charter Communications to post earnings of $3.00 per share for the quarter. Individual that are interested in participating in the company's…

Spectrum News 1 to Debut New Exclusive Weekly Public Affairs Program ‘In Focus Wisconsin’ on Sunday, October 25 at 9:30 A.M.

Spectrum News 1 today announced the launch of “In Focus Wisconsin,” a new weekly public affairs program exclusive to Spectrum’s video and internet customers, premiering on Sunday, October 25 at 9:30 a.m. For the debut show, Wisconsin Lieutenant Governor Mandela Barnes, GOP Chairman Andrew Hitt and E…
Show more

Charter Communications Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Charter Communications founded?

    Charter Communications was founded in 1993.

  • Who are Charter Communications key executives?

    Charter Communications's key executives are Thomas M. Rutledge, John Bickham and Thomas E. Adams.

  • How many employees does Charter Communications have?

    Charter Communications has 95,100 employees.

  • What is Charter Communications revenue?

    Latest Charter Communications annual revenue is $48.1 b.

  • What is Charter Communications revenue per employee?

    Latest Charter Communications revenue per employee is $505.8 k.

  • Who are Charter Communications competitors?

    Competitors of Charter Communications include T-Mobile USA, Cogeco and AT&T.

  • Where is Charter Communications headquarters?

    Charter Communications headquarters is located at 400 Atlantic St 9th Floor, Stamford.

  • Where are Charter Communications offices?

    Charter Communications has an office in Stamford.

  • How many offices does Charter Communications have?

    Charter Communications has 1 office.