Charter Communications

Charter Communications, Inc. is a holding company. The Company is a cable operator in the United States and a broadband communications services company. The Company operates in cable services segment. It sells video and online advertising inventory to local, regional and national advertising customers and fiber-delivered communications and managed information technology (IT) solutions to enterprise customers. The Company also owns and operates regional sports networks and local sports, news and lifestyle channels and sells security and home management services to the residential marketplace. The Company offers its customers subscription-based video services, including video on demand (VOD), high definition (HD) television, and digital video recorder (DVR) service), Internet services and voice services.
Company Growth (employees)
Stamford, US
Size (employees)
23,800 (est)+3%
Charter Communications was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Stamford, US

Key People at Charter Communications

Thomas Rutledge

Thomas Rutledge

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Tom Adams

Tom Adams

Executive Vice President, Field Operations
James Blackley

James Blackley

Executive Vice President, Engineering and Information Technology
Catherine Bohigian

Catherine Bohigian

Executive Vice President, Government Affairs
John Bickham

John Bickham

President and Chief Operating Officer

Charter Communications Office Locations

Charter Communications has offices in Stamford, Washington, New York and Columbia
Stamford, US (HQ)
400 Atlantic Street, 10th Floor

Charter Communications Data and Metrics

Charter Communications Financial Metrics

Charter Communications's revenue was reported to be $29 b in FY, 2016 which is a 197% increase from the previous period.
Numbers are in $, USD

Revenue (FY, 2016)

29 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

10.3 b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

3.7 b

EBIT (FY, 2016)

3.4 b

EBITDA (FY, 2016)

10.6 b

Market capitalization (26-May-2017)

90.3 b

Closing share price (26-May-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

1.5 b


150.5 b
Charter Communications's current market capitalization is $90.3 b.
Numbers are in $, USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


9.1 b9.8 b29 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

6 b6.4 b18.7 b

Gross profit

3.1 b3.3 b10.3 b

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

8.1 b8.6 b25.6 b

Depreciation and amortization

2.1 b2.1 b6.9 b


3.2 b3.4 b10.6 b

EBITDA margin, %



971 m1.1 b3.4 b

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

911 m1.3 b2.5 b

Pre tax profit

53 m(331 m)820 m

Income tax expense

236 m(60 m)(2.9 b)

Net Income

(183 m)(271 m)3.7 b
Numbers are in $, USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


3 m5 m1.5 b


83 m61 m333 m

Current Assets

371 m345 m3.3 b


8.4 b8.3 b33 b


1.2 b1.2 b29.5 b

Total Assets

24.6 b39.3 b149.1 b

Total Debt

21 b35.7 b61.7 b

Current Liabilities

1.6 b2 b9.6 b

Additional Paid-in Capital

1.9 b2 b39.4 b

Retained Earnings

(1.8 b)(2.1 b)733 m

Total Equity

146 m(46 m)50.4 b

Debt to Equity Ratio

144 x-776.6 x1.2 x

Debt to Assets Ratio

0.9 x0.9 x0.4 x

Financial Leverage

168.2 x-854.7 x3 x
Numbers are in $, USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

(183 m)(271 m)3.7 b

Depreciation and Amortization

2.1 b2.1 b6.9 b

Accounts Receivable

(51 m)5 m(160 m)

Accounts Payable

158 m319 m1 b

Cash From Operating Activities

2.4 b2.4 b8 b

Purchases of PP&E

(2.2 b)(1.8 b)(5.3 b)

Cash From Investing Activities

(9.3 b)(17 b)(11.3 b)

Long-term Borrowings

(2 b)(11.3 b)(10.5 b)

Cash From Financing Activities

6.9 b14.7 b4.8 b

Interest Paid

850 m1 b2.7 b

Income Taxes Paid

13 m3 m63 m
Numbers are in $, USDY, 2016


14.2 x


44.9 x


18.7 x


1.2 m


1.2 x


0.4 x

Financial Leverage

3 x

Charter Communications Operating Metrics

Charter Communications's Customers, consumer was reported to be 26.2 m in FY, 2016
FY, 2015FY, 2016

Enterprise Clients


Monthly Revenue per Enterprise Customer


Customers, consumer

6.67 m26.21 m

Monthly Revenue per Residential Customer


Charter Communications Market Value History

Charter Communications Median Salaries

Source: 100 public H-1B filings from Charter Communications

Charter Communications Online and Social Media Presence

Charter Communications Company Life and Culture

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