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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, US
Websitespectrum.com
Overall CultureC

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)95,100(-2%)
Job Openings1,302
Revenue (FY, 2019)$45.8 B(+5%)
Share Price (Nov 2020)$647.2 (+2%)
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
Bill Archer

Bill Archer

Executive Vice President, President of Spectrum Enterprise
Thomas Adams

Thomas Adams

Executive Vice President, Field Operations
Michael Bair

Michael Bair

Executive Vice President, Spectrum Networks
Cameron Blanchard

Cameron Blanchard

Senior Vice President, Communications
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Charter Communications Office Locations

Charter Communications has an office in Stamford
Stamford, US (HQ)
400 Atlantic St 9th Floor
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Charter Communications Financials and Metrics

Charter Communications Revenue

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Charter Communications's revenue was reported to be $45.76 b in FY, 2019 which is a 4.9% increase from the previous period.
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Revenue (Q3, 2020)

12.0b

Net income (Q3, 2020)

932.0m

EBIT (Q3, 2020)

2.2b

Market capitalization (13-Nov-2020)

129.4b

Closing stock price (13-Nov-2020)

647.2
Charter Communications's current market capitalization is $129.4 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

41.6b43.6b45.8b

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, 2019

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, 2019

Net Income

10.1b1.5b2.0b

Depreciation and Amortization

10.6b10.3b9.9b

Accounts Payable

449.0m125.0m(103.0m)

Cash From Operating Activities

12.0b11.8b11.7b
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

EV/EBIT

37.4 x

EV/CFO

12.8 x

Revenue/Employee

438.6k

Debt/Equity

1.5 x

Debt/Assets

0.5 x

Financial Leverage

3.1 x

P/E Ratio

9.9
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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.
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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
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Charter Communications Revenue Breakdown

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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

50/100

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Charter Communications Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

40-49

out of 100

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Charter Communications Online and Social Media Presence

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Charter Communications Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C

    63/100

  • CEO Rating

    C-

    64/100

  • Compensation

    B-

    67/100

  • Diversity

    C-

    62/100

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Charter Communications News and Updates

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…

Spectrum Networks Launches Polling and Election Hub with Local Information and Resources to Help Voters Prepare for Election Day

As part of Spectrum Networks’ commitment to cover locally relevant issues, Spectrum News has launched Decision 2020: The Election Hub, a digital destination for voters to find local resources and reliable information to prepare for the 2020 election. Additionally, in partnership with market research…

Spectrum Mobile Expands 5G Coverage Nationwide

Charter is continuing its expansion of next-generation speeds for Spectrum Mobile customers with the availability of nationwide 5G. Now, more customers across Charter’s footprint can enjoy access to faster speeds where they live, work and play.

Charter Closes $1.5 Billion Senior Unsecured Notes

Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: CHTR) (along with its subsidiaries, "Charter") today announced that its subsidiaries, CCO Holdings, LLC and CCO Holdings Capital Corp. (collectively, the "Issuers"), have closed on $1.5 billion in aggregate principal amount of senior unsecured notes due 2032 (th…
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Charter Communications Blogs

Charter Celebrates Black History Month

Special news reports, movie collections and the nation’s first African American-focused news channel are among the activities planned throughout February STAMFORD, CT – Charter Communications, Inc. is celebrating Black History Month throughout February with a variety of initiatives spotlighting Afri…

Charter Taps Global Superstar Ozuna For New Spectrum Campaign

New Hispanic TV ad campaign features the Puerto Rican reggaeton star and his latest hit, “Hasta Que Salga El Sol” STAMFORD, Conn. – Charter Communications, Inc. today announced a new multiplatform Spectrum campaign starring global superstar Ozuna (“Hasta Que Salga El Sol”, “Baila Baila Baila”) aimed…

Spectrum Originals Anthology Series “Manhunt: Deadly Games” Produced by Lionsgate Television to Debut February 3

LOS ANGELES – The hunt is on as Charter Communications’ premium content initiative, Spectrum Originals, launches MANHUNT: DEADLY GAMES on Monday, February 3. All ten episodes of the one-hour anthology series from Lionsgate Television will drop ad-free exclusively on Spectrum’s On Demand platform. Fo…

Spectrum Networks Launches Spectrum News 1 in Central and Western Massachusetts

Spectrum News 1 delivers 24/7 Local News, Weather and Original Programming WORCESTER, Mass. – Spectrum Networks today announced it has launched Spectrum News 1, a new 24/7 format for high-quality, hyperlocal news, weather and sports coverage for Spectrum customers in Central and Western Massachusett…

Spectrum Networks Names Helen Swenson Vice President Content to Oversee Spectrum News NY1

NEW YORK – Spectrum Networks today announced veteran programming and content executive Helen Swenson has been named Vice President, Content, Spectrum News NY1. Swenson will oversee all content development, programming and news efforts, including the strategic planning, creation and execution for Spe…

Charter Announces Spectrum Total Connect

New broadband offering enables large national businesses to connect all their locations STAMFORD, Conn. – Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: CHTR) announces the launch of Spectrum Total Connect, a new high-speed internet offering for large national businesses from Spectrum Business National Accou…
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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 Bill Archer.

  • How many employees does Charter Communications have?

    Charter Communications has 95,100 employees.

  • What is Charter Communications revenue?

    Latest Charter Communications annual revenue is $45.8 b.

  • What is Charter Communications revenue per employee?

    Latest Charter Communications revenue per employee is $481.2 k.

  • Who are Charter Communications competitors?

    Competitors of Charter Communications include Cogeco, AT&T and Verizon.

  • 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.