Investors sold shares of Charter Communications Inc (NASDAQ:CHTR) on strength during trading on Tuesday. $67.51 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $188.21 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $120.70 million out of the stock. Of all companies tracked, Charter Communications had the 19th highest net out-flow for the day. Charter Communications traded up $3.10 for the day and closed at $360.45

A number of equities research analysts have commented on the company. Credit Suisse Group reissued a “neutral” rating and issued a $345.00 target price (up previously from $294.00) on shares of Charter Communications in a report on Friday, February 1st. BidaskClub downgraded Charter Communications from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, December 27th. Royal Bank of Canada set a $400.00 target price on Charter Communications and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Saturday, February 2nd. Zacks Investment Research raised Charter Communications from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $391.00 price target for the company in a research note on Tuesday, February 26th. Finally, Nomura initiated coverage on Charter Communications in a research note on Wednesday, January 16th. They set a “neutral” rating and a $330.00 price target for the company. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating, eleven have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. Charter Communications currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $359.22.

The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.57, a quick ratio of 0.23 and a current ratio of 0.23. The company has a market cap of $80.21 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 69.05, a PEG ratio of 1.27 and a beta of 1.40.

Charter Communications (NASDAQ:CHTR) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, January 31st. The company reported $1.29 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.49 by ($0.20). The business had revenue of $11.23 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $11.15 billion. Charter Communications had a net margin of 2.82% and a return on equity of 2.70%. As a group, research analysts anticipate that Charter Communications Inc will post 7.37 earnings per share for the current year.

In other Charter Communications news, EVP Richard R. Dykhouse sold 11,000 shares of Charter Communications stock in a transaction dated Thursday, February 7th. The stock was sold at an average price of $340.72, for a total value of $3,747,920.00. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now owns 16,610 shares in the company, valued at approximately $5,659,359.20. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Also, EVP Jonathan Hargis sold 15,000 shares of Charter Communications stock in a transaction dated Monday, February 4th. The shares were sold at an average price of $339.51, for a total value of $5,092,650.00. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now owns 15,964 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $5,419,937.64. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 57,233 shares of company stock valued at $19,544,909 in the last 90 days. 0.83% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the business. We Are One Seven LLC purchased a new stake in Charter Communications in the 4th quarter valued at about $26,000. Massey Quick Simon & CO. LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Charter Communications during the 4th quarter worth about $29,000. Whitener Capital Management Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of Charter Communications during the 4th quarter worth about $29,000. Hanson McClain Inc. grew its holdings in shares of Charter Communications by 157.8% during the 4th quarter. Hanson McClain Inc. now owns 116 shares of the company’s stock worth $33,000 after purchasing an additional 71 shares during the period. Finally, Cornerstone Advisors Inc. grew its holdings in shares of Charter Communications by 55.7% during the 3rd quarter. Cornerstone Advisors Inc. now owns 123 shares of the company’s stock worth $40,000 after purchasing an additional 44 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 74.31% of the company’s stock.

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About Charter Communications (NASDAQ:CHTR)

Charter Communications, Inc, through its subsidiaries, provides cable services to residential and commercial customers in the United States. It offers subscription-based video services, including video on demand, high definition television, digital video recorder, pay-per-view, and spectrum mobile and spectrum guide services, as well as ad-supported free online video products.

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