|Bid||30.16 x 2200|
|Ask||30.22 x 1000|
|Day's Range||29.70 - 30.40|
|52 Week Range||28.85 - 39.33|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||0.46|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||5.87|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||2.04 (6.75%)|
|1y Target Est||N/A|
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Charter Communications (CHTR) has diversified into the wireless space. The company is selling mobile services under the Spectrum Mobile brand. Charter Communications is following Comcast’s (CMCSA) footsteps. The Spectrum Mobile service is new—it was rolled out broadly in September. Comcast has been selling mobile services for a little more than a year under the Xfinity Mobile brand.
Recently, Charter Communications (CHTR) fell below its 20-day moving average, which indicates bearish sentiment the stock. On December 12, Charter Communications stock closed the trading day at $316.78. Based on this figure, the stock was trading 0.9% below its 20-day moving average of $319.55, 0.5% below its 50-day moving average of $318.33, and 1.3% above its 100-day moving average of $312.63.
Charter Communications (CHTR) lost net 66,000 residential video subscribers in the third quarter compared to 104,000 net losses in the same period a year earlier. The company’s number of residential video subscribers decreased ~1.6% YoY (year-over-year) to 16.1 million at the end of September 30. This reduction was mainly the result of intense competition from low-cost OTT (over-the-top) video streaming operators.
to oversee the creative strategy of its consumer streaming service scheduled to launch in late 2019. Mr. Reilly, who is currently chief creative officer of WarnerMedia’s Turner unit and president of the TNT and TBS networks, will remain in those roles as well.
Netflix (NFLX) is facing rising competition in the video streaming market. AT&T (T) is on track to launch its third video streaming service and it has its sight on taking market share from Netflix. Walt Disney (DIS) is not only withdrawing its movies from Netflix but also planning to launch a new video service to challenge Netflix in the video subscription market.
Recent stories on WarnerMedia, Apple, Netflix, Amazon, Quibi and other streaming services reported by The Business Journals and elsewhere.
According to data compiled by Reuters as of December 12, 75% of the 28 analysts covering Charter Communications (CHTR) stock recommended a “buy,” 21% recommended a “hold,” and 4% recommended a “sell.”
During the UBS Global Media and Communications Conference held last week, Thomas Rutledge, Charter Communications’ (CHTR) chair and CEO, discussed the company’s top priorities for 2019. Rutledge stated that the company expects to wrap up the Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks integration process by the end of 2018, with the benefits of recent investments materializing in 2019.
Kevin Reilly, who serves as president of TBS and TNT and chief creative officer for Turner, has added direct-to-consumer to his purview.
Programming costs are significant cost considerations for media companies. Charter Communications’ (CHTR) programming costs have been trending upward over the past few quarters, rising ~2.9% YoY (year-over-year) in the third quarter. Charter’s programming costs rose to $2.8 billion in the third quarter from $2.7 billion in the third quarter of 2017.
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TV network executives offered a mostly optimistic take on esports competitive video game tournaments and several new technologies at the two-day Sports Video Group Summit in New York City.
Both T-Mobile (TMUS) and Sprint (S) have high hopes that their proposed merger will pass the regulatory hurdle. The companies have argued that they need this merger to speed up 5G network development and provide meaningful competition to Verizon (VZ) and AT&T (T).