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The new Charter is not like the old Charter. What was once three telecommunications companies Charter Communications, Time Warner Cable, and Bright House Networks is now one that calls itself Spectrum to consumers. The new entity, quadruple the size of the old one, gives it a broader U.S. footprint, reach into almost 50 million homes and businesses, and expanded sales and marketing forces. The company was subject to much speculation that it might tie up with larger peer Verizon, but Charter instead partnered with Comcast on an expansive wireless services agreement that requires one to seek the other’s approval for a major transaction with a wireless company.

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Company Info

Thomas M. Rutledge
CEO Title
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
HQ Location
Stamford, CT
Years on Fortune 500 List17
Acquired Time Warner Cable (2015 rank:116), May 18, 2016.

Charter Communications Rank History


Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$29,003197.3%
Profits ($M)$3,522-
Assets ($M)$149,067-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$40,139-
Market Value — as of March 31, 2017 ($M)$100,595-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues12.1%
Profits as % of Assets2.4%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity8.8%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)15.94
EPS % Change (from 2015)-
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)-
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)-

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2016)42.2%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)35.5%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)-