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Charter Communications

Courtesy of Charter Communications
  • Previous Rank74
  • Revenues ($M)$43,634.0
  • Revenue Percent Change4.9%
  • Profits ($M)$1,230.0
  • Profits Percent Change-87.6%
  • Assets ($M)$146,130.0
  • Employees98,000

Charter continues to lose cable customers to cord-cutting, and its landline telephone user base is shrinking even faster. But the Connecticut-based telecom giant is flying high all the same thanks to healthy growth in its Internet business, which helped it post revenue growth of nearly 5% from the previous year. Meanwhile, the company also has a fledgling cell phone service business, Spectrum Mobile, which existing Internet customers can sign up for in a bundle. Investors like what they see: Charter’s share price is up approximately 34% in the past year, hitting an all-time high of $377 in May.

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Company Info

CEO
Thomas M. Rutledge
CEO Title
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Sector
Telecommunications
Industry
Telecommunications
HQ Location
Stamford, Conn.
Websitehttp://www.charter.com
Years on Fortune 500 List19
Employees98,000

Charter Communications Rank History

Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$43,634.04.9%
Profits ($M)$1,230.0-87.6%
Assets ($M)$146,130.0-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$36,285.0-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues2.8%
Profits as % of Assets0.8%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity3.4%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)5.22
EPS % Change (from 2017)-84.7%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)-
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)-

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2018)-15.2%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)13.5%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)-