National Pension Service grew its stake in shares of Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHTR) by 2.2% in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 188,808 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 4,136 shares during the period. National Pension Service’s holdings in Charter Communications were worth $63,432,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in the business. MML Investors Services LLC grew its holdings in Charter Communications by 1.3% during the 2nd quarter. MML Investors Services LLC now owns 842 shares of the company’s stock worth $284,000 after acquiring an additional 11 shares in the last quarter. Quadrant Capital Group LLC grew its holdings in Charter Communications by 5.9% during the 2nd quarter. Quadrant Capital Group LLC now owns 681 shares of the company’s stock worth $194,000 after acquiring an additional 38 shares in the last quarter. Colony Group LLC grew its holdings in Charter Communications by 6.8% during the 2nd quarter. Colony Group LLC now owns 813 shares of the company’s stock worth $274,000 after acquiring an additional 52 shares in the last quarter. Nordea Investment Management AB grew its holdings in Charter Communications by 0.5% during the 2nd quarter. Nordea Investment Management AB now owns 10,744 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,619,000 after acquiring an additional 55 shares in the last quarter. Finally, W.G. Shaheen & Associates DBA Whitney & Co grew its holdings in Charter Communications by 11.9% during the 2nd quarter. W.G. Shaheen & Associates DBA Whitney & Co now owns 755 shares of the company’s stock worth $254,000 after acquiring an additional 80 shares in the last quarter. 72.15% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

In other news, CFO Christopher L. Winfrey bought 3,100 shares of Charter Communications stock in a transaction on Monday, October 30th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $323.61 per share, with a total value of $1,003,191.00. Following the purchase, the chief financial officer now directly owns 49,916 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $16,153,316.76. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. Insiders own 0.56% of the company’s stock.

CHTR has been the subject of several recent analyst reports. SunTrust Banks reissued a “buy” rating and set a $380.00 price objective on shares of Charter Communications in a report on Friday, October 27th. Pivotal Research reissued a “buy” rating and set a $420.00 price objective (up from $405.00) on shares of Charter Communications in a report on Friday, October 27th. Macquarie reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $430.00 price target on shares of Charter Communications in a report on Tuesday, October 3rd. Buckingham Research assumed coverage on shares of Charter Communications in a report on Wednesday, December 13th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $415.00 price target for the company. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $400.00 price target on shares of Charter Communications in a report on Thursday, November 2nd. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have issued a hold rating and twelve have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $382.53.

Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHTR) opened at $352.93 on Wednesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.55, a quick ratio of 0.40 and a current ratio of 0.40. The stock has a market cap of $88,007.94, a PE ratio of 119.64, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.54 and a beta of 1.05. Charter Communications, Inc. has a one year low of $292.84 and a one year high of $408.83.

Charter Communications (NASDAQ:CHTR) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The company reported $0.19 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.96 by ($0.77). The firm had revenue of $10.46 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $10.49 billion. Charter Communications had a net margin of 1.93% and a return on equity of 0.91%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 4.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.69 earnings per share. equities research analysts predict that Charter Communications, Inc. will post 2.22 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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Charter Communications Company Profile

Charter Communications, Inc (Charter) is a provider of cable services, offering various entertainments, information and communications solutions to residential and commercial customers. The Company’s services include Video Services, Internet Services, Voice Services, Commercial Services and Advertising Services.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Charter Communications (NASDAQ:CHTR)

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