The risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading may be slightly higher than the regular market hours. The reason is that extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular security due to lower liquidity and higher volatility as issuers often announce critical financial information outside regular trading hours. After-hours trades for Charter Communications Inc. (CHTR) shows that investor sentiment remained broken, with the stock’s consolidated last price falling by -$10.70, or -2.95%, to $352.24. Volume reached 37,092 shares, with price reaching a high of $353.03 and a low of $352.5. Earlier, Yahoo Finance discussed this stock as it revealed CHARTER COMMUNICATIONS NAMES CHRIS WINFREY PRESIDENT AND CEO EFFECTIVE DECEMBER 1.
Charter Communications Inc. is listed on the NASDAQ as a member of the Communication Services sector and is a part of the Entertainment industry. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $353.03 and fluctuated between $365.38 as its day high and $352.79 as its day low. The current market capitalization of Charter Communications Inc. is $56.48B. A total of 1.19 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 1.21M shares.
Additionally, investors take into account insider trades when predicting how a stock will perform. During the recent three months, CHTR has seen 1 BUY and 3 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 198 and the disposition of 1,243,279 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 26 BUYs and 25 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 79,700 shares during that period but sold 6,777,438.
In the most recent transaction, Hargis Jonathan sold 3,000 shares of CHTR for 458.45 per share on May 17. After the transaction, the EVP/Chief Marketing Officer now owns 2,604 company shares. In a previous transaction on May 16, Hargis Jonathan sold 2,300 shares at 464.81 per share. CHTR shares that EVP/Chief Marketing Officer owns now total 5,604.
Among the insiders who bought shares, Winfrey Christopher L acquired of 2,750 shares on Feb 01 at a per-share price of $591.96. This resulted in the Chief Operating Officer holding 49,256 shares of CHTR after the transaction. In another insider transaction, Rutledge Thomas sold 44,894 shares at $675.29 per share on Nov 23. Company shares held by the Chairman and CEO now total 3,579.
Though price targets are rarely accurate, they can exert some influence from time to time and were often accepted as valuable by the market. According to analysts who have offered 12-month price targets for CHTR in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $546.88 with high estimates of $805.00 and low estimates of $367.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, CHTR has a high of $762.84 and a low of $361.30.
As of this writing, CHTR has an earnings estimate of $7.99 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 14 estimates, with a high estimate of $8.75 per share and a lower estimate of $7.45. The company reported an EPS of $8.8 in the last quarter, which was 27.17% higher than expectations of $6.92.
Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly
A balance sheet is a report that shows the company’s assets and liabilities. In addition, it shows how much equity investors have invested in the company. Investors can determine the company’s prospects by calculating its financial ratios based on this information.
It may be riskier to trade before market opening and after market closing than during regular market hours. Since issuers often announce critical financial information outside regular trading hours. Extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular securities due to lower liquidity and higher volatility. Currently, 30 analysts are providing their opinions on the stock. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being Sell and 5 being Buy, the average analyst rating for CHTR is Sell with a score of 3.52. A total of 12 analysts rated the stock as Buy while 1 rated it as Overweight while 13 rated it as Hold. Among the other participants, 0 thought the stock was Underweight and 4 thought it should be Sold.