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Charter Communications Clocks 5.4% Revenue Growth In Q1; Bets On Superior Converged Connectivity, Comcast JV

Benzinga · 04/29/2022 09:00
  • Charter Communications, Inc (NASDAQ:CHTRreported first-quarter FY22 revenue growth of 5.4% year-on-year to $13.20 billion, marginally missing the consensus of $13.21 billion.
  • Revenue growth of 3.7% in Residential, 40.2% in Mobile, and 4.3% in Commercial drove the top-line performance.
  • Charter added 164,000 residential Internet customers, compared to 334,000 last year. Residential video customers decreased by 123,000 versus a decrease of 156,000 in the prior year.
  • Margin: Adjusted EBITDA margin was stable at 39.5%. Operating expenses rose 5.4% Y/Y.
  • EPS of $6.90 beat the consensus of $6.47.
  • As of March 31, Charter served 30.3 million residential and SMB Internet customers.
  • Net cash flow from operating activities totaled $3.65 billion. The company held $2.4 billion in cash and equivalents.
  • Chair and CEO Tom Rutledge said, "We continue to grow our business by offering superior converged connectivity products. And our new joint venture with Comcast will allow us to provide a next generation streaming platform that offers new and differentiated direct-to-consumer products to meet demand in a fast-changing video environment."
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  • Price Action: CHTR shares traded higher by 0.33% at $463 in the premarket session on the last check Friday.