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Charter on the Street: Analyst Recommendations and Target Prices

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CHTR’s analyst recommendations

As of September 12, 2017, 26 analysts are actively tracking Charter Communications’ (CHTR) stock, 17 of which have rated the stock a “buy,” while nine have rated the stock a “hold.” No analyst has rated the stock a “sell.” Approximately 65% of the total analysts have given the company a “buy” recommendation.

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Median target price

The median target price set by analysts for Charter was $400.00 as of September 12, 2017. The carrier’s closing price was $381.57 as of the same date.

Notably, Charter has returned ~41.7% in the trailing-12-month period and nearly -3.3% in the trailing-one-month period. Charter’s share price has fallen 2.99% in the trailing-five-day period.

By comparison, rivals Verizon Communications (VZ), AT&T (T), and Sprint (S) have returned -1.20%, -2.24%, and -3.42%, respectively, in the trailing-five-day period.

MACD

Charter has an MACD (moving average convergence divergence) of ~5.6. By comparison, AT&T’s MACD is -0.30, while Verizon’s is 0.11, and Sprint’s is -0.07. Remember, a negative MACD means that a stock is in a downward trading trend, while a positive MACD suggests that the stock is in an upward trading trend.

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