Valuation metrics for Charter
Valuation metrics include price-based multiples and earnings-based multiples. On March 19, Charter had a trailing-12-month EV-to-EBITDA (enterprise value-to-EBITDA) multiple of 10.23x. In comparison, its closest peers, Comcast and Dish Network, had trailing-12-month EV-to-EBITDA multiples of 9.73x and 9.98x, respectively.
On March 19, Charter was trading at a 12-month forward EV-to-EBITDA ratio of 9.47x. Comcast and Dish Network had 12-month forward EV-to-EBITDA multiples of 8.32x and 12.32x, respectively.
On March 19, Charter was trading at a 12-month forward PE multiple of 39.21x. Comcast and Dish Network had 12-month forward PE multiples of 13.89x and 13.87x, respectively.
Short interest ratio
As of March 19, Charter stock’s short interest as a percentage of float (or short interest ratio) was ~5.57%. A short interest ratio of more than 40% suggests that investors and traders foresee a fall in a stock’s price.