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How the Spectrum Stimulus Credit Can Help You Pay for Internet
Why Frontier Faces the Most Competition from Charter
As Frontier offered faster speeds and new offers, the company’s broadband net additions improved sequentially in the California, Texas, and Florida (or CTF) markets during 2Q17.
Why Charter Stock Rose 3.6% on July 31
Charter posted second-quarter results on July 31 before the market opened. The company delivered better-than-expected earnings and revenues.
Dish Network: Recent Returns and Stock Trends
On October 28, 2016, Dish Network’s (DISH) stock was trading at $57.38. The stock was trading 0.7% above its 20-day moving average of $57.
Charter Communications’ Key Technical Levels Going into 2018
On January 22, 2018, Charter Communications (CHTR) was trading 5.5% above its 100-day moving average.
Analyzing Charter Communications’ Valuation and Target Prices
Of the 30 analysts covering Charter Communications’ (CHTR) stock, 67% recommend “buy,” 30% recommend “hold,” and the remaining 3% recommend “sell.”
Farallon Capital adds a new position in Covidien
Ireland-based Covidien is a global healthcare leader that offers innovative medical technology solutions and patient care products to providers.
Charter Communications’ Stock Performance So Far in 2019
Charter Communications’ (CHTR) closing price on March 19 was $360.45 per share.
A Look at Analysts’ Ratings for Dish Network
On August 26, 2016, Dish Network’s (DISH) stock was trading at $48.84. The stock was trading 4.2% below its 20-day moving average of $51.
Have Charter Communications’ Margins Improved?
Charter Communications’ adjusted EBITDA increased ~6.5% year-over-year on a pro forma basis to reach $3.9 billion in the first quarter.
What Analysts Expect from Charter Communications’ 4Q17 Earnings
Charter Communications (CHTR) plans to report its 4Q17 results on February 2, 2018. Analysts expect CHTR’s 4Q17 adjusted earnings per share to reach ~$0.88.
The Analysts’ Take: Comcast Trades at a Discount, but Should You Get In?
On September 6, 2016, Comcast’s stock was trading 0.9% below its 20-day moving average of $67 and 0.5% above its 50-day moving average of $66.
How Analysts Have Rated DISH Network
On March 13, 2017, Dish Network (DISH) stock was trading at $62.05, 0.08% above its 20-day moving average of $62, 1.7% above its 50-day moving average of $61.
Inside Sprint’s Customer Base
The performance of a mobile carrier’s network determines its customer base. Sprint (S) has been focusing on upgrading its network to keep its customers.
Farallon Capital exits its position in Time Warner Cable
In February, Comcast agreed to buy Time Warner Cable for ~$45.2 billion. This deal will create the largest cable provider in the U.S.
The FCC’s New Set-Top Box Proposal: Why All the Controversy?
In late January, the FCC (Federal Communications Commission) put forward a proposal that would give a choice to pay-TV consumers.
How Analysts Are Rating Dish Network after 4Q16 Earnings
Of the 26 analysts covering Dish Network (DISH), 13 have given it a “buy” recommendation, and eight have given it a “hold.”
A Look at Charter Communications’ Earnings Growth in 4Q17
In 3Q17, Charter Communications (CHTR) reported adjusted EBITDA of $3.8 billion, compared to $3.6 billion in 3Q16.
How Analysts View Charter Communications in March 2018
Of the 26 analysts tracking CHTR, 20 rated the stock as a “buy,” one rated the stock as a “sell,” and five rated the stock as a “hold.”
High Yield Bond Issuance Hit 2016 Record Last Week
High yield bond issuance surged last week and hit its highest level in 2016 yet due to continued growth in volume.
What Investors Should Know about the Sprint-Cox Deal
For about six years, Sprint (S) waged courtroom battles with Cox Communications, but the companies recently settled their differences and subsequently entered a multiyear business deal.
Must-know: Will Charter (CHTR) bid for Time Warner Cable (TWC)?
While Charter has openly and aggressively pursued Time Warner, any deal would likely be difficult to execute and fraught with risks.
What’s Driving Verizon’s Fios Customer Growth
The telecom company is managing the challenges of the pay-TV market by concentrating on its Fios Internet offering.
Why Berkshire Hathaway reduces stake in ConocoPhillips
Berkshire Hathaway has reduced its position in ConocoPhillips (COP). The position now accounts for 0.11% of the fund’s 2Q14 portfolio—down from 0.74% in 1Q14. ConocoPhillips is an independent exploration and production company.
What Were the Top Holdings of Citadel Advisors in Q3?
In Q3 2019, Citadel Advisors’ portfolio of publicly traded securities was worth $212.04 billion. In Q2 2019, its portfolio was worth $155.1 billion.
S&P 500 Index Nears Record High amid Earnings Season
The S&P 500 Index, represented by the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY), rose 0.3% on October 23, nearing the all-time high it saw in July.
Updates on Verizon’s MVNO Agreement with Comcast and Charter
Cisco Systems’ (CSCO) VNI (Visual Networking Index) projects that video could comprise ~77.0% of mobile data traffic in the United States by the end of 2020.
Disney Stock Jumps as Executives Take a Pay Cut
The more than 3.50% jump in Disney stock on Monday came as the company’s executives agreed to take pay cuts. Bob Iger will forgo all of his salary.
Why did Maverick Capital start new position in Autodesk?
Maverick Capital is a $9 billion long-short equity hedge-fund firm, founded in 1990 by Lee S. Ainslie and Sam Wyly. In 2005, Maverick launched a long-only fund and two market-neutral funds with longer than usual investment lockups. The firm is headquartered in Dallas and has an additional office in New York. The fund bought new […]
Farallon Capital raises its position in Safeway
On March 6, 2014, grocery store operators Safeway and Albertsons announced a merger agreement valued at approximately $9 billion.
ViacomCBS Stock: 3 Highlights for Investors Right Now
ViacomCBS stock has more than doubled from its pandemic lows of $10 in the first quarter. Currently, the stock is still down about 50% for the year.
Merger Update: Charter, Bright House, and Time Warner Cable
California is the only state where the merger between Charter Communications, Time Warner Cable, and Bright House Networks has yet to be approved. It could be approved as early as May 12.
What Kind of Growth Does Altice Expect for Cablevision?
On a YoY (or year-over-year) basis, Suddenlink’s revenue rose ~6.7% to reach ~$0.63 billion in 1Q16.
What a $140 Million Patent Infringement Award Could Do for Sprint
In March 2017, Sprint (S) was awarded ~$140 million in damages in relation to the patent infringement lawsuit it brought against Time Warner Cable, which has since sold itself to Charter Communications (CHTR).
Why JANA Partners sold Safeway stake amid merger
JANA Partners’ 13F filing said the fund sold its position in Safeway Inc. (SWY) that accounted for 3.98% of JANA’s 4Q 2013 portfolio.
Technical Analysis: How Do Verizon’s Ratios Look?
On May 11, 2017, Verizon’s (VZ) seven-day MACD (moving average convergence divergence) was -0.7.
JAT Capital Exits Stake in Comcast
In its fourth-quarter 13F, JAT Capital revealed that it had sold its stake in Comcast (CMCSA).
What’s Happening with Charter in the Broadband Space?
The cable industry’s market share of US broadband subscribers continued to rise in 1Q17. Comcast and Charter added the most broadband subscribers.
The Competitive Dynamics of Charter’s Internet Segment
Comcast (CMCSA) is the country’s largest cable company. On June 30, it had the largest Internet subscriber base of 24.4 million residential broadband subscribers.
Chart in Focus: Verizon’s Valuation Metrics
At the end of the most recent quarter, Verizon’s (VZ) short-term debt was $3.7 billion, and its long-term debt was $112.8 billion.
How Verizon Is Trying to Consolidate Its Subscriber Base
Verizon (VZ) recently introduced a service called MyNumbers, which allows its wireless customers to work with up to five phone numbers on a single handset.
Charter Raises Funds for Stock Repurchases
Charter raised $1.5 billion earlier this month through sales of notes that mature in 2024.
Magnetar Capital exits position in Boardwalk Pipeline Partners
Boardwalk Pipeline owns ~14,000 miles of natural gas and natural gas liquids (NGL) pipelines, as well as underground caverns for natural gas and NGL storage.
Making Sense of Charter Communications’ Technical Indicators
Now let’s take a look at Charter Communications’ (CHTR) technical aspects and compare them to its peers in the telecom space.
What Factors Are Impacting Comcast’s Stock Price?
On November 27, 2016, Comcast’s (CMCSA) stock price closed at $69.16. The company’s stock has risen 22.5% YTD (year-to-date).
Why Frontier’s Broadband Subscriber Base Continues to Shrink
Frontier’s broadband subscribers Let’s look at Frontier Communications’ (FTR) performance in the broadband space. Its customer losses continued as the company shed broadband and video subscribers in 1Q17. Frontier’s broadband subscribers fell ~2.5% sequentially to reach 4.2 million at the end of 1Q17. In 1Q17, on a net basis, the wireline player lost 107,000 broadband […]
How Charter Communications Benefited from Acquisitions
Charter Communications’ total revenues increased ~3.2% year-over-year on a pro forma basis to reach $10.6 billion in 4Q17.
Farallon Capital establishes a new position in Hillshire Brands
Hillshire reported fiscal 4Q14 net sales of $1.1 billion, up 10.7% in comparison to the corresponding period last year.
How Charter’s Valuation Multiples Look after Q2 Results
Charter (CHTR) reported upbeat second-quarter results, which pushed its stock up 3.6% on July 31.
Why Verizon Used Its In-House Route to Its 5G Rollout
Verizon (VZ) recently became the world’s first mobile operator to launch commercial 5G services. Its 5G Home service went live in four US cities on October 1.
Comcast Stock Jumps 2% after Analyst Upgrade
Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) stock rose 1.98% in the pre-market trading session at 8:35 AM ET today. Bernstein analyst Peter Supino upgraded the stock.
Boeing Is One of Third Point’s Monthly Winners, Stock Soars
Third Point released its monthly update on June 3. The hedge fund told Barron’s that it took a stake in Boeing (NYSE:BA) credit.
Investing in AT&T Stock: 3 Key Updates for Bargain Hunters
AT&T has pulled up more than 10% from its pandemic lows reached in March. Currently, the stock offers a good opportunity for bargain hunters.
Should You Buy Charter Stock after Its Q1 Earnings?
Charter Communications (NASDAQ:CHTR) stock rose 2.9% on May 1 and closed at $509.64 with a market capitalization of $105.2 billion.
Is Comcast Stock a ‘Sell’ after Its Q1 Earnings?
Comcast reported an adjusted EPS of $0.71 compared to $0.76 in the first quarter of 2019. The earnings beat analysts’ consensus estimate.
What to Expect from Cable Giant Comcast’s Q1 Earnings
Wall Street analysts expect Comcast to report sales of $26.75 billion in the first quarter—a fall of 0.4% YoY compared to $26.86 billion in the first quarter of 2019.
Is Comcast Stock a Good Option for Investors?
On Wednesday, Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) stock fell 5.7% and closed at $32.42 with a market cap of $147.6 billion. Is the stock a good option for investors?
Should You Buy or Sell Comcast Stock?
On Thursday, Wells Fargo analyst Jennifer Fritzsche reduced its target price on Comcast stock from $51 to $37 and maintained the “overweight” rating.
Comcast Stock Rose on Monday amid Supreme Court Ruling
Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) stock rose 2.40% on Monday to $34.17. Notably, the Supreme Court sided with Comcast in a high-stakes racial discrimination case.
Has Comcast’s Stock Price Bottomed Out?
So far, Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) stock is moving upward in today’s trading session. The stock increased by 1.5% at 11:06 AM ET.
Charter’s Stock Repurchase Program Provides Big Returns
Charter Communications (NASDAQ:CHTR) has been buying back its shares as a way to put money back in shareholders’ pockets.
Snapshot: Should Investors Buy or Sell Charter Stock?
Charter Communications stock is trending downward in today’s trading session. The stock fell by about 2.23% at 9:49 AM ET.
Should Investors Buy or Sell Comcast Stock?
On Tuesday, Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) stock fell 2.54% and closed at $41.44. Based on the last closing price, the company has a market cap of $188.7 billion.
Why Are Investors Optimistic about Altice Stock?
Investors who put their money on Altice USA stock at this time last year can’t complain. The stock has gained 35% over the past 12 months.
Why Did Dish Network Stock Rise Yesterday?
Dish stock rose more than 10% in pre-market trading on Tuesday. The stock rose more than 5.0% soon after regular trading opened.
Highlights from Charter’s Q4 Earnings Report
Charter Communications stock is trending up in today’s trading session. The stock has risen more than 4% as of 9:59 AM ET.
Charter’s Q4 Earnings: Will Optimism Prevail?
On Friday, Charter Communications (CHTR) is scheduled to release its fourth-quarter earnings results before the market bell.
Key Takeaways from Comcast’s Q4 Earnings
Comcast stock rose around 1.26% in the pre-market trading session today at 8:33 AM ET. The company reported strong fourth-quarter results.
What to Expect from AT&T’s Q4 Earnings
AT&T is scheduled to report its fourth-quarter earnings results before the market opens on January 29. What can investors can expect?
Dish Bets on Blockchain to Combat Content Piracy
Dish filed a patent application for a blockchain-based anti-piracy system. Piracy is a problem for the content production and distribution industry.
What to Expect from Comcast’s Q4 Earnings
Comcast is set to report its Q4 earnings results on January 23. Let’s see what investors can expect from the company’s Q4 2019 financial results.
How Comcast and Charter Wrapped Up 2019
Comcast has seen its stock surge 32.7% since the beginning of 2019. Meanwhile, Charter and Dish have risen 69.5% and 42.3%, respectively.
How Did T-Mobile and AT&T Perform in 2019?
On December 27, T-Mobile’s market cap was $66.1 billion, and AT&T’s was $286.7 billion. Lately, the US wireless industry has seen nationwide consolidation.
AT&T Declares Dividend and Share Buyback Plan
On December 13, AT&T declared a quarterly dividend of $0.52. The dividend will be paid on February 3, 2020, to shareholders of record as of January 10.
Comcast Likely to Buy Xumo’s Video Streaming Service
Comcast stock (CMCSA) rose 0.99% to close trading at $44.97 on December 26. The company will likely acquire a streaming service from Xumo.
Can Comcast’s Peacock Lead Its Stock Up in 2020?
Comcast’s (CMCSA) NBCUniversal segment intends to launch a direct-to-consumer ad-supported video-streaming service called Peacock in April 2020.
AT&T TV Set to Launch in February 2020
On Thursday, AT&T announced that it would launch AT&T TV nationwide in February 2020. It runs on a 4K-capable Android TV box, which is self-installable.
Google and Facebook Targeted as Dish and Comcast Team Up
Dish and Comcast have teamed up to challenge Google and Facebook for ad dollars. Television operators want to use brand safety concerns to their advantage.
AT&T Announces Price Hikes for DIRECTV, U-verse TV
AT&T announced that it plans to increase prices for its DIRECTV and U-verse brands. The price hike would become effective on January 19, 2020.
Frontier Communications Stock Rose on CEO Exit News
Frontier Communications (FTR) stock rose 3.4% on Wednesday. The stock rose following media reports about Frontier CEO Dan McCarthy’s exit.
Double Benefit: Dish Fights Pirate IPTV Market
Dish Network (DISH) is fighting pirate IPTV providers. Although the company sued and settled with several pirate IPTV providers, the crackdown continues.
AT&T Stock Price Higher Following Investor Update
AT&T stock rose 0.6% on Tuesday and closed the trading day at $37.55. At this closing price, AT&T’s market capitalization stands at about $274.3 billion.
Investors Will Love Dish Stock For This
For a company whose main business continues to struggle, Dish (DISH) has fared well in stock markets this year. The stock has gained about 40% year-to-date.
Netflix and Disney+ Hit by Account Hacking, Password Sharing
As Netflix (NFLX) and Walt Disney (DIS) go head to head, they’re finding they have a common enemy: criminals taking over their customer accounts.
With Charter Up 64% this Year, Is More Upside Ahead?
Charter Communications stock has risen about 64% on a year-to-date basis as of Tuesday. The company’s strong financial performance drove its share prices higher in 2019.
High yield debt issuance resurges in the primary market
New issue volumes for high yield debt rose 13.3% week-over-week to $6.8 billion across nine issues in the week ending October 31. Issuance had come in at $6 billion across 12 deals in the week ended October 24.
Comcast Announces Price Hikes Starting December 18
Comcast (CMCSA) has announced that it will be increasing its prices again, starting December 18. Find out what that will mean for the stock.
Investors: Learn From Dish Chairman Charlie Ergen
Dish Network (DISH) plans to raise funds for its wireless venture, noted chairman Charlie Ergen. The company aims to raise about $1.0 billion.
With Comcast Up 32% this Year, Is More Upside Ahead?
Yesterday, Comcast (CMCSA) rose 0.5% and closed at $44.81, with a market capitalization of $203.9 billion. But can you expect a further rise?
Disney+ Stumbles Again in Its Pursuit of Netflix
Disney+ has run into problems before it even turns a week old. The service launched with a bang on November 12, but it hasn’t all been smooth sailing.
Is Dish Benefiting from AT&T’s Pay-TV Losses?
Dish Network reported Q3 revenues of $3.17 billion, down 6.7% year-over-year. Dish reported adjusted earnings per share of $0.66—down 19.5% YoY.
How Comcast Stacks Up in the Streaming Wars
In April 2020, Comcast’s NBCUniversal unit plans to launch Peacock, its streaming video service. Its 15,000 hours of programming should include The Office.
Disney’s Strong Earnings Lift Stock: Three Key Takeaways
After Walt Disney released its fiscal 2019 fourth-quarter earnings yesterday, its stock jumped more than 5.0%. Its Disney+ launch is reportedly on schedule.
Why JANA Partners sold stake in Huntsman
JANA Partners’ 13F filing said the fund sold its position in Huntsman (HUN) that accounted for 3.27% of JANA’s 4Q 2013 portfolio.
Analysts Raise Comcast’s Price Target after Q3 Results
Comcast reported its Q3 results before the markets opened on Thursday. Its adjusted EPS rose 21.5% YoY to $0.79, beating analysts’ estimate of $0.75.
Google Fi Bolsters Its Service to Grow Its Subscriber Base
Google Fi (GOOGL) has introduced a feature that subscribers connect to two LTE networks at once. Fi’s new feature uses dual connect technology.
Comcast Stock Slumps despite Q3 Earnings Beat
Comcast (CMCSA) reported better-than-expected third-quarter results today before the market bell. So why is the stock falling?
Is Comcast Stock a ‘Buy’ before Q3 Earnings?
The leading cable giant, Comcast (CMCSA), releases its Q3 earnings tomorrow before the market bell. Wall Street is positive, but should you buy the stock?
Barclays Raises Its 12-Month Target Price for Comcast
Yesterday, Barclays increased its target price for Comcast (CMCSA) stock from $45 to $48, which implies a 6.1% return over the next year.
Comcast: What To Expect from Its Q3 Earnings
Comcast (CMCSA) will release its Q3 earnings results on October 24. Analysts expect sales to rise by 15.6% YoY to $109.28 billion in 2019.