Research Reports on CATV Systems Equities -- Netflix, Liberty Global, Discovery Communications, and Charter Communications

Aug 25, 2016, 07:35 ET from Chelmsford Park SA

NEW YORK, August 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- today has on its radar on four CATV Systems equities, namely, Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX), Liberty Global PLC (NASDAQ: LBTYK), Discovery Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: DISCA), and Charter Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: CHTR). These content providers connect and distribute media to homes and viewers, and are capable of generating a healthy amount of recurring revenue and cash flow. Learn more about these stocks by accessing their free research reports at:


Shares in Los Gatos, California headquartered Netflix Inc. ended Wednesday's session at $95.18, which was a slight drop of 0.79%. The stock recorded a trading volume of 6.26 million shares. The Company's shares have gained 4.12% in the last one month. The stock is trading 1.92% above its 50-day moving average. Moreover, shares of Netflix, which engages in the Internet delivery of television shows and movies on various Internet-connected screens, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 55.87.

On August 17th, 2016, Netflix announced that it has signed an agreement with Enseo, expanding Enseo's rights to now distribute the Netflix application on select Enseo devices to any hotel under a specific contract with Enseo in any country where the Netflix service is available. In 2014, Enseo was the first hospitality integrator to license and deploy the Netflix application in hotels. Free research report on NFLX is available at:

Liberty Global  

London, the UK-based Liberty Global PLC's stock saw a decline of 1.83%, closing the day at $30.58 with a total volume of 1.72 million shares traded. Shares of the Company, which together with its subsidiaries, provides video, broadband Internet, fixed-line telephony, and mobile services in Europe, Chile, Puerto Rico, and internationally, are trading 0.02% above their 50-day moving average. The stock has an RSI of 52.38.

On August 3rd, 2016, Vodafone Group PLC and Liberty Global welcomed the conditional clearance by the European Commission of the two companies' proposed merger of their operating businesses in the Netherlands to form a 50:50 joint venture. Following its Phase I investigation, the European Commission concluded that the transaction, as modified by the commitments offered by the parties, does not raise any competition concerns. The complimentary research report on LBTYK can be downloaded at:

Discovery Communications  

On Wednesday, shares in Silver Spring, Maryland headquartered Discovery Communications Inc. recorded a trading volume of 2.53 million shares. The stock ended the day 1.06% lower at $26.11. The Company's shares have gained 1.83% in the past month and are trading above their 50-day moving average by 1.81%. Furthermore, shares of Discovery Communications, which operates as a media company worldwide, have an RSI of 52.91.

On August 2nd, 2016, Discovery Communications reported  that  Q2 revenues of $1,708 million increased 3% compared to the prior year, as 7% growth at U.S. Networks and 15% growth at Education and Other was partially offset by a slight decline at International Networks, primarily due to currency effects and the impact of the SBS Radio disposition. Q2 net income available to Discovery Communications increased 43% to $408 million compared to $286 million for Q2 2015. Diluted earnings per share increased 50% to $0.66 due to higher net Income and lower shares outstanding.  

On August 03rd, 2016, research firm Macquarie upgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Underperform' to 'Neutral'. Visit us today and access our complete research report on DISCA at:

Charter Communications  

Stamford, Connecticut headquartered Charter Communications Inc.'s stock fell 0.20%, finishing yesterday's session at $251.74 and with a total volume of 857,303 shares traded. The Company's shares have advanced 5.78% in the last one month, 11.59% in the previous three months, and 37.49% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 6.22% and 23.73%, respectively. Additionally, shares of Charter Communications, which through its subsidiaries, provides cable services in the US, have an RSI of 61.78.

On August 9th, 2016, Charter Communications reported that based on pro forma for the Transactions, Q2 revenues of $10.0 billion grew 6.6% as compared to the prior-year period, driven by residential revenue growth of 5.6% and commercial revenue growth of 13.4%. On an actual basis, Q2 revenue of $6.2 billion grew 153.5% year-over-year, driven primarily by the Transactions. The company noted that pro forma net income totaled $280 million in Q2 2016 compared to $107 million during the same period last year. On an actual basis, net income totaled $3.1 billion compared to a net loss of $122 million in Q2 2015.

On August 16th, 2016, research firm Barclays reiterated its 'Equal Weight' rating on the Company's stock with an increase of the target price from $238 a share to $265 a share. Get free access to your research report on CHTR at:


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