Charter Communications (CHTR)

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Charter Communications Total Expenses (TTM):

7.23B for Dec. 31, 2013

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Dec. 31, 2013 7.23B
Sept. 30, 2013 7.035B
June 30, 2013 6.806B
March 31, 2013 6.685B
Dec. 31, 2012 6.588B
Sept. 30, 2012 6.45B
June 30, 2012 6.353B
March 31, 2012 6.259B
Dec. 31, 2011 6.163B
Sept. 30, 2011 6.099B
June 30, 2011 6.056B
March 31, 2011 6.052B
Dec. 31, 2010 6.035B
Sept. 30, 2010
June 30, 2010
March 31, 2010
Dec. 31, 2009
Sept. 30, 2009 9.914B
June 30, 2009 7.058B
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About Expenses

A company's expenses are how much a company is spending before its net income. This is a useful metric to compare a company spending habits over time. Starting from the income statement, a company may have a considerable amount of revenues. As an investor goes down the Income Statement, gradually line items such as

Cost of Goods Sold,
Research and Development,
Selling, General & Admin,
and other Expenses

will be subtracted from Revenues. After the aforementioned expenses have been subtracted, we are now at EBIT.


will be subtracted from EBIT to achieve Net Income. As you can see, there are quite a lot of expenses that are subtracted from a company's revenues before it achieves net income. We've summed the expenses for you to better understand how much a company is spending from its revenues before it hits net income, "the bottom line".

Bear in mind, increasing expenses are not a bad thing at all! If a company's revenues are increasing, there is an almost certain likelihood that expenses are increasing (Think of the phrase "it takes money to make money"). These costs are attributable to selling costs, or just the costs of the goods sold of a manufacturer. A car company might report additional revenues of a car for $30,000, but it will still cost them $15,000 to make! Situations where revenues are not increasing, but expenses are increasing rapidly can be a red flag of potential issues at a company. This metric is often used to compare a specific company over time to see the size of expenses grow quarter by quarter or year by year. Using expenses to compare against competitors can be tricky and not as useful)

This can also be referred to as "total expenses"
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CHTR Total Expenses (TTM) Benchmarks

Time Warner Cable 17.54B
Comcast 51.09B
Crown Media Holdings 225.86M

CHTR Total Expenses (TTM) Range, Past 5 Years

Minimum 6.035B Dec 2010
Maximum 9.914B Sep 2009
Average 6.719B

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