Is Charter Communications (CHTR) a Smart Long-term Buy?

Avenir Capital recently released its Q3 2020 Investor Letter, a copy of which you can download here. The Avenir Global Fund (the “Fund”) increased 8.7% for the September 2020 quarter bringing the past 1-year return to –3.9% (net). The MSCI ACWI index (AUD) returned 3.9% for the quarter and the same for past year. You should check out Avenir Capital’s top 5 stock picks for investors to buy right now, which could be the biggest winners of this year.

In the said letter, Avenir Capital highlighted a few stocks and Charter Communications Inc (NASDAQ:CHTR) is one of them. Charter Communications Inc (NASDAQ:CHTR) is a telecommunications company. Year-to-date, Charter Communications Inc (NASDAQ:CHTR) stock gained 32.3% and on November 17th it had a closing price of $641.51. Here is what Avenir Capital said:

“Charter was also a strong performer with the share price up over 22% over the quarter. Charter had a very strong second quarter with broadband customers up by 850,000 and video subscribers up by 102,000 (Charter hasn’t seen an increase in video subscribers since 2016). Adjusted EBITDA was up 7.3% and the company continued its program of share repurchases. Charter has performed well during the pandemic with the share price up 24% since the beginning of the year.”

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In Q2 2020, the number of bullish hedge fund positions on Charter Communications Inc (NASDAQ:CHTR) stock decreased by about 8% from the previous quarter (see the chart here), so a number of other hedge fund managers don’t believe in Charter’s growth potential. Our calculations showed that Charter Communications Inc (NASDAQ:CHTR) is ranked #21 among the 30 most popular stocks among hedge funds.

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