NYSE:ATUS

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Market Cap

US$15.6b

Last Updated

2021/06/24 02:38 UTC

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Executive Summary

Altice USA, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides broadband communications and video services in the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Solid track record and slightly overvalued.


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Share Price & News

How has Altice USA's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: ATUS is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.

Volatility Over Time: ATUS's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0.6%

ATUS

-0.5%

US Media

0.5%

US Market


1 Year Return

44.2%

ATUS

44.9%

US Media

42.6%

US Market

Return vs Industry: ATUS matched the US Media industry which returned 44.9% over the past year.

Return vs Market: ATUS exceeded the US Market which returned 42.6% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

ATUSIndustryMarket
7 Day0.6%-0.5%0.5%
30 Day-8.7%-0.4%1.9%
90 Day1.1%-2.7%7.9%
1 Year44.2%44.2%46.6%44.9%44.9%42.6%
3 Year99.1%99.1%65.7%58.7%64.4%54.1%
5 Yearn/a81.7%68.8%128.3%102.7%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Altice USA's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Altice USA undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

44.3%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: ATUS ($33.96) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($60.99)

Significantly Below Fair Value: ATUS is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: ATUS is poor value based on its PE Ratio (25.9x) compared to the US Media industry average (20x).

PE vs Market: ATUS is poor value based on its PE Ratio (25.9x) compared to the US market (19.2x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: ATUS is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.9x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: ATUS has negative assets, so we can't compare its PB Ratio to the US Media industry average.


Future Growth

How is Altice USA forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 24 analysts?

13.7%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: ATUS's forecast earnings growth (13.7% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).

Earnings vs Market: ATUS's earnings (13.7% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (15.7% per year).

High Growth Earnings: ATUS's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: ATUS's revenue (2.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.5% per year).

High Growth Revenue: ATUS's revenue (2.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: ATUS's Return on Equity is forecast to be very high in 3 years time (60.6%).


Past Performance

How has Altice USA performed over the past 5 years?

27.9%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: ATUS has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: ATUS's current net profit margins (7.2%) are higher than last year (1.7%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: ATUS has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 27.9% per year.

Accelerating Growth: ATUS's earnings growth over the past year (336.1%) exceeds its 5-year average (27.9% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: ATUS earnings growth over the past year (336.1%) exceeded the Media industry 25.4%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: ATUS's liabilities exceed its assets, so it is difficult to calculate its Return on Equity.


Financial Health

How is Altice USA's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: ATUS has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering short term liabilities.

Long Term Liabilities: ATUS has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering long term liabilities.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: ATUS has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than a high debt level.

Reducing Debt: ATUS's has negative shareholder equity, so we do not need to check if its debt has reduced over time.

Debt Coverage: ATUS's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (11.7%).

Interest Coverage: ATUS's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (1.9x coverage).


Balance Sheet


Dividend

What is Altice USA current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate ATUS's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate ATUS's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if ATUS's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if ATUS's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of ATUS's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.


Next Steps

Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

2.3yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Dexter Goei (48 yo)

5yrs

Tenure

US$48,021,088

Compensation

Mr. Dexter G. Goei is the Chief Executive Officer and Director of Altice USA since 2016. Mr. Goei was the Chairman of ltice USA since 2016 June until June 8, 2018. Mr. Dexter G. Goei has been the Chairman ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Dexter's total compensation ($USD48.02M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD11.28M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Dexter's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: ATUS's management team is considered experienced (2.3 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: ATUS's board of directors are considered experienced (3.7 years average tenure).


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: ATUS insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Altice USA, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Altice USA, Inc.
  • Ticker: ATUS
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 2015
  • Industry: Cable and Satellite
  • Sector: Media
  • Market Cap: US$15.615b
  • Shares outstanding: 459.81m
  • Website: https://www.alticeusa.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Altice USA, Inc.
  • 1 Court Square West
  • Long Island City
  • New York
  • 11101
  • United States

Listings


Biography

Altice USA, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides broadband communications and video services in the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. It offers broadband, video, telepho...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/06/24 02:38
End of Day Share Price2021/06/23 00:00
Earnings2021/03/31
Annual Earnings2020/12/31


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.