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How to buy Altice USA stock | $17.38

Learn how to easily invest in Altice USA stock.

Altice USA Inc is a telecom services business based in the US. Altice USA shares (ATUS) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Altice USA employs 8,900 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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  4. Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – ATUS – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
  5. Purchase now or later. Buy your desired number of shares with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until the stock reaches a desired price.
  6. Check in on your investment. Optimize your portfolio by tracking your stock.

Altice USA stock price (NYSE: ATUS)

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Altice USA shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-10-16.
Latest market close$17.38
52-week range$17.14 - $38.30
50-day moving average $23.12
200-day moving average $30.99
Wall St. target price$32.32
PE ratio 11.2201
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $1.55

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Is it a good time to buy Altice USA stock?

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Altice USA price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $17.38 from 2021-10-15

1 week (2021-10-08) -6.00%
1 month (2021-09-17) -32.24%
3 months (2021-07-16) -48.32%
6 months (2021-04-16) -49.48%
1 year (2020-10-16) -39.29%
2 years (2019-10-17) -41.93%
3 years (2018-10-17) 18.62
5 years (2016-10-13) N/A

Is Altice USA under- or over-valued?

Valuing Altice USA stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Altice USA's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Altice USA's P/E ratio

Altice USA's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 11x. In other words, Altice USA shares trade at around 11x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Altice USA's PEG ratio

Altice USA's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.2469. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Altice USA's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.


Altice USA's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $4.3 billion.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Altice USA's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Altice USA financials

Revenue TTM $10 billion
Operating margin TTM 24.53%
Gross profit TTM $6.6 billion
Return on assets TTM 4.47%
Return on equity TTM 82.42%
Profit margin 8%
Book value $1.30
Market capitalisation $7.9 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Altice USA shares

There are currently 36.9 million Altice USA shares held short by investors – that's known as Altice USA's "short interest". This figure is 9.3% up from 33.8 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Altice USA shares can be evaluated.

Altice USA's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Altice USA's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Altice USA shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Altice USA shares traded daily (recently around 8.5 million). Altice USA's SIR currently stands at 4.36. In other words for every 100,000 Altice USA shares traded daily on the market, roughly 4360 shares are currently held short.

However Altice USA's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Altice USA shares, or, against the total number of tradable Altice USA shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Altice USA's short interest could be expressed as 0.08% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Altice USA shares in existence, roughly 80 shares are currently held short) or 0.1704% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Altice USA shares, roughly 170 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Altice USA.

Find out more about how you can short Altice USA stock.

Altice USA share dividends

We're not expecting Altice USA to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Altice USA share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Altice USA's shares have ranged in value from as little as $17.14 up to $38.3. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

ATUS.US volatility(beta: 1.18)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Altice USA's is 1.1834. This would suggest that Altice USA's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Altice USA overview

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, telephony, and mobile services to approximately 5 million residential and business customers. The company's video services include delivery of broadcast stations and cable networks; over the top services; video-on-demand, high-definition channels, digital video recorder, and pay-per-view services; and platforms for video programming through mobile applications. It also provides VoIP telephone services; and mobile services, such as data, talk, and text. In addition, the company offers Ethernet, data transport, IP-based virtual private networks, Internet access, and telephony services; hosted telephony services, managed Wi-Fi, managed desktop and server backup, and managed collaboration services comprising audio and web conferencing; fiber-to-the-tower services to wireless carriers; data services, consisting of wide area networking and dedicated data access, as well as wireless mesh networks; and enterprise class telephone services that include traditional multi-line phone service. Further, it provides business e-mail, hosted private branch exchange, Web space storage, and network security monitoring; and international calling and toll free numbers.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Altice USA is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 13.324% of Altice USA shares are held by insiders and 50.019% by institutions.
How many people work for Altice USA?
Latest data suggests 8,900 work at Altice USA.
When does the fiscal year end for Altice USA?
Altice USA's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Altice USA based?
Altice USA's address is: 1 Court Square West, Long Island City, NY, United States, 11101
What is Altice USA's ISIN number?
Altice USA's international securities identification number is: US02156K1034
What is Altice USA's CUSIP number?
Altice USA's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 02156K103

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