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Charter Communications Inc. (CHTR)


Analysis of Bad Debts

Advanced level

Allowance for doubtful accounts receivable (bad debts) is a contra account which reduce the balance of the company’s gross accounts receivable. The relationship between the allowance and the balance in receivables should be relatively constant unless there is a change in the economy overall or a change in customer base.


Allowance for Doubtful Accounts Receivable

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Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015 Dec 31, 2014
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Allowance for doubtful accounts hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Accounts receivable, gross hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Financial Ratio
Allowance as a percentage of accounts receivable, gross1 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-01-31), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-02), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-16), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-10), 10-K (filing date: 2015-02-24).

1 2018 Calculation
Allowance as a percentage of accounts receivable, gross = 100 × Allowance for doubtful accounts ÷ Accounts receivable, gross
= 100 × hidden ÷ hidden = hidden

Financial ratio Description The company
Allowance as a percentage of accounts receivable, gross Allowance for doubtful accounts divided by the gross accounts receivable. Charter Communications Inc.’s allowance as a percentage of accounts receivable, gross decreased from 2016 to 2017 but then slightly increased from 2017 to 2018.