Earnings Could Join Metrics Mix

Farrell, Mike
May 2007
Multichannel News;5/14/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 20, p12
The article reports on the statement of chief financial officers (CFO) of the largest cable companies during a panel discussion at the Cable Show in Las Vegas, Nevada that earnings could be a valuable tool in determining the performance of cable operators. CFO John Alchin of Comcast said that earnings and cash flow will become relative valuation metrics in the cable industry. Time Warner Cable Inc. CFO John Martin agreed that earnings could measure the strength of cable operators.


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