NASDAQ:SATS - Echostar Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$48.44 +0.51 (+1.06 %)
(As of 09/18/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$47.93
Today's Range$47.8301 - $48.52
52-Week Range$43.33 - $62.29
Volume144,941 shs
Average Volume168,191 shs
Market Capitalization$4.65 billion
P/E Ratio57.67
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.85
Echostar logoEchoStar Corporation provides satellite service operations and video delivery solutions worldwide. It operates in two segments, Hughes and EchoStar Satellite Services. The Hughes segments offers broadband satellite technologies and Internet services for home and small office customers; and broadband network technologies, managed services, equipment, hardware, satellite services, and communication solutions for aeronautical, enterprise, and government customers, as well as consumers. This segment also designs, provides, and installs gateways and terminal equipment for other satellite systems; and provides satellite ground segment systems and terminals to mobile system operators. The EchoStar Satellite Services segment offers satellite service operations and video delivery solutions on a full-time and occasional-use basis primarily to corporates, the United States government service providers, Internet service providers, broadcast news organizations, programmers, and private enterprise customers. As of December 31, 2017, the company operated through a fleet of 19 owned and leased in-orbit satellites. EchoStar Corporation was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Englewood, Colorado.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Radio & t.v. communications equipment
Sub-IndustryCommunications Equipment
SectorComputer and Technology
SymbolNASDAQ:SATS
CUSIP27876810
Phone303-706-4000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.61
Current Ratio2.77
Quick Ratio2.71

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio57.67
Forward P/E Ratio93.15
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.89 billion
Price / Sales2.47
Cash Flow$6.4329 per share
Price / Cash7.53
Book Value$43.60 per share
Price / Book1.11

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.84
Net Income$392.56 million
Net Margins20.03%
Return on Equity1.71%
Return on Assets0.80%

Miscellaneous

Employees2,100
Outstanding Shares96,160,000
Market Cap$4.65 billion

Echostar (NASDAQ:SATS) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Echostar's stock symbol?

Echostar trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "SATS."

How were Echostar's earnings last quarter?

Echostar Co. (NASDAQ:SATS) posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August, 7th. The communications equipment provider reported $0.80 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.32 by $0.48. The communications equipment provider had revenue of $525.96 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $511.50 million. Echostar had a net margin of 20.03% and a return on equity of 1.71%. View Echostar's Earnings History.

When is Echostar's next earnings date?

Echostar is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November, 14th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Echostar.

What price target have analysts set for SATS?

2 brokers have issued 1 year price targets for Echostar's stock. Their forecasts range from $70.00 to $76.00. On average, they expect Echostar's share price to reach $73.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 50.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Echostar.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Echostar?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Echostar in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Echostar.

Are investors shorting Echostar?

Echostar saw a drop in short interest in August. As of August 15th, there was short interest totalling 839,289 shares, a drop of 34.4% from the July 31st total of 1,278,959 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 268,437 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.1 days. Approximately 1.8% of the shares of the company are sold short. View Echostar's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Echostar's key competitors?

Who are Echostar's key executives?

Echostar's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Charles W. Ergen, Exec. Chairman (Age 65)
  • Mr. Michael T. Dugan, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 69)
  • Mr. David J. Rayner, COO, CFO & Treasurer (Age 61)
  • Mr. Anders N. Johnson, Chief Strategy Officer (Age 61)
  • Ms. Michelle Pearre, Sr. VP of HR & Admin.

Has Echostar been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about SATS stock has trended somewhat positive on Tuesday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Echostar earned a media and rumor sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern's scale. They also assigned headlines about the communications equipment provider an impact score of 46.57 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days. View Recent Headlines for Echostar.

Who are Echostar's major shareholders?

Echostar's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Putnam Investments LLC (12.00%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (3.31%), BlackRock Inc. (2.30%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.37%), CDAM UK Ltd (1.34%) and First Trust Advisors LP (0.95%). Company insiders that own Echostar stock include Anders N Johnson, Anthony M Federico, David Rayner, Dean Manson, Kranti Kilaru, Michael T Dugan, Pradman P Kaul and Tom A Ortolf. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Echostar.

Which institutional investors are selling Echostar stock?

SATS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Putnam Investments LLC, Mackay Shields LLC, Verition Fund Management LLC, Gamco Investors INC. ET AL, Clinton Group Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Bank of New York Mellon Corp and Gabelli Funds LLC. Company insiders that have sold Echostar company stock in the last year include Anthony M Federico, David Rayner, Michael T Dugan and Tom A Ortolf. View Insider Buying and Selling for Echostar.

Which institutional investors are buying Echostar stock?

SATS stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including First Trust Advisors LP, Millennium Management LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC, CDAM UK Ltd, North Run Capital LP, Renaissance Technologies LLC and VNBTrust National Association. View Insider Buying and Selling for Echostar.

How do I buy shares of Echostar?

Shares of SATS can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Echostar's stock price today?

One share of SATS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $48.44.

How big of a company is Echostar?

Echostar has a market capitalization of $4.65 billion and generates $1.89 billion in revenue each year. The communications equipment provider earns $392.56 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.84 on an earnings per share basis. Echostar employs 2,100 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Echostar?

Echostar's mailing address is 100 INVERNESS TERRACE E., ENGLEWOOD CO, 80112. The communications equipment provider can be reached via phone at 303-706-4000.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Echostar (NASDAQ SATS)

Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  177 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  224 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  401
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Echostar and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe SATS will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe SATS will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 9/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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