EchoStar Corporation Company Profile (NASDAQ:SATS)

About EchoStar Corporation

EchoStar Corporation logoEchoStar Corporation is a holding company. The Company operates through three segments: Hughes, EchoStar Technologies (ETC) and EchoStar Satellite Services (ESS). Its operations also include real estate and other activities. The Company's Hughes segment provides broadband satellite technologies and services for the home and office, delivering network technologies, managed services, and solutions for consumers, enterprises and governments. The Company's EchoStar Technologies segment provides end-to-end video and broadcast technology products and services to businesses and directly to consumers. It provides satellite services on a full-time and occasional-use basis to DISH Network, Dish Mexico, the United States Government service providers, Internet service providers, broadcast news organizations, programmers and private enterprise customers.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Computer and Technology
  • Industry: Communication Equipment
  • Sub-Industry: Communications Equipment
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: SATS
  • CUSIP: 27876810
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $55.35
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $53.20
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $47.28
  • 52-Week Range: $35.96 - $56.82
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 24.83
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 42.25
  • P/E Growth: 5.71
  • Market Cap: $5.21B
  • Outstanding Shares: 94,100,000
  • Beta: 0.68
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 6.60%
  • Return on Equity: 5.28%
  • Return on Assets: 2.65%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.91%
  • Current Ratio: 6.78%
  • Quick Ratio: 6.65%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ:SATS) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.00)
Consensus Price Target: $58.50 (5.69% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ:SATS)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
11/25/2016MacquarieReiterated RatingPositive$55.00View Rating Details
8/17/2016Citigroup Inc.Boost Price TargetBuy$60.00 -> $62.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/22/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ:SATS)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
2/22/2017        
2/22/2017$0.38N/AView Earnings Details
11/8/2016Q316$0.34$0.39$735.61 million$742.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/9/2016Q216$0.43$0.60$766.99 million$757.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/10/2016Q116$0.41$0.54$796.26 million$816.36 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/24/2016Q415$0.38$0.71$780.89 million$790.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/6/2015Q315$0.37$0.32$797.16 million$760.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2015Q215$0.38$0.44$797.33 million$793.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2015Q115$0.44$0.36$846.23 million$798.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/20/2015Q414$0.37$0.59$872.95 million$844.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/6/2014Q314$0.38$0.69$887.80 million$896.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/7/2014Q214$0.17$0.36$883.80 million$879.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/9/2014Q114$0.03$0.14$838.44 million$826.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/21/2014Q413($0.09)$0.05$819.66 million$848.91 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/12/2013Q313($0.08)$0.05$812.44 million$848.91 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/6/2013Q2 2013($0.08)($0.11)$843.09 million$830.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/9/2013Q1 2013($0.06)$0.04$797.26 million$795.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/20/2013Q4 2012$0.02$0.28$816.90 million$786.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/6/2012Q312$0.12$0.26$814.63 million$764.72 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/8/2012$0.08$0.41ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2012$0.09$1.45ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/7/2011$0.39($0.22)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/9/2011$0.19$0.21ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2011$0.28$0.19ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/24/2011$0.09$1.98ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ:SATS)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.94 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.31 EPS

Dividends

Dividend History for EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ:SATS)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ:SATS)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 61.04%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 44.28%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
11/18/2016Kranti KilaruEVPSell69,202$50.02$3,461,484.04View SEC Filing  
11/16/2016Kranti KilaruEVPSell50,615$50.20$2,540,873.00View SEC Filing  
3/24/2016Kranti KilaruEVPSell800$42.96$34,368.00View SEC Filing  
3/11/2016Anthony M FedericoDirectorSell2,000$45.48$90,960.00View SEC Filing  
3/9/2016Anthony M FedericoDirectorSell2,000$45.28$90,560.00View SEC Filing  
3/7/2016Anthony M FedericoDirectorSell2,000$45.65$91,300.00View SEC Filing  
3/3/2016Anthony M FedericoDirectorSell2,000$44.97$89,940.00View SEC Filing  
3/1/2016Anthony M FedericoDirectorSell2,000$44.82$89,640.00View SEC Filing  
2/24/2016Tom A OrtolfDirectorSell5,600$40.50$226,800.00View SEC Filing  
7/6/2015Michael T DuganCEOSell2,900$47.03$136,387.00View SEC Filing  
6/29/2015Michael T DuganCEOSell5,000$48.37$241,850.00View SEC Filing  
6/22/2015Michael T DuganCEOSell5,000$50.60$253,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/15/2015Michael T DuganCEOSell5,000$50.01$250,050.00View SEC Filing  
6/8/2015Michael T DuganCEOSell5,000$51.13$255,650.00View SEC Filing  
6/1/2015Michael T DuganCEOSell5,000$50.00$250,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/22/2015Michael T DuganCEOSell800$50.00$40,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/25/2015Michael T DuganCEOSell46,844$54.75$2,564,709.00View SEC Filing  
11/25/2014Mark W JacksonInsiderSell20,000$52.60$1,052,000.00View SEC Filing  
7/1/2014Anders N JohnsonInsiderSell3,564$53.00$188,892.00View SEC Filing  
5/30/2014Michael T DuganCEOSell60,000$51.05$3,063,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/13/2014C Mike SchroederDirectorSell2,500$49.99$124,975.00View SEC Filing  
11/13/2013Kranti KilaruEVPSell75,000$49.93$3,744,750.00View SEC Filing  
9/19/2013R Stanton DodgeDirectorSell29,000$45.00$1,305,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/28/2013Michael T DuganCEOSell3,600$40.85$147,060.00View SEC Filing  
8/26/2013Michael T DuganCEOSell41,665$41.45$1,727,014.25View SEC Filing  
8/22/2013Michael T DuganCEOSell30,806$41.77$1,286,766.62View SEC Filing  
8/16/2013Michael T DuganCEOSell6,590$42.51$280,140.90View SEC Filing  
8/15/2013Michael T DuganCEOSell66,925$43.80$2,931,315.00View SEC Filing  
8/13/2013Michael T DuganCEOSell25,000$43.89$1,097,250.00View SEC Filing  
7/1/2013Anders N JohnsonInsiderSell3,064$38.07$116,646.48View SEC Filing  
5/20/2013Kenneth G CarrollEVPSell7,000$40.74$285,180.00View SEC Filing  
5/14/2013C Mike SchroederDirectorSell2,500$38.73$96,825.00View SEC Filing  
5/13/2013Mark W JacksonInsiderSell399,999$38.35$15,339,961.65View SEC Filing  
2/22/2013Tom A OrtolfDirectorSell10,000$38.36$383,600.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ:SATS)
DateHeadline
finance.yahoo.com logoEchoStar Corporation Announces Conference Call For 4th Quarter and Full Year 2016 Financial Results (NASDAQ:SATS)
finance.yahoo.com - February 21 at 5:12 PM
News IconHughes completes orbital testing of EchoStar XIX (NASDAQ:SATS)
www.financial-news.co.uk - February 17 at 7:46 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHughes Begins Final Testing of World's Highest Capacity Broadband Satellite (NASDAQ:SATS)
finance.yahoo.com - February 16 at 7:21 PM
News IconHughes adds beyond-line-of-sight capability for helicopter video transmissions (NASDAQ:SATS)
gsnmagazine.com - February 15 at 1:50 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHughes Demonstrates SATCOM Capability for Rotary Aircraft HD Video Transmissions (NASDAQ:SATS)
finance.yahoo.com - February 14 at 6:12 AM
realistinvestor.com logoEchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ:SATS) Accounts Payable Is $226.754 For The ... (NASDAQ:SATS)
www.realistinvestor.com - February 10 at 2:02 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHughesNet and National 4-H Council Win Silver Bulldog Corporate Social Responsibility Award (NASDAQ:SATS)
finance.yahoo.com - February 10 at 2:02 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoECHOSTAR CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers (NASDAQ:SATS)
biz.yahoo.com - February 9 at 2:18 AM
News IconQuaker Capital Investments LLC Raised Echostar Corp (SATS) Stake by $3.83 Million as Valuation Rose (NASDAQ:SATS)
randolphguide.com - February 6 at 8:37 AM
News IconEchoStar inks exchange deal with DISH (NASDAQ:SATS)
www.financial-news.co.uk - February 5 at 12:46 AM
capitalcube.com logoEchoStar Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : SATS-US : January 31, 2017 (NASDAQ:SATS)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 2 at 5:40 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logo5:11 pm Echostar Holdings confirms agreement with DISH Network to exchange its EchoStar Technologies businesses for Hughes Retail Group tracking stock (NASDAQ:SATS)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 2 at 5:40 AM
thestreet.com logoDish M&A Speculation Builds With EchoStar Asset Swap (NASDAQ:SATS)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 2 at 5:40 AM
capitalcube.com logoEchoStar Corp. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:SATS) : February 1, 2017 (NASDAQ:SATS)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 2 at 5:40 AM
seekingalpha.com logoAnalysts: Dish/EchoStar cleanup could be prelude to bigger deal (NASDAQ:SATS)
seekingalpha.com - February 1 at 11:19 AM
feeds.benzinga.com logoWall Street's M&A Chatter From January 31 (NASDAQ:SATS)
feeds.benzinga.com - February 1 at 7:44 AM
streetinsider.com logoEchostar (SATS) Comments on Exchange Agreement with DISH Network (DISH) (NASDAQ:SATS)
www.streetinsider.com - January 31 at 10:26 PM
4-traders.com logoEchostar : Hughes Launches Fully Managed SD-WAN Solution for Distributed Organizations (NASDAQ:SATS)
www.4-traders.com - January 20 at 11:34 PM
capitalcube.com logoETFs with exposure to EchoStar Corp. : January 20, 2017 (NASDAQ:SATS)
www.capitalcube.com - January 20 at 11:34 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHughes Launches Fully Managed SD-WAN Solution for Distributed Organizations (NASDAQ:SATS)
finance.yahoo.com - January 20 at 6:40 AM
News IconEchoStar XIX satellite positioned in orbital slot (NASDAQ:SATS)
www.financial-news.co.uk - January 12 at 9:24 PM
realistinvestor.com logoQuarterly Deferred Tax Assets Of EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ:SATS) At $95.525 Millions (NASDAQ:SATS)
www.realistinvestor.com - January 12 at 9:24 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEchoStar XIX Satellite with JUPITER High-Throughput Technology Successfully Positioned in Orbital Slot (NASDAQ:SATS)
finance.yahoo.com - January 10 at 10:23 PM
realistinvestor.com logoThe Growth Predict For EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ:SATS) (NASDAQ:SATS)
www.realistinvestor.com - January 5 at 6:20 AM
publicnow.com logoYahsat Orders Hughes JUPITER System with DVB-S2X to Enhance and Expand Services on Y1B Satellite (NASDAQ:SATS)
www.publicnow.com - January 5 at 6:20 AM
capitalcube.com logoETFs with exposure to EchoStar Corp. : January 4, 2017 (NASDAQ:SATS)
www.capitalcube.com - January 5 at 6:20 AM
realistinvestor.com logoEchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ:SATS) Bearish Stock Price Estimate At 1.5 (NASDAQ:SATS)
www.realistinvestor.com - December 29 at 8:35 AM
capitalcube.com logoETFs with exposure to EchoStar Corp. : December 22, 2016 (NASDAQ:SATS)
www.capitalcube.com - December 22 at 8:06 PM
4-traders.com logoHughes Communications : India’s ONGC Selects Hughes JUPITER™ System for Major Satellite Network Upgrade (NASDAQ:SATS)
www.4-traders.com - December 22 at 3:27 AM
realistinvestor.com logoEchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ:SATS) Analysts Rating At 1.5 (NASDAQ:SATS)
www.realistinvestor.com - December 22 at 3:27 AM
publicnow.com logoHughes High-Throughput Satellite Successfully Launched, Setting the Stage for the Next Generation of Satellite Internet (NASDAQ:SATS)
www.publicnow.com - December 20 at 2:30 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHughes Introduces ActiveClassifier™ Technology For Wide Area Enterprise-Grade Networks (NASDAQ:SATS)
finance.yahoo.com - December 16 at 3:04 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEchoStar Mobile Selects Bentley Walker as First European-Wide Distributor of New Mobile Satellite Services Network (NASDAQ:SATS)
finance.yahoo.com - December 14 at 10:00 PM
realistinvestor.com logoThe Growth Forecast For:EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ:SATS) (NASDAQ:SATS)
www.realistinvestor.com - December 9 at 1:09 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoFCC Broadband Report Ranks HughesNet #1 in Meeting Advertised Performance (NASDAQ:SATS)
finance.yahoo.com - December 5 at 7:32 PM
capitalcube.com logoETFs with exposure to EchoStar Corp. : December 2, 2016 (NASDAQ:SATS)
www.capitalcube.com - December 2 at 7:17 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBridging the Digital Divide in Argentina with Satellite Technology (NASDAQ:SATS)
finance.yahoo.com - December 1 at 7:34 PM
realistinvestor.com logoAnalysts Rating Of EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ:SATS) At 1.5 (NASDAQ:SATS)
www.realistinvestor.com - December 1 at 12:57 AM
insidermonkey.com logoHedge Funds Are Buzzing About Echostar Corporation (SATS) (NASDAQ:SATS)
www.insidermonkey.com - November 26 at 2:41 PM
News IconSSL-Built EchoStar XXI Satellite Reaches Baikonur For Launch (NASDAQ:SATS)
www.satnews.com - November 25 at 12:30 PM
News IconEchoStar gets ready to launch satellite in Kazakhstan (NASDAQ:SATS)
www.9news.com - November 23 at 7:35 PM
publicnow.com logoEchoStar XXI Satellite Arrives at Baikonur Cosmodrome for Launch (NASDAQ:SATS)
www.publicnow.com - November 23 at 10:31 AM
News IconInsider Move: Reasons for Kranti Kilaru’s Shares Unload of Echostar Corporation (NASDAQ:SATS)’s Stock (NASDAQ:SATS)
www.whatsonthorold.com - November 18 at 10:37 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoECHOSTAR CORP Financials (NASDAQ:SATS)
finance.yahoo.com - November 16 at 7:38 PM
News IconInsider: Kranti Kilaru an Insider in Echostar Corporation (NASDAQ:SATS) Unloaded 2,000 Shares of the Company (NASDAQ:SATS)
www.whatsonthorold.com - November 16 at 11:00 AM
capitalcube.com logoETFs with exposure to EchoStar Corp. : November 14, 2016 (NASDAQ:SATS)
www.capitalcube.com - November 14 at 7:38 PM
mysmartrend.com logoEchoStar Up 22.9% Since SmarTrend Uptrend Call (SATS) (NASDAQ:SATS)
www.mysmartrend.com - November 12 at 7:20 PM
capitalcube.com logoEchoStar Corp. :SATS-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2016 By the Numbers : November 10, 2016 (NASDAQ:SATS)
www.capitalcube.com - November 10 at 10:34 AM
News IconSSL delivers powerful, high capacity broadband satellite for Hughes to Cape Canaveral (NASDAQ:SATS)
www.spacedaily.com - November 9 at 9:59 AM
seekingalpha.com logoEchoStar's (SATS) CEO Mike Dugan on Q3 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript (NASDAQ:SATS)
seekingalpha.com - November 9 at 9:59 AM

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What is EchoStar Corporation's stock symbol?

EchoStar Corporation trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "SATS."

Where is EchoStar Corporation's stock going? Where will EchoStar Corporation's stock price be in 2017?

2 brokers have issued 12 month price objectives for EchoStar Corporation's stock. Their forecasts range from $55.00 to $62.00. On average, they expect EchoStar Corporation's stock price to reach $58.50 in the next year.

When will EchoStar Corporation announce their earnings?

EchoStar Corporation is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February, 22nd 2017.

Who owns EchoStar Corporation stock?

EchoStar Corporation's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Charles W Ergen (43.40%), William R Gouger (23.70%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (2.73%), Thornburg Investment Management Inc. (1.77%), Brown Advisory Inc. (1.46%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.19%). Company insiders that own EchoStar Corporation stock include Anthony M Federico, Kranti Kilaru, Michael T Dugan and Tom A Ortolf.

Who sold EchoStar Corporation stock? Who is selling EchoStar Corporation stock?

EchoStar Corporation's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Gabelli Funds LLC, Horizon Kinetics LLC, Nokomis Capital L.L.C., Thornburg Investment Management Inc., Oxford Asset Management, Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC, Fiera Capital Corp and Gamco Investors INC. ET AL. Company insiders that have sold EchoStar Corporation stock in the last year include Anthony M Federico, Kranti Kilaru and Tom A Ortolf.

Who bought EchoStar Corporation stock? Who is buying EchoStar Corporation stock?

EchoStar Corporation's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Glenhill Advisors LLC, Asturias Capital LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Anavon Capital LLP, Brown Advisory Inc., AidennLair Capital Management LP, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and State Street Corp.

How do I buy EchoStar Corporation stock?

Shares of EchoStar Corporation can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of EchoStar Corporation stock cost?

One share of EchoStar Corporation stock can currently be purchased for approximately $55.35.

EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ:SATS) Chart for Wednesday, February, 22, 2017


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Dividend Payments by Quarter for EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ:SATS)

Last Updated on 2/22/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff