EchoStar Corporation Company Profile (NASDAQ:SATS)

About EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ:SATS)

EchoStar Corporation logoEchoStar Corporation is a holding company. The Company is a provider of satellite operations, video delivery solutions, digital set-top boxes, and broadband satellite technologies and services for home and office, delivering network technologies, managed services, and solutions for enterprises and governments. The Company operates through three segments: Hughes, EchoStar Technologies (ETC) and EchoStar Satellite Services (ESS). The Company's Hughes segment provides broadband satellite technologies and broadband services for the home and office, delivering network technologies, managed services and communication solutions to domestic and international consumers and enterprise and government customers. The ETC segment provides end-to-end video and broadcast technology products and services to businesses and directly to consumers. The ESS segment operates its business using its owned and leased in-orbit satellites. Its operations also include real estate and other activities.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Computer and Technology
  • Industry: Communications & Networking
  • Sub-Industry: Communications Equipment
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:SATS
  • CUSIP: 27876810
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $5.44 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 95,648,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $58.16
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $58.30
  • 52 Week Range: $40.65 - $62.50
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 45.88
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 54.12
  • P/E Growth: 13.99
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $3.08 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.76
  • Book Value: $40.19 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.41
  • EBIDTA: $854.47 million
  • Net Margins: 5.03%
  • Return on Equity: 2.87%
  • Return on Assets: 1.27%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.94%
  • Current Ratio: 9.11%
  • Quick Ratio: 8.88%
  • Average Volume: 136,402 shs.
  • Beta: 0.72
  • Short Ratio: 5.29

Frequently Asked Questions for EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ:SATS)

What is EchoStar Corporation's stock symbol?

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

How were EchoStar Corporation's earnings last quarter?

EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ:SATS) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August, 9th. The company reported $0.07 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.12 by $0.05. The company had revenue of $465.08 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $455.25 million. EchoStar Corporation had a net margin of 5.03% and a return on equity of 2.87%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 5.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.47 earnings per share. View EchoStar Corporation's Earnings History.

When will EchoStar Corporation make its next earnings announcement?

EchoStar Corporation is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, November, 14th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for EchoStar Corporation.

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

3 brokerages have issued 1-year target prices for EchoStar Corporation's stock. Their predictions range from $55.00 to $70.00. On average, they anticipate EchoStar Corporation's share price to reach $63.33 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for EchoStar Corporation.

Who are some of EchoStar Corporation's key competitors?

Who are EchoStar Corporation's key executives?

EchoStar Corporation's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Charles W. Ergen, Executive Chairman of the Board
  • Michael T. Dugan, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • David J. Rayner, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President, Treasurer
  • Pradman P. Kaul, Director, President of Hughes Communications, Inc.
  • Dean A. Manson J.D., Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary
  • Kranti K. Kilaru, Executive Vice President - Business Systems, IT and Operations
  • Anders N. Johnson, Chief Strategy Officer; President of EchoStar Satellite Services L.L.C.
  • Robert Stanton Dodge, Director
  • William D. Wade, Director
  • Anthony M. Federico, Independent Director

Who owns EchoStar Corporation stock?

EchoStar Corporation's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (3.14%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (3.00%), BlackRock Inc. (2.08%), Mangrove Partners (1.55%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.38%) and Gabelli Funds LLC (0.86%). Company insiders that own EchoStar Corporation 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 Corporation.

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, Acadian Asset Management LLC, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC, EAM Investors LLC, FMR LLC, OxFORD Asset Management LLP and Sei Investments Co.. Company insiders that have sold EchoStar Corporation stock in the last year include Anders N Johnson, David Rayner, Dean Manson, Kranti Kilaru, Michael T Dugan and Pradman P Kaul. View Insider Buying and Selling for EchoStar Corporation.

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

EchoStar Corporation's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Vanguard Group Inc., First Trust Advisors LP, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Gotham Asset Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., AidennLair Capital Management LP and Cornerstone Capital Management Holdings LLC.. View Insider Buying and Selling for EchoStar Corporation.

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.

What is EchoStar Corporation's stock price today?

One share of EchoStar Corporation stock can currently be purchased for approximately $56.83.

MarketBeat Community Rating for EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ SATS)
Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  84 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  99 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  183
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about EchoStar Corporation and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ:SATS) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.67)
Consensus Price Target: $63.33 (11.44% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ:SATS)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
9/8/2017Jefferies Group LLCInitiated CoverageHold -> Hold$65.00LowView Rating Details
3/24/2017Citigroup Inc.Lower Price TargetBuy$71.00 -> $70.00LowView Rating Details
11/25/2016MacquarieReiterated RatingPositive$55.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/26/2015 forward)


Earnings History for EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ:SATS)
Earnings by Quarter for EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ:SATS)
Earnings History by Quarter for EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ SATS)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/6/2017$0.11N/AView Earnings Details
8/9/2017Q2 2017$0.12$0.07$455.25 million$465.08 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/10/2017Q1 2017$0.17$0.34$447.17 million$443.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/24/2017Q416$0.38$0.40$742.28 million$740.40 millionViewN/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)


Earnings Estimates for EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ:SATS)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.83 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.05 EPS


Dividend History for EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ:SATS)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ:SATS)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 73.54%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 45.04%
Insider Trades by Quarter for EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ:SATS)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ:SATS)
Insider Trades by Quarter for EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ:SATS)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/30/2017Anders N JohnsonInsiderSell7,128$58.72$418,556.16View SEC Filing  
8/30/2017David RaynerCFOSell5,000$58.50$292,500.00View SEC Filing  
6/19/2017Michael T DuganCEOSell5,000$62.24$311,200.00View SEC Filing  
6/9/2017Michael T DuganCEOSell1,946$61.68$120,029.28View SEC Filing  
6/8/2017Michael T DuganCEOSell10,000$60.74$607,400.00View SEC Filing  
6/6/2017Michael T DuganCEOSell10,000$61.24$612,400.00View SEC Filing  
6/2/2017Michael T DuganCEOSell10,000$60.58$605,800.00View SEC Filing  
5/26/2017Pradman P KaulInsiderSell5,001$59.75$298,809.75View SEC Filing  
5/22/2017Pradman P KaulInsiderSell14,999$58.25$873,691.75View SEC Filing  
5/19/2017Dean MansonEVPSell1,469$58.07$85,304.83View SEC Filing  
5/16/2017Pradman P. KaulInsiderSell1,447$57.79$83,622.13View SEC Filing  
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)


Headline Trends for EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ:SATS)
Latest Headlines for EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ:SATS)
DateHeadline logoEchoStar Corporation (SATS) & The Competition Head to Head Analysis - September 24 at 6:32 AM logoHughes Announces Availability of Rapidly Deployable Emergency Response Systems - September 22 at 5:57 PM logoContrasting EchoStar Corporation (SATS) & Airgain (AIRG) - September 19 at 12:48 AM logoEchoStar Corporation (SATS) vs. Its Rivals Head-To-Head Review - September 18 at 9:00 AM logoEchoStar Mobile and Thales Emphasize Importance of Communications Connectivity for Public Protection and Disaster Response - September 14 at 9:42 AM logoEchoStar Corporation (SATS) Coverage Initiated by Analysts at Jefferies Group LLC - September 8 at 11:14 PM logoEchoStar Corporation (SATS) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages - September 8 at 9:04 AM logoEchoStar III Satellite Recovered and Retired - September 7 at 8:42 AM logoEarnings Review and Free Research Report: Viavi Solutions’ GAAP EPS Rocketed 117.9% - September 6 at 7:56 AM logoEchoStar Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : SATS-US : September 1, 2017 - September 2 at 8:22 AM logoEchoStar Corp. :SATS-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : September 1, 2017 - September 2 at 8:22 AM logoEchoStar Corporation (SATS) CFO David Rayner Sells 5,000 Shares - August 31 at 7:42 PM logoInsider Selling: EchoStar Corporation (SATS) Insider Sells 7,128 Shares of Stock - August 31 at 7:22 PM logoIn-orbit Testing of the EchoStar XXI Satellite Successfully Completed - August 29 at 7:34 AM logo Brokerages Expect EchoStar Corporation (SATS) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $476.70 Million - August 29 at 7:28 AM logo EchoStar Corporation (SATS) Given $70.50 Average Target Price by Analysts - August 25 at 9:02 AM logoSee what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about EchoStar Corp. - August 16 at 2:24 AM logoEchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ:SATS) Short Interest Update - August 14 at 2:14 AM logoEchostar Corporation (SATS) Posts Q2 EPS of $0.07, Revs Beat - August 11 at 8:20 AM logoHughes Selects Space Systems Loral To Build Next-Generation Ultra High Density Satellite - August 10 at 7:38 AM logoEdited Transcript of SATS earnings conference call or presentation 9-Aug-17 3:00pm GMT - August 10 at 7:38 AM logoEchoStar Corporation (SATS) Posts Earnings Results, Misses Estimates By $0.05 EPS - August 9 at 4:46 PM logo Analysts Anticipate EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ:SATS) to Announce $0.12 Earnings Per Share - August 9 at 10:24 AM logoEchoStar posts 2Q profit - August 9 at 7:11 AM logoEchoStar Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : SATS-US : August 4, 2017 - August 5 at 6:50 AM logoEchoStar Corporation (SATS) Set to Announce Earnings on Wednesday - August 4 at 3:32 PM logoEchoStar Corporation Announces Conference Call For Second Quarter 2017 ... - August 4 at 7:55 AM logoEchoStar Corporation Announces Conference Call For Second Quarter 2017 Financial Results - August 4 at 7:55 AM logoEchoStar says anomaly has disrupted aging satellite - August 2 at 7:16 PM logoEchoStar III Satellite Experiences Anomaly during Move - August 2 at 4:11 PM logoHughes Awarded U.S. Government Contract for SATCOM Communications Architecture - July 25 at 6:25 AM logoZacks: Analysts Anticipate EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ:SATS) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $452.00 Million - July 22 at 11:14 AM logoEchoStar Corp. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:SATS) : July 10, 2017 - July 11 at 7:26 AM logoEchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ:SATS) Stock Rating Lowered by BidaskClub - July 8 at 4:06 PM logoEchoStar Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : SATS-US : July 7, 2017 - July 7 at 9:41 AM logoEchoStar Mobile Joins European Space Agency and Space Industry Leaders in Promoting 5G Across Europe - June 29 at 6:44 AM logo$452.00 Million in Sales Expected for EchoStar Corporation (SATS) This Quarter - June 28 at 1:14 PM logo Analysts Anticipate EchoStar Corporation (SATS) to Post $0.12 EPS - June 26 at 8:26 AM logoEchoStar Mobile and Thales Partner on Mobile Satellite Connectivity for Public ... - June 23 at 9:48 AM logoEchoStar Mobile and Thales Partner on Mobile Satellite Connectivity for Public Protection and Disaster Relief - June 22 at 12:08 PM logoMichael T. Dugan Sells 5,000 Shares of EchoStar Corporation (SATS) Stock - June 21 at 7:46 PM logoHughes Launches Affordable Integrated Broadband and 4G Network Platform - June 21 at 4:53 AM logoWhy EchoStar (SATS) Could Be Positioned for a Surge - June 15 at 12:21 AM logoEchoStar Corporation (SATS) CEO Sells $120,029.28 in Stock - June 13 at 8:14 PM logoInsider Selling: Echostar Co. (SATS) CEO Sells 10,000 Shares of Stock - June 9 at 7:58 PM logoHughes Wins Four Awards from the Alliance for Workplace Excellence - June 9 at 7:53 PM logoEchoStar XXI Satellite Successfully Launched - June 8 at 9:49 PM logoEchostar Co. (SATS) CEO Michael T. Dugan Sells 10,000 Shares - June 5 at 7:42 PM logoHughesNet Gen5 Surpasses 100,000 Subscribers In Just Two Months - June 5 at 3:31 PM logoHughesNet and National 4-H Council Win Silver Halo Award - June 1 at 10:29 PM



EchoStar Corporation (SATS) Chart for Tuesday, September, 26, 2017

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