Echostar Company Profile (NASDAQ:SATS)

About Echostar (NASDAQ:SATS)

Echostar 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: Communication Equipment
  • Sub-Industry: Communications Equipment
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:SATS
  • CUSIP: 27876810
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $5.66 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 95,491,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $57.66
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $54.17
  • 52 Week Range: $36.43 - $59.80
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 33.15
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 54.92
  • P/E Growth: 18.18
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $3.06 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.85
  • Book Value: $40.14 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.48
  • EBIDTA: $862.99 million
  • Net Margins: 6.60%
  • Return on Equity: 5.28%
  • Return on Assets: 2.65%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.91%
  • Current Ratio: 6.78%
  • Quick Ratio: 6.65%
  • Average Volume: 202,873 shs.
  • Beta: 0.68
  • Short Ratio: 3.28

Frequently Asked Questions for Echostar (NASDAQ:SATS)

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) released its earnings results on Wednesday, May, 10th. The company reported $0.34 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.17 by $0.17. The company earned $443.20 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $447.17 million. Echostar had a return on equity of 5.28% and a net margin of 6.60%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 2.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.54 earnings per share. View Echostar's Earnings History.

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

2 brokerages have issued twelve-month target prices for Echostar's stock. Their forecasts range from $55.00 to $70.00. On average, they anticipate Echostar's stock price to reach $62.50 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Echostar.

Are investors shorting Echostar?

Echostar saw a decrease in short interest in the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totalling 890,108 shares, a decrease of 23.6% from the April 28th total of 1,164,537 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 170,250 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 5.2 days. Approximately 1.9% of the company's stock are short sold.

Who are some of Echostar's key competitors?

Who owns Echostar stock?

Echostar's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Renaissance Technologies LLC (2.91%), Vanguard Group Inc. (2.86%), BlackRock Inc. (2.04%), Thornburg Investment Management Inc. (1.74%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.35%) and Kensico Capital Management Corp (1.20%). Company insiders that own Echostar stock include Anthony M Federico, Dean Manson, Kranti Kilaru, Michael T Dugan, Pradman P Kaul and Tom A Ortolf. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Echostar.

Who sold Echostar stock? Who is selling Echostar stock?

Echostar's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Kensico Capital Management Corp, Gabelli Funds LLC, Nationwide Fund Advisors, Sei Investments Co., Vanguard Group Inc., AXA, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D and Oxford Asset Management. Company insiders that have sold Echostar stock in the last year include Dean Manson, Kranti Kilaru and Pradman P Kaul. View Insider Buying and Selling for Echostar.

Who bought Echostar stock? Who is buying Echostar stock?

Echostar's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Lazard Asset Management LLC, FMR LLC, Acadian Asset Management LLC, Point72 Asset Management L.P. and State Street Corp. View Insider Buying and Selling for Echostar.

How do I buy Echostar stock?

Shares of Echostar 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 stock cost?

One share of Echostar stock can currently be purchased for approximately $59.31.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Echostar (NASDAQ:SATS) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.00)
Consensus Price Target: $62.50 (5.38% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Echostar (NASDAQ:SATS)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
3/24/2017Citigroup IncLower Price TargetBuy$71.00 -> $70.00LowView Rating Details
11/25/2016MacquarieReiterated RatingPositive$55.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/28/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Echostar (NASDAQ:SATS)
Earnings by Quarter for Echostar (NASDAQ:SATS)
Earnings History by Quarter for Echostar (NASDAQ:SATS)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
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 (NASDAQ:SATS)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.65 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.08 EPS


Dividend History for Echostar (NASDAQ:SATS)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Echostar (NASDAQ:SATS)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 61.04%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 44.28%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Echostar (NASDAQ:SATS)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Echostar (NASDAQ:SATS)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Echostar (NASDAQ:SATS)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
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 (NASDAQ:SATS)
Latest Headlines for Echostar (NASDAQ:SATS)
DateHeadline logoHughesNet Gen5 Wins Gold Stevie In 2017 American Business Awards - May 26 at 6:42 AM logoETFs with exposure to EchoStar Corp. : May 25, 2017 - May 26 at 6:42 AM logoGlobal-IP Selects Hughes JUPITER System to Bring High-Performance Broadband to Sub-Saharan Africa - May 24 at 9:37 AM logoInsider Selling: Echostar Co. (SATS) EVP Sells 1,469 Shares of Stock - May 23 at 8:18 PM logoInsider Selling: Echostar Co. (SATS) Insider Sells 14,999 Shares of Stock - May 23 at 7:26 PM logoJack in the Box Selects Hughes for Its Nationwide Next-Generation Network - May 23 at 9:29 AM logoEchoStar Corp. :SATS-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 23, 2017 - May 23 at 9:29 AM logoHughes JUPITER™ System Selected for National 'Digital India' Initiative - May 22 at 9:11 AM logoHughes Announces Managed SD-WAN Solution for the Public Sector - May 22 at 9:11 AM logoEchostar Co. (SATS) Insider Pradman P. Kaul Sells 1,447 Shares - May 18 at 8:11 PM logoEdited Transcript of SATS earnings conference call or presentation 10-May-17 4:00pm GMT - May 16 at 9:26 AM logoHughes Awarded Multi-Year Contract to Deliver Turnkey, Fully Managed IP Network for Global Multinational Organization - May 16 at 9:26 AM logoEchostar Co. (SATS) Raised to "Hold" at Zacks Investment Research - May 13 at 7:26 AM logoEchostar Co. (SATS) Issues Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.17 EPS - May 10 at 3:52 PM logoEchoStar Announces First Quarter 2017 Results - May 10 at 11:02 AM logoHughes Maintains Position as #1 Global VSAT Provider in Latest COMSYS Report - May 9 at 7:13 PM logoHughes Offers New Multi-band Transportable Manpack Terminal - May 8 at 11:38 AM logo$454 Million in Sales Expected for Echostar Co. (SATS) This Quarter - May 7 at 9:40 AM logoEchoStar Corporation Announces Conference Call For First Quarter 2017 Financial Results - May 5 at 8:00 PM logo Brokerages Anticipate Echostar Co. (SATS) to Announce $0.17 EPS - May 5 at 10:40 AM logoVery Favorable Media Coverage Somewhat Likely to Affect Echostar (SATS) Share Price - May 4 at 7:30 AM logoEchostar (SATS) Given Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.04 - April 30 at 2:41 PM logoEchostar Co. (SATS) Short Interest Update - April 29 at 1:15 AM logoEchostar (SATS) Receives Daily News Impact Rating of 0.17 - April 26 at 8:12 PM logoEchoStar Welcomes Signing of Tennessee Broadband Accessibility Act - April 26 at 5:32 PM logoEchostar Co. (SATS) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research - April 25 at 10:56 AM logoEchostar Co. (SATS) Lifted to Hold at Zacks Investment Research - April 19 at 8:15 AM logoAnalysts Expect Echostar Co. (SATS) to Post $0.17 Earnings Per Share - April 18 at 12:08 AM logoEchostar (SATS) Earns News Sentiment Score of 0.10 - April 16 at 11:03 AM logo Analysts Expect Echostar Co. (SATS) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $454 Million - April 16 at 9:48 AM logo Brokerages Expect Echostar Co. (SATS) to Post $0.17 EPS - April 14 at 11:04 AM logoEchoStar XXIII Satellite Successfully Positioned in Orbital Slot - April 3 at 7:17 PM logoEchoStar starts in-orbit testing of latest satellite - April 3 at 5:33 PM logoHughesNet Gen5 High-Speed Satellite Internet Service Now Available via GSA Schedule - March 30 at 7:56 PM logoHughesNet and National 4-H Council Named a 2017 Halo Award Finalist for the Second Year in a Row - March 28 at 9:31 AM logoSpaceX Blasts Off One of Its Last Nonreusable Rockets - March 25 at 8:22 AM logoEchostar Co. (SATS) PT Lowered to $70.00 at Citigroup Inc - March 24 at 11:46 AM logoZacks: Echostar Co. (SATS) Given Consensus Rating of "" by Brokerages - March 21 at 11:52 AM logoSSL-built, highly flexible satellite for EchoStar begins post-launch maneuvers according to plan - March 16 at 4:08 PM logoSpaceX rocket launches EchoStar satellite into orbit - March 16 at 4:08 PM logoSpaceX launches communications satellite into orbit - March 16 at 8:01 AM logoSpaceX to launch a communications satellite early Thursday - March 15 at 1:51 PM logoSpaceX to launch commercial communications satellite tonight - March 13 at 1:37 PM logoHughes HM200 Named Top Aeronautical Mobility Innovation of 2017 - March 8 at 7:55 PM logoHughes Launches Industry's Fastest High-Throughput Satellite (HTS) Service for Enterprises and Government - March 7 at 7:32 PM logoHughes Launches World's Largest and Fastest Broadband Satellite Network - March 7 at 7:32 PM logoHughes Announces JUPITER Aero System Offering Industry's Fastest In-Flight Internet Connectivity - March 7 at 7:32 PM logoHughes Announces HughesNet Gen5 High-Speed Satellite Internet Service - March 7 at 7:32 PM logoECHOSTAR CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Completion of Acquisition or Disposition of Assets, Amendments to Articles of Inc. - March 6 at 6:59 PM logoHughes Selected for General Atomics Aeronautical "Type-Certifiable" Predator B RPA Platform - March 6 at 11:30 AM



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