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: www.echostar.com
Capitalization:
  • 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
P/E:
  • 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
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $862.99 million
  • 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%
Misc:
  • 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 quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May, 10th. The company reported $0.34 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.17 by $0.17. The business had revenue of $443.20 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $447.17 million. Echostar had a net margin of 6.60% and a return on equity of 5.28%. The company's revenue was up 2.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.54 EPS. View Echostar's Earnings History.

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

2 analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Echostar's stock. Their predictions 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 drop in short interest during the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totalling 890,108 shares, a drop of 23.6% from the April 28th total of 1,164,537 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 170,250 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 5.2 days. Approximately 1.9% of the shares of the stock are sold short.

Who are some of Echostar's key competitors?

Who are Echostar's key executives?

Echostar'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 stock?

Echostar's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors 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 acquired 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.

What is Echostar's stock price today?

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


MarketBeat Community Rating for Echostar (NASDAQ SATS)
Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 ( )
Outperform Votes:  51 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  66 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  117
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Echostar 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 (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)
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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 5/29/2015 forward)

Earnings

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)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Echostar (NASDAQ:SATS)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.65 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.08 EPS

Dividends

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

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)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Echostar (NASDAQ:SATS)
Latest Headlines for Echostar (NASDAQ:SATS)
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DateHeadline
americanbankingnews.com logoEchostar Co. (SATS) Short Interest Down 23.6% in May
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 29 at 7:16 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHughesNet Gen5 Wins Gold Stevie In 2017 American Business Awards
finance.yahoo.com - May 26 at 6:42 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to EchoStar Corp. : May 25, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 26 at 6:42 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoGlobal-IP Selects Hughes JUPITER System to Bring High-Performance Broadband to Sub-Saharan Africa
finance.yahoo.com - May 24 at 9:37 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoInsider Selling: Echostar Co. (SATS) EVP Sells 1,469 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 23 at 8:18 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoInsider Selling: Echostar Co. (SATS) Insider Sells 14,999 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 23 at 7:26 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoJack in the Box Selects Hughes for Its Nationwide Next-Generation Network
finance.yahoo.com - May 23 at 9:29 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEchoStar Corp. :SATS-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 23, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 23 at 9:29 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHughes JUPITER™ System Selected for National 'Digital India' Initiative
finance.yahoo.com - May 22 at 9:11 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHughes Announces Managed SD-WAN Solution for the Public Sector
finance.yahoo.com - May 22 at 9:11 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoEchostar Co. (SATS) Insider Pradman P. Kaul Sells 1,447 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 18 at 8:11 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of SATS earnings conference call or presentation 10-May-17 4:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - May 16 at 9:26 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHughes Awarded Multi-Year Contract to Deliver Turnkey, Fully Managed IP Network for Global Multinational Organization
finance.yahoo.com - May 16 at 9:26 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoEchostar Co. (SATS) Raised to "Hold" at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 13 at 7:26 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoEchostar Co. (SATS) Issues Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.17 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 10 at 3:52 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEchoStar Announces First Quarter 2017 Results
finance.yahoo.com - May 10 at 11:02 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHughes Maintains Position as #1 Global VSAT Provider in Latest COMSYS Report
finance.yahoo.com - May 9 at 7:13 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHughes Offers New Multi-band Transportable Manpack Terminal
finance.yahoo.com - May 8 at 11:38 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo$454 Million in Sales Expected for Echostar Co. (SATS) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 7 at 9:40 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEchoStar Corporation Announces Conference Call For First Quarter 2017 Financial Results
finance.yahoo.com - May 5 at 8:00 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo Brokerages Anticipate Echostar Co. (SATS) to Announce $0.17 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 5 at 10:40 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoVery Favorable Media Coverage Somewhat Likely to Affect Echostar (SATS) Share Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 4 at 7:30 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoEchostar (SATS) Given Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.04
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 30 at 2:41 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEchostar Co. (SATS) Short Interest Update
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 29 at 1:15 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoEchostar (SATS) Receives Daily News Impact Rating of 0.17
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 26 at 8:12 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEchoStar Welcomes Signing of Tennessee Broadband Accessibility Act
finance.yahoo.com - April 26 at 5:32 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEchostar Co. (SATS) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 25 at 10:56 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoEchostar Co. (SATS) Lifted to Hold at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 19 at 8:15 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoAnalysts Expect Echostar Co. (SATS) to Post $0.17 Earnings Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 18 at 12:08 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoEchostar (SATS) Earns News Sentiment Score of 0.10
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 16 at 11:03 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo Analysts Expect Echostar Co. (SATS) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $454 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 16 at 9:48 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo Brokerages Expect Echostar Co. (SATS) to Post $0.17 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 14 at 11:04 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEchoStar XXIII Satellite Successfully Positioned in Orbital Slot
finance.yahoo.com - April 3 at 7:17 PM
seekingalpha.com logoEchoStar starts in-orbit testing of latest satellite
seekingalpha.com - April 3 at 5:33 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHughesNet Gen5 High-Speed Satellite Internet Service Now Available via GSA Schedule
finance.yahoo.com - March 30 at 7:56 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHughesNet and National 4-H Council Named a 2017 Halo Award Finalist for the Second Year in a Row
finance.yahoo.com - March 28 at 9:31 AM
fool.com logoSpaceX Blasts Off One of Its Last Nonreusable Rockets
www.fool.com - March 25 at 8:22 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoEchostar Co. (SATS) PT Lowered to $70.00 at Citigroup Inc
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 24 at 11:46 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Echostar Co. (SATS) Given Consensus Rating of "" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 21 at 11:52 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSSL-built, highly flexible satellite for EchoStar begins post-launch maneuvers according to plan
finance.yahoo.com - March 16 at 4:08 PM
bizjournals.com logoSpaceX rocket launches EchoStar satellite into orbit
www.bizjournals.com - March 16 at 4:08 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoSpaceX launches communications satellite into orbit
uk.finance.yahoo.com - March 16 at 8:01 AM
latimes.com logoSpaceX to launch a communications satellite early Thursday
www.latimes.com - March 15 at 1:51 PM
latimes.com logoSpaceX to launch commercial communications satellite tonight
www.latimes.com - March 13 at 1:37 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoHughes HM200 Named Top Aeronautical Mobility Innovation of 2017
us.rd.yahoo.com - March 8 at 7:55 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHughes Launches Industry's Fastest High-Throughput Satellite (HTS) Service for Enterprises and Government
finance.yahoo.com - March 7 at 7:32 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHughes Launches World's Largest and Fastest Broadband Satellite Network
finance.yahoo.com - March 7 at 7:32 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHughes Announces JUPITER Aero System Offering Industry's Fastest In-Flight Internet Connectivity
finance.yahoo.com - March 7 at 7:32 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHughes Announces HughesNet Gen5 High-Speed Satellite Internet Service
finance.yahoo.com - March 7 at 7:32 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoECHOSTAR CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Completion of Acquisition or Disposition of Assets, Amendments to Articles of Inc.
biz.yahoo.com - March 6 at 6:59 PM

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