Viasat Stock Forecast, Price & News

-1.41 (-2.73 %)
(As of 06/14/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume463,942 shs
Average Volume708,533 shs
Market Capitalization$3.64 billion
P/E Ratio1,253.75
Dividend YieldN/A
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About Viasat

Viasat, Inc. provides broadband and communications products and services worldwide. The company's Satellite Services segment offers satellite-based fixed broadband services, including broadband internet access and voice over internet protocol services to consumers and businesses; in-flight entertainment, internet, and aviation software services to commercial airlines; community internet services; mobile broadband services, including satellite-based internet services to energy offshore vessels, cruise ships, consumer ferries, and yachts; and advanced software and communication infrastructure services, which include ultra-secure solutions IP connectivity, bandwidth-optimized over-the-top applications, industrial internet-of-things big data enablement, and industry-leading machine learning analytics. This segment provides broadband Internet services to approximately 590,000 subscribers. Its Commercial Networks segment offers fixed satellite communication systems comprising satellite network infrastructure and ground terminals; mobile broadband satellite communication systems; antenna systems for terrestrial and satellite applications, such as earth imaging, remote sensing, mobile satellite communication, Ka-band earth stations, and other multi-band antennas; design and technology services comprising analysis, design, and development of satellites and ground systems; application specific integrated circuit and monolithic microwave integrated circuit chips; and network function virtualization. Its Government Systems segment offers various mobile and fixed broadband modems, terminals, network access control systems, and antenna systems; cybersecurity and information assurance products and services; and tactical radio and information distribution systems to enable voice, and real-time collection and dissemination of video and data using secure, and jam-resistant transmission links. The company was incorporated in 1986 and is headquartered in Carlsbad, California.


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1.85 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

160th out of 1,586 stocks

Radio & T.V. Communications Equipment Industry

8th out of 52 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.4Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Viasat (NASDAQ:VSAT) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Viasat a buy right now?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Viasat in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 hold ratings, 2 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" Viasat stock.
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When is Viasat's next earnings date?

Viasat is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 5th 2021.
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How were Viasat's earnings last quarter?

Viasat, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAT) released its quarterly earnings results on Monday, May, 24th. The communications equipment provider reported $0.12 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.03 by $0.09. The communications equipment provider earned $595.80 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $607.97 million. Viasat had a net margin of 0.16% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 0.16%. The firm's revenue was up .7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.32 earnings per share.
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How has Viasat's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Viasat's stock was trading at $47.93 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, VSAT stock has increased by 4.6% and is now trading at $50.15.
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What price target have analysts set for VSAT?

5 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Viasat's shares. Their forecasts range from $45.00 to $90.00. On average, they expect Viasat's stock price to reach $65.40 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 30.4% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Viasat's key executives?

Viasat's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Richard A. Baldridge, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 62, Pay $2.61M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Ms. Shawn Lynn Duffy, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 51, Pay $1.18M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Kevin J. Harkenrider, Exec. VP of Global Operations & COO (Age 66, Pay $1.11M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Ken A. Peterman, Non-Exec. Sr. Advisor (Age 64, Pay $1.53M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Mark J. Miller, Co-Founder, Exec. VP & CTO (Age 61)
  • Dr. Krishna S. Nathan, Chief Information Officer (Age 58) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Robert James Blair, VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 47) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Ms. Christina Phillips, Director of Corp. Communications & PR
  • Ms. Melinda Kimbro, Sr. VP of People & Culture and Chief People Officer (Age 48) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Keven K. Lippert, Exec. VP of Strategic Initiatives & Chief Commercial Officer (Age 48) (LinkedIn Profile)

What is Rick Baldridge's approval rating as Viasat's CEO?

6 employees have rated Viasat CEO Rick Baldridge on Rick Baldridge has an approval rating of 54% among Viasat's employees. This puts Rick Baldridge in the bottom 25% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

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What other stocks do shareholders of Viasat own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Viasat investors own include Cisco Systems (CSCO), Xilinx (XLNX), QUALCOMM (QCOM), AT&T (T), Enbridge (ENB), Intel (INTC), Pfizer (PFE), Raytheon Technologies (RTX), The Boeing (BA) and InterDigital (IDCC).

What is Viasat's stock symbol?

Viasat trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "VSAT."

Who are Viasat's major shareholders?

Viasat's stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (7.97%), Disciplined Growth Investors Inc. MN (3.32%), New South Capital Management Inc. (3.28%), Nuveen Asset Management LLC (1.74%), Cove Street Capital LLC (1.54%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.44%). Company insiders that own Viasat stock include B Allen Lay, Baupost Group Llc/Ma, Fpr Partners Llc, Harvey White, John P Stenbit, Keven K Lippert, Kevin J Harkenrider, Melinda Michele Kimbro, Richard A Baldridge, Robert W Johnson and Varsha Rajendra Rao.
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Which institutional investors are selling Viasat stock?

VSAT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Odey Asset Management Group Ltd, Franklin Resources Inc., Disciplined Growth Investors Inc. MN, D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc., Morgan Stanley, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Millennium Management LLC, and Tudor Investment Corp Et Al. Company insiders that have sold Viasat company stock in the last year include Fpr Partners Llc, and Keven K Lippert.
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Which institutional investors are buying Viasat stock?

VSAT stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Neuberger Berman Group LLC, Credit Suisse AG, BlackRock Inc., Castleark Management LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Penserra Capital Management LLC, Northern Trust Corp, and Principal Financial Group Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Viasat stock in the last two years include Baupost Group Llc/Ma, and Richard A Baldridge.
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How do I buy shares of Viasat?

Shares of VSAT can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Viasat's stock price today?

One share of VSAT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $50.15.

How much money does Viasat make?

Viasat has a market capitalization of $3.64 billion and generates $2.26 billion in revenue each year. The communications equipment provider earns $3.69 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.06 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Viasat have?

Viasat employs 5,800 workers across the globe.

Does Viasat have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of Viasat: Arconics, Efficient Channel Coding, Enerdyne Technologies, Engreen Inc., Engreen India Private Limited, Euro Broadband Retail Sàrl, Exede Communications Limitada, Exede DEU GmbH, Exede Servicos De Comunicacoes Rio Limitada, Horsebridge Defence & Security Ltd., Horsebridge Defence and Security Limited, IOM Licensing Holding Company Limited, Intelligent Compression Technologies, JAST Antenna Systems, LonoCloud, MBC Croatia d.o.o, MBC France S.A.S, NetNearU, RigNet, Stonewood Group, Thames Space Limited, US Monolithics, V3GS MBC Hungary Ltd, V3GS SI d.o.o, VParent Inc., VService Inc., ViaSat (IOM) Limited, ViaSat Antenna Systems S.A., ViaSat Australia PTY Limited, ViaSat Broadband Holdings B.V., ViaSat China Services Inc., ViaSat Europe S.r.L., ViaSat Inc. Limitada, ViaSat India Pvt. Ltd., ViaSat Netherlands B.V., ViaSat Peru S.R.L., ViaSat Satellite Holdings Limited, ViaSat Satellite Ventures Holdings Luxembourg S.a.r.l., ViaSat Stimulus LLC, ViaSat Technologies Limited, ViaSat Tecnologia S.A. de C.V., ViaSat UK Limited, ViaSat VS3 Holdings Limited, ViaSat Worldwide Limited, Viasat Carrier Services Inc., Viasat Colombia S.A.S, Viasat Europe Sarl (Switzerland), Viasat Germany GmbH, Viasat Italy S.r.l., Viasat Services Holding Co, WildBlue, Wildblue Communications Canada Corp., and mmWaveBroadband Co.

When was Viasat founded?

Viasat was founded in 1986.

What is Viasat's official website?

The official website for Viasat is

Where are Viasat's headquarters?

Viasat is headquartered at 6155 EL CAMINO REAL, CARLSBAD CA, 92009.

How can I contact Viasat?

Viasat's mailing address is 6155 EL CAMINO REAL, CARLSBAD CA, 92009. The communications equipment provider can be reached via phone at 760-476-2200 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 6/14/2021 by Staff
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