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Viasat Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.83 (+2.44 %)
(As of 12/1/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $34.83
50-Day Range
MA: $34.77
52-Week Range
Now: $34.83
Volume769,493 shs
Average Volume557,348 shs
Market Capitalization$2.35 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Viasat, Inc. provides broadband and communications products and services worldwide. It operates through three segments: Satellite Services, Commercial Networks, and Government Systems. 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; and mobile broadband services, including satellite-based internet services to energy offshore vessels, cruise ships, consumer ferries, and yachts. As of March 31, 2020, this segment provided broadband Internet services to approximately 590,000 subscribers. Its Commercial Networks segment offers fixed satellite networks comprising satellite network infrastructure and ground terminals; mobile broadband satellite communication systems; and 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. This segment also provides design and technology services, including analysis, design, development, and specification of satellites and ground systems; application specific integrated circuit and monolithic microwave integrated circuit design; and network function virtualization. The company's 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 founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Carlsbad, California.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.3Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.57 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Radio & t.v. communications equipment
Sub-IndustryCommunications Equipment
Current SymbolNASDAQ:VSAT



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.31 billion
Cash Flow$5.59 per share
Book Value$33.00 per share


Net Income$-210,000.00


Market Cap$2.35 billion
Next Earnings Date2/4/2021 (Estimated)
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Viasat (NASDAQ:VSAT) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Viasat's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus?

Viasat's stock was trading at $47.93 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, VSAT stock has decreased by 27.3% and is now trading at $34.83.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Viasat?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Viasat in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Viasat?

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When is Viasat's next earnings date?

Viasat is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 4th 2021.
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How were Viasat's earnings last quarter?

Viasat, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAT) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November, 5th. The communications equipment provider reported $0.03 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.05) by $0.08. The communications equipment provider had revenue of $554.28 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $568.79 million. Viasat had a negative net margin of 0.05% and a negative return on equity of 0.06%. Viasat's revenue for the quarter was down 6.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.33 EPS.
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What price target have analysts set for VSAT?

6 brokers have issued 1-year price targets for Viasat's shares. Their forecasts range from $42.00 to $67.00. On average, they anticipate Viasat's stock price to reach $55.40 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 59.1% from the stock's current price.
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Who are some of Viasat's key competitors?

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).

Who are Viasat's key executives?

Viasat's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Mark D. Dankberg, Co- Founder, Chairman & CEO (Age 65, Pay $3.02M)
  • Mr. Richard A. Baldridge, Pres, COO & Director (Age 61, Pay $2.61M)
  • Ms. Shawn Lynn Duffy, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 50, Pay $1.18M)
  • Mr. Kevin J. Harkenrider, Exec. VP of Global Operations & COO (Age 65, Pay $1.11M)
  • Mr. Ken A. Peterman, Sr. VP & Pres of Gov. Systems (Age 63, Pay $1.53M)
  • Mr. Mark J. Miller, Co-Founder, Exec. VP & CTO (Age 60)
  • Dr. Krishna S. Nathan, Chief Information Officer (Age 57)
  • Mr. Robert James Blair, VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 46)
  • Ms. Christina Phillips, Director of Corp. Communications & PR
  • Ms. Melinda Kimbro, Sr. VP of People & Culture and Chief People Officer (Age 47)

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 many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Baupost Group LLC MA (24.12%), BlackRock Inc. (8.46%), State Street Corp (2.15%), Ashford Capital Management Inc. (0.68%), Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (0.63%) and Morgan Stanley (0.37%). Company insiders that own Viasat stock include B Allen Lay, Baupost Group Llc/Ma, Bruce Leroy Dirks, Doug Abts, Fpr Partners Llc, Harvey White, Jeffrey M Nash, John P Stenbit, Ken Allen Peterman, Keven K Lippert, Kevin J Harkenrider, Mark D Dankberg, Mark J Miller, Melinda Michele Kimbro, Richard A Baldridge, Robert W Johnson, Shawn Lynn Duffy, Toro Melinda Michele Del 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 Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc., Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio, Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC, WINTON GROUP Ltd, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, New York State Common Retirement Fund, ExodusPoint Capital Management LP, and Wells Fargo & Company MN. Company insiders that have sold Viasat company stock in the last year include Fpr Partners Llc, and Melinda Michele Kimbro.
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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 Baupost Group LLC MA, BlackRock Inc., Ashford Capital Management Inc., Squarepoint Ops LLC, Schonfeld Strategic Advisors LLC, DAVENPORT & Co LLC, Weld Capital Management LLC, and Retirement Systems of Alabama. 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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Viasat's stock price today?

One share of VSAT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $34.83.

How big of a company is Viasat?

Viasat has a market capitalization of $2.35 billion and generates $2.31 billion in revenue each year. Viasat employs 6,100 workers across the globe.

What is Viasat's official website?

The official website for Viasat is www.viasat.com.

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 12/2/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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