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NASDAQ:VSATViaSat Stock Price, Forecast & News

+0.47 (+1.05 %)
(As of 06/5/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $45.39
50-Day Range
MA: $40.90
52-Week Range
Now: $45.39
Volume804,249 shs
Average Volume599,966 shs
Market Capitalization$2.82 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
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 Internet and aviation software services to commercial airlines; and mobile broadband services comprising network management and high-speed Internet connectivity services for customers using airborne, maritime, and ground mobile satellite systems. As of March 31, 2018, this segment provided broadband Internet services to approximately 576,000 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; ASIC and MMIC design; and network function virtualization. The company's Government Systems segment offers government satellite communication systems, including 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 real-time collection and dissemination of secure real-time digital information between command centers, communications nodes, ground and maritime platforms, and airborne intelligence and defense platforms. Viasat Inc. has a collaboration agreement with Facebook Inc. to enhance the deployment of high-speed Internet to communities worldwide. 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: 1.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.69 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$5.56 per share
Book Value$33.00 per share


Net Income$-210,000.00


Market Cap$2.82 billion
Next Earnings Date8/13/2020 (Estimated)

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ViaSat (NASDAQ:VSAT) Frequently Asked Questions

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 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, VSAT stock has decreased by 5.3% and is now trading at $45.39. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

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." View analyst ratings for ViaSat.

When is ViaSat's next earnings date?

ViaSat is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 13th 2020. View our earnings forecast for ViaSat.

How were ViaSat's earnings last quarter?

ViaSat, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAT) issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May, 26th. The communications equipment provider reported $0.03 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.06) by $0.09. The communications equipment provider had revenue of $591.72 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $586.38 million. ViaSat had a negative net margin of 0.01% and a negative return on equity of 0.01%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 6.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.33 EPS. View ViaSat's earnings history.

What price target have analysts set for VSAT?

6 brokers have issued twelve-month price objectives for ViaSat's shares. Their forecasts range from $43.00 to $67.00. On average, they anticipate ViaSat's share price to reach $55.60 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 22.5% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for ViaSat.

Has ViaSat been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about VSAT stock have been trending positive on Saturday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. ViaSat earned a coverage optimism score of 2.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the communications equipment provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days. View the latest news aboutViaSat.

Are investors shorting ViaSat?

ViaSat saw a drop in short interest in the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 4,040,000 shares, a drop of 5.2% from the April 15th total of 4,260,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 615,700 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 6.6 days. Approximately 6.9% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View ViaSat's Current Options Chain.

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 Xilinx (XLNX), InterDigital Wireless (IDCC), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Alibaba Group (BABA), Cisco Systems (CSCO), AT&T (T), General Dynamics (GD), Boeing (BA), NVIDIA (NVDA) and Walt Disney (DIS).

Who are ViaSat's key executives?

ViaSat's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Mark D. Dankberg, Chairman & CEO (Age 64)
  • Mr. Richard A. Baldridge, Pres, COO & Director (Age 60)
  • Ms. Shawn Lynn Duffy, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 49)
  • Mr. Keven K. Lippert, Chief Commercial Officer & Exec. VP of Strategic Initiatives (Age 46)
  • Mr. Ken A. Peterman, Sr. VP & Pres of Gov. Systems (Age 62)

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 variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include FPR Partners LLC (10.25%), BlackRock Inc. (8.20%), Southeastern Asset Management Inc. TN (3.75%), Odey Asset Management Group Ltd (2.96%), New South Capital Management Inc. (2.77%) and Disciplined Growth Investors Inc. MN (2.46%). Company insiders that own ViaSat stock include B Allen Lay, Bruce Leroy Dirks, David Louis Ryan, 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 James Blair, Robert W Johnson, Shawn Lynn Duffy, Toro Melinda Michele Del and Varsha Rajendra Rao. View institutional ownership trends for ViaSat.

Which institutional investors are selling ViaSat stock?

VSAT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Franklin Resources Inc., BlackRock Inc., Principal Financial Group Inc., Baird Financial Group Inc., Squarepoint Ops LLC, UBS Group AG, NWQ Investment Management Company LLC, and New South Capital Management Inc.. Company insiders that have sold ViaSat company stock in the last year include B Allen Lay, Fpr Partners Llc, Harvey White, John P Stenbit, Keven K Lippert, Kevin J Harkenrider, Mark D Dankberg, Mark J Miller, Melinda Michele Kimbro, Robert W Johnson, and Varsha Rajendra Rao. View insider buying and selling activity for ViaSat.

Which institutional investors are buying ViaSat stock?

VSAT stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Southeastern Asset Management Inc. TN, FPR Partners LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Odey Asset Management Group Ltd, Fiduciary Management Inc. WI, Disciplined Growth Investors Inc. MN, Mutual of America Capital Management LLC, and South Dakota Investment Council. View insider buying and selling activity for ViaSat.

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 $45.39.

How big of a company is ViaSat?

ViaSat has a market capitalization of $2.82 billion and generates $2.31 billion in revenue each year. ViaSat employs 5,600 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 6/6/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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