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NASDAQ:VSATViaSat Stock Price, Forecast & News

+3.53 (+9.15 %)
(As of 08/7/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $42.10
50-Day Range
MA: $37.87
52-Week Range
Now: $42.10
Volume1.65 million shs
Average Volume457,735 shs
Market Capitalization$2.65 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: 4.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.29 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$5.50 per share
Book Value$33.00 per share


Net Income$-210,000.00


Market Cap$2.65 billion
Next Earnings Date11/5/2020 (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 12.2% and is now trading at $42.10.
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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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When is ViaSat's next earnings date?

ViaSat is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November 5th 2020.
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How were ViaSat's earnings last quarter?

ViaSat, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAT) released its earnings results on Thursday, August, 6th. The communications equipment provider reported ($0.20) earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.38) by $0.18. The communications equipment provider earned $530.49 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $519.96 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 1.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.10 EPS.
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What price target have analysts set for VSAT?

6 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for ViaSat's stock. Their forecasts range from $43.00 to $67.00. On average, they anticipate ViaSat's share price to reach $55.60 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 32.1% from the stock's current price.
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Has ViaSat been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about VSAT stock have been trending very negative recently, InfoTrie reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. ViaSat earned a news impact score of -3.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the communications equipment provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days.
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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 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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Principal Financial Group Inc. (0.28%), Mutual of America Capital Management LLC (0.24%), Swiss National Bank (0.17%), New York State Common Retirement Fund (0.15%), Great Lakes Advisors LLC (0.15%) and Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.10%). Company insiders that own ViaSat stock include B Allen Lay, Baupost Group Llc/Ma, 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 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 WINTON GROUP Ltd, New York State Common Retirement Fund, Texas Permanent School Fund, Mutual of America Capital Management LLC, Allen Capital Group LLC, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Dupont Capital Management Corp, and Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund. Company insiders that have sold ViaSat company stock in the last year include Fpr Partners Llc, Harvey White, John P Stenbit, Keven K Lippert, Melinda Michele Kimbro, Robert W Johnson, and Varsha Rajendra Rao.
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Which institutional investors are buying ViaSat stock?

VSAT stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Duality Advisers LP, Great Lakes Advisors LLC, Swiss National Bank, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Ruffer LLP, SG Americas Securities LLC, ProShare Advisors LLC, and Defender Capital LLC.. 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 $42.10.

How big of a company is ViaSat?

ViaSat has a market capitalization of $2.65 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 8/9/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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