NASDAQ:VSAT - ViaSat Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $62.01 +0.63 (+1.03 %) (As of 01/18/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$61.38Today's Range$61.60 - $62.1252-Week Range$55.93 - $80.26Volume309,400 shsAverage Volume319,527 shsMarket Capitalization$3.66 billionP/E RatioN/ADividend YieldN/ABeta0.89 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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 designed to access Ka-band broadband services; 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. was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Carlsbad, California. Receive VSAT News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for VSAT and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Radio & t.v. communications equipment Sub-IndustryCommunications Equipment SectorComputer and Technology Current SymbolNASDAQ:VSAT Previous Symbol CUSIP92552V10 Webwww.viasat.com Phone760-476-2200Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.61 Current Ratio1.70 Quick Ratio1.19Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E RatioN/A Forward P/E RatioN/A P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$1.59 billion Price / Sales2.32 Cash Flow$3.5233 per share Price / Cash Flow17.60 Book Value$31.38 per share Price / Book1.98Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($0.86) Net Income$-67,300,000.00 Net Margins-5.87% Return on Equity-4.95% Return on Assets-2.66%Miscellaneous Employees5,200 Outstanding Shares59,650,000Market Cap$3.66 billion OptionableOptionable ViaSat (NASDAQ:VSAT) Frequently Asked Questions What is ViaSat's stock symbol? ViaSat trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "VSAT." How were ViaSat's earnings last quarter? ViaSat, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAT) announced its earnings results on Thursday, November, 1st. The communications equipment provider reported ($0.40) earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.56) by $0.16. The communications equipment provider earned $517.50 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $468.99 million. ViaSat had a negative return on equity of 4.95% and a negative net margin of 5.87%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 32.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.09 EPS. View ViaSat's Earnings History. When is ViaSat's next earnings date? ViaSat is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 14th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for ViaSat. What price target have analysts set for VSAT? 8 equities research analysts have issued 12-month target prices for ViaSat's stock. Their predictions range from $45.00 to $84.00. On average, they expect ViaSat's stock price to reach $66.8571 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 7.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for ViaSat. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for ViaSat? 8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for ViaSat in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 2 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for ViaSat. Has ViaSat been receiving favorable news coverage? Press coverage about VSAT stock has trended somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. ViaSat earned a news impact score of 1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the communications equipment provider a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days. Who are some of ViaSat's key competitors? Some companies that are related to ViaSat include L3 Technologies (LLL), Ubiquiti Networks (UBNT), ARRIS International (ARRS), Echostar (SATS), Commscope (COMM), Mitel Networks (MITL), Casa Systems (CASA), Loral Space & Communications Ltd. (LORL), Comtech Telecomm. (CMTL), Sierra Wireless (SWIR), CalAmp (CAMP), Gilat Satellite Networks (GILT), Harmonic (HLIT), Ceragon Networks (CRNT) and Maxar Technologies (MAXR). Who are ViaSat's key executives? ViaSat's management team includes the folowing 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) Who are ViaSat's major shareholders? ViaSat's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include SG Capital Management LLC (0.45%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.12%), Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.02%), Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.02%) and Virtu Financial LLC (0.01%). Company insiders that own ViaSat stock include B Allen Lay, Bruce Leroy Dirks, David Louis Ryan, Doug Abts, Harvey White, Jeffrey M Nash, John P Stenbit, Ken Allen Peterman, Keven K Lippert, Kevin J Harkenrider, Mark D Dankberg, Richard A Baldridge, Robert James Blair and Toro Melinda Michele Del. View Institutional Ownership Trends for ViaSat. Which major investors are selling ViaSat stock? VSAT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nisa Investment Advisors LLC and Louisiana State Employees Retirement System. Company insiders that have sold ViaSat company stock in the last year include B Allen Lay, David Louis Ryan, Doug Abts, Jeffrey M Nash, John P Stenbit, Ken Allen Peterman, Keven K Lippert, Kevin J Harkenrider, Mark D Dankberg, Richard A Baldridge, Robert James Blair and Toro Melinda Michele Del. View Insider Buying and Selling for ViaSat. Which major investors are buying ViaSat stock? VSAT stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including SG Capital Management LLC, Virtu Financial LLC and Retirement Systems of Alabama. View Insider Buying and Selling 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is ViaSat's stock price today? One share of VSAT stock can currently be purchased for approximately $62.01. How big of a company is ViaSat? ViaSat has a market capitalization of $3.66 billion and generates $1.59 billion in revenue each year. The communications equipment provider earns $-67,300,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.86) on an earnings per share basis. ViaSat employs 5,200 workers across the globe. What is ViaSat's official website? The official website for ViaSat is http://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] MarketBeat Community Rating for ViaSat (NASDAQ VSAT)Community Ranking: 2.3 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 333 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 390 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 723MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about ViaSat and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe VSAT will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe VSAT will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 1/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is Cost of Capital?