Viasat Stock Forecast, Price & News

+1.38 (+2.89 %)
(As of 04/16/2021 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $49.08
50-Day Range
MA: $50.93
52-Week Range
Now: $49.08
Volume361,693 shs
Average Volume805,682 shs
Market Capitalization$3.36 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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

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



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.31 billion
Cash Flow$7.88 per share
Book Value$33.00 per share


Net Income$-210,000.00


Market Cap$3.36 billion
Next Earnings Date5/25/2021 (Estimated)


First Week of VSAT April 16th Options Trading
April 13, 2021 |
Viasat (NASDAQ:VSAT) Upgraded by Raymond James to "Strong-Buy"
April 1, 2021 |
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Overall MarketRank

1.60 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

268th out of 1,551 stocks

Radio & T.V. Communications Equipment Industry

10th out of 52 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.4Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
+1.38 (+2.89 %)
(As of 04/16/2021 04:00 PM ET)
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Viasat (NASDAQ:VSAT) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Viasat a buy right now?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Viasat in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 hold ratings, 3 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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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Viasat?

Wall Street analysts have given Viasat a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Viasat wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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When is Viasat's next earnings date?

Viasat is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, May 25th 2021.
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How were Viasat's earnings last quarter?

Viasat, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAT) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February, 4th. The communications equipment provider reported $0.39 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.02 by $0.37. The communications equipment provider had revenue of $575.60 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $592.56 million. Viasat had a negative net margin of 0.05% and a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 0.06%. The company's revenue was down 2.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.39 EPS.
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How has Viasat's stock 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. Since then, VSAT stock has increased by 2.4% and is now trading at $49.08.
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What price target have analysts set for VSAT?

6 brokerages have issued twelve-month price objectives for Viasat's shares. Their forecasts range from $42.00 to $90.00. On average, they anticipate Viasat's stock price to reach $64.00 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)
  • Ms. Shawn Lynn Duffy, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 51, Pay $1.18M)
  • Mr. Kevin J. Harkenrider, Exec. VP of Global Operations & COO (Age 66, Pay $1.11M)
  • Mr. Ken A. Peterman, Sr. VP & Pres of Gov. Systems (Age 64, Pay $1.53M)
  • Mr. Mark J. Miller, Co-Founder, Exec. VP & CTO (Age 61)
  • Dr. Krishna S. Nathan, Chief Information Officer (Age 58)
  • Mr. Robert James Blair, VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 47)
  • Ms. Christina Phillips, Director of Corp. Communications & PR
  • Ms. Melinda Kimbro, Sr. VP of People & Culture and Chief People Officer (Age 48)
  • Mr. Keven K. Lippert, Exec. VP of Strategic Initiatives & Chief Commercial Officer (Age 48)

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.

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).

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 shareholders include Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.12%), Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.02%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.01%), Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. (0.01%), Coastal Investment Advisors Inc. (0.01%) and CHICAGO TRUST Co NA (0.01%). Company insiders that own Viasat stock include B Allen Lay, Baupost Group Llc/Ma, Bruce Leroy Dirks, Fpr Partners Llc, Harvey White, John P Stenbit, 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 major investors are selling Viasat stock?

VSAT stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of Alaska Department of Revenue. 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 major investors are buying Viasat stock?

VSAT stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., Coastal Investment Advisors Inc., CHICAGO TRUST Co NA, NEXT Financial Group Inc, Retirement Systems of Alabama, and Louisiana State Employees Retirement System. 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 $49.08.

How much money does Viasat make?

Viasat has a market capitalization of $3.36 billion and generates $2.31 billion in revenue each year.

How many employees does Viasat have?

Viasat employs 6,100 workers across the globe.

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 4/17/2021 by Staff
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