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Viasat Competitors

$38.69
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$37.55
Now: $38.69
$39.22
50-Day Range
$30.57
MA: $33.84
$37.79
52-Week Range
$25.10
Now: $38.69
$74.05
Volume1.33 million shs
Average Volume1.06 million shs
Market Capitalization$2.61 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.21

Competitors

Viasat (NASDAQ:VSAT) Vs. CSCO, QCOM, PANW, MSI, FFIV, and CIEN

Should you be buying VSAT stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "communications equipment" are considered alternatives and competitors to Viasat, including Cisco Systems (CSCO), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Palo Alto Networks (PANW), Motorola Solutions (MSI), F5 Networks (FFIV), and Ciena (CIEN).

Cisco Systems (NASDAQ:CSCO) and Viasat (NASDAQ:VSAT) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends, valuation and risk.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Cisco Systems and Viasat's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Cisco Systems$49.30 billion3.89$11.21 billion$2.9215.56
Viasat$2.31 billion1.13$-210,000.00N/AN/A

Cisco Systems has higher revenue and earnings than Viasat.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Cisco Systems and Viasat, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Cisco Systems015902.38
Viasat03302.50

Cisco Systems currently has a consensus target price of $47.4348, suggesting a potential upside of 4.41%. Viasat has a consensus target price of $55.40, suggesting a potential upside of 43.19%. Given Viasat's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Viasat is more favorable than Cisco Systems.

Profitability

This table compares Cisco Systems and Viasat's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Cisco Systems21.76%32.64%12.94%
Viasat-0.05%-0.06%-0.02%

Risk & Volatility

Cisco Systems has a beta of 0.95, meaning that its stock price is 5% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Viasat has a beta of 1.21, meaning that its stock price is 21% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

70.6% of Cisco Systems shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 80.1% of Viasat shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.0% of Cisco Systems shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 6.3% of Viasat shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Cisco Systems beats Viasat on 8 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

QUALCOMM (NASDAQ:QCOM) and Viasat (NASDAQ:VSAT) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, valuation, risk and institutional ownership.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares QUALCOMM and Viasat's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
QUALCOMM$24.27 billion7.32$4.39 billion$2.8455.31
Viasat$2.31 billion1.13$-210,000.00N/AN/A

QUALCOMM has higher revenue and earnings than Viasat.

Risk & Volatility

QUALCOMM has a beta of 1.34, indicating that its stock price is 34% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Viasat has a beta of 1.21, indicating that its stock price is 21% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

74.8% of QUALCOMM shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 80.1% of Viasat shares are held by institutional investors. 0.1% of QUALCOMM shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 6.3% of Viasat shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares QUALCOMM and Viasat's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
QUALCOMM13.72%78.39%9.49%
Viasat-0.05%-0.06%-0.02%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for QUALCOMM and Viasat, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
QUALCOMM192112.69
Viasat03302.50

QUALCOMM currently has a consensus price target of $149.0385, indicating a potential downside of 5.13%. Viasat has a consensus price target of $55.40, indicating a potential upside of 43.19%. Given Viasat's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Viasat is more favorable than QUALCOMM.

Summary

QUALCOMM beats Viasat on 11 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Viasat (NASDAQ:VSAT) and Palo Alto Networks (NYSE:PANW) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings, profitability, risk and valuation.

Risk and Volatility

Viasat has a beta of 1.21, meaning that its share price is 21% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Palo Alto Networks has a beta of 1.17, meaning that its share price is 17% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Viasat and Palo Alto Networks' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Viasat-0.05%-0.06%-0.02%
Palo Alto Networks-7.83%-9.61%-1.62%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Viasat and Palo Alto Networks' top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Viasat$2.31 billion1.13$-210,000.00N/AN/A
Palo Alto Networks$3.41 billion10.23$-267,000,000.00($1.24)-294.25

Viasat has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Palo Alto Networks.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings for Viasat and Palo Alto Networks, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Viasat03302.50
Palo Alto Networks142702.81

Viasat currently has a consensus price target of $55.40, indicating a potential upside of 43.19%. Palo Alto Networks has a consensus price target of $338.9394, indicating a potential downside of 7.11%. Given Viasat's higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Viasat is more favorable than Palo Alto Networks.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

80.1% of Viasat shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 78.5% of Palo Alto Networks shares are owned by institutional investors. 6.3% of Viasat shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 2.3% of Palo Alto Networks shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Viasat beats Palo Alto Networks on 8 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

Motorola Solutions (NYSE:MSI) and Viasat (NASDAQ:VSAT) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk, valuation, dividends and profitability.

Profitability

This table compares Motorola Solutions and Viasat's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Motorola Solutions10.39%-158.99%11.97%
Viasat-0.05%-0.06%-0.02%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Motorola Solutions and Viasat's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Motorola Solutions$7.89 billion3.73$868 million$7.4423.33
Viasat$2.31 billion1.13$-210,000.00N/AN/A

Motorola Solutions has higher revenue and earnings than Viasat.

Risk & Volatility

Motorola Solutions has a beta of 0.74, suggesting that its share price is 26% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Viasat has a beta of 1.21, suggesting that its share price is 21% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

86.6% of Motorola Solutions shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 80.1% of Viasat shares are held by institutional investors. 2.3% of Motorola Solutions shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 6.3% of Viasat shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations for Motorola Solutions and Viasat, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Motorola Solutions121302.75
Viasat03302.50

Motorola Solutions currently has a consensus price target of $152.5714, indicating a potential downside of 12.09%. Viasat has a consensus price target of $55.40, indicating a potential upside of 43.19%. Given Viasat's higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Viasat is more favorable than Motorola Solutions.

Summary

Motorola Solutions beats Viasat on 9 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

F5 Networks (NASDAQ:FFIV) and Viasat (NASDAQ:VSAT) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership and valuation.

Risk & Volatility

F5 Networks has a beta of 1.13, suggesting that its stock price is 13% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Viasat has a beta of 1.21, suggesting that its stock price is 21% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

90.7% of F5 Networks shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 80.1% of Viasat shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.3% of F5 Networks shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 6.3% of Viasat shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for F5 Networks and Viasat, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
F5 Networks051302.72
Viasat03302.50

F5 Networks currently has a consensus target price of $187.7778, suggesting a potential downside of 3.75%. Viasat has a consensus target price of $55.40, suggesting a potential upside of 43.19%. Given Viasat's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Viasat is more favorable than F5 Networks.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares F5 Networks and Viasat's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
F5 Networks$2.35 billion5.11$307.44 million$6.6629.29
Viasat$2.31 billion1.13$-210,000.00N/AN/A

F5 Networks has higher revenue and earnings than Viasat.

Profitability

This table compares F5 Networks and Viasat's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
F5 Networks13.08%19.72%9.33%
Viasat-0.05%-0.06%-0.02%

Summary

F5 Networks beats Viasat on 10 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

Viasat (NASDAQ:VSAT) and Ciena (NYSE:CIEN) are both mid-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability, earnings and risk.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Viasat and Ciena, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Viasat03302.50
Ciena051502.75

Viasat currently has a consensus target price of $55.40, suggesting a potential upside of 43.19%. Ciena has a consensus target price of $56.6765, suggesting a potential upside of 6.31%. Given Viasat's higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Viasat is more favorable than Ciena.

Profitability

This table compares Viasat and Ciena's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Viasat-0.05%-0.06%-0.02%
Ciena10.23%17.41%10.25%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

80.1% of Viasat shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 84.0% of Ciena shares are owned by institutional investors. 6.3% of Viasat shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 1.0% of Ciena shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Viasat and Ciena's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Viasat$2.31 billion1.13$-210,000.00N/AN/A
Ciena$3.53 billion2.33$361.29 million$2.6520.12

Ciena has higher revenue and earnings than Viasat.

Risk and Volatility

Viasat has a beta of 1.21, indicating that its stock price is 21% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Ciena has a beta of 0.85, indicating that its stock price is 15% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Ciena beats Viasat on 10 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.


Viasat Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Cisco Systems logo
CSCO
Cisco Systems
2.2$45.43+0.6%$191.97 billion$49.30 billion18.47Heavy News Reporting
QUALCOMM logo
QCOM
QUALCOMM
2.5$157.09+2.4%$177.67 billion$24.27 billion66.28Increase in Short Interest
Palo Alto Networks logo
PANW
Palo Alto Networks
1.6$364.87+0.5%$34.86 billion$3.41 billion-132.68Analyst Report
Insider Selling
Motorola Solutions logo
MSI
Motorola Solutions
2.1$173.55+0.0%$29.42 billion$7.89 billion38.83Analyst Report
Decrease in Short Interest
F5 Networks logo
FFIV
F5 Networks
1.7$195.10+0.9%$12.02 billion$2.35 billion38.86Analyst Report
Insider Selling
Ciena logo
CIEN
Ciena
2.1$53.31+2.2%$8.24 billion$3.53 billion22.98Analyst Report
Insider Selling
Increase in Short Interest
Heavy News Reporting
Juniper Networks logo
JNPR
Juniper Networks
1.9$24.44+0.9%$8.06 billion$4.45 billion21.07Analyst Upgrade
Heavy News Reporting
EchoStar logo
SATS
EchoStar
1.4$23.90+2.1%$2.35 billion$1.89 billion-16.83Increase in Short Interest
Calix logo
CALX
Calix
1.1$32.77+0.0%$2.02 billion$424.33 million234.07Increase in Short Interest
InterDigital logo
IDCC
InterDigital
2.3$65.66+0.8%$2.02 billion$318.92 million34.20Ex-Dividend
Infinera logo
INFN
Infinera
1.2$9.62+1.2%$1.80 billion$1.30 billion-6.68
Plantronics logo
PLT
Plantronics
1.1$32.79+0.8%$1.35 billion$1.70 billion-1.56
NETGEAR logo
NTGR
NETGEAR
1.7$38.46+2.5%$1.16 billion$998.76 million43.71
Ribbon Communications logo
RBBN
Ribbon Communications
1.2$6.79+3.1%$987.25 million$563.11 million-4.04
Extreme Networks logo
EXTR
Extreme Networks
1.5$7.76+0.1%$954.58 million$948.02 million-9.46
ADTRAN logo
ADTN
ADTRAN
1.6$16.71+0.2%$801.35 million$530.06 million-49.15Increase in Short Interest
Harmonic logo
HLIT
Harmonic
1.2$7.89+3.0%$771.23 million$402.87 million-20.23Analyst Report
Digi International logo
DGII
Digi International
1.2$19.08+1.4%$565.15 million$279.27 million65.80
Comtech Telecommunications logo
CMTL
Comtech Telecommunications
2.4$22.06+1.2%$551.74 million$616.72 million-6.55
CalAmp logo
CAMP
CalAmp
1.3$10.39+2.1%$364.01 million$366.11 million-3.43
KVH Industries logo
KVHI
KVH Industries
1.3$12.27+0.2%$224.58 million$157.89 million-15.73Heavy News Reporting
Bel Fuse logo
BELFB
Bel Fuse
1.2$16.38+2.7%$202.44 million$492.41 million68.25Increase in Short Interest
Aviat Networks logo
AVNW
Aviat Networks
1.1$35.57+0.6%$194.25 million$238.64 million32.34
PCTEL logo
PCTI
PCTEL
2.6$6.54+2.8%$122.43 million$90.62 million32.70
AWRE
Aware
0.7$4.44+1.1%$95.23 million$12.20 million-7.05Heavy News Reporting
TESSCO Technologies logo
TESS
TESSCO Technologies
1.2$7.38+3.4%$64.66 million$540.30 million-2.65
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