NasdaqGS:SATS

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Executive Summary

EchoStar Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides broadband satellite technologies and broadband Internet services for home and small office customers, satellite operations, and satellite services worldwide.

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Fundamentals

Mediocre balance sheet with moderate growth potential.

Risks

  • EchoStar is covered by less than 3 analysts.

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Share Price & News

How has EchoStar's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

1.0%

NasdaqGS:SATS

-1.1%

US Communications

-1.9%

US Market


1 Year Return

-18.9%

NasdaqGS:SATS

-5.4%

US Communications

-3.3%

US Market

SATS underperformed the Communications industry which returned -5.4% over the past year.

SATS underperformed the Market in United States of America which returned -3% over the past year.


Share holder returns

SATSIndustryMarket
7 Day1.0%-1.1%-1.9%
30 Day-13.7%-16.1%-6.2%
90 Day-9.0%-11.7%0.3%
1 Year-18.9%-18.9%-3.4%-5.4%-1.1%-3.3%
3 Year2.8%2.8%47.1%37.7%37.9%28.9%
5 Year-21.1%-21.1%74.8%56.9%50.8%34.1%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is EchoStar's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is EchoStar undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

0.92x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Intrinsic Value Based on Future Cash Flows

EchoStar's share price is above the future cash flow value, it's not available at a moderate discount (< 20%).

EchoStar's share price is above the future cash flow value, it's not available at a substantial discount (< 40%).


Price Based on Earnings

EchoStar is loss making, we can't compare its value to the US Communications industry average.

EchoStar is loss making, we can't compare the value of its earnings to the United States of America market.


Price Based on Expected Growth

Unable to calculate PEG ratio for EchoStar, we can't assess if its growth is good value.


Price Based on Value of Assets

EchoStar is good value based on assets compared to the US Communications industry average.


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Future Growth

How is EchoStar expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?

111.4%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Estimates


Future Annual Growth Analysis

EchoStar's revenue is expected to grow by 0.4% yearly, however this is not considered high growth (20% yearly).

EchoStar's earnings are expected to grow significantly at over 20% yearly.

EchoStar's revenue growth is positive but not above the United States of America market average.

EchoStar's earnings growth is expected to exceed the United States of America market average.

EchoStar's earnings growth is expected to exceed the low risk savings rate of 2.7%.


Earnings per Share Growth Estimates


Future Return on Equity

Unable to establish if EchoStar will efficiently use shareholders’ funds in the future without estimates of Return on Equity.


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Past Performance

How has EchoStar performed over the past 5 years?

0.4%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

EchoStar does not make a profit even though their year on year earnings growth rate was positive over the past 5 years.

Unable to compare EchoStar's 1-year earnings growth to the 5-year average as it is not currently profitable.

Unable to compare EchoStar's 1-year growth to the US Communications industry average as it is not currently profitable.


Return on Equity

It is difficult to establish if EchoStar has efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity greater than 20%) as it is loss-making.


Return on Assets

EchoStar used its assets less efficiently than the US Communications industry average last year based on Return on Assets.


Return on Capital Employed

It is difficult to establish if EchoStar improved its use of capital last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed) as it is currently loss-making.


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Financial Health

How is EchoStar's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

EchoStar is able to meet its short term (1 year) commitments with its holdings of cash and other short term assets.

EchoStar's long term commitments exceed its cash and other short term assets.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

EchoStar's level of debt (57.9%) compared to net worth is high (greater than 40%).

The level of debt compared to net worth has been reduced over the past 5 years (67.2% vs 57.9% today).

Debt is well covered by operating cash flow (31%, greater than 20% of total debt).

EchoStar is making a loss, therefore interest payments are not well covered by earnings.


Balance Sheet

High level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt is covered by short term assets, assets are 1.2x debt.


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Dividend

What is EchoStar's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis

Unable to evaluate EchoStar's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to evaluate EchoStar's dividend against the top 25% market benchmark as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to perform a dividend volatility check as EchoStar has not reported any payouts.

Unable to verify if EchoStar's dividend has been increasing as the company has not reported any payouts.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as EchoStar has not reported any payouts.


Future Payout to Shareholders

No need to calculate the sustainability of EchoStar's dividends in 3 years as they are not expected to pay a notable one for United States of America.


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Management

What is the CEO of EchoStar's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

6.7yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Mike Dugan (70yo)

9.8yrs

Tenure

US$2,026,060

Compensation

Mr. Michael T. Dugan, also known as Mike, serves as Chief Executive Officer, President and Director of Hughes Satellite Systems Corporation since March 2011. Mr. Dugan has been Chief Executive Officer and  ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Mike's remuneration is lower than average for companies of similar size in United States of America.

Mike's compensation has increased whilst company is loss making.


Management Age and Tenure

6.7yrs

Average Tenure

65yo

Average Age

The average tenure for the EchoStar management team is over 5 years, this suggests they are a seasoned and experienced team.


Board Age and Tenure

9.3yrs

Average Tenure

68yo

Average Age

The tenure for the EchoStar board of directors is about average.


Insider Trading

No 3 month open market individual insider trading information.


Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Mike Dugan (70yo)

    CEO, President & Director

    • Tenure: 9.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$2.03m
  • Pradman Kaul (73yo)

    Director and President & CEO of Hughes Communications Inc

    • Tenure: 8.0yrs
    • Compensation: US$1.74m
  • Charlie Ergen (66yo)

    Executive Chairman of the Board

    • Tenure: 11.8yrs
  • Ken Carroll (64yo)

    Executive Vice President of Corporate and Business Development

    • Tenure: 6.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$467.04k
  • David Rayner (62yo)

    Executive VP

    • Tenure: 6.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$1.23m
  • Deepak Dutt (74yo)

    Vice President of Investor Relations

    • Tenure: 0.0yrs
  • Jennifer Manner

    Senior Vice President of Regulatory Affairs

    • Tenure: 0.0yrs
  • Anders Johnson (62yo)

    Chief Strategy Officer & President of EchoStar Satellite Services L.L.C.

    • Tenure: 2.9yrs
    • Compensation: US$1.09m
  • Dean Manson (52yo)

    Executive VP

    • Tenure: 7.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$1.02m
  • Michelle Pearre

    Senior Vice President of Human Resources & Administration

    • Tenure: 1.5yrs

Board Members

  • Mike Dugan (70yo)

    CEO, President & Director

    • Tenure: 9.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$2.03m
  • Anthony Federico (71yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 8.2yrs
    • Compensation: US$130.91k
  • Pradman Kaul (73yo)

    Director and President & CEO of Hughes Communications Inc

    • Tenure: 8.0yrs
    • Compensation: US$1.74m
  • Charlie Ergen (66yo)

    Executive Chairman of the Board

    • Tenure: 11.8yrs
  • William Wade (62yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 2.5yrs
    • Compensation: US$125.91k
  • Jeff Tarr (56yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 0.4yrs
  • C. Schroeder (70yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 11.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$130.91k
  • R. Dodge (51yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 10.4yrs
    • Compensation: US$125.91k

Company Information

EchoStar Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: EchoStar Corporation
  • Ticker: SATS
  • Exchange: NasdaqGS
  • Founded: 2007
  • Industry: Communications Equipment
  • Sector: Tech
  • Market Cap: US$3.874b
  • Shares outstanding: 97.41m
  • Website: https://www.echostar.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • EchoStar Corporation
  • 100 Inverness Terrace East
  • Englewood
  • Colorado
  • 80112
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
SATS.VNasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)EX DISTRIBUTNUSUSDInvalid date
SATSNasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)YesClass A Common StockUSUSDDec 2007
E20DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesClass A Common StockDEEURDec 2007

Biography

EchoStar Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides broadband satellite technologies and broadband Internet services for home and small office customers, satellite operations, and satellite serv ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/08/26 00:30
End of Day Share Price2019/08/23 00:00
Earnings2019/06/30
Annual Earnings2018/12/31


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.