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Market Cap

US$3.4b

Last Updated

2021/05/06 23:55 UTC

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Company Financials +

Executive Summary

Viasat, Inc. provides broadband and communications products and services worldwide. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Mediocre balance sheet with moderate growth potential.


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Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: VSAT is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.

Volatility Over Time: VSAT's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-5.8%

VSAT

0.6%

US Communications

-1.7%

US Market


1 Year Return

27.4%

VSAT

27.9%

US Communications

51.8%

US Market

Return vs Industry: VSAT exceeded the US Communications industry which returned 25.9% over the past year.

Return vs Market: VSAT underperformed the US Market which returned 52.8% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

VSATIndustryMarket
7 Day-5.8%0.6%-1.7%
30 Day-0.6%-0.5%1.5%
90 Day-7.0%5.9%3.1%
1 Year27.4%27.4%31.3%27.9%54.4%51.8%
3 Year-21.5%-21.5%19.0%10.5%63.0%52.8%
5 Year-33.8%-33.8%102.0%79.0%127.2%101.9%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

Is Viasat undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

1.48x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate VSAT's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate VSAT's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: VSAT is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Communications industry average.

PE vs Market: VSAT is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate VSAT's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: VSAT is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.5x) compared to the US Communications industry average (2.7x).


Future Growth

How is Viasat forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 8 analysts?

-133.7%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: VSAT's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-133.7% per year).

Earnings vs Market: VSAT is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.

High Growth Earnings: VSAT's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: VSAT's revenue (14.1% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (9.2% per year).

High Growth Revenue: VSAT's revenue (14.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: VSAT's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (2.9%).


Past Performance

How has Viasat performed over the past 5 years?

-26.9%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: VSAT is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: VSAT is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: VSAT is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 26.9% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare VSAT's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: VSAT is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Communications industry (56.7%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: VSAT has a negative Return on Equity (0.32%), as it is currently unprofitable.


Financial Health

How is Viasat's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: VSAT's short term assets ($967.6M) exceed its short term liabilities ($641.6M).

Long Term Liabilities: VSAT's short term assets ($967.6M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($2.3B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: VSAT's debt to equity ratio (75.6%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: VSAT's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 84.1% to 75.6% over the past 5 years.


Balance Sheet


Cash Runway Analysis

For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.

Stable Cash Runway: VSAT has sufficient cash runway for more than a year based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: VSAT has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of 19.9% each year


Dividend

What is Viasat current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate VSAT's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate VSAT's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if VSAT's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if VSAT's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of VSAT's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.


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Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

3.3yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Rick Baldridge (61 yo)

0.50

Tenure

US$10,048,015

Compensation

Mr. Richard A. Baldridge, also known as Rick, has been an Independent Director of Ducommun Incorporated since March 22, 2013. He serves as President at ViaSat, Inc since 2003 and Chief Executive Officer si...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Rick's total compensation ($USD10.05M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD5.40M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Rick's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: VSAT's management team is considered experienced (3.3 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: VSAT's board of directors are considered experienced (4.3 years average tenure).


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: VSAT insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 10.3%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Viasat, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Viasat, Inc.
  • Ticker: VSAT
  • Exchange: NasdaqGS
  • Founded: 1986
  • Industry: Communications Equipment
  • Sector: Tech
  • Market Cap: US$3.357b
  • Shares outstanding: 68.53m
  • Website: https://www.viasat.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Viasat, Inc.
  • 6155 El Camino Real
  • Carlsbad
  • California
  • 92009
  • United States

Listings


Biography

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 Satell...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/05/06 23:55
End of Day Share Price2021/05/06 00:00
Earnings2020/12/31
Annual Earnings2020/03/31


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.