Viasat, Inc. provides broadband and communications products and services worldwide.
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 +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: VSAT's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: VSAT exceeded the US Communications industry which returned 43.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: VSAT exceeded the US Market which returned 33.6% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Viasat's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Viasat Fundamentals Summary
|VSAT fundamental statistics|
Is VSAT overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|VSAT income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$1.63b|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.48|
|Net Profit Margin||1.38%|
How did VSAT perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is Viasat undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) 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 poor value based on its PE Ratio (112.8x) compared to the US Communications industry average (22.8x).
PE vs Market: VSAT is poor value based on its PE Ratio (112.8x) compared to the US market (17.8x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: VSAT is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (14.9x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: VSAT is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.4x) compared to the US Communications industry average (2.2x).
How is Viasat forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 9 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: VSAT's forecast earnings growth (7.6% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: VSAT's earnings (7.6% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (14.8% per year).
High Growth Earnings: VSAT's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: VSAT's revenue (12.5% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (9.7% per year).
High Growth Revenue: VSAT's revenue (12.5% 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 (1.8%).
How has Viasat performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: VSAT has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: VSAT became profitable in the past.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: VSAT has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by -0.6% per year.
Accelerating Growth: VSAT has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: VSAT has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Communications industry (63%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: VSAT's Return on Equity (1.6%) is considered low.
How is Viasat's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: VSAT's short term assets ($1.1B) exceed its short term liabilities ($744.6M).
Long Term Liabilities: VSAT's short term assets ($1.1B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($2.6B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: VSAT's debt to equity ratio (78.6%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: VSAT's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 88.6% to 78.6% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: VSAT's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (30.4%).
Interest Coverage: VSAT's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (3x coverage).
What is Viasat current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate VSAT's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate VSAT's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if VSAT's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if VSAT's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of VSAT's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Rick Baldridge (62 yo)
Mr. Richard A. Baldridge, also known as Rick, has been an Independent Director of Ducommun Incorporated since March 22, 2013. He serves as President at ViaSat, Inc since 2003 and Chief Executive Officer si...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Rick's total compensation ($USD9.23M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD5.28M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Rick's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: VSAT's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.5 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
Experienced Board: VSAT's board of directors are considered experienced (4.6 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 8.6%.
Viasat, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Viasat, Inc.
- Ticker: VSAT
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1986
- Industry: Communications Equipment
- Sector: Tech
- Market Cap: US$3.729b
- Shares outstanding: 73.33m
- Website: https://www.viasat.com
Number of Employees
- Viasat, Inc.
- 6155 El Camino Real
- United States
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 ac...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/09/18 00:48|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/09/17 00:00|
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.