Viasat, Inc. provides broadband and communications products and services worldwide. More Details
Reasonable growth potential with mediocre balance sheet.
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 has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: VSAT underperformed the US Communications industry which returned -20.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: VSAT underperformed the US Market which returned 12% over the past year.
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
11 months ago | Simply Wall StExecutive VP of Strategic Initiatives & Chief Commercial Officer Is The Executive VP of Strategic Initiatives & Chief Commercial Officer of Viasat, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAT) And They Just Sold 57% Of Their Shares
11 months ago | Simply Wall StDoes Viasat, Inc.'s (NASDAQ:VSAT) CEO Salary Reflect Performance?
1 year ago | Simply Wall StIs Viasat (NASDAQ:VSAT) A Risky Investment?
Is Viasat undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
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 (1x) compared to the US Communications industry average (1.7x).
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 is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (2.2%).
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 (10.9% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (10% per year).
High Growth Revenue: VSAT's revenue (10.9% 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 (0.4%).
How has Viasat performed over the past 5 years?
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 45.3% 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 (-7.9%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: VSAT has a negative Return on Equity (0.72%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Viasat's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: VSAT's short term assets ($921.5M) exceed its short term liabilities ($565.2M).
Long Term Liabilities: VSAT's short term assets ($921.5M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($2.2B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: VSAT's debt to equity ratio (84.9%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: VSAT's debt to equity ratio has increased from 80.1% to 84.9% over the past 5 years.
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 11 months based on last reported free cash flow, but has since raised additional capital.
Forecast Cash Runway: VSAT is forecast to have sufficient cash runway for 6 months based on free cash flow estimates, but has since raised additional capital.
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
Mark Dankberg (65 yo)
Mr. Mark D. Dankberg co-founded ViaSat, Inc. in May 1986 and has been its Chief Executive Officer since its inception in May 1986. Mr. Dankberg also has significant expertise as a member of the boards of d ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Mark's total compensation ($USD11.77M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD4.53M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Mark's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
|Co- Founder||34.42yrs||US$11.77m||2.29% |
|Senior VP & CFO||6.33yrs||US$3.68m||0.053% |
|Executive VP of Global Operations & COO||0.75yr||US$3.11m||0.022% |
|Senior VP & President of Government Systems||6.33yrs||US$4.53m||0.048% |
|Co-Founder||no data||US$2.00m||0.46% |
|Chief Information Officer||0.58yr||no data||no data|
|VP, General Counsel & Secretary||3.42yrs||no data||0.029% |
|Director of Corporate Communications & Public Relations||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior VP of People & Culture and Chief People Officer||1.75yrs||no data||no data|
|Executive VP of Strategic Initiatives & Chief Commercial Officer||2.75yrs||US$3.68m||0.0058% |
|Chief Corporate Counsel & VP||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: VSAT's management team is considered experienced (3.4 years average tenure).
|Co- Founder||34.42yrs||US$11.77m||2.29% |
|Independent Director||3.25yrs||US$312.75k||0.0090% |
|Independent Director||34.75yrs||US$318.50k||1.02% |
|Independent Director||0.58yr||US$353.68k||no data|
|Independent Director||16.17yrs||US$328.75k||0.031% |
|Lead Independent Director||1.58yrs||US$328.75k||0.0077% |
Experienced Board: VSAT's board of directors are considered experienced (4.1 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 10.1%.
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$2.282b
- Shares outstanding: 67.50m
- Website: https://www.viasat.com
Number of Employees
- Viasat, Inc.
- 6155 El Camino Real
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|VSAT||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Dec 1996|
|VS1||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Dec 1996|
|0LPE||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||GB||USD||Dec 1996|
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
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/10/30 04:25|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/10/29 00:00|
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