SATS Stock Overview
EchoStar Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides networking technologies and services worldwide.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$17.64|
|52 Week High||US$30.90|
|52 Week Low||US$15.26|
|1 Month Change||-0.90%|
|3 Month Change||-7.06%|
|1 Year Change||-32.13%|
|3 Year Change||-51.58%|
|5 Year Change||-68.31%|
|Change since IPO||-6.32%|
Recent News & Updates
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|SATS||US Telecom||US Market|
Return vs Industry: SATS exceeded the US Telecom industry which returned -33.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SATS underperformed the US Market which returned -18.8% over the past year.
|SATS Average Weekly Movement||4.5%|
|Telecom Industry Average Movement||6.2%|
|Market Average Movement||6.9%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||15.6%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||2.9%|
Stable Share Price: SATS is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: SATS's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
EchoStar Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides networking technologies and services worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Hughes and EchoStar Satellite Services (ESS). The Hughes segment offers broadband network technologies, managed services, equipment, hardware, satellite services, and communications solutions to government and enterprise customers.
EchoStar Fundamentals Summary
|SATS fundamental statistics|
Is SATS overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|SATS income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$836.20m|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.75|
|Net Profit Margin||3.11%|
How did SATS perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is SATS undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 2/6
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for SATS?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is SATS's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does SATS's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|SATS PE Ratio vs Peers|
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Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: SATS is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (23.5x) compared to the peer average (21x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does SATS's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the Global Telecom Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: SATS is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (23.5x) compared to the Global Telecom industry average (16.1x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is SATS's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.
|Current PE Ratio||23.5x|
|Fair PE Ratio||7.6x|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: SATS is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (23.5x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (7.6x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of SATS when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: SATS ($17.64) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($22.44)
Significantly Below Fair Value: SATS is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Analyst Price Targets
What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?
Analyst Forecast: Target price is more than 20% higher than the current share price, but there are not enough analysts covering the stock to determine statistical confidence in agreement.
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How is EchoStar forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?
Future Growth Score0/6
Future Growth Score 0/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: SATS's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-44.3% per year).
Earnings vs Market: SATS's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-44.3% per year).
High Growth Earnings: SATS's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: SATS's revenue (1.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: SATS's revenue (1.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: SATS's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (0.4%).
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How has EchoStar performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score0/6
Past Performance Score 0/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SATS has a large one-off loss of $37.5M impacting its June 30 2022 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: SATS's current net profit margins (3.1%) are lower than last year (7.3%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SATS's earnings have declined by 13.8% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: SATS's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: SATS had negative earnings growth (-55.9%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Telecom industry average (-34.4%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: SATS's Return on Equity (1.4%) is considered low.
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How is EchoStar's financial position?
Financial Health Score5/6
Financial Health Score 5/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SATS's short term assets ($2.0B) exceed its short term liabilities ($434.4M).
Long Term Liabilities: SATS's short term assets ($2.0B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($2.2B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SATS has more cash than its total debt.
Reducing Debt: SATS's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 87.2% to 42.8% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: SATS's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (38.4%).
Interest Coverage: SATS's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (6x coverage).
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What is EchoStar current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 0/6
Cash Flow Coverage
Dividend Yield vs Market
|EchoStar Dividend Yield vs Market|
|Market Bottom 25% (US)||1.6%|
|Market Top 25% (US)||4.6%|
|Industry Average (Telecom)||7.2%|
|Analyst forecast in 3 Years (EchoStar)||0%|
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate SATS's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate SATS'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 SATS's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if SATS's dividend payments have been increasing.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as SATS has not reported any payouts.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Hamid Akhavan (61 yo)
Mr. Hamid Akhavan serves as Chief Executive Officer and President at EchoStar Corporation since April 2022. Mr. Akhavan serves as a Partner at Twin Point Capital LLC since April 2018 to January 2020. He ha...
Experienced Management: SATS's management team is seasoned and experienced (9.8 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: SATS's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 12.4 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
|10 Mar 22||BuyUS$495,485||R. Dodge||Individual||20,500||US$24.17|
|02 Dec 21||BuyUS$11,974||William Wade||Individual||443||US$27.03|
|Owner Type||Number of Shares||Ownership Percentage|
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
|Ownership||Name||Shares||Current Value||Change %||Portfolio %|
EchoStar Corporation's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: EchoStar Corporation
- Ticker: SATS
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 2007
- Industry: Alternative Carriers
- Sector: Telecom
- Implied Market Cap: US$1.467b
- Shares outstanding: 83.17m
- Website: https://www.echostar.com
Number of Employees
- EchoStar Corporation
- 100 Inverness Terrace East
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|SATS||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||Class A Common Stock||US||USD||Dec 2007|
|E20||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Class A Common Stock||DE||EUR||Dec 2007|
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/10/06 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/10/06 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.