NYSE:I

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Executive Summary

Intelsat S.A., together with its subsidiaries, provides satellite communications services worldwide.

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Fundamentals

Mediocre balance sheet with weak fundamentals.


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Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-1.0%

NYSE:I

-0.8%

US Telecom

-1.6%

US Market


1 Year Return

-23.0%

NYSE:I

1.6%

US Telecom

-3.0%

US Market

I underperformed the Telecom industry which returned 1.6% over the past year.

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


Share holder returns

IIndustryMarket
7 Day-1.0%-0.8%-1.6%
30 Day-15.2%0.9%-5.7%
90 Day-10.8%1.1%0.2%
1 Year-23.0%-23.0%6.9%1.6%-0.8%-3.0%
3 Year545.6%545.6%8.0%-7.7%38.1%29.1%
5 Year4.9%4.9%26.0%-2.7%50.8%34.1%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

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


Intrinsic Value Based on Future Cash Flows

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

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


Price Based on Earnings

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

Intelsat 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 Intelsat, we can't assess if its growth is good value.


Price Based on Value of Assets

Intelsat has negative assets, we can't compare the value of its assets to the US Telecom industry average.


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Future Growth

How is Intelsat expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 9 analysts?

45.8%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Estimates


Future Annual Growth Analysis

Intelsat's revenue is expected to decrease over the next 1-3 years, this is not considered high growth.

Intelsat is not considered high growth as it is expected to be loss making for the next 1-3 years.

Intelsat's revenues are expected to decrease over the next 1-3 years, this is below the United States of America market average.

Unable to compare Intelsat's earnings growth to the United States of America market average as it is expected to be loss making during the next 1-3 years.

Unable to compare Intelsat's earnings growth to the low risk savings rate as it is expected to be loss making during the next 1-3 years.


Earnings per Share Growth Estimates


Future Return on Equity

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


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Past Performance

How has Intelsat performed over the past 5 years?

1.6%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

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

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

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


Return on Equity

It is difficult to establish if Intelsat has efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity greater than 20%) due to its liabilities exceeding its assets.


Return on Assets

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


Return on Capital Employed

It is difficult to establish if Intelsat 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 Intelsat's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

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

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


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Intelsat has negative shareholder equity (liabilities exceed assets), this is a more serious situation compared with a high debt level.

Irrelevant to check if Intelsat's debt level has increased considering it has negative shareholder equity.


Balance Sheet

High level of physical assets or inventory.

Intelsat has negative shareholder equity (liabilities exceed assets) therefore debt is not covered by short term assets.


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.

Whilst loss making Intelsat has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains the current positive free cash flow level.

Whilst loss making Intelsat has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, even with free cash flow being positive and shrinking by -81% per year.


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Dividend

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

0.013%

Expected Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis

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

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

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

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


Current Payout to Shareholders

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


Future Payout to Shareholders

No need to calculate the sustainability of Intelsat'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 Intelsat's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

1.9yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Steve Spengler (59yo)

4.3yrs

Tenure

US$766,012

Compensation

Mr. Stephen Spengler, also known as Steve, has been the Chief Executive Officer of Intelsat S.A. since April 1, 2015 and served as its Interim Chief Financial Officer since December 16, 2015 until January  ...


Management Age and Tenure

1.9yrs

Average Tenure

51yo

Average Age

The average tenure for the Intelsat management team is less than 2 years, this suggests a new team.


Board Age and Tenure

6.3yrs

Average Tenure

59yo

Average Age

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


Insider Trading

No 3 month open market individual insider trading information.


Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Michelle Bryan (62yo)

    Chief Administrative Officer

    • Tenure: 6.4yrs
  • David Tolley (51yo)

    Executive VP & CFO

    • Tenure: 0.2yrs
  • Steve Spengler (59yo)

    CEO & Director

    • Tenure: 4.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$766.01k
  • Dianne VanBeber

    VP of Investor Relations & Corporate Communications

    • Tenure: 0.0yrs
  • Samer Halawi (49yo)

    Executive VP & Chief Commercial Officer

    • Tenure: 1.6yrs
  • Mike DeMarco (48yo)

    Executive VP & Chief Services Officer

    • Tenure: 0.6yrs
  • Jay Yass

    Vice President of Business Development

    • Tenure: 3.8yrs
  • Bruno Fromont

    Senior Vice President of Strategy & Planning

    • Tenure: 4.4yrs
  • Mark Rasmussen

    Senior Vice President of Global Sales & Distribution

    • Tenure: 0.6yrs
  • José Toscano

    Head of International Government Affairs

    • Tenure: 1.9yrs

Board Members

  • Raymond Svider (56yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 8.1yrs
  • Ed Kangas (75yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 7.1yrs
  • Justin Bateman (45yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 8.1yrs
  • Dave McGlade (58yo)

    Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

    • Tenure: 6.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$2.69m
  • Robert Callahan (67yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 5.3yrs
  • Steve Spengler (59yo)

    CEO & Director

    • Tenure: 4.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$766.01k
  • John Diercksen (70yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 5.9yrs

Company Information

Intelsat S.A.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Intelsat S.A.
  • Ticker: I
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 1964
  • Industry: Alternative Carriers
  • Sector: Telecom
  • Market Cap: US$2.587b
  • Shares outstanding: 140.60m
  • Website: https://www.intelsat.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Intelsat S.A.
  • 4 rue Albert Borschette
  • Luxembourg City
  • 1246
  • Luxembourg

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
INYSE (New York Stock Exchange)YesCommon StockUSUSDApr 2013
IJSADB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon StockDEEURApr 2013
0DZ3LSE (London Stock Exchange)YesCommon StockGBUSDApr 2013

Biography

Intelsat S.A., together with its subsidiaries, provides satellite communications services worldwide. The company offers a range of communications services to media companies, fixed and wireless telecommuni ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/08/25 00:39
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.