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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.71
SATS's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
57% of the 710 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.29 vs. SATS: 0.71 )
SATS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.62   Max: 1111.95
Current: 0.71

0.62
1111.95
Equity to Asset 0.49
SATS's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
57% of the 689 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. SATS: 0.49 )
SATS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 0.97
Current: 0.49

0.47
0.97
Interest Coverage 1.91
SATS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
61% of the 452 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 138.56 vs. SATS: 1.91 )
SATS' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 9.78
Current: 1.91

0.15
9.78
F-Score: 9
Z-Score: 1.70
M-Score: -3.17
WACC vs ROIC
6.19%
6.46%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 9.52
SATS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 702 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.45 vs. SATS: 9.52 )
SATS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -29.79   Max: 9.52
Current: 9.52

-29.79
9.52
Net-margin (%) 4.44
SATS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 702 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.32 vs. SATS: 4.44 )
SATS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -43.9   Max: 19.16
Current: 4.44

-43.9
19.16
ROE (%) 4.46
SATS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 697 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.05 vs. SATS: 4.46 )
SATS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -54.99   Max: 14.91
Current: 4.46

-54.99
14.91
ROA (%) 2.14
SATS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 711 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.88 vs. SATS: 2.14 )
SATS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -45.33   Max: 11.45
Current: 2.14

-45.33
11.45
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 10.40
SATS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 710 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9.34 vs. SATS: 10.40 )
SATS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -84.91   Max: 10.67
Current: 10.4

-84.91
10.67
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 5.50
SATS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 578 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. SATS: 5.50 )
SATS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -56.9   Max: 17.1
Current: 5.5

-56.9
17.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 19.90
SATS's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
130% of the 409 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -0.30 vs. SATS: 19.90 )
SATS' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 3.9   Max: 19.9
Current: 19.9

3.9
19.9
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 254.40
SATS's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 374 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -3.80 vs. SATS: 254.40 )
SATS' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 254.4
Current: 254.4

0
254.4
» SATS's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

SATS Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 24,004 sh (+155.36%)
Jim Simons 1,634,483 sh (+18.37%)
First Pacific Advisors 100,300 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Murray Stahl 1,501,661 sh (-6.32%)
Mario Gabelli 575,676 sh (-8.14%)
Steven Cohen 25,373 sh (-68.11%)
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Q2 2014

SATS Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Joel Greenblatt 6,349 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,671,680 sh (+2.28%)
Mario Gabelli 582,670 sh (+1.21%)
First Pacific Advisors 100,300 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 1,484,034 sh (-1.17%)
Paul Tudor Jones 8,263 sh (-65.58%)
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Q3 2014

SATS Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Steven Cohen 11,600 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 20,790 sh (+151.6%)
Mario Gabelli 594,455 sh (+2.02%)
Jim Simons 1,702,080 sh (+1.82%)
Murray Stahl 1,501,253 sh (+1.16%)
First Pacific Advisors Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 4,340 sh (-31.64%)
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Q4 2014

SATS Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Joel Greenblatt 179,057 sh (+4025.74%)
Paul Tudor Jones 24,057 sh (+15.71%)
Jim Simons 1,792,180 sh (+5.29%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Murray Stahl 1,478,883 sh (-1.49%)
Mario Gabelli 565,585 sh (-4.86%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with SATS

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2014-12-31 Add 4025.74%0.07%$43.88 - $53.88 $ 53.9510%179057
Joel Greenblatt 2014-09-30 Reduce -31.64%$48.35 - $52.48 $ 53.957%4340
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 New Buy$44.8 - $53.59 $ 53.9510%6349
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.03%$46.49 - $51.61 $ 53.9510%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 New Buy0.03%$45.32 - $50.73 $ 53.9512%29109
Whitney Tilson 2013-06-30 Sold Out 0.28%$37.21 - $40.78 $ 53.9538%0
Whitney Tilson 2013-03-31 New Buy0.28%$34.22 - $39.55 $ 53.9545%8238
George Soros 2012-09-30 Sold Out 0.04%$25.92 - $29.9 $ 53.9592%0
George Soros 2012-06-30 New Buy0.04%$25.72 - $29.06 $ 53.9597%104494
Leon Cooperman 2012-03-31 Sold Out 0.34%$21.33 - $31.78 $ 53.95107%0
George Soros 2012-03-31 Sold Out 0.19%$21.33 - $31.78 $ 53.95107%0
John Griffin 2012-03-31 Sold Out 0.04%$21.33 - $31.78 $ 53.95107%0
Leon Cooperman 2011-12-31 New Buy0.34%$20.35 - $26.8 $ 53.95131%640910
John Griffin 2011-12-31 Reduce -81.52%0.22%$20.35 - $26.8 $ 53.95131%106300
Mario Gabelli 2011-12-31 Add 22.22%0.01%$20.35 - $26.8 $ 53.95131%398908
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 30.20
SATS's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
74% of the 766 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 64.20 vs. SATS: 30.20 )
SATS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 3.53   Max: 2562.86
Current: 30.2

3.53
2562.86
Forward P/E 14.84
SATS's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
90% of the 766 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. SATS: 14.84 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 30.50
SATS's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
74% of the 766 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 67.40 vs. SATS: 30.50 )
SATS' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 3.53   Max: 3588
Current: 30.5

3.53
3588
P/B 1.40
SATS's P/B is ranked higher than
78% of the 766 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. SATS: 1.40 )
SATS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.42   Max: 1.43
Current: 1.4

0.42
1.43
P/S 1.50
SATS's P/S is ranked higher than
68% of the 766 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. SATS: 1.50 )
SATS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.56   Max: 2.11
Current: 1.5

0.56
2.11
PFCF 31.40
SATS's PFCF is ranked higher than
78% of the 766 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 238.90 vs. SATS: 31.40 )
SATS' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 8.44   Max: 360.83
Current: 31.4

8.44
360.83
POCF 5.98
SATS's POCF is ranked higher than
91% of the 766 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 24.90 vs. SATS: 5.98 )
SATS' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 3.92   Max: 12.9
Current: 5.98

3.92
12.9
EV-to-EBIT 16.81
SATS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
79% of the 766 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 64.23 vs. SATS: 16.81 )
SATS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -58.4   Max: 262
Current: 16.81

-58.4
262
PEG 2.50
SATS's PEG is ranked higher than
87% of the 766 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. SATS: 2.50 )
SATS' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 4.06   Max: 9.55
Current: 2.5

4.06
9.55
Shiller P/E 28.40
SATS's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
78% of the 766 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. SATS: 28.40 )
SATS' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 26.3   Max: 149.67
Current: 28.4

26.3
149.67
Current Ratio 4.50
SATS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
88% of the 702 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.11 vs. SATS: 4.50 )
SATS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 3.33   Max: 22.8
Current: 4.5

3.33
22.8
Quick Ratio 4.38
SATS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 702 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.69 vs. SATS: 4.38 )
SATS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 3.2   Max: 22.63
Current: 4.38

3.2
22.63
Days Inventory 11.19
SATS's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
96% of the 766 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 74.24 vs. SATS: 11.19 )
SATS' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 2.99   Max: 13.37
Current: 11.19

2.99
13.37
Days Sales Outstanding 43.95
SATS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
85% of the 766 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 79.70 vs. SATS: 43.95 )
SATS' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 4.56   Max: 87.75
Current: 43.95

4.56
87.75

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 1.70
SATS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
79% of the 766 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.07 vs. SATS: 1.70 )
SATS' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.65   Max: 1.9
Current: 1.7

0.65
1.9
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.30
SATS's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
86% of the 766 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. SATS: 1.30 )
SATS' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.31   Max: 1.74
Current: 1.3

1.31
1.74
Price/Median PS Value 1.50
SATS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
59% of the 766 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. SATS: 1.50 )
SATS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.65   Max: 1.47
Current: 1.5

0.65
1.47
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 4.40
SATS's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
62% of the 766 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. SATS: 4.40 )
SATS' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 4.24   Max: 4.24
Current: 4.4

Price/Graham Number 1.60
SATS's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
80% of the 766 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.66 vs. SATS: 1.60 )
SATS' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 10.4
Current: 1.6

0.38
10.4
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.90
SATS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
76% of the 686 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. SATS: 5.90 )
SATS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 14.5
Current: 5.9

0.4
14.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 8.58
SATS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
71% of the 340 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9.54 vs. SATS: 8.58 )
SATS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -1.3   Max: 8.7
Current: 8.58

-1.3
8.7

Business Description

Industry: Communication Equipment » Communication Equipment
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EchoStar Corp was organized in October 2007 as a corporation under the laws of the State of Nevada. The Company provides satellite operations, video delivery solutions, digital set-top boxes, and broadband satellite technologies and services for home and office, delivering innovative network technologies, managed services, and solutions for enterprises and governments. The Company operates in three business segments, namely EchoStar Technologies, Hughes and EchoStar Satellite Services. EchoStar Technologies designs, develops and distributes digital set-top boxes and related products and technology, mainly for satellite TV service providers, telecommunication companies and international cable companies. EchoStar Technologies segment also provides digital broadcast operations, including satellite uplinking/downlinking, transmission services, signal processing, conditional access management, and other services, primarily to DISH Network. The Company also provide its Slingboxes directly to consumers via retail outlets and online. Hughes provides satellite broadband internet access to North American consumers and broadband network services and equipment to domestic and international enterprise markets. The Hughes segment also provides managed services to large enterprises and solutions to customers for mobile satellite systems. EchoStar Satellite Services uses certain of its owned and leased in-orbit satellites and related licenses to lease capacity on a full-time and occasional-use basis mainly to DISH Network and then to Dish Mexico, S. de R.L. de C.V. a joint venture as well as United States government service providers, state agencies, internet service providers, broadcast news organizations, programmers, and private enterprise customers. The Company's geographical areas of operation include North America, Asia, Africa, Australia and Europe.Its customers include DISH Network and Bell TV. The Company competes with Arris Group, Inc., Cisco Systems, Inc., Pace Micro Technology Plc., Samsung, Technicolor S.A. and among others. Its competitors include Arris Group, Inc., Cisco Systems, Inc., Pace Micro Technology Plc., Samsung, and Technicolor S.A., Gilat, ViaSat, SageNet LLC, Newtec and iDirect Technologies, Intelsat S.A., SES S.A., Telesat Canada, and Eutelsat Communications S.A. The Company is subject to comprehensive regulation by the FCC for its domestic, as well as some international, satellite and telecommunications operations and equipment businesses.
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