Switch to:

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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.71
SATS's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
54% of the 796 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.52 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 750 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.55 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 510 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: 1.69
M-Score: -3.17
WACC vs ROIC
6.02%
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 : 8/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 9.52
SATS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 790 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.04 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
75% of the 790 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.92 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
69% of the 778 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.07 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
67% of the 796 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.65 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
73% of the 795 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9.10 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
73% of the 646 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 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 higher than
88% of the 494 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 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 higher than
99% of the 407 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -1.40 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

» Details

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%)
» More
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%)
» More
Q3 2014

SATS Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Steven Cohen 11,600 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 20,790 sh (+151.60%)
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%)
» More
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%)
» More
» Details

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%)

No Entry found in the selected group of Gurus. You can
  • 1. Modify your Personalized List of Gurus, or
  • 2. Click on Premium Premium Tools above to check out all the Gurus, or
  • 3. Click on Premium Plus Premium Plus above for the stocks picks of all the institutional investment advisors (>4000)
» Interactive Charts

Peter Lynch Chart ( What is Peter Lynch Charts )

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 28.70
SATS's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
77% of the 878 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 102.90 vs. SATS: 28.70 )
SATS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 3.53   Max: 2562.86
Current: 28.7

3.53
2562.86
Forward P/E 14.95
SATS's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
88% of the 878 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. SATS: 14.95 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 28.90
SATS's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
78% of the 878 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 108.00 vs. SATS: 28.90 )
SATS' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 3.53   Max: 3588
Current: 28.9

3.53
3588
P/B 1.30
SATS's P/B is ranked higher than
78% of the 878 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. SATS: 1.30 )
SATS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.42   Max: 1.43
Current: 1.3

0.42
1.43
P/S 1.38
SATS's P/S is ranked higher than
63% of the 878 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. SATS: 1.38 )
SATS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.56   Max: 2.11
Current: 1.38

0.56
2.11
PFCF 29.80
SATS's PFCF is ranked higher than
77% of the 878 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. SATS: 29.80 )
SATS' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 8.44   Max: 360.83
Current: 29.8

8.44
360.83
POCF 5.68
SATS's POCF is ranked higher than
93% of the 878 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 29.84 vs. SATS: 5.68 )
SATS' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 3.92   Max: 12.9
Current: 5.68

3.92
12.9
EV-to-EBIT 16.63
SATS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
82% of the 878 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 77.30 vs. SATS: 16.63 )
SATS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -58.4   Max: 262
Current: 16.63

-58.4
262
PEG 5.25
SATS's PEG is ranked higher than
91% of the 878 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. SATS: 5.25 )
SATS' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 4.06   Max: 9.55
Current: 5.25

4.06
9.55
Shiller P/E 26.60
SATS's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
85% of the 878 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. SATS: 26.60 )
SATS' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 26.16   Max: 149.67
Current: 26.6

26.16
149.67
Current Ratio 4.50
SATS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
90% of the 762 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.07 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
93% of the 762 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 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 878 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 73.40 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
89% of the 878 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 83.23 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

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 1.70
SATS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
78% of the 878 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 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 878 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 1.40
SATS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
63% of the 878 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. SATS: 1.40 )
SATS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.64   Max: 1.46
Current: 1.4

0.64
1.46
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 4.20
SATS's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
90% of the 878 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. SATS: 4.20 )
SATS' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 4.24   Max: 4.24
Current: 4.2

Price/Graham Number 1.50
SATS's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
84% of the 878 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9.30 vs. SATS: 1.50 )
SATS' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 10.4
Current: 1.5

0.38
10.4
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.00
SATS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
79% of the 779 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. SATS: 6.00 )
SATS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 14.5
Current: 6

0.4
14.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 8.67
SATS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
73% of the 369 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 8.50 vs. SATS: 8.67 )
SATS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -1.3   Max: 8.7
Current: 8.67

-1.3
8.7

Business Description

Industry: Communication Equipment » Communication Equipment
Compare:DISH, TIVO, LMDIA, FSCI, DTV, CVC » details
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.
» More Articles for SATS

Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
Latin America Should Provide Growth Opportunities Feb 17 2015 
Dish Network: Certainly Not Standing Still Apr 07 2014 
The Largest Satellite TV Operator in the U.S. Is Expanding Its Current Portfolio of Services Apr 01 2014 
DISH: Keeping Up With Its Valued Investors Feb 22 2014 
20 Most Recommended Technology Stock List | 11 Dividend Plays Jan 04 2013 
Michael Dell's Top Holdings Feb 09 2012 
Michael Dell’s Hedge Fund MSD Capital Reports Q1 Portfolio May 18 2011 
Michael Dell’s Top Five Holdings Each Near 52-Week Highs: EXXI, DIN, SATS, WXS, DPZ Mar 30 2011 
Michael Dell Invests Like Warren Buffett; Top Holdings: DIN, SATS, TYL, WXS, SCHS Nov 06 2010 
Bruce Berkowitz Sold Canadian Natural Resources Ltd., Mueller Water Products, Inc., DISH Network Cor Aug 05 2009 


More From Other Websites
Will Cablevision's New Products Check Customer Churn? - Analyst Blog Apr 09 2015
Orange's Q4 Earnings Miss, EU Probe Delay Raise Concern - Analyst Blog Apr 01 2015
DIRECTV's Initiatives Pay Off, Latin America Segment Looks Up - Analyst Blog Apr 01 2015
New Hughes Video Series Provides Insights on Retail Industry's Most Pressing IT Priorities Mar 31 2015
EchoStar and NAGRA Join Forces in SmarDTV Mar 31 2015
EchoStar and NAGRA Join Forces in SmarDTV Mar 31 2015
Hughes President Pradman Kaul Receives Lifetime Achievement Award Mar 26 2015
Rovi Corporation -- Moody's affirms Rovi's Ba3 CFR; outlook remains negative Mar 24 2015
Major Middle Eastern Energy Company Selects Hughes JUPITER System to Power Oil Well Monitoring... Mar 24 2015
Charter Communications: A Buy on Favorable Developments - Analyst Blog Mar 23 2015
Hughes Awarded IDIQ Contract by State of Texas to Provide Digital Signage and Learning Management... Mar 23 2015
Hughes JUPITER Satellite System Helps Bridge Digital Divide in Rural Mexico Mar 17 2015
Hughes JUPITER System Wins Customers and Awards as High-Throughput Satellite System of Choice Mar 11 2015
Hughes JUPITER Technology Chosen to Provide Satellite Broadband to Siberia and Far East of Russia Mar 10 2015
TS Global Network Inks Deal with Hughes for JUPITER System Mar 03 2015
ECHOSTAR CORP Financials Feb 26 2015
Cablevision Beats Q4 Earnings and Revenue Estimates - Analyst Blog Feb 25 2015
10-K for EchoStar Corp. Feb 22 2015
EchoStar (SATS) Stock Closes Trading Up on Strong Earnings Results Feb 20 2015
Q4 2014 EchoStar Corp Earnings Release - Before Market Open Feb 20 2015
EchoStar Announces 4th Quarter and Fiscal Year 2014 Earnings Feb 20 2015
EchoStar tops 4Q profit forecasts Feb 20 2015
EchoStar tops 4Q profit forecasts Feb 20 2015
ECHOSTAR CORP Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report Feb 20 2015
EchoStar Corporation Announces Conference Call For 4th Quarter and Full Year 2014 Financial Results Feb 16 2015
Comprehensive Security And Home Automation Control System Debuts At CES 2015 Jan 05 2015
VOXXHIRSCHMANN ANNOUNCES STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP WITH SLING MEDIA TO BRING THE 'HOME TELEVISION... Nov 12 2014
VOXXHirschmann Announces Strategic Partnership with Sling Media to Bring the 'Home Television... Nov 11 2014
EchoStar tops Street 3Q forecasts Nov 06 2014
EchoStar Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results Nov 06 2014
EchoStar Corporation Announces Conference Call for 3rd Quarter 2014 Financial Results Oct 24 2014
Sling Media And ViXS Team To Deliver TV Anywhere Network Transcoder To MSOs And MVPDs Oct 15 2014
LightSquared reaches bankruptcy deal; mediator blasts Ergen Jun 27 2014

Personalized Checklist

Checklist has been moved to "Checklist" tab.

Get WordPress Plugins for easy affiliate links on Stock Tickers and Guru Names | Earn affiliate commissions by embedding GuruFocus Charts
GuruFocus Affiliate Program: Earn up to $400 per referral. ( Learn More)
FEEDBACK