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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.69
SATS's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
71% of the 529 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.58 vs. SATS: 0.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
SATS' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.62  Med: 1.29 Max: 1111.95
Current: 0.69
0.62
1111.95
Equity to Asset 0.51
SATS's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
60% of the 521 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. SATS: 0.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
SATS' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 0.64 Max: 0.97
Current: 0.51
0.47
0.97
Interest Coverage 2.92
SATS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
87% of the 315 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 25.08 vs. SATS: 2.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
SATS' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.98 Max: 9.78
Current: 2.92
0.15
9.78
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 1.53
M-Score: -2.81
WACC vs ROIC
7.14%
5.49%
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 (%) 11.33
SATS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 524 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.95 vs. SATS: 11.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
SATS' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -29.79  Med: 3.05 Max: 11.33
Current: 11.33
-29.79
11.33
Net-margin (%) 4.88
SATS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 526 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.51 vs. SATS: 4.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
SATS' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -43.9  Med: 2.29 Max: 19.16
Current: 4.88
-43.9
19.16
ROE (%) 4.54
SATS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 518 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.07 vs. SATS: 4.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
SATS' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -54.99  Med: 4.53 Max: 14.91
Current: 4.54
-54.99
14.91
ROA (%) 2.11
SATS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 534 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.14 vs. SATS: 2.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
SATS' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -45.33  Med: 2.12 Max: 11.45
Current: 2.11
-45.33
11.45
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 9.97
SATS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 529 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 10.13 vs. SATS: 9.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
SATS' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -133.72  Med: 9.99 Max: 33.61
Current: 9.97
-133.72
33.61
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -1.80
SATS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 464 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. SATS: -1.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SATS' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -56.9  Med: 9.40 Max: 17.1
Current: -1.8
-56.9
17.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 0.60
SATS's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 350 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.70 vs. SATS: 0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SATS' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 4.65 Max: 19.9
Current: 0.6
0.6
19.9
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -10.00
SATS's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 304 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -0.50 vs. SATS: -10.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SATS' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -17.30 Max: 248.9
Current: -10
0
248.9
» SATS's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-05-07)


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

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Guru Trades

Q2 2015

SATS Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Louis Moore Bacon 13,920 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 16,343 sh (+12.73%)
Jim Simons 1,885,380 sh (+4.69%)
Mario Gabelli 572,415 sh (+3.50%)
Murray Stahl 1,354,689 sh (-1.22%)
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Q3 2015

SATS Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Jim Simons 1,936,245 sh (+2.70%)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 531,035 sh (-7.23%)
Murray Stahl 1,220,044 sh (-9.94%)
Paul Tudor Jones 11,882 sh (-27.30%)
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Q4 2015

SATS Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jim Simons 1,984,280 sh (+2.48%)
Mario Gabelli 540,535 sh (+1.79%)
Paul Tudor Jones 11,525 sh (-3.00%)
Murray Stahl 1,126,123 sh (-7.70%)
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Q1 2016

SATS Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Mario Gabelli 596,200 sh (+10.30%)
Murray Stahl 1,050,757 sh (-6.69%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 22.48
SATS's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
51% of the 346 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 21.08 vs. SATS: 22.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
SATS' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.53  Med: 24.74 Max: 2562.86
Current: 22.48
3.53
2562.86
PE(NRI) 22.48
SATS's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
52% of the 349 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 20.99 vs. SATS: 22.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
SATS' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.53  Med: 24.78 Max: 3588
Current: 22.48
3.53
3588
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 22.79
SATS's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
65% of the 236 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 15.81 vs. SATS: 22.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
SATS' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.94  Med: 14.84 Max: 44.25
Current: 22.79
3.94
44.25
P/B 0.96
SATS's P/B is ranked higher than
71% of the 512 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.73 vs. SATS: 0.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
SATS' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: 0.89 Max: 1.44
Current: 0.96
0.42
1.44
P/S 1.15
SATS's P/S is ranked lower than
52% of the 520 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. SATS: 1.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
SATS' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.57  Med: 1.08 Max: 2.12
Current: 1.15
0.57
2.12
PFCF 77.79
SATS's PFCF is ranked lower than
90% of the 214 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 14.41 vs. SATS: 77.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
SATS' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.43  Med: 53.40 Max: 5071
Current: 77.79
8.43
5071
POCF 4.73
SATS's POCF is ranked higher than
86% of the 257 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 11.11 vs. SATS: 4.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
SATS' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.92  Med: 6.71 Max: 13.14
Current: 4.73
3.92
13.14
EV-to-EBIT 12.82
SATS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
59% of the 344 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 16.77 vs. SATS: 12.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SATS' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -56.4  Med: 12.20 Max: 85.8
Current: 12.82
-56.4
85.8
EV-to-EBITDA 5.04
SATS's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
85% of the 372 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 12.31 vs. SATS: 5.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
SATS' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -36.1  Med: 5.20 Max: 109.8
Current: 5.04
-36.1
109.8
PEG 2.27
SATS's PEG is ranked lower than
58% of the 127 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.87 vs. SATS: 2.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
SATS' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.02  Med: 2.64 Max: 9.55
Current: 2.27
2.02
9.55
Current Ratio 4.05
SATS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
84% of the 504 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.06 vs. SATS: 4.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SATS' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.33  Med: 4.14 Max: 22.8
Current: 4.05
3.33
22.8
Quick Ratio 3.92
SATS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
87% of the 504 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.58 vs. SATS: 3.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SATS' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.2  Med: 4.01 Max: 22.63
Current: 3.92
3.2
22.63
Days Inventory 13.98
SATS's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
92% of the 494 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 68.72 vs. SATS: 13.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
SATS' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.99  Med: 11.07 Max: 13.37
Current: 13.98
2.99
13.37
Days Sales Outstanding 52.99
SATS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
70% of the 469 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 72.66 vs. SATS: 52.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SATS' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.56  Med: 54.23 Max: 87.75
Current: 52.99
4.56
87.75
Days Payable 48.21
SATS's Days Payable is ranked lower than
63% of the 443 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 59.52 vs. SATS: 48.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
SATS' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.73  Med: 48.21 Max: 54.45
Current: 48.21
5.73
54.45

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 1.43
SATS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
61% of the 484 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.92 vs. SATS: 1.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
SATS' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.65  Med: 1.31 Max: 2.13
Current: 1.43
0.65
2.13
Price/Projected FCF 0.93
SATS's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
62% of the 290 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. SATS: 0.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
SATS' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.95  Med: 1.30 Max: 1.59
Current: 0.93
0.95
1.59
Price/Median PS Value 1.06
SATS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
55% of the 478 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. SATS: 1.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
SATS' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.58  Med: 0.89 Max: 1.31
Current: 1.06
0.58
1.31
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.31
SATS's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
75% of the 89 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. SATS: 2.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
SATS' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.35  Med: 3.76 Max: 5.17
Current: 2.31
2.35
5.17
Price/Graham Number 1.18
SATS's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
58% of the 337 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. SATS: 1.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
SATS' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 1.20 Max: 12.04
Current: 1.18
0.38
12.04
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 7.79
SATS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 523 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. SATS: 7.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
SATS' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.2  Med: 7.10 Max: 54.9
Current: 7.79
1.2
54.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 11.68
SATS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 235 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 6.47 vs. SATS: 11.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
SATS' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.3  Med: 1.20 Max: 14.7
Current: 11.68
-1.3
14.7

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $3144
EPS $ 1.75
Beta0.96
Short Percentage of Float2.38%
52-Week Range $30.86 - 51.93
Shares Outstanding(Mil)93.25

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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