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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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.82
NAS:SATS's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
66% of the 541 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.24 vs. NAS:SATS: 0.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
NAS:SATS' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: 0.75 Max: N/A
Current: 0.82
Equity to Asset 0.43
NAS:SATS's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
73% of the 533 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. NAS:SATS: 0.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
NAS:SATS' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 0.5 Max: 0.97
Current: 0.43
0.43
0.97
Interest Coverage 3.29
NAS:SATS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
87% of the 384 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 103.06 vs. NAS:SATS: 3.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NAS:SATS' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.98 Max: 9.78
Current: 3.29
0.15
9.78
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 1.52
M-Score: -2.76
WACC vs ROIC
6.30%
5.59%
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 (%) 11.27
NAS:SATS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 534 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.79 vs. NAS:SATS: 11.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
NAS:SATS' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -29.79  Med: 3.05 Max: 11.33
Current: 11.27
-29.79
11.33
Net-margin (%) 6.60
NAS:SATS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 536 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.21 vs. NAS:SATS: 6.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
NAS:SATS' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -43.9  Med: 2.29 Max: 19.16
Current: 6.6
-43.9
19.16
ROE (%) 5.57
NAS:SATS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 525 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.78 vs. NAS:SATS: 5.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
NAS:SATS' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -54.99  Med: 2.33 Max: 14.91
Current: 5.57
-54.99
14.91
ROA (%) 2.69
NAS:SATS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 545 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.92 vs. NAS:SATS: 2.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
NAS:SATS' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -45.33  Med: 1.1 Max: 11.45
Current: 2.69
-45.33
11.45
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 10.76
NAS:SATS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 538 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 8.94 vs. NAS:SATS: 10.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
NAS:SATS' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -133.72  Med: 7.85 Max: 33.61
Current: 10.76
-133.72
33.61
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -1.80
NAS:SATS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 473 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. NAS:SATS: -1.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NAS:SATS' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -56.9  Med: 9.4 Max: 17.1
Current: -1.8
-56.9
17.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 0.60
NAS:SATS's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 351 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. NAS:SATS: 0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NAS: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
NAS:SATS's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 308 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -1.40 vs. NAS:SATS: -10.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NAS:SATS' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -17.3 Max: 254.4
Current: -10
0
254.4
» NAS:SATS's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

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

Paul Tudor Jones 16,715 sh (+45.03%)
Mario Gabelli 596,200 sh (+10.30%)
Jim Simons 2,081,180 sh (+4.88%)
Murray Stahl 1,050,757 sh (-6.69%)
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Q2 2016

SATS Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Joel Greenblatt 73,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 19,345 sh (+15.73%)
Jim Simons 2,209,780 sh (+6.18%)
Mario Gabelli 616,110 sh (+3.34%)
Murray Stahl 987,351 sh (-6.03%)
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Q3 2016

SATS Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Jim Simons 2,474,388 sh (+11.97%)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 601,321 sh (-2.40%)
Murray Stahl 950,583 sh (-3.72%)
Paul Tudor Jones 10,376 sh (-46.36%)
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Business Description

Industry: Communication Equipment » Communication Equipment    NAICS: 334220    SIC: 3663
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EchoStar Corp designs, develops and distributes digital set-top boxes and related products. The Company also provides satellite operations, video delivery solutions, broadband satellite technologies and services for home and office.

EchoStar Corp is a holding company that was organized in October 2007 as a corporation under the laws of the State of Nevada. It is a provider of satellite operations, video delivery solutions, digital set-top boxes, and broadband satellite technologies and services for home and office, delivering network technologies, managed services, and solutions for enterprises and governments. The Company operates in three segments Hughes - which 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. The Hughes segment delivers satellite broadband internet service to North American consumers. It also provides satellite, network products and services and managed network services and equipment to enterprises and broadband service providers. In its consumer market, it competes against traditional telecommunications and wireless carriers, other satellite internet providers, as well as digital subscriber line (DSL) and cable internet service providers offering competitive services in many communities it seeks to serve; EchoStar Technologies (ETC) - which designs, develops and distributes secure end-to-end video technology solutions including digital set-top boxes and related products and technology, for satellite TV service providers and telecommunication companies. The EchoStar Technologies segment also provides digital broadcast operations, including satellite uplinking/downlinking, transmission services, signal processing, conditional access management, and other services, to DISH Network Corporation and its subsidiaries (DISH Network) and Dish Mexico, S. de R.L. de C.V. (Dish Mexico). In addition, it provides its TV Anywhere technology through Slingbox units directly to consumers via retail outlets and online, as well as to the pay-TV operator market. Beginning in 2015, this segment also includes Move Networks, its over-the-top (OTT), Streaming Video on Demand (SVOD) platform business, which includes assets acquired from Sling TV Holding L.L.C. (Sling TV Holding), and provides support services to DISH Network's Sling TV operations. The segments competitors are Arris Group, Inc., Cisco Systems, Inc., Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., and Technicolor S.A.; and EchoStar Satellite Services (ESS) - which uses certain of its owned and leased in-orbit satellites and related licenses to provide satellite services on a full-time and occasional-use basis to DISH Network, Dish Mexico, United States (U.S.) government service providers, internet service providers, broadcast news organizations, programmers, and private enterprise customers. In the fixed satellite services market, the EchoStar Satellite Services segment competes against well-established satellite service companies, such as Intelsat S.A., SES S.A., Telesat,

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 23.13
SATS's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
51% of the 336 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 22.16 vs. SATS: 23.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
SATS' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.52  Med: 22.66 Max: 1794
Current: 23.13
3.52
1794
PE(NRI) 23.13
SATS's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
50% of the 337 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 22.45 vs. SATS: 23.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
SATS' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.52  Med: 22.66 Max: 1794
Current: 23.13
3.52
1794
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 35.57
SATS's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
69% of the 232 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 20.16 vs. SATS: 35.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
SATS' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.08  Med: 16.11 Max: 53.72
Current: 35.57
4.08
53.72
P/B 1.25
SATS's P/B is ranked higher than
65% of the 517 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. SATS: 1.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
SATS' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: 0.93 Max: 1.44
Current: 1.25
0.42
1.44
P/S 1.58
SATS's P/S is ranked lower than
56% of the 531 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. SATS: 1.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
SATS' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.57  Med: 1.11 Max: 2.12
Current: 1.58
0.57
2.12
POCF 6.54
SATS's POCF is ranked higher than
78% of the 258 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 11.24 vs. SATS: 6.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
SATS' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.92  Med: 6.32 Max: 13.14
Current: 6.54
3.92
13.14
EV-to-EBIT 14.32
SATS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
56% of the 335 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 15.67 vs. SATS: 14.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SATS' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -56.4  Med: 12.2 Max: 85.8
Current: 14.32
-56.4
85.8
EV-to-EBITDA 6.30
SATS's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
76% of the 368 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 12.79 vs. SATS: 6.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
SATS' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -36.1  Med: 5.2 Max: 109.8
Current: 6.3
-36.1
109.8
PEG 2.20
SATS's PEG is ranked lower than
55% of the 142 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. SATS: 2.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
SATS' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.02  Med: 2.46 Max: 9.55
Current: 2.2
2.02
9.55
Shiller P/E 98.22
SATS's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
87% of the 98 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 31.53 vs. SATS: 98.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
SATS' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 72.83  Med: 87 Max: 99.1
Current: 98.22
72.83
99.1
Current Ratio 6.78
SATS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
92% of the 532 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.05 vs. SATS: 6.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SATS' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.89  Med: 3.96 Max: 22.8
Current: 6.78
0.89
22.8
Quick Ratio 6.65
SATS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
94% of the 532 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. SATS: 6.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SATS' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.86  Med: 3.86 Max: 22.63
Current: 6.65
0.86
22.63
Days Inventory 14.64
SATS's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
91% of the 504 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 70.17 vs. SATS: 14.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
SATS' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.99  Med: 11.71 Max: 49.28
Current: 14.64
2.99
49.28
Days Sales Outstanding 59.70
SATS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
61% of the 471 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 71.19 vs. SATS: 59.70 )
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: 59.7
4.56
87.75
Days Payable 46.47
SATS's Days Payable is ranked lower than
62% of the 437 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 58.08 vs. SATS: 46.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
SATS' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.73  Med: 48.28 Max: 55.95
Current: 46.47
5.73
55.95

Buy Back

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industry
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history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -2.10
SATS's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
51% of the 334 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -2.20 vs. SATS: -2.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
SATS' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -148.4  Med: -1.9 Max: 1.7
Current: -2.1
-148.4
1.7

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 1.52
SATS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
63% of the 493 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. SATS: 1.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
SATS' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.61  Med: 1.29 Max: 2.13
Current: 1.52
0.61
2.13
Price/Projected FCF 1.29
SATS's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
50% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. SATS: 1.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
SATS' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.95  Med: 1.26 Max: 1.59
Current: 1.29
0.95
1.59
Price/Median PS Value 1.44
SATS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
69% of the 468 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. SATS: 1.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
SATS' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.56  Med: 0.99 Max: 1.46
Current: 1.44
0.56
1.46
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 3.47
SATS's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
84% of the 82 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. SATS: 3.47 )
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: 2.21  Med: 2.42 Max: 5.17
Current: 3.47
2.21
5.17
Price/Graham Number 1.26
SATS's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
61% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.61 vs. SATS: 1.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
SATS' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.34  Med: 1.26 Max: 11.62
Current: 1.26
0.34
11.62
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 6.98
SATS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 533 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. SATS: 6.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
SATS' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.2  Med: 7.4 Max: 52.2
Current: 6.98
1.2
52.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 8.05
SATS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 243 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 6.88 vs. SATS: 8.05 )
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: 1.3 Max: 14.7
Current: 8.05
-1.3
14.7

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $3,107
EPS (TTM) $ 2.24
Beta0.67
Short Percentage of Float2.84%
52-Week Range $30.86 - 53.79
Shares Outstanding (Mil)94.10
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