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Viasat (NAS:VSAT) EBITDA

: $468 Mil (TTM As of Sep. 2022)
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Viasat's EBITDA for the three months ended in Sep. 2022 was $132 Mil. Its EBITDA for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2022 was $468 Mil.

During the past 12 months, the average EBITDA Growth Rate of Viasat was -5.70% per year. During the past 3 years, the average EBITDA Growth Rate was 25.30% per year. During the past 5 years, the average EBITDA Growth Rate was 20.60% per year. During the past 10 years, the average EBITDA Growth Rate was 13.30% per year. Please click Growth Rate Calculation Example (GuruFocus) to see how GuruFocus calculates Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT)'s revenue growth rate. You can apply the same method to get the EBITDA Growth Rate using EBITDA data.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average EBITDA Growth Rate of Viasat was 64.70% per year. The lowest was -20.50% per year. And the median was 19.70% per year.

Viasat's EBITDA per Share for the three months ended in Sep. 2022 was $1.75. Its EBITDA per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2022 was $6.26.

During the past 12 months, the average EBITDA per Share Growth Rate of Viasat was -10.00% per year. During the past 3 years, the average EBITDA per Share Growth Rate was 17.20% per year. During the past 5 years, the average EBITDA per Share Growth Rate was 13.80% per year. During the past 10 years, the average EBITDA per Share Growth Rate was 7.60% per year. Please click Growth Rate Calculation Example (GuruFocus) to see how GuruFocus calculates Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT)'s revenue growth rate. You can apply the same method to get the EBITDA per share growth rate using EBITDA per Share data.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average EBITDA per Share Growth Rate of Viasat was 46.20% per year. The lowest was -25.40% per year. And the median was 10.80% per year.


Viasat (NAS:VSAT) EBITDA Historical Data

The historical data trend for Viasat's EBITDA can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

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Viasat Annual Data
Trend Mar13 Mar14 Mar15 Mar16 Mar17 Mar18 Mar19 Mar20 Mar21 Mar22
EBITDA Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 154.21 258.14 382.25 455.78 508.40

Viasat Quarterly Data
Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22 Sep22
EBITDA Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 102.76 132.54 105.16 98.16 132.44

Viasat (NAS:VSAT) EBITDA Competitive Comparison

For the Communication Equipment subindustry, Viasat's EBITDA, along with its competitors' market caps and EBITDA data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

Viasat (NAS:VSAT) EBITDA Distribution

For the Hardware industry and Technology sector, Viasat's EBITDA distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Viasat's EBITDA falls into.


Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation, and Amortization (EBITDA) is what the company earns before it expenses interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization.

Viasat's EBITDA for the fiscal year that ended in Mar. 2022 is calculated as

Viasat's EBITDA was directly provided by GuruFocus' data source Morningstar. For the fiscal year ended in Mar. 2022, Viasat's EBITDA was $508 Mil.

Viasat's EBITDA for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2022 is calculated as

Viasat's EBITDA was directly provided by GuruFocus' data source Morningstar. For the quarter ended in Sep. 2022, Viasat's EBITDA was $132 Mil.

EBITDA for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2022 adds up the quarterly data reported by the company within the most recent 12 months, which was $468 Mil.

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

Sometimes companies may have already deducted Depreciation and Amortization from Gross Profit. In this case Depreciation and Amortization needs to be added back when calculating EBITDA.

Viasat  (NAS:VSAT) EBITDA Explanation

EBITDA is a cash flow measure that ignores changes in working capital. EBITDA minus Depreciation, and Amortization (DA) equals Operating Income. Operating Income is profit before interest and taxes. Of course, Interest and taxes need to be paid.

While depreciation and amortization expenses do not need to be paid in cash, assets - especially tangible assets - do need to be replaced over time. EBITDA is not a measure of profit in any sense. EBITDA is a measure of cash generation by a business where the uses of that cash may be more or less discretionary depending on the nature of the business.

The EBITDA of a TV station is largely discretionary. Owners may use much of the EBITDA generated by a TV station as they see fit. The EBITDA of a railroad is largely non-discretionary. Owners must use much of the EBITDA generated by a railroad to replace the physical assets of the railroad or the business will literally fall apart over time.

EBITDA can be thought of as the cash a business generates that is available to:

Add more inventory
Add more receivables
Replace property, plant, and equipment
Add more property, plant, and equipment
Pay interest
Pay taxes
And finally: pay owners

EBITDA is widely used in financial analysis because Depreciation and Amortization are not present day cash expenses.. Depreciation and amortization are the spreading out of the costs of assets over the time in which those assets provide benefits. Today's depreciation and amortization expenses relate to assets bought in the past. The assets being expensed may or may not need to be replaced in the future. And the cost to replace the assets may be more or less than it was in the past. For this reason, the depreciation and amortization expenses a company records in the present year may have no relationship to the actual cash costs needed to maintain its assets in future years.

A company's depreciation expense depends on both its expectations about the assets it owns and its choice of accounting methods. Two companies owning identical assets may have different depreciation expenses because they have different expectations about the useful lives of those assets and because they make different accounting choices.

Analysts use EBITDA to remove this element of personal choice from a company's accounting statements. The use of EBITDA is an attempt to make the results of different companies more comparable and uniform.


Be Aware

Although depreciation is not a cash cost it is a real business cost because the company has to pay for the fixed assets when they purchase them. Both Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger hate the idea of EBITDA because in this calculation, depreciation is not counted as an expense.

EBITDA over Revenue is a good metric for comparing the operating efficiencies between companies because EBITDA is less vulnerable to companies' accounting choices. For this reason, EBITDA is used in ranking the Predictability of Companies. Also Price-to-EBITDA is sometimes used in valuations.


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Viasat (NAS:VSAT) Business Description

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Traded in Other Exchanges
Address
6155 El Camino Real, Carlsbad, CA, USA, 92009
Viasat Inc provides bandwidth technologies and services in three segments: satellite services, which provides satellite-based high-speed broadband services to consumers, enterprises, and commercial airlines; commercial networks, which develops end-to-end communication and connectivity systems; and government systems, which produces network-centric Internet Protocol-based secure government communication systems. A large majority of the firm's revenue is generated in the United States, with the rest coming from the Americas, Europe, Middle East, Africa, and Asia-Pacific.
Executives
Miller Craig Andrew officer: Pres. Government Systems C/O VIASAT, INC. 6155 EL CAMINO REAL CARLSBAD CA 92009
Nathan Krishna officer: Chief Information Officer 55 WATER STREET NEW YORK NY 10020
Dixon Evan Christopher officer: Pres. Global Fixed Broadband C/O VIASAT, INC. 6155 EL CAMINO REAL CARLSBAD CA 92009
Bridenstine James Frederick director C/O VIASAT, INC. 6155 EL CAMINO REAL CARLSBAD CA 92009
Dodd James Michael officer: President, Global Mobile 6155 EL CAMINO REAL CARLSBAD CA 92009
Wise Theresa director 400 FAIRVIEW AVENUE NORTH SUITE 1200 SEATTLE WA 98109
Klarman Seth A 10 percent owner 10 ST JAMES AVENUE STE 1700 BOSTON MA 02116
Baupost Group Gp, L.l.c. 10 percent owner 10 ST. JAMES AVENUE SUITE 1700 BOSTON MA 02116
Baupost Group Llc/ma 10 percent owner 10 ST JAMES AVE SUITE 1700 BOSTON MA 02116
Ryan David Louis officer: President Space Systems 6155 EL CAMINO REAL CARLSBAD CA 92009
Agnew Marc Henry officer: VP Commercial Networks 6155 EL CAMINO REAL CARLSBAD CA 92009
Pak Sean director 6155 EL CAMINO REAL CARLSBAD CA 92009
Rao Varsha Rajendra director 6155 EL CAMINO REAL CARLSBAD CA 92009
Chandran Girish officer: VP and CTO 6155 EL CAMINO REAL CARLSBAD CA 92009
Blair Robert James Blair officer: Vice President 6155 EL CAMINO REAL CARLSBAD CA 92009

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