Analyst Ratings for EchoStar Corp. (SATS)

Updated: 2017-07-28

An average rating of Buy has been given to EchoStar Corp. (NASDAQ:SATS) by analysts covering the stock. Last month, SATS received an average rating of Buy.

4 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 3 gave SATS a buy rating, 1 issued an overweight rating, 0 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 0. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

A number of analysts gave price targets for SATS. The most optimistic price target was 73, implying a possible profit of 19.42 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 67, implying potential capital losses of 9.6 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 8.82 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -0.47 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 27.02 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of SATS to grow at a rate of -50.78 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of SATS is -0.67.

SATS has traded between a high of 62.50 and a low of 36.59 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 67.07 percent, and 2.19 percent below the high. SATS has a price/earnings ratio of 33.96. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The SATS value stock report compares SATS to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $5.83 billion. SATS's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.