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 maximum price target given was 73, implying potential capital gains of 19.42 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 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.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. 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. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 27.02 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of SATS's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -50.78 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. SATS has a PEG ratio of -0.67.

SATS has a 52-week high of 62.50 and a 52-week low of 36.59. Today's price is 67.07 percent above the 52-week low, and 2.19 percent below the high. SATS has a P/E 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 market cap of SATS is $5.83 billion. SATS will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.