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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for SATS. The highest price target was 73, implying a possible profit of 19.42 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 67, which equates to a potential downside of 9.6 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 8.82 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -0.47 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 27.02 percent.

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, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, 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. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. 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. Today's price is 67.07 percent above the 52-week low, and 2.19 percent lower than its 52-week 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 market cap of SATS is $5.83 billion. SATS will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.