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.

Several price targets were given for SATS by the analysts covering the stock. The highest price target was 73, implying a possible profit of 19.42 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 67, implying a possible loss of 9.6 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

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 made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of SATS's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -50.78 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, 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, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. SATS has a PEG ratio of -0.67.

In the trailing 52-weeks, SATS hit 62.50 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 36.59. Currently the stock is 67.07 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 2.19 percent. 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.