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 potential capital gains of 19.42 percent. The minimum price target given was 67, which equates to a potential downside of 9.6 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain 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. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 27.02 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' 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, 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. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies 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 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 stock has a market capitalization of $5.83 billion. SATS is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.