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How to buy EchoStar Corporation stock | $22.64

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EchoStar Corporation is a communication equipment business based in the US. EchoStar Corporation shares (SATS) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. EchoStar Corporation employs 2,300 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$1.9 billion.

How to buy shares in EchoStar Corporation

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  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and bank information. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for EchoStar Corporation. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: SATS. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until EchoStar Corporation reaches your desired price. To spread out your purchase, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of USD$22.64, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimize risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of EchoStar Corporation, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of EchoStar Corporation. Optimize your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

EchoStar Corporation share price

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EchoStar Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-03.
Latest market closeUSD$22.64
52-week rangeUSD$22.53 - USD$45.1511
50-day moving average USD$24.8769
200-day moving average USD$27.5509
Wall St. target priceUSD$43.5
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$-0.911

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Is it a good time to buy EchoStar Corporation stock?

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EchoStar Corporation price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $22.64 from 2020-12-09

1 week (2021-01-07) -1.99%
1 month (2020-12-16) 9.37%
3 months (2020-10-15) -14.44%
6 months (2020-07-15) -14.01%
1 year (2020-01-15) -47.03%
2 years (2019-01-15) -41.69%
3 years (2018-01-13) N/A
5 years (2016-01-15) 34.39

Is EchoStar Corporation under- or over-valued?

Valuing EchoStar Corporation stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of EchoStar Corporation's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

EchoStar Corporation's PEG ratio

EchoStar Corporation's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 13.41. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into EchoStar Corporation's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

EchoStar Corporation's EBITDA

EchoStar Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$406.2 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a EchoStar Corporation's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

EchoStar Corporation financials

Revenue TTM USD$1.9 billion
Operating margin TTM 3.82%
Gross profit TTM USD$1.1 billion
Return on assets TTM 0.64%
Return on equity TTM -2.89%
Profit margin -4.92%
Book value $36.217
Market capitalisation USD$2.3 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting EchoStar Corporation shares

There are currently 2.4 million EchoStar Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as EchoStar Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 22% up from 2.0 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting EchoStar Corporation shares can be evaluated.

EchoStar Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

EchoStar Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of EchoStar Corporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of EchoStar Corporation shares traded daily (recently around 352995.3147877). EchoStar Corporation's SIR currently stands at 6.83. In other words for every 100,000 EchoStar Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 6830 shares are currently held short.

However EchoStar Corporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of EchoStar Corporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable EchoStar Corporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case EchoStar Corporation's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 EchoStar Corporation shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.0565% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable EchoStar Corporation shares, roughly 57 shares are currently held short).

A SIR below 10% would generally be considered to indicate a fairly optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against EchoStar Corporation.

Find out more about how you can short EchoStar Corporation stock.

EchoStar Corporation's environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like EchoStar Corporation.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

EchoStar Corporation's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 29.44

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and EchoStar Corporation's overall score of 29.44 (as at 01/01/2019) is pretty good – landing it in it in the 37th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like EchoStar Corporation is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

EchoStar Corporation's environmental score

Environmental score: 7.07/100

EchoStar Corporation's environmental score of 7.07 puts it squarely in the 9th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that EchoStar Corporation is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

EchoStar Corporation's social score

Social score: 17.15/100

EchoStar Corporation's social score of 17.15 puts it squarely in the 9th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that EchoStar Corporation is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

EchoStar Corporation's governance score

Governance score: 17.73/100

EchoStar Corporation's governance score puts it squarely in the 9th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that EchoStar Corporation is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

EchoStar Corporation's controversy score

Controversy score: 1/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. EchoStar Corporation scored a 1 out of 5 for controversy – the highest score possible, reflecting that EchoStar Corporation has managed to keep its nose clean.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

EchoStar Corporation was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 29.44
Total ESG percentile 37.42
Environmental score 7.07
Environmental score percentile 9
Social score 17.15
Social score percentile 9
Governance score 17.73
Governance score percentile 9
Level of controversy 1

EchoStar Corporation share dividends

We're not expecting EchoStar Corporation to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have EchoStar Corporation's shares ever split?

EchoStar Corporation's shares were split on a 1234:1000 basis on 11 September 2019. So if you had owned 1000 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1234 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your EchoStar Corporation shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 19% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for EchoStar Corporation shares which in turn could have impacted EchoStar Corporation's share price.

EchoStar Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, EchoStar Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $22.53 up to $45.1511. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

SATS.US volatility(beta: 0.73)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while EchoStar Corporation's is 0.726. This would suggest that EchoStar Corporation's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

EchoStar Corporation overview

EchoStar Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides broadband satellite technologies and broadband Internet services worldwide. It operates in two segments, Hughes and EchoStar Satellite Services (ESS). The Hughes segments offers broadband satellite technologies and Internet services for home and small to medium-sized businesses, and satellite services; and broadband network technologies, managed services, equipment, hardware, satellite services, and communication solutions for aeronautical and government enterprises, as well as consumers. This segment also designs, provides, and installs gateways and terminal equipment for other satellite systems; and provides satellite ground segment systems and terminals to mobile system operators and enterprise customers. The ESS segment provides satellite services using its owned and leased in-orbit satellites and related licenses on a full-time and/or occasional-use basis to the United States government service providers, Internet service providers, broadcast news organizations, content providers, and private enterprise customers. EchoStar Corporation was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Englewood, Colorado.

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