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How to buy EchoStar Corporation (SATS) stocks in Canada
Learn how to easily invest in EchoStar Corporation stocks.
EchoStar Corporation is a communication equipment business based in the US. EchoStar Corporation stocks (SATS.US) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $22.97 – a decrease of 0.16% over the previous week. EchoStar Corporation employs 2,400 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $2 billion.
How to buy shares in EchoStar Corporation
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- Confirm your payment details. Fund your account.
- Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – SATS – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
- Purchase now or later. Buy your desired number of shares with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until the stock reaches a desired price.
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What's in this guide?
- Can I buy shares in EchoStar Corporation?
- Has coronavirus impacted EchoStar Corporation shares?
- EchoStar Corporation shares summary
- Compare share dealing platforms
- Is EchoStar Corporation stock a buy or sell?
- EchoStar Corporation performance over time
- Is EchoStar Corporation suitable for ethical investing?
- Are EchoStar Corporation shares over-valued?
- EchoStar Corporation's financials
- How volatile are EchoStar Corporation shares?
- Does EchoStar Corporation pay a dividend?
- Have EchoStar Corporation shares ever split?
- Other common questions
EchoStar Corporation stock price (NASDAQ:SATS)Use our graph to track the performance of SATS stocks over time.
EchoStar Corporation shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$24.87|
|52-week range||$20.65 - $30.90|
|50-day moving average||$26.95|
|200-day moving average||$25.59|
|Wall St. target price||$46.50|
|Dividend yield||N/A (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$1.61|
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Note: The dollar amounts in the table below are in Canadian dollars.
Is it a good time to buy EchoStar Corporation stock?
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EchoStar Corporation price performance over time
|1 week (2022-01-14)||-0.64%|
|1 month (2021-12-21)||-5.94%|
|3 months (2021-10-21)||1.34%|
|6 months (2021-07-21)||8.60%|
|1 year (2021-01-21)||6.06%|
|2 years (2020-01-21)||-40.74%|
|3 years (2019-01-18)||39.5|
|5 years (2017-01-20)||53.44|
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 P/E ratio
EchoStar Corporation's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 16x. In other words, EchoStar Corporation shares trade at around 16x recent earnings.
That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.
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 $453.2 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||$2 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||10.8%|
|Gross profit TTM||$1.1 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||2.02%|
|Return on equity TTM||3.93%|
|Market capitalisation||$2.2 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
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 12/31/2018) 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.
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 10 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 $20.65 up to $30.9. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
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 0.6624. 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. It operates in two segments, Hughes and EchoStar Satellite Services (ESS). The Hughes segment provides broadband satellite technologies and internet services for home and small to medium-sized businesses; broadband network technologies; managed services; equipment, hardware, and communication solutions, as well as satellite services to service providers and enterprise customers; and designs, provides, and installs gateways and terminal equipment. This segment also designs, develops, constructs, and provides telecommunication networks comprising satellite ground segment systems and terminals for 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, which include aeronautical and government enterprises. It serves in North America, South and Central America, Asia, Africa, Australia, Europe, India, and the Middle East. EchoStar Corporation was incorporated in 2007 and is headquartered in Englewood, Colorado.
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