Last $86.82 USD
Change Today -0.05 / -0.06%
Volume 833.1K
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directv (DTV) Snapshot

Open
$87.29
Previous Close
$86.87
Day High
$87.29
Day Low
$86.78
52 Week High
05/13/14 - $89.46
52 Week Low
12/26/13 - $66.81
Market Cap
43.6B
Average Volume 10 Days
2.6M
EPS TTM
$5.80
Shares Outstanding
502.2M
EX-Date
02/9/98
P/E TM
15.0x
Dividend
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Dividend Yield
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Current Stock Chart for DIRECTV (DTV)

directv (DTV) Details

DIRECTV provides digital television entertainment services in the United States and Latin America. The company acquires, promotes, sells, and distributes digital entertainment programming primarily through satellite to residential and commercial subscribers. It provides direct-to-home digital television services; and multi-channel video programming distribution (MVPD) services. The company also provides collection of programming in the MVPD industry, including approximately 195 high-definition (HD) and television channels, as well as two 3D channels; and offers video-on-demand (VOD) services under the DIRECTV CINEMA name, which provides a selection of approximately 12,000 movie and television programs to its broadband-connected subscribers. In addition, it provides professional and collegiate sports programming, such as the NFL SUNDAY TICKET package, which allows subscribers to view NFL games, as well as offers related broadband, HD, VOD, interactive, and mobile services. Further, it provides a selection digital-quality video entertainment and audio programming under the DIRECTV and SKY brands. Additionally, the company owns and operates two sports networks based in Denver, Colorado; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; and Seattle, Washington under the ROOT SPORTS brand. DIRECTV was founded in 1977 and is headquartered in El Segundo, California.

28,200 Employees
Last Reported Date: 06/30/14
Founded in 1977

directv (DTV) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Preside...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.7M
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $842.8K
Executive Vice President, Chief Executive Off...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.4M
Executive Vice President and General Counsel
Total Annual Compensation: $1.1M
Chief Technology Officer and Executive Vice P...
Total Annual Compensation: $930.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

directv (DTV) Key Developments

DIRECTV and The Walt Disney Company Sign on Multi-Year Distribution Agreement

The Walt Disney Company and DIRECTV announced a wide-ranging, multi-year distribution agreement that will provide DIRECTV customers with access to Disney’s robust lineup of top quality sports, news, kids and entertainment content across televisions, computers, smart phones, tablets, gaming consoles and other connected devices. The renewal agreement supports the companies mutual goal to deliver the best video content to customers across multiple platforms by strengthening the value of the multichannel video subscription. DIRECTV customers will be able to access the live linear feeds and video-on-demand content from all ESPN and Disney cable networks and ABC owned and operated TV stations in and out of the home on the authenticated WATCH services including WatchESPN, WATCH Disney Channel, WATCH Disney XD, WATCH Disney Junior, WATCH ABC Family and WATCH ABC using Internet-enabled devices in early 2015 and soon via the DIRECTV Everywhere app on iOS and Android phones and tablets, and directv.com. Other new services to be introduced as part of the deal include Fusion, Longhorn Network, ESPN Goal Line and ESPN Buzzer Beater. DIRECTV customers will also be able to utilize expanded viewing functionality on select content across Disney/ESPN/ABC channels, and will have access to ESPN’s live multi-screen sports network, ESPN3, and SEC Network’s digital platform, SEC Network +. The companies will also explore new opportunities with respect to potential over-the-top offerings. Continuing services covered by the broad scope of this multi-year agreement include: ABC Family, Disney Channel, Disney Junior, Disney XD, ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, ESPN Deportes, ESPNEWS and SEC Network. In addition, ESPN Classic will be reintroduced as a video-on-demand service. The companies also renewed carriage agreement for ABC’s eight owned local stations, including WABC-TV in New York City, KABC-TV in Los Angeles, WLS-TV in Chicago, WPVI-TV in Philadelphia, KGO-TV in San Francisco, WTVD-TV in Raleigh-Durham, KTRK-TV in Houston, and KFSN in Fresno.

DIRECTV Introduces Yaveo, a New Spanish-Language over-the-Top Streaming Entertainment Experience

DIRECTV introduced Yaveo, a Spanish-language over-the-top streaming entertainment service available to anyone in the U.S. with an Internet connection (first on PCs, MACs and Android devices, closely followed by iPhone, iPad, Xbox 360, and other devices). The service is $7.99 a month, with the first month free, and neither a DIRECTV satellite subscription nor a contract will be required. Yaveo customers will access thousands of hours of programming including exclusive and hard-to-find content from the U.S., Latin America and Spain, the latest On Demand movies, as well as popular TV shows, children’s programming, novelas, music and documentaries. Customers will also have the ability to stream live sports and entertainment channels such as beIN Sports en Español, Cine Sony Television and ¡Hola! TV with more to be added soon.

National Association of African American Owned Media Files $10 Billion Lawsuit against AT&T and DirecTV

The National Association of African American Owned Media (NAAAOM) filed a $10 billion lawsuit against AT&T, Inc., AT&T Services, Inc., AT&T Mobility LLC and DirecTV for race discrimination in violation of the Civil Rights Act of 1866. Citing U.S.C. Section 1981, this section prohibits racial discrimination in contracting and applies to both non-governmental and governmental discrimination, further providing that all persons in the United States shall have the same right to make and enforce contracts as is enjoyed by white persons.

 

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Price/Earnings 16.0x
Price/Sales 1.3x
Price/Book NM Not Meaningful
Price/Cash Flow 7.7x
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