Last $75.64 USD
Change Today -0.41 / -0.54%
Volume 3.0M
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directv (DTV) Snapshot

Open
$75.70
Previous Close
$76.05
Day High
$76.30
Day Low
$74.98
52 Week High
03/7/14 - $80.77
52 Week Low
04/19/13 - $53.50
Market Cap
38.6B
Average Volume 10 Days
3.5M
EPS TTM
$5.43
Shares Outstanding
510.0M
EX-Date
02/9/98
P/E TM
13.9x
Dividend
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Dividend Yield
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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. The company was formerly known as The DIRECTV Group, Inc. and changed its name to DIRECTV in May 2009. DIRECTV was founded in 1977 and is based in El Segundo, California. DIRECTV is a former subsidiary of Liberty Interactive Corporation.

28,200 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/24/14
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 to Launch 4G LTE Services in Colombia

DirecTV is set to launch 4G LTE services in Colombia during the current quarter.

The Weather Channel Returns to DIRECTV

The Weather Channel will return to DIRECTV as both companies have settled on a new agreement, the financial terms of which were not disclosed. As part of the new pact, The Weather Channel agreed to reduce reality programming by half on weekdays; return instant local weather and allow authenticated DIRECTV customers to watch The Weather Channel's video programming on multiple devices inside and outside the home.

Hilton Worldwide and DIRECTV Announce New In-Room Strategic Supplier Agreement to Enrich Entertainment Experience in Half a Million U.S. Guest Rooms

Hilton Worldwide and DIRECTV are joining forces to deliver the world's most popular TV service to more than half a million hotel guest rooms across the United States. This new agreement will make DIRECTV a preferred television supplier for providing enriching in-room entertainment experiences at Hilton Worldwide properties. The two companies are also making future plans to enable members of Hilton HHonors, the guest loyalty program for Hilton Worldwide's ten distinct hotel brands, to earn free stays or HHonors points when they sign up for qualifying DIRECTV service at home. Guests will be able to find the new offering at participating Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, DoubleTree by Hilton, Embassy Suites Hotels, Hampton Hotels, Hilton Garden Inn, Homewood Suites by Hilton and Home2 Suites by Hilton properties in the U.S. this year. With this new relationship, participating Hilton Worldwide hotels will be able to receive: Access to DIRECTV's programming, including more than 160 HD channels and premium sports and movie content offered at special prices; Continued rollout of DIRECTV's Residential Experience (DRE) platform, which Hilton Worldwide was the first hotel company to adopt. The platform is currently installed in more than 220 Hilton Worldwide properties nationwide and will continue to be rolled out across the U.S. for more guests to enjoy; Significantly reduced per-channel costs, enabling hotels to affordably offer more HD channels; and More efficient technologies reducing power consumption to further support LightStay(TM), Hilton Worldwide's proprietary initiative improving sustainability measurement and performance at properties around the world.

 

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Price/Earnings 14.6x
Price/Sales 1.2x
Price/Book NM Not Meaningful
Price/Cash Flow 6.8x
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