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06/27/14 - $53.73
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4.7B
Average Volume 10 Days
114.9K
EPS TTM
$0.61
Shares Outstanding
43.7M
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EchoStar Corporation provides satellite operations, video delivery solutions, and broadband satellite technologies and services for home and office worldwide. The company operates in three segments: EchoStar Technologies, Hughes, and EchoStar Satellite Services. The EchoStar Technologies segment designs, develops, and distributes high-definition and standard-definition digital set-top boxes, and related products and technologies, such as satellite dishes and remote controls for satellite television (TV) service providers, and telecommunication and cable companies; and Slingboxes directly to consumers through retail outlets and online. This segment also provides digital broadcast operations, including satellite uplinking/downlinking, transmission services, signal processing, conditional access management, and other services. The Hughes segment provides satellite broadband Internet access; broadband network services and equipment to enterprise markets; managed network services and equipment to enterprises and broadband service providers; satellite ground segment systems and terminals to mobile system operators; and solutions to customers for mobile satellite systems. The EchoStar Satellite Services segment leases capacity on a full-time and occasional-use basis to the United States government service providers, state agencies, Internet service providers, broadcast news organizations, programmers, and private enterprise customers through its 10 owned and leased in-orbit satellites. EchoStar Corporation was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Englewood, Colorado.

4,000 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/21/14
Founded in 2007

echostar corp-a (SATS) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President and Direct...
Total Annual Compensation: $763.8K
Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $440.0K
Executive Chairman, Chairman of ECC and Chief...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.0
Director and President of Hughes Communicatio...
Total Annual Compensation: $833.8K
President of EchoStar Technologies LLC
Total Annual Compensation: $522.9K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

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EchoStar Corporation Provides New Product for Secure Home Automation During IBC in Amsterdam

EchoStar Corporation provided IBC attendees a sneak peek of its exciting new product for secure home automation during IBC in Amsterdam. The company has turned its engineering expertise to a new realm with this end-to-end home security and control product. Providing consumers visibility and control over their entire home ecosystem, the solution is accessible not only on mobile devices but also where it is most convenient--the consumer's television. The solution will provide an easy-to-use and affordable way for people to control, monitor, and manage the home automation and security of their homes. The product is a do-it-yourself installation that wirelessly connects the home's devices. This enables consumers to simply create and manage a custom system that fits their lifestyles with devices including thermostats, security cameras, entry point sensors, locks, lights, doorbells, and switches. In addition, this product will offer consumers peace of mind with features that help monitor the home. EchoStar's powerful end-to-end infrastructure system utilizes cloud capabilities to create unique features and mobile apps for the consumer. Custom notifications about system activity and live video can be set and sent to multiple smart phones. For example, both parents can be alerted and see live video when children arrive home safely. The new home automation product is expected to debut in various territories beginning in 2015. A product expert will be available in EchoStar's stand F76 in RAI Hall 1 at IBC September 12 to 16.

SES S.A Announces Strategic Partnership with Echostar Corporation

SES S.A. announced a new cornerstone in its strategic partnership with EchoStar Corporation at the orbital position of 105 degrees West with the procurement of the new SES-11 satellite, also to be known as EchoStar 105. SES-11 will be manufactured by Airbus Defence and Space based on the highly reliable Eurostar E3000 platform. The satellite will be launched into space in Fourth Quarter 2016. SES-11 will carry 24 Ku-band transponders as well as 24 C-band transponders (36 MHz equivalent). The spacecraft will have a separated mass of approximately 5,400 kg and an end of life budget for the payloads of approximately 12 kW. The spacecraft's Ku-band capacity will replace the existing SES satellite AMC-15 at 105 degrees West, an orbital position where Echostar has been SES's anchor customer since 2006. The spacecraft's C-band capacity will also allow SES to provide replacement capacity for AMC-18 at 105 degrees West.

EchoStar Corporation Announces Earnings Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended June 30, 2014; Provides Capital Expenditure Guidance for the Year 2014

EchoStar Corporation announced earnings results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported total revenue of $880 million compared to $830 million for the corresponding period in 2013. Net income attributable to the company’s common stock was $33.8 million or $0.36 diluted earnings per share compared to a net loss attributable to the company’s common stock of $9.8 million or $0.11 diluted loss per share during the corresponding period in 2013. The company's capital expenditures were $156 million compared to $86 million last year. The spending increase was related to satellite constructions, primarily EchoStar XIX, EchoStar XXI and the 65 West satellite, and to a lesser extent, early spending on EchoStar XXIII. For the six months, the company reported total revenue was $1,706 million compared to $1,625 million for the six months ended June 30, 2013. Net income attributable to the company’s common stock was $46.4 million or $0.50 diluted earnings per share compared to a net loss of $6.3 million or $0.07 diluted loss per share for the corresponding period in 2013. For the full year capital expenditure to be in the $750 million to $780 million range, down from previous indications as a result of delays in some start dates on certain satellite programs.

 

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