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$53.44
Previous Close
$53.46
Day High
$54.18
Day Low
$53.13
52 Week High
11/28/14 - $54.18
52 Week Low
10/15/14 - $43.00
Market Cap
4.9B
Average Volume 10 Days
176.4K
EPS TTM
$1.26
Shares Outstanding
43.8M
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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.

echostar corp-a (SATS) Key Developments

EchoStar Corp. Reports Earnings Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended September 30, 2014

EchoStar Corp. reported earnings results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2014. For the period, the company has posted total revenue of $896 million compared to $849 million for the corresponding period in 2013. The company results were very strong with revenue growth of 49% and EBITDA growth of 62% over third quarter of 2013, driven primarily by incremental lease revenue from the 5 satellites it acquired from DISH in the first quarter. Net income attributable to EchoStar common stock was $64.1 million and diluted earnings per share was $0.69 for the quarter ended Sept. 30, 2014, compared with net income attributable to EchoStar common stock of $4.3 million and diluted earnings per share of $0.05 during the corresponding period in 2013. Capital expenditure was $165 million compared to $107 million last year. Spending increase was primarily related to the satellite construction, of which heard it has 5 in the works. Free cash flow, which defined as EBITDA minus CapEx, was $83 million from the third quarter of 2014, an increase of $22 million or 35% over the same quarter last year, driven primarily by the strong EBITDA growth, partially offset by the higher CapEx. EBITDA was $248 million for a growth of 48% over third quarter of 2013. For the nine-month period ended Sept. 30, 2014, total revenue was $2,602 million compared to $2,474 million for the nine months ended Sept. 30, 2013. Net income attributable to EchoStar common stock was $110.5 million and diluted earnings per share was $1.19 for the nine-month period ended Sept. 30, 2014 compared to a net loss of $2.0 million and diluted loss per share of $0.02 for the corresponding period in 2013.

EchoStar Mulls Acquisitions

EchoStar Corp. (NasdaqGS:SATS) intends to pursue acquisitions. "Our strategy continues to be to expand in international markets through partnership and joint ventures with reputable and established local companies and through acquisitions. We have the best set-top box and satellite product lines in the industry, along with world-class operating platforms that will help us achieve this expansion," Mike Dugan, Chief Executive Officer, said.

EchoStar Corp. to Report Q3, 2014 Results on Nov 06, 2014

EchoStar Corp. announced that they will report Q3, 2014 results at 11:00 AM, US Eastern Standard Time on Nov 06, 2014

 

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