$0.56 EPS Expected for DISH Network Corp (DISH) This Quarter

Brokerages predict that DISH Network Corp (NASDAQ:DISH) will post earnings of $0.56 per share for the current quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Ten analysts have made estimates for DISH Network’s earnings. The highest EPS estimate is $0.64 and the lowest is $0.46. DISH Network posted earnings of $0.70 per share in the same quarter last year, which suggests a negative year over year growth rate of 20%. The business is scheduled to report its next quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February 28th.

On average, analysts expect that DISH Network will report full year earnings of $1.98 per share for the current fiscal year, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.89 to $2.18. For the next financial year, analysts expect that the firm will post earnings of $2.13 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.91 to $2.33. Zacks Investment Research’s earnings per share averages are a mean average based on a survey of sell-side analysts that that provide coverage for DISH Network.

DISH Network (NASDAQ:DISH) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, November 9th. The company reported $0.57 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.60 by ($0.03). The company had revenue of $3.58 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $3.60 billion. DISH Network had a return on equity of 25.97% and a net margin of 7.22%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was down 5.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.64 earnings per share.

DISH has been the topic of several recent analyst reports. Morgan Stanley reissued a “buy” rating and set a $75.00 price target on shares of DISH Network in a research report on Tuesday, October 17th. Zacks Investment Research lowered DISH Network from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, November 10th. Citigroup raised DISH Network from a “sell” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $54.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Friday, September 15th. Moffett Nathanson reaffirmed a “sell” rating and issued a $37.00 target price (down from $45.00) on shares of DISH Network in a research report on Tuesday, September 26th. Finally, UBS Group dropped their target price on DISH Network from $68.00 to $56.00 and set a “neutral” rating on the stock in a research report on Friday, November 10th. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have given a hold rating and seven have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $63.92.

Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its stake in shares of DISH Network by 2.9% during the 2nd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 14,678,892 shares of the company’s stock worth $921,246,000 after acquiring an additional 409,704 shares in the last quarter. BlackRock Inc. boosted its stake in DISH Network by 1.9% during the 2nd quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 13,685,941 shares of the company’s stock valued at $858,929,000 after purchasing an additional 259,139 shares during the period. FMR LLC boosted its stake in DISH Network by 22.7% during the 2nd quarter. FMR LLC now owns 4,498,307 shares of the company’s stock valued at $282,314,000 after purchasing an additional 831,768 shares during the period. Paulson & CO. Inc. boosted its stake in DISH Network by 15.9% during the 2nd quarter. Paulson & CO. Inc. now owns 3,998,800 shares of the company’s stock valued at $250,965,000 after purchasing an additional 548,700 shares during the period. Finally, Gamco Investors INC. ET AL boosted its stake in DISH Network by 0.9% during the 3rd quarter. Gamco Investors INC. ET AL now owns 2,830,465 shares of the company’s stock valued at $153,496,000 after purchasing an additional 25,695 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 48.54% of the company’s stock.

DISH Network (NASDAQ:DISH) opened at $49.22 on Wednesday. The firm has a market capitalization of $23,028.71, a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.15, a P/E/G ratio of 2.25 and a beta of 1.09. DISH Network has a 52-week low of $46.07 and a 52-week high of $66.50. The company has a current ratio of 0.63, a quick ratio of 0.57 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.72.

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DISH Network Company Profile

DISH Network Corporation is a holding company. The Company operates through two segments: Pay-TV and Broadband, and Wireless. It offers pay-TV services under the DISH brand and the Sling brand (collectively Pay-TV services). The DISH branded pay-TV service consists of Federal Communications Commission (FCC) licenses authorizing it to use direct broadcast satellite and Fixed Satellite Service spectrum, its owned and leased satellites, receiver systems, third-party broadcast operations, customer service facilities, a leased fiber optic network, in-home service and call center operations, and certain other assets utilized in its operations.

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