News headlines about DISH Network (NASDAQ:DISH) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. DISH Network earned a media sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the company an impact score of 46.4602857598392 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
These are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern’s analysis:
- Dish CEO: Our focus is providing Sling TV customers with … (finance.yahoo.com)
- DISH to work with the Google Assistant; bringing multi-language voice control to Hands-Free TV experience (finance.yahoo.com)
- 2017 Year in Review: Corporate Governance Litigation & Regulation (natlawreview.com)
- DISH Network Corp (DISH) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $3.55 Billion (americanbankingnews.com)
- DISH Network (DISH) to Boost Integrated Advertising Business (zacks.com)
A number of research firms recently commented on DISH. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of DISH Network from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday. Royal Bank of Canada reissued a “sector perform” rating and issued a $54.00 target price (down from $56.00) on shares of DISH Network in a research report on Wednesday, November 22nd. SunTrust Banks reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $60.00 target price on shares of DISH Network in a research report on Friday, November 10th. Barclays dropped their target price on shares of DISH Network from $74.00 to $71.00 and set an “overweight” rating on the stock in a research report on Friday, November 10th. Finally, UBS Group dropped their target price on shares of 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 equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have issued a hold rating and seven have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $63.92.
DISH Network (NASDAQ:DISH) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 9th. The company reported $0.57 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.60 by ($0.03). DISH Network had a net margin of 7.22% and a return on equity of 25.97%. The company had revenue of $3.58 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $3.60 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.64 earnings per share. The business’s revenue for the quarter was down 5.0% on a year-over-year basis. equities analysts predict that DISH Network will post 1.98 earnings per share for the current year.
About DISH Network
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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