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DISH Network [NASDAQ:DISH] share price, stock quote Analysis

What has the stock performance of DISH Network been like?
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DISH Network's (NASDAQ:DISH) stock is 0.4% lower in the past 12 months and has underperformed the overall US TECH market which is 3.1% higher in the same timeframe. This equates to a -3.5% lower return over the period which puts the stock as an underperformer vs other US TECH companies.


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Analyst RatingS

What are analyst ratings for DISH Network?
Analyst Ratings
Analyst Ratings Change
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From 23 analysts that cover DISH Network's stock, the average rating is 3.5. This is a weighted average of 3 strong buys, 8 buys, 9 holds, 3 sells. This is 0.1 higher than a month ago which gives this factor a tea-score of 4/5.


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Insider Trades

What has DISH Network's insider trading been over the past year?
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DISH Network insider's have net been buying stock over the past 12 months, in the previous month insiders have been net buying. In fact the buy to sell ratio in the past month has been 50.0% which is 50.0% lower than the last 12 months buy to sell ratio. This put's DISH Network's Insiders in the top quintile vs their peers giving this factor a tea-score of 3/5.


What is the ownership of DISH Network stock?
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For DISH Network, currently 102.9% of stock (1 billion shares) is owned by Institutions, 0.0% (802 million shares) is owned by Individuals, and 3.6% (2 million shares) is owned by company insiders. The CEO has a holding of 0.02% which is equivalent to 40 thousand shares with a market value of $129 million. This factor has a tea-score of 1/5.

Short Interest

What is the short interest for DISH Network stock?
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As of 31 July 2019, the short interest for DISH Network has been 7.53% of the shares outstanding which is 173 billion shares. This is more than 1 month ago which had 6.19% of the shares outstanding which is 142 billion short interest in shares. This equals a tea-score of 2/5.


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Revenue & Earnings

What has DISH Network's revenue history been by year?
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DISH Network's revenue in the last 12 months ending 30 June 2019 is $13Bn. DISH Network's average revenue growth for the last 4 years has been 5.1% which is currently lower than their comps of 6.2%.

Free Cash Flow Yield Growth

What is DISH Network's free cash flow yield?
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DISH Network's free cash flow yield is 36.9% and has grown from 4 years ago. The free cash flow yield for DISH Network 1 year ago was 21.3% and 3 years ago it was 13.1%.

Dividend History & yield

What has DISH Network's dividend payments been historically?
Dividend ($)
Dividend Yield (%)
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DISH Network hasn't paid any dividends for the past 4 years.


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PE Ratio

What is DISH Network's PE ratio?
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DISH Network's PE ratio is 11.8x. This is calculated from their EPS of $2.02 and price per share of $32.39. DISH Network's PE ratio values the company cheaper than 20% of it's competitors giving this factor a tea-score of 1/5.

PEG Ratio

What is DISH Network's PEG ratio?
peg ratio

DISH Network's PEG ratio is nanx. This is calculated from their PE ratio of 11.8x and their last 12 months growth rate of -0.277%. This is less attractive than their competitors so the tea-score for this factor is nan/5.

Share Price / Book (PB Ratio)

What is DISH Network's PB ratio?
PB ratio

The PB ratio for DISH Network is 1.6x. This is cheaper than their competitors who have an average PB ratio of 2.3x. The tea-score is 2/5.

Free Cash Flow Yield

What is DISH Network's free cash flow yield?
free cash flow yield

DISH Network's free cash flow yield is 36.9% which is ranked 4.0/5 when compared to its competitors. This is calculated from a free cash flow of $2Bn (as reported for the 12 months ending 30 June 2019) divided by its current market capitalisation of $15Bn. The average free cash flow yield across DISH Network's comps is 8.1%.

Return On Investment (ROI)

What is DISH Network's return on investment (ROI)?
return on investment

DISH Network's return on investment is 16.7%. This is more profitable than its competitors.


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Assets vs Liabilities

What is DISH Network's current ratio (assets vs liabilities)?
assets vs liabilities

DISH Network's current ratio is calculated by (current assets) / (current liabilities) which equals 0.6x. This more attractive than their competitors and also worse than recommended for a healthy company.

Debt vs Equity

What is DISH Network's debt vs shareholder equity?
debt vs equity

DISH Network's debt to shareholder equity is 161.1%. This is worse than their competitors and also worse than advised for a well-managed balance sheet.

Dividend Payout Ratio

What is DISH Network's dividend payout ratio?
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What is the overall ESG (environmental, social and corporate governance) rating for DISH Network?

DISH Network's has a poor overall ESG rating of 44/100. Their competitors have a score between 44 and 78 with the average at 59.

ESG Environmental

What the latest (ESG) environmental responsibility score for DISH Network vs their competitors?
ESG environmental
We can see here what the environmental consciousness of DISH Network is relative to other similar companies.

ESG Social

What the present (ESG) social responsibility score for DISH Network vs their peers?
ESG social
We can get a sense of what the social responsbility of DISH Network is when compared to other rival companies.

ESG Corporate Governance

What the current (ESG) corporate governance score for DISH Network vs their challengers?
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With this number we can understand what the corporate governance of DISH Network is when compared to it's peers.



What is the company description of DISH Network?
DISH Network Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides pay-TV services in the United States. The company operates in two segments, Pay-TV and Wireless. It offers video services under the DISH TV brand; and programming packages that include programming through national broadcast networks, local broadcast networks, and national and regional cable networks, as well as regional and specialty sports channels, premium movie channels, and Latino and international programming packages.


Industry Peers & Competitors

Who are DISH Network's peers and competitors?
Here is a list of DISH Network's peers in the Communication Services sector:

DISH Network [NASDAQ:DISH] Additional Q&A

Questions & Answers

What is the 52 week high for DISH Network stock quote?

DISH Network (NASDAQ:DISH) hit a new 52-week high on 23 July 2019 at a price of $43.26 with 4,420,100 shares traded that day. This is 33.6% higher than than its current price of $32.39 and 80.4% higher than the 52-week low of $23.98 on 24 December 2018. Average daily volume traded has been 3 million shares over the past 3 months.

What is the highest price DISH Network stock has ever been?

The all-time highs for DISH Network stock were reached on 23 July 2019, 27 days ago at a price of $43.26. This equates to a market capitalisation of $9Bn. The highest price reached is 33.6% higher than the current price of $32.39 with a current market cap of $15Bn.

What is the beta of DISH Network stock?

DISH Network stock moves 1.4x the US TECH market average which makes its beta higher than the overall market.

What is the volatility of DISH Network (DISH) stock?

DISH Network's stock has an annual volatility of 39.1% which is more volatile than the average US TECH market volatility of 20.8% which has made it a less safe stock to own in the past vs just owning the index for investors aiming for lower portfolio volatility.

What have DISH Network's share buybacks been over the past year?

DISH Network is currently running a share-buyback program and in the past year alone the company has repurchased 104 million of shares outstanding at a total expense of $23Trn. In the same time frame the share price has moved 0.4% lower which is an underperformance of -3.5% vs the overall market. DISH Network still has $420Trn of cash remaining on their balance sheet.

Who owns the most DISH Network stock?

Barry White is the largest individual shareholder in DISH Network with 1 billion shares. He is an independent director of DISH Network. The largest institutional holder is T-Rowe and they own 43.3% of the issue size with 100 million shares. T-Rowe have been net buying shares over the last 12 months as they own 1 million more shares than a year ago.

When did DISH Network beat earnings expectations in the last 4 years?

In the past 4 quarters DISH Network has had 3 earnings beat's and 1 earnings miss's. The average earnings beat has been 12.1% and the average earnings miss has been 8.2%.

When is DISH Network's next earnings date and what are the expectations?

DISH Network is set to report earnings on 30 July 2019 after market close. The report will be for the fiscal Quarter ending June 2019. Based on 14 analysts' forecasts, the consensus EPS forecast for the quarter is $2.12. Recent analyst revisions have been positive implying a potential EPS of $2.24.

What is DISH Network's upcoming earnings report expectations?

The earnings expectations for DISH Network's upcoming report on 30 July 2019 are from 14 analysts with an average EPS of $2.12. The lowest analyst rating is $2.01, the highest is $2.84. The most recent earnings revisions have been positive with a most recent estimate of $2.24.

What is DISH Network's earnings per share (EPS)?

DISH Network's latest earnings per share (EPS) was reported as $2.02 on 30 April 2019 for fiscal quarter ending March 2019. This is 11.0% higher than 12 months ago when they reported EPS of $1.82

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