The company also issued a weak forecast for the second quarter. (DISH) where 7 analyst have rated the stock as Strong Buy, 5 analysts said it's a Buy, 10 rated the stock as Hold, 3 analysts reported Underperform and 1 analysts gave their recommendations as Sell.
In terms of earnings per share, 16 analysts have a 0.74 EPS mean target for the quarter ending Jun-17, for the quarter ending Sep-17, 16 analysts have a 0.64 EPS mean target and for the quarter ending Sep-17 there are 21 estimates of 2.75 EPS. The business earned $3.72 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $3.76 billion.
Previously on 04/20/2017, Deutsche Bank AG released a statement about Dish Network Corp. Pay-TV average subscriber acquisition cost was $590 compared with $625 in the year-ago quarter. Annual EPS Growth of past 5 years is -2.20%. The stock has "Buy" rating by Jefferies on Monday, April 3. They noted that the move was a valuation call. BTIG Research reiterated a "buy" rating and set a $90.00 price target (up from $85.00) on shares of DISH Network Corporation in a research report on Tuesday, November 22nd. Citigroup Inc reissued a "focus list" rating on shares of DISH Network Corp in a research note on Wednesday, January 25th. The consensus rating is 2.5, suggesting the market has given up on the stock.
Dish Network cleared a 64.84 buy point last Thursday, but pulled back 0.9% to 64.44 on Friday. It has been assigned a low target price of $50 and a high target price of $102.
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Let's also take a brief look at the stock price in relation to some highs/lows and moving averages. The company has a market cap of $28.66 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 29.37 and a beta of 1.09. The stock now shows its YTD (Year to Date) performance of 12.2 percent while its Weekly performance value is 8.62%. The shares were sold at an average price of $61.90, for a total transaction of $2,011,750.00. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website.
On 12/15/2016 Thomas A. Cullen, EVP, sold 120,000 with an average share price of $58.85 per share and the total transaction amounting to $7,062,000.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. J.P. Morgan Investment Management Inc is the second biggest holder with 17 million shares now valued at 971.38 million whilst Dodge & Cox has 16 million shares valued at 942.24 million. Partner Investment Management L.P. boosted its stake in DISH Network Corp by 34.1% in the third quarter.
Up to Friday's close, shares of Dish have risen 26.85 percent in the last 12 months. FMR LLC raised its stake in shares of DISH Network Corp by 13.9% in the fourth quarter. For the last period, the company reported quarter over quarter EPS growth of 360.70% and quarter over quarter sales growth of -1.40%. Finally, AQR Capital Management LLC bought a new position in DISH Network Corp during the fourth quarter worth approximately $723,000. The stock recently closed its previous session at $65 by showing a percentage change of 2.69% from its previous day closing price of $63.3. Finally, Rhumbline Advisers boosted its stake in DISH Network Corp by 5.3% in the third quarter. FMR LLC now owns 5,729,698 shares of the company's stock valued at $331,921,000 after buying an additional 698,352 shares during the period.
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