Media coverage about DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ:DISH) has trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog 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 Corporation earned a coverage optimism score of 0.06 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the company an impact score of 46.0736880930836 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
Here are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:
- DISH Media Sales Earns ABBI Award for Addressable TV Platform of the Year (about.dish.com)
- DISH Goes All in on Voice Control; New Voice Remote Ships with All Hopper DVRs – Business Wire (press release) (businesswire.com)
- DISH Network Corporation (DISH) is at $50.61 per share and Capella Education Company (CPLA) is listed at $82.75 – Stocks Gallery (stocksgallery.com)
- Average True Range (ATR) in Spotlight – DISH Network Corporation, (NASDAQ: DISH) – Stock Watch (stocksnewstimes.com)
- Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights: Comcast, Charter Communications, DISH Network, Sprint and Altice USA (finance.yahoo.com)
DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ DISH) opened at $50.66 on Friday. The company has a quick ratio of 0.57, a current ratio of 0.63 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.72. The stock has a market cap of $23,613.23, a P/E ratio of 18.63, a PEG ratio of 2.42 and a beta of 1.08. DISH Network Corporation has a 1-year low of $46.07 and a 1-year high of $66.50.
DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ:DISH) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 9th. The company reported $0.57 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.60 by ($0.03). The company had revenue of $3.58 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.60 billion. DISH Network Corporation had a net margin of 7.22% and a return on equity of 25.97%. The company’s revenue was down 5.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.64 earnings per share. analysts anticipate that DISH Network Corporation will post 2.03 EPS for the current fiscal year.
DISH has been the topic of several research reports. BidaskClub lowered shares of DISH Network Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Friday, August 18th. Morgan Stanley reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $75.00 price objective on shares of DISH Network Corporation in a research note on Tuesday, October 17th. Telsey Advisory Group dropped their price objective on shares of DISH Network Corporation from $62.00 to $56.00 and set a “market perform” rating on the stock in a research note on Friday, August 4th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of DISH Network Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, November 10th. Finally, Guggenheim reiterated a “neutral” rating and set a $62.00 price objective (down previously from $68.00) on shares of DISH Network Corporation in a research note on Thursday, August 24th. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have given a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $65.39.
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In other news, EVP Jeffrey L. Mcschooler sold 785 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, August 28th. The shares were sold at an average price of $56.61, for a total value of $44,438.85. Following the completion of the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 165 shares in the company, valued at $9,340.65. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. Insiders sold 1,110 shares of company stock valued at $62,046 over the last quarter. Insiders own 49.30% of the company’s stock.
DISH Network Corporation 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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