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Last $51.34 USD
Change Today -0.15 / -0.29%
Volume 31.7K
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EchoStar Corporation provides satellite operations, video delivery solutions, digital set-top boxes, and broadband satellite technologies and services for home and office worldwide. The company operates in three segments: EchoStar Technologies, Hughes, and EchoStar Satellite Services. The EchoStar Technologies segment designs, develops, and distributes high-definition and standard-definition digital set-top boxes, and related products and technologies, such as satellite dishes and remote controls for satellite TV service providers, and telecommunication and international cable companies. This segment also provides digital broadcast operations, including satellite uplinking/downlinking, transmission services, signal processing, conditional access management, and other services; and Slingboxes directly to consumers through retail outlets and online, as well as to the payTV operator markets. The Hughes segment provides satellite broadband Internet access; broadband network services and equipment to enterprise markets; managed network services and equipment to enterprises and broadband service providers; satellite ground segment systems and terminals to mobile system operators; and solutions to customers for mobile satellite systems. The EchoStar Satellite Services segment provides satellite services on a full-time and occasional-use basis primarily to DISH Network, Dish Mexico, the United States government service providers, state agencies, Internet service providers, broadcast news organizations, programmers, and private enterprise customers through its 16 owned and leased in-orbit satellites. EchoStar Corporation was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Englewood, Colorado.

4,400 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/20/15
Founded in 2007

echostar corp-a (SATS) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President and Direct...
Total Annual Compensation: $863.9K
Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $483.4K
Executive Chairman, Chairman of ECC and Chief...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.0
Director and President of Hughes Communicatio...
Total Annual Compensation: $806.6K
President of EchoStar Technologies LLC
Total Annual Compensation: $535.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

echostar corp-a (SATS) Key Developments

EchoStar Corp. to Launch EchoStar XXI Satellite in First Quarter of 2016

EchoStar Corp. announced the launch of the EchoStar XXI satellite is scheduled in the first quarter of 2016, and the deployment of ground infrastructure utilizing the ETSI GMR-1 3G air interface standard is on schedule for commercial launch in the second quarter of 2016.

EchoStar Corporation Reports Earnings Results for the Fourth Quarter and Year Ended December 31, 2014

EchoStar Corporation reported earnings results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported revenue of $844 million compared to $808 million a year ago. EBITDA was $230 million in the fourth quarter, up 43% over the fourth quarter last year. Net income attributable to the company’s common stock was $54.8 million or $0.59 per diluted earnings share compared to $4.5 million or $0.05 per diluted earnings share in the fourth quarter 2013. Capital expenditures for the quarter were $246 million compared to $127 million a year ago. For the year, the company’s revenue was $3.4 billion, a growth of 5% over last year and EBITDA was $903 million, a 39% increase over the fiscal year 2013. Full year net income attributable to the company’s common stock was $165 million compared to $2.5 million in 2013. For the full year, CapEx was $680 million compared to $392 million for 2013. The spending increase was primarily related to the satellite construction. CapEx was not as high as the company thought earlier in the year, due to delays in some of the satellite programs.

EchoStar Mulls Acquisitions

EchoStar Corp. (NasdaqGS:SATS) intends to pursue acquisitions. "Our business development group has been very busy evaluating multiple projects and potential acquisition opportunities. We will continue to be diligent in examining these opportunities and will not put ourselves in a position of overreaching or overspending just for the sake of getting a deal done," Mike Dugan, Chief Executive Officer, said.


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