The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Dish Network's revenues will expand 2.1% and EPS will grow 8.0%.
The average estimate for revenue is $3.65 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.54.
Last quarter, Dish Network logged revenue of $3.56 billion. GAAP reported sales were 0.7% lower than the prior-year quarter's $3.58 billion.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures are normalized by S&P Capital IQ and may vary to maintain comparability with normalized estimates.
Last quarter, EPS came in at $0.47. GAAP EPS of $0.47 for Q1 were 41% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.80 per share.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures are normalized by S&P Capital IQ and may vary to maintain comparability with normalized estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 37.8%, 330 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 12.7%, 330 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 6.1%, 400 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $14.51 billion. The average EPS estimate is $2.02.
The stock has a one-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 306 members out of 409 rating the stock outperform, and 103 members rating it underperform. Among 118 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 93 give Dish Network a green thumbs-up, and 25 give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Dish Network is outperform, with an average price target of $38.45.
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