EchoStar Corp. (NASDAQ:SATS) had a loss and missed Wall Street’s expectations, AND came up short on beating the revenue expectation. The revenue miss is a negative sign to shareholders seeking high growth out of the company.
EchoStar Corp. Earnings Cheat Sheet
Results: Adjusted Earnings Per Share decreased to $-0.11 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.41 in the year-earlier quarter.
Revenue: Rose 2.98% to $830 million from the year-earlier quarter.
Actual vs. Wall St. Expectations: EchoStar Corp. reported adjusted EPS loss of $0.11 per share. By that measure, the company missed the mean analyst estimate of $-0.08. It missed the average revenue estimate of $843.09 million.
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Revenue increased 4.34% from $795.45 million in the previous quarter. EPS decreased to $-0.11 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.04 in the previous quarter.
Looking Forward: Analysts have a more negative outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings has fallen from a profit of $0.01 to a loss $0.11. For the current year, the average estimate has moved down from a profit of $0.07 to a loss of $0.28 over the last ninety days.
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