Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, set-top boxes and satellite services specialist EchoStar has earned a respected four-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at EchoStar and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
Englewood, Colo. (2007)
Chairman Charles Ergen
CEO Michael Dugan
Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)
Cash / Debt
$1.6 billion / $2.5 billion
Gilat Satellite Networks
Time Warner Cable
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 96% of the 161 members who have rated EchoStar believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
- mid teen 2014 [free cash flow] yield
-new Ka-band satellite transformational for consumer broadband business; this market is still under-penetrated
-also buying a smart management headed by Charlie Ergen
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