EchoStar Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1980

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Public

  • Employees
  • 15,300


  • Stock Symbol
  • SATS

Stock Symbol

  • Investments
  • 21

  • Share Price
  • $13.88
  • (As of Tuesday Closing)

EchoStar General Information


Following the Dish Network merger, satellite television provides the bulk of EchoStar's revenue. The firm serves about 7 million U.S. customers, about 10% of the traditional television market. It launched an internet-based television offering under the Sling brand in 2015 and serves about 2 million customers on this platform. EchoStar's future, however, hinges primarily on the wireless business. The firm has amassed an extensive portfolio of spectrum licenses over the past 15 years and is building a nationwide wireless network. It acquired Sprint's prepaid business and serves about 8 million customers, primarily under the Boost brand. EchoStar's legacy businesses provide satellite telecom services and equipment to businesses and consumers, including about 1 million internet customers.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Publicly Held
Financing Status
Corporate Backed or Acquired
Primary Industry
Telecommunications Service Providers
Other Industries
Other Communications and Networking
Construction and Engineering
Stock Exchange
Corporate Office
  • 100 Inverness Terrace East
  • Englewood, CO 80112
  • United States
+1 (303) 000-0000

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EchoStar Stock Performance

(As of Tuesday Closing)

Stock Price Previous Close 52 wk Range Market Cap Shares Average Volume EPS
$13.88 $14.17 $9.53 - $24.80 $3.85B 272M 1.82M -$6.28

EchoStar Financials Summary

In Thousands,
TTM 31-Dec-2023 FY 2023 31-Dec-2023 FY 2022 31-Dec-2022 FY 2021 31-Dec-2021
EV 1,136,531 1,136,531 1,561,833 2,424,967
Revenue 17,015,598 17,015,598 18,634,246 19,818,678
EBITDA (450,778) (450,778) 4,496,174 4,641,066
Net Income (1,702,057) (1,702,057) 2,477,720 2,486,285
Total Assets 57,108,894 57,108,894 58,748,281 6,045,204
Total Debt 25,885,227 25,885,227 25,704,894 1,647,672
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EchoStar Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
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EchoStar Comparisons

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Total Raised
Post Valuation
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EchoStar Competitors (28)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
SES Formerly VC-backed Luxembourg, Luxembourg 0000 00.000 000000&0
TDS Telecommunications Corporation Madison, WI 0000
Harmonic (Other Communications and Networking) Private Debt Financed San Jose, CA 0000 00000 000000000 00000
Alaska Communications Systems Formerly PE-Backed Anchorage, AK 000 0000 000000000 0000
Consolidated Communications Formerly PE-Backed Mattoon, IL 0000 00.00 000000000000 00.00
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EchoStar Executive Team (22)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Hamid Akhavan Chief Executive Officer & President
John Swieringa Chief Operating Officer, Operations & President
Paul Orban Chief Financial Officer, Finance & Chief Accounting Officer, Accounting
Paul Gaske Chief Operating Officer
Michael Haberkorn Principal, Corporate and New Business Development
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EchoStar Board Members (17)

Name Representing Role Since
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000000 00000 Dish Network Board Member 000 0000
0000000 00000 Dish Network Chairman & Board Member 000 0000
000000 000000 00 EchoStar Board Member 000 0000
00000 0000000 EchoStar Chief Executive Officer & President 000 0000
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EchoStar Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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EchoStar Investments & Acquisitions (21)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
Tarana 01-Mar-2021 00000 0000 0000 Wireless Communications Equipment 0000000 0
Eutelsat OneWeb 15-Jan-2021 00 0000000 00000 Internet Service Providers
Helios Wire 25-Oct-2019 0000000000 0000 Electronic Equipment and Instruments 000000 00
Tarana 01-Sep-2018 00000 0000 0000 Wireless Communications Equipment 0000000 0
SmarDTV 03-Apr-2015 Secondary Transaction - Private 000.00 Electronics (B2C) 0000 0000
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EchoStar Subsidiaries (1)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Hughes Network Systems Wireless Communications Equipment Germantown, MD 0000
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EchoStar ESG

Risk Overview

Risk Rating

Updated April, 21, 2023

27.47 | Med Risk

Risk Scale

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EchoStar Exits (9)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
Eutelsat OneWeb 15-Jan-2021 00 000000000000000 00000 Completed
  • 3 buyers
TerreStar 07-Feb-2008 00 000000000000000 00000 Completed
  • 2 buyers
CinemaNow 28-Jun-2006 00000 00000 00 000.00 Completed
  • 6 buyers
Entropic Communications 04-Jan-2006 00000 00000 00 0000 Completed
  • 20 buyers
nuvoTV 03-Mar-2004 Early Stage VC 0000 Completed
  • 4 buyers
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EchoStar FAQs

  • When was EchoStar founded?

    EchoStar was founded in 1980.

  • Who is the founder of EchoStar?

    Charles Ergen is the founder of EchoStar.

  • Who is the CEO of EchoStar?

    Hamid Akhavan is the CEO of EchoStar.

  • Where is EchoStar headquartered?

    EchoStar is headquartered in Englewood, CO.

  • What is the size of EchoStar?

    EchoStar has 15,300 total employees.

  • What industry is EchoStar in?

    EchoStar’s primary industry is Telecommunications Service Providers.

  • Is EchoStar a private or public company?

    EchoStar is a Public company.

  • What is EchoStar’s stock symbol?

    The ticker symbol for EchoStar is SATS.

  • What is the current stock price of EchoStar?

    As of 16-Apr-2024 the stock price of EchoStar is $13.88.

  • What is the current market cap of EchoStar?

    The current market capitalization of EchoStar is $3.85B.

  • What is EchoStar’s current revenue?

    The trailing twelve month revenue for EchoStar is $17B.

  • Who are EchoStar’s competitors?

    SES, TDS Telecommunications, Harmonic (Other Communications and Networking), Alaska Communications Systems, and Consolidated Communications are some of the 28 competitors of EchoStar.

  • What is EchoStar’s annual earnings per share (EPS)?

    EchoStar’s EPS for 12 months was -$6.28.

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