Guggenheim Capital LLC raised its holdings in DISH Network Corp (NASDAQ:DISH) by 26.8% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 727,320 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 153,578 shares during the quarter. Guggenheim Capital LLC owned 0.16% of DISH Network worth $34,729,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.
A number of other large investors have also bought and sold shares of DISH. Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of DISH Network in the 4th quarter valued at $105,000. MUFG Americas Holdings Corp raised its holdings in shares of DISH Network by 86.7% in the 4th quarter. MUFG Americas Holdings Corp now owns 2,800 shares of the company’s stock valued at $133,000 after buying an additional 1,300 shares during the period. Quantbot Technologies LP purchased a new stake in shares of DISH Network in the 3rd quarter valued at $154,000. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC raised its holdings in shares of DISH Network by 249.1% in the 4th quarter. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC now owns 3,355 shares of the company’s stock valued at $160,000 after buying an additional 2,394 shares during the period. Finally, Arlington Partners LLC purchased a new stake in shares of DISH Network in the 4th quarter valued at $191,000. Institutional investors own 48.15% of the company’s stock.
Several equities research analysts recently issued reports on the company. SunTrust Banks cut their price objective on DISH Network to $44.00 and set a “hold” rating on the stock in a report on Thursday, March 1st. Zacks Investment Research downgraded DISH Network from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, February 23rd. Pivotal Research reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $65.00 price objective (down previously from $67.00) on shares of DISH Network in a report on Thursday, February 22nd. Citigroup upgraded DISH Network from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, February 7th. Finally, Morgan Stanley downgraded DISH Network from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating and cut their price objective for the company from $75.00 to $55.00 in a report on Wednesday, January 17th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have assigned a hold rating and seven have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $62.25.
DISH Network (NASDAQ:DISH) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February 21st. The company reported $0.57 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.55 by $0.02. DISH Network had a return on equity of 22.56% and a net margin of 14.59%. The company had revenue of $3.48 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.52 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.70 EPS. DISH Network’s revenue was down 7.2% on a year-over-year basis. equities analysts expect that DISH Network Corp will post 2.46 earnings per share for the current year.
About DISH Network
DISH Network Corporation is a holding company. The Company operates through two segments: Pay-TV and Broadband, and Wireless. It offers pay-TV services under the DISH brand and the Sling brand (collectively Pay-TV services). The DISH branded pay-TV service consists of Federal Communications Commission (FCC) licenses authorizing it to use direct broadcast satellite and Fixed Satellite Service spectrum, its owned and leased satellites, receiver systems, third-party broadcast operations, customer service facilities, a leased fiber optic network, in-home service and call center operations, and certain other assets utilized in its operations.
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