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Dish Network Corp. (NASDAQ: DISH) – Is this large market cap stock undervalued?

Dish Network Corp. (NASDAQ: DISH), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 25911.27. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for Dish Network Corp. is 56.39 (with a change from open of 2.12%), this in conjunction with a target price of 73.2. Volume today has so far reached 1290230, with an average volume of about 2650.97. The GAP for this stock, is -0.68%.

The P/E ratio is 29.72, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 19.93. The current EPS for Dish Network Corp., is 1.87, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of -21.20%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to -2.76%.

Looking further into the growth statistics for Dish Network Corp., EPS is looking like it will grow -9.36% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be -0.09%. Quarter over quarter is 25.90% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is 0.10%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been -6.10%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been 3.60%.

Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 0.20% and institutional ownership is 94.30%. Shares outstanding is 466.03, while shares float is at a value of 218.84. Float short for Dish Network Corp. is 6.13% and the short ratio is 5.06.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 4.03, while the total debt/equity comes to 4.04. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is 1.3, and the quick ratio is 1.2. The most recent gross margin is 26.00% and their operating margin is 9.80%. The profit margin is 5.80%.

Dish Network Corp. has seen returns on assets of 3.80%, and on investment, 5.90%. Return on equity is 28.40%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is *TBA. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 1.71, with Price/book ratio coming to 7.34 and Price/cash is 7.43, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is *TBA.

The simple moving averages are 8.01% and 12.77% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -13.90% and the 52 week low is 45.15%.

Dish Network Corp. has a dividend yield of *TBA, with a current price of 56.39. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is 0.00%. This is in an industry, CATV Systems, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Services. Dish Network Corp. is based in USA.

Performance in the CATV Systems industry means that Dish Network Corp. has seen performance for the past week of -0.87%, with performance for the month coming to 11.78%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of 5.08%, and for the half year the performance is -10.31%. Volatility for this week is 1.80% and for the month this is 1.94%.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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