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Dish Network is a satellite service provider that offers satellite television, audio programming, and interactive television services. The company offers programming packages including regional and specialty sports channels, premium movie channels, and Latino and international programming through national broadcast networks, local broadcast networks, and national and regional cable networks, and receiver systems. Additionally, Dish Network provides satellite broadband services, wireline voice and broadband services under the dishNET brand. It also offers dishanywhere.com and mobile applications for smartphones and tablets.
TypePublic
Founded1980
HQEnglewood, CO, US
Websitedish.com
Employee Ratings3
Overall CultureC-

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Dec 2020)13,500(-15%)
Job Openings6,353
Revenue (FY, 2020)$15.5 B(+21%)
Share Price (Jul 2021)$41.9
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at Dish Network

W. Erik Carlson

W. Erik Carlson

President and Chief Executive Officer
Kathleen Q. Abernathy

Kathleen Q. Abernathy

Director
Charlie Ergen

Charlie Ergen

Co-Founder and Chairman of the Board
Jim DeFranco

Jim DeFranco

Co-Founder, Executive Vice President and Director
George R. Brokaw

George R. Brokaw

Director
Jeff McSchooler

Jeff McSchooler

Executive Vice President, Wireless Operations
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Dish Network Office Locations

Dish Network has an office in Englewood
Englewood, CO, US (HQ)
9601 S Meridian Blvd
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Dish Network Financials and Metrics

Dish Network Revenue

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Dish Network's revenue was reported to be $15.49 b in FY, 2020 which is a 21% increase from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2021)

4.5b

Gross profit (Q1, 2021)

1.5b

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2021), %

34.2%

Net income (Q1, 2021)

641.6m

EBIT (Q1, 2021)

864.6m

Market capitalization (30-Jul-2021)

22.1b

Closing stock price (30-Jul-2021)

41.9

Cash (31-Mar-2021)

4.4b

EV

34.5b
Dish Network's current market capitalization is $22.1 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

13.6b12.8b15.5b

Revenue growth, %

(5%)(6%)21%

Cost of goods sold

9.6b9.0b10.0b

Gross profit

4.0b3.8b5.5b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021

Revenue

3.2b3.2b3.2b3.2b3.2b4.5b4.5b

Cost of goods sold

2.3b2.3b2.2b2.2b2.1b3.0b3.0b

Gross profit

915.3m909.7m940.9m1.0b1.1b1.5b1.5b

Gross profit Margin, %

29%28%30%32%34%34%34%
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

887.3m2.4b3.4b

Accounts Receivable

639.9m588.4m1.1b

Inventories

290.7m322.9m380.3m

Current Assets

3.3b4.0b7.0b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021

Cash

1.6b1.9b1.4b2.8b2.6b1.8b4.4b

Accounts Receivable

581.7m584.1m577.8m544.1m531.8m1.1b1.1b

Inventories

309.3m331.1m314.6m329.4m315.4m516.2m375.1m

Current Assets

3.6b3.9b2.7b4.6b4.1b5.0b6.5b
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

1.7b1.5b1.9b

Depreciation and Amortization

712.0m630.6m714.6m

Inventories

14.8m(79.5m)58.3m

Accounts Payable

(161.0m)46.9m73.3m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021

Net Income

361.3m701.9m1.1b99.3m579.7m1.1b641.6m

Depreciation and Amortization

153.1m302.8m457.0m166.8m318.9m518.0m190.4m

Cash From Operating Activities

732.9m1.3b2.0b876.0m1.7b2.7b1.1b

Purchases of PP&E

(120.9m)(281.7m)(461.4m)(97.2m)(196.7m)(309.5m)(115.1m)
USDFY, 2018

EV/EBIT

12 x

EV/CFO

10.2 x

Revenue/Employee

851.3k

Debt/Equity

1.8 x

Debt/Assets

0.5 x

Financial Leverage

3.6 x

P/E Ratio

8.3
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Dish Network Operating Metrics

Dish Network's Subscribers (Pay-TV) was reported to be 11.1 m in Q1, 2021.
FY, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019FY, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020FY, 2020Q1, 2021

Pay-TV ARPU

$85.46$85.03$86.34$85.29$85.92$88.76$92.17$91.79$91.77$93.63

Satellite Fleet

111313

Subscribers (Pay-TV)

12.32 m12.06 m12.03 m12.18 m11.99 m11.32 m11.27 m11.42 m11.29 m11.06 m

Subscribers (Sling TV)

2.42 m2.42 m2.47 m2.69 m2.59 m2.31 m2.26 m2.46 m2.47 m2.37 m
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Dish Network Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Boost MobileJuly 01, 2020$1.4 b
EchoStar Broadcasting Holding CorporationMay 20, 2019$800 m
ParkiFiFebruary 01, 2018
TerrestarMarch 12, 2012
BlockbusterApril 06, 2011
DBSD North AmericaFebruary 02, 2011
DISH DBS Corporation
DISH Network L.L.C.
Dish Network Service L.L.C.
DISH Operating L.L.C.
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Dish Network Revenue Breakdown

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Dish Network revenue breakdown by business segment: 16.8% from Wireless and 83.2% from Pay-TV and Broadband

Dish Network revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 99.7% from United States and 0.3% from Other

Dish Network Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

70/100

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Dish Network Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

40-49

out of 100

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Dish Network Online and Social Media Presence

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Dish Network Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C-

    63/100

  • CEO Rating

    C

    65/100

  • Compensation

    C

    61/100

  • Diversity

    C-

    62/100

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Dish Network News and Updates

Why Dish Network Stock Looks Undervalued Even After 130% Jump

After a rise of over 130% from its March 2020 lows, at the current price of $42 per share, Dish Network stock (NASDAQ: DISH) still looks undervalued.

Dish Network Corporation Ranked Among Today’s Trending Stocks

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Why Is The Market Optimistic About Dish Network Stock?

Dish Network stock has increased 19% in the last six months. The rally was driven by the company posting better than expected results in Q2, Q3, and Q4 2020, benefiting from Boost Mobile and Ting Mobile acquisitions. The gradual opening up of the economy is expected to lead the recovery...

Dish Network Stock Jumps 16% On Amazon Partnership Announcement

Dish Network stock (NASDAQ??:DISH??) saw a rise of 16% in just the last one week (five trading days). The stock which now trades at $43 outperformed the broader market (S&P 500) which increased only 1% during this period.

Dish Network tops earnings estimates but Pay-TV and wireless subscribers fall

Dish Network Corp. said Thursday it had net income of $630 million, or 99 cents a share, in the first quarter, up from $73 million, or 13 cents a share, in the year-earlier period. Revenue rose to $4.50 billion from $3.22 billion a year ago. The FactSet consensus was for EPS of 83 cents and revenue…

Dish Network Partners With AWS for Its 5G Network

Dish Network and AWS have announced a partnership, the first of its kind in the telecom industry, with Dish using AWS for its 5G deployment.
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Dish Network Blogs

DISH adds HBO Max, HBO and Cinemax, brings more content to viewers nationwide

- DISH customers can now access HBO Max streaming platform and HBO and Cinemax linear networks with wide portfolio of on-demand content

Nokia and DISH to Deploy First 5G Standalone Core Network in the Public Cloud with AWS

Nokia builds on relationship with DISH and AWS as DISH deploys the United States’ first standalone, 5G cloud network on public cloud

DISH and Dell Technologies Will Build the Nation’s First Open RAN 5G Edge Infrastructure

Dell to provide open ecosystem of RAN and edge infrastructure and solutions for DISH’s next-generation 5G network, aligned with new, open-standards telecom-approach
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Dish Network Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Dish Network founded?

    Dish Network was founded in 1980.

  • Who are Dish Network key executives?

    Dish Network's key executives are W. Erik Carlson, Kathleen Q. Abernathy and Charlie Ergen.

  • How many employees does Dish Network have?

    Dish Network has 13,500 employees.

  • What is Dish Network revenue?

    Latest Dish Network annual revenue is $15.5 b.

  • What is Dish Network revenue per employee?

    Latest Dish Network revenue per employee is $1.1 m.

  • Who are Dish Network competitors?

    Competitors of Dish Network include DIRECTV, Sky and Liberty Global.

  • Where is Dish Network headquarters?

    Dish Network headquarters is located at 9601 S Meridian Blvd, Englewood.

  • Where are Dish Network offices?

    Dish Network has an office in Englewood.

  • How many offices does Dish Network have?

    Dish Network has 1 office.