News headlines about DISH Network (NASDAQ:DISH) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. DISH Network earned a daily sentiment score of 0.03 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the company an impact score of 44.96617738337 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

Here are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern’s rankings:

A number of equities analysts have issued reports on the stock. Macquarie reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $68.00 target price on shares of DISH Network in a report on Thursday, August 3rd. Telsey Advisory Group cut their target price on shares of DISH Network from $62.00 to $56.00 and set a “market perform” rating on the stock in a report on Friday, August 4th. BidaskClub cut shares of DISH Network from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Sunday, August 6th. TheStreet cut shares of DISH Network from a “b” rating to a “c+” rating in a report on Thursday, August 3rd. Finally, Guggenheim reissued a “neutral” rating and issued a $62.00 target price (down previously from $68.00) on shares of DISH Network in a report on Thursday, August 24th. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have issued a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $63.92.

DISH Network (DISH) traded down $0.33 during midday trading on Friday, hitting $50.32. 2,485,422 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 2,673,848. DISH Network has a fifty-two week low of $46.07 and a fifty-two week high of $66.50. The company has a quick ratio of 0.57, a current ratio of 0.63 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.72. The firm has a market capitalization of $23,509.06, a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.53, a PEG ratio of 2.46 and a beta of 1.08.

DISH Network (NASDAQ:DISH) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 9th. The company reported $0.57 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.60 by ($0.03). DISH Network had a net margin of 7.22% and a return on equity of 25.97%. The company had revenue of $3.58 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $3.60 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.64 EPS. DISH Network’s revenue was down 5.0% compared to the same quarter last year. analysts forecast that DISH Network will post 1.98 EPS for the current year.

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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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