VSAT:NSD-Viasat, Inc (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Communication Equipment | NSD

Last Closing Price

USD 52.86

Change

+1.72 (+3.36)%

Market Cap

USD 3.50B

Volume

0.43M

Average Target Price

USD 64.25 (+21.55%)
Average Analyst Rating

Verdict

Fundamental Analysis

Verdict

About

Viasat, Inc. provides broadband and communications products and services worldwide. It operates through three segments: Satellite Services, Commercial Networks, and Government Systems. The company's Satellite Services segment offers satellite-based fixed broadband services, including broadband internet access and voice over internet protocol services to consumers and businesses; in-flight entertainment, internet, and aviation software services to commercial airlines; community internet services; and mobile broadband services, including satellite-based internet services to energy offshore vessels, cruise ships, consumer ferries, and yachts. As of March 31, 2020, this segment provided broadband Internet services to approximately 590,000 subscribers. Its Commercial Networks segment offers fixed satellite networks comprising satellite network infrastructure and ground terminals; mobile broadband satellite communication systems; and antenna systems for terrestrial and satellite applications, such as earth imaging, remote sensing, mobile satellite communication, Ka-band earth stations, and other multi-band antennas. This segment also provides design and technology services, including analysis, design, development, and specification of satellites and ground systems; application specific integrated circuit and monolithic microwave integrated circuit design; and network function virtualization. The company's Government Systems segment offers various mobile and fixed broadband modems, terminals, network access control systems, and antenna systems; cybersecurity and information assurance products and services; and tactical radio and information distribution systems to enable voice, and real-time collection and dissemination of video and data using secure, and jam-resistant transmission links. The company was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Carlsbad, California.

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Communication Equipment)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 61.90% 86% B 89% B+
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 61.90% 86% B 89% B+
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -10.44% 10% F 13% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -10.44% 10% F 12% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain -28.41% 18% F 16% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -28.41% 18% F 15% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain -9.43% 18% F 17% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -9.43% 16% F 15% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 27.19% 80% B- 54% F
Risk Adjusted Return -34.68% 14% F 16% F
Market Capitalization 3.50B 88% B+ 81% B-
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Communication Equipment)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 5,397.00 2% F 0% N/A
Price/Book Ratio 1.51 84% B 73% C
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 8.02 47% F 41% F
EV/EBITDA 12.71 81% B- 63% D
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 0.34% 65% D 54% F
Return on Invested Capital 0.99% 61% D- 59% F
Return on Assets 0.55% 61% D- 51% F
Debt to Equity Ratio 63.39% 32% F 37% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 8.64 6% F 8% F
Short Percent 18.95% 8% F 9% F
Beta 1.13 57% F 51% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Analyst Rating

Target Price Action Rating Action Analyst Rating Price Date

Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Low volatility

The stock’s annual returns have been stable and consistent compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. Although stability is good, also keep in mind it can limit returns.

Underpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to book value basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Underpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Superior Revenue Growth

This stock has shown top quartile revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

What to not like:
Poor risk adjusted returns

This company is delivering below median risk adjusted returns in its peers. Even if it is outperforming on returns , the returns are unpredictable. Proceed with caution.

Below median dividend returns

The company’s average income yield over the past 5 years has been low compared to its peers. However, it is not a problem if you are not looking for income.

Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Highly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.

Low Earnings Growth

This stock has shown below median earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector