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How Do Analysts Currently View Dish Network?

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Shareholder returns and stock trends

On August 23, 2016, Dish Network’s (DISH) stock was trading at $49.98. The stock was trading 3.8% below its 20-day moving average of $52, 3.9% below its 50-day moving average of $52, and 0.04% below its 100-day moving average of $50.

Dish generated returns of -14.2% in the trailing 12-month period and -6.5% in the trailing one-month period. Dish’s share price has fallen by 4.2% in the trailing five-day period.

Its peers Comcast (CMCSA), AT&T (T), and Charter Communications (CHTR) generated returns of -2.5%, -2.7%, and -1.9%, respectively, in the trailing five-day period.

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Analysts’ recommendations

Of the 27 analysts covering Dish Network (DISH) , 11 have given it “buy” recommendations and 12 have given it “hold” recommendations. There were four “sell” recommendations on the stock. Analysts’ consensus target price for Dish is $70.95, with a median target estimate of $62. Dish is trading at a discount of 19.3% to its median target price.

Dish Network makes up 0.2% of the PowerShares QQQ Trust, Series 1 ETF (QQQ). For an investor interested in exposure to the television and radio sector, QQQ has exposure of 5.4% to the sector.

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