How Are Analysts Rating Dish Network?

Shareholder returns and stock trends

On January 27, 2017, Dish Network’s (DISH) stock was trading at $59.28. The stock was trading 2.8% below its 20-day moving average of $61, 0.5% above its 50-day moving average of $59, and 4% above its 100-day moving average of $57.

Dish generated returns of 25.9% in the trailing-12-month period and -0.5% in the trailing-one-month period. Dish’s share price has fallen 1.4% in the trailing-five-day period.

How Are Analysts Rating Dish Network?

Peers Comcast (CMCSA), Netflix (NFLX), and Charter Communications (CHTR) generated returns of 3.2%, 2.8%, and 4.9%, respectively, in the trailing-five-day period.

Analysts’ recommendations

Of the 26 analysts covering Dish Network (DISH), 13 have given it “buy” recommendations, and nine have given it “hold” recommendations. There were four “sell” recommendations on the stock. Analysts’ consensus target price for Dish is $73.81 with a median target estimate of $67. Dish is trading at a discount of 12% to its median target price.

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