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YouTube TV Hikes Price, Google’s Ad Sales Shrink
YouTube TV’s price is going up again. Overall, the price hike looks necessary. The COVID-19 pandemic impacted ad spending.
Dish Shuffles Executive Team, Trades at a Double-Digit Discount
Dish Network (NASDAQ:DISH) stock still trades at a double-digit discount to its 52-week peak following the pandemic sell-off in the first quarter.
Comcast Stock Spots a 17% Discount as Economies Reopen
Comcast stock still bears the mark of the pandemic-driven sell-off in the first quarter. At $39 per share, the stock is down 12% for the year.
Why SoftBank Might Want to Sell Its T-Mobile Stake
SoftBank (OTCMKTS:SFTBY) has opened discussions with Deutsche Telekom (OTCMKTS:DTEGY) about selling some of its shares in T-Mobile (NYSE:TMUS).
Investing in AT&T Stock: 3 Key Updates for Bargain Hunters
AT&T has pulled up more than 10% from its pandemic lows reached in March. Currently, the stock offers a good opportunity for bargain hunters.
Is Comcast Stock a ‘Sell’ after Its Q1 Earnings?
Comcast reported an adjusted EPS of $0.71 compared to $0.76 in the first quarter of 2019. The earnings beat analysts’ consensus estimate.
What to Expect from Cable Giant Comcast’s Q1 Earnings
Wall Street analysts expect Comcast to report sales of $26.75 billion in the first quarter—a fall of 0.4% YoY compared to $26.86 billion in the first quarter of 2019.
T-Mobile and Sprint Merger Gets Green Light in California
On Thursday, T-Mobile (NYSE:TMUS) won final approval for its closed merger deal with Sprint. The CPUC voted unanimously to approve the merger.
Is Comcast Stock a Good Option for Investors?
On Wednesday, Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) stock fell 5.7% and closed at $32.42 with a market cap of $147.6 billion. Is the stock a good option for investors?
Are T-Mobile and Sprint near the Last Merger Hurdle?
The long-awaited $26.5 billion T-Mobile and Sprint merger agreement might be in its final stages. The merger was expected to close in mid-2019.
Should You Buy or Sell Comcast Stock?
On Thursday, Wells Fargo analyst Jennifer Fritzsche reduced its target price on Comcast stock from $51 to $37 and maintained the “overweight” rating.
T-Mobile and Sprint Merger Closure Might Get Delayed
There’s a possibility that the T-Mobile (NYSE:TMUS) and Sprint (NYSE:S) merger deal closure could be delayed beyond May 2020.
Comcast Stock Rose on Monday amid Supreme Court Ruling
Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) stock rose 2.40% on Monday to $34.17. Notably, the Supreme Court sided with Comcast in a high-stakes racial discrimination case.
Has Comcast’s Stock Price Bottomed Out?
So far, Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) stock is moving upward in today’s trading session. The stock increased by 1.5% at 11:06 AM ET.
Another Setback for T-Mobile and Sprint Merger Deal
T-Mobile’s (NYSE:TMUS) attempt to acquire Sprint (NYSE:S) and close the proposed $26.5 billion merger deal faces another setback.
Is T-Mobile the Best Telecom Stock to Buy Right Now?
On March 6, T-Mobile (NYSE:TMUS) stock fell 2.2% and closed at $87.86. At the closing price, the company’s market cap was $75.3 billion.
Snapshot: Should Investors Buy or Sell Charter Stock?
Charter Communications stock is trending downward in today’s trading session. The stock fell by about 2.23% at 9:49 AM ET.
Will Data Breach Impact T-Mobile and Sprint Merger?
T-Mobile disclosed that a data breach impacted some of its wireless customers. Will the data breach impact the T-Mobile and Sprint merger?
Should Investors Buy or Sell Comcast Stock?
On Tuesday, Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) stock fell 2.54% and closed at $41.44. Based on the last closing price, the company has a market cap of $188.7 billion.
T-Mobile Hit by Layoffs amid Sprint Merger
T-Mobile (NYSE:TMUS) has laid off multiple employees in its prepaid segment before it completes the long-awaited Sprint (NYSE:S) merger deal.
Why Has ViacomCBS Stock Fallen 36% in 2020?
ViacomCBS investors have been disappointed. So far, the stock has fallen 36% YTD. However, ViacomCBS isn’t the only media company with struggling stock.
Does Dish Network Want to Merge with DIRECTV?
In 2014, Dish Network explored merging with DIRECTV. If AT&T sells DIRECTV, it would create an opportunity for the business to merge with Dish.
Why Are Investors Optimistic about Altice Stock?
Investors who put their money on Altice USA stock at this time last year can’t complain. The stock has gained 35% over the past 12 months.
T-Mobile and Sprint Amend Merger Terms, Hurdles Remain
On Thursday, T-Mobile announced a revised definitive merger agreement to acquire Sprint. The new agreement will reduce SoftBank’s stake.
T-Mobile and Sprint Work to Renegotiate Merger Price
T-Mobile and Sprint are in talks to reprice their pending merger deal. In April 2018, T-Mobile announced an all-stock deal valued at $26.5 billion to acquire Sprint.
Dish Wireless Needs Partners after Escaping T-Mobile Limit
Dish’s wireless venture will require an investment of about $15 billion. However, the company doesn’t have that much readily available.
T-Mobile and Sprint Merger Deal Could Be a Winner
On February 14, T-Mobile stock rose 1.4% and closed at $96.48 with a market cap of $82.7 billion. The stock is trading 41.6% above its 52-week low.
Why Did Dish Network Stock Rise Yesterday?
Dish stock rose more than 10% in pre-market trading on Tuesday. The stock rose more than 5.0% soon after regular trading opened.
Dish Stock Marks 5 Years of Sling TV on a Low Note
Five years ago, Dish entered the video streaming business with the launch of Sling TV—an Internet-based live television and on-demand video service.
Will Judge Reject T-Mobile and Sprint Merger Plan?
In April 2018, the merger deal was announced between T-Mobile and Sprint. However, the merger is still pending between the two telecom companies.
Should Investors Buy or Sell T-Mobile Stock?
T-Mobile stock rose 0.76% in today’s trading session at 9:57 AM ET. The company reported its fourth-quarter earnings after the market bell on Thursday.
Comcast Peacock: 3 Things Investors Should Know
Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) is about to join the video streaming war with a new product called “Peacock.” With Peacock, Comcast will be following in the footsteps of Dish Network (DISH), AT&T (NYSE:T), and Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS). The companies are taking on Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) as the traditional pay-TV market shrinks. Dish and AT&T offer Internet television services […]
What to Expect from T-Mobile in Q4
T-Mobile stock rose 0.34% on Monday and closed the trading session at $79.46. Notably, the stock was trading 6.8% below its 52-week high of $85.22.
Will AT&T Boost Its Dividends in 2020?
AT&T stock rose 1.03% on Thursday. The stock has generated returns of -4.2% month-to-date and 27.4% in the last 12 months.
Charter’s Q4 Earnings: Will Optimism Prevail?
On Friday, Charter Communications (CHTR) is scheduled to release its fourth-quarter earnings results before the market bell.
Sprint Fights for Survival amid T-Mobile Merger
Sprint stock fell 4.14% on Monday and closed the trading session at $4.63. The company reported weak results for the third quarter of fiscal 2019.
T-Mobile and Sprint Merger Faces Another Hurdle
T-Mobile and Sprint’s proposed $26 billion pending merger deal hit another hurdle from the California Public Utilities Commission.
Key Takeaways from Comcast’s Q4 Earnings
Comcast stock rose around 1.26% in the pre-market trading session today at 8:33 AM ET. The company reported strong fourth-quarter results.
T-Mobile and Sprint Merger in Limbo Due to Antitrust Issues
The US is waiting for District Court Judge Victor Marrero to decide whether the planned merger between T-Mobile and Sprint will be allowed to proceed.
When Will the T-Mobile and Sprint Merger Close?
The closing arguments took place on Wednesday in the T-Mobile (NYSE:TMUS) and Sprint (NYSE:S) merger antitrust trial court case.
Merger Spotlight: Has Sprint Stock Bottomed Out?
On Tuesday, Sprint stock closed near its lower Bollinger Band level of $4.88. The stock could see some pressure in the near term amid merger uncertainty.
Dish Bets on Blockchain to Combat Content Piracy
Dish filed a patent application for a blockchain-based anti-piracy system. Piracy is a problem for the content production and distribution industry.
T-Mobile and Sprint Merger Deal, Boom or Bust?
Wall Street analysts aren’t confident that the judge will approve the T-Mobile and Sprint merger deal. T-Mobile stock has risen 16.2% in the last 12 months.
What to Expect from Comcast’s Q4 Earnings
Comcast is set to report its Q4 earnings results on January 23. Let’s see what investors can expect from the company’s Q4 2019 financial results.
CES 2020 Brings Good Tidings to Dish’s Sling TV Unit
Dish’s Sling unit has landed a spot on TiVo’s upcoming Stream 4K video streaming service. The deal comes shortly after Sling hiked its service prices.
T-Mobile Stock Soars on Preliminary Q4 Results
On January 7, T-Mobile stock settled at $78.92, up about 0.38% for the day. Earlier in the trading session, the stock reported an intraday high of $79.51.
Sprint Merges Brands ahead of Dish Wireless Transfer
Sprint moves to consolidate prepaid brands that it will transfer to Dish’s wireless business. Virgin Mobile to merge into Boost Mobile.
T-Mobile Stock Soars after Analyst Upgrade
T-Mobile stock was up about 1.1% in today’s trading session at 10:56 AM ET. TMUS closed 0.58% higher on January 6 and ended the trading day at $78.62.
The Latest Odds of the T-Mobile–Sprint Merger Approval
On January 6, Cowen & Co. analyst Colby Synesael increased his target price on T-Mobile stock to $96 from $87 and reaffirmed his “outperform” rating.
T-Mobile-Sprint Merger Odds Reduced
Raymond James analyst Ric Prentiss reduced the odds of the T-Mobile-Sprint merger approval from 85% to 55%. The antitrust trial could end by February.
How Comcast and Charter Wrapped Up 2019
Comcast has seen its stock surge 32.7% since the beginning of 2019. Meanwhile, Charter and Dish have risen 69.5% and 42.3%, respectively.
Disney Does to Comcast’s Sky what it Did to Netflix
Walt Disney (DIS) has pulled its shows from Sky’s Sky Now video streaming service. Previously, Disney withdrew its shows and films from Netflix (NFLX).
How Did T-Mobile and AT&T Perform in 2019?
On December 27, T-Mobile’s market cap was $66.1 billion, and AT&T’s was $286.7 billion. Lately, the US wireless industry has seen nationwide consolidation.
Sprint Stock Continues its Revenue Fall this Month
Shares of telecom company Sprint (S) rose 0.57% to close trading at $5.26 on December 24. However, the stock generated returns of -11.2% month-to-date.
Dish Wireless: Three Takes as 2019 Wraps Up
Dish’s wireless business is taking shape. However, obstacles remain, from funding gaps to antitrust lawsuits to block the T-Mobile–Sprint merger deal.
Comcast Likely to Buy Xumo’s Video Streaming Service
Comcast stock (CMCSA) rose 0.99% to close trading at $44.97 on December 26. The company will likely acquire a streaming service from Xumo.
Dish Hikes Sling TV Price as Sony’s PlayStation Vue Exits Scene
Dish Network’s Internet television service, Sling TV, more than offset weakness in Dish’s satellite pay-TV business in the third quarter.
Investors Keeping Their Fingers Crossed for Dish Wireless
The T-Mobile-Sprint merger would allow Dish to pick up their divested assets. Sprint’s prepaid wireless brands have over 8.4 million subscribers.
Is T-Mobile Planning to Merge with Comcast?
Last week, T-Mobile (TMUS) CEO John Legere disclosed that T-Mobile nearly merged with pay-TV provider Dish Network (DISH) in 2015.
T-Mobile-Sprint Merger Antitrust Trial Ends Positively
The Federal Communications Commission and the Department of Justice have filed court papers supporting the T-Mobile-Sprint merger deal (TMUS) (S).
Dish Completes Rights Offering: How Big Is Its Funding Gap?
Last month, Dish Network set out to raise cash through a rights offering. Dish completed the rights offering and raised about $1 billion in cash.
The T-Mobile Sprint Merger Antitrust Trial Explained
On Wednesday, Dish Chair Charlie Ergen testified that he had asked Senator Cory Gardner to speak with FCC Chair Ajit Pai about the T-Mobile Sprint merger.
Get Real: Bulls Return, Equity Indexes Reach New Highs
In today’s Get Real newsletter, we discussed equity bulls’ return, Trump’s call to Boeing, and another loss for FedEx. Plus, change for Disney’s Hulu.
Dish Stock Is Up 14% Since Its Univision Deal
On March 26, 2019, Dish and Univision reached an agreement to end a long programming standoff. Here are three other important updates for Dish investors.
Why Analysts Are Still Bullish on T-Mobile
The T-Mobile and Sprint merger deal is currently facing trial in New York. About 14 Democratic state attorneys general are suing to stop the transaction.
Dish Stock Jumps after Chairman Mentions SoftBank in Merger Trial
Dish stock jumped after Dish Network Chairman Charlie Ergen mentioned financial support from SoftBank in the T-Mobile–Sprint merger trial. We’ll look at what this support means to Dish.
T-Mobile–Sprint Merger Trial: Three Things Dish Chairman Told Court
Dish Chairman Charlie Ergen testified yesterday at the T-Mobile–Sprint merger antitrust trial. Here are three important points he told the court.
Sprint Ex-CEO Testifies in T-Mobile Merger Antitrust Trial
Sprint’s (S) ex-CEO Marcelo Claure testified that Sprint could survive without a T-Mobile (TMUS) merger, contradicting T-Mobile CEO John Legere.
Dish Wireless: When Will the T-Mobile–Sprint Merger Trial Conclude?
Dish has long wanted to become a wireless provider. Its entry into the T-Mobile–Sprint merger deal as a third party could be the jumpstart it needs.
T-Mobile CEO Testifies in Sprint Merger Antitrust Trial
Last week, T-Mobile CEO John Legere testified that the FCC had considered Dish Network’s history when it approved the T-Mobile–Sprint merger deal.
Disney+ Follows Netflix in Partnering with France’s Canal+
Disney has partnered with pay-TV provider Canal+ to distribute Disney+ in France. They’ve entered into an exclusive arrangement for the service.
Dish Stock Reacts to First Week of T-Mobile–Sprint Merger Trial
The court trial of the T-Mobile–Sprint merger deal entered its second week today. Dish (DISH) stock wrapped up the trial’s first week on a positive note.
Is It Time to Go Long on T-Mobile Stock?
T-Mobile stock has risen 17.7% year-to-date through December 12. Comparatively, AT&T and Sprint have returned 34.4% and -10.8%, respectively, year-to-date.
Why Dish–T-Mobile Merger Flopped And What Could Happen Next
In 2015, Dish and T-Mobile almost merged, but then the talks fell through. What stopped the merger, and what’s next?
Google and Facebook Targeted as Dish and Comcast Team Up
Dish and Comcast have teamed up to challenge Google and Facebook for ad dollars. Television operators want to use brand safety concerns to their advantage.
T-Mobile, Sprint Merger Antitrust Trial Starts
The antitrust trial on the proposed merger between T-Mobile and Sprint began on Monday. The merger deal has already received FCC and DOJ approval.
Dish Stock in Focus as T-Mobile–Sprint Merger Trial Begins
Dish stock has dropped 15% since the company cut a deal to save the T-Mobile–Sprint merger deal for the benefit of its own wireless business.
AT&T Announces Price Hikes for DIRECTV, U-verse TV
AT&T announced that it plans to increase prices for its DIRECTV and U-verse brands. The price hike would become effective on January 19, 2020.
The T-Mobile and Sprint Antitrust Trial Starts Today
T-Mobile (TMUS) and Sprint’s (S) long-awaited antitrust trial against various state attorneys general is set to begin today in Manhattan.
Why T-Mobile Is Renegotiating the Sprint Merger Deal
T-Mobile (TMUS) and Sprint (S) are apparently in discussions to reprice their proposed $26.5 billion merger agreement due to Sprint’s financial issues.
Double Benefit: Dish Fights Pirate IPTV Market
Dish Network (DISH) is fighting pirate IPTV providers. Although the company sued and settled with several pirate IPTV providers, the crackdown continues.
T-Mobile Lights Up Its Nationwide 600 MHz 5G Network
On Monday, T-Mobile announced that it launched its nationwide 600 MHz spectrum 5G network. It covers about 200 million people and 5,000 cities in the US.
Investors Will Love Dish Stock For This
For a company whose main business continues to struggle, Dish (DISH) has fared well in stock markets this year. The stock has gained about 40% year-to-date.
Dish Wireless: Where Is It Stuck and What Are the Solutions?
It’s been 17 months since T-Mobile and Sprint agreed to merge, and it’s been four months since Dish Network became party to the T-Mobile-Sprint deal.
Get Real: Market Departures and Appeals
In our Get Real market newsletter, we saw iRobot’s lawsuit struggles and Uber’s departure from London. Plus, Amazon might get upstaged by a new startup.
T-Mobile Sprint Merger: Texas Leaves Lawsuit to Join Settlement
Texas joined the other nine states that support the US Justice Department’s resolution to conditionally approve the pending T-Mobile and Sprint merger deal.
With Charter Up 64% this Year, Is More Upside Ahead?
Charter Communications stock has risen about 64% on a year-to-date basis as of Tuesday. The company’s strong financial performance drove its share prices higher in 2019.
T-Mobile and Sprint Get Merger Support from Nevada
Nevada, once a critic of the proposed megamerger between T-Mobile (TMUS) and Sprint (S), now supports the deal. It’s not alone.
Comcast Announces Price Hikes Starting December 18
Comcast (CMCSA) has announced that it will be increasing its prices again, starting December 18. Find out what that will mean for the stock.
T-Mobile–Sprint Merger Gets Texas Support
Texas, once a critic of the proposed T-Mobile (TMUS) and Sprint (S) merger, now backs the deal. Find out what that means for the companies.
Is T-Mobile’s Customer Data Safe?
Last week, T-Mobile (TMUS) disclosed a security breach that affected some of its prepaid wireless customers in the US.
Investors: Learn From Dish Chairman Charlie Ergen
Dish Network (DISH) plans to raise funds for its wireless venture, noted chairman Charlie Ergen. The company aims to raise about $1.0 billion.
This Is Why Dish Is Going to Need Friends Like Amazon
Dish Network (DISH) recently held talks with Amazon (AMZN), according to media reports. Here’s why that could come as good news for Dish investors.
Investors Losing Confidence in Sprint Stock
Sprint (S) stock fell about 1.9% on Wednesday and closed the trading day at $5.63. It was trading 30.2% below its 52-week high of $8.06.
With Comcast Up 32% this Year, Is More Upside Ahead?
Yesterday, Comcast (CMCSA) rose 0.5% and closed at $44.81, with a market capitalization of $203.9 billion. But can you expect a further rise?
T-Mobile’s New Initiatives Don’t Address Antitrust Issues
Last week, T-Mobile stated that if its merger with Sprint goes through, it will create a new Customer Experience Center in Nassau County, New York.
Altitude Sports Sues Comcast in Antitrust Lawsuit
Altitude Sports filed a lawsuit against Comcast, alleging antitrust violations. However, Dish Network and DIRECTV weren’t affected by the lawsuit.
Boost Mobile Founder Seeks to Buy Brand from Sprint
Boost Mobile’s founder is seeking to buy back the prepaid brand from Sprint for $2 billion, which suggests the wireless asset could draw a premium.
Why Did Dish Stock Rise on Monday?
Dish Network (DISH) stock rose 2.34% on Monday. The stock rose following news that T-Mobile (TMUS) CEO John Legere is stepping down.