DISH : Analysis & Opinions

  1. DISH Debuts an At-Home Smartphone Repair Service

    May 6, 2016
    When Sprint (NYSE: S) announced back in October its Direct 2 You program, under which its technicians would deliver new ...
  2. Hulu Takes Aim at DISH and Sony in Live Streaming

    May 3, 2016
    Even though the number of people signing up for DISH Network's Sling TV streaming live-television service has so far been ...
  3. Sling TV Adds Viacom Channels to Streaming Service (DISH, VIA)

    May 2, 2016
    Last month, both Dish and Viacom reached a multi-year service agreement that would keep Viacom programming available for ...
  4. Netflix Stock: Analyzing 3 Key Customers (NFLX)

    April 30, 2016
    Find out how Netflix became a dominant Internet television network worldwide and continues evolving with help from its three ...
  5. Dish Loses Pay-TV Subscribers in First Quarter

    April 22, 2016
    DISH Network (NASDAQ: DISH) should be ideally positioned in the changing world of pay-television. The company not only has ...
  6. Time Warner Cable Tests "Skinny" Channel Bundle

    April 19, 2016
    Time Warner Cable (NYSE: TWC) recently started offering a "skinny" bundle of channels to new broadband customers in the ...
  7. DISH's Sling Offers Up a New Service With Fox

    April 15, 2016
    DISH Network's (NASDAQ: DISH) Sling TV service already stands as a low-cost alternative to cable. One of the drawbacks of ...
  8. 3 Nasdaq-100 Laggards to Sell Short (AKAM, DISH)

    April 12, 2016
    Three Nasdaq-100 tech sector laggards may offer profitable short sales in the weeks ahead.
  9. VWEHX: Vanguard High Yield Fund Top 5 Holdings Analysis

    April 3, 2016
    Explore the largest holdings of VWEHX. Find out which companies' bonds are held by the fund, and examine their financial ...
  10. UBS Cuts DISH Price Target 24% (DISH)

    March 25, 2016
    Without the earnings component in Dish's "P/E" able to climb, the stock price won't either.
  11. Time Warner's Turner Launching Online Services

    March 18, 2016
    Time Warner (NYSE: TWX) has been at the forefront of companies distributing their cable network content direct to consumers ...
  12. How Does Sling TV Work? (DISH)

    March 2, 2016
    Looking for a way to cut the cable TV cord? Sling TV, which streams channels live, is a great deal if you can keep from adding ...
  13. Dish Stock Plunges on Fourth-Quarter Loss (DISH)

    February 19, 2016
    As with some of the media companies that have disappointed investors, Dish's compressed profit margins played a major role ...
  14. Analyzing Dish Network's Return on Equity (ROE) (DISH, TWC)

    February 9, 2016
    Analyze Dish Network's return on equity (ROE), understand why it has vacillated so greatly in recent years and learn what ...
  15. The World's Top 10 Entertainment Companies (CMCSA, CBS)

    February 3, 2016
    Take a look at the world's top 10 entertainment companies, spanning the movie, television, cable television, gaming and streaming ...
  16. The Biggest Risks of Investing in Dish Network Stock (DISH)

    February 3, 2016
    Get insight about the potential risks of investing in Dish Network stock, such as its lack of cross-selling ability as an ...
  17. Bitcoin's Main Stumbling Block: Navigating The Law

    December 28, 2015
    Coders created Bitcoin to be decentralized and independent of governments and banks. Authorities are still struggling to ...
  18. Dish Network's 3 Key Financial Ratios (DISH)

    December 24, 2015
    Understand why some key financial ratios for Dish Network are universally worse than its peers' and the industry average ...
  19. Is Dish Network's Stock Suitable for Your IRA or Roth IRA?

    October 29, 2015
    Find out if Dish Network is a suitable investment for traditional or Roth IRAs. Learn about DISH's long-term stability, growth ...
  20. Time Warner Cable Testing Internet-Only TV (DISH, TWC)

    October 27, 2015
    Time Warner Cable (NYSE: TWC) has begun beta-testing a new product that will bring consumers cable television without the ...
  21. DISH Makes It Easier to Track Appointments

    September 23, 2015
    One of the biggest complaints from pay-television customers is that they have to sit around for hours during lengthy appointment ...
  22. How The TV Industry Struggles To Stay Alive

    September 7, 2015
    Thanks to Netflix and Hulu, modes of distribution are in flux. What does that mean for the TV industry as we know it?
  23. FCC Denies DISH's $3.3 Billion Spectrum Discounts

    August 20, 2015
    In a move that has long-been assumed, the Federal Communications Commission has voted to deny DISH Network (NASDAQ: DISH) ...
  24. DISH Reacts as NBC Rebuffs Sling TV Ads

    August 6, 2015
    DISH Network (NASDAQ: DISH) recently launched an on-air ad campaign for Sling TV that paints bundled television offerings ...
  25. DISH Sling TV Launches National Ad Campaign

    July 20, 2015
    DISH Networks (NASDAQ: DISH) Sling TV has the potential to be the service which finally gets people -- especially younger ...
  26. Is 21st Century Fox a Sly Bet?

    May 22, 2015
    An in depth look at the revenue streams of international media conglomerate Twenty-First Century Fox.
  27. DISH Earnings: Revenue Climbs as Subscribers Fall

    May 12, 2015
    It's not just cable subscribers cutting the cord these days. Satellite television giant DISH Network (NASDAQ: DISH) is also ...
  28. Countries Where Bitcoin Is Legal & Illegal (DISH, OTSK)

    April 15, 2015
    Although bitcoin has been in existence for five years, most countries still do not have consistent laws regulating the cryptocurrency. ...
  29. DISH Network's Aiming to Slingshot Itself Higher

    April 6, 2015
    There has been a revolution in the video entertainment industry in recent years, as the rise of streaming video services ...
  30. DISH Network's Sling TV Has Competition

    March 20, 2015
    It was cool to be a rebel, but Sling TV now finds itself going from a pioneer to a player in a potentially crowded digital ...
  31. What's DISH’s Strategic Direction In The Industry?

    March 3, 2015
    Telecommunications industry has evolved from being a backwater of ultra-conservative utility-like stocks to a high-growth ...
  32. Stores Where You Can Buy Things With Bitcoins

    November 5, 2014
    One reason some people are wary of Bitcoin is they're not sure what to do with it other than buy and hold. But the Bitcoin ...
  33. Barron's Recap: Quarterly Report On Mutual Funds

    July 6, 2014
    This weekend in Barron's online: the quarterly report on mutual funds, as well as the prospects for Dish Network, Realogy ...
  34. Disney And Dish Look To Go "Over The Top" On Cable Providers

    April 3, 2014
    The recent groundbreaking deal between the Walt Disney cable network and the satellite TV provider Dish Network could lead ...
  35. Big News Related Stock Plays

    December 18, 2013
    A technical look at four big volume stocks making news headlines.
  36. Earnings Expectations For The Week Of August 5

    August 4, 2013
    The earnings season is beginning to wind down, and much of the focus this week will turn to central bank meetings and economic ...
  37. Will Microsoft Lure Cable Giants to Xbox One Before PlayStation ...

    July 3, 2013
    When consumers look at the $200 starting price of Xbox 360, they may ask themselves, "What am I paying for?"The answer to ...
  38. The SoftBank-Sprint-Clearwire-Dish Network Game Of Musical Chairs ...

    June 21, 2013
    It looks like the wrangling for Sprint and Clearwire is over, with Dish Network once again left out.
  39. Dish Network May Not Be Cheap, But It'll Be Interesting

    January 15, 2013
    Dish is still working out its strategy, but the shares are no bargain in the meanwhile.
  40. Will A Sub-$3 Bid Get The Deal Done For Sprint?

    December 17, 2012
    Sprint's barely higher bid is likely to still leave many Clearwire shareholders unhappy.
  41. Should Investors Direct Their Portfolio Toward DIRECTV?

    December 4, 2012
    DIRECTV could still provide gains from here.
  42. 4 Expensive Stocks To Avoid

    May 11, 2012
    Six Flags and EchoStar make the list of four expensive stocks that should be sold and avoided, based on fundamentals.
  43. The Top 5 Holdings Of Buffett’s New Protégé

    September 20, 2011
    Learn more about Ted Weschler's five largest investment holdings.
  44. Industry At A Glance – Pay TV

    August 30, 2011
    The pay TV market may be highly penetrated, but these companies could still post exciting growth.
  45. Dish Buys Blockbuster, But What Does It Get?

    April 8, 2011
    Satellite TV provider Dish Network successfully bid for the assets of movie rental chain Blockbuster. Will this move help ...
  46. A Lazy Summer Portfolio

    June 7, 2010
    Why not take an investing holiday this summer? You can with a low-maintenance portfolio.
  47. Stocks Showing The Importance Of Free Cash Flow

    December 2, 2009
    We look at why five-star mutual fund manager Bruce Berkowitz loves using free cash flow yields as a great barometer for buying ...
  48. Boob Tube Blues

    May 14, 2009
    Despite unexpected positive Q1 earnings, Dish Network's outlook is still a little fuzzy.
  49. The Yacktman Funds Roll On

    April 8, 2009
    The Yacktman Funds have adhered to a value philosophy and been rewarded by many years of outperforming its benchmark.
  50. Comcast Tunes Into Success

    April 3, 2009
    This apparently recession-resistant cable giant thrives even without signs of economic recovery on the horizon.
  51. Spinoffs Revisited

    March 13, 2009
    Spinoffs are touted as a cure for a lack of shareholder value, but sometimes the opposite is true.
  52. Should You Go With High Insider Ownership?

    March 11, 2009
    Can high insider ownership give a false signal?
  53. A Look at Economic Moats - Part 2

    November 23, 2005
    In this piece we'll explore different types of economic moats.
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