Reviewing EchoStar Corporation (SATS)’s and Polar Power Inc. (NASDAQ:POLA)’s results

Since EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ:SATS) and Polar Power Inc. (NASDAQ:POLA) are part of the Communication Equipment industry, they are influenced by contrast. The influences particularly affect the profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk, dividends, earnings and valuation of both companies.

Valuation and Earnings

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
EchoStar Corporation 40 -24.04 47.59M -0.06 0.00
Polar Power Inc. 3 0.00 3.42M -0.05 0.00

We can see in table 1 the earnings per share (EPS), top-line revenue and valuation of EchoStar Corporation and Polar Power Inc.

Profitability

Table 2 shows us the return on equity, return on assets and net margins of both businesses.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
EchoStar Corporation 119,362,929.52% -0.1% -0.1%
Polar Power Inc. 127,979,643.00% -2% -1.8%

Liquidity

EchoStar Corporation has a Current Ratio of 2.7 and a Quick Ratio of 2.7. Competitively, Polar Power Inc.’s Current Ratio is 6.6 and has 3.8 Quick Ratio. Polar Power Inc.’s better ability to pay short and long-term obligations than EchoStar Corporation.

Analyst Recommendations

The next table highlights the given recommendations and ratings for EchoStar Corporation and Polar Power Inc.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
EchoStar Corporation 0 1 1 2.50
Polar Power Inc. 0 0 0 0.00

The upside potential is 33.32% for EchoStar Corporation with average target price of $52.5.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

The shares of both EchoStar Corporation and Polar Power Inc. are owned by institutional investors at 96.4% and 12.4% respectively. Insiders owned roughly 4.6% of EchoStar Corporation’s shares. Insiders Comparatively, owned 61.72% of Polar Power Inc. shares.

Performance

Here are the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of both pretenders.

Performance (W) Performance (M) Performance (Q) Performance (HY) Performance (Y) Performance (YTD)
EchoStar Corporation -1.11% 2.2% 13.8% 13.94% 2.22% 23.97%
Polar Power Inc. -0.9% 7.04% 1.26% -12.67% -28.06% -8.7%

For the past year EchoStar Corporation has 23.97% stronger performance while Polar Power Inc. has -8.7% weaker performance.

Summary

EchoStar Corporation beats Polar Power Inc. on 6 of the 11 factors.

EchoStar Corporation offers satellite operations, video delivery solutions, digital set-top boxes, and broadband satellite technologies and services for home and small office customers worldwide. The company operates in three segments: Hughes, EchoStar Technologies, and EchoStar Satellite Services. The Hughes segment provides satellite broadband Internet access and satellite technologies to North American consumer market; and broadband network technologies, managed services, equipment, and communications solutions to enterprise and government customers. This segment also offers managed services, equipment, and communications solutions to large enterprise customers for mobile satellite systems; designs, provides, and installs gateway and terminal equipment to customers for other satellite systems; and satellite ground segment systems and terminals to mobile system operators. The EchoStar Technologies segment designs, develops, and distributes high-definition and standard-definition digital set-top boxes, and related products and technologies, such as satellite dishes and remote controls for satellite TV service providers and telecommunication companies. This segment also offers digital broadcast operations, including satellite uplinking/downlinking, transmission services, signal processing, conditional access management, and other services; and Slingbox units directly to consumers through retail outlets and online, as well as to the pay-TV operator markets. The EchoStar Satellite Services segment provides satellite services on a full-time and occasional-use basis primarily to DISH Network, Dish Mexico, the United States government service providers, Internet service providers, broadcast news organizations, programmers, and private enterprise customers through its 18 owned and leased in-orbit satellites. EchoStar Corporation was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Englewood, Colorado.

Polar Power, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells direct current (DC) power systems for applications in the telecommunications, military, electric vehicle charging, cogeneration, distributed power, and uninterruptable power supply markets. It offers DC base power systems, DC hybrid power systems, and DC solar hybrid power systems. Polar Power, Inc. installs, sells, and services its products through its direct sales force, and a network of independent service providers and dealers. The company was formerly known as Polar Products, Inc. and changed its name to Polar Power, Inc. in October 1991. Polar Power, Inc. was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Gardena, California.

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