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) pushed the Media industry lower today making it today's featured Media laggard. The industry as a whole was unchanged today. By the end of trading, DISH Network fell 45 cents (-1.3%) to $35.30 on light volume. Throughout the day, 1.7 million shares of DISH Network exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.5 million shares. The stock ranged in price between $34.36-$35.41 after having opened the day at $34.36 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $35.75. Other companies within the Media industry that declined today were:
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DISH Network Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides direct broadcast satellite subscription television services in the United States. DISH Network has a market cap of $7.47 billion and is part of the services sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.4, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 25.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are seven analysts that rate DISH Network a buy, one analyst rates it a sell, and seven rate it a hold.
TheStreet Ratings rates DISH Network as a
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, expanding profit margins and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income.
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