Unison Advisors LLC Invests $977,000 in DISH Network Corp (DISH) Stock

Unison Advisors LLC purchased a new stake in shares of DISH Network Corp (NASDAQ:DISH) during the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund purchased 39,119 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $977,000.

A number of other large investors have also recently modified their holdings of DISH. Vanguard Group Inc. raised its position in shares of DISH Network by 1.4% during the third quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 18,882,286 shares of the company’s stock valued at $675,230,000 after buying an additional 268,390 shares during the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc raised its position in shares of DISH Network by 1.4% during the third quarter. Vanguard Group Inc now owns 18,882,286 shares of the company’s stock valued at $675,230,000 after buying an additional 268,390 shares during the last quarter. Dodge & Cox raised its position in shares of DISH Network by 13.9% during the third quarter. Dodge & Cox now owns 18,756,046 shares of the company’s stock valued at $670,716,000 after buying an additional 2,291,800 shares during the last quarter. Key Square Capital Management LLC raised its position in shares of DISH Network by 8.7% during the third quarter. Key Square Capital Management LLC now owns 2,322,433 shares of the company’s stock valued at $83,050,000 after buying an additional 185,500 shares during the last quarter. Finally, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D raised its position in shares of DISH Network by 28.2% during the fourth quarter. State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D now owns 1,090,000 shares of the company’s stock valued at $27,218,000 after buying an additional 240,000 shares during the last quarter. 48.84% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

In other DISH Network news, insider James Defranco purchased 5,000 shares of DISH Network stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, December 3rd. The shares were bought at an average price of $32.99 per share, for a total transaction of $164,950.00. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Insiders purchased 200,000 shares of company stock worth $5,727,900 in the last 90 days. 49.20% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.



Several equities research analysts have recently issued reports on DISH shares. Macquarie cut shares of DISH Network from a “neutral” rating to an “underperform” rating and reduced their price objective for the company from $36.00 to $31.00 in a research report on Tuesday, October 23rd. Guggenheim upgraded shares of DISH Network from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and lifted their price objective for the company from $32.00 to $50.00 in a research report on Wednesday, October 24th. BidaskClub upgraded shares of DISH Network from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, November 2nd. Pivotal Research reduced their price objective on shares of DISH Network from $40.00 to $37.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research report on Friday, November 2nd. Finally, SunTrust Banks reduced their price objective on shares of DISH Network to $35.00 and set a “hold” rating on the stock in a research report on Thursday, November 8th. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have given a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $39.07.

DISH traded down $0.01 during trading hours on Monday, hitting $31.53. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 36,150 shares, compared to its average volume of 3,129,986. DISH Network Corp has a 12 month low of $23.22 and a 12 month high of $46.30. The stock has a market capitalization of $14.75 billion, a PE ratio of 12.42 and a beta of 1.57. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.67, a quick ratio of 0.56 and a current ratio of 0.62.

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About DISH Network

DISH Network Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides pay-TV services in the United States. The company operates in two segments, Pay-TV and Wireless. It offers video services under the DISH TV brand; and programming packages that include programming through national broadcast networks, local broadcast networks, and national and regional cable networks, as well as regional and specialty sports channels, premium movie channels, and Latino and international programming packages.

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