Ratio Analysis: Unpacking Viasat, Inc. (VSAT)’s Price-to-Cash and Price-to-Free Cash Flow

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After finishing at $16.28 in the prior trading day, Viasat, Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT) closed at $16.00, down -1.72%. In other words, the price has decreased by -$1.72 from its previous closing price. On the day, 1.22 million shares were traded. VSAT stock price reached its highest trading level at $16.36 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $15.83.


Our goal is to gain a better understanding of VSAT by taking a closer look at its different ratios. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 2.44 and its Current Ratio is at 2.68. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 1.52 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 1.49.

Upgrades & Downgrades

In addition, analysts’ ratings and any changes thereto give investors an idea of the stock’s future direction. In the most recent recommendation for the company, JP Morgan on October 17, 2023, Upgraded its rating to Overweight and sets its target price to $30 from $35 previously.

On October 17, 2023, Deutsche Bank started tracking the stock assigning a Hold rating and target price of $22.

Insider Transactions:

The insider trade also gives investors a glimpse into the future direction of stock prices, which can be beneficial to investors. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on Jan 05 ’24 when Miller Craig Andrew sold 150 shares for $26.83 per share. The transaction valued at 4,024 led to the insider holds 13,248 shares of the business.

Miller Craig Andrew sold 150 shares of VSAT for $3,380 on Dec 06 ’23. The Pres. Global Space Networks now owns 13,398 shares after completing the transaction at $22.53 per share. On Nov 16 ’23, another insider, Lippert Keven K, who serves as the Executive Vice President of the company, sold 6,200 shares for $19.58 each. As a result, the insider received 121,396 and left with 24 shares of the company.

Valuation Measures:

Investors should consider key stock statistics when deciding whether to invest or divest. In the wake of the recent closing price, VSAT now has a Market Capitalization of 2013776000 and an Enterprise Value of 7798309888. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 0.47 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 0.40. Its current Enterprise Value per Revenue stands at 1.82 whereas that against EBITDA is 6.417.

Stock Price History:

Over the past 52 weeks, VSAT has reached a high of $47.00, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $13.80. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is -4.88%, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be -21.98%.

Shares Statistics:

The stock has traded on average 1.31M shares per day over the past 3-months and 2374330 shares per day over the last 10 days, according to various share statistics. A total of 125.85M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 98.34M. Insiders hold about 21.87% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 76.58% stake in the company. Shares short for VSAT as of 1715731200 were 13151534 with a Short Ratio of 10.05, compared to 1713139200 on 10896008. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 13151534 and a Short% of Float of 12.42.

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