Iteris Inc. (ITI) and EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ:SATS) Contrasting side by side

Iteris Inc. (NASDAQ:ITI) and EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ:SATS) are two firms in the Communication Equipment that compete against each other. Below is a comparison of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, dividends, earnings and valuation.

Valuation and Earnings

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Iteris Inc. 99.12M 1.66 7.82M -0.12 0.00
EchoStar Corporation 2.12B 1.97 4.72M -0.06 0.00

In table 1 we can see Iteris Inc. and EchoStar Corporation’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.


Table 2 has Iteris Inc. and EchoStar Corporation’s return on equity, net margins and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Iteris Inc. -7.89% -20.6% -12.8%
EchoStar Corporation -0.22% -0.1% -0.1%

Volatility & Risk

Iteris Inc. has a 0.58 beta, while its volatility is 42.00%, thus making it less volatile than Standard and Poor’s 500. Competitively, EchoStar Corporation’s beta is 0.9 which is 10.00% less volatile than Standard and Poor’s 500.


The Current Ratio of Iteris Inc. is 1.7 while its Quick Ratio stands at 1.5. The Current Ratio of rival EchoStar Corporation is 2.7 and its Quick Ratio is has 2.7. EchoStar Corporation is better equipped to clear short and long-term obligations than Iteris Inc.

Analyst Ratings

The Ratings and Recommendations for Iteris Inc. and EchoStar Corporation are featured in the next table.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
Iteris Inc. 0 0 0 0.00
EchoStar Corporation 0 0 2 3.00

EchoStar Corporation on the other hand boasts of a $60.5 consensus price target and a 40.53% potential upside.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

Roughly 38% of Iteris Inc. shares are held by institutional investors while 97.7% of EchoStar Corporation are owned by institutional investors. 0.2% are Iteris Inc.’s share held by insiders. Insiders Competitively, held 1.5% of EchoStar Corporation shares.


In this table we provide 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)
Iteris Inc. 7.9% 23.57% 16.11% 13.07% 4.22% 39.14%
EchoStar Corporation -2.11% 2.57% -3.36% 6.27% -22.31% 9.8%

For the past year Iteris Inc. was more bullish than EchoStar Corporation.


EchoStar Corporation beats on 10 of the 11 factors Iteris Inc.

Iteris, Inc. provides intelligent information solutions to traffic management and global agribusiness markets worldwide. It operates in three segments: Roadway Sensors, Transportation Systems, and Agriculture and Weather Analytics. The Roadway Sensors segment provides vehicle detection and information systems and products for traffic intersection control, incident detection, and roadway traffic data collection applications. Its products include Vantage detection system to detect vehicle presence at intersections, as well as vehicle count, speed, and other traffic data used in traffic management systems; Vantage Vector video/radar hybrid product, an vehicle detection sensor with capabilities, including stop bar detection, advanced-zone detection, and sensing; Vantage systems equipped with smartcycle capability to differentiate between bicycles and other vehicles with a single video detection camera; VersiCam, an integrated camera and processor video detection system; VantageLive!, a cloud-based subscription service; and SmartSpan, PedTrax ,Velocity, VantageLive, and P-series products. The Transportation Systems segment offers transportation engineering and consulting services with a focus on the planning, design, development, and implementation of software-based systems that integrate sensors, video surveillance systems, computers, and communications equipment to enable public agencies to monitor, control, and direct traffic flow; assist in the dispatch of emergency crews; and distribute real-time information about traffic conditions. It offers iPeMS, a specialized transportation performance measurement and traffic analytics solution. The Agriculture and Weather Analytics segment offers ClearPath Weather management tools that allow users to create solutions to meet roadway maintenance decision needs; and ClearAg, a precision agriculture solution. The company serves government agencies. Iteris, Inc. was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Santa Ana, California.

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.

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