DTV - DIRECTV

DTV valuation $42.83 billion

Stock Price

85.28
Change: ↑ 0.40 (0.471254%)
Last Update: 2015-01-30T16:15:34-05:00
Shares Outstanding: 502,236,708
Industry: Communication Services
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DirecTV is one of the biggest names in digital television entertainment. The company is known for providing a premium video experience to its subscribers through their unparalleled programming, high powered technology, and brilliant customer service. DirecTV provides different packages that subscribers can choose from according to their needs. DirecTV not only provide services to residents, but also offers services to hospitals, dorms, hotels, restaurants, and bars through DirecTV for businesses. In collaboration with Connexion by Boeing, DirecTV also offer mobile services on RVs, boats, and cars (DirecTV mobile) and in aircrafts (DirecTV airborne).

With more than 285 channels, DirecTV also offers more than 170 HD channels. DirecTV also has the most elaborate collection of sports channels. The best part of DirecTV is that they enable their customers to watch their favorite shows anywhere, be it on their TVs, tablets, cell phones, and laptops.

DirecTV became the sole focus of Howard Hughes in February 2004, when he decided to divert from other interests. He named the company DirecTV Group, Inc. In April 2005 DirecTV was separated from its parent company and sold 50% of its shares to SkyTerra for $157.5 million. The remaining 50% of its shares were sold in January 2006 to SkyTerra for $100 million. After this deal DirecTV operated solely on satellite television services.

Since 2006 DirecTV made various acquisitions. It purchased most of the assets of ReplayTV from D&M holdings on December 13, 2007. DirecTV acquired Connect Television Inc., home service providers, in August 2009. With plans to market home security systems to its customers, DirecTV purchased LifeShield, a Pennsylvania based wireless home security system providers, in June 2013.

Stock Price Data

Open: 84.25 Previous Close: 84.88
High: 85.58 Low: 84.1601
Bid: 84.08 Ask: 85.28

Bid Size: 100 Ask Size: 100
Raw Bid Size: 1 Raw Ask Size: 1
Trade Volume: 36952 Share Volume: 6734402
Last Trade Date: 2015-01-30 Last Trade Time: 16:14:57-05:00
Vwap: 85.1663863 EPS: 5.40

Fundamental Data

PE ratio: 15.70 PB ratio: -7.203
Beta: 0.874319

52 Week High: 89.46 52 Week Low: 67.80
52 Week High Vwap: 98.1889 52 Week Low Vwap: 58.6617
52 Week High Volume: 30328294 52 Week Low Volume: 833083
52 Week Avg Volume: 3623786
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