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Shawn Duffy starts fifth year as ViaSat CFO 17 June 2018

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Shawn Duffy was appointed CFO of ViaSat (NASDAQ:VSAT) four years ago on June 17, 2014. The shares were up from $US56.8 to $US65.0 and the total annualized return to shareholders (TRS) since appointment is 3.4%. The present value of USD1,000 (PV1000) invested on the appointment date is now worth $US1,143, a gain of $US143.

SECTION 1 VIASAT, INC. PRICE PERFORMANCE SCORECARD (NASDAQ:VSAT):

1.1 ViaSat, Inc. is placed 1,523/2,194 in the BSS News Bites ranking of price performance of NASDAQ stocks in the past year, a percentile ranking of 30.

1.2 Year-to-date

ViaSat tumbles 14% in 2018, leads Wireless Equipment sector

ViaSat, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAT), tumbled $US10.34 (or 13.7%) year-to-date (YTD) in 2018 to close at $US64.99 today. Compared with the NASDAQ-100 Index which has risen 13.4% YTD, this is a relative price change of -27.2%.

1.3 MCap History:

Market Capitalization has increased by $US1.2 billion from $US2.6 billion to $US3.8 billion since appointment.

VSATShare Price (USD)Market Capitalisation (USD)
Last Traded Jun 1564.993.8 billion
1 Year ago67.613.9 billion
2 Years ago70.193.4 billion
3 Years ago62.263 billion
Jun 17, 201456.852.6 billion

1.4 Moving Annual Return (Trailing 12 months):

Based on a dynamic start date of 4 years ago, the Moving Annual Return has been positive in 2 of the last 4 years.

VSATCloseAnnual Return %
Last Traded Jun 15$US64.99-3.9
1 Year ago$US67.61-3.7
2 Years ago$US70.1912.7
3 Years ago$US62.269.7

Close 4 years ago $US56.74.

1.5 Present Value of $US1000 invested in the past

The present value of $US1000 invested a year ago is $US958

PV$10001-week1-month1-year
VSAT.NASDAQ1,0241,033958
NASDAQ-100 Index1,0151,0441,273

1.6 Trailing Price Change %

1-Year price change for ViaSat was -4.2%. Compared with the NASDAQ-100 Index which rose 26.7% in the year, the relative price change was -30.9%.

Price Change %1-Month3-Month1-Year
VSAT3.3-10.2-4.2
Wireless equipment sector7.2-0.15.8
NASDAQ-100 Index5.33.226.7

SECTION 2 VIASAT, INC. FINANCIALS AND GROWTH PERFORMANCE SCORECARD (NASDAQ:VSAT):

2.1 Key Financials (All figures percent)

Return on Equity deteriorated from 3.9% in 2015 to -3.7% in 2018 and Operating Margin deteriorated from 6.2% in 2015 to -6.4% in 2018.

VSATRevenue GrowthEPS GrowthOperating MarginROE
20182.3--6.4-3.7
2017102.32.41.1
20162.5-47.63.11.9
20152.3-6.23.9

2.2 Growth

+ Revenue growth rate is positive and has seen consecutive rises in recent years. [Year ended, all figures in %]

YearRevenue GrowthEPS GrowthEBITDA Growth
Mar 17102.3-19.3
Mar 162.5-47.6-78.9
Mar 152.3-50

2.3 Revenue and Net Profit

In the last 5 years Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) averaged 7.3% for Total Revenue.

DescriptionAnnual ($US B)5-year Avg ($US B)5-year CAGR %
Total Revenue1.61.57.3

CAGR = Compound Annual Growth Rate

2.4 Performance (All figures in %)

Net Profit Margin 5-year average is 0.2% and Return on Equity 5-year average is 0.4%.

DescriptionAnnual5-year Avg
EBITDA Margin-5.67.2
Operating Profit Margin-6.41.1
Net Profit Margin-4.30.2
Return on Equity-3.70.4
Return on Assets-2.00.2
Return on Capital Employed-3.40.9

2.5 High Performance Indicator:

DescriptionValueRank In NASDAQ Market
Turnover in Quarter$US1.8 billionIn Top Quartile

SECTION 3 VIASAT, INC. GLOBAL RANK (NASDAQ:VSAT):

3.1 Global Rank

Global Rank [out of 47,578 stocks]

DescriptionValueRankQuartile
MCap (US$)3.8B3,403Top
Total Assets (US$)3.4B5,188Top
Revenue (US$)1.6B5,159Top
Net Profit (US$)(67.3M)41,425Bottom
Return on Equity %(3.7)31,114Third
Net Profit Margin %(4.3)30,603Third
Price to Book2.422,985Second
Price Earnings144.318,416Second
PV$1000 (1Year) US$95823,674Second
US$ Change (1Year) %-5.722,800Second
Rel Strength 6 Mo (US$)4426,530Third

SECTION 4 OTHER DIRECTORS OF VIASAT, INC.

Mark D. Dankberg, Chief Executive Officer & Chairman & Director

Shawn Duffy, Chief Financial Officer & Senior Vice President

Sean Pak, Director

John P. Stenbit, Director

Jeffrey M. Nash, Director

Varsha Rao, Director

Robert Bowman, Director

B. Allen Lay, Director

Melinda Del Toro, Director

Frank J. Biondi, Director

Robert W. Johnson, Director

Harvey P. White, Director

Richard A. Baldridge, Chief Operating Officer

Keven K. Lippert, Company Secretary & Vice President

SECTION 5 VIASAT, INC. ACTIVITIES

ViaSat, Inc. is a producer of satellite and other wireless communications and networking systems to government and commercial customers. The Company is organised principally in three segments: government systems, commercial networks and satellite services. The Company's government systems business is focused on network-centric government communications, where it develops and produce systems and specialized equipment for government customers for tactical data links, unmanned aerial vehicles, secure networking, signal processing and generation, and satellite communications applications. In its commercial networks segment, the Company develops and produces systems and products for consumer, enterprise and mobile (aviation and maritime) broadband customers. Its satellite services segment provides managed network satellite services to enterprise and mobile broadband customers.

SECTION 6 RECENT NEWS ON DIRECTORS

6.1 CHANGES IN BOARD OF DIRECTORS

11 January 2018

ViaSat appoints Sean Pak as director

ViaSat has appointed Sean Pak as Director. The appointment takes effect from Jan 11, 2018.

6.2 SHAREHOLDER VALUE ADDED BY DIRECTORS

10 May 2018

Harvey P. White brings two-bagger value to ViaSat

Harvey P. White was appointed Director of ViaSat (NASDAQ:VSAT) thirteen years ago on May 10, 2005. The present value of USD1,000 (PV1000) invested on the appointment date is $US2,924, for a capital gain of $US1,924.

6.3 RECENT REPORTED SELLING

14 June 2018

ViaSat company secretary and vice president Keven K. Lippert sells

ViaSat (NASDAQ:VSAT) Company Secretary and Vice President Keven K. Lippert sold 4,000 shares worth $US249,240 on June 12. The selling price was $US62.31. The shares hit a 14-day low on the day.

14 June 2018

ViaSat director B. Allen Lay sells

ViaSat (NASDAQ:VSAT) Director B. Allen Lay sold 5,000 shares worth $US320,000 on June 13. The selling price was $US64.0. The shares hit a 13-day high on the day.

14 June 2018

ViaSat director Melinda Del Toro sells

ViaSat (NASDAQ:VSAT) Director Melinda Del Toro sold 6,277 shares worth $US401,916 on June 13. The selling price was $US64.03. The shares hit a 13-day high on the day.

01 June 2018

ViaSat director John P. Stenbit sells

ViaSat (NASDAQ:VSAT) Director John P. Stenbit sold 700 shares worth $US44,079 on June 01. The selling price was $US62.97.

16 May 2018

ViaSat director Jeffrey M. Nash sells

ViaSat (NASDAQ:VSAT) Director Jeffrey M. Nash sold 2,000 shares worth $US125,360 on May 15. The selling price was $US62.68. The shares hit a one-month low on the day.

02 May 2018

ViaSat director John P. Stenbit sells

ViaSat (NASDAQ:VSAT) Director John P. Stenbit sold 700 shares worth $US44,653 on May 01. The selling price was $US63.79. The shares hit an 18-day low on the day.

17 April 2018

ViaSat director Jeffrey M. Nash sells

ViaSat (NASDAQ:VSAT) Director Jeffrey M. Nash sold 2,000 shares worth $US127,298 on April 16. The selling price was $US63.65. The shares hit a six-day high on the day.

03 April 2018

ViaSat director John P. Stenbit sells

ViaSat (NASDAQ:VSAT) Director John P. Stenbit sold 700 shares worth $US45,850 on April 02. The selling price was $US65.50.

16 March 2018

ViaSat vice president-government systems Ken Peterman sells

ViaSat (NASDAQ:VSAT) Vice President-Government Systems Ken Peterman sold 2,187 shares worth $US158,142 on March 15. The selling price was $US72.31. The shares hit a six-day low on the day.

16 March 2018

ViaSat director Jeffrey M. Nash sells

ViaSat (NASDAQ:VSAT) Director Jeffrey M. Nash sold 2,000 shares worth $US145,298 on March 15. The selling price was $US72.65. The shares hit a six-day low on the day.

07 March 2018

ViaSat company secretary and vice president Keven K. Lippert sells

ViaSat (NASDAQ:VSAT) Company Secretary and Vice President Keven K. Lippert sold 1,800 shares worth $US129,834 on March 07. The selling price was $US72.13. The shares hit a seven-day high on the day.

02 March 2018

ViaSat director John P. Stenbit sells

ViaSat (NASDAQ:VSAT) Director John P. Stenbit sold 700 shares worth $US48,902 on March 01. The selling price was $US69.86. The shares hit a 14-day low on the day.

03 January 2018

ViaSat director John P. Stenbit sells

ViaSat (NASDAQ:VSAT) Director John P. Stenbit sold 800 shares worth $US59,888 on January 02. The selling price was $US74.86. The shares hit a five-day low on the day.

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