Is Intelsat (NYSE: I) Flying Too High?

6:29 pm ET, 11 Apr 2018

The Intelsat (NYSE: I) stock spiked 105% this year (visit Finstead and type “I YTD return” to get the latest return).  Is the stock overhyped?

Here is what you need about the company.  Intelsat is the first globalized network in the world for integrated satellite solutions. 

In order to expand enterprise broadband networks and provide enhanced services in West Africa, Vodacom Business Nigeria signed an agreement with Intelsat for satellite services. A faster, high-quality and resilient broadband connectivity can be provided to banking, oil and gas, and enterprise sectors in West Africa.

A multi-year agreement can make this possible and allow Vodacom Business Nigeria to access satellite services on Intelsat 35e. This will also lead to an improved performance, efficiency and lower total cost of ownership.

Intelsat’s satellite services integration with the Vodacom Business Nigeria can provide people with different benefits such as business connectivity, updated news, and improvement in the quality of healthcare, banking, and educational services.  The partnership promotes the economic development of Nigeria. This will lead to a better experience for Nigerian Vodacom Business customers.

Based on Finstead Research, the Intelsat stock has the average price target of about $3.

Intelsat has negative valuation which indicates that the company is not profitable.

Intelsat’s relatively high short share of float indicates potential volatility in the upcoming days.

Intelsat S.A. (I) Stock Guide

Updated at: 12:48 am ET, 18 Sep 2020

Before we start: if you're looking for I stock price, you can quickly find it out by visiting Finny and typing "I quote". If you're looking for a quick scoop on I stock (chart, price target, market cap, news and buy or sell analysis), go to Finny and look for "I". You'll get all this info in one place. Or you can just type "I news" to get the latest stock news.

Looking to buy or sell Intelsat S.A. (I)? Interested in getting the full scoop on I, including earnings and dividends, stock forecast, buy or sell analysis and key stats? If so, you came to the right place.

In this I stock guide, we'll address key questions about I, above and beyond what you can find on Yahoo Finance, Zacks, MarketWatch or Morningstar.

Here is what you'll be able to find in this guide:

Analyst Predictions: stock forecast and analyst ratings;
Analysis: Finny Score and buy or sell analysis;
Key Stats: revenue, market cap, revenue growth, profit margin, P/E ratio, P/B ratio, industry, sector, and number of employees.

And here is the list of questions we'll answer:
1. What is I stock forecast (i.e., prediction)?
2. I buy or sell? What is I Finny Score?
3. What are the reasons to buy I? Why should I buy I stock?
4. What are the reasons to sell I? Why should I sell I stock?
5. What are I key stats: revenue, market cap, revenue growth, profit margin, P/E ratio, P/B ratio industry, sector, and number of employees?

So let's start. Scroll down to the question that interests you the most.

Analyst Predictions

1. What is I stock forecast (i.e., prediction)?

Based on I analyst price targets, I stock forecast is $8.99 (for a year from now). That means the average analyst price target for I stock is $8.99. The prediction is based on 9 analyst estimates.

The low price target for I is $0.50, while the high price target is $30.00.

I analyst rating is Hold.

Analysis

2. I buy or sell? What is I Finny Score?

#{finnyScore:null}Our quantitative analysis shows 2 reasons to buy and 1 reason to sell I. I doesn’t have an assigned Finny Score, because we don’t have sufficient data points to score the stock.

3. What are the reasons to buy I? Why should I buy I stock?

Here are the reasons to buy I stock:

  • I stock price ($0.62) is close to the 52-week low ($0.14). Perhaps now is a good time to buy? See I price chart.
  • I average analyst price target ($8.99) is above its current price ($0.62). See I price target chart.

4. What are the reasons to sell I? Why should I sell I stock?

Let's look at the reasons to sell I stock (i.e., the bear case):

  • I profitability is declining. The YoY profit margin change was -8.32 percentage points. See I profitability chart.

Key Stats

5. What are I key stats : revenue, market cap, revenue growth, profit margin, P/E ratio, P/B ratio industry, sector, and number of employees?

Let's look at the key statistics for I:

Metrics I
Price $0.39
Average Price Target / Upside $8.99 / 2,205.13%
Average Analyst Rating Sell
Forward Dividend Yield 0.00%
Industry Telecom Services
Sector Communication Services
Number of Employees 1,187
Market Cap $54.36M
Forward P/E Ratio -0.08
Price/Book Ratio N/A
Revenue (TTM) N/A
YoY Quarterly Revenue Growth N/A
Profit Margin N/A

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