DirecTV seen outpacing Dish

Investor's Business Daily

Satellite TV provider DirecTV Group's (DTV) profit is forecast to rise 33% to 93 cents a share, on an 8% rise in revenue to $7.4 bil, boosted by growth in Latin America. In contrast, analysts estimate rival Dish Networks' (DISH) EPS will fall 22% to 55 cents when the companies report Q3 results Tue. Dish's revenue is expected to slip 1% to $3.5 bil. ISI Group said it will key in on what Dish says on its conference call about its wireless strategy. DirecTV shares rose 0.6% to 50.66. Dish fell 1.6% to 34.83.

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