Dish Network Corp. Reveals Gain In Q2 Profit

Dish Network Corp. (DISH) reported a profit for its second quarter that increased from last year.

The company's earnings came in at $671 million, or $1.06 per share. This compares with $452 million, or $0.78 per share, in last year's second quarter.

Analysts had expected the company to earn $0.88 per share, according to figures compiled by Thomson Reuters. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items.

The company's revenue for the quarter rose 40.8% to $4.49 billion from $3.19 billion last year.

Dish Network Corp. earnings at a glance:

-Earnings (Q2): $671 Mln. vs. $452 Mln. last year.
-EPS (Q2): $1.06 vs. $0.78 last year.
-Analysts Estimate: $0.88
-Revenue (Q2): $4.49 Bln vs. $3.19 Bln last year.

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