Stephen Simpson, CFA
Long only, growth at reasonable price, value, research analyst

Can DigitalGlobe Relaunch After A Reset To Expectations?

Overheated expectations for DigitalGlobe's (NYSE:DGI) commercial business came home to roost earlier this year, when weak guidance after fourth quarter earnings sent the shares down 30%. Since then, management has seen a successful satellite launch and the U.S. government agree to allow them to sell higher-resolution images to its customers, as well as announcing a share buyback. Although the commercial opportunity is still a "show me story", DigitalGlobe does have the advantage of offering the best quality images in the market. Revised expectations still offer upside, but the company would probably serve its interests more effectvely by better managing analyst expectations.

Will Higher Resolution Mean Higher Profits?

DigitalGlobe saw its WorldView-3 satellite successfully launched into orbit two...

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