Business Gets 'Tougher' for DirecTV

Moss, Linda
April 2008
Multichannel News;4/28/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 17, p24
The article reports on the sales performance of DirecTV Inc. Craig Moffett, analyst of Sanford C. Bernstein & Co., has downgraded the stocks of DirecTV from outperform to a market perform. Further, he anticipates that high-definition television (HDTV) penetration does not ensure an advantage in the company's sales in the second quarter of 2008. Moffett has also expressed preference for rival Dish Network Corp. in terms of market performance.


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