Will Dish Network’s Vision For Steaming Video Become A Reality to Benefit These Top Institutional Shareholders?

Dish Network Corp. (NASDAQ:DISH)’s Chairman, Charles Ergen, said, “We would hang a ‘for sale’ sign on the spectrum,”  speculating in the event that the company’s $3.30 per share bid for wireless carrier Clearwire Corp (NASDAQ:CLWR) fails and are unable to find another partner to help create a wireless network. The company’s vision is to deliver their streaming video to their satellite television subscribers both inside and outside the home. That spectrum could be worth billions of dollars, though the company also has plan B, C, D, E and F up their sleeves.

Will  Dish Network Corp.’s shareholders increase their holdings? They reported owning a total of 53.21 million shares on 12/31/2012. The shares closed at $36.40 on 12/31/2012.

Here are the ten largest positions in Dish Network Corp. at the end of December 31st, 2012.

J.P Morgan Chase & Co. held 10,192,861 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $371,020,156. This brought the portfolio total to 0.13%.

Blackrock Institutional Trust Company N.A. held 7,923,290 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $288,407,768. This brought the portfolio total to 0.07%.

Vanguard Group Inc. held 6,638,023 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $241,624,047. This brought the portfolio total to 0.03%.

Regiment Capital Management LLC. held 3,806,000 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $138,538,000. This brought the portfolio total to 26.07%.

Hussman Strategic Advisors Inc. held 1,700,000 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $61,880,003. This brought the portfolio total to 1.63%.

Blackrock Group Ltd. held 1,657,522 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $60,333,803. This brought the portfolio total to 0.05%.

Blackrock Fund Advisors held 1,556,645 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $56,661,880. This brought the portfolio total to 0.03%.

Northcoast asset management LLC. held 1,098,605 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $39,989,224. This brought the portfolio total to 3.94%.

Blackrock Japan Co. ltd held 1,016,531 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $37,001,730. This brought the portfolio total to 0.16%.

Bank of New York Mellon Corp. held 977,477 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $35,580,164. This brought the portfolio total to 0.01%.

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