NASDAQ:CNSL - Consolidated Communications Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $4.43 -0.10 (-2.21 %) (As of 05/23/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$4.53Today's Range$4.34 - $4.825052-Week Range$4.34 - $14.23Volume1.70 million shsAverage Volume1.35 million shsMarket Capitalization$319.39 millionP/E RatioN/ADividend Yield34.22%Beta0.83 ProfileAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides telecommunications services to business and residential customers in the United States. It offers high-speed broadband Internet access and voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) phone services to small, medium, and large business customers; commercial data connectivity services in select markets, including a portfolio of Ethernet services, software defined wide area network, multi-protocol label switching, and private line services; and wholesale services to regional and national interexchange and wireless carriers, including cellular backhaul, dark fiber, and other fiber transport solutions. The company also provides voice services that include local phone and long-distance service packages for business customers; and sells business equipment and provides related hardware and maintenance support, video, and other miscellaneous services, as well as rents customer premises equipment. In addition, it offers video services, which consist of high-definition television, digital video recorders (DVR), and/or a whole home DVR; other in-demand streaming content; and network access services, including interstate and intrastate switched access, network special access, and end user access. Further, the company engages in telephone directory publishing, video advertising, billing and support services, and other miscellaneous activities. As of December 31, 2018, it had approximately 902 thousand voice connections, 779 thousand data connections, and 93 thousand video connections. The company serves customers in consumer, commercial, and carrier channels. Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1894 and is headquartered in Mattoon, Illinois. Receive CNSL News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for CNSL and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Telephone communication, except radio Sub-IndustryIntegrated Telecommunication Services SectorUtilities Current SymbolNASDAQ:CNSL Previous Symbol CUSIP20903410 CIK1304421 Webhttp://www.consolidated.com/ Phone217-235-3311Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio6.14 Current Ratio0.69 Quick Ratio0.69Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E RatioN/A Forward P/E RatioN/A P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$1.40 billion Price / Sales0.23 Cash Flow$5.2738 per share Price / Cash Flow0.84 Book Value$5.22 per share Price / Book0.85Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($0.42) Net Income$-50,830,000.00 Net Margins-3.39% Return on Equity-5.87% Return on Assets-0.74%Miscellaneous Employees3,600 Outstanding Shares72,098,000Market Cap$319.39 million Next Earnings Date8/1/2019 (Estimated) OptionableOptionable Consolidated Communications (NASDAQ:CNSL) Frequently Asked Questions What is Consolidated Communications' stock symbol? Consolidated Communications trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "CNSL." How often does Consolidated Communications pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Consolidated Communications? Consolidated Communications declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, February 20th. Stockholders of record on Monday, April 15th will be given a dividend of $0.3874 per share on Wednesday, May 1st. This represents a $1.55 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 34.98%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, April 12th. This is a positive change from Consolidated Communications's previous quarterly dividend of $0.39. View Consolidated Communications' Dividend History. How were Consolidated Communications' earnings last quarter? Consolidated Communications Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:CNSL) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April, 25th. The utilities provider reported ($0.03) EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of ($0.14) by $0.11. The utilities provider had revenue of $338.65 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $338.29 million. Consolidated Communications had a negative net margin of 3.39% and a negative return on equity of 5.87%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 4.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned ($0.07) EPS. View Consolidated Communications' Earnings History. When is Consolidated Communications' next earnings date? Consolidated Communications is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 1st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Consolidated Communications. What price target have analysts set for CNSL? 3 brokers have issued twelve-month price objectives for Consolidated Communications' stock. Their predictions range from $4.00 to $8.00. On average, they anticipate Consolidated Communications' share price to reach $6.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 35.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Consolidated Communications. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Consolidated Communications? 3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Consolidated Communications in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Consolidated Communications. Has Consolidated Communications been receiving favorable news coverage? News coverage about CNSL stock has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Consolidated Communications earned a media sentiment score of 1.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the utilities provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term. Are investors shorting Consolidated Communications? Consolidated Communications saw a decrease in short interest in April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totalling 15,023,153 shares, a decrease of 8.6% from the April 15th total of 16,440,167 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 4,518,868 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.3 days. Approximately 21.5% of the company's stock are sold short. View Consolidated Communications' Current Options Chain. Who are some of Consolidated Communications' key competitors? Some companies that are related to Consolidated Communications include SMARTONE TELECO/S (STTFY), Liberty Braves Group Series C (BATRK), ATN International (ATNI), pdvWireless (PDVW), Cincinnati Bell (CBB), Hong Kong Television Network (HKTVY), LICT (LICT), Loop Industries (LOOP), Atento (ATTO), IDT (IDT), Frontier Communications (FTR), magicJack VocalTec (CALL), Alaska Communications Systems Group (ALSK), Oi SA em Recuperacao Judicial (OIBRQ) and Otelco (OTEL). What other stocks do shareholders of Consolidated Communications own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Consolidated Communications investors own include Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), Ford Motor (F), Northern Tier Energy (NTI), AT&T (T), Select Income REIT (SIR), Centurylink (CTL), Antares Pharma (ATRS), New Residential Investment (NRZ), Bank of America (BAC) and VASCO Data Security International (VDSI). Who are Consolidated Communications' key executives? Consolidated Communications' management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Robert J. Currey, Exec. Chairman (Age 73)Mr. C. Robert Udell Jr., Pres, CEO & Director (Age 53)Mr. Steven L. Childers, CFO, Chief Accounting Officer & Assistant Sec. (Age 63)Mr. Gabe Waggoner, Exec. VP of OperationsTom White, Chief Technology Officer Who are Consolidated Communications' major shareholders? Consolidated Communications' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (15.12%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (6.73%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (6.40%), Private Management Group Inc. (3.69%), First Trust Advisors LP (1.88%) and Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (1.33%). Company insiders that own Consolidated Communications stock include C Robert Udell Jr, Dale E Parker, Richard Anthony Lumpkin, Robert J Currey, Roger H/Ca Moore, Steven L Childers, Thomas A Gerke, Timothy D Taron and Wayne Wilson. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Consolidated Communications. Which major investors are selling Consolidated Communications stock? CNSL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wells Fargo & Company MN, BlackRock Inc., Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, Advisors Asset Management Inc., Stevens Capital Management LP, Northern Trust Corp, North Star Investment Management Corp. and Trexquant Investment LP. View Insider Buying and Selling for Consolidated Communications. Which major investors are buying Consolidated Communications stock? CNSL stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including First Trust Advisors LP, Principal Financial Group Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Morgan Stanley, Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc., Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. and Raymond James & Associates. Company insiders that have bought Consolidated Communications stock in the last two years include C Robert Udell Jr, Dale E Parker, Richard Anthony Lumpkin, Robert J Currey, Roger H/Ca Moore, Steven L Childers, Thomas A Gerke, Timothy D Taron and Wayne Wilson. View Insider Buying and Selling for Consolidated Communications. How do I buy shares of Consolidated Communications? Shares of CNSL can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Consolidated Communications' stock price today? One share of CNSL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $4.43. How big of a company is Consolidated Communications? Consolidated Communications has a market capitalization of $319.39 million and generates $1.40 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $-50,830,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.42) on an earnings per share basis. Consolidated Communications employs 3,600 workers across the globe. What is Consolidated Communications' official website? The official website for Consolidated Communications is http://www.consolidated.com/. How can I contact Consolidated Communications? Consolidated Communications' mailing address is 121 SOUTH 17TH STREET, MATTOON IL, 61938. The utilities provider can be reached via phone at 217-235-3311 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Consolidated Communications (NASDAQ CNSL)Community Ranking: 2.0 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 223 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 347 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 570MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Consolidated Communications and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe CNSL will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. 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