NASDAQ:CNSL - Consolidated Communications Stock Price, News, Headlines & Rumors

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$11.76 +0.26 (+2.26 %)
(As of 08/16/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$11.50
Today's Range$11.50 - $11.82
52-Week Range$10.31 - $20.72
Volume591,516 shs
Average Volume856,519 shs
Market Capitalization$802.30 million
P/E Ratio45.23
Dividend Yield13.43%
Consolidated Communications logoConsolidated Communications Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides various integrated communications services to business and residential customers in the United States. It offers a range of communication services and products that include local and long-distance, high-speed broadband Internet access, video, voice over Internet protocol, private line, custom calling features, security, cloud, data center, managed and IT, and directory publishing services, as well as engages in equipment sales activities. The company also sells and supports telecommunications equipment, such as key, private branch exchange, IP-based telephone systems, and other hardware solutions, as well as offers support services to medium and large business customers. As of December 31, 2017, it had approximately 972 thousand voice connections, 784 thousand data connections, and 103 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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Telephone communication, except radio
Sub-IndustryIntegrated Telecommunication Services


Debt-to-Equity Ratio4.49
Current Ratio0.78
Quick Ratio0.78


Trailing P/E Ratio45.23
Forward P/E Ratio-28.68
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.06 billion
Price / Sales0.79
Cash Flow$4.7805 per share
Price / Cash2.46
Book Value$8.10 per share
Price / Book1.45


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.26
Net Income$64.94 million
Net Margins3.47%
Return on Equity-3.15%
Return on Assets-0.45%


Outstanding Shares71,250,000
Market Cap$802.30 million

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 Monday, July 30th. Investors of record on Monday, October 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.387 per share on Thursday, November 1st. This represents a $1.55 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 13.22%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, October 12th. View Consolidated Communications' Dividend History.

How were Consolidated Communications' earnings last quarter?

Consolidated Communications Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:CNSL) issued its earnings results on Thursday, August, 4th. The utilities provider reported $0.20 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.18 by $0.02. The utilities provider earned $186.90 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $193.77 million. Consolidated Communications had a net margin of 3.47% and a negative return on equity of 3.15%. The business's quarterly revenue was down 7.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.24 earnings per share. 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, November, 1st 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Consolidated Communications.

What price target have analysts set for CNSL?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Consolidated Communications' stock. Their predictions range from $11.00 to $19.00. On average, they anticipate Consolidated Communications' share price to reach $14.6667 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 25.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Consolidated Communications.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Consolidated Communications?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Consolidated Communications in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Consolidated Communications.

Are investors shorting Consolidated Communications?

Consolidated Communications saw a increase in short interest during the month of July. As of July 13th, there was short interest totalling 11,587,488 shares, an increase of 9.1% from the June 29th total of 10,619,573 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 617,094 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 18.8 days. Approximately 16.7% of the company's shares are sold short. View Consolidated Communications' Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Consolidated Communications' key competitors?

Who are Consolidated Communications' key executives?

Consolidated Communications' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Robert J. Currey, Exec. Chairman (Age 72)
  • Mr. C. Robert Udell Jr., Pres, CEO & Director (Age 52)
  • Mr. Steven L. Childers, Chief Financial Officer (Age 62)
  • Mr. Gabe Waggoner, Exec. VP of Operations
  • Tom White, Chief Technology Officer

Has Consolidated Communications been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about CNSL stock have been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, according to Accern. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Consolidated Communications earned a daily sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern's scale. They also gave news articles about the utilities provider an impact score of 46.79 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days. View Recent Headlines for Consolidated Communications.

Who are Consolidated Communications' major shareholders?

Consolidated Communications' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (14.34%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.33%), Private Management Group Inc. (3.70%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (3.32%), FMR LLC (1.45%) and Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.36%). 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 institutional investors are selling Consolidated Communications stock?

CNSL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Advisors Asset Management Inc., Millennium Management LLC, Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL, Bank of Montreal Can, Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC, Arizona State Retirement System and Tocqueville Asset Management L.P.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Consolidated Communications.

Which institutional investors are buying Consolidated Communications stock?

CNSL stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, FMR LLC, Private Management Group Inc., Raymond James & Associates, Bramshill Investments LLC, Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. and Renaissance Technologies LLC. 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 $11.71.

How big of a company is Consolidated Communications?

Consolidated Communications has a market capitalization of $802.30 million and generates $1.06 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $64.94 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.26 on an earnings per share basis. Consolidated Communications employs 3,930 workers across the globe.

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:  1.8 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  162 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  284 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  446
MarketBeat'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. Vote "Underperform" if you believe CNSL will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 8/16/2018 by Staff

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