NASDAQ:CNSL - Consolidated Communications Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$10.20 -0.12 (-1.16 %)
(As of 03/24/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$10.20
Today's Range$10.16 - $10.3350
52-Week Range$8.51 - $14.23
Volume520,044 shs
Average Volume1.14 million shs
Market Capitalization$726.14 million
P/E Ratio-24.29
Dividend Yield15.19%
Beta1.07
Consolidated 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

Industry Telephone communication, except radio
Sub-IndustryIntegrated Telecommunication Services
SectorUtilities
Current SymbolNASDAQ:CNSL
CUSIP20903410
Phone217-235-3311

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.40 billion
Cash Flow$5.7303 per share
Book Value$5.83 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-50,830,000.00

Miscellaneous

Employees3,600
Market Cap$726.14 million
Next Earnings Date5/2/2019 (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 announced 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 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 15.19%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, April 12th. This is a boost 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) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February, 21st. The utilities provider reported ($0.10) earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.11) by $0.01. The utilities provider had revenue of $344.80 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $340.90 million. Consolidated Communications had a negative return on equity of 5.80% and a negative net margin of 3.63%. The company's quarterly revenue was down 3.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted ($0.04) 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, May 2nd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Consolidated Communications.

What price target have analysts set for CNSL?

2 brokerages have issued twelve-month target prices for Consolidated Communications' shares. Their forecasts range from $11.25 to $11.25. On average, they expect Consolidated Communications' share price to reach $11.25 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 10.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Consolidated Communications.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Consolidated Communications?

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

Has Consolidated Communications been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about CNSL stock have trended neutral recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Consolidated Communications earned a media sentiment score of 0.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the utilities provider a news buzz of 3.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future.

Are investors shorting Consolidated Communications?

Consolidated Communications saw a increase in short interest in February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totalling 13,508,019 shares, an increase of 14.3% from the February 15th total of 11,818,988 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,395,838 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 9.7 days. Currently, 19.6% of the company's shares are short sold. View Consolidated Communications' Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Consolidated Communications' key competitors?

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), AT&T (T), Ford Motor (F), Centurylink (CTL), Antares Pharma (ATRS), Bank of America (BAC), New Residential Investment (NRZ), General Electric (GE), Intelsat (I) and Uniti Group (UNIT).

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 (Age 63)
  • Mr. Gabe Waggoner, Exec. VP of Operations
  • Tom White, Chief Technology Officer

Who are Consolidated Communications' major shareholders?

Consolidated Communications' stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (15.44%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (6.06%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (6.06%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (5.70%), Private Management Group Inc. (3.74%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (3.07%). 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 FMR LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Advisors Asset Management Inc., North Star Investment Management Corp., First Trust Advisors LP, Susquehanna Fundamental Investments LLC, Menta Capital LLC and BlackRock Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Consolidated Communications.

Which institutional investors are buying Consolidated Communications stock?

CNSL stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Norges Bank, Principal Financial Group Inc., Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Millennium Management LLC, Geode Capital Management LLC and Geode Capital Management 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 $10.20.

How big of a company is Consolidated Communications?

Consolidated Communications has a market capitalization of $726.14 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:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  210 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  329 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  539
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 3/24/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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