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

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$12.71 -0.18 (-1.40 %)
(As of 11/15/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$12.89
Today's Range$12.60 - $12.97
52-Week Range$10.31 - $14.55
Volume597,600 shs
Average Volume780,690 shs
Market Capitalization$929.82 million
P/E Ratio48.88
Dividend Yield11.91%
Beta0.58
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

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

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio4.71
Current Ratio0.72
Quick Ratio0.72

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio48.88
Forward P/E Ratio-31.00
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.06 billion
Price / Sales0.85
Cash Flow$4.4596 per share
Price / Cash2.85
Book Value$6.86 per share
Price / Book1.85

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.26
Net Income$64.94 million
Net Margins4.46%
Return on Equity-4.56%
Return on Assets-0.66%

Miscellaneous

Employees3,930
Outstanding Shares71,250,000
Market Cap$929.82 million
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 Tuesday, October 30th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, January 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.387 per share on Friday, February 1st. This represents a $1.55 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 12.18%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, January 14th. View Consolidated Communications' Dividend History.

How were Consolidated Communications' earnings last quarter?

Consolidated Communications Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:CNSL) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November, 1st. The utilities provider reported ($0.09) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.14) by $0.05. The utilities provider had revenue of $348.06 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $345.10 million. Consolidated Communications had a negative return on equity of 4.56% and a net margin of 4.46%. The company's quarterly revenue was down 4.2% on a year-over-year basis. 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, March 7th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Consolidated Communications.

What price target have analysts set for CNSL?

3 analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Consolidated Communications' shares. Their predictions range from $11.00 to $14.00. On average, they anticipate Consolidated Communications' share price to reach $12.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 1.7%. 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 2 hold ratings 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?

Media coverage about CNSL stock has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Consolidated Communications earned a news sentiment score of 0.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the utilities provider a news buzz of 8.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is very likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future.

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

Who are Consolidated Communications' major shareholders?

Consolidated Communications' stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (15.48%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.77%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (3.51%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.37%), FMR LLC (1.37%) and Mirae Asset Global Investments Co. Ltd. (1.19%). 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 Advisors Asset Management Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, SG Americas Securities LLC, FMR LLC, Sirios Capital Management L P, GSA Capital Partners LLP, Credit Suisse AG and JPMorgan Chase & Co.. 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 Mirae Asset Global Investments Co. Ltd., BlackRock Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, North Star Investment Management Corp., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Schroder Investment Management Group, MetLife Investment Advisors LLC and WBI Investments Inc.. 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 $12.71.

How big of a company is Consolidated Communications?

Consolidated Communications has a market capitalization of $929.82 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.

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:  187 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  307 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  494
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 11/15/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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