NASDAQ:CNSL - Consolidated Communications Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $10.48 +0.10 (+0.96 %) (As of 03/26/2019 01:19 PM ET)Previous Close$10.38Today's Range$10.44 - $10.6252-Week Range$8.51 - $14.23Volume18,748 shsAverage Volume1.05 million shsMarket Capitalization$754.56 millionP/E Ratio-24.94Dividend Yield15.19%Beta1.07 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst 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 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 CIK1304421 Webwww.consolidated.com Phone217-235-3311Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio5.54 Current Ratio0.70 Quick Ratio0.70Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio-24.94 Forward P/E Ratio-26.20 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$1.40 billion Price / Sales0.54 Cash Flow$5.8876 per share Price / Cash Flow1.78 Book Value$5.83 per share Price / Book1.80Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)($0.42) Net Income$-50,830,000.00 Net Margins-3.63% Return on Equity-5.80% Return on Assets-0.79%Miscellaneous Employees3,600 Outstanding Shares72,000,000Market Cap$754.56 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, February 20th. Investors 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 yield of 14.79%. 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) announced its earnings results on Thursday, February, 21st. The utilities provider reported ($0.10) EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.11) by $0.01. The utilities provider earned $344.80 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $340.90 million. Consolidated Communications had a negative net margin of 3.63% and a negative return on equity of 5.80%. The company's revenue was down 3.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company 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 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Consolidated Communications' shares. Their predictions range from $11.25 to $11.25. On average, they anticipate Consolidated Communications' share price to reach $11.25 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 7.3% 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? Press coverage about CNSL stock has trended somewhat negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Consolidated Communications earned a coverage optimism score of -1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the utilities provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days. 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 currently 9.7 days. Approximately 19.6% of the shares of the 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 Rostelecom OJSC (ROSYY), Telecom Argentina (TEO), Vonage (VG), DeNA (DNACF), Shenandoah Telecommunications (SHEN), GTT Communications (GTT), CHORUS LTD/S (CHRYY), TALKTALK TELECO/ADR (TKTCY), SMARTONE TELECO/S (STTFY), Liberty Braves Group Series C (BATRK), ATN International (ATNI), pdvWireless (PDVW), Cincinnati Bell (CBB), LICT (LICT) and Hong Kong Television Network (HKTVY). 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 OperationsTom White, Chief Technology Officer Who are Consolidated Communications' major shareholders? Consolidated Communications' stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders 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 $10.48. How big of a company is Consolidated Communications? Consolidated Communications has a market capitalization of $754.56 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 ()Outperform Votes: 210 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 331 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 541MarketBeat'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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