About Shentel (NASDAQ:SHEN)
Shenandoah Telecommunications Company, through its subsidiaries, provides regulated and unregulated telecommunications services to customers and other telecommunications providers in central and western Virginia, south-central Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Maryland, North Carolina, Kentucky, Tennessee, and Ohio. It offers integrated voice, video, and data communications services. The company operates in three segments: Wireless, Cable, and Wireline. The Wireless segment provides digital wireless mobile services; and wireless mobility communications network products and services. As of December 31, 2017, it owned 192 cell site towers built on leased land and owned land; and leases space on towers to third party wireless service providers. The Cable segment offers video, Internet, and voice services in Virginia, West Virginia, and western Maryland; and leases fiber optic facilities. The Wireline segment provides regulated and unregulated voice services, DSL Internet access, and long distance access services in Shenandoah County, as well as portions of Rockingham, Frederick, Warren, and Augusta counties in Virginia; video services in portions of Shenandoah County; and leases fiber optic facilities in the northern Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, northern Virginia, and adjacent areas along the Interstate 81 corridor. The company offers its products and services under the Sprint and Shentel brands. Shenandoah Telecommunications Company was founded in 1902 and is headquartered in Edinburg, Virginia.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry Telephone communication, except radio
Sub-IndustryWireless Telecommunication Services
Trailing P/E Ratio149.62
Forward P/E Ratio72.04
Sales & Book Value
Annual Sales$611.99 million
Price / Sales3.15
Cash Flow$3.9694 per share
Price / Cash9.80
Book Value$7.11 per share
Price / Book5.47
EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.26
Net Income$66.39 million
Return on Equity4.16%
Return on Assets0.90%
Shentel (NASDAQ:SHEN) Frequently Asked Questions
What is Shentel's stock symbol?
Shentel trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "SHEN."
How often does Shentel pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Shentel?
Shentel announced an annual dividend on Thursday, October 26th. Shareholders of record on Friday, November 3rd will be paid a dividend of $0.26 per share on Friday, December 1st. This represents a yield of 0.65%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 2nd. This is a positive change from Shentel's previous annual dividend of $0.25. View Shentel's Dividend History.
How were Shentel's earnings last quarter?
Shentel (NASDAQ:SHEN) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, March, 15th. The utilities provider reported $0.14 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.05 by $0.09. The utilities provider had revenue of $151.62 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $154.19 million. Shentel had a net margin of 10.87% and a return on equity of 4.16%. View Shentel's Earnings History.
When is Shentel's next earnings date?
What price target have analysts set for SHEN?
1 analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Shentel's stock. Their forecasts range from $50.00 to $50.00. On average, they anticipate Shentel's stock price to reach $50.00 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Shentel.
Who are some of Shentel's key competitors?
Some companies that are related to Shentel include Telephone & Data Systems (TDS), DeNA (DNACF), Vonage (VG), TalkTalk Telecom Group (TKTCY), GTT Communications (GTT), Atlantic Tele-Network (ATNI), Spirent (SPMYY), Liberty Media (BATRK), Consolidated Communications (CNSL), Frontier Communications (FTR), Cincinnati Bell (CBB), Atento (ATTO), pdvWireless (PDVW), Windstream (WIN), IDT (IDT), Magicjack Vocaltec (CALL), Fusion Telecommunications International (FSNN) and Alaska Communications (ALSK).
Who are Shentel's key executives?
Shentel's management team includes the folowing people:
- Mr. Christopher E. French, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 60)
- Mr. Earle A. MacKenzie, Exec. VP & COO (Age 65)
- Mr. Raymond B. Ostroski, VP of Legal, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 63)
- Mr. William L. Pirtle, Sr. VP of Wireless (Age 58)
- Mr. James F. Woodward C.P.A., Sr. VP of Fin. & CFO (Age 58)
Has Shentel been receiving favorable news coverage?
News coverage about SHEN stock has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Shentel earned a news sentiment score of 0.07 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news articles about the utilities provider an impact score of 45.59 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future.
How do I buy shares of Shentel?
Shares of SHEN 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 Shentel's stock price today?
One share of SHEN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $38.90.
How big of a company is Shentel?
Shentel has a market capitalization of $1.93 billion and generates $611.99 million in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $66.39 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.26 on an earnings per share basis. Shentel employs 1,066 workers across the globe.
How can I contact Shentel?
Shentel's mailing address is 500 SHENTEL WAY, EDINBURG VA, 22824. The utilities provider can be reached via phone at 540-984-4141 or via email at [email protected]
MarketBeat Community Rating for Shentel (SHEN)MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Shentel and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe SHEN will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe SHEN will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
Shentel (NASDAQ:SHEN) Dividend Information
Shentel pays an annual dividend of $0.26 per share, with a dividend yield of 0.67%. SHEN's most recent annual dividend payment was Friday, December 1. Shentel pays out 100.00% of its earnings out as a dividend.
|Most Recent Dividend:||12/1/2017|
|Payout Ratio:||100.00% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings) |
48.15% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
32.50% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Shentel (NASDAQ:SHEN) Dividend History by Quarter
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Announced||Period||Amount||Yield||Ex-Dividend Date||Record Date||Payable Date|
Shentel (NASDAQ SHEN) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History
Insider Ownership Percentage: 6.84%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 48.98%
Shentel (NASDAQ SHEN) Insider Trading History
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Transaction Date||Insider Name||Title||Buy/Sell||Number of Shares||Average Share Price||Total Transaction||Shares Held After Transaction||Details|
|3/29/2018||Edward H Mckay||SVP||Sell||10,000||$36.31||$363,100.00||50,616|| |
|3/29/2018||Ken L Burch||Director||Sell||1,000||$36.30||$36,300.00||441,315|| |
|3/21/2018||Leigh Ann Schultz||Director||Sell||70||$39.42||$2,759.40||2,687|| |
|3/19/2018||Raymond B Ostroski||VP||Sell||10,000||$36.77||$367,700.00||42,314|| |
|9/25/2017||Earle A Mackenzie||Insider||Sell||46,000||$38.93||$1,790,780.00||118,047|| |
|8/15/2017||Ken L Burch||Director||Buy||35||$35.50||$1,242.50||440,677|| |
|6/2/2017||Raymond B Ostroski||VP||Sell||3,000||$31.75||$95,250.00||21,621|| |
|12/21/2016||Adele M Skolits||VP||Sell||1,000||$28.00||$28,000.00||57,572|| |
|8/9/2016||Leigh Ann Schultz||Director||Buy||106||$31.39||$3,327.34||68|| |
|6/27/2016||James E Zerkel II||Director||Sell||1,500||$36.46||$54,690.00||55,645|| |
|6/23/2016||Douglas C Arthur||Director||Sell||9,000||$36.02||$324,180.00||25,679|| |
|6/22/2016||Thomas A Whitaker||SVP||Sell||3,000||$36.00||$108,000.00||19,824|| |
|5/10/2016||Raymond B Ostroski||VP||Sell||2,000||$30.32||$60,640.00||10,906|| |
|3/29/2016||Earle A Mackenzie||EVP||Sell||49,890||$25.70||$1,282,173.00||97,916|| |
|9/23/2015||Adele M. Skolits||VP||Sell||2,500||$43.27||$108,175.00||22,545|| |
|8/31/2015||Adele M Skolits||VP||Sell||2,500||$39.22||$98,050.00||25,045|| |
|3/19/2014||Earle Mackenzie||EVP||Sell||18,000||$32.06||$577,080.00||48,659|| |
|11/7/2013||Earle A Mackenzie||EVP||Sell||25,000||$26.43||$660,750.00|| |
|9/18/2013||William L Pirtle||VP||Sell||2,000||$18.95||$37,900.00|| |
Shentel (NASDAQ SHEN) News Headlines
|Shenandoah Telecommunications Company to Hold its First Quarter 2018 Earnings ...|
globenewswire.com - April 20 at 10:08 AM
| Analysts Expect Shentel (SHEN) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $152.69 Million|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 20 at 4:00 AM
|Shenandoah Telecommunications Company to Hold its First Quarter 2018 Earnings Call at 10 a.m. on Thursday, May 3, 2018|
finance.yahoo.com - April 19 at 4:17 PM
|Shentel (SHEN) Cut to "Hold" at Zacks Investment Research|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 19 at 2:58 PM
|Contrasting Shentel (SHEN) & Its Rivals|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 18 at 5:17 PM
| Brokerages Expect Shentel (SHEN) Will Announce Earnings of $0.10 Per Share|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 18 at 11:14 AM
|Zacks Investment Research Lowers Shentel (SHEN) to Sell|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 12 at 7:57 PM
|Shentel (SHEN) Upgraded to Buy by BidaskClub|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 12 at 5:45 PM
|Shentel (SHEN) & Nippon Telegraph and Telephone (NTTYY) Head to Head Analysis|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 12 at 9:09 AM
|Telefonica (VIV) Aims to Expand in 20 New Brazilian Cities|
finance.yahoo.com - April 11 at 4:07 PM
|Shentel (SHEN) Upgraded to "Hold" by ValuEngine|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 11 at 3:58 PM
|Shentel (SHEN) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by BWS Financial|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 11 at 10:25 AM
|TELUS (TU) Launches Boost Wi-Fi to Improve Home Coverage|
finance.yahoo.com - April 6 at 4:16 PM
|5 Utilities to Shelter Your Portfolio From Trade War Fears|
finance.yahoo.com - April 6 at 10:33 AM
|Should You Buy Shenandoah Telecommunications Company (NASDAQ:SHEN) At $34.25?|
finance.yahoo.com - April 4 at 5:30 PM
|$154.07 Million in Sales Expected for Shentel (SHEN) This Quarter|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 3 at 3:57 AM
|Shentel (SHEN) Upgraded to "Buy" by ValuEngine|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 3 at 12:30 AM
|Zacks: Brokerages Anticipate Shentel (SHEN) Will Post Earnings of $0.08 Per Share|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 1 at 9:14 AM
|Shentel (SHEN) Director Ken L. Burch Sells 1,000 Shares|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 29 at 11:08 PM
|Shentel (SHEN) SVP Sells $363,100.00 in Stock|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 29 at 10:30 PM
|Reviewing Shenandoah Telecommunications (SHEN) and The Competition|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 28 at 5:26 PM
|Head-To-Head Survey: Shenandoah Telecommunications (SHEN) versus Its Peers|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 26 at 7:53 AM
|Contrasting Shenandoah Telecommunications (SHEN) and The Competition|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 24 at 5:08 AM
|Shenandoah Telecommunications (SHEN) Rating Increased to Strong-Buy at Zacks Investment Research|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 22 at 6:56 PM
|Head to Head Analysis: Shenandoah Telecommunications (SHEN) & Its Competitors|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 22 at 5:26 PM
|Shenandoah Telecommunications (SHEN) Raised to Buy at BidaskClub|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 22 at 9:49 AM
|Financial Survey: Shenandoah Telecommunications (SHEN) vs. The Competition|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 21 at 3:24 PM
|Shenandoah Telecommunications (SHEN) VP Sells $367,700.00 in Stock|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 20 at 1:23 PM
|Head-To-Head Analysis: Shenandoah Telecommunications (SHEN) versus Its Rivals|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 20 at 12:06 PM
|Edited Transcript of SHEN earnings conference call or presentation 15-Mar-18 1:00pm GMT|
finance.yahoo.com - March 18 at 9:50 AM
|Shenandoah Telecommunications (SHEN) Upgraded to B by TheStreet|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 17 at 12:34 PM
|$156.03 Million in Sales Expected for Shenandoah Telecommunications (SHEN) This Quarter|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 17 at 8:07 AM
|Shenandoah Telecommunications Co 2017 Q4 - Results - Earnings Call Slides|
seekingalpha.com - March 16 at 4:53 PM
|Shenandoah Telecommunications (SHEN) Posts Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.09 EPS|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 15 at 2:18 PM
|Zacks: Brokerages Expect Shenandoah Telecommunications (SHEN) Will Announce Earnings of $0.05 Per Share|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 15 at 1:33 PM
|Shenandoah Telecommunications Company Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2017 Results|
finance.yahoo.com - March 15 at 9:52 AM
|Shenandoah Telecom posts 4Q profit|
finance.yahoo.com - March 15 at 9:52 AM
|Shenandoah Telecommunications (SHEN) Rating Increased to Hold at BidaskClub|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 10 at 11:00 PM
|Shenandoah Telecommunications (SHEN) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Thursday|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 9 at 11:48 PM
|Shenandoah Telecommunications Company to Hold its Fourth Quarter 2017 Earnings Call at 9 a.m. on Thursday, March 15, 2018|
finance.yahoo.com - March 8 at 4:47 PM
|The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company Buys 12,436 Shares of Shenandoah Telecommunications (SHEN)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 6 at 3:14 PM
|$154.19 Million in Sales Expected for Shenandoah Telecommunications (SHEN) This Quarter|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 28 at 1:48 PM
|Zacks: Analysts Expect Shenandoah Telecommunications (SHEN) Will Announce Earnings of $0.04 Per Share|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 26 at 10:48 AM
|Standard Life Aberdeen plc Sells 559,305 Shares of Shenandoah Telecommunications (SHEN)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 25 at 1:32 PM
| Analysts Expect Shenandoah Telecommunications (SHEN) to Announce $0.04 EPS|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 9 at 3:48 PM
|Blog Exposure - Shenandoah Telecommunications Reports Expansion of Affiliate Partnership with Sprint, Set to Expand its Affiliate Service Territory|
finance.yahoo.com - February 7 at 8:54 AM
|Is Shenandoah Telecommunications Company (NASDAQ:SHEN) A Financially Sound Company?|
finance.yahoo.com - February 5 at 4:41 PM
|Shenandoah Telecommunications (SHEN) Raised to Sell at BidaskClub|
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 28 at 7:22 AM
|Shenandoah Telecommunications (SHEN) Rating Lowered to Sell at Zacks Investment Research|
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 27 at 11:58 AM
|FY2017 EPS Estimates for Shenandoah Telecommunications Cut by BWS Financial (SHEN)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 26 at 6:30 AM
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