NASDAQ:SHEN - Shenandoah Telecommunications Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$37.60 +0.05 (+0.13 %)
(As of 09/26/2018 08:42 AM ET)
Previous Close$37.55
Today's Range$37.25 - $38.10
52-Week Range$29.92 - $41.80
Volume146,089 shs
Average Volume139,908 shs
Market Capitalization$1.86 billion
P/E Ratio144.62
Dividend Yield0.69%
Shenandoah Telecommunications logoShenandoah 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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

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


Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.71
Current Ratio1.41
Quick Ratio1.36


Trailing P/E Ratio144.62
Forward P/E Ratio65.96
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$611.99 million
Price / Sales3.04
Cash Flow$3.9873 per share
Price / Cash9.43
Book Value$7.11 per share
Price / Book5.29


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.26
Net Income$66.39 million
Net Margins12.60%
Return on Equity6.34%
Return on Assets1.62%


Outstanding Shares49,560,000
Market Cap$1.86 billion

Shenandoah Telecommunications (NASDAQ:SHEN) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Shenandoah Telecommunications' stock symbol?

Shenandoah Telecommunications trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "SHEN."

How often does Shenandoah Telecommunications pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Shenandoah Telecommunications?

Shenandoah Telecommunications announced an annual dividend on Thursday, October 26th. Shareholders of record on Friday, November 3rd will be given a dividend of $0.26 per share on Friday, December 1st. This represents a dividend yield of 0.65%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 2nd. This is an increase from Shenandoah Telecommunications's previous annual dividend of $0.25. View Shenandoah Telecommunications' Dividend History.

How were Shenandoah Telecommunications' earnings last quarter?

Shenandoah Telecommunications (NASDAQ:SHEN) issued its earnings results on Tuesday, August, 7th. The utilities provider reported $0.16 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.10 by $0.06. The utilities provider earned $154.03 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $152.83 million. Shenandoah Telecommunications had a net margin of 12.60% and a return on equity of 6.34%. View Shenandoah Telecommunications' Earnings History.

When is Shenandoah Telecommunications' next earnings date?

Shenandoah Telecommunications is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November, 1st 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Shenandoah Telecommunications.

What price target have analysts set for SHEN?

3 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Shenandoah Telecommunications' shares. Their forecasts range from $46.00 to $50.00. On average, they expect Shenandoah Telecommunications' stock price to reach $48.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 27.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Shenandoah Telecommunications.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Shenandoah Telecommunications?

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

Are investors shorting Shenandoah Telecommunications?

Shenandoah Telecommunications saw a decline in short interest in August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 594,972 shares, a decline of 30.3% from the August 15th total of 853,047 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 170,077 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.5 days. Approximately 1.3% of the shares of the company are sold short. View Shenandoah Telecommunications' Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Shenandoah Telecommunications' key competitors?

Who are Shenandoah Telecommunications' key executives?

Shenandoah Telecommunications' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Christopher E. French, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 60)
  • Mr. James F. Woodward CPA, Sr. VP of Fin. & CFO (Age 58)
  • Mr. Raymond B. Ostroski, VP of Legal, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 63)
  • Mr. William L. Pirtle, Sr. VP of Wireless (Age 58)
  • Mr. Earle A. MacKenzie, Advisor (Age 65)

Who are Shenandoah Telecommunications' major shareholders?

Shenandoah Telecommunications' stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (6.71%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.39%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (2.31%), Standard Life Aberdeen plc (2.16%), Mawer Investment Management Ltd. (2.03%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.47%). Company insiders that own Shenandoah Telecommunications stock include Adele M Skolits, Earle A Mackenzie, Edward H Mckay, Ken L Burch, Leigh Ann Schultz, Raymond B Ostroski and Richard A Baughman. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Shenandoah Telecommunications.

Which major investors are selling Shenandoah Telecommunications stock?

SHEN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Standard Life Aberdeen plc, Teton Advisors Inc., Sit Investment Associates Inc., WINTON GROUP Ltd, California Public Employees Retirement System, Paloma Partners Management Co, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and Zebra Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Shenandoah Telecommunications company stock in the last year include Edward H Mckay, Ken L Burch, Leigh Ann Schultz, Raymond B Ostroski and Richard A Baughman. View Insider Buying and Selling for Shenandoah Telecommunications.

Which major investors are buying Shenandoah Telecommunications stock?

SHEN stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Creative Planning, Millennium Management LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, FMR LLC, Federated Investors Inc. PA, Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. and Nisa Investment Advisors LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Shenandoah Telecommunications.

How do I buy shares of Shenandoah Telecommunications?

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 Shenandoah Telecommunications' stock price today?

One share of SHEN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $37.60.

How big of a company is Shenandoah Telecommunications?

Shenandoah Telecommunications has a market capitalization of $1.86 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. Shenandoah Telecommunications employs 1,066 workers across the globe.

What is Shenandoah Telecommunications' official website?

The official website for Shenandoah Telecommunications is

How can I contact Shenandoah Telecommunications?

Shenandoah Telecommunications' 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 Shenandoah Telecommunications (NASDAQ SHEN)

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  217 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  232 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  449
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Shenandoah Telecommunications 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.
This page was last updated on 9/26/2018 by Staff

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