Cincinnati Bell Company Profile (NYSE:CBB)

About Cincinnati Bell (NYSE:CBB)

Cincinnati Bell logoCincinnati Bell Inc., along with its subsidiaries, provides diversified telecommunications and technology services. The Company operates through two segments: Entertainment and Communications, and IT Services and Hardware. Through its Entertainment and Communications segment, the Company provides high-speed data, video and voice solutions to consumers and businesses over fiber network and a legacy copper network. The IT Services and Hardware segments operates through its subsidiary, Cincinnati Bell Technology Solutions Inc. (CBTS), which is engaged in the sale and service of end-to-end communications and information technology (IT) systems and solutions for business customers across the United States. The Company has interest in CyrusOne Inc., which operates carrier-neutral data center colocation business.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Utilities
  • Industry: Integrated Telecommunications Services
  • Sub-Industry: Integrated Telecommunication Services
  • Symbol: NYSE:CBB
  • CUSIP: 17187110
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $837.18 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 42,175,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $20.49
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $18.70
  • 52 Week Range: $16.05 - $24.45
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 11.98
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 98.00
  • P/E Growth: 4.87
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $1.17 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.71
  • Book Value: ($6.01) per share
  • Price / Book: -3.26
  • EBIDTA: $282.9 million
  • Net Margins: 6.84%
  • Return on Equity: -3.87%
  • Return on Assets: 0.70%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: -4.40%
  • Current Ratio: 1.04%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.95%
  • Average Volume: 449,925 shs.
  • Beta: 1.59
  • Short Ratio: 6.81

Frequently Asked Questions for Cincinnati Bell (NYSE:CBB)

What is Cincinnati Bell's stock symbol?

Cincinnati Bell trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "CBB."

When did Cincinnati Bell's stock split? How did Cincinnati Bell's stock split work?

Shares of Cincinnati Bell reverse split on Wednesday, October 5th 2016. The 1-5 reverse split was announced on Tuesday, August 2nd 2016. The number of shares owned by shareholders was adjusted after the market closes on Tuesday, October 4th 2016. An investor that had 100 shares of Cincinnati Bell stock prior to the reverse split would have 20 shares after the split.

How were Cincinnati Bell's earnings last quarter?

Cincinnati Bell Inc (NYSE:CBB) posted its quarterly earnings results on Friday, August, 4th. The company reported $0.07 EPS for the quarter, hitting analysts' consensus estimates of $0.07. The business had revenue of $294 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $284.28 million. Cincinnati Bell had a negative return on equity of 3.87% and a net margin of 6.84%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 1.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.04 earnings per share. View Cincinnati Bell's Earnings History.

When will Cincinnati Bell make its next earnings announcement?

Cincinnati Bell is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November, 1st 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Cincinnati Bell.

Where is Cincinnati Bell's stock going? Where will Cincinnati Bell's stock price be in 2017?

5 analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Cincinnati Bell's stock. Their forecasts range from $22.00 to $25.00. On average, they anticipate Cincinnati Bell's share price to reach $23.50 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Cincinnati Bell.

Who are some of Cincinnati Bell's key competitors?

Who are Cincinnati Bell's key executives?

Cincinnati Bell's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Leigh R. Fox, President, Chief Executive Officer
  • Andrew R. Kaiser, Chief Financial Officer
  • Thomas E. Simpson, Chief Operating Officer
  • Christopher J. Wilson, Vice President, General Counsel
  • Joshua T. Duckworth, Vice President - Investor Relations, Controller
  • Theodore H. Torbeck, Director
  • Phillip R. Cox, Independent Director
  • John W. Eck, Independent Director
  • Jakki L. Haussler, Independent Director
  • Craig F. Maier, Independent Director

Who owns Cincinnati Bell stock?

Cincinnati Bell's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (14.90%), Vanguard Group Inc. (12.79%), GAMCO INVESTORS, INC. ET AL (11.90%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.79%), State Street Corp (2.65%) and FMR LLC (2.54%). Company insiders that own Cincinnati Bell stock include Andrew R Kaiser, Christopher J Wilson, Leigh R Fox, Phillip R Cox and Theodore H Torbeck. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Cincinnati Bell.

Who sold Cincinnati Bell stock? Who is selling Cincinnati Bell stock?

Cincinnati Bell's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Stifel Financial Corp, Vanguard Group Inc., GSA Capital Partners LLP, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Strs Ohio, Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership and California Public Employees Retirement System. View Insider Buying and Selling for Cincinnati Bell.

Who bought Cincinnati Bell stock? Who is buying Cincinnati Bell stock?

Cincinnati Bell's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including William Blair Investment Management LLC, Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc., Eii Capital Management Inc., Fondren Management LP, Numeric Investors LLC, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, Piermont Capital Management Inc. and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. Company insiders that have bought Cincinnati Bell stock in the last two years include Andrew R Kaiser, Leigh R Fox and Theodore H Torbeck. View Insider Buying and Selling for Cincinnati Bell.

How do I buy Cincinnati Bell stock?

Shares of Cincinnati Bell can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Cincinnati Bell's stock price today?

One share of Cincinnati Bell stock can currently be purchased for approximately $19.60.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Cincinnati Bell (NYSE CBB)
Community Ranking:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  86 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  144 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  230
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Cincinnati Bell and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Cincinnati Bell (NYSE:CBB) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 2 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 1.80)
Consensus Price Target: $23.50 (19.90% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Cincinnati Bell (NYSE:CBB)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
8/8/2017GabelliDowngradeBuy -> HoldLowView Rating Details
6/14/2017Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqual Weight$25.00 -> $22.00MediumView Rating Details
12/6/2016Raymond James Financial, Inc.Reiterated RatingMarket Perform -> UnderperformN/AView Rating Details
12/6/2016Citigroup Inc.DowngradeMarket Perform -> UnderperformN/AView Rating Details
11/23/2016Drexel HamiltonInitiated CoverageBuy$25.00N/AView Rating Details
8/3/2016Bank of America CorporationSet Price TargetSell$16.25N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/22/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Cincinnati Bell (NYSE:CBB)
Earnings by Quarter for Cincinnati Bell (NYSE:CBB)
Earnings History by Quarter for Cincinnati Bell (NYSE CBB)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/31/2017N/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2017Q2 2017$0.07$0.07$284.28 million$294.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/9/2017Q1 2017$0.59($0.01)$291.68 million$278.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/15/2017Q416$0.02$0.01$304.02 million$285.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/2/2016Q316$0.05$0.05$300.03 million$312.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2016Q216$0.01$0.01$295.79 million$299.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/5/2016Q116$0.03$0.01$295.04 million$289.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/18/2016Q415$0.03$0.02$286.39 million$289.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/4/2015Q315$0.03$0.03$281.11 million$299.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/30/2015Q215($0.02)$0.01$279.87 million$286.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/7/2015Q115($0.06)$0.22$280.98 million$293.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/19/2015Q414($0.07)($0.10)$288.60 million$308.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/5/2014Q314($0.04)($0.03)$300.40 million$328.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/7/2014Q214$0.02$0.53$304.90 million$319.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/8/2014Q114$0.02$0.02$303.86 million$322.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/20/2014Q413($0.02)($0.15)$306.00 million$308.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/7/2013Q313($0.01)$0.03$304.99 million$310.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/8/2013Q2 2013$0.02($0.01)$304.26 million$312.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/9/2013Q1 2013($0.02)($0.19)$305.75 million$325.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/27/2013Q4 2012$0.05($0.06)$367.72 million$375.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/29/2012Q312$0.05$0.01$369.67 million$368.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/8/2012$0.06$0.07ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/3/2012$0.06$0.05ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/9/2012$0.06$0.03ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/3/2011$0.07$0.07ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2011$0.07$0.05ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2011$0.06$0.08ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/15/2011$0.07$0.03ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Cincinnati Bell (NYSE:CBB)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.36 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.2 EPS


Dividend History for Cincinnati Bell (NYSE:CBB)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Cincinnati Bell (NYSE:CBB)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.40%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 85.21%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Cincinnati Bell (NYSE:CBB)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Cincinnati Bell (NYSE:CBB)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Cincinnati Bell (NYSE:CBB)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
3/16/2017Andrew R KaiserCFOBuy1,000$19.10$19,100.00View SEC Filing  
3/6/2017Andrew R KaiserCFOBuy1,000$18.77$18,770.00View SEC Filing  
3/6/2017Leigh R FoxCOOBuy500$18.84$9,420.00View SEC Filing  
1/3/2017Theodore H TorbeckCEOSell40,000$23.68$947,200.00View SEC Filing  
8/8/2016Christopher J WilsonVPSell30,000$3.70$111,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/22/2016Leigh R FoxCFOBuy3,212$3.07$9,860.84View SEC Filing  
2/22/2016Theodore H TorbeckCEOBuy33,033$3.05$100,750.65View SEC Filing  
11/9/2015Phillip R CoxDirectorSell60,525$3.72$225,153.00View SEC Filing  
8/17/2015Christopher J WilsonVPSell73,993$3.93$290,792.49View SEC Filing  
12/12/2014Christopher J WilsonVPBuy15,000$3.07$46,050.00View SEC Filing  
11/7/2014Leigh R FoxCFOBuy2,993$3.34$9,996.62View SEC Filing  
11/7/2014Theodore H TorbeckCEOBuy28,700$3.39$97,293.00View SEC Filing  
6/4/2014Christopher J WilsonVPSell30,907$3.80$117,446.60View SEC Filing  
6/2/2014Leigh R FoxCFOBuy12,282$3.90$47,899.80View SEC Filing  
12/11/2013Leigh FoxCFOBuy3,000$3.30$9,900.00View SEC Filing  
8/12/2013Christopher WilsonVPSell72,375$3.26$235,942.50View SEC Filing  
3/15/2013Theodore H TorbeckCEOBuy100,000$3.33$333,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/14/2013Kurt FreybergerCFOBuy15,000$3.33$49,950.00View SEC Filing  
11/13/2012John F CassidyCEOSell199,857$5.12$1,023,267.84View SEC Filing  
11/12/2012John F CassidyCEOSell188,941$5.14$971,156.74View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Cincinnati Bell (NYSE:CBB)
Latest Headlines for Cincinnati Bell (NYSE:CBB)
DateHeadline logoCincinnati Bell Announced Offering of $350M of Senior Notes Due 2025 - September 21 at 12:22 PM logoComparing Cincinnati Bell (CBB) & The Competition - September 19 at 10:55 AM logo$292.60 Million in Sales Expected for Cincinnati Bell Inc (CBB) This Quarter - September 19 at 9:28 AM logo$0.02 Earnings Per Share Expected for Cincinnati Bell Inc (CBB) This Quarter - September 17 at 6:14 AM logoCincinnati Bell Inc (CBB) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages - September 13 at 5:06 AM logoCincinnati Bell, Inc. – Value Analysis (NYSE:CBB) : September 12, 2017 - September 12 at 10:36 PM logoCincinnati Bell, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : CBB-US : September 11, 2017 - September 11 at 5:36 PM logoHere's Why You Should Offload Cincinnati Bell Stock for Now - September 8 at 10:24 PM logoHere's Why You Should Offload Cincinnati Bell Stock for Now - September 8 at 5:22 PM logoWhy Is Cincinnati Bell (CBB) Down 1.8% Since the Last Earnings Report? - September 6 at 5:02 PM logoCincinnati Bell Inc (CBB) Upgraded to Hold at ValuEngine - September 3 at 7:44 PM logoCincinnati Bell Inc (CBB) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $296.08 Million - August 31 at 3:08 AM logo$0.06 Earnings Per Share Expected for Cincinnati Bell Inc (CBB) This Quarter - August 29 at 6:16 PM logoCritical Review: Cincinnati Bell (CBB) & BCE (BCE) - August 21 at 4:24 PM logoCincinnati Bell (CBB) versus CenturyLink (CTL) Critical Comparison - August 20 at 12:20 AM logoBidaskClub Downgrades Cincinnati Bell Inc (CBB) to Hold - August 19 at 7:46 PM logoCincinnati Bell Inc (CBB) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Analysts - August 19 at 4:56 AM logoComparing PLDT (PHI) & Cincinnati Bell (CBB) - August 14 at 6:12 PM logoSee what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Cincinnati Bell Inc. - August 10 at 3:15 AM logo[$$] Can Cincinnati Bell Keep Ringing Up Gains? - August 9 at 5:08 PM logoGabelli Analysts Raise Earnings Estimates for Cincinnati Bell Inc (NYSE:CBB) - August 9 at 2:32 PM logoCincinnati Bell Inc. -- Moody's assigns Ba3 rating to Cincinnati Bell's new credit facility - August 8 at 9:46 PM logoCincinnati Bell, Inc. :CBB-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : August 8, 2017 - August 8 at 4:42 PM logoCincinnati Bell Inc (NYSE:CBB) Downgraded to Hold at Gabelli - August 8 at 10:06 AM logoCincinnati Bell (CBB) Q2 Earnings Lag Estimates, Sales Beat - August 7 at 5:26 PM logoEdited Transcript of CBB earnings conference call or presentation 4-Aug-17 2:00pm GMT - August 6 at 2:29 AM logoCincinnati Bell Inc. Q2 Earnings Advance 36% - August 4 at 10:14 PM logoCincinnati Bell Inc (NYSE:CBB) Posts Earnings Results, Hits Estimates - August 4 at 8:38 PM logoCincinnati Bell Reports Second Quarter 2017 Results - August 4 at 5:13 PM logoInvestor Network: Cincinnati Bell Inc. to Host Earnings Call - August 4 at 5:13 PM logoCincinnati Bell, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : CBB-US : August 4, 2017 - August 4 at 5:13 PM logoCincinnati Bell tops 2Q revenue forecasts - August 4 at 5:13 PM logoCincinnati Bell +13.6% after Q2 beats expectations - August 4 at 10:31 AM logoCincinnati Bell (CBB) Q2 Earnings: What's in the Cards? - August 1 at 5:47 PM logoCincinnati Bell (CBB) Q2 Earnings: What's in the Cards? - August 1 at 5:47 PM logoThe Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: KB Home, PulteGroup, The AES, Eversource Energy and Cincinnati Bell - July 28 at 6:28 PM logoCincinnati Bell Inc (CBB) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Friday - July 28 at 1:04 AM logoFed Leaves Rate Unchanged on Inflation Concerns: 5 Choices - July 27 at 4:22 PM logo Brokerages Expect Cincinnati Bell Inc (CBB) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $289.81 Million - July 26 at 3:45 PM logoCincinnati Bell Inc (NYSE:CBB) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages - July 25 at 10:27 AM logoCincinnati Bell Inc (CBB) Expected to Announce Earnings of $0.09 Per Share - July 24 at 10:37 AM logoCincinnati Bell Inc (NYSE:CBB) Raised to Hold at BidaskClub - July 23 at 6:52 PM logoETFs with exposure to Cincinnati Bell, Inc. : July 21, 2017 - July 21 at 6:36 PM logoSHAREHOLDER ALERT: WeissLaw LLP Investigates the Acquisition of Hawaiian Telcom Holdco, Inc. - July 17 at 5:22 PM logoCincinnati Bell Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2017 Earnings Release Date - July 17 at 5:22 PM logoCincinnati Bell Inc (NYSE:CBB) Cut to "Sell" at BidaskClub - July 16 at 3:28 PM logoTelecom Stock Roundup: Qualcomm - Apple Patent Dispute Intensifies, T-Mobile US Hikes Unlimited Data Price - July 13 at 3:41 PM logoCincinnati Bell, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : CBB-US : July 12, 2017 - July 12 at 5:36 PM logoCincinnati Bell (CBB) Acquires Hawaiian Telecom (HCOM) For $30.75/share - Slideshow - July 11 at 11:02 PM logoCincinnati Bell CEO talks about Hawaiian Telcom merger - July 11 at 11:02 PM



Cincinnati Bell (CBB) Chart for Friday, September, 22, 2017

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