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: Telecom Services - Domestic
  • Sub-Industry: Integrated Telecommunication Services
  • Symbol: NYSE:CBB
  • CUSIP: 17187110
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $726.81 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 42,134,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $17.76
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $19.99
  • 52 Week Range: $16.05 - $25.65
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 5.00
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 75.00
  • P/E Growth: -0.39
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $1.18 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.62
  • Book Value: ($6.09) per share
  • Price / Book: -2.83
  • EBIDTA: $281.9 million
  • Net Margins: 11.43%
  • Return on Equity: -4.95%
  • Return on Assets: 1.28%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: -3.47%
  • Current Ratio: 0.89%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.82%
  • Average Volume: 314,405 shs.
  • Beta: 1.77
  • Short Ratio: 3.96

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?

Cincinnati Bell's stock reverse split on the morning of 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 closing bell 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) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May, 9th. The company reported ($0.01) earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.59 by $0.60. The firm had revenue of $278 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $291.68 million. Cincinnati Bell had a net margin of 11.43% and a negative return on equity of 4.95%. The firm's revenue was down 3.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.02 EPS. View Cincinnati Bell's Earnings History.

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

5 brokerages have issued twelve-month price objectives for Cincinnati Bell's shares. Their forecasts range from $16.25 to $25.00. On average, they anticipate Cincinnati Bell's share price to reach $20.63 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Cincinnati Bell.

Who are some of Cincinnati Bell's key competitors?

Who owns Cincinnati Bell stock?

Cincinnati Bell's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (14.88%), Vanguard Group Inc. (13.06%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.64%), FMR LLC (3.38%), State Street Corp (2.55%) and Jericho Capital Asset Management L.P. (1.76%). 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 AQR Capital Management LLC, Vanguard Group Inc., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Citadel Advisors LLC, Stifel Financial Corp, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Credit Suisse AG and Alliancebernstein L.P.. Company insiders that have sold Cincinnati Bell stock in the last year include Christopher J Wilson and Theodore H Torbeck. View Insider Buying and Selling for Cincinnati Bell.

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

Cincinnati Bell's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., State Street Corp, Jericho Capital Asset Management L.P., FMR LLC, Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc., First Trust Advisors LP, Nationwide Fund Advisors and Jane Street Group LLC. 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.

How much does a share of Cincinnati Bell stock cost?

One share of Cincinnati Bell stock can currently be purchased for approximately $17.25.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Cincinnati Bell (NYSE:CBB) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Sell Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 1.80)
Consensus Price Target: $20.63 (19.57% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Cincinnati Bell (NYSE:CBB)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
12/6/2016Raymond James Financial, Inc.Reiterated RatingMarket Perform -> UnderperformN/AView Rating Details
12/6/2016Citigroup IncDowngradeMarket Perform -> UnderperformN/AView Rating Details
11/23/2016Drexel HamiltonInitiated CoverageBuy$25.00N/AView Rating Details
10/6/2016GabelliUpgradeHold -> BuyN/AView Rating Details
8/3/2016Bank of America CorpSet Price TargetSell$16.25N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/23/2015 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
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: $1.37 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.23 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: 1.00%
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 logoETFs with exposure to Cincinnati Bell, Inc. : May 12, 2017 - May 12 at 4:44 PM logoCincinnati Bell, Inc. :CBB-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 11, 2017 - May 11 at 4:46 PM logoZacks: Analysts Expect Cincinnati Bell Inc. (CBB) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $299.52 Million - May 10 at 10:30 AM logoCincinnati Bell (CBB) Reports Narrower-than-Expected Q1 Loss - May 10 at 8:21 AM logoEdited Transcript of CBB earnings conference call or presentation 9-May-17 2:00pm GMT - May 10 at 8:20 AM logoEARNINGS SUMMARY: Details of Cincinnati Bell Inc. Q1 Earnings Report - May 9 at 9:21 PM logoCincinnati Bell Inc. (CBB) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results - May 9 at 1:18 PM logoCincinnati Bell misses 1Q revenue forecasts - May 9 at 9:41 AM logoCincinnati Bell Reports First Quarter 2017 Results - May 9 at 8:21 AM logo$0.01 Earnings Per Share Expected for Cincinnati Bell Inc. (CBB) This Quarter - May 8 at 4:16 PM logoWhat Lies Ahead for Cincinnati Bell (CBB) in Q1 Earnings? - May 5 at 4:22 PM logoSomewhat Critical News Coverage Very Likely to Affect Cincinnati Bell (CBB) Share Price - May 2 at 5:02 PM logoSmart Cincy Summit: 11 ways to become a smarter city - May 1 at 4:08 PM logoCincinnati Bell (CBB) Receives News Sentiment Rating of 0.12 - April 29 at 5:27 PM logoCincinnati Bell, Inc. – Value Analysis (NYSE:CBB) : April 27, 2017 - April 27 at 9:37 PM logoCincinnati Bell, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : CBB-US : April 26, 2017 - April 26 at 3:08 PM logoCincinnati Bell (CBB) Earns Media Impact Rating of 0.31 - April 25 at 3:56 PM logoCincinnati Bell (CBB) Given Daily Coverage Optimism Score of -0.12 - April 21 at 12:58 PM logoCincinnati Bell Inc. (CBB) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.01 Per Share - April 17 at 4:28 PM logoCincinnati Bell (CBB) Receiving Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Study Finds - April 14 at 4:18 PM logoCincinnati Bell Business, CBTS partner with VeloCloud on SD-WAN Offering - April 12 at 4:10 PM logoCincinnati Bell Inc. Announces First Quarter 2017 Earnings Release Date - April 12 at 4:10 PM logoAs Cincinnati Bell-led panel tries to boost streetcar, monthly passes unveiled - March 30 at 4:36 PM logoFY2019 Earnings Estimate for Cincinnati Bell Inc. (CBB) Issued By Gabelli - March 23 at 1:38 PM logoFY2021 Earnings Estimate for Cincinnati Bell Inc. Issued By Gabelli (CBB) - March 22 at 12:49 PM logoCincinnati Bell (CBB) Down 6.3% Since Earnings Report: Can It Rebound? - March 21 at 9:29 AM logoCincinnati Bell Inc. (CBB) CFO Purchases $18,770.00 in Stock - March 9 at 1:27 AM logoCincinnati Bell (CBB) Presents At Morgan Stanley 2017 Technology, Media & Telecom Conference - March 3 at 8:35 PM logoCincinnati Bell (CBB) Names Leigh Fox as CEO - - - March 3 at 3:34 PM logoCincinnati Bell Names a New CEO - March 3 at 3:34 PM logo4:21 pm Cincinnati Bell appoints COO Leigh R. Fox as President and CEO effective May 31, succeeding Ted Torbeck - March 2 at 9:24 PM logoCINCINNATI BELL INC Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Regulation FD Disclosure, Financia - March 2 at 9:24 PM logoCincinnati Bell CEO exits - March 2 at 9:24 PM logoCincinnati Bell CEO retiring; Fox named to take over - March 2 at 5:28 PM logoCincinnati Bell (CBB) Presents At JP Morgan 2017 Global High Yield Leveraged Finance Conference 2017 - Slideshow - March 2 at 4:23 PM logoCINCINNATI BELL INC Financials - March 2 at 4:23 PM logoTed Torbeck to Retire, Leigh Fox Named CEO at Cincinnati Bell Inc. - March 2 at 4:23 PM logoCINCINNATI BELL INC Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure, Financial Statements and Exhibits - February 28 at 9:16 AM logoCINCINNATI BELL INC Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report - February 24 at 12:40 PM logoCBTS Introduces Disaster Recovery-as-a-Service - February 23 at 4:08 PM logoCincinnati Bell pushes Michigan expansion with SunTel purchase - Seeking Alpha - February 22 at 9:18 PM logoCyrusOne CEO: Data industry booming, Cincinnati could be a hub - February 21 at 2:00 PM logoCincinnati Bell pushes Michigan expansion with SunTel purchase - February 21 at 1:03 PM logoCincinnati Bell Issues FY17 Outlook - Quick Facts - February 16 at 8:59 AM logoQ4 2016 Cincinnati Bell Inc Earnings Release - Before Market Open - February 16 at 8:59 AM logoCincinnati Bell Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Results - February 16 at 8:59 AM logoCINCINNATI BELL INC Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Regulation FD Disclosure, Fina - February 16 at 8:59 AM logoCincinnati Bell (CBB) Lags Q4 Earnings and Revenue Estimate - February 16 at 8:59 AM logoCincinnati Bell (CBB) Misses Q4 Earnings, Revenue Estimates - February 16 at 8:59 AM logoEdited Transcript of CBB earnings conference call or presentation 15-Feb-17 3:00pm GMT - February 16 at 8:59 AM



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