About Sprint (NYSE:S)
Sprint Corporation (Sprint) is a holding company. The Company, along with its subsidiaries, is a communications company offering a range of wireless and wireline communications products and services that are designed to meet the needs of consumers, businesses, government subscribers and resellers. It operates through two segments: Wireless and Wireline. The Company offers wireless services on a postpaid and prepaid payment basis to retail subscribers and also on a wholesale basis. The Wireline segment provides voice, data and Internet Protocol (IP) communication services to its Wireless segment. The Company offers wireless and wireline services to subscribers in approximately 50 states, Puerto Rico, and the United States Virgin Islands under the Sprint corporate brand, which includes its retail brands of Sprint, Boost Mobile, Virgin Mobile and Assurance Wireless on its wireless networks utilizing various technologies.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry TELECOMM SVCS
Sub-IndustryWireless Telecommunication Services
SectorComputer and Technology
Trailing P/E Ratio2.98267620044047
Forward P/E Ratio2.95
Sales & Book Value
Annual Sales$33.35 billion
Price / Sales0.62
Cash Flow$1.65 per share
Price / Cash3.12
Book Value$4.72 per share
Price / Book1.09
Return on Equity-0.94%
Return on Assets-0.24%
Sprint (NYSE:S) Frequently Asked Questions
What is Sprint's stock symbol?
Sprint trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "S."
How were Sprint's earnings last quarter?
Sprint Corp (NYSE:S) released its quarterly earnings data on Friday, February, 2nd. The cell phone carrier reported ($0.02) earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of ($0.04) by $0.02. The cell phone carrier earned $8.24 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $8.19 billion. Sprint had a negative return on equity of 0.94% and a net margin of 21.41%. The firm's quarterly revenue was down 3.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted ($0.46) earnings per share. View Sprint's Earnings History.
When will Sprint make its next earnings announcement?
Where is Sprint's stock going? Where will Sprint's stock price be in 2018?
19 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Sprint's shares. Their forecasts range from $3.00 to $9.00. On average, they anticipate Sprint's share price to reach $5.68 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Sprint.
What are Wall Street analysts saying about Sprint stock?
Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Sprint stock:
- 1. Macquarie analysts commented, "We model FY3Q/17 postpaid phone net adds, churn, and ARPU of 308k/725k, 1.63%/1.57%, and US$45.72/US$46.12. Soft iPhone 8 demand was likely the catalyst for its latest round of promos which could be enhanced by the holiday season/iPhone X. Prepaid momentum is ongoing with 95k net adds, a 544k improvement YoY. The Boost brand is strong, with promos like five lines for US$100/mo, while efforts to refresh Virgin’s offers continue. Prepaid ARPU grew despite Boost’s new taxes/fees inclusive plans; we model FY3Q/17 prepaid ARPU of US$37.27/US$37.89, reflecting expectations that this promo will dilute ARPU sequentially in FY3Q. 3Q Adj. EBITDA was US$2.7bn as management focused on cost controls with US$750m+ in savings from EIP mix, labor, backhaul, and wireline expenses." (10/26/2017)
- 2. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Sprint is on track with its network modernization and integration efforts, to fortify its position in the wireless industry. Sprint’s prepaid subsidiary has extended its unlimited offerings to its existing iPhone owners and has also inked deal with Apple to relaunch itself as an exclusive iPhone carrier. Sprint also offers attractive unlimited data plans to lure customers from rivals. We believe these efforts have driven the huge wireless subscribers. Sprint unveiled its Sprint MultiLine solution which allows businesses to add a company-owned number to their employees' personal phones for better businesses. For full-year 2017, Sprint has raised its outlook. Over the past three months, the stock price underperformed its industry. However, high cash burn from promotional offers and discounts, debt-laden balance sheet and decreasing cash flow have led to losses for Sprint. Further, Sprint operates in a highly competitive wireless market." (10/18/2017)
Are investors shorting Sprint?
Sprint saw a increase in short interest in February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totalling 111,445,662 shares, an increase of 2.5% from the February 15th total of 114,277,079 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 11,707,671 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 9.5 days. Currently, 17.9% of the shares of the company are sold short.
Who are some of Sprint's key competitors?
Some companies that are related to Sprint include China Unicom (Hong Kong) (CHU), Telia (TLSNY), Centurylink (CTL), SK Telecom (SKM), Liberty Sirius XM Group (LSXMA), MTS (MBT), TIM Participacoes (TSU), Liberty Sirius XM Group (LSXMK), Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri A.S. (TKC), Millicom International Cellular (MIICF), BlackBerry (BB), KT (KT), PLDT (PHI), Echostar (SATS), Eutelsat Communica (EUTLF), Liberty Latin America (LILA), Liberty Latin America (LILAK) and United States Cellular (USM).
Who are Sprint's key executives?
Sprint's management team includes the folowing people:
- Masayoshi Son, Chairman of the Board (Age 60)
- Marcelo Claure, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director (Age 46)
- Michel Combes, President, Chief Financial Officer, Director (Age 56)
- Ronald D. Fisher, Vice Chairman of the Board (Age 70)
- Kevin Crull, President - Omnichannel Sales (Age 52)
- Brandon Draper, President - Sprint Prepaid Group (Age 47)
- Nestor Cano, Chief Operating Officer (Age 53)
- Jorge Enrique Gracia, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Ethics Officer (Age 51)
- Roger Sole Rafols, Chief Marketing Officer
- Paul Schieber Jr., Controller (Age 59)
Has Sprint been receiving favorable news coverage?
Media coverage about S stock has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Sprint earned a coverage optimism score of 0.19 on Accern's scale. They also gave news headlines about the cell phone carrier an impact score of 46.43 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future.
Who are Sprint's major shareholders?
Sprint's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (1.09%), Geode Capital Management LLC (0.12%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.11%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.09%), TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC (0.09%) and Millennium Management LLC (0.09%). Company insiders that own Sprint stock include Dow Draper, Group Corp Softbank, Jorge Enrique Gracia, Paul W Schieber Jr, Paul W Schieber, Jr, Roger Sole-Rafols and Tarek Robbiati. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Sprint.
Which institutional investors are selling Sprint stock?
S stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Deutsche Bank AG, First Trust Advisors LP, KBC Group NV, Millennium Management LLC, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Pinebridge Investments L.P., AMP Capital Investors Ltd and QS Investors LLC. Company insiders that have sold Sprint company stock in the last year include Dow Draper, Jorge Enrique Gracia, Paul W Schieber Jr, Paul W Schieber, Jr and Tarek Robbiati. View Insider Buying and Selling for Sprint.
Which institutional investors are buying Sprint stock?
S stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Two Sigma Investments LP, Element Capital Management LLC, Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc., SG Americas Securities LLC, Quadrature Capital Ltd and Gotham Asset Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Sprint.
How do I buy shares of Sprint?
Shares of S 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 Sprint's stock price today?
One share of S stock can currently be purchased for approximately $5.16.
How big of a company is Sprint?
Sprint has a market capitalization of $21.02 billion and generates $33.35 billion in revenue each year. The cell phone carrier earns $-1,206,000,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $1.73 on an earnings per share basis. Sprint employs 28,000 workers across the globe.
How can I contact Sprint?
Sprint's mailing address is 6200 SPRINT PARKWAY, OVERLAND PARK KS, 66251. The cell phone carrier can be reached via phone at 855-848-3280 or via email at [email protected]
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Sprint (NYSE:S) Analysts' Consensus Rating (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
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|Today||30 Days Ago||90 Days Ago||180 Days Ago|
|Consensus Rating: ||Hold||Hold||Hold||Hold|
|Consensus Rating Score: ||1.68||1.72||1.81||2.00|
|Ratings Breakdown: ||7 Sell Rating(s)|
11 Hold Rating(s)
1 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
|6 Sell Rating(s)|
11 Hold Rating(s)
1 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
|4 Sell Rating(s)|
11 Hold Rating(s)
1 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
|3 Sell Rating(s)|
11 Hold Rating(s)
3 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
|Consensus Price Target: ||$5.68||$5.77||$6.96||$7.69|
|Price Target Upside: ||10.05% upside||3.76% upside||27.91% upside||6.19% downside|
Sprint (NYSE:S) Consensus Price Target History
Sprint (NYSE:S) Analyst Ratings History
(Data available from 3/22/2016 forward)
Sprint (NYSE:S) Earnings History and Estimates Chart
Sprint (NYSE S) Earnings History by Quarter
(Earnings results data provided by Zacks Investment Research)
|Date||Quarter||Consensus Estimate||Actual EPS||Revenue Estimate||Actual Revenue||Release Link||Conference Call||Details|
|2/2/2018||Q3 2018||($0.04)||($0.02)||$8.19 billion||$8.24 billion||View||Listen|
|10/25/2017||Q2 2018||($0.02)||($0.01)||$8.05 billion||$7.93 billion||View||N/A|
|8/1/2017||Q1 2018||($0.01)||$0.05||$8.14 billion||$8.16 billion||View||Listen|
|5/3/2017||Q4||($0.04)||($0.07)||$7.94 billion||$8.54 billion||View||Listen|
|1/31/2017||Q316||($0.08)||($0.12)||$8.29 billion||$8.50 billion||View||N/A|
|10/25/2016||Q216||($0.07)||($0.04)||$8.69 billion||$8.25 billion||View||Listen|
|7/25/2016||Q116||($0.08)||($0.08)||$8.69 billion||$8.00 billion||View||Listen|
|5/3/2016||Q415||($0.13)||($0.14)||$8.69 billion||$8.07 billion||View||N/A|
|1/26/2016||Q315||($0.26)||($0.21)||$8.69 billion||$8.10 billion||View||Listen|
|11/3/2015||Q2||($0.08)||($0.15)||$8.49 billion||$7.98 billion||View||N/A|
|8/4/2015||Q115||($0.08)||($0.01)||$8.69 billion||$8.00 billion||View||N/A|
|5/5/2015||Q414||($0.04)||($0.06)||$8.88 million||$8.28 million||View||N/A|
|2/12/2015||Q314||($0.24)||($0.60)||$8.69 billion||$8.97 billion||View||N/A|
|11/3/2014||Q214||($0.06)||($0.19)||$8.69 billion||$8.50 billion||View||N/A|
|7/30/2014||Q214||($0.02)||$0.01||$8.69 billion||$8.79 billion||View||N/A|
|4/29/2014||Q114||($0.08)||($0.04)||$8.79 million||$8.88 million||View||N/A|
|2/11/2014||Q413||($0.32)||($0.26)||$7.75 million||$9.14 million||View||N/A|
|10/30/2013||Q2 2014||($0.07)||($0.32)||$7.75 billion||View||N/A|
|7/30/2013||Q2 2013||($0.28)||($0.53)||$8.73 billion||$8.88 billion||View||N/A|
|4/24/2013||Q1 2013||($0.32)||($0.21)||$8.71 billion||$8.79 billion||View||N/A|
|2/7/2013||Q4 2012||($0.46)||($0.44)||$8.93 million||$9.01 million||View||N/A|
|10/25/2012||Q312||($0.43)||($0.26)||$8.80 billion||$8.76 billion||View||N/A|
Sprint (NYSE:S) Earnings Estimates
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: ($0.18)
2019 EPS Consensus Estimate: ($0.13)
(Earnings estimates data provided by Zacks Investment Research)
|Quarter||Number of Estimates||Low Estimate||High Estimate||Average Estimate|
Dividend History for Sprint (NYSE:S)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com
Sprint (NYSE S) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.18%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 13.62%
Sprint (NYSE S) Insider Trades by Quarter
(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|
|1/16/2018||Group Corp Softbank||Major Shareholder||Buy||6,149,090||$5.68||$34,926,831.20|| |
|1/11/2018||Group Corp Softbank||Major Shareholder||Buy||6,239,538||$5.70||$35,565,366.60|| |
|1/9/2018||Group Corp Softbank||Major Shareholder||Buy||5,348,176||$5.82||$31,126,384.32|| |
|1/5/2018||Group Corp Softbank||Major Shareholder||Buy||5,161,418||$5.68||$29,316,854.24|| |
|1/3/2018||Group Corp Softbank||Major Shareholder||Buy||4,301,182||$5.96||$25,635,044.72|| |
|12/29/2017||Group Corp Softbank||Major Shareholder||Buy||4,243,452||$5.94||$25,206,104.88|| |
|12/28/2017||Group Corp Softbank||Major Shareholder||Buy||2,102,152||$5.92||$12,444,739.84|| |
|12/27/2017||Group Corp Softbank||Major Shareholder||Buy||4,282,600||$5.85||$25,053,210.00|| |
|12/22/2017||Group Corp Softbank||Major Shareholder||Buy||2,563,780||$5.69||$14,587,908.20|| |
|12/20/2017||Group Corp Softbank||Major Shareholder||Buy||5,095,549||$5.64||$28,738,896.36|| |
|12/18/2017||Group Corp Softbank||Major Shareholder||Buy||5,039,477||$5.60||$28,221,071.20|| |
|12/14/2017||Group Corp Softbank||Major Shareholder||Buy||3,231,117||$5.68||$18,352,744.56|| |
|12/13/2017||Paul W Schieber Jr||VP||Sell||144,041||$5.74||$826,795.34||204,168|| |
|12/6/2017||Dow Draper||Insider||Sell||292,707||$5.71||$1,671,356.97||1,165,158|| |
|12/4/2017||Group Corp Softbank||Major Shareholder||Buy||1,045,040||$5.99||$6,259,789.60|| |
|11/30/2017||Group Corp Softbank||Major Shareholder||Buy||961,380||$5.99||$5,758,666.20|| |
|11/27/2017||Jorge Enrique Gracia||Insider||Sell||112,959||$6.18||$698,086.62||858,383|| |
|11/15/2017||Group Corp Softbank||Major Shareholder||Buy||2,633,814||$5.98||$15,750,207.72|| |
|11/13/2017||Group Corp Softbank||Major Shareholder||Buy||3,203,661||$6.12||$19,606,405.32|| |
|11/13/2017||Tarek Robbiati||CFO||Sell||363,529||$6.00||$2,181,174.00||1,901,974|| |
|11/9/2017||Group Corp Softbank||Major Shareholder||Buy||4,322,990||$6.21||$26,845,767.90|| |
|11/7/2017||Group Corp Softbank||Major Shareholder||Buy||6,484,367||$5.92||$38,387,452.64|| |
|6/14/2017||Paul W. Schieber, Jr.||VP||Sell||24,465||$8.22||$201,102.30|| |
|11/16/2016||Roger Sole-Rafols||Insider||Sell||49,844||$7.53||$375,325.32||1,516,241|| |
|11/14/2016||Paul W Schieber Jr||VP||Sell||52,375||$7.36||$385,480.00||205,808|| |
|3/2/2016||Paul W. Schieber, Jr.||VP||Sell||19,229||$3.72||$71,531.88||69,759|| |
|10/5/2015||Group Corp Softbank||Major Shareholder||Buy||14,527,720||$4.17||$60,580,592.40|| |
|9/30/2015||Group Corp Softbank||Major Shareholder||Buy||6,231,700||$3.84||$23,929,728.00|| |
|9/29/2015||Group Corp Softbank||Major Shareholder||Buy||6,231,700||$4.01||$24,989,117.00|| |
|9/28/2015||Group Corp Softbank||Major Shareholder||Buy||6,184,941||$4.15||$25,667,505.15|| |
|9/25/2015||Group Corp Softbank||Major Shareholder||Buy||7,088,914||$4.36||$30,907,665.04|| |
|9/22/2015||Group Corp Softbank||Major Shareholder||Buy||13,334,531||$4.43||$59,071,972.33|| |
|9/17/2015||Group Corp Softbank||Major Shareholder||Buy||7,454,072||$4.77||$35,555,923.44|| |
|9/2/2015||Group Corp Softbank||Major Shareholder||Buy||8,017,785||$5.11||$40,970,881.35|| |
|8/28/2015||Group Corp Softbank||Major Shareholder||Buy||16,795,982||$4.89||$82,132,351.98|| |
|8/25/2015||Group Corp Softbank||Major Shareholder||Buy||21,327,788||$4.70||$100,240,603.60|| |
|8/20/2015||Group Corp Softbank||Major Shareholder||Buy||14,670,814||$4.77||$69,979,782.78|| |
|8/17/2015||Group Corp Softbank||Major Shareholder||Buy||16,798,538||$4.33||$72,737,669.54|| |
|8/17/2015||Jaime Jones||Insider||Sell||38,879||$4.72||$183,508.88|| |
|8/12/2015||Group Corp Softbank||Major Shareholder||Buy||22,873,301||$3.80||$86,918,543.80|| |
|5/7/2015||Charles R Wunsch||SVP||Sell||121,411||$4.72||$573,059.92|| |
|3/13/2015||Joseph J Euteneuer||CFO||Buy||3,600||$5.05||$18,180.00|| |
|3/10/2015||Joseph J Euteneuer||CFO||Buy||10,000||$5.03||$50,300.00|| |
|3/6/2015||Jeffrey D Hallock||CMO||Sell||54,792||$5.27||$288,753.84|| |
|3/2/2015||Joseph J Euteneuer||CFO||Buy||20,000||$5.10||$102,000.00|| |
|2/27/2015||Paul W Schieber Jr||VP||Sell||30,614||$5.08||$155,519.12|| |
|2/26/2015||Raul Marcelo Claure||CEO||Buy||5,080,000||$4.92||$24,993,600.00|| |
|2/24/2015||Stephen J Bye||CTO||Sell||50,045||$4.62||$231,207.90|| |
|11/12/2014||Matthew Carter Jr||Insider||Sell||15,242||$5.04||$76,819.68|| |
|11/7/2014||Matthew Carter Jr||Insider||Sell||69,266||$4.78||$331,091.48|| |
|5/13/2014||Paul Schieber, Jr.||VP||Sell||48,964||$9.00||$440,676.00||104,932|| |
|5/9/2014||Stephen Bye||CTO||Sell||24,855||$8.78||$218,226.90||124,632|| |
|5/1/2014||Robert Johnson||Insider||Sell||230,938||$8.83||$2,039,182.54||543,438|| |
|3/3/2014||Jeffrey Hallock||CMO||Sell||59,157||$8.54||$505,200.78||112,480|| |
|2/25/2014||Charles Wunsch||SVP||Sell||184,711||$8.41||$1,553,419.51||489,213|| |
|9/16/2013||Corp Softbank||major shareholder||Buy||1,954,015||$6.72||$13,130,980.80|| |
|9/13/2013||Corp Softbank||major shareholder||Buy||5,939,626||$6.73||$39,973,682.98|| |
|9/11/2013||Corp Softbank||Major Shareholder||Buy||6,581,652||$6.41||$42,188,389.32|| |
|8/29/2013||Corp Softbank||major shareholder||Buy||5,720,417||$6.74||$38,555,610.58|| |
|8/27/2013||Corp Softbank||major shareholder||Buy||5,527,274||$6.82||$37,696,008.68|| |
|8/23/2013||Corp Softbank||major shareholder||Buy||1,340,087||$6.95||$9,313,604.65|| |
|8/21/2013||Corp Softbank||major shareholder||Buy||1,899,394||$6.94||$13,181,794.36|| |
|8/19/2013||Corp Softbank||major shareholder||Buy||3,814,359||$6.92||$26,395,364.28|| |
|8/15/2013||Corp Softbank||major shareholder||Buy||4,243,421||$6.98||$29,619,078.58|| |
|8/13/2013||Corp Softbank||major shareholder||Buy||4,845,824||$7.05||$34,163,059.20|| |
|8/12/2013||Steven Lawrence Elfman||Insider||Sell||144,714||$7.09||$1,026,022.26||1,353,129|| |
|8/8/2013||Corp Softbank||major shareholder||Buy||3,885,360||$6.88||$26,731,276.80|| |
|8/7/2013||Paget Leonard Alves||Insider||Sell||529,603||$6.79||$3,596,004.37||565,499|| |
|8/6/2013||Charles Wunsch||SVP||Sell||341,323||$6.92||$2,361,955.16||576,496|| |
|8/5/2013||Corp Softbank||Major Shareholder||Buy||28,808,212||$6.50||$187,253,378.00|| |
|5/23/2013||Matthew Carter Jr||Insider||Sell||37,681||$7.31||$275,448.11|| |
|5/22/2013||Matthew Carter Jr||Insider||Sell||213,105||$7.30||$1,555,666.50|| |
|10/26/2012||Daniel Hesse||CEO||Buy||20,000||$5.53||$110,600.00|| |
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