NYSE:TDS - Telephone & Data Systems Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $31.43 -0.45 (-1.41 %) (As of 03/24/2019 07:41 AM ET)Previous Close$31.43Today's Range$31.24 - $31.9452-Week Range$24.00 - $37.29Volume454,705 shsAverage Volume900,077 shsMarket Capitalization$3.55 billionP/E Ratio26.86Dividend Yield2.10%Beta1.01 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Telephone and Data Systems, Inc., a telecommunications company, provides wireless, cable and wireline broadband, TV, voice, and hosted and managed services in the United States. It operates through three segments: U.S. Cellular, Wireline, and Cable. The company offers cellular services to postpaid and prepaid customers, including retail consumers, government entities, and small-to-mid-size business customers in industries, such as the construction, retail, agriculture, professional services, and real estate; and national plans with voice, messaging, and data usage options. It also provides wireless devices comprising handsets, tablets, mobile hotspots, home phones, and routers; accessories that include wireless essentials, which comprise cases, screen protectors, chargers, and memory cards, as well as various consumer electronics, such as headphones, smart speakers, wearables, and home automation products. In addition, the company offers telecommunications services to residential and commercial customers, as well as wholesale customers and wireless carriers; broadband and digital television (TV) video services; voice services comprising local and long-distance telephone, voice over Internet protocol (VoIP), find me follow me, collaboration, instant messaging, and other services; and network access services. Further, it provides business services, including data networking, Ethernet, broadband access, and VoIP services to small- and medium-sized businesses, as well as operates retail stores and kiosks. The company offers its services to approximately 6 million connections. It sells its products through retail sales, direct sales, third-party retailers, and independent agents, as well as through Website and telesales. The company was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. 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Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Telephone communication, except radio Sub-IndustryWireless Telecommunication Services SectorUtilities Current SymbolNYSE:TDS Previous Symbol CUSIP87943382 CIK1051512 Webwww.tdsinc.com Phone312-630-1900Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.46 Current Ratio2.65 Quick Ratio2.48Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio26.86 Forward P/E Ratio29.10 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$5.11 billion Price / Sales0.69 Cash Flow$9.0057 per share Price / Cash Flow3.49 Book Value$46.88 per share Price / Book0.67Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.17 Net Income$135 million Net Margins2.62% Return on Equity2.57% Return on Assets1.39%Miscellaneous Employees9,400 Outstanding Shares112,910,000Market Cap$3.55 billion Next Earnings Date5/7/2019 (Estimated) OptionableOptionable Telephone & Data Systems (NYSE:TDS) Frequently Asked Questions What is Telephone & Data Systems' stock symbol? Telephone & Data Systems trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "TDS." How often does Telephone & Data Systems pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Telephone & Data Systems? Telephone & Data Systems declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, February 25th. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 15th will be given a dividend of $0.165 per share on Friday, March 29th. This represents a $0.66 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.10%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 14th. This is an increase from Telephone & Data Systems's previous quarterly dividend of $0.16. View Telephone & Data Systems' Dividend History. How were Telephone & Data Systems' earnings last quarter? Telephone & Data Systems, Inc. (NYSE:TDS) issued its quarterly earnings results on Friday, February, 22nd. The Wireless communications provider reported $0.14 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.16 by $0.02. The Wireless communications provider had revenue of $1.33 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.34 billion. Telephone & Data Systems had a net margin of 2.62% and a return on equity of 2.57%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 1.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.05 earnings per share. View Telephone & Data Systems' Earnings History. When is Telephone & Data Systems' next earnings date? Telephone & Data Systems is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, May 7th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Telephone & Data Systems. What guidance has Telephone & Data Systems issued on next quarter's earnings? Telephone & Data Systems issued an update on its FY 2019 earnings guidance on Friday, February, 22nd. The company provided earnings per share guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $5.225-5.475 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $5.14 billion. What price target have analysts set for TDS? 4 equities research analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Telephone & Data Systems' stock. Their predictions range from $34.00 to $42.00. On average, they expect Telephone & Data Systems' stock price to reach $37.75 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 20.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Telephone & Data Systems. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Telephone & Data Systems? 4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Telephone & Data Systems in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Telephone & Data Systems. Has Telephone & Data Systems been receiving favorable news coverage? Media coverage about TDS stock has been trending positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Telephone & Data Systems earned a media sentiment score of 2.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the Wireless communications provider a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days. Who are some of Telephone & Data Systems' key competitors? Some companies that are related to Telephone & Data Systems include Koninklijke KPN (KKPNY), Centurylink (CTL), Koninklijke KPN (KKPNF), Liberty Sirius XM Group Series B (LSXMB), Liberty Sirius XM Group Series A (LSXMA), Liberty Sirius XM Group Series C (LSXMK), TIM Participacoes (TSU), TELE2 AB/ADR (TLTZY), Zayo Group (ZAYO), KT (KT), GCI Liberty (GLIBA), Telekom Austria (TKAGY), Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri A.S. (TKC), PLDT (PHI) and PCCW (PCCWY). What other stocks do shareholders of Telephone & Data Systems own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Telephone & Data Systems investors own include Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), Cornerstone Strategic Value Fund (CLM), Cornerstone Total Return Fund (CRF), Intel (INTC), Pfizer (PFE), AT&T (T), BP Prudhoe Bay Royalty Trust (BPT), CBL & Associates Properties (CBL), Government Properties Income Trust (GOV) and Frontier Communications (FTR). Who are Telephone & Data Systems' key executives? Telephone & Data Systems' management team includes the folowing people: Mr. LeRoy T. Carlson Jr., Pres, CEO & Director (Age 72)Mr. Scott H. Williamson, Sr. VP of Acquisitions & Corp. Devel. (Age 68)Mr. Douglas D. Shuma, Consultant (Age 58)Mr. Douglas W. Chambers, Sr. VP of Fin. & Chief Accounting OfficerMr. Joseph R. Hanley, Sr. VP of Technology, Services & Strategy (Age 52) Who are Telephone & Data Systems' major shareholders? Telephone & Data Systems' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (11.62%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (7.46%), Gabelli Funds LLC (2.36%), Acadian Asset Management LLC (2.27%), Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (2.27%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.42%). Company insiders that own Telephone & Data Systems stock include Clarence A Davis, David A Wittwer, Douglas W Chambers, James W Butman, Jane W Mccahon, Joseph R Hanley, Kenneth R Meyers, Kurt B Thaus, Mitchell H Saranow, Peter L Sereda, Prudence E Carlson and Scott H Williamson. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Telephone & Data Systems. Which major investors are selling Telephone & Data Systems stock? TDS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Royce & Associates LP, FMR LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, First Quadrant L P CA, Bank of America Corp DE, SG Americas Securities LLC and Gabelli Funds LLC. Company insiders that have sold Telephone & Data Systems company stock in the last year include Clarence A Davis, Douglas W Chambers, James W Butman, Jane W Mccahon, Joseph R Hanley, Kenneth R Meyers, Kurt B Thaus, Mitchell H Saranow, Peter L Sereda, Prudence E Carlson and Scott H Williamson. View Insider Buying and Selling for Telephone & Data Systems. Which major investors are buying Telephone & Data Systems stock? TDS stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Norges Bank, Acadian Asset Management LLC, Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, WINTON GROUP Ltd, Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC, Geode Capital Management LLC, Geode Capital Management LLC and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board. View Insider Buying and Selling for Telephone & Data Systems. How do I buy shares of Telephone & Data Systems? Shares of TDS 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 Telephone & Data Systems' stock price today? One share of TDS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $31.43. How big of a company is Telephone & Data Systems? Telephone & Data Systems has a market capitalization of $3.55 billion and generates $5.11 billion in revenue each year. The Wireless communications provider earns $135 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.17 on an earnings per share basis. Telephone & Data Systems employs 9,400 workers across the globe. What is Telephone & Data Systems' official website? The official website for Telephone & Data Systems is http://www.tdsinc.com. How can I contact Telephone & Data Systems? Telephone & Data Systems' mailing address is 30 NORTH LASALLE STREET SUITE 4000, CHICAGO IL, 60602. The Wireless communications provider can be reached via phone at 312-630-1900 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Telephone & Data Systems (NYSE TDS)Community Ranking: 2.6 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 214 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 200 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 414MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Telephone & Data Systems and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe TDS will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe TDS will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 3/24/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: How are Outstanding Shares Different from Authorized Shares?