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Telephone and Data Systems Stock Forecast, Price & News

$17.36
+0.07 (+0.40 %)
(As of 10/23/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$17.20
Now: $17.36
$17.50
50-Day Range
$17.21
MA: $19.54
$22.84
52-Week Range
$14.05
Now: $17.36
$26.84
Volume680,164 shs
Average Volume661,025 shs
Market Capitalization$1.98 billion
P/E Ratio12.40
Dividend Yield3.85%
Beta1.22
Telephone and Data Systems, Inc., a telecommunications company, provides communications 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 business customers located in its service territories; national plans with voice, messaging, and data usage options; and advanced wireless solutions, such as machine-to-machine solution and software applications for various categories of monitor and control, business automation/operations, communication, and asset management. It also provides wireless devices comprising handsets, tablets, mobile hotspots, home phones, and routers; and 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 wireline services to residential customers comprising broadband and digital television video services, as well as voice services, such as local and long-distance telephone, voice over Internet protocol (VoIP), find me follow me, collaboration, instant messaging, and other services; broadband, IP-based, and hosted voice and collaboration services to small- and medium-sized businesses; and wireline services to traditional interexchange and wireless carriers. Further, it provides business services, including data networking, Ethernet, broadband access, and VoIP services to small- and medium-sized businesses, as well as operates 262 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 incorporated in 1968 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.6Community Rank: 2.6Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.32 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Telephone communication, except radio
Sub-IndustryWireless Telecommunication Services
SectorUtilities
CUSIP87943382
Phone312-630-1900
Employees9,400

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$5.18 billion
Cash Flow$9.04 per share
Book Value$47.12 per share

Profitability

Net Income$121 million

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$1.98 billion
Next Earnings Date10/29/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$17.36
+0.07 (+0.40 %)
(As of 10/23/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Telephone and Data Systems (NYSE:TDS) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Telephone and Data Systems' stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Telephone and Data Systems' stock was trading at $16.22 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, TDS stock has increased by 7.0% and is now trading at $17.36.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Telephone and Data Systems?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Telephone and Data Systems in the last year. There are currently 4 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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When is Telephone and Data Systems' next earnings date?

Telephone and Data Systems is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 29th 2020.
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How were Telephone and Data Systems' earnings last quarter?

Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. (NYSE:TDS) released its earnings results on Thursday, August, 6th. The Wireless communications provider reported $0.56 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.24 by $0.32. The Wireless communications provider earned $1.26 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.20 billion. Telephone and Data Systems had a return on equity of 3.02% and a net margin of 3.17%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up .2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.28 earnings per share.
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How often does Telephone and Data Systems pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Telephone and Data Systems?

Telephone and Data Systems announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, August 12th. Investors of record on Wednesday, September 16th will be paid a dividend of $0.17 per share on Wednesday, September 30th. This represents a $0.68 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.92%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, September 15th.
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What price target have analysts set for TDS?

5 brokers have issued 12 month price targets for Telephone and Data Systems' stock. Their forecasts range from $27.00 to $42.50. On average, they anticipate Telephone and Data Systems' stock price to reach $31.70 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 82.6% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting Telephone and Data Systems?

Telephone and Data Systems saw a increase in short interest in September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totaling 1,540,000 shares, an increase of 14.9% from the September 15th total of 1,340,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 630,300 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.4 days. Approximately 1.5% of the company's shares are sold short.
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Who are some of Telephone and Data Systems' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Telephone and Data Systems own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Telephone and Data Systems investors own include AT&T (T), NVIDIA (NVDA), Pfizer (PFE), Intel (INTC), Energy Transfer (ET), Micron Technology (MU), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) and Advanced Micro Devices (AMD).

Who are Telephone and Data Systems' key executives?

Telephone and Data Systems' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. LeRoy T. Carlson Jr., Pres, CEO & Director (Age 73, Pay $2.58M)
  • Mr. Peter L. Sereda, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 61, Pay $988.45k)
  • Mr. Scott H. Williamson, Sr. VP of Acquisitions & Corp. Devel. (Age 69, Pay $1.09M)
  • Ms. Anita J. Kroll, Chief Accounting Officer, VP & Controller
  • Mr. Joseph R. Hanley, Sr. VP of Technology, Services & Strategy (Age 53)
  • Ms. Laurie A. Ruchti, VP & Chief Information Officer
  • Ms. Julie D. Mathews, Director of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Stephen P. Fitzell CPA, Gen. Counsel & Assistant Sec.
  • Dr. Daniel J. DeWitt Ph.D., Sr. VP of HR (Age 68)
  • Mr. Kurt B. Thaus, Sr. VP of Technology Services (Age 61)

What is Telephone and Data Systems' stock symbol?

Telephone and Data Systems trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "TDS."

Who are Telephone and Data Systems' major shareholders?

Telephone and Data Systems' stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Pinnacle Associates Ltd. (0.25%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.16%), Deroy & Devereaux Private Investment Counsel Inc. (0.11%), Cambiar Investors LLC (0.05%), Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.05%) and Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. (0.02%). Company insiders that own Telephone and Data Systems stock 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, Scott H Williamson and Wade Oosterman.
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Which institutional investors are selling Telephone and Data Systems stock?

TDS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Alpha Windward LLC, and Crossmark Global Holdings Inc..
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Which institutional investors are buying Telephone and Data Systems stock?

TDS stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Pinnacle Associates Ltd., Pacer Advisors Inc., Cottage Street Advisors LLC, Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC, Cambiar Investors LLC, Retirement Systems of Alabama, Deroy & Devereaux Private Investment Counsel Inc., and Envestnet Asset Management Inc..
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How do I buy shares of Telephone and 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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Telephone and Data Systems' stock price today?

One share of TDS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $17.36.

How big of a company is Telephone and Data Systems?

Telephone and Data Systems has a market capitalization of $1.98 billion and generates $5.18 billion in revenue each year. The Wireless communications provider earns $121 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.03 on an earnings per share basis. Telephone and Data Systems employs 9,400 workers across the globe.

What is Telephone and Data Systems' official website?

The official website for Telephone and Data Systems is www.tdsinc.com.

How can I contact Telephone and Data Systems?

Telephone and 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]

This page was last updated on 10/25/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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