Telephone & Data Systems Company Profile (NYSE:TDS)

About Telephone & Data Systems

Telephone & Data Systems logoTelephone and Data Systems, Inc. is a diversified telecommunications company. The Company conducts its Wireless operations through its subsidiary, United States Cellular Corporation (U.S. Cellular). It provides Wireline services, cable services and hosted and managed services, through its subsidiary, TDS Telecommunications Corporation (TDS Telecom). Its segments include U.S. Cellular, Wireline, Cable, and Hosted and Managed Services (HMS). It provides these services to approximately 4.9 million Wireless customers and 1.2 million Wireline and cable connections. The Company's operations also include the subsidiary Suttle-Straus, Inc. (Suttle-Straus). TDS Telecom provides broadband, video and voice services to approximately 1.2 million connections in over 40 states. The Company provides a range of information technology (IT) services, including colocation, cloud computing, hosted application management, and sales of IT hardware and related professional services through its HMS business.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Utilities
  • Industry: Wireless Communications
  • Sub-Industry: Wireless Telecommunication Services
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: TDS
  • CUSIP: 87943382
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $26.86
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $27.17
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $28.72
  • 52-Week Range: $20.83 - $32.00
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 35.02
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 70.68
  • P/E Growth: -8.88
  • Market Cap: $2.94B
  • Outstanding Shares: 109,456,000
  • Beta: 1.11
  • Net Margins: 1.67%
  • Return on Equity: 1.57%
  • Return on Assets: 0.79%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.51%
  • Current Ratio: 2.30%
  • Quick Ratio: 2.09%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Telephone & Data Systems (NYSE:TDS) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.33)
Consensus Price Target: $36.00 (34.03% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Telephone & Data Systems (NYSE:TDS)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
10/3/2016Drexel HamiltonSet Price TargetBuy$38.00View Rating Details
6/30/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
1/6/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/25/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Telephone & Data Systems (NYSE:TDS)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/5/2016Q216$0.13$0.25$1.27 billion$1.28 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/6/2016Q1$0.10$0.07$1.26 million$1.24 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/19/2016Q415($0.32)($0.01)$1.32 billion$1.27 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/30/2015Q315($0.06)$0.46$1.30 billion$1.37 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/31/2015Q215$0.01$0.21$1.24 billion$1.28 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/1/2015Q115($0.10)($0.12)$1.30 billion$1.25 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/25/2015Q414($0.37)($0.15)$1.35 billion$1.30 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/31/2014Q314($0.07)($1.07)$1.25 billion$1.28 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/1/2014Q214($0.16)($0.16)$1.20 billion$1.24 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2014Q114($0.41)$0.16$1.20 billion$1.20 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/26/2014Q413($0.49)($0.06)$1.21 billion$1.18 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/1/2013Q313($0.13)($0.09)$1.19 billion$1.18 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2013Q2 2013$0.12$1.44$1.24 billion$1.23 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/3/2013Q1 2013$0.02$0.01$1.29 billion$1.31 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/26/2013Q4 2012$0.05($0.39)$1.36 billion$1.35 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/7/2012Q312$0.41$0.27$1.34 billion$1.37 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/3/2012$0.44$0.39ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/4/2012$0.44$0.48ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/24/2012$0.30$0.12ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/4/2011$0.41$0.68ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/8/2011$0.39$0.87ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/6/2011$0.40$0.40ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/24/2011$0.22$0.14ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Telephone & Data Systems (NYSE:TDS)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.44 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.38 EPS


Current Dividend Information for Telephone & Data Systems (NYSE:TDS)
Annual Dividend:$0.59
Dividend Yield:2.20%
Dividend Growth:4.80% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:76.62% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
134.09% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
155.26% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:41 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for Telephone & Data Systems (NYSE:TDS)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Telephone & Data Systems (NYSE:TDS)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 17.30%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 80.24%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/12/2016Kenneth R MeyersDirectorSell43,200$29.48$1,273,536.00View SEC Filing  
8/9/2016Clarence A DavisDirectorSell500$30.41$15,205.00View SEC Filing  
8/8/2016David A WittwerInsiderSell109,791$30.62$3,361,800.42View SEC Filing  
6/29/2016Scott H WilliamsonSVPSell13,146$28.58$375,712.68View SEC Filing  
6/10/2016Clarence A DavisDirectorSell1,400$28.24$39,536.00View SEC Filing  
3/31/2016David A WittwerInsiderSell52,800$29.90$1,578,720.00View SEC Filing  
3/22/2016Clarence A DavisDirectorSell1,000$28.67$28,670.00View SEC Filing  
12/14/2015Prudence E CarlsonDirectorSell1,385$26.15$36,217.75View SEC Filing  
11/3/2015Kurt B. ThausVPSell41,454$29.89$1,239,060.06View SEC Filing  
9/22/2015Mitchell H SaranowDirectorSell4,000$25.97$103,880.00View SEC Filing  
8/27/2015Prudence E CarlsonDirectorSell1,775$27.80$49,345.00View SEC Filing  
6/19/2015Joseph R HanleySVPSell34,200$29.46$1,007,532.00View SEC Filing  
5/27/2015Douglas D ShumaSVPSell3,623$29.83$108,074.09View SEC Filing  
5/22/2015Clarence A DavisDirectorSell2,140$29.46$63,044.40View SEC Filing  
5/18/2015David A WittwerInsiderSell100,000$30.16$3,016,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/31/2015Donald C NebergallDirectorSell14,000$24.81$347,340.00View SEC Filing  
3/6/2015Prudence E CarlsonDirectorSell3,277$25.31$82,940.87View SEC Filing  
12/22/2014David A WittwerInsiderSell10,000$24.83$248,300.00View SEC Filing  
11/13/2014Kurt B ThausVPSell2,368$25.96$61,473.28View SEC Filing  
11/5/2014Kenneth R MeyersDirectorSell14,000$25.64$358,960.00View SEC Filing  
8/29/2014Clarence A DavisDirectorSell627$26.05$16,333.35View SEC Filing  
5/29/2014Prudence E CarlsonDirectorSell3,266$27.13$88,606.58View SEC Filing  
5/22/2014Clarence A DavisDirectorSell2,050$26.77$54,878.50View SEC Filing  
11/18/2013Douglas ShumaSVPSell59,547$29.57$1,760,804.79View SEC Filing  
11/5/2013Mitchell H SaranowDirectorSell8,200$30.46$249,772.00View SEC Filing  
9/24/2013David WittwerInsiderSell10,000$29.47$294,700.00View SEC Filing  
8/8/2013Joseph HanleySVPSell4,881$29.13$142,183.53View SEC Filing  
8/7/2013Prudence CarlsonDirectorSell3,492$29.07$101,512.44View SEC Filing  
6/4/2013Clarence A DavisDirectorSell2,186$22.87$49,993.82View SEC Filing  
5/30/2013Prudence E CarlsonDirectorSell1,937$23.20$44,938.40View SEC Filing  
12/27/2012Kurt B ThausVPSell2,400$22.34$53,616.00View SEC Filing  
12/26/2012Scott H WilliamsonSVPSell22,845$22.85$522,008.25View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for Telephone & Data Systems (NYSE:TDS)
DateHeadline logoTelephone & Data Systems, Inc. : TDS-US: Dividend Analysis : September 16th, 2016 (record date) : By the numbers : October 21, 2016 (NYSE:TDS) - October 21 at 7:38 PM
News IconUpdate on Telephone & Data Systems Inc. (NYSE:TDS) for the day (NYSE:TDS) - October 15 at 7:11 PM logoTelephone and Data Systems, Inc. (NYSE:TDS) Deferred Tax Assets At $107.686 (NYSE:TDS) - October 12 at 7:37 PM logoOneNeck IT Solutions named CRN Triple Crown Award winner (NYSE:TDS) - October 11 at 11:19 AM logoOneNeck(R) IT Solutions to speak at AXUG Summit (NYSE:TDS) - October 10 at 7:04 PM logoOneNeck IT Solutions Launches OneNeck Connect for Microsoft Azure (NYSE:TDS) - October 6 at 10:41 AM logoTelephone and Data Systems, Inc. (NYSE:TDS) Accounts Payable At $348.737 Millions (NYSE:TDS) - October 5 at 7:28 PM logoOneNeck IT Solutions Moves Luck Stone Corporation from Public to Private Cloud (NYSE:TDS) - October 4 at 10:20 AM logoTelephone and Data Systems, Inc. (TDS) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review - New Market Report (NYSE:TDS) - September 30 at 6:55 PM logoOneNeck Connect Provides Twin Cities Metro Area Businesses with Fastest Access to Their Data (NYSE:TDS) - September 29 at 10:37 AM logoTelephone and Data Systems, Inc. (NYSE:TDS)’s Accounts Payable Is $362 (NYSE:TDS) - September 22 at 10:20 AM logoOneNeck introduces new assessments focused on Oracle-based systems (NYSE:TDS) - September 19 at 10:37 AM logoTelephone & Data : TDS named as one of the 2016 Best Places to Work in Madison (NYSE:TDS) - September 16 at 7:19 PM logoTDS named as one of the 2016 Best Places to Work in Madison (NYSE:TDS) - September 16 at 7:19 PM logoTelephone and Data Systems, Inc. (NYSE:TDS) Is Expected To Post EPS Of $0.23 (NYSE:TDS) - September 16 at 11:12 AM logoTelephone and Data Systems, Inc. (TDS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for ... (NYSE:TDS) - September 14 at 11:58 AM logoTelephone & Data : TDS presenting at the Drexel Hamilton conference on Sept. 7 (NYSE:TDS) - August 29 at 7:37 PM logoTDS presenting at the Drexel Hamilton conference on Sept. 7 (NYSE:TDS) - August 29 at 10:32 AM logoTelephone & Data Systems Becomes Oversold (NYSE:TDS) - August 24 at 7:29 PM logoTelephone & Data : TDS announces third quarter 2016 dividend (NYSE:TDS) - August 18 at 7:59 PM logoTDS announces third quarter 2016 dividend (NYSE:TDS) - August 18 at 7:59 PM logoTDS names Vicki Bernards vice president of financial analysis and strategic planning (NYSE:TDS) - August 18 at 10:48 AM logoUW Health Chooses OneNeck IT Solutions for Colocation Space (NYSE:TDS) - August 18 at 10:48 AM logoETF’s with exposure to Telephone & Data Systems, Inc. : August 16, 2016 (NYSE:TDS) - August 16 at 7:50 PM logoTelephone & Data Systems, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : TDS-US : August 15, 2016 (NYSE:TDS) - August 15 at 9:52 AM logoTelephone & Data Systems, Inc. :TDS-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2016 By the Numbers : August 10, 2016 (NYSE:TDS) - August 10 at 8:17 PM
News IconTDS reports second quarter 2016 operating revenue of USD1.2m (NYSE:TDS) - August 9 at 11:03 AM logoOneNeck IT Solutions Named to 2016 CRN Fast Growth 150 List (NYSE:TDS) - August 9 at 11:03 AM logoUnited States Cellular (USM) Tops Q2 Earnings, Revenues (NYSE:TDS) - August 8 at 10:41 AM logoEdited Transcript of TDS earnings conference call or presentation 5-Aug-16 2:30pm GMT (NYSE:TDS) - August 6 at 10:25 AM logoTelephone & Data Systems up after Q2 beats, customer gains (NYSE:TDS) - August 5 at 5:41 PM logoTDS – Telephone and Data Systems Inc.: TDS reports second quarter 2016 results (NYSE:TDS) - August 5 at 10:48 AM logoTDS posts 2Q profit (NYSE:TDS) - August 5 at 10:48 AM logoTELEPHONE & DATA SYSTEMS INC /DE/ Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statem (NYSE:TDS) - August 5 at 10:48 AM logoTDS and U.S. Cellular to release second quarter operating … (NYSE:TDS) - July 29 at 7:57 PM logoTDS and U.S. Cellular to release second quarter operating results and host conference call on August … (NYSE:TDS) - July 29 at 10:48 AM logoTDS and U.S. Cellular to release second quarter operating results and host conference call on August 5, 2016 (NYSE:TDS) - July 29 at 9:28 AM logoUpdates on Wireless Communications Industry Stocks -- NII Holdings, CalAmp, Ubiquiti Networks, and Telephone and Data Systems (NYSE:TDS) - July 25 at 10:40 AM logoTelephone and Data Systems Inc. (TDS) is Trading Lower on Unusual Volume for July 06 (NYSE:TDS) - July 8 at 7:41 PM logoTelephone & Data Systems (TDS) Passes Through 2% Yield Mark (NYSE:TDS) - July 5 at 7:22 PM logoTelephone and Data Systems, Inc (NYSE:TDS) Trading Up – Insiders Selling, Short Interest Growing (NYSE:TDS) - July 1 at 10:22 AM logoBraun Intertec Chooses OneNeck IT Solutions as New Hybrid IT Partner (NYSE:TDS) - June 28 at 9:28 AM logoTELEPHONE & DATA SYSTEMS INC /DE/ : Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Financial Statements and Exhibits (form 8-K) (NYSE:TDS) - June 22 at 7:40 PM logoTELEPHONE & DATA SYSTEMS INC /DE/ Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Financial Statements (NYSE:TDS) - June 22 at 8:57 AM logoTelephone & Data Systems, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : TDS-US : June 22, 2016 (NYSE:TDS) - June 22 at 8:06 AM logoBRIEF-Telephone and Data Systems enters $400 mln credit agreement - SEC filing (NYSE:TDS) - June 21 at 3:57 PM logoTELEPHONE & DATA SYSTEMS INC /DE/ Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Termination of a Ma (NYSE:TDS) - June 21 at 3:29 PM logoOneNeck IT Solutions is Selected by Agile Frameworks as New Hybrid IT Solutions Partner (NYSE:TDS) - June 21 at 9:28 AM
News IconOneNecks parent company named to Fortune 500 (NYSE:TDS) - June 9 at 8:15 PM
News IconTDS Telecom’s parent company named to Fortune 500 (NYSE:TDS) - June 8 at 8:16 PM


Telephone & Data Systems (NYSE:TDS) Chart for Tuesday, October, 25, 2016

Last Updated on 10/25/2016 by Staff