Telephone and Data Systems (TDS) Stock Price, News & Analysis

+0.18 (+1.17%)
(As of 04/22/2024 ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
763,374 shs
Average Volume
728,570 shs
Market Capitalization
$1.76 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

Telephone and Data Systems MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.67 Rating Score
69.3% Upside
$26.33 Price Target
Short Interest
2.59% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
News Sentiment
0.25mentions of Telephone and Data Systems in the last 14 days
Based on 3 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Proj. Earnings Growth
From ($1.00) to ($0.64) Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

3.64 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

44th out of 88 stocks

Telephone Communication, Except Radio Industry

3rd out of 19 stocks

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About Telephone and Data Systems Stock (NYSE:TDS)

Telephone and Data Systems, Inc., a telecommunications company, provides communications services in the United States. It operates through two segments: UScellular and TDS Telecom. The company offers wireless solutions to consumers, and business and government customers, including a suite of connected Internet of things (IoT) solutions, and software applications for monitor and control, business automation/operations, communication, fleet and asset management, smart water solutions, private cellular networks and custom, and end-to-end IoT solutions; wireless priority services and quality priority and preemption options; smartphones and other handsets, tablets, wearables, mobile hotspots, fixed wireless home internet, and IoT devices; and accessories, such as cases, screen protectors, chargers, and memory cards, as well as consumer electronics, including audio, home automation and networking products. It also provides replace and repair services; Trade-In program through which it buys customers' used equipment; internet connections and all-home Wi-Fi services; TDS TV+, an integrated cloud television platform that offers video content and features; local and long-distance telephone service, voice over internet protocol, and enhanced services; broadband, IP-based services, and hosted voice and video collaboration services; and communication services in underserved areas. The company sells its products through retail stores, direct and indirect sales, third-party retailers, and independent agents, as well as through ecommerce and telesales. Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. was incorporated in 1968 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

TDS Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Ex-Dividend for 3/28 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Telephone communication, except radio
Wireless Telecommunication Services
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
High Stock Price Target
Low Stock Price Target
Potential Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
3 Analysts


Net Income
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$5.16 billion
Cash Flow
$8.27 per share
Book Value
$43.56 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$1.76 billion
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Key Executives

  • Mr. LeRoy T. Carlson Jr. (Age 77)
    President, CEO & Director
    Comp: $2.42M
  • Ms. Vicki L. Villacrez (Age 61)
    Executive VP, CFO & Director
    Comp: $812.41k
  • Mr. Joseph R. HanleyMr. Joseph R. Hanley (Age 57)
    Senior Vice President of Strategy & Corporate Development
    Comp: $792.89k
  • Ms. Anita J. Kroll
    Chief Accounting Officer, VP & Controller
  • Ms. Laurie A. Ruchti
    VP & Chief Information Officer
  • Ms. Julie D. Mathews
    Director of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Stephen P. Fitzell CPA
    General Counsel & Assistant Secretary
  • Mr. John N. Greene Jr.
    Ph.D., Vice President of Human Resource Development
  • Ms. Jessica Bartley
    VP of IT Security and Chief Security & Privacy Officer
  • Ms. Jane W. McCahon (Age 63)
    Vice President - Corporate Secretary

TDS Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Telephone and Data Systems stock right now?

3 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Telephone and Data Systems in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" TDS shares.
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What is Telephone and Data Systems' stock price target for 2024?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Telephone and Data Systems' stock. Their TDS share price targets range from $18.00 to $38.00. On average, they anticipate the company's share price to reach $26.33 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 69.3% from the stock's current price.
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How have TDS shares performed in 2024?

Telephone and Data Systems' stock was trading at $18.35 at the beginning of 2024. Since then, TDS stock has decreased by 15.3% and is now trading at $15.55.
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When is Telephone and Data Systems' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, May 2nd 2024.
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How were Telephone and Data Systems' earnings last quarter?

Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. (NYSE:TDS) issued its quarterly earnings results on Friday, February, 16th. The Wireless communications provider reported ($0.11) earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.12) by $0.01. The Wireless communications provider had revenue of $1.31 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.28 billion. Telephone and Data Systems had a positive trailing twelve-month return on equity of 0.21% and a negative net margin of 9.69%. The company's revenue was down 3.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business earned ($0.38) EPS.

How often does Telephone and Data Systems pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Telephone and Data Systems?

Telephone and Data Systems declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, February 16th. Investors of record on Friday, March 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.19 per share on Thursday, March 28th. This represents a $0.76 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.89%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 14th. This is a boost from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of $0.19.
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Is Telephone and Data Systems a good dividend stock?

Telephone and Data Systems (NYSE:TDS) pays an annual dividend of $0.76 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 4.94%. TDS has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer.
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What is LeRoy T. Carlson Jr.'s approval rating as Telephone and Data Systems' CEO?

38 employees have rated Telephone and Data Systems Chief Executive Officer LeRoy T. Carlson Jr. on Glassdoor.com. LeRoy T. Carlson Jr. has an approval rating of 72% among the company's employees.

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' major shareholders?

Telephone and Data Systems' stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Congress Asset Management Co. MA (0.12%), Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. (0.08%), IMC Chicago LLC (0.00%) and Diversified Trust Co (0.03%). Insiders that own company stock include Clarence A Davis, Joseph R Hanley and Kurt B Thaus.
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How do I buy shares of Telephone and Data Systems?

Shares of TDS stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NYSE:TDS) was last updated on 4/23/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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