NYSE:TDS - Telephone & Data Systems Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$30.62 +0.29 (+0.96 %)
(As of 09/20/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$30.68
Today's Range$30.14 - $30.68
52-Week Range$23.54 - $31.01
Volume18,876 shs
Average Volume402,050 shs
Market Capitalization$3.42 billion
P/E Ratio57.23
Dividend Yield2.09%
Beta0.85
Telephone & Data Systems logoTelephone and Data Systems, Inc., a telecommunications company, provides wireless, wireline, cable, and hosted and managed services in the United States. The company offers cellular services, such as postpaid national plans and prepaid service plans with voice, messaging, and data usage options; and business rate plans. It also offers wireless devices comprising handsets, tablets, mobile hotspots, home phones, and routers; and including accessories, including wireless basics, such as cases, screen protectors, chargers, and memory cards, as well as an assortment of consumer electronics comprising headphones, speakers, wearables, and home automation products. In addition, the company provides wireline and cable broadband services; digital television (TV) and digital satellite TV video services; voice services comprising local and long-distance telephone, voice over Internet protocol, find me follow me, collaboration, instant messaging, and other services; and network access services. Further, it offers a range of information technology (IT) services, including colocation, cloud and hosting solutions, managed services, and enterprise resource planning application management services; sells IT hardware, as well as provides related maintenance and professional services; and engages in planning, engineering, procurement, sale, installation, and management of IT-infrastructure solutions. Additionally, the company operates retail stores and kiosks. The company serves approximately 5.1 million wireless customers and 1.2 million wireline and cable customers. Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. 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
SymbolNYSE:TDS
CUSIP87943382
Phone312-630-1900

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.47
Current Ratio2.96
Quick Ratio2.75

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio57.23
Forward P/E Ratio45.03
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$5.04 billion
Price / Sales0.68
Cash Flow$10.5223 per share
Price / Cash2.91
Book Value$44.07 per share
Price / Book0.69

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.53
Net Income$153 million
Net Margins3.53%
Return on Equity1.98%
Return on Assets1.05%

Miscellaneous

Employees9,900
Outstanding Shares111,910,000
Market Cap$3.42 billion

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 announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, August 16th. Investors of record on Friday, September 14th will be paid a dividend of $0.16 per share on Friday, September 28th. This represents a $0.64 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.09%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 13th. View Telephone & Data Systems' Dividend History.

How were Telephone & Data Systems' earnings last quarter?

Telephone & Data Systems, Inc. (NYSE:TDS) posted its quarterly earnings results on Friday, August, 3rd. The Wireless communications provider reported $0.29 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.23 by $0.06. The Wireless communications provider earned $1.26 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.26 billion. Telephone & Data Systems had a net margin of 3.53% and a return on equity of 1.98%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up .6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.09 EPS. 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 Wednesday, November, 14th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Telephone & Data Systems.

What price target have analysts set for TDS?

4 analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Telephone & Data Systems' shares. Their forecasts range from $34.00 to $39.00. On average, they expect Telephone & Data Systems' stock price to reach $36.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 19.2% 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.

Who are some of Telephone & Data Systems' key competitors?

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 71)
  • Mr. Scott H. Williamson, Sr. VP of Acquisitions & Corp. Devel. (Age 67)
  • Mr. Douglas D. Shuma, Consultant (Age 57)
  • Mr. Douglas W. Chambers, Sr. VP of Fin. & Chief Accounting Officer
  • Mr. Joseph R. Hanley, Sr. VP of Technology, Services & Strategy (Age 51)

Has Telephone & Data Systems been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about TDS stock has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Telephone & Data Systems earned a coverage optimism score of 0.18 on Accern's scale. They also gave media headlines about the Wireless communications provider an impact score of 46.57 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future. View Recent Headlines for Telephone & Data Systems.

Who are Telephone & Data Systems' major shareholders?

Telephone & Data Systems' stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (15.26%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (7.28%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (2.96%), Gabelli Funds LLC (2.54%), Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (2.50%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.31%). Company insiders that own Telephone & Data Systems stock include Clarence A Davis, David A Wittwer, Douglas D Shuma, Douglas W Chambers, James W Butman, Jane W Mccahon, Joseph R Hanley, 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 institutional investors are selling Telephone & Data Systems stock?

TDS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Pinnacle Associates Ltd., Millennium Management LLC, Advisors Asset Management Inc., First Quadrant L P CA, Martingale Asset Management L P, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Chicago Equity Partners LLC and Gamco Investors INC. ET AL. Company insiders that have sold Telephone & Data Systems company stock in the last year include Clarence A Davis, David A Wittwer, Douglas W Chambers, James W Butman, Jane W Mccahon, Joseph R Hanley, 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 institutional investors are buying Telephone & Data Systems stock?

TDS stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Acadian Asset Management LLC, Advisors Asset Management Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, Voya Investment Management LLC, Northern Trust Corp and First Trust Advisors LP. 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 $30.62.

How big of a company is Telephone & Data Systems?

Telephone & Data Systems has a market capitalization of $3.42 billion and generates $5.04 billion in revenue each year. The Wireless communications provider earns $153 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.53 on an earnings per share basis. Telephone & Data Systems employs 9,900 workers across the globe.

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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  195 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  185 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  380
MarketBeat'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 9/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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