NYSE:TDS - Telephone & Data Systems Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $34.55 -0.54 (-1.54 %) (As of 11/20/2018 11:08 AM ET)Previous Close$35.09Today's Range$34.43 - $34.9552-Week Range$23.54 - $35.80Volume15,639 shsAverage Volume1.44 million shsMarket Capitalization$3.96 billionP/E Ratio65.20Dividend Yield1.82%Beta0.7 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, 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. Receive TDS News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for TDS and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Telephone communication, except radio Sub-IndustryWireless Telecommunication Services SectorUtilities Current SymbolNYSE:TDS Previous Symbol CUSIP87943382 Webwww.tdsinc.com Phone312-630-1900 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.46 Current Ratio2.80 Quick Ratio2.65 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio65.20 Forward P/E Ratio29.28 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$5.04 billion Price / Sales0.77 Cash Flow$10.3443 per share Price / Cash3.34 Book Value$44.07 per share Price / Book0.78 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.53 Net Income$153 million Net Margins7.96% Return on Equity2.43% Return on Assets1.31% Miscellaneous Employees9,900 Outstanding Shares112,910,000Market Cap$3.96 billion 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, November 19th. Investors of record on Friday, December 14th will be paid a dividend of $0.16 per share on Friday, December 28th. This represents a $0.64 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.82%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 13th. View Telephone & Data Systems' Dividend History. How were Telephone & Data Systems' earnings last quarter? Telephone & Data Systems, Inc. (NYSE:TDS) released its quarterly earnings results on Friday, November, 2nd. The Wireless communications provider reported $0.41 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.25 by $0.16. The Wireless communications provider had revenue of $1.30 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.29 billion. Telephone & Data Systems had a return on equity of 2.43% and a net margin of 7.96%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 3.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.08 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 Friday, February 22nd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Telephone & Data Systems. What price target have analysts set for TDS? 4 brokers have issued 12-month price objectives for Telephone & Data Systems' stock. Their forecasts range from $34.00 to $42.00. On average, they anticipate Telephone & Data Systems' stock price to reach $37.75 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 7.6% 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? News stories about TDS stock have been trending negative recently, InfoTrie reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of 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 -2.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the Wireless communications provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future. Who are some of Telephone & Data Systems' key competitors? Some companies that are related to Telephone & Data Systems include Liberty Sirius XM Group Series B (LSXMB), Liberty Sirius XM Group Series A (LSXMA), Koninklijke KPN (KKPNY), Koninklijke KPN (KKPNF), Liberty Sirius XM Group Series C (LSXMK), TIM Participacoes (TSU), KT (KT), TELE2 AB/ADR (TLTZY), Zayo Group (ZAYO), Spark New Zealand (SPKKY), GCI Liberty (GLIBA), Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri A.S. (TKC), PLDT (PHI), Telekom Austria (TKAGY) and PCCW (PCCWY). 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 OfficerMr. Joseph R. Hanley, Sr. VP of Technology, Services & Strategy (Age 51) Who are Telephone & Data Systems' major shareholders? Telephone & Data Systems' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (15.39%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (7.19%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (3.07%), Gabelli Funds LLC (2.47%), Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (2.36%) and Teachers Advisors LLC (1.62%). 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 major investors are selling Telephone & Data Systems stock? TDS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Man Group plc, Prudential Financial Inc., FMR LLC, Teachers Advisors LLC, First Quadrant L P CA, Gamco Investors INC. ET AL, NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V. and SG Americas Securities LLC. 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 major investors are buying Telephone & Data Systems stock? TDS stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Acadian Asset Management LLC, Citadel Advisors LLC, BlackRock Inc., First Trust Advisors LP, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Advisors Asset Management Inc. and TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC. 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 $35.09. How big of a company is Telephone & Data Systems? Telephone & Data Systems has a market capitalization of $3.96 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. 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: 204 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 190 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 394MarketBeat'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 11/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is the float in trading stocks?