Telephone and Data Systems Stock Forecast, Price & News

$23.09
-0.16 (-0.69 %)
(As of 07/27/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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$22.88
$23.24
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$21.83
$26.36
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$16.38
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Volume473,955 shs
Average Volume1.22 million shs
Market Capitalization$2.64 billion
P/E Ratio12.69
Dividend Yield3.01%
Beta1.16
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About Telephone and Data Systems

Telephone and Data Systems, Inc., a telecommunications company, provides communications services in the United States. It operates through three segments: UScellular, Wireline, and Cable. 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, asset management, smart water solutions, and end-to-end IoT solutions; wireless priority services and quality priority and preemption options; smartphones and other handsets, tablets, wearables, mobile hotspots, routers, and IoT devices; and accessories, such as cases, screen protectors, chargers, and memory cards, as well as consumer electronics, including headphones, smart speakers, and home automation and business management solutions. 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; local and long-distance telephone service, VoIP, and enhanced services; and broadband, IP-based services, and hosted voice and video collaboration services. It sells its products through retail sales, direct sales, third-party retailers, and independent agents, as well as through ecommerce and telesales. As of December 31, 2020, the company offers its services to customers 5 million wireless connections, and 1.2 million wireline and cable connections. The company was incorporated in 1968 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

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2.86 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

2nd out of 290 stocks

Telephone Communication, Except Radio Industry

1st out of 93 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.5Community Rank: 3.5Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 3.1 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Telephone and Data Systems (NYSE:TDS) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Telephone and Data Systems a buy right now?

5 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, 3 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" Telephone and Data Systems stock.
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Are investors shorting Telephone and Data Systems?

Telephone and Data Systems saw a increase in short interest in June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totaling 3,910,000 shares, an increase of 33.9% from the June 15th total of 2,920,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,250,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.1 days. Approximately 3.9% of the shares of the company are sold short.
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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, August 5th 2021.
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How were Telephone and Data Systems' earnings last quarter?

Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. (NYSE:TDS) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May, 5th. The Wireless communications provider reported $0.48 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.36 by $0.12. The Wireless communications provider had revenue of $1.32 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.28 billion. Telephone and Data Systems had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 3.87% and a net margin of 4.09%. Telephone and Data Systems's revenue for the quarter was up 4.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.59 earnings per share.
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How has Telephone and Data Systems' stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

Telephone and Data Systems' stock was trading at $16.22 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, TDS stock has increased by 42.4% and is now trading at $23.09.
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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 Friday, May 21st. Investors of record on Tuesday, June 15th will be given a dividend of $0.175 per share on Wednesday, June 30th. This represents a $0.70 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.03%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, June 14th.
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Is Telephone and Data Systems a good dividend stock?

Telephone and Data Systems pays an annual dividend of $0.70 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.01%. Telephone and Data Systems does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Telephone and Data Systems is 36.27%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Telephone and Data Systems will have a dividend payout ratio of 56.00% next year. This indicates that Telephone and Data Systems will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for TDS?

5 analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Telephone and Data Systems' shares. Their forecasts range from $25.00 to $38.50. On average, they expect Telephone and Data Systems' share price to reach $30.30 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 31.2% from the stock's current price.
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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 74, Pay $2.68M)
  • Mr. Peter L. Sereda, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 62, Pay $1.11M)
  • Mr. Scott H. Williamson, Sr. VP of Acquisitions & Corp. Devel. (Age 70, Pay $1.12M)
  • Ms. Anita J. Kroll, Chief Accounting Officer, VP & Controller
  • Mr. Joseph R. Hanley, Sr. VP of Technology, Services & Strategy (Age 54)
  • 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 69)
  • Mr. Kurt B. Thaus, Sr. VP of Technology Services (Age 62)

What is LeRoy T. Carlson Jr.'s approval rating as Telephone and Data Systems' CEO?

38 employees have rated Telephone and Data Systems CEO LeRoy T. Carlson Jr. on Glassdoor.com. LeRoy T. Carlson Jr. has an approval rating of 72% among Telephone and Data Systems' employees.

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).

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 a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Private Management Group Inc. (1.54%), Deroy & Devereaux Private Investment Counsel Inc. (0.11%), Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund (0.03%) and New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (0.02%). Company insiders that own Telephone and Data Systems stock include Clarence A Davis, Gary L Sugarman, Joseph R Hanley, Prudence E Carlson and Wade Oosterman.
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Which major investors are selling Telephone and Data Systems stock?

TDS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Deroy & Devereaux Private Investment Counsel Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Telephone and Data Systems company stock in the last year include Clarence A Davis, and Joseph R Hanley.
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Which major investors are buying Telephone and Data Systems stock?

TDS stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Private Management Group Inc., New Mexico Educational Retirement Board, and Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund. Company insiders that have bought Telephone and Data Systems stock in the last two years include Gary L Sugarman, and Wade Oosterman.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Telephone and Data Systems' stock price today?

One share of TDS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $23.09.

How much money does Telephone and Data Systems make?

Telephone and Data Systems has a market capitalization of $2.64 billion and generates $5.23 billion in revenue each year. The Wireless communications provider earns $226 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.93 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Telephone and Data Systems have?

Telephone and Data Systems employs 9,200 workers across the globe.

What is Telephone and Data Systems' official website?

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

Where are Telephone and Data Systems' headquarters?

Telephone and Data Systems is headquartered at 30 NORTH LASALLE STREET SUITE 4000, CHICAGO IL, 60602.

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 7/28/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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