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

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$31.40 +0.60 (+1.95 %)
(As of 04/22/2019 04:27 AM ET)
Previous Close$31.40
Today's Range$30.45 - $31.48
52-Week Range$24.00 - $37.29
Volume802,215 shs
Average Volume567,884 shs
Market Capitalization$3.57 billion
P/E Ratio26.84
Dividend Yield2.10%
Beta1
Telephone and Data Systems, Inc., a telecommunications company, provides wireless, cable and wireline broadband, TV, voice, and hosted and managed services in the United States. It operates through three segments: U.S. Cellular, Wireline, and Cable. The company offers cellular services to postpaid and prepaid customers, including retail consumers, government entities, and small-to-mid-size business customers in industries, such as the construction, retail, agriculture, professional services, and real estate; and national plans with voice, messaging, and data usage options. It also provides wireless devices comprising handsets, tablets, mobile hotspots, home phones, and routers; accessories that include wireless essentials, which comprise cases, screen protectors, chargers, and memory cards, as well as various consumer electronics, such as headphones, smart speakers, wearables, and home automation products. In addition, the company offers telecommunications services to residential and commercial customers, as well as wholesale customers and wireless carriers; broadband and digital television (TV) video services; voice services comprising local and long-distance telephone, voice over Internet protocol (VoIP), find me follow me, collaboration, instant messaging, and other services; and network access services. Further, it provides business services, including data networking, Ethernet, broadband access, and VoIP services to small- and medium-sized businesses, as well as operates retail stores and kiosks. The company offers its services to approximately 6 million connections. It 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

Industry Telephone communication, except radio
Sub-IndustryWireless Telecommunication Services
SectorUtilities
CUSIP87943382
Phone312-630-1900

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$5.11 billion
Cash Flow$9.0230 per share
Book Value$46.88 per share

Profitability

Net Income$135 million

Miscellaneous

Employees9,400
Market Cap$3.57 billion
Next Earnings Date5/7/2019 (Estimated)
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 announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, February 25th. Shareholders of record on Friday, March 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.165 per share on Friday, March 29th. This represents a $0.66 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.10%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 14th. This is a boost from Telephone & Data Systems's previous quarterly dividend of $0.16. View Telephone & Data Systems' Dividend History.

How were Telephone & Data Systems' earnings last quarter?

Telephone & Data Systems, Inc. (NYSE:TDS) issued its earnings results on Friday, February, 22nd. The Wireless communications provider reported $0.14 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.16 by $0.02. The Wireless communications provider had revenue of $1.33 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.34 billion. Telephone & Data Systems had a net margin of 2.62% and a return on equity of 2.57%. The company's revenue was up 1.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.05 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 Tuesday, May 7th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Telephone & Data Systems.

What guidance has Telephone & Data Systems issued on next quarter's earnings?

Telephone & Data Systems issued an update on its FY 2019 earnings guidance on Friday, February, 22nd. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $5.225-5.475 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $5.14 billion.

What price target have analysts set for TDS?

4 brokers have issued 12 month price objectives for Telephone & Data Systems' stock. Their predictions range from $34.00 to $42.00. On average, they expect Telephone & Data Systems' share price to reach $37.75 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 20.2% 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.

Has Telephone & Data Systems been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about TDS stock have trended somewhat positive on Monday, InfoTrie reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Telephone & Data Systems earned a media sentiment score of 1.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the Wireless communications provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

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

What other stocks do shareholders of Telephone & Data Systems own?

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 72)
  • Mr. Scott H. Williamson, Sr. VP of Acquisitions & Corp. Devel. (Age 68)
  • Mr. Douglas D. Shuma, Consultant (Age 58)
  • Mr. Douglas W. Chambers, Sr. VP of Fin. & Chief Accounting Officer
  • Mr. Joseph R. Hanley, Sr. VP of Technology, Services & Strategy (Age 52)

Who are Telephone & Data Systems' major shareholders?

Telephone & Data Systems' stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC (0.55%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.16%), CenturyLink Investment Management Co (0.03%), W.E. Donoghue & Co. LLC (0.03%), Tibra Equities Europe Ltd (0.03%) and Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.02%). Company insiders that own Telephone & Data Systems stock include Clarence A Davis, David A Wittwer, Douglas W Chambers, James W Butman, Jane W Mccahon, Joseph R Hanley, Kenneth R Meyers, 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 CenturyLink Investment Management Co, Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC and Alpha Windward LLC. Company insiders that have sold Telephone & Data Systems company stock in the last year include Clarence A Davis, Douglas W Chambers, James W Butman, Jane W Mccahon, Joseph R Hanley, Kenneth R Meyers, Kurt B Thaus, Mitchell H Saranow, Peter L Sereda and Prudence E Carlson. View Insider Buying and Selling for Telephone & Data Systems.

Which institutional investors are buying Telephone & Data Systems stock?

TDS stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including W.E. Donoghue & Co. LLC, Tibra Equities Europe Ltd, Brookstone Capital Management, Meeder Asset Management Inc., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Strs Ohio, Oakbrook Investments LLC and Retirement Systems of Alabama. 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 $31.40.

How big of a company is Telephone & Data Systems?

Telephone & Data Systems has a market capitalization of $3.57 billion and generates $5.11 billion in revenue each year. The Wireless communications provider earns $135 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.17 on an earnings per share basis. Telephone & Data Systems employs 9,400 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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  217 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  202 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  419
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 4/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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