Log in

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

-0.31 (-1.79 %)
(As of 03/29/2020 05:51 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $17.02
50-Day Range
MA: $20.36
52-Week Range
Now: $17.02
Volume891,147 shs
Average Volume1.12 million shs
Market Capitalization$1.95 billion
P/E Ratio16.52
Dividend Yield3.92%
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.
Read More
Telephone & Data Systems logo

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Telephone communication, except radio
Sub-IndustryWireless Telecommunication Services



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$5.18 billion
Cash Flow$9.01 per share
Book Value$47.12 per share


Net Income$121 million


Market Cap$1.95 billion
Next Earnings Date5/7/2020 (Estimated)

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.

Telephone & Data Systems (NYSE:TDS) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Telephone & Data Systems' stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Telephone & Data Systems' stock was trading at $16.22 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, TDS stock has increased by 4.9% and is now trading at $17.02. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of 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 3 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for Telephone & Data Systems.

When is Telephone & Data Systems' next earnings date?

Telephone & Data Systems is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, May 7th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Telephone & Data Systems.

How were Telephone & Data Systems' earnings last quarter?

Telephone & Data Systems, Inc. (NYSE:TDS) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February, 20th. The Wireless communications provider reported $0.10 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.03 by $0.07. The Wireless communications provider earned $1.34 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.34 billion. Telephone & Data Systems had a return on equity of 2.26% and a net margin of 2.36%. Telephone & Data Systems's quarterly revenue was up .3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.14 earnings per share. View Telephone & Data Systems' earnings history.

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, February 20th. Investors of record on Tuesday, March 17th will be given a dividend of $0.17 per share on Tuesday, March 31st. This represents a $0.68 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.00%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, March 16th. This is a boost from Telephone & Data Systems's previous quarterly dividend of $0.17. View Telephone & Data Systems' dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for TDS?

4 brokers have issued twelve-month price targets for Telephone & Data Systems' stock. Their forecasts range from $29.00 to $47.50. On average, they expect Telephone & Data Systems' stock price to reach $37.88 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 122.5% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Telephone & Data Systems.

Has Telephone & Data Systems been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about TDS stock have been trending somewhat positive on Sunday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Telephone & Data Systems earned a news impact score of 1.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the Wireless communications provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days. View the latest news aboutTelephone & Data Systems.

Are investors shorting Telephone & Data Systems?

Telephone & Data Systems saw a decrease in short interest in March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totaling 2,070,100 shares, a decrease of 13.7% from the February 27th total of 2,400,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 798,100 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.6 days. Currently, 2.1% of the company's stock are sold short. View Telephone & Data Systems' Current Options Chain.

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

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

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Telephone & Data Systems investors own include Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), General Electric (GE), AT&T (T), Intel (INTC), NVIDIA (NVDA), Pfizer (PFE), Main Street Capital (MAIN), Lam Research (LRCX), Anthem (ANTM) and Ford Motor (F).

Who are Telephone & Data Systems' key executives?

Telephone & Data Systems' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. LeRoy T. Carlson Jr., Pres, CEO & Director (Age 72)
  • Mr. Douglas W. Chambers, Sr. VP of Fin. & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 49)
  • Mr. Scott H. Williamson, Sr. VP of Acquisitions & Corp. Devel. (Age 68)
  • Mr. Douglas D. Shuma, Consultant (Age 58)
  • Mr. Joseph R. Hanley, Sr. VP of Technology, Services & Strategy (Age 52)

What is Telephone & Data Systems' stock symbol?

Telephone & Data Systems trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "TDS."

Who are Telephone & Data Systems' major shareholders?

Telephone & Data Systems' stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include State Street Corp (9.55%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (2.92%), AJO LP (2.87%), First Trust Advisors LP (2.58%), Gabelli Funds LLC (2.27%) and Acadian Asset Management LLC (2.21%). Company insiders that own Telephone & Data Systems stock 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, Prudence E Carlson, Scott H Williamson and Wade Oosterman. 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 Goldman Sachs Group Inc., AQR Capital Management LLC, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Man Group plc, Sadoff Investment Management LLC, AJO LP, Renaissance Technologies LLC, and Acadian Asset Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Telephone & Data Systems company stock in the last year include Clarence A Davis, Joseph R Hanley, Prudence E Carlson, and Scott H Williamson. View insider buying and selling activity for Telephone & Data Systems.

Which institutional investors are buying Telephone & Data Systems stock?

TDS stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State Street Corp, Norges Bank, Point72 Asset Management L.P., Marshall Wace LLP, Marshall Wace North America L.P., UBS Group AG, First Trust Advisors LP, and SG Americas Securities LLC. View insider buying and selling activity 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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Telephone & Data Systems' stock price today?

One share of TDS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $17.02.

How big of a company is Telephone & Data Systems?

Telephone & Data Systems has a market capitalization of $1.95 billion and generates $5.18 billion in revenue each year. The Wireless communications provider earns $121 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.03 on an earnings per share basis. Telephone & Data Systems employs 9,400 workers across the globe. View additional information about Telephone & Data Systems.

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:  256 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  238 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  494
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 3/29/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of analysts' upgrades, downgrades and new coverage with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.

Yahoo Gemini Pixel