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NYSE:TDS

Telephone and Data Systems Stock Forecast, Price & News

$18.32
+0.18 (+0.99 %)
(As of 02/25/2021 02:33 PM ET)
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$17.87
Now: $18.32
$18.43
50-Day Range
$18.03
MA: $19.88
$20.85
52-Week Range
$14.05
Now: $18.32
$24.50
Volume19,305 shs
Average Volume1.11 million shs
Market Capitalization$3.92 billion
P/E Ratio9.59
Dividend Yield3.75%
Beta1.17
Telephone and Data Systems, Inc., a telecommunications company, provides communications 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 business customers located in its service territories; national plans with voice, messaging, and data usage options; and advanced wireless solutions, such as machine-to-machine solution and software applications for various categories of monitor and control, business automation/operations, communication, and asset management. It also provides wireless devices comprising handsets, tablets, mobile hotspots, home phones, and routers; and 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 wireline services to residential customers comprising broadband and digital television video services, as well as voice services, such as local and long-distance telephone, voice over Internet protocol (VoIP), find me follow me, collaboration, instant messaging, and other services; broadband, IP-based, and hosted voice and collaboration services to small- and medium-sized businesses; and wireline services to traditional interexchange and wireless carriers. Further, it provides business services, including data networking, Ethernet, broadband access, and VoIP services to small- and medium-sized businesses, as well as operates 262 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 incorporated 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
Employees9,300
Year FoundedN/A

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$5.18 billion
Cash Flow$8.85 per share
Book Value$47.12 per share

Profitability

Net Income$121 million

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$3.92 billion
Next Earnings Date4/29/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

2.45 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

10th out of 274 stocks

Telephone Communication, Except Radio Industry

2nd out of 89 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.5Community Rank: 2.7Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
$18.32
+0.18 (+0.99 %)
(As of 02/25/2021 02:33 PM ET)
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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 analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Telephone and Data Systems in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating, 3 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" Telephone and Data Systems stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Telephone and Data Systems?

Wall Street analysts have given Telephone and Data Systems a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Telephone and Data Systems wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting Telephone and Data Systems?

Telephone and Data Systems saw a increase in short interest in the month of January. As of January 29th, there was short interest totaling 2,320,000 shares, an increase of 20.8% from the January 14th total of 1,920,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 953,500 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.4 days. Approximately 2.3% of the company's stock are short sold.
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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, April 29th 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 data on Thursday, February, 18th. The Wireless communications provider reported $0.12 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.04 by $0.08. Telephone and Data Systems had a net margin of 4.32% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 4.08%. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.10 earnings per share.
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How has Telephone and Data Systems' stock price been impacted by Coronavirus?

Telephone and Data Systems' stock was trading at $16.22 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, TDS stock has increased by 13.1% and is now trading at $18.34.
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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 declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, February 18th. Investors of record on Wednesday, March 17th will be given a dividend of $0.175 per share on Wednesday, March 31st. This represents a $0.70 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.82%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, March 16th. This is a positive change from Telephone and Data Systems's previous quarterly dividend of $0.17.
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Is Telephone and Data Systems a good dividend stock?

Telephone and Data Systems pays an annual dividend of $0.68 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.75%. Telephone and Data Systems does not yet have a strock track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Telephone and Data Systems is 66.02%. 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 60.18% 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 price objectives for Telephone and Data Systems' stock. Their forecasts range from $22.00 to $38.50. On average, they anticipate Telephone and Data Systems' stock price to reach $29.10 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 58.7% 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 $2.58M)
  • Mr. Peter L. Sereda, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 62, Pay $988.45k)
  • Mr. Scott H. Williamson, Sr. VP of Acquisitions & Corp. Devel. (Age 70, Pay $1.09M)
  • 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 many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (6.11%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (1.52%), Gabelli Funds LLC (1.17%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.13%), Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (0.82%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.80%). Company insiders that own Telephone and Data Systems stock include Clarence A Davis, Gary L Sugarman, Joseph R Hanley, Kenneth R Meyers, Mitchell H Saranow, Prudence E Carlson, Scott H Williamson 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 AJO LP, BlackRock Inc., Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Public Sector Pension Investment Board, Engineers Gate Manager LP, Aperio Group LLC, and Wells Fargo & Company MN.
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Which major investors are buying Telephone and Data Systems stock?

TDS stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Morgan Stanley, First Trust Advisors LP, Private Management Group Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, Eidelman Virant Capital, Russell Investments Group Ltd., and JPMorgan Chase & Co.. 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 $18.34.

How much money does Telephone and Data Systems make?

Telephone and Data Systems has a market capitalization of $3.93 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.

How many employees does Telephone and Data Systems have?

Telephone and Data Systems employs 9,300 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 2/25/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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