NYSE:TDS - Telephone & Data Systems Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $32.18 +0.48 (+1.51 %) (As of 03/19/2019 01:39 AM ET)Previous Close$31.70Today's Range$31.70 - $32.1852-Week Range$24.00 - $37.29Volume627,310 shsAverage Volume874,514 shsMarket Capitalization$3.63 billionP/E Ratio27.50Dividend Yield2.08%Beta1.01 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, 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 Stock Exchange NYSE Industry N/A Sub-IndustryWireless Telecommunication Services SectorUtilities Current SymbolNYSE:TDS Previous Symbol CUSIP87943382 CIK1051512 Webwww.tdsinc.com Phone312-630-1900Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.46 Current Ratio2.65 Quick Ratio2.48Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio27.50 Forward P/E Ratio26.38 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$5.11 billion Price / Sales0.71 Cash Flow$9.0393 per share Price / Cash Flow3.56 Book Value$46.88 per share Price / Book0.69Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.17 Net Income$135 million Net Margins2.62% Return on Equity2.57% Return on Assets1.39%Miscellaneous Employees9,400 Outstanding Shares112,913,000Market Cap$3.63 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. Investors 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 yield of 2.05%. The ex-dividend date 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 quarterly earnings results on Friday, February, 22nd. The Wireless communications provider reported $0.14 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.16 by $0.02. The Wireless communications provider earned $1.33 billion during 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 firm's revenue was up 1.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company 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 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Telephone & Data Systems' stock. Their predictions range from $34.00 to $42.00. On average, they anticipate Telephone & Data Systems' share price to reach $37.75 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 17.3% 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 recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Telephone & Data Systems earned a media sentiment score of 1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the Wireless communications provider a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future. Who are some of Telephone & Data Systems' key competitors? Some companies that are related to Telephone & Data Systems include AGL Energy (AGL), Brookfield Infrastructure Partners (BIP), RWE (RWE), EDP-Energias de Portugal, S.A (EDPFY), Telecom Italia (TI), Koninklijke KPN (KKPNY), Veolia Environnement (VEOEY), SSE (SSE), TERNA RETE ELET/ADR (TEZNY), CENTRAIS ELETRI/S (EBR), Vistra Energy (VST), Hydro One (H), AES (AES), Atmos Energy (ATO) and RED ELECTRICA C/ADR (RDEIY). 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), Cornerstone Strategic Value Fund (CLM), Cornerstone Total Return Fund (CRF), Intel (INTC), Pfizer (PFE), BP Prudhoe Bay Royalty Trust (BPT), CBL & Associates Properties (CBL), Government Properties Income Trust (GOV), Frontier Communications (FTR) and Anthem (ANTM). 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 OfficerMr. 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 number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (11.62%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (7.46%), Gabelli Funds LLC (2.36%), Acadian Asset Management LLC (2.27%), Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (2.27%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.42%). 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, 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 BlackRock Inc., Royce & Associates LP, FMR LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, First Quadrant L P CA, Bank of America Corp DE, SG Americas Securities LLC and Gabelli Funds 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, 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 institutional investors are buying Telephone & Data Systems stock? TDS stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Norges Bank, Acadian Asset Management LLC, Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, WINTON GROUP Ltd, Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC, Geode Capital Management LLC, Geode Capital Management LLC and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board. 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 $32.18. How big of a company is Telephone & Data Systems? Telephone & Data Systems has a market capitalization of $3.63 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 214 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 200 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 414MarketBeat'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 3/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is a Stop Order?