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

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$33.31 +0.11 (+0.33 %)
(As of 12/19/2018 02:50 AM ET)
Previous Close$33.20
Today's Range$32.86 - $33.62
52-Week Range$23.54 - $36.52
Volume1.04 million shs
Average Volume735,944 shs
Market Capitalization$3.88 billion
P/E Ratio62.43
Dividend Yield1.86%
Beta0.78
Telephone and Data Systems, Inc., a telecommunications company, provides wireless, wireline, cable, and hosted and managed services in the United States. The company offers cellular services, such as postpaid national plans and prepaid service plans with voice, messaging, and data usage options; and business rate plans. It also offers wireless devices comprising handsets, tablets, mobile hotspots, home phones, and routers; and including accessories, including wireless basics, such as cases, screen protectors, chargers, and memory cards, as well as an assortment of consumer electronics comprising headphones, speakers, wearables, and home automation products. In addition, the company provides wireline and cable broadband services; digital television (TV) and digital satellite TV video services; voice services comprising local and long-distance telephone, voice over Internet protocol, find me follow me, collaboration, instant messaging, and other services; and network access services. Further, it offers a range of information technology (IT) services, including colocation, cloud and hosting solutions, managed services, and enterprise resource planning application management services; sells IT hardware, as well as provides related maintenance and professional services; and engages in planning, engineering, procurement, sale, installation, and management of IT-infrastructure solutions. Additionally, the company operates retail stores and kiosks. The company serves approximately 5.1 million wireless customers and 1.2 million wireline and cable customers. Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. 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 Telephone communication, except radio
Sub-IndustryWireless Telecommunication Services
SectorUtilities
Current SymbolNYSE:TDS
Previous Symbol
CUSIP87943382
Phone312-630-1900

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.46
Current Ratio2.80
Quick Ratio2.65

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio62.43
Forward P/E Ratio28.23
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$5.04 billion
Price / Sales0.75
Cash Flow$10.1865 per share
Price / Cash Flow3.27
Book Value$44.07 per share
Price / Book0.76

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.53
Net Income$153 million
Net Margins7.96%
Return on Equity2.43%
Return on Assets1.31%

Miscellaneous

Employees9,900
Outstanding Shares112,910,000
Market Cap$3.88 billion
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 declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, November 19th. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 14th will be paid a dividend of $0.16 per share on Friday, December 28th. This represents a $0.64 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.92%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 13th. View Telephone & Data Systems' Dividend History.

How were Telephone & Data Systems' earnings last quarter?

Telephone & Data Systems, Inc. (NYSE:TDS) issued its quarterly earnings data on Friday, November, 2nd. The Wireless communications provider reported $0.41 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.25 by $0.16. The Wireless communications provider had revenue of $1.30 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.29 billion. Telephone & Data Systems had a net margin of 7.96% and a return on equity of 2.43%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 3.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.08 earnings per share. 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 Friday, February 22nd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Telephone & Data Systems.

What price target have analysts set for TDS?

4 analysts 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' stock price to reach $37.75 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 13.3% 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 been trending somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing 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 nearest to five being the most favorable. Telephone & Data Systems earned a news impact score of 1.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the Wireless communications provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating 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?

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 71)
  • Mr. Scott H. Williamson, Sr. VP of Acquisitions & Corp. Devel. (Age 67)
  • Mr. Douglas D. Shuma, Consultant (Age 57)
  • Mr. Douglas W. Chambers, Sr. VP of Fin. & Chief Accounting Officer
  • Mr. Joseph R. Hanley, Sr. VP of Technology, Services & Strategy (Age 51)

Who are Telephone & Data Systems' major shareholders?

Telephone & Data Systems' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (15.39%), Vanguard Group Inc. (8.76%), Vanguard Group Inc (8.76%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (7.19%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (3.07%) and Gabelli Funds LLC (2.47%). 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 Man Group plc, Prudential Financial Inc., FMR LLC, Teachers Advisors LLC, First Quadrant L P CA, Gamco Investors INC. ET AL, NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V. and SG Americas Securities LLC. Company insiders that have sold Telephone & Data Systems company stock in the last year 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 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 Acadian Asset Management LLC, Citadel Advisors LLC, BlackRock Inc., First Trust Advisors LP, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Advisors Asset Management Inc. and TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC. 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 $33.31.

How big of a company is Telephone & Data Systems?

Telephone & Data Systems has a market capitalization of $3.88 billion and generates $5.04 billion in revenue each year. The Wireless communications provider earns $153 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.53 on an earnings per share basis. Telephone & Data Systems employs 9,900 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:  207 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  192 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  399
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 12/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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