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NYSE:TDS

Telephone and Data Systems - TDS Stock Forecast, Price & News

$17.09
+0.94 (+5.82%)
(As of 08/8/2022 12:57 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$16.25
$17.38
50-Day Range
$14.74
$17.97
52-Week Range
$14.46
$21.47
Volume
29,437 shs
Average Volume
1.02 million shs
Market Capitalization
$1.96 billion
P/E Ratio
19.64
Dividend Yield
4.46%
Price Target
$23.50

Telephone and Data Systems MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Buy
3.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
35.6% Upside
$23.50 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
2.70% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.69mentions of Telephone and Data Systems in the last 14 days
Based on 7 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$78,819 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
45.16%
From $0.31 to $0.45 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

3.65 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

1st out of 107 stocks

Telephone Communication, Except Radio Industry

1st out of 38 stocks

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About Telephone and Data Systems (NYSE:TDS) Stock

Telephone and Data Systems, Inc., a telecommunications company, provides communications services in the United States. It operates through two segments: UScellular and TDS Telecom. The company offers wireless solutions to consumers and business and government customers, including a suite of connected Internet of things (IoT) solutions, and software applications for monitor and control, business automation/operations, communication, fleet and asset management, smart water solutions, private cellular networks and custom, and end-to-end IoT solutions; wireless priority services and quality priority and preemption options; smartphones and other handsets, tablets, wearables, mobile hotspots, routers, and IoT devices; and accessories, such as cases, screen protectors, chargers, and memory cards, as well as consumer electronics, including audio, home automation and networking products. It also provides replace and repair services; Trade-In program through which it buys customers' used equipment; internet connections and all-home WI-FI services; TDS TV+, an integrated cloud television platform that offers video content; local and long-distance telephone service, VoIP, and enhanced services; and broadband, IP-based services, and hosted voice and video collaboration services. The company sells its products through retail sales, direct and indirect sales, third-party retailers, and independent agents, as well as through ecommerce and telesales. As of December 31, 2021, it offers its services to customers 5 million wireless connections, and 1.2 million wireline and cable connections. The company was incorporated in 1968 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

Telephone and Data Systems Trading Up 5.6 %

NYSE:TDS opened at $16.15 on Monday. The company has a market cap of $1.85 billion, a P/E ratio of 18.56 and a beta of 1.02. Telephone and Data Systems has a 12 month low of $14.46 and a 12 month high of $21.47. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.61, a current ratio of 1.66 and a quick ratio of 1.49. The company has a 50-day moving average of $15.86 and a 200-day moving average of $17.87.

Telephone and Data Systems (NYSE:TDS - Get Rating) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August 4th. The Wireless communications provider reported $0.15 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.04 by $0.11. Telephone and Data Systems had a net margin of 3.11% and a return on equity of 2.95%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.17 EPS. As a group, equities analysts predict that Telephone and Data Systems will post 0.31 earnings per share for the current year.

Telephone and Data Systems Announces Dividend

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, June 30th. Investors of record on Wednesday, June 15th were paid a dividend of $0.18 per share. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, June 14th. This represents a $0.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.46%. Telephone and Data Systems's payout ratio is currently 82.76%.

Wall Street Analyst Weigh In

Separately, Morgan Stanley downgraded shares of Telephone and Data Systems from an "overweight" rating to an "equal weight" rating and set a $22.00 price objective on the stock. in a report on Tuesday, April 19th.

Insider Buying and Selling

In related news, Director Clarence A. Davis sold 4,300 shares of the company's stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, May 25th. The shares were sold at an average price of $18.33, for a total value of $78,819.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 15,511 shares of the company's stock, valued at $284,316.63. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Corporate insiders own 14.08% of the company's stock.

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TDS Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 6/30 Dividend
6/14/2022
Dividend Payable
6/30/2022
Last Earnings
8/04/2022
Today
8/08/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
11/03/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Telephone communication, except radio
Sub-Industry
Wireless Telecommunication Services
Sector
Utilities
CUSIP
87943382
Employees
8,800
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$23.50
High Stock Price Forecast
$25.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$22.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+37.5%
Consensus Rating
Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
3.00
Research Coverage
2 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$156 million
Pretax Margin
5.05%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$5.33 billion
Cash Flow
$9.66 per share
Book Value
$49.22 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
98,453,000
Market Cap
$1.96 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.02

Key Executives

  • Mr. LeRoy T. Carlson Jr. (Age 75)
    Pres, CEO & Director
    Comp: $2.65M
  • Ms. Vicki L. Villacrez (Age 59)
    Exec. VP & CFO
  • Ms. Anita J. Kroll
    Chief Accounting Officer, VP & Controller
  • 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.
  • Mr. Joseph R. Hanley (Age 55)
    Sr. VP of Strategy & Corp. Devel.
  • Dr. Daniel J. DeWitt Ph.D. (Age 70)
    Sr. VP of HR
  • Mr. Theodore E. Wiessing
    Sr. VP of Technology for OneNeck IT Solutions & Sr. Security Advisor
  • Ms. Jessica Bartley
    VP of IT Security and Chief Security & Privacy Officer













TDS Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Telephone and Data Systems stock right now?

2 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Telephone and Data Systems in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating and 1 strong buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" TDS shares.
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What is Telephone and Data Systems' stock price forecast for 2022?

2 brokers have issued 1-year price objectives for Telephone and Data Systems' stock. Their TDS stock forecasts range from $22.00 to $25.00. On average, they expect the company's share price to reach $23.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 37.5% from the stock's current price.
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How has Telephone and Data Systems' stock performed in 2022?

Telephone and Data Systems' stock was trading at $20.15 at the beginning of 2022. Since then, TDS shares have decreased by 15.2% and is now trading at $17.09.
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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, November 3rd 2022.
View our TDS earnings forecast
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How were Telephone and Data Systems' earnings last quarter?

Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. (NYSE:TDS) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August, 4th. The Wireless communications provider reported $0.15 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.04 by $0.11. Telephone and Data Systems had a net margin of 3.11% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 2.95%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.17 earnings per share.

How often does Telephone and Data Systems pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Telephone and Data Systems?

Telephone and Data Systems announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, May 20th. Investors of record on Wednesday, June 15th will be given a dividend of $0.18 per share on Thursday, June 30th. This represents a $0.72 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.21%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, June 14th.
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Is Telephone and Data Systems a good dividend stock?

Telephone and Data Systems (NYSE:TDS) pays an annual dividend of $0.72 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 4.46%. TDS has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The company has been increasing its dividend for 49 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 82.76%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on EPS estimates, TDS will have a dividend payout ratio of 160.00% in the coming year. This indicates that the company may not be able to sustain their current dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for TDS.

What is LeRoy T. Carlson Jr.'s approval rating as Telephone and Data Systems' CEO?

38 employees have rated Telephone and Data Systems Chief Executive Officer LeRoy T. Carlson Jr. on Glassdoor.com. LeRoy T. Carlson Jr. has an approval rating of 72% among the company's employees.

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 Private Management Group Inc. (2.40%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (1.04%), Loomis Sayles & Co. L P (0.72%), ProShare Advisors LLC (0.47%), Congress Asset Management Co. MA (0.33%) and TCW Group Inc. (0.31%). Insiders that own company stock include Clarence A Davis, Gary L Sugarman, Joseph R Hanley, Kurt B Thaus, Prudence E Carlson and Wade Oosterman.
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How do I buy shares of Telephone and Data Systems?

Shares of TDS stock 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 $17.09.

How much money does Telephone and Data Systems make?

Telephone and Data Systems (NYSE:TDS) has a market capitalization of $1.96 billion and generates $5.33 billion in revenue each year. The Wireless communications provider earns $156 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.87 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Telephone and Data Systems have?

Telephone and Data Systems employs 8,800 workers across the globe.

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 official website for the company is www.tdsinc.com. The Wireless communications provider can be reached via phone at (312) 630-1900, via email at julie.mathews@tdsinc.com, or via fax at 608-830-5618.

This page (NYSE:TDS) was last updated on 8/8/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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