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NYSE:TDS

Telephone and Data Systems Stock Forecast, Price & News

$20.63
+0.39 (+1.93 %)
(As of 01/19/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$20.24
Now: $20.63
$20.85
50-Day Range
$17.80
MA: $18.90
$20.24
52-Week Range
$14.05
Now: $20.63
$25.61
Volume1.33 million shs
Average Volume1.07 million shs
Market Capitalization$4.42 billion
P/E Ratio10.80
Dividend Yield3.36%
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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MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

2.30 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

15th out of 22 stocks

Telephone Communication, Except Radio Industry

2nd out of 4 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.6Community Rank: 2.7Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 0.8Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Telephone communication, except radio
Sub-IndustryWireless Telecommunication Services
SectorUtilities
CUSIP87943382
Phone312-630-1900
Employees9,400

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$5.18 billion
Cash Flow$9.97 per share
Book Value$47.12 per share

Profitability

Net Income$121 million

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$4.42 billion
Next Earnings Date2/18/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$20.63
+0.39 (+1.93 %)
(As of 01/19/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Telephone and Data Systems (NYSE:TDS) Frequently Asked Questions

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

Telephone and Data Systems' stock was trading at $16.22 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, TDS stock has increased by 27.2% and is now trading at $20.63.
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Is Telephone and Data Systems a buy right now?

5 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Telephone and Data Systems in the last year. There are currently 4 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research 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?

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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, February 18th 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 Tuesday, November, 10th. The Wireless communications provider reported $0.66 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.26 by $0.40. The Wireless communications provider earned $1.32 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.29 billion. Telephone and Data Systems had a return on equity of 4.08% and a net margin of 4.32%. The business's quarterly revenue was up .2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.15 earnings per share.
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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 announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, November 17th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, December 16th will be given a dividend of $0.17 per share on Wednesday, December 30th. This represents a $0.68 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.30%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, December 15th.
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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 3.36%. 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 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Telephone and Data Systems' shares. Their forecasts range from $25.00 to $38.50. On average, they expect Telephone and Data Systems' stock price to reach $30.90 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 49.8% from the stock's current price.
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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).

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 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 shareholders include North Star Investment Management Corp. (0.05%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.01%), Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. (0.01%) and Diversified Trust Co (0.01%). Company insiders that own Telephone and Data Systems stock include Clarence A Davis, 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 Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., and State of Alaska Department of Revenue.
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Which major investors are buying Telephone and Data Systems stock?

TDS stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including North Star Investment Management Corp., and Diversified Trust Co.
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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.

What is Telephone and Data Systems' stock price today?

One share of TDS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $20.63.

How big of a company is Telephone and Data Systems?

Telephone and Data Systems has a market capitalization of $4.42 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 and Data Systems employs 9,400 workers across the globe.

What is Telephone and Data Systems' official website?

The official website for Telephone and Data Systems is www.tdsinc.com.

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 1/19/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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