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Telephone & Data Systems Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.04 (-0.20 %)
(As of 09/18/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $20.22
50-Day Range
MA: $22.30
52-Week Range
Now: $20.22
Volume2.24 million shs
Average Volume801,932 shs
Market Capitalization$2.31 billion
P/E Ratio14.44
Dividend Yield3.36%
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.6Community Rank: 2.6Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.32 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Telephone communication, except radio
Sub-IndustryWireless Telecommunication Services



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$5.18 billion
Cash Flow$8.60 per share
Book Value$47.12 per share


Net Income$121 million


Market Cap$2.31 billion
Next Earnings Date10/29/2020 (Estimated)
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Telephone & Data Systems (NYSE:TDS) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Telephone & Data Systems' stock been impacted by COVID-19?

Telephone & Data Systems' stock was trading at $16.22 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, TDS stock has increased by 24.7% and is now trading at $20.22.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Telephone & Data Systems?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Telephone & Data Systems in the last year. There are currently 4 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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When is Telephone & Data Systems' next earnings date?

Telephone & Data Systems is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 29th 2020.
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How were Telephone & Data Systems' earnings last quarter?

Telephone & Data Systems, Inc. (NYSE:TDS) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August, 6th. The Wireless communications provider reported $0.56 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.24 by $0.32. The Wireless communications provider had revenue of $1.26 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.20 billion. Telephone & Data Systems had a return on equity of 3.02% and a net margin of 3.17%. The business's revenue was up .2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.28 EPS.
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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 Wednesday, August 12th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, September 16th will be given a dividend of $0.17 per share on Wednesday, September 30th. This represents a $0.68 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.36%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, September 15th.
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What price target have analysts set for TDS?

5 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Telephone & Data Systems' stock. Their forecasts range from $27.00 to $42.50. On average, they expect Telephone & Data Systems' share price to reach $31.70 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 56.8% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting Telephone & Data Systems?

Telephone & Data Systems saw a decrease in short interest in August. As of August 14th, there was short interest totaling 1,530,000 shares, a decrease of 18.2% from the July 30th total of 1,870,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 648,900 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.4 days. Currently, 1.5% of the company's stock are sold short.
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Who are some of Telephone & Data Systems' key competitors?

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 NVIDIA (NVDA), AT&T (T), Intel (INTC), Pfizer (PFE), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Micron Technology (MU), Cisco Systems (CSCO) and Boeing (BA).

Who are Telephone & Data Systems' key executives?

Telephone & Data Systems' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. LeRoy T. Carlson Jr., Pres, CEO & Director (Age 73, Pay $2.58M)
  • Mr. Peter L. Sereda, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 61, Pay $988.45k)
  • Mr. Scott H. Williamson, Sr. VP of Acquisitions & Corp. Devel. (Age 69, Pay $1.09M)
  • Ms. Anita J. Kroll, Chief Accounting Officer, VP & Controller
  • Mr. Joseph R. Hanley, Sr. VP of Technology, Services & Strategy (Age 53)

What is Telephone & Data Systems' stock symbol?

Telephone & Data Systems trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "TDS."

Who are Telephone & Data Systems' major shareholders?

Telephone & Data Systems' stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (8.77%), AJO LP (2.38%), Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (1.59%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.27%), First Trust Advisors LP (1.04%) and AQR Capital Management LLC (1.04%). Company insiders that own Telephone & Data Systems stock include Clarence A Davis, Douglas W Chambers, James W Butman, Jane W Mccahon, Joseph R Hanley, Kenneth R Meyers, Kurt B Thaus, Mitchell H Saranow, Peter L Sereda, Prudence E Carlson, Scott H Williamson and Wade Oosterman.
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Which major investors are selling Telephone & Data Systems stock?

TDS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including First Trust Advisors LP, Vanguard Group Inc., Mackay Shields LLC, Gamco Investors INC. ET AL, AJO LP, Hudson Bay Capital Management LP, Prudential Financial Inc., and Cambiar Investors LLC.
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Which major investors are buying Telephone & Data Systems stock?

TDS stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including AQR Capital Management LLC, Raymond James & Associates, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Man Group plc, Anderson Fisher LLC, Jacobs Levy Equity Management Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, and Alberta Investment Management Corp.
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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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Telephone & Data Systems' stock price today?

One share of TDS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $20.22.

How big of a company is Telephone & Data Systems?

Telephone & Data Systems has a market capitalization of $2.31 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 & Data Systems employs 9,400 workers across the globe.

What is Telephone & Data Systems' official website?

The official website for Telephone & Data Systems is 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]

This page was last updated on 9/19/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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