United States Cellular Corp Company Profile (NYSE:USM)

About United States Cellular Corp (USM)

United States Cellular Corp logoUnited States Cellular Corporation (U.S. Cellular) is a provider of wireless telecommunication services. The Company operates all of its wireless operating markets are in the United States. U.S. Cellular provides service to postpaid and prepaid customers from a range of demographic segments. The Company focuses on retail consumers, government and small-to-mid-size business customers in vertical industries, such as construction, retail, professional services and real estate. The Company offers a range of wireless devices, such as handsets, modems, mobile hotspots, home phones and tablets for use by its customers. U.S. Cellular offers wireless devices that are compatible with fourth generation long term evolution (4G LTE) and third generation (3G) networks. U.S. Cellular offers a range of accessories, such as carrying cases, hands-free devices, batteries, battery chargers, and memory cards to related consumer electronics, such as headphones, speakers and Bluetooth keyboards.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Computer and Technology
  • Industry: Wireless Communications
  • Sub-Industry: Wireless Telecommunication Services
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: USM
  • CUSIP: 91168410
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $36.78
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $39.58
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $39.22
  • 52-Week Range: $33.30 - $46.01
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 65.68
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 122.60
  • P/E Growth: 4.04
  • Market Cap: $3.12B
  • Outstanding Shares: 84,848,000
  • Beta: 0.84
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 1.30%
  • Return on Equity: 1.42%
  • Return on Assets: 0.73%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.44%
  • Current Ratio: 2.31%
  • Quick Ratio: 2.11%

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for United States Cellular Corp (NYSE:USM) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 2 Hold Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 1.67)
Consensus Price Target: $35.50 (3.48% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for United States Cellular Corp (NYSE:USM)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
2/27/2017Raymond James Financial, Inc.Reiterated RatingStrong-Buy -> Market PerformN/AView Rating Details
2/27/2017FBR & CoInitiated CoverageUnderperform$30.00N/AView Rating Details
12/14/2016Morgan StanleyUpgradeUnderweight -> Equal Weight$35.00 -> $41.00N/AView Rating Details
1/4/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeOverweight -> Neutral$46.00 -> $43.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 3/25/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for United States Cellular Corp (NYSE:USM)
Earnings by Quarter for United States Cellular Corp (NYSE:USM)
Earnings History by Quarter for United States Cellular Corp (NYSE:USM)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/4/2017        
2/24/2017Q416($0.25)($0.07)$1.03 billion$991.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/4/2016Q316$0.27$0.20$1.01 billion$1.01 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/5/2016Q216$0.23$0.32$973.14 million$980.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/6/2016Q1$0.26$0.10$975.59 million$958.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/19/2016Q415($0.47)($0.02)$1.01 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/30/2015Q315($0.02)$0.75$1.02 billion$1.07 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/31/2015Q215$0.05$0.23$1,000.00 million$975.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/1/2015Q115($0.04)$1.89$1.01 million$965.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/25/2015Q414($0.60)($0.25)$1.01 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/31/2014Q314($0.27)($0.26)$979.80 million$1.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/1/2014Q214($0.15)($0.22)$923.29 million$957.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2014Q114($0.51)$0.23$916.48 million$853.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/26/2014Q413($0.80)$0.02$938.20 million$825.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/1/2013Q313($0.12)($0.12)$925.07 million$939.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2013Q2 2013$0.11$1.69$1.02 billion$995.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/3/2013Q113($0.14)$0.06$1.10 billion$996.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/26/2013Q4 2012($0.01)($0.47)$1.13 billion$1.12 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/7/2012Q312$0.56$0.42$1.12 billion$1.14 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/3/2012$0.66$0.62ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/4/2012$0.44$0.73ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/24/2012$0.30$0.03ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/4/2011$0.49$0.73ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/8/2011$0.44$0.87ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/6/2011$0.41$0.40ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/24/2011$0.22$0.08ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for United States Cellular Corp (NYSE:USM)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.23 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.30 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20161$0.25$0.25$0.25
Q2 20161$0.24$0.24$0.24
Q3 20161$0.19$0.19$0.19
Q4 20161($0.13)($0.13)($0.13)
Q1 20171$0.04$0.04$0.04
Q2 20171$0.10$0.10$0.10
Q3 20171$0.21$0.21$0.21
Q4 20171$0.07$0.07$0.07
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for United States Cellular Corp (NYSE:USM)
Most Recent Dividend:6/25/2013
Annual Dividend:$0.00
Dividend Yield:0.00%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:0.00% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
0.00% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
0.00% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for United States Cellular Corp (NYSE:USM)

Dividend History by Quarter for United States Cellular Corp (NYSE:USM)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
5/17/2013special$0.066/7/20136/11/20136/25/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for United States Cellular Corp (NYSE:USM)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.20%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 14.43%
Insider Trades by Quarter for United States Cellular Corp (NYSE:USM)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for United States Cellular Corp (NYSE:USM)
Insider Trades by Quarter for United States Cellular Corp (NYSE:USM)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
3/22/2017Harry J Harczak JrDirectorSell2,800$36.81$103,068.00View SEC Filing  
5/2/2016J Samuel CrowleyDirectorSell2,025$42.83$86,730.75View SEC Filing  
3/28/2016Ronald E DalyDirectorSell1,926$43.30$83,395.80View SEC Filing  
3/18/2016Harry J Harczak JrDirectorSell1,600$41.83$66,928.00View SEC Filing  
11/3/2015Steven T. CampbellCFOSell10,117$42.19$426,836.23View SEC Filing  
5/21/2015Harry J Harczak JrDirectorSell1,350$39.01$52,663.50View SEC Filing  
5/8/2015Michael IrizarryVPSell2,995$39.31$117,733.45View SEC Filing  
5/4/2015Michael IrizarryVPSell12,487$38.31$478,376.97View SEC Filing  
3/25/2015Ronald E DalyDirectorSell4,040$35.53$143,541.20View SEC Filing  
3/23/2015J Samuel CrowleyDirectorSell2,174$37.99$82,590.26View SEC Filing  
5/9/2014Steven CampbellCFOSell3,570$41.62$148,583.40View SEC Filing  
5/7/2014Michael IrizarryVPSell4,901$42.27$207,165.27View SEC Filing  
5/6/2014Michael IrizarryVPSell5,670$41.73$236,609.10View SEC Filing  
5/5/2014Harry Harczak, Jr.DirectorSell1,200$42.04$50,448.00View SEC Filing  
4/1/2014J Samuel CrowleyDirectorSell1,274$40.75$51,915.50View SEC Filing  
11/19/2013Harry Harczak, Jr.DirectorSell1,200$45.31$54,372.00View SEC Filing  
8/14/2013Jeffrey ChildsVPSell3,766$43.32$163,143.12View SEC Filing  
8/12/2013Ronald DalyDirectorSell1,830$43.63$79,842.90View SEC Filing  
8/8/2013Michael IrizarryVPSell5,220$43.27$225,869.40View SEC Filing  
8/8/2013Steven CampbellCFOSell5,101$43.00$219,343.00View SEC Filing  
8/7/2013Michael IrizarryVPSell11,372$42.74$486,039.28View SEC Filing  
8/6/2013Steven CampbellCFOSell14,551$42.42$617,253.42View SEC Filing  
12/26/2012J Samuel CrowleyDirectorSell2,809$35.53$99,803.77View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for United States Cellular Corp (NYSE:USM)
Latest Headlines for United States Cellular Corp (NYSE:USM)
Source:
DateHeadline
americanbankingnews.com logoInsider Selling: United States Cellular Corp (USM) Director Sells 2,800 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 23 at 7:54 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoU.S. Cellular to Offer iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus (PRODUCT)RED Special Edition and New 9.7-inch iPad on Friday, March 24
finance.yahoo.com - March 23 at 6:25 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoU.S. Cellular Offering LG G6 for $10 per Month Starting with Online and In-Store Presale on March 24
finance.yahoo.com - March 17 at 4:09 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoUNITED STATES CELLULAR CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Financial Statements and E
biz.yahoo.com - March 17 at 4:09 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoUNITED STATES CELLULAR CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers
biz.yahoo.com - March 14 at 8:05 PM
capitalcube.com logoUnited States Cellular Corp. :USM-US: Earnings Analysis: 2016 By the Numbers : March 2, 2017
us.rd.yahoo.com - March 3 at 4:55 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoUNITED STATES CELLULAR CORP Financials
finance.yahoo.com - March 2 at 1:00 AM
nasdaq.com logoOversold Conditions For United States Cellular (USM)
www.nasdaq.com - February 27 at 5:18 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoUS Cellular downgraded by Raymond James
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 27 at 5:18 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoU.S. Cellular’s “Community Connections” is Back for its 3rd Year to Support Local Youth Organizations
finance.yahoo.com - February 27 at 5:18 PM
nasdaq.com logoTelephone & Data Systems (TDS) Posts In-Line Earnings in Q4 - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - February 27 at 8:35 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoUnited States Cellular (USM) Tops Q4 Earnings, Revenues Lag
finance.yahoo.com - February 27 at 8:34 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoTelephone & Data Systems (TDS) Posts In-Line Earnings in Q4
finance.yahoo.com - February 27 at 8:34 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoUNITED STATES CELLULAR CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements a
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 25 at 4:10 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ4 2016 United States Cellular Corp Earnings Release - Before Market Open
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 24 at 9:37 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoU.S. Cellular reports fourth quarter and full year 2016 results
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 24 at 9:37 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoU.S. Cellular Introduces Unlimited Data Offering Among Its New Total Plans with No Hidden Fees
finance.yahoo.com - February 24 at 9:37 AM
feeds.benzinga.com logoEarnings Scheduled For February 24, 2017
feeds.benzinga.com - February 24 at 5:12 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWill U.S. Cellular (USM) Disappoint this Earnings Season?
finance.yahoo.com - February 22 at 10:45 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoTDS and U.S. Cellular to release fourth quarter operating results and host conference call on February 24, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - February 17 at 4:59 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoUNITED STATES CELLULAR CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Creation of a Direct Fina
biz.yahoo.com - February 17 at 5:46 AM
zacks.com logoU.S. Cellular (USM) Boosts Prepaid Plans with More Data
www.zacks.com - January 30 at 10:28 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoU.S. Cellular Adds Value to Its Simple Connect and Ready Connect Prepaid Offerings
finance.yahoo.com - January 28 at 7:32 AM
seekingalpha.com logoU.S. Cellular testing fixed wireless for rural broadband - United ... - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - January 6 at 6:26 AM

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Frequently Asked Questions for United States Cellular Corp (NYSE:USM)

What is United States Cellular Corp's stock symbol?

United States Cellular Corp trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "USM."

How were United States Cellular Corp's earnings last quarter?

United States Cellular Corp (NYSE:USM) posted its quarterly earnings results on Friday, February, 24th. The company reported ($0.07) EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.25) by $0.18. The business earned $991 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.03 billion. United States Cellular Corp had a net margin of 1.30% and a return on equity of 1.42%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up .4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company posted ($0.02) earnings per share.

When will United States Cellular Corp make its next earnings announcement?

United States Cellular Corp is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, May, 4th 2017.

Where is United States Cellular Corp's stock going? Where will United States Cellular Corp's stock price be in 2017?

3 analysts have issued 12-month target prices for United States Cellular Corp's stock. Their predictions range from $30.00 to $41.00. On average, they anticipate United States Cellular Corp's stock price to reach $35.50 in the next year.

Who owns United States Cellular Corp stock?

United States Cellular Corp's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (3.46%), Gabelli Funds LLC (1.42%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.01%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.89%), FMR LLC (0.70%) and Pinnacle Associates Ltd. (0.39%). Company insiders that own United States Cellular Corp stock include Harry J Harczak Jr, J Samuel Crowley, Michael Irizarry, Ronald E Daly and Steven T Campbell.

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United States Cellular Corp's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Gamco Investors INC. ET AL, Pinnacle Associates Ltd., Guggenheim Capital LLC, AQR Capital Management LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Tudor Investment Corp Et Al and Gabelli Funds LLC. Company insiders that have sold United States Cellular Corp stock in the last year include Harry J Harczak Jr, J Samuel Crowley and Ronald E Daly.

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One share of United States Cellular Corp stock can currently be purchased for approximately $36.78.

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