United States Cellular Corporation Company Profile (NYSE:USM)

About United States Cellular Corporation (NYSE:USM)

United States Cellular Corporation logoUnited States Cellular Corporation (U.S. Cellular) is a provider of wireless telecommunication services. The Company's 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 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 Telecommunications Services - NEC
  • Sub-Industry: Wireless Telecommunication Services
  • Symbol: NYSE:USM
  • CUSIP: 91168410
  • Web: www.uscellular.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $3.24 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 84,884,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $39.15
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $40.40
  • 52 Week Range: $33.30 - $46.01
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 50.63
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 90.76
  • P/E Growth: 1.68
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $3.91 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.83
  • Book Value: $43.24 per share
  • Price / Book: 0.88
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $644 million
  • Net Margins: 1.63%
  • Return on Equity: 1.45%
  • Return on Assets: 0.75%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.44%
  • Current Ratio: 2.60%
  • Quick Ratio: 2.36%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 116,891 shs.
  • Beta: 0.82
  • Short Ratio: 3.07
 

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

What is United States Cellular Corporation's stock symbol?

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

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

United States Cellular Corporation (NYSE:USM) announced its quarterly earnings results on Friday, May, 5th. The company reported $0.31 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.11 by $0.20. The business had revenue of $936 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $955.13 million. United States Cellular Corporation had a return on equity of 1.45% and a net margin of 1.63%. The company's quarterly revenue was down 3.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.10 EPS. View United States Cellular Corporation's Earnings History.

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

United States Cellular Corporation is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August, 3rd 2017. View Earnings Estimates for United States Cellular Corporation.

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

3 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for United States Cellular Corporation's stock. Their predictions range from $30.00 to $41.00. On average, they expect United States Cellular Corporation's stock price to reach $35.50 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for United States Cellular Corporation.

Who are some of United States Cellular Corporation's key competitors?

Who are United States Cellular Corporation's key executives?

United States Cellular Corporation's management team includes the folowing people:

  • LeRoy T. Carlson Jr., Independent Chairman of the Board
  • Kenneth R. Meyers, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Steven T. Campbell, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President - Finance, Treasurer, Director
  • Jay M. Ellison, Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President
  • Deirdre C. Drake, Chief Human Resource Officer, Senior Vice President
  • Michael S. Irizarry Ph.D., Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer - Engineering and Information Services,
  • Edward C. Perez, Senior Vice President - Sales
  • Douglas D. Shuma, Chief Accounting Officer, Director
  • Walter C. D. Carlson J.D., Director
  • Peter L. Sereda, Director

Who owns United States Cellular Corporation stock?

United States Cellular Corporation's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (3.45%), Vanguard Group Inc. (2.06%), Gabelli Funds LLC (1.45%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.10%), FMR LLC (0.76%) and Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.74%). Company insiders that own United States Cellular Corporation stock include Deirdre Drake, Harry J Harczak Jr, J Samuel Crowley, Jay Ellison, Ronald E Daly and Steven T Campbell. View Institutional Ownership Trends for United States Cellular Corporation.

Who sold United States Cellular Corporation stock? Who is selling United States Cellular Corporation stock?

United States Cellular Corporation's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Pinnacle Associates Ltd., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Acadian Asset Management LLC, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, Gamco Investors INC. ET AL, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Prudential Financial Inc. and First Trust Advisors LP. Company insiders that have sold United States Cellular Corporation stock in the last year include Deirdre Drake, Harry J Harczak Jr, J Samuel Crowley, Jay Ellison and Ronald E Daly. View Insider Buying and Selling for United States Cellular Corporation.

Who bought United States Cellular Corporation stock? Who is buying United States Cellular Corporation stock?

United States Cellular Corporation's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Vanguard Group Inc., Morgan Stanley, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, FMR LLC, Clinton Group Inc., Geode Capital Management LLC, Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. and Citadel Advisors LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for United States Cellular Corporation.

How do I buy United States Cellular Corporation stock?

Shares of United States Cellular Corporation can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is United States Cellular Corporation's stock price today?

One share of United States Cellular Corporation stock can currently be purchased for approximately $38.12.


MarketBeat Community Rating for United States Cellular Corporation (NYSE USM)
Community Ranking:  1.1 out of 5 ()
Outperform Votes:  41 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  142 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  183
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about United States Cellular Corporation and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for United States Cellular Corporation (NYSE:USM) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 2 Hold Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 1.67)
Consensus Price Target: $35.50 (6.87% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for United States Cellular Corporation (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
1/4/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoDowngradeOverweight -> Neutral$46.00 -> $43.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 6/27/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for United States Cellular Corporation (NYSE:USM)
Earnings by Quarter for United States Cellular Corporation (NYSE:USM)
Earnings History by Quarter for United States Cellular Corporation (NYSE USM)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/3/2017        
5/5/2017Q1 2017$0.11$0.31$955.13 million$936.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
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 billion$987.04 millionViewListenView 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)$1.04 billion$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 Corporation (NYSE:USM)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.42
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
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 Corporation (NYSE:USM)
Most Recent Dividend:6/25/2013
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 Corporation (NYSE:USM)

Dividend History by Quarter for United States Cellular Corporation (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 Corporation (NYSE:USM)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.20%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 14.85%
Insider Trades by Quarter for United States Cellular Corporation (NYSE:USM)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for United States Cellular Corporation (NYSE:USM)
Insider Trades by Quarter for United States Cellular Corporation (NYSE:USM)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/9/2017Jay EllisonEVPSell8,447$38.85$328,165.95View SEC Filing  
5/8/2017Deirdre DrakeSVPSell6,755$38.72$261,553.60View SEC Filing  
5/1/2017J Samuel CrowleyDirectorSell2,119$38.86$82,344.34View SEC Filing  
3/31/2017Ronald E DalyDirectorSell2,115$37.55$79,418.25View SEC Filing  
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 Corporation (NYSE:USM)
Latest Headlines for United States Cellular Corporation (NYSE:USM)
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americanbankingnews.com logoHead-To-Head Review: Superconductor Technologies (SCON) vs. United States Cellular Corporation (USM)
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 23 at 10:38 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoUnited States Cellular Corporation (USM) Stock Rating Lowered by BidaskClub
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 23 at 3:54 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoUnited States Cellular Corp. – Value Analysis (NYSE:USM) : June 19, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 20 at 9:00 AM
zacks.com logoUnited States Cellular Offers Free iPhone 7 to Lure Users
www.zacks.com - June 19 at 8:38 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoUnited States Cellular Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : USM-US : June 16, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 17 at 7:00 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSwitch to U.S. Cellular and Get Unlimited Data and a Free iPhone 7
finance.yahoo.com - June 17 at 7:00 AM
nasdaq.com logoHere's Why You Should Hold on United States Cellular (USM)
www.nasdaq.com - June 14 at 1:25 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHere's Why You Should Hold on United States Cellular (USM)
finance.yahoo.com - June 14 at 1:25 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoU.S. Cellular to Offer All-New 10.5-inch iPad Pro and New 12.9-inch iPad Pro
finance.yahoo.com - June 8 at 3:34 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoTelephone and Data Systems (TDS) Up 11.2% Since Earnings Report: Can It Continue?
finance.yahoo.com - June 7 at 8:43 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoUnited States Cellular Corp (USM) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 5 at 12:46 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Analysts Anticipate United States Cellular Corp (USM) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $950.55 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 4 at 8:51 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoUnited States Cellular Corp (USM) Expected to Announce Earnings of $0.22 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 2 at 12:30 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoUnited States Cellular to Test 3.5 GHz Wireless Broadband
finance.yahoo.com - June 1 at 12:08 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to United States Cellular Corp. : May 23, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 23 at 7:54 PM
businesswire.com logoUNITED STATES CELLULAR (USM) SHAREHOLDER ALERT – Andrews & Springer LLC Is Investigating United States Cellular Corporation For Potential Securities Violations and Breach of ...
www.businesswire.com - May 15 at 8:39 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoUNITED STATES CELLULAR (USM) SHAREHOLDER ALERT – Andrews & Springer LLC Is Investigating United States Cellular Corporation For Potential Securities Violations and Breach of Fiduciary Duty
finance.yahoo.com - May 15 at 8:39 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoResearch Analysts Set Expectations for United States Cellular Corp's FY2017 Earnings (USM)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 15 at 8:20 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoUnited States Cellular Corp (USM) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 11 at 4:40 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoUnited States Cellular Corp (USM) Upgraded at ValuEngine
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 11 at 3:32 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo$960.57 Million in Sales Expected for United States Cellular Corp (USM) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 11 at 12:42 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: United States Cellular Corp (USM) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 11 at 10:54 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoJay Ellison Sells 8,447 Shares of United States Cellular Corp (USM) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 10 at 1:29 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoUnited States Cellular Corp (USM) Lowered to "Hold" at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 10 at 1:00 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to United States Cellular Corp. : May 9, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 9 at 7:57 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoInsider Selling: United States Cellular Corp (USM) SVP Sells 6,755 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 9 at 1:10 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of USM earnings conference call or presentation 5-May-17 2:30pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - May 8 at 7:59 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoUnited States Cellular Corp. :USM-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 8, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 8 at 7:59 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoTelephone & Data Systems (TDS) Tops Q1 Earnings and Revenues
finance.yahoo.com - May 8 at 9:19 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoUnited States Cellular (USM) Q1 Earnings Top, Revenues Lag
finance.yahoo.com - May 8 at 9:19 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoUnited States Cellular Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : USM-US : May 8, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 8 at 9:19 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoU.S. Cellular reports first quarter 2017 results
finance.yahoo.com - May 6 at 8:07 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoBlog Coverage: Wi-LAN Acquires VIZIYA; Set to Expand its IIOT Portfolio
finance.yahoo.com - May 6 at 12:53 AM
seekingalpha.com logoU.S. Cellular +8.5% as cost controls prompt Q1 beat
seekingalpha.com - May 5 at 3:56 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoUnited States Cellular Corp (USM) Posts Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.20 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 5 at 3:18 PM
feeds.benzinga.com logoMid-Morning Market Update: Markets Open Mixed; Cognizant Earnings Beat Views
feeds.benzinga.com - May 5 at 10:34 AM
marketbeat.com logoU.S. Cellular beats 1Q profit forecasts
marketbeat.com - May 5 at 8:03 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoUnited States Cellular Corp (USM) Given Media Impact Rating of 0.05
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 4 at 2:32 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoUnited States Cellular Corp (USM) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Friday
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 3 at 11:20 AM
zacks.com logoCan U.S. Cellular (USM) Spring a Surprise in Q1 Earnings?
www.zacks.com - May 3 at 9:59 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoUnited States Cellular Corp (USM) Director J Samuel Crowley Sells 2,119 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 2 at 10:18 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoPositive Press Coverage Likely to Impact United States Cellular Corp (USM) Share Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 30 at 9:06 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSomewhat Favorable Media Coverage Likely to Affect United States Cellular Corp (USM) Stock Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 27 at 12:36 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoUnited States Cellular Corp. – Value Analysis (NYSE:USM) : April 26, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 26 at 5:00 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: United States Cellular Corp (USM) Given $39.25 Average Target Price by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 26 at 9:31 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoUnited States Cellular Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : USM-US : April 25, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 25 at 8:57 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to United States Cellular Corp. : April 24, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 24 at 6:49 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoUnited States Cellular Corp (USM) Given Daily Coverage Optimism Score of -0.15
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 24 at 12:38 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoUnited States Cellular Corp (USM) Receiving Positive Press Coverage, AlphaOne Reports
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 20 at 7:45 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Brokerages Expect United States Cellular Corp (USM) Will Post Earnings of $0.11 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 18 at 9:45 AM

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