NYSE:USM - United States Cellular Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$54.12 -1.50 (-2.70 %)
(As of 11/20/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$55.62
Today's Range$53.96 - $55.49
52-Week Range$32.06 - $56.89
Volume324,704 shs
Average Volume190,638 shs
Market Capitalization$4.78 billion
P/E Ratio93.31
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.35
United States Cellular Corporation provides wireless telecommunications services in the United States. The company offers postpaid and prepaid service plans with voice, messaging, and data usage option services; and smartphone messaging, data, and Internet services, which allow the customer to access the Web and social network sites, e-mail, text, picture, and video messaging, as well as to utilize GPS navigation, and browse and download various applications. It also provides roaming services; machine to machine solutions and software applications in the areas of monitor and control, business automation/operations, communication, and asset management; wireless devices, such as handsets, tablets, mobile hotspots, home phones, and routers; and accessories comprising wireless basics, such as cases, screen protectors, chargers, and memory cards. In addition, the company offers assortment of consumer electronics consisting of headphones, speakers, wearables, and home automation products. It serves approximately 5.1 million customers, including retail consumers, governments, and small-to-mid-size business customers in construction, retail, agriculture, professional services, and real estate industries. The company provides its products and services through retail sales, direct sales, third-party national retailers, and independent agents, as well as Website and telesales. As of December 31, 2017, it operated 256 retail stores and kiosks. The company was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. United States Cellular Corporation is a subsidiary of Telephone and Data Systems, Inc.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Radiotelephone communication
Sub-IndustryWireless Telecommunication Services
SectorComputer and Technology
Current SymbolNYSE:USM
Previous Symbol
CUSIP91168410
Phone773-399-8900

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.40
Current Ratio2.71
Quick Ratio2.53

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio93.31
Forward P/E Ratio33.41
P/E Growth34.33

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.89 billion
Price / Sales1.19
Cash Flow$7.6011 per share
Price / Cash7.12
Book Value$43.38 per share
Price / Book1.25

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.58
Net Income$12 million
Net Margins10.21%
Return on Equity3.05%
Return on Assets1.69%

Miscellaneous

Employees5,900
Outstanding Shares85,850,000
Market Cap$4.78 billion
OptionableOptionable

United States Cellular (NYSE:USM) Frequently Asked Questions

What is United States Cellular's stock symbol?

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

How were United States Cellular's earnings last quarter?

United States Cellular Corp (NYSE:USM) posted its earnings results on Friday, November, 2nd. The Wireless communications provider reported $0.41 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.24 by $0.17. The Wireless communications provider had revenue of $1 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $993.91 million. United States Cellular had a return on equity of 3.05% and a net margin of 10.21%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 3.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.11 earnings per share. View United States Cellular's Earnings History.

When is United States Cellular's next earnings date?

United States Cellular is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, February 22nd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for United States Cellular.

What price target have analysts set for USM?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year target prices for United States Cellular's shares. Their predictions range from $43.00 to $56.00. On average, they expect United States Cellular's stock price to reach $50.75 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 6.2%. View Analyst Price Targets for United States Cellular.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for United States Cellular?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for United States Cellular in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 1 hold rating and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for United States Cellular.

Has United States Cellular been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about USM stock have been trending negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. United States Cellular earned a news sentiment score of -2.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the Wireless communications provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days.

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

Who are United States Cellular's key executives?

United States Cellular's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Kenneth R. Meyers, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 64)
  • Mr. Steven T. Campbell, Exec. VP of Fin., CFO, Treasurer & Director (Age 66)
  • Mr. Jay M. Ellison, Exec. VP & COO (Age 65)
  • Mr. Michael S. Irizarry, Exec. VP and CTO of Engineering & Information Services (Age 56)
  • Ms. Deirdre Candice Drake, Exec. VP & Chief HR Officer (Age 52)

Who are United States Cellular's major shareholders?

United States Cellular's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (2.83%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.84%), BlackRock Inc. (1.34%), Gabelli Funds LLC (1.30%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.07%) and Acadian Asset Management LLC (0.63%). Company insiders that own United States Cellular stock include Deirdre Drake, Douglas W Chambers, Edward Perez, Harry J Harczak Jr, J Samuel Crowley, Jay Ellison, Michael Irizarry, Ronald E Daly and Steven T Campbell. View Institutional Ownership Trends for United States Cellular.

Which institutional investors are selling United States Cellular stock?

USM stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Gamco Investors INC. ET AL, Gabelli Funds LLC, Man Group plc, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Alambic Investment Management L.P., Her Majesty the Queen in Right of the Province of Alberta as represented by Alberta Investment Management Corp, Wells Fargo & Company MN and Systematic Financial Management LP. Company insiders that have sold United States Cellular company stock in the last year include Deirdre Drake, Douglas W Chambers, Edward Perez, Harry J Harczak Jr, J Samuel Crowley, Jay Ellison, Michael Irizarry, Ronald E Daly and Steven T Campbell. View Insider Buying and Selling for United States Cellular.

Which institutional investors are buying United States Cellular stock?

USM stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Acadian Asset Management LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Renaissance Technologies LLC, BlackRock Inc., American Century Companies Inc., Panagora Asset Management Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co. and JPMorgan Chase & Co.. View Insider Buying and Selling for United States Cellular.

How do I buy shares of United States Cellular?

Shares of USM 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is United States Cellular's stock price today?

One share of USM stock can currently be purchased for approximately $54.08.

How big of a company is United States Cellular?

United States Cellular has a market capitalization of $4.78 billion and generates $3.89 billion in revenue each year. The Wireless communications provider earns $12 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.58 on an earnings per share basis. United States Cellular employs 5,900 workers across the globe.

What is United States Cellular's official website?

The official website for United States Cellular is http://www.uscellular.com.

How can I contact United States Cellular?

United States Cellular's mailing address is 8410 West Bryn Mawr Suite 700, CHICAGO IL, 60631. The Wireless communications provider can be reached via phone at 773-399-8900 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for United States Cellular (NYSE USM)

Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  181 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  267 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  448
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about United States Cellular and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe USM will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe USM will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 11/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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