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
  • Sub-Industry: Wireless Telecommunication Services
  • Symbol: NYSE:USM
  • CUSIP: 91168410
  • Web: www.uscellular.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $3.1 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 85,113,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $36.23
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $38.03
  • 52 Week Range: $33.30 - $46.01
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 64.30
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 191.84
  • P/E Growth: 2.97
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $3.88 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.80
  • Book Value: $43.31 per share
  • Price / Book: 0.84
Profitability:
  • EBITDA: $625 million
  • Net Margins: 1.26%
  • Return on Equity: 1.12%
  • Return on Assets: 0.58%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.44%
  • Current Ratio: 2.21%
  • Quick Ratio: 2.00%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 79,886 shs.
  • Beta: 0.81
  • Short Ratio: 3.92
 

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 data on Friday, August, 4th. The company reported $0.14 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.17 by $0.03. The firm earned $963 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $949.43 million. United States Cellular Corporation had a return on equity of 1.12% and a net margin of 1.26%. United States Cellular Corporation's revenue was down 2.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.32 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 Friday, November, 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 brokers have issued 12 month price targets for United States Cellular Corporation's stock. Their forecasts range from $30.00 to $41.00. On average, they anticipate 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,
  • Jay G. Spenchian, Senior Vice President - Marketing
  • Edward C. Perez, Senior Vice President - Sales
  • Douglas D. Shuma, Chief Accounting Officer, Director
  • Walter C. D. Carlson J.D., Director

Who owns United States Cellular Corporation stock?

United States Cellular Corporation's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Nationwide Fund Advisors (0.03%) and Quantitative Systematic Strategies LLC (0.01%). 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 bought United States Cellular Corporation stock? Who is buying United States Cellular Corporation stock?

United States Cellular Corporation's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Quantitative Systematic Strategies LLC and Nationwide Fund Advisors. 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 $36.45.


MarketBeat Community Rating for United States Cellular Corporation (NYSE USM)
Community Ranking:  1.4 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  69 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  176 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  245
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 (2.61% downside)
Consensus Price Target History for United States Cellular Corporation (NYSE:USM)
Price Target History for United States Cellular Corporation (NYSE:USM)
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 10/23/2015 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
11/2/2017$0.04N/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2017Q2 2017$0.17$0.14$949.43 million$963.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
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: 1.60%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 14.83%
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
8/9/2017Steven T. CampbellEVPSell18,292$39.95$730,765.40View SEC Filing  
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)

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