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

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$43.60 -0.80 (-1.80 %)
(As of 09/25/2018 08:42 AM ET)
Previous Close$44.40
Today's Range$43.55 - $44.39
52-Week Range$32.06 - $45.00
Volume134,967 shs
Average Volume108,745 shs
Market Capitalization$3.80 billion
P/E Ratio75.17
Dividend YieldN/A
United States Cellular logoUnited 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


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.41
Current Ratio2.90
Quick Ratio2.66


Trailing P/E Ratio75.17
Forward P/E Ratio39.28
P/E Growth40

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.89 billion
Price / Sales0.96
Cash Flow$7.6761 per share
Price / Cash5.68
Book Value$43.38 per share
Price / Book1.01


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.58
Net Income$12 million
Net Margins1.74%
Return on Equity2.78%
Return on Assets1.50%


Outstanding Shares85,550,000
Market Cap$3.80 billion

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) released its quarterly earnings results on Friday, August, 3rd. The Wireless communications provider reported $0.56 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.19 by $0.37. The Wireless communications provider earned $974 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $960.58 million. United States Cellular had a return on equity of 2.78% and a net margin of 1.74%. The firm's revenue was up 1.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.14 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 Wednesday, November, 14th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for United States Cellular.

What price target have analysts set for USM?

3 analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for United States Cellular's stock. Their predictions range from $43.00 to $51.00. On average, they expect United States Cellular's stock price to reach $47.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 7.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for United States Cellular.

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

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

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 variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (3.14%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.69%), Gabelli Funds LLC (1.44%), BlackRock Inc. (1.24%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.97%) and Millennium Management LLC (0.53%). 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, 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, Millennium Management LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., First Quadrant L P CA, California Public Employees Retirement System, Alambic Investment Management L.P., FMR LLC and Bank of New York Mellon Corp. Company insiders that have sold United States Cellular company stock in the last year include Deirdre Drake, Douglas W Chambers, Edward Perez, J Samuel Crowley, Jay Ellison, 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 bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Acadian Asset Management LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Renaissance Technologies LLC, James Investment Research Inc., Northern Trust Corp, BlackRock Inc., Her Majesty the Queen in Right of the Province of Alberta as represented by Alberta Investment Management Corp and BlueMountain Capital Management LLC. 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 $43.60.

How big of a company is United States Cellular?

United States Cellular has a market capitalization of $3.80 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:  177 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  263 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  440
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 9/25/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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