NYSE:USM - U.S. Cellular Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$33.41 -0.28 (-0.83 %)
(As of 07/23/2018 06:00 AM ET)
Previous Close$33.41
Today's Range$33.09 - $33.63
52-Week Range$32.06 - $41.82
Volume99,795 shs
Average Volume127,711 shs
Market Capitalization$2.85 billion
P/E Ratio57.60
Dividend YieldN/A
U.S. 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 Ratio2.58
Quick Ratio2.35


Trailing P/E Ratio57.60
Forward P/E Ratio48.42
P/E Growth48.65

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.89 billion
Price / Sales0.73
Cash Flow$7.8244 per share
Price / Cash4.27
Book Value$43.38 per share
Price / Book0.77


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.58
Net Income$12 million
Net Margins0.80%
Return on Equity1.82%
Return on Assets0.97%


Outstanding Shares85,210,000
Market Cap$2,847.03

U.S. Cellular (NYSE:USM) Frequently Asked Questions

What is U.S. Cellular's stock symbol?

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

How were U.S. Cellular's earnings last quarter?

U.S. Cellular (NYSE:USM) announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, May, 1st. The Wireless communications provider reported $0.52 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.41 by $0.11. The Wireless communications provider had revenue of $942 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $948.66 million. U.S. Cellular had a net margin of 0.80% and a return on equity of 1.82%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up .6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.31 earnings per share. View U.S. Cellular's Earnings History.

When is U.S. Cellular's next earnings date?

U.S. Cellular is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, August, 3rd 2018. View Earnings Estimates for U.S. Cellular.

What price target have analysts set for USM?

2 brokerages have issued twelve-month target prices for U.S. Cellular's stock. Their predictions range from $43.00 to $43.00. On average, they anticipate U.S. Cellular's stock price to reach $43.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 28.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings for U.S. Cellular.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for U.S. Cellular?

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

Who are some of U.S. Cellular's key competitors?

Who are U.S. Cellular's key executives?

U.S. 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 Ph.D., Exec. VP and CTO of Engineering & Information Services (Age 56)
  • Ms. Deirdre Candice Drake, Sr. VP & Chief HR Officer (Age 52)

Has U.S. Cellular been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about USM stock has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. U.S. Cellular earned a daily sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern's scale. They also gave news headlines about the Wireless communications provider an impact score of 46.08 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days.

Who are U.S. Cellular's major shareholders?

U.S. Cellular's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include James Investment Research Inc. (0.07%), Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.01%) and Crescent Grove Advisors LLC (0.01%). Company insiders that own U.S. Cellular stock include Deirdre Drake, Edward Perez, Harry J Harczak Jr, J Samuel Crowley, Jay Ellison, Ronald E Daly and Steven T Campbell. View Institutional Ownership Trends for U.S. Cellular.

Which major investors are buying U.S. Cellular stock?

USM stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including James Investment Research Inc., Nisa Investment Advisors LLC and Crescent Grove Advisors LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for U.S. Cellular.

How do I buy shares of U.S. 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 U.S. Cellular's stock price today?

One share of USM stock can currently be purchased for approximately $33.41.

How big of a company is U.S. Cellular?

U.S. Cellular has a market capitalization of $2.85 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. U.S. Cellular employs 5,900 workers across the globe.

How can I contact U.S. Cellular?

U.S. 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 U.S. Cellular (NYSE USM)

Community Ranking:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  158 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  250 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  408
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about U.S. 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 7/23/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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