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

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$49.10 -6.81 (-12.18 %)
(As of 02/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$55.91
Today's Range$48.81 - $57.72
52-Week Range$32.33 - $59.74
Volume791,145 shs
Average Volume170,417 shs
Market Capitalization$4.22 billion
P/E Ratio84.66
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.63
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

Industry Radiotelephone communication
Sub-IndustryWireless Telecommunication Services
SectorComputer and Technology
CUSIP91168410
Phone773-399-8900

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.89 billion
Cash Flow$6.7818 per share
Book Value$43.38 per share

Profitability

Net Income$12 million

Miscellaneous

Employees5,900
Market Cap$4.22 billion
Next Earnings Date2/22/2019 (Confirmed)
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) issued its quarterly earnings results on Friday, February, 22nd. The Wireless communications provider reported $0.23 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.11 by $0.12. The Wireless communications provider earned $1.05 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.05 billion. United States Cellular had a return on equity of 3.05% and a net margin of 10.21%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 2.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.05 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 guidance has United States Cellular issued on next quarter's earnings?

United States Cellular issued an update on its FY 2019 earnings guidance on Friday, February, 22nd. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $4.1-4.3 billion.

What price target have analysts set for USM?

4 brokers have issued twelve-month target prices for United States Cellular's stock. Their forecasts range from $43.00 to $56.00. On average, they anticipate United States Cellular's stock price to reach $50.75 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 3.4% from the stock's current price. 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?

News stories about USM stock have been trending positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. United States Cellular earned a news sentiment score of 2.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the Wireless communications provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term.

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

What other stocks do shareholders of United States Cellular own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other United States Cellular investors own include Boeing (BA), Valero Energy (VLO), Verizon Communications (VZ), Pfizer (PFE), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Verastem (VSTM), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), NVIDIA (NVDA), UnitedHealth Group (UNH) and Habit Restaurants (HABT).

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 65)
  • Mr. Steven T. Campbell, Exec. VP of Fin., CFO, Treasurer & Director (Age 67)
  • Mr. Jay M. Ellison, Exec. VP & COO (Age 66)
  • Mr. Michael S. Irizarry, Exec. VP and CTO of Engineering & Information Services (Age 57)
  • Ms. Deirdre Candice Drake, Exec. VP & Chief HR Officer (Age 53)

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 shareholders include Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (2.51%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.83%), Gabelli Funds LLC (1.17%), BlackRock Inc. (1.04%), Acadian Asset Management LLC (0.87%) and D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc. (0.31%). 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, Kenneth R Meyers, 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, BlackRock Inc., Millennium Management LLC, Gabelli Funds LLC, SG Americas Securities LLC, Two Sigma Investments LP, Bank of New York Mellon Corp and James Investment Research Inc.. 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, Kenneth R Meyers, 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 bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Acadian Asset Management LLC, Mackay Shields LLC, PNC Financial Services Group Inc., QS Investors LLC, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Gotham Asset Management LLC, Martingale Asset Management L P and D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc.. 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 $49.10.

How big of a company is United States Cellular?

United States Cellular has a market capitalization of $4.22 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:  187 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  272 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  459
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 2/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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