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NYSE:USMUnited States Cellular Stock Price, Forecast & News

+0.79 (+2.59 %)
(As of 05/25/2020 01:03 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $31.34
50-Day Range
MA: $30.15
52-Week Range
Now: $31.34
Volume124,024 shs
Average Volume151,249 shs
Market Capitalization$2.68 billion
P/E Ratio19.23
Dividend YieldN/A
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 4.4Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.55 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Radiotelephone communication
Sub-IndustryWireless Telecommunication Services
SectorComputer and Technology



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$4.02 billion
Cash Flow$9.61 per share
Book Value$48.87 per share


Net Income$127 million


Market Cap$2.68 billion
Next Earnings Date8/6/2020 (Estimated)

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United States Cellular (NYSE:USM) Frequently Asked Questions

How has United States Cellular's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

United States Cellular's stock was trading at $26.95 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, USM shares have increased by 16.3% and is now trading at $31.34. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of United States Cellular?

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

When is United States Cellular's next earnings date?

United States Cellular is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 6th 2020. View our earnings forecast for United States Cellular.

How were United States Cellular's earnings last quarter?

United States Cellular Corp (NYSE:USM) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April, 30th. The Wireless communications provider reported $0.81 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.50 by $0.31. The Wireless communications provider earned $963 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $968.30 million. United States Cellular had a net margin of 3.56% and a return on equity of 3.40%. The firm's quarterly revenue was down .3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.62 earnings per share. View United States Cellular's earnings history.

What price target have analysts set for USM?

6 analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for United States Cellular's shares. Their forecasts range from $34.00 to $63.00. On average, they anticipate United States Cellular's share price to reach $46.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 46.8% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for United States Cellular.

Has United States Cellular been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about USM stock have been trending somewhat positive on Monday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. United States Cellular earned a media sentiment score of 1.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the Wireless communications provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View the latest news aboutUnited States Cellular.

Are investors shorting United States Cellular?

United States Cellular saw a increase in short interest during the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 960,300 shares, an increase of 24.5% from the April 15th total of 771,100 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 218,100 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 4.4 days. Approximately 6.5% of the shares of the stock are short sold. View United States Cellular's Current Options Chain.

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 Verizon Communications (VZ), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Verastem (VSTM), Boeing (BA), General Motors (GM), AT&T (T), NVIDIA (NVDA), Pfizer (PFE), AbbVie (ABBV) and Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG).

Who are United States Cellular's key executives?

United States Cellular's management team includes the following 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)

What is United States Cellular's stock symbol?

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

Who are United States Cellular's major shareholders?

United States Cellular's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (2.04%), BlackRock Inc. (1.92%), Gabelli Funds LLC (1.15%), Acadian Asset Management LLC (0.82%), Loomis Sayles & Co. L P (0.35%) and State Street Corp (0.28%). Company insiders that own United States Cellular stock include Deirdre Drake, Douglas W Chambers, Gregory P Josefowicz, 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 major investors are selling United States Cellular stock?

USM stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including AQR Capital Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., Ensign Peak Advisors Inc, BI Asset Management Fondsmaeglerselskab A S, Morgan Stanley, Deutsche Bank AG, Squarepoint Ops LLC, and Geode Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold United States Cellular company stock in the last year include Gregory P Josefowicz, Jay Ellison, Kenneth R Meyers, Michael Irizarry, and Ronald E Daly. View insider buying and selling activity for United States Cellular.

Which major investors are buying United States Cellular stock?

USM stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Loomis Sayles & Co. L P, Mackay Shields LLC, Aperio Group LLC, Mackenzie Financial Corp, Ziegler Capital Management LLC, Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo & Co. LLC, State Street Corp, and CWM Advisors LLC. View insider buying and selling activity 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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is United States Cellular's stock price today?

One share of USM stock can currently be purchased for approximately $31.34.

How big of a company is United States Cellular?

United States Cellular has a market capitalization of $2.68 billion and generates $4.02 billion in revenue each year. The Wireless communications provider earns $127 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.44 on an earnings per share basis. United States Cellular employs 5,500 workers across the globe.

What is United States Cellular's official website?

The official website for United States Cellular is 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]

This page was last updated on 5/25/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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