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

$35.12
+0.15 (+0.43 %)
(As of 08/20/2019 08:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
$34.61
Now: $35.12
$35.47
50-Day Range
$34.29
MA: $43.20
$49.20
52-Week Range
$33.54
Now: $35.12
$59.74
Volume257,600 shs
Average Volume306,262 shs
Market Capitalization$3.05 billion
P/E Ratio21.72
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.72
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. Read More…

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$3.97 billion
Cash Flow$9.2421 per share
Book Value$47.37 per share

Profitability

Net Income$150 million

Miscellaneous

Employees5,600
Market Cap$3.05 billion
Next Earnings Date11/1/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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 earnings results on Thursday, August, 1st. The Wireless communications provider reported $0.35 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.41 by $0.06. The Wireless communications provider earned $973 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.01 billion. United States Cellular had a return on equity of 3.46% and a net margin of 3.56%. The firm's quarterly revenue was down .1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.56 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, November 1st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for United States Cellular.

What price target have analysts set for USM?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for United States Cellular's shares. Their predictions range from $40.00 to $64.50. On average, they expect United States Cellular's stock price to reach $49.10 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 39.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for United States Cellular.

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

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for United States Cellular in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings 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 recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. 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 2.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the Wireless communications provider a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future. View News Stories for United States Cellular.

Are investors shorting United States Cellular?

United States Cellular saw a decrease in short interest during the month of July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totalling 1,111,300 shares, a decrease of 9.8% from the June 15th total of 1,231,600 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 258,200 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 4.3 days. Approximately 7.3% of the company's stock are sold short. 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 Verastem (VSTM), NVIDIA (NVDA), Valero Energy (VLO), Verizon Communications (VZ), Boeing (BA), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Pfizer (PFE), UnitedHealth Group (UNH), Cisco Systems (CSCO) 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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (2.26%), Vanguard Group Inc. (1.93%), First Trust Advisors LP (1.91%), Gabelli Funds LLC (1.12%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.98%) and BlackRock Inc. (0.94%). 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 major investors are selling United States Cellular stock?

USM stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo & Co. LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Gamco Investors INC. ET AL, D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc., Chicago Equity Partners LLC, Panagora Asset Management Inc., Acadian Asset Management LLC and Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc.. Company insiders that have sold United States Cellular company stock in the last year include Deirdre Drake, 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 major investors are buying United States Cellular stock?

USM stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including First Trust Advisors LP, Atria Investments LLC, AQR Capital Management LLC, Man Group plc, APG Asset Management N.V., Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Vanguard Group Inc. and Allianz Asset Management GmbH. 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 $35.12.

How big of a company is United States Cellular?

United States Cellular has a market capitalization of $3.05 billion and generates $3.97 billion in revenue each year. The Wireless communications provider earns $150 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.72 on an earnings per share basis. United States Cellular employs 5,600 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About United States Cellular.

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:  202 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  291 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  493
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 8/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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