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Telephone & Data Systems, Inc. (TDS)

Stock Price: $19.84 USD 0.27 (1.38%)
Updated November 27, 1:00 PM EST - Market closed

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Key Info

Market Cap 2.12B
Revenue (ttm) 5.18B
Net Income (ttm) 223.00M
Shares Out 107.05M
EPS (ttm) 1.92
PE Ratio 10.33
Forward PE n/a
Dividend $0.68
Dividend Yield 3.43%

Stock Quote

Trading Day November 27
Last Price $19.84
Previous Close $19.57
Change ($) 0.27
Change (%) 1.38%
Day's Open 19.57
Day's Range 19.51 - 19.89
Day's Volume 486,656
52-Week Range 14.86 - 24.78

More Stats

Market Cap 2.12B
Enterprise Value 5.08B
Earnings Date (est) Jan 1, 1970
Ex-Dividend Date Sep 15, 2020
Shares Outstanding 107.05M
Float n/a
EPS (basic) 1.95
EPS (diluted) 1.92
FCF / Share 0.60
Dividend $0.68
Dividend Yield 3.43%
Earnings Yield 9.68%
FCF Yield 3.20%
Payout Ratio 34.60%
Shares Short 2.10M
Short Ratio 2.46
Short % of Float n/a
Beta 1.20
PE Ratio 10.33
Forward PE n/a
P/FCF Ratio 31.23
PS Ratio 0.41
PB Ratio 0.47
Revenue 5.18B
Operating Income 245.00M
Net Income 223.00M
Free Cash Flow 68.00M
Net Cash -2.96B
Net Cash / Share -27.65
Gross Margin 54.75%
Operating Margin 4.73%
Profit Margin 4.30%
FCF Margin 1.31%
ROA 1.47%
ROE 4.89%
ROIC 4.00%
Stats based on trailing-twelve-month (ttm) numbers.

Analyst Forecasts

Analyst Ratings (4)

Buy 4
Overweight 0
Hold 0
Underweight 0
Sell 0

Analyst Consensus: Buy

Price Target

(60.79% upside)
Current: $19.84
Target: 31.90
*Average 12-month price target from 5 stock analysts.

Financial Performance

Financial numbers in millions USD.

Financial Overview

Revenue Growth1.31%1.29%-2.15%-1.06%4.01%2.2%-8.31%3.18%3.88%-
Gross Profit2,8392,7732,6852,7262,7952,4982,6763,0733,1303,062
Operating Income179187-13088.00284-303-20.12184351296
Net Income12113515343.00219-13614281.86201145
Shares Outstanding114112111110109108108109109110
Earnings Per Share1.031.171.370.391.98-
EPS Growth-11.97%-14.6%251.28%-80.3%--72%-59.02%39.69%-
Dividend Per Share0.660.640.620.590.560.530.520.480.440.41
Dividend Growth3.13%3.23%4.73%4.96%6.82%1.54%8.33%8.6%9.14%-
Operating Cash Flow1,0161,0177767827903954951,1051,2561,076
Capital Expenditures-957-776-685-636-801-799-884-996-972-739
Free Cash Flow59.0024191.00146-11.00-404-389110284337
Cash & Equivalents465938719900985472880856810745
Total Debt3,3732,4392,4572,4452,4541,9421,7221,7231,5311,502
Net Cash / Debt-2,908-1,501-1,738-1,545-1,469-1,470-842-867-722-757
Book Value4,6534,5604,2694,1444,1263,9264,1184,0123,9623,818
Numbers in millions USD, except per-share numbers.

Company Profile

Company Details

Full Name Telephone & Data Systems, Inc.
Country United States
Employees 9,300
CEO LeRoy T. Carlson

Stock Information

Ticker Symbol TDS
Stock Exchange New York Stock Exchange
Sector Communication Services
Industry Telecom Services
Unique Identifier NYSE: TDS


Telephone and Data Systems, a telecommunications company, provides communications services in the United States. It operates through three segments: U.S. Cellular, Wireline, and Cable. The company offers cellular services to postpaid and prepaid customers, including retail consumers, government entities, and business customers located in its service territories; national plans with voice, messaging, and data usage options; and advanced wireless solutions, such as machine-to-machine solution and software applications for various categories of monitor and control, business automation/operations, communication, and asset management. It also provides wireless devices comprising handsets, tablets, mobile hotspots, home phones, and routers; and accessories that include wireless essentials, which comprise cases, screen protectors, chargers, and memory cards, as well as various consumer electronics, such as headphones, smart speakers, wearables, and home automation products. In addition, the company offers wireline services to residential customers comprising broadband and digital television video services, as well as voice services, such as local and long-distance telephone, voice over Internet protocol (VoIP), find me follow me, collaboration, instant messaging, and other services; broadband, IP-based, and hosted voice and collaboration services to small- and medium-sized businesses; and wireline services to traditional interexchange and wireless carriers. Further, it provides business services, including data networking, Ethernet, broadband access, and VoIP services to small- and medium-sized businesses, as well as operates 262 retail stores and kiosks. The company offers its services to approximately 6 million connections. It sells its products through retail sales, direct sales, third-party retailers, and independent agents, as well as through website and telesales. The company was incorporated in 1968 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.