Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. Common Shares (TDS): Price and Financial Metrics

Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. Common Shares (TDS)

Today's Latest Price: $19.13 USD

0.08 (0.42%)

Updated Dec 2 4:00pm

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Overall POWR Rating

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 25 in Telecom - Domestic

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TDS Stock Summary

  • TDS's current price/earnings ratio is 9.77, which is higher than only 14.96% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • Price to trailing twelve month operating cash flow for TDS is currently 1.67, higher than merely 8.28% of US stocks with positive operating cash flow.
  • TDS's price/sales ratio is 0.42; that's higher than the P/S ratio of only 12.65% of US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Telephone & Data Systems Inc are ESGR, ALSK, ESE, FSI, and CLH.
  • Visit TDS's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

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TDS Price/Volume Stats

Current price $19.13 52-week high $25.64
Prev. close $19.05 52-week low $14.05
Day low $18.96 Volume 588,289
Day high $19.32 Avg. volume 803,799
50-day MA $18.33 Dividend yield 3.57%
200-day MA $19.47 Market Cap 4.10B

Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. Common Shares (TDS) Company Bio

Telephone & Data Systems provides wireless, wireline, cable, and hosted and managed services in the United States. The company was founded in 1968 and is based in Chicago, Illinois.

TDS Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$19.13$13.7 -31%

We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for Telephone & Data Systems Inc with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that Telephone & Data Systems Inc ranked in the 40th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that all scenearios modelled for this stock suggest it is overvalued. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for TDS, they are:

  • 36% of the company's capital comes from equity, which is greater than merely 13.41% of stocks in our cash flow based forecasting set.
  • Telephone & Data Systems Inc's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 8%; for context, that number is higher than only 12.55% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • As a business, Telephone & Data Systems Inc experienced a tax rate of about 4% over the past twelve months; relative to its sector (Communication Services), this tax rate is higher than merely 20.48% of stocks generating free cash flow.

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Latest TDS News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Telephone & Data Systems Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate TDS as an investment opportunity.

United States Cellular Corp.: Their First Baby Bond IPO Since 2015

Introduction United States Cellular Corp.'s (USM) lastly issued baby bond is the 7.25% Senior Notes due 12/1/2064 (UZC) issued in late 2015. Since then, neither USM nor the company that owns it, Telephone and Data Systems (TDS), have issued any exchange-traded fixed-income securities. Now, nearly 5 years later, USM is...

Ilia Iliev on Seeking Alpha | August 22, 2020

Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. (TDS) Q2 2020 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. (TDS) Q2 2020 Earnings Conference Call August 7, 2020 10:00 A.M. ET Company Participants Jane McCahon - Senior Vice President, Corporate Relations & Corporate Secretary Pete Sereda - Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, TDS Ken Meyers - Senior Advisor to the CEO, U.S....

SA Transcripts on Seeking Alpha | August 8, 2020

TDS and U.S. Cellular to release second quarter operating results and host conference call on August 7, 2020

Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. (NYSE: TDS) and United States Cellular Corporation (NYSE: USM) will be webcasting their second quarter operating results conference call on August 7, 2020, at 9:00 a.m. central time.

Yahoo | July 31, 2020

Telephone & Data Systems (TDS) Expected to Beat Earnings Estimates: What to Know Ahead of Q2 Release

TDS (TDS) possesses the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.

Yahoo | July 30, 2020

Is Telephone & Data Systems (TDS) a Great Value Stock Right Now?

Here at Zacks, our focus is on the proven Zacks Rank system, which emphasizes earnings estimates and estimate revisions to find great stocks. Nevertheless, we are always paying attention to the latest value, growth, and momentum trends to underscore strong picks.

Yahoo | July 29, 2020

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TDS Price Returns

1-mo 12.53%
3-mo -15.55%
6-mo -7.81%
1-year -15.81%
3-year -24.33%
5-year -22.79%
YTD -22.73%
2019 -19.98%
2018 19.58%
2017 -1.46%
2016 13.92%
2015 4.71%

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