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

Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. Common Shares (TDS): $13.26

0.08 (+0.61%)

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Dividend Yield and Dividend History Highlights

  • If you care about predictable cash flow, note that TDS reports less variability in its free cash flow than 4.26% of the dividend stocks we're tracking.
  • The stock's free cash flow/dividend ratio, potentially useful for understanding its ability to make dividend payments, comes in at 14.08 -- higher than 97.31% of other dividend issuers in the US.
  • TDS is producing more trailing twelve month cash flow than 2.84% of US dividend stocks.
  • As for stocks whose price is uncorrelated with TDS's price and thus may be suitable peers for a diversified dividend portfolio, check out the following: FDBC, KAR, UGP, CORR and OLED.
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TDS Price Forecast Based on Dividend Discount Model

Current PriceDDM Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$13.26$48.95 167.35%

For dividend yielding stocks, the Dividend Discount Model (DDM) is a common valuation tool; it attempts to extrapolate a fair share price based primarily on the dividend the stock provides relative to a number of other quantiative aspects of its business. Regarding Telephone & Data Systems Inc, the dividend discount model StockNews created for the company implies a positive return of 167.35%. Digging deeper, the aspects of Telephone & Data Systems Inc's dividend discount model that we found most interesting were:

  • TDS generates about 5 billion US dollars in revenue annually; relative to its peers in the mid-sized revenue class, it has a dividend yield higher than 85.4%.
  • In comparison to other dividend stocks in the Communication Services sector, TDS is growing its dividends at a faster rate than about 82.61% of them.
  • Compared to other dividend issuers in the mid-sized market cap category, TDS has a beta lower than 82.97% of them.

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TDS Dividend History

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TDS Dividends vs. Peers

TDS's dividend yield currently ranks #7 of 41 vs. its peers in the Telecom - Domestic category.
Rank Symbol Name Dividend Yield
1 HCOM Hawaiian Telcom Holdco, Inc. 37.67%
2 SPOK Spok Holdings, Inc. 14.86%
3 CTL CenturyLink, Inc. 9.09%
4 VZ Verizon Communications Inc. 6.42%
5 T AT&T Inc. 5.56%
6 CCOI Cogent Communications Holdings, Inc. 5.38%
7 TDS Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. Common Shares 5.35%
8 IDCC InterDigital Inc. 2.01%
9 ATNI ATN International, Inc. 1.76%
10 SHEN Shenandoah Telecommunications Co 0.41%
11 GTT GTT Communications, Inc. 0.00%
12 FRP FairPoint Communications, Inc. 0.00%
13 QTEK QualTek Services Inc. 0.00%
14 ASTS AST SpaceMobile, Inc. 0.00%
15 FTR Frontier Communications Corporation 0.00%
16 CNSL Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. 0.00%
17 STRY Starry Group Holdings Inc. 0.00%
18 ALSK Alaska Communications Systems Group, Inc. 0.00%
19 WIFI Boingo Wireless, Inc. 0.00%
20 WIN Windstream Holdings, Inc. 0.00%
21 RADI Radius Global Infrastructure Inc. Cl A 0.00%
22 TMUS T-Mobile US Inc. 0.00%
23 IPAS iPass Inc. 0.00%
24 CALL magicJack VocalTec Ltd - 0.00%
25 GNCMA GCI Liberty, Inc. - -1 0.00%
26 FNGR FingerMotion, Inc. 0.00%
27 TWER Towerstream Corp 0.00%
28 WTT Wireless Telecom Group, Inc. 0.00%
29 ORBC ORBCOMM Inc. 0.00%
30 CUEN Cuentas Inc. 0.00%
31 ATEX Anterix Inc. 0.00%
32 STRP Straight Path Communications Inc. 0.00%
33 OTEL Otelco Inc. 0.00%
34 IDT IDT Corporation Class B 0.00%
35 OOMA Ooma, Inc. 0.00%
36 USM United States Cellular Corporation 0.00%
37 LVLT Level 3 Communications, Inc. 0.00%
38 CBB Cincinnati Bell Inc. 0.00%
39 VG Vonage Holdings Corp. 0.00%
40 GSAT Globalstar, Inc. 0.00%
41 LUMN Lumen Technologies Inc.. 0.00%

Looking for More Information on TDS dividends?

Here are a few links from around the web to help you further your research on Telephone & Data Systems Inc and its dividends:

Telephone & Data Systems Inc Common Stock (TDS) Dividend History | Nasdaq
Dividend History for Telephone & Data Systems Inc (TDS) - Dividend Investor
Telephone & Data Systems Inc (TDS) Dividend History - Seeking Alpha

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