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

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

Today's Latest Price: $20.53 USD

0.18 (0.88%)

Updated Jan 22 7:00pm

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Overall POWR Rating

POWR Components:

 Trade Grade  Buy & Hold Grade  Peer Grade  Industry Rank

Industry Rank:

Ranked of 25 in Telecom - Domestic

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Dividend Yield and Dividend History Highlights

  • Regarding free cash flow variation: TDS reports less variability in its cash flow than merely 13.85% of dividend stocks in our set.
  • TDS's free cash flow has been growing at a compound average annual rate of 29.11% over the past 5.51 years -- higher than 84.21% of current US-listed dividend stocks.
  • If you want to include this stock in your dividend portfolio, here are some dividend stocks that are NOT correlated with TDS that may be suitable potential portfolio mates: OR, AIZ, SR, M and DOX.
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TDS Price Forecast Based on Dividend Discount Model

Current PriceDDM Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$20.53$17.97 -0.78%

The Dividend Discount Model (DDM) is a valuation model that attempts to determine a fair share price for a stock, based on the dividend it provides in comparison to several company-specific metrics indicative of the riskiness of the stock and the financial health of the company. Regarding Telephone & Data Systems Inc, the DDM model generated by StockNews estimates a return of negative 0.78% in comparison to its current price. To help understand and contextualize the model's evaluation of TDS, investors may wish to consider are:

  • The amount of revenue Telephone & Data Systems Inc earns annually is around 5 billion; relative to its peers in the mid-sized revenue class, it has a dividend yield higher than 81.84%.
  • Beta, which compares volatilty of an individual stock to that of the S&P 500, is lower for Telephone & Data Systems Inc than it is for 7.41% of other dividend issuers in the Communication Services sector.
  • In comparison to its fellow dividend issuing stocks in the Communication Services sector, TDS's equity discount rate is less than only 11.11% of those stocks.

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TDS Dividend History

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TDS Dividends vs. Peers

TDS's dividend yield currently ranks #7 of 36 vs. its peers in the Telecom - Domestic category.
Rank Symbol Name Dividend Yield
1 CTL CenturyLink, Inc. 9.09%
2 LUMN Lumen Technologies Inc. 8.95%
3 T AT&T Inc. 7.19%
4 CCOI Cogent Communications Holdings, Inc. 4.78%
5 VZ Verizon Communications Inc. 4.37%
6 SPOK Spok Holdings, Inc. 4.04%
7 TDS Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. Common Shares 3.31%
8 ALSK Alaska Communications Systems Group, Inc. 2.74%
9 ATNI ATN International, Inc. 1.48%
10 SHEN Shenandoah Telecommunications Co 0.77%
11 SBAC SBA Communications Corporation - 0.68%
12 GTT GTT Communications, Inc. 0.00%
13 FRP FairPoint Communications, Inc. 0.00%
14 S Sprint Corporation 0.00%
15 FTR Frontier Communications Corporation 0.00%
16 CNSL Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. 0.00%
17 WIFI Boingo Wireless, Inc. 0.00%
18 WIN Windstream Holdings, Inc. 0.00%
19 TMUS T-Mobile US, Inc. 0.00%
20 IPAS iPass Inc. 0.00%
21 CALL magicJack VocalTec Ltd - 0.00%
22 GNCMA GCI Liberty, Inc. - -1 0.00%
23 FNGR FingerMotion, Inc. 0.00%
24 ORBC ORBCOMM Inc. 0.00%
25 ATEX Anterix Inc. 0.00%
26 STRP Straight Path Communications Inc. 0.00%
27 IDT IDT Corporation Class B 0.00%
28 HCOM Hawaiian Telcom Holdco, Inc. 0.00%
29 OOMA Ooma, Inc. 0.00%
30 USM United States Cellular Corporation 0.00%
31 LVLT Level 3 Communications, Inc. 0.00%
32 CBB Cincinnati Bell Inc. 0.00%
33 BB BlackBerry Limited 0.00%
34 VG Vonage Holdings Corp. 0.00%
35 SWIR Sierra Wireless, Inc. 0.00%
36 GSAT Globalstar, 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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