United States Cellular Corporation (USM): Price and Financial Metrics

United States Cellular Corporation (USM): $14.30

-0.38 (-2.59%)

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Industry: Telecom - Domestic




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USM Price/Volume Stats

Current price $14.30 52-week high $32.41
Prev. close $14.68 52-week low $14.12
Day low $14.25 Volume 339,600
Day high $14.94 Avg. volume 316,808
50-day MA $18.92 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $23.06 Market Cap 1.21B

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  • Stability is the dimension where USM ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 74.14% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for USM is in Stability, which has been heading down over the past 179 days.
  • USM's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 3.84% of US stocks).

USM Stock Summary

  • With a one year PEG ratio of 478.03, UNITED STATES CELLULAR CORP is expected to have a higher PEG ratio (a measure of how expensive a stock is relative to its expected earnings growth) than 94.68% of US stocks.
  • The price/operating cash flow metric for UNITED STATES CELLULAR CORP is higher than just 10.31% of stocks in our set with a positive cash flow.
  • With a price/sales ratio of 0.31, UNITED STATES CELLULAR CORP has a higher such ratio than just 10.94% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to UNITED STATES CELLULAR CORP are SHAK, RGCO, DNUT, SHEN, and ATNI.
  • Visit USM's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.uscellular.com.

USM Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Communication Services stock, USM's price/earnings ratio is 883.4% lower, now standing at -202.9.
  • USM's price/sales ratio has moved down 0.6 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for USM.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
USM 2023-05-19 0.3 0.3 -202.9 28.4
USM 2023-05-18 0.3 0.3 -201.9 28.4
USM 2023-05-17 0.3 0.3 -209.2 28.6
USM 2023-05-16 0.3 0.3 -206.8 28.6
USM 2023-05-15 0.3 0.3 -214.3 28.8
USM 2023-05-12 0.3 0.3 -214.0 28.8

USM Growth Metrics

    The 5 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 120%.
  • The 5 year price growth rate now stands at -20.43%.
  • The 3 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at -9.38%.
USM's revenue has moved up $150,000,000 over the prior 34 months.

The table below shows USM's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-12-31 4,169 832 30
2022-09-30 4,189 787 85
2022-06-30 4,122 1,017 131
2022-03-31 4,109 989 145
2021-12-31 4,122 802 155
2021-09-30 4,126 954 134

USM's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • USM has a Quality Grade of D, ranking ahead of 16.43% of graded US stocks.
  • USM's asset turnover comes in at 0.414 -- ranking 30th of 64 Communication stocks.
  • TDS, VZ, and CXDO are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with USM.

The table below shows USM's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-30 0.414 0.540 0.040
2021-06-30 0.425 0.540 0.044
2021-03-31 0.437 0.547 0.047
2020-12-31 0.453 0.556 0.046
2020-09-30 0.471 0.561 0.047
2020-06-30 0.484 0.560 0.042

USM Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of USM, see our USM price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $41.00 Average Broker Recommendation 1.5 (Moderate Buy)

United States Cellular Corporation (USM) Company Bio

United States Cellular Corporation provides wireless telecommunications services in the United States. Its wireless services include postpaid and prepaid service plans with voice, messaging, data services, smartphone messaging, and Internet services. The company was founded in 1983 and is based in Chicago, Illinois.

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Latest USM News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about UNITED STATES CELLULAR CORP that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate USM as an investment opportunity.

TDS and UScellular to present at 51st Annual J.P. Morgan Global Technology, Media & Communications Conference

Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. (NYSE: TDS) and United States Cellular Corporation (NYSE: USM) will present at the 51st Annual J.P. Morgan Global Technology, Media & Communications Conference on May 23, 2023 at 3:15 pm Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). LeRoy T. Carlson, Jr., president and CEO of TDS; Vicki L. Villacrez, executive vice president and chief financial officer of TDS; and Colleen Thompson, vice president – corporate relations of TDS will attend. The presentation will be webcast both live

Yahoo | May 16, 2023


Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. [NYSE: TDS] and United States Cellular Corporation [NYSE: USM] announce the following webcasts:

Yahoo | May 11, 2023

U.S. Cellular (USM) Q1 Earnings Lag Estimates, Revenues Down

U.S. Cellular (USM) reported lower revenues year over year owing to a reduction in postpaid retail and prepaid connections and lower equipment sales revenues.

Yahoo | May 5, 2023

United States Cellular (USM) Q1 Earnings and Revenues Lag Estimates

U.S. Cellular (USM) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of -16.67% and 3.81%, respectively, for the quarter ended March 2023. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

Yahoo | May 4, 2023

UScellular reports first quarter 2023 results

As previously announced, UScellular will hold a teleconference on May 5, 2023, at 9:00 a.m. CDT. Listen to the call live via the Events & Presentations page of investors.uscellular.com.

Yahoo | May 4, 2023

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USM Price Returns

1-mo -28.00%
3-mo -37.93%
6-mo -29.94%
1-year -52.77%
3-year -56.19%
5-year -60.17%
YTD -31.41%
2022 -33.85%
2021 2.70%
2020 -15.29%
2019 -30.29%
2018 38.11%

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