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

United States Cellular Corporation (USM): $19.43

-0.92 (-4.52%)

POWR Rating

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  • Stability is the dimension where USM ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 85.58% of US stocks.
  • USM's strongest trending metric is Sentiment; it's been moving down over the last 26 weeks.
  • USM ranks lowest in Sentiment; there it ranks in the 11th percentile.

USM Stock Summary

  • Price to trailing twelve month operating cash flow for USM is currently 2.19, higher than just 8.7% of US stocks with positive operating cash flow.
  • With a price/sales ratio of 0.41, UNITED STATES CELLULAR CORP has a higher such ratio than only 13.64% of stocks in our set.
  • UNITED STATES CELLULAR CORP's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is -31.08%, greater than the shareholder yield of only 15.14% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to UNITED STATES CELLULAR CORP are TDS, SKYW, ACCO, MRTN, and NHC.
  • 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/sales ratio is 69.23% lower, now standing at 0.4.
  • USM's EV/EBIT ratio has moved down 24.8 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 2022-12-02 0.4 0.4 20.5 21.0
USM 2022-12-01 0.4 0.4 20.6 21.0
USM 2022-11-30 0.4 0.4 21.3 21.3
USM 2022-11-29 0.4 0.4 21.1 21.2
USM 2022-11-28 0.4 0.4 20.4 21.0
USM 2022-11-25 0.4 0.4 21.5 21.3

USM Growth Metrics

    Its year over year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at -33.49%.
  • Its 2 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 1.4%.
  • Its year over year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -37.37%.
USM's revenue has moved up $2.82e+08 over the prior 52 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
2022-09-30 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
2021-06-30 4,137 908 185

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)

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USM Price/Volume Stats

Current price $19.43 52-week high $33.00
Prev. close $20.35 52-week low $19.40
Day low $19.40 Volume 351,600
Day high $20.62 Avg. volume 136,909
50-day MA $25.06 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $28.29 Market Cap 1.66B

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.

UScellular announces appointment of two new board members

United States Cellular Corporation (NYSE: USM) announced that Douglas W. Chambers and James W. Butman have been appointed to its Board of Directors effective January 1, 2023. This follows on the previously announced appointment of Xavier D. Williams, CEO of Network Wireless LLC, to the Board effective January 1, 2023, and the continued service on the Board by Deirdre C. Drake, Executive Vice President, Chief People Officer and Head of Communications, following her retirement as an officer of USc

Yahoo | December 1, 2022

TDS and UScellular to Present at the Raymond James 2022 Technology Investors Conference

Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. (NYSE: TDS) and United States Cellular Corporations (NYSE: USM) will be jointly presenting at the Raymond James 2022 Technology Investors Conference in New York on December 7, 2022, at 10:20 a.m. Eastern time.

Yahoo | November 30, 2022

UScellular Promotes Kevin Lowell to Executive Vice President, Chief People Officer and Head of Communications

UScellular (NYSE: USM) announced that effective Jan. 1, 2023, Kevin Lowell will be promoted to executive vice president, chief people officer and head of communications. He will replace Deirdre Drake, who announced her retirement after more than eight years at the company and 33 years as a human resources leader. Lowell currently serves as UScellular's senior vice president of information technology and has been with the company since 2003.

Yahoo | November 17, 2022

United States Cellular Third Quarter 2022 Earnings: Revenues Beat Expectations, EPS Lags

United States Cellular ( NYSE:USM ) Third Quarter 2022 Results Key Financial Results Revenue: US$1.08b (up 6.6% from 3Q...

Yahoo | November 9, 2022

Down 6.3% in 4 Weeks, Here's Why U.S. Cellular (USM) Looks Ripe for a Turnaround

U.S. Cellular (USM) has become technically an oversold stock now, which implies exhaustion of the heavy selling pressure on it. This, combined with strong agreement among Wall Street analysts in revising earnings estimates higher, indicates a potential trend reversal for the stock in the near term.

Yahoo | November 7, 2022

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USM Price Returns

1-mo -10.91%
3-mo -29.65%
6-mo -33.09%
1-year -37.36%
3-year -43.07%
5-year -46.03%
YTD -38.36%
2021 2.70%
2020 -15.29%
2019 -30.29%
2018 38.11%
2017 -13.93%

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