NYSE:TDS (USA) Also trade in: Germany

Telephone and Data Systems Inc

$ 30.87 0 (0%)
Volume: 402,445 Avg Vol (1m): 775,624
Market Cap $: 3.52 Bil Enterprise Value $: 5.73 Bil
P/E (TTM): 23.04 P/B: 0.78
Earnings Power Value -17.62
Net Current Asset Value -33.11
Tangible Book 14.08
Projected FCF 26.89
Median P/S Value 27.27
Graham Number 20.6
Peter Lynch Value 0
DCF (FCF Based) 0
DCF (Earnings Based) 0
YTD (-%)

Financial Strength : 5/10

GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company's financial situation is . It is based on these factors
1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.
A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.
Current vs industry vs history
Cash-to-Debt 0.40
Cash-To-Debt ranked higher than
52.88% of 416 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 10000, Med: 0.3, Min: 0.01
TDS: 0.4
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-To-Debt only.
Cash-To-Debt range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.02, Med: 0.3, Max: 1.89
Current: 0.4
0.02
1.89
Equity-to-Asset 0.43
Equity-to-Asset ranked higher than
61.02% of 413 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 1.73, Med: 0.41, Min: -9.22
TDS: 0.43
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
Equity-to-Asset range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.29, Med: 0.47, Max: 0.58
Current: 0.43
0.29
0.58
Debt-to-Equity 0.53
Debt-to-Equity ranked higher than
59.27% of 329 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 156.37, Med: 0.74, Min: 0.01
TDS: 0.53
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
Debt-to-Equity range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.29, Med: 0.54, Max: 1.32
Current: 0.53
0.29
1.32
Debt-to-EBITDA 1.86
Debt-to-EBITDA ranked lower than
53.55% of 338 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 170.63, Med: 2.31, Min: 0.01
TDS: 1.86
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
Debt-to-EBITDA range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.19, Med: 1.65, Max: 2.75
Current: 1.86
1.19
2.75
Interest Coverage 1.20
Interest Coverage ranked lower than
91.43% of 350 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 10251854, Med: 6.29, Min: 0.01
TDS: 1.2
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
Interest Coverage range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.67, Med: 1.9, Max: 3.45
Current: 1.2
0.67
3.45
Piotroski F-Score 6
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9
Altman Z-Score 1.49
DISTRESS
GREY
SAFE
Beneish M-Score -2.84
Not Manipulator
Manipulator
WACC vs ROIC %
ROIC 2.34%
WACC 2.4%

Profitability & Growth : 5/10

GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company's business will stay that way.
Current vs industry vs history
Operating Margin % 4.03
Operating Margin ranked lower than
68.92% of 415 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 232.55, Med: 10.31, Min: -4525.49
TDS: 4.03
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin only.
Operating Margin range over the past 10 years
Min: -5.92, Med: 3.55, Max: 8.69
Current: 4.03
-5.92
8.69
Net Margin % 3.00
Net Margin ranked lower than
54.46% of 415 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 9285.42, Med: 5.09, Min: -3372.16
TDS: 3
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin only.
Net Margin range over the past 10 years
Min: -2.72, Med: 2.9, Max: 4.2
Current: 3
-2.72
4.2
ROE % 3.40
ROE ranked lower than
62.15% of 391 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 288.87, Med: 8.37, Min: -413.61
TDS: 3.4
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE only.
ROE range over the past 10 years
Min: -3.38, Med: 3.57, Max: 5.44
Current: 3.4
-3.38
5.44
ROA % 1.56
ROA ranked lower than
57.72% of 421 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 179.11, Med: 3, Min: -294.78
TDS: 1.56
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA only.
ROA range over the past 10 years
Min: -1.53, Med: 1.63, Max: 2.51
Current: 1.56
-1.53
2.51
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 11.30
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) ranked lower than
75.84% of 418 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 16520.65, Med: 17.16, Min: -4885.96
TDS: 11.3
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) only.
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) range over the past 10 years
Min: -1.06, Med: 10.27, Max: 15.02
Current: 11.3
-1.06
15.02
3-Year Total Revenue Growth Rate -0.70
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate ranked lower than
61.88% of 383 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 208, Med: 1.7, Min: -100
TDS: -1.8
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -1.8, Med: 8, Max: 35.2
Current: -1.8
-1.8
35.2
3-Year Total EBITDA Growth Rate -3.50
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate ranked lower than
54.13% of 351 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 152.5, Med: 4.3, Min: -72.7
TDS: -4.7
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -13.6, Med: 7.2, Max: 29.5
Current: -4.7
-13.6
29.5
3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate -16.10
3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate ranked lower than
100.00% of 310 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 158.8, Med: 4, Min: -442.9
TDS: -16.1
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate only.
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Business Description

Industry Communication Services » Telecom Services    NAICS : 517312    SIC : 4813
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Traded in other countries TDA1.Germany
Address 30 North LaSalle Street, Suite 4000, Chicago, IL, USA, 60602
Telephone and Data Systems Inc is a diversified telecommunications operator that provides mobile, telephone, and broadband services to more than 7 million customers. The firm's mobile operations are conducted by its 81%-owned subsidiary, U.S. Cellular, which serves nearly 5 million wireless customers and provided 83% of TDS' total revenue in 2012. The firm's wireline operations are conducted by its wholly owned subsidiary, TDS Telecom, which services nearly 1 million phone and Internet access lines in predominantly rural and suburban areas.

Ratios

Current vs industry vs history
PE Ratio (TTM) 23.04
PE Ratio ranked higher than
50.48% of 315 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 650.42, Med: 19.33, Min: 0.01
TDS: 23.04
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
PE Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 8.2, Med: 23.51, Max: 205.37
Current: 23.04
8.2
205.37
PE Ratio without NRI 23.04
PE without NRI ranked higher than
50.32% of 312 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 2901, Med: 19.26, Min: 0.01
TDS: 23.04
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE without NRI only.
PE without NRI range over the past 10 years
Min: 8.2, Med: 23.51, Max: 205.37
Current: 23.04
8.2
205.37
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 14.30
Price-to-Owner-Earnings ranked lower than
100.00% of 211 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 1790, Med: 17.03, Min: 0.08
TDS: 14.3
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
Price-to-Owner-Earnings range over the past 10 years
Min: 6.49, Med: 25.57, Max: 204
Current: 14.3
6.49
204
PB Ratio 0.78
PB Ratio ranked higher than
91.82% of 391 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 387.18, Med: 2.07, Min: 0.07
TDS: 0.78
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
PB Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.52, Med: 0.74, Max: 1.48
Current: 0.78
0.52
1.48
PS Ratio 0.69
PS Ratio ranked higher than
80.74% of 405 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 653.39, Med: 1.5, Min: 0.02
TDS: 0.69
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
PS Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.39, Med: 0.61, Max: 1.21
Current: 0.69
0.39
1.21
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 17.73
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ranked lower than
55.96% of 218 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 826, Med: 16.91, Min: 0.56
TDS: 17.73
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow range over the past 10 years
Min: 5.18, Med: 17.35, Max: 100.14
Current: 17.73
5.18
100.14
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 3.14
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow ranked higher than
80.27% of 299 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 756.67, Med: 9999, Min: 0.17
TDS: 3.14
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.62, Med: 3.84, Max: 10.01
Current: 3.14
1.62
10.01
EV-to-EBIT 13.73
EV-to-EBIT ranked lower than
93.39% of 333 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 3021.38, Med: 15.66, Min: 0.52
TDS: 13.73
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
EV-to-EBIT range over the past 10 years
Min: -210.9, Med: 13.8, Max: 237.8
Current: 13.73
-210.9
237.8
EV-to-EBITDA 4.38
EV-to-EBITDA ranked higher than
71.15% of 364 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 425.89, Med: 8.29, Min: 0.45
TDS: 4.38
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
EV-to-EBITDA range over the past 10 years
Min: 2.2, Med: 4.2, Max: 6.3
Current: 4.38
2.2
6.3
EV-to-Revenue 1.11
EV-to-Revenue ranked higher than
80.53% of 416 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 672.89, Med: 2.06, Min: 0.04
TDS: 1.11
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
EV-to-Revenue range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.6, Med: 0.9, Max: 1.4
Current: 1.11
0.6
1.4
Shiller PE Ratio 27.51
Shiller PE Ratio ranked lower than
75.51% of 147 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 3706.51, Med: 16.05, Min: 0.05
TDS: 27.51
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
Shiller PE Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 13.33, Med: 23.22, Max: 38.77
Current: 27.51
13.33
38.77
Current Ratio 2.42
Current Ratio ranked higher than
86.23% of 414 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 435.65, Med: 1.12, Min: 0.02
TDS: 2.42
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
Current Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.39, Med: 1.48, Max: 2.96
Current: 2.42
0.39
2.96
Quick Ratio 2.25
Quick Ratio ranked higher than
86.23% of 414 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 435.65, Med: 1.04, Min: 0.02
TDS: 2.25
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
Quick Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.32, Med: 1.37, Max: 2.75
Current: 2.25
0.32
2.75
Days Inventory 23.40
Days Inventory ranked lower than
58.23% of 316 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 589.45, Med: 17.84, Min: 0.04
TDS: 23.4
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
Days Inventory range over the past 10 years
Min: 21.93, Med: 24.63, Max: 37.67
Current: 23.4
21.93
37.67
Days Sales Outstanding 68.73
Days Sales Outstanding ranked lower than
59.41% of 404 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 935.64, Med: 54.05, Min: 0.74
TDS: 68.73
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
Days Sales Outstanding range over the past 10 years
Min: 27.76, Med: 40.53, Max: 70.87
Current: 68.73
27.76
70.87
Days Payable 62.15
Days Payable ranked lower than
73.54% of 378 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 999.95, Med: 96.88, Min: 0.53
TDS: 62.15
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
Days Payable range over the past 10 years
Min: 52.75, Med: 58.82, Max: 81.37
Current: 62.15
52.75
81.37

Dividend & Buy Back

Current vs industry vs history
Dividend Yield % 2.09
Trailing Dividend Yield ranked lower than
74.60% of 803 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 100, Med: 4.09, Min: 0.01
TDS: 2.09
Ranked among companies with meaningful Trailing Dividend Yield only.
Trailing Dividend Yield range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.78, Med: 1.94, Max: 2.59
Current: 2.09
0.78
2.59
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.49
Dividend Payout Ratio ranked higher than
66.95% of 357 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 118.5, Med: 0.69, Min: 0.02
TDS: 0.49
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
Dividend Payout Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.24, Med: 0.4, Max: 1.52
Current: 0.49
0.24
1.52
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate (Per Share) 4.30
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate ranked higher than
58.46% of 195 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 148.1, Med: 3.2, Min: -100
TDS: 4.3
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: 4.3, Med: 6, Max: 8
Current: 4.3
4.3
8
Forward Dividend Yield % 2.14
Forward Dividend Yield ranked lower than
78.20% of 757 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 198.67, Med: 3.54, Min: 0.14
TDS: 2.14
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield-on-Cost (5-Year) % 2.63
Yield-on-Cost (5y) ranked lower than
70.13% of 780 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 418.14, Med: 4.09, Min: 0.01
TDS: 2.63
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield-on-Cost (5y) only.
Yield-on-Cost (5y) range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.98, Med: 2.44, Max: 3.26
Current: 2.63
0.98
3.26
3-Year Share Buyback Rate -1.50
3-Year Share Buyback Rate ranked higher than
57.41% of 270 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 33.8, Med: -1.8, Min: -811.1
TDS: -1.5
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Share Buyback Rate only.
3-Year Share Buyback Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -18.7, Med: -0.3, Max: 5.4
Current: -1.5
-18.7
5.4

Valuation & Return

Current vs industry vs history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 2.19
Price-to-Tangible-Book ranked higher than
58.68% of 288 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 1006.67, Med: 2.9, Min: 0.1
TDS: 2.19
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
Price-to-Tangible-Book range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.2, Med: 2.31, Max: 18.99
Current: 2.19
1.2
18.99
Price-to-Projected-FCF 1.15
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF ranked higher than
60.00% of 245 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 407, Med: 1.29, Min: 0.05
TDS: 1.15
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.41, Med: 1.15, Max: 21.28
Current: 1.15
0.41
21.28
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.14
Price-to-Median-PS-Value ranked lower than
63.07% of 371 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 50, Med: 0.99, Min: 0.01
TDS: 1.14
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
Price-to-Median-PS-Value range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.66, Med: 2.04, Max: 8.85
Current: 1.14
0.66
8.85
Price-to-Graham-Number 1.50
Price-to-Graham-Number ranked higher than
62.50% of 200 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 14.2, Med: 9999, Min: 0.02
TDS: 1.5
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
Price-to-Graham-Number range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.74, Med: 1.87, Max: 5.08
Current: 1.5
0.74
5.08
Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % 7.28
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) ranked lower than
73.00% of 426 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 192.31, Med: 4.81, Min: -277.78
TDS: 7.28
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) only.
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) range over the past 10 years
Min: -0.9, Med: 6.8, Max: 26.7
Current: 7.28
-0.9
26.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -0.27
Forward Rate of Return ranked lower than
81.85% of 270 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 893.67, Med: 6.98, Min: -384.46
TDS: -0.27
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return only.
Forward Rate of Return range over the past 10 years
Min: -9.3, Med: 6.5, Max: 21.3
Current: -0.27
-9.3
21.3

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $ 5,141
EPS (TTM) $ 1.34
Beta 0.48
Volatility % 34.66
52-Week Range $ 24 - 37.29
Shares Outstanding (Mil) 114.06

Analyst Estimate

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score 6
Positive ROA Y
Positive CFROA Y
Higher ROA yoy N
CFROA > ROA Y
Lower Leverage yoy Y
Higher Current Ratio yoy N
Less Shares Outstanding yoy N
Higher Gross Margin yoy Y
Higher Asset Turnover yoy Y