Last $24.47 USD
Change Today -0.36 / -1.45%
Volume 292.4K
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Open
$24.76
Previous Close
$24.83
Day High
$24.79
Day Low
$24.25
52 Week High
05/30/14 - $28.41
52 Week Low
02/26/14 - $21.30
Market Cap
2.6B
Average Volume 10 Days
471.7K
EPS TTM
$-2.56
Shares Outstanding
100.7M
EX-Date
12/11/14
P/E TM
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Dividend
$0.54
Dividend Yield
2.19%
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telephone and data systems (TDS) Details

Telephone and Data Systems, Inc., a diversified telecommunications service company, provides wireless and wireline telecommunications services in the United States. The company operates in three segments: Wireline, Cable, and Hosted and Managed Services. The company’s wireless services include postpaid national plans; data and business rate plans; prepaid service plans; smartphone messaging, data, and Internet services; new services comprising family protector and an international dialing plan; multimedia services, including digital radio, Mobile TV, and gaming; and data services that enables customers to access news, weather, sports information, games, ring tones, and other services. It also offers wireless devices, including handsets, modems, mobile hotspots, home phone, and tablets; and accessories comprising carrying cases, hands-free devices, batteries, battery chargers, memory cards, and other products. In addition, the company provides voice services, such as local and long-distance telephone service, voice over Internet protocol, voice mail, caller ID, and call forwarding services; broadband services, which include digital subscriber lines and other high-speed Internet data services; network access services; and Internet protocol television and satellite video services. Further, it offers cloud computing, colocation, hosted application management, and hosted and managed services; and planning, engineering, procurement, sales, installation, and management of information technology infrastructure hardware solutions, as well as printing and distribution services. As of December 31, 2013, the company served approximately 4.8 million wireless customers and 1.1 million wireline connections. Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. sells its products through retail sales and service centers, direct sales, third-party retailers, and independent agents, as well as through Website and telesales. The company was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

10,500 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/28/14
Founded in 1968

telephone and data systems (TDS) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President, Director,...
Total Annual Compensation: $2.2M
Director, Chief Executive Officer of TDS Tele...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.0M
Senior Vice President and Corporate Controlle...
Total Annual Compensation: $442.8K
Vice President of Human Resources
Total Annual Compensation: $649.9K
Senior Vice President of Corporate Developmen...
Total Annual Compensation: $810.8K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

telephone and data systems (TDS) Key Developments

Telephone & Data Systems Inc. Declares Fourth Quarter of 2014 Dividend Payable Dec. 30, 2014

The board of directors of Telephone and Data Systems Inc. has declared a fourth quarter 2014 dividend of $0.134 per Common Share and Series A Common Share. Payment will be made on Dec. 30, 2014, to shareholders of record as of Dec. 15, 2014.

Telephone & Data Systems Inc. Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended September 30, 2014; Revises Earnings Guidance for 2014

Telephone & Data Systems Inc. announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported operating revenues of $1,280,023,000 against $1,180,980,000 a year ago. Operating loss was $125,415,000 against $33,085,000 a year ago. Loss before income taxes was $111,909,000 against $17,785,000 a year ago. Net loss was $121,199,000 against $11,054,000 a year ago. Net loss available to common shareholders was $116,042,000 against $9,524,000 a year ago. Diluted loss per share attributable to the company was $1.07 against $0.09 a year ago. Cash flows from operating activities were $180,569,000 against cash used in operating activities of $83,592,000 a year ago. Adjusted negative free cash flow was $15,346,000 against $329,550,000 a year ago. Cash used for additions to property, plant and equipment was $213,811,000 against $247,089,000 a year ago. For the nine months, the company reported operating revenues of $3,712,377,000 against $3,717,719,000 a year ago. Operating loss was $153,820,000 against operating profit of $256,296,000 a year ago. Loss before income taxes was $119,355,000 against income before income taxes of $304,388,000 a year ago. Net loss was $126,631,000 against net profit of $174,332,000 a year ago. Net loss available to common shareholders was $119,851,000 against net profit of $147,947,000 a year ago. Diluted loss per share attributable to the company was $1.10 against EPS of $1.35 a year ago. Cash flows from operating activities were $496,211,000 against $437,900,000 a year ago. Adjusted negative free cash flow was $5,495,000 against $192,339,000 a year ago. Cash used for additions to property, plant and equipment was $553,718,000 against $631,370,000 a year ago. For the full year of 2014, the company expects total operating revenues is to be in the range of $4,995 million to $5,145 million, adjusted income before income taxes is to be in the range of $645 million to $745 million and capital expenditures of $820 million against previously expected total operating revenues is to be in the range of $4,970 million to $5,120 million, adjusted income before income taxes is to be in the range of $605 million to $735 million and capital expenditures of $850 million. The company also expects loss before income taxes to be in the range of $291 million to $191 million.

TDS Seeks Acquisitions

Telephone & Data Systems Inc. (NYSE:TDS) is seeking acquisitions. Vicki Villacrez, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of TDS, said, “We're looking at all opportunities that are out there but I can't comment or quite frankly can't control the pipeline with I think we've been consistent in saying we're looking to grow cable in a meaningful way and would love to find properties that are similar to what was acquired so far and that is properties that have strong household growth projection and have the opportunity to grow and improve data and voice services.”

 

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