Telephone & Data Systems, Inc. (N:TDS)

Business Focus: Wireless Telecommunications Services

Sector:  Telecommunication Services Industry:  Wireless Telecommunications Services
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Company Contact
Address: 30 N La Salle St Ste 4000
CHICAGO IL 60602-2585
Tel: 1-312-5925379
IR: See website
Key People
LeRoy T. Carlson
President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
John M. Toomey
Vice President, Treasurer
Kenneth R. Meyers
President and Chief Executive Officer of U.S. Cellular, Director
Dougla W. Chambers
Senior Vice President - Finance, Chief Accounting Officer
Peter L. Sereda
Senior Vice President - Finance
Kurt B. Thaus
Chief Information Officer, Senior Vice President
Daniel J. DeWitt
Senior Vice President - Human Resources
Jane W. McCahon
Senior Vice President - Corporate Relations and Corporate Secretary
Joseph R. Hanley
Senior Vice President - Technology, Services and Strategy
Scott H. Williamson
Senior Vice President - Acquisitions and Corporate Development
Business Overview
Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. is a diversified telecommunications company. The Company is engaged in conducting its Wireless operations through its subsidiary, United States Cellular Corporation (U.S. Cellular), as well as providing its wireline services, cable services, and hosted and managed services (HMS), through its subsidiary, TDS Telecommunications Corporation (TDS Telecom). It operates through four business segments: U.S. Cellular, Wireline, Cable, and Hosted and Managed Services. U.S. Cellular provides service to postpaid and prepaid customers. Wireline operations provide retail telecommunications services to both residential and commercial customers. Wireline offers services, including broadband, video, voice and network access services. Cable offers broadband, video and voice services under TDS and BendBroadband brand names. It provides a range of information technology (IT) services, including colocation, and cloud and hosting solutions through its HMS business.
Financial Overview
For the fiscal year ended 31 December 2018, Telephone & Data Systems, Inc. revenues increased 1% to $5.11B. Net income before extraordinary items totaled $119M vs. loss of $174M. Revenues reflect Equipment and product sales increase of 4% to $1.11B, Service increase of 1% to $4B. Net Income reflects U.S. Cellular segment income totaling $158M vs. loss of $304M. Dividend per share increased from $0.62 to $0.64.
Employees: 9,400 as of Dec 31, 2018
Reporting Currency: U.S. Dollars
Enterprise value: $4,850M as of Dec 31, 2018
Annual revenue (TTM): $5,109M as of Dec 31, 2018
EBITDA (TTM): $1,080M as of Dec 31, 2018
Net annual income (TTM): $118.00M as of Dec 31, 2018
Free cash flow (TTM): $169.00M as of Dec 31, 2018
Net Debt Last Fiscal Year: $1,501M as of Dec 31, 2018
Shares outstanding: 113,823,900 as of Jan 31, 2019
Index Membership: S&P 400 Mid Cap
TTM: Trailing Twelve Months
EBITDA: Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation, & Amortization