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

Business Focus: Wireless Telecommunications Services

Valuation Ratios

TDS
Industry
Sector
Beta
1.01
--
--
Price to Sales - TTM
0.64
1.14
1.85
Price to Book - most recent quarter
0.76
1.92
1.78
Price to Cash Flow per share - TTM
3.10
6.11
7.02
Price to Free Cash Flow per share - TTM
12.80
30.76
22.13

Analysts

Latest
6 Months
1 Year
Consensus Recommendations
BUY
BUY
BUY
Number of Analysts
5.00
5.00
4.00

Dividends

TDS
Industry
Sector
Dividend Yield - indicated annual
2.14
4.57
5.04
Payout Ratio - TTM
52.90
49.57
69.14

Growth Rate

TDS
Industry
Sector
Revenue Change % - most recent quarter vs 1 yr ago
2.61
-0.30
5.19
Revenue Change % - TTM over TTM
2.19
2.25
7.09
Growth Rate % - revenue 5 yr
0.83
7.07
4.26
EPS Change % - most recent quarter vs 1 yr ago
47.37
-11.94
-11.51
EPS Change % - TTM over TTM
177.99
14.81
-12.53
Growth Rate % - EPS 5 yr-4.29
3.68
2.66
--
Growth Rate % - capital spending 5 yr
-2.57
1.55
4.14

Financial Strength

TDS
Industry
Sector
Quick Ratio - most recent quarter
2.25
1.24
1.05
Current Ratio - most recent quarter
2.42
1.35
1.16
LT Debt/Equity - most recent quarter
52.35
101.79
104.94
Total Debt/Total Equity - most recent quarter
52.81
123.36
129.41
Net Interest Coverage - TTM
--
-0.99
-1.33

Profitability Ratios

TDS
Industry
Sector
Gross Margin % - TTM
54.31
54.42
49.50
Gross Margin % - 5 yr avg.
52.79
52.48
51.34
Operation Margin % - TTM
4.26
-29.38
-96.23
Operation Margin % - 5 yr avg
1.77
-142.78
-107.03
Pretax Margin % - TTM
4.77
-35.11
-123.67
Pretax Margin % - 5 yr avg.
1.86
-146.81
-135.94
Net Profit Margin % - TTM
3.33
-34.86
-124.50
Net Profit Margin % - 5 yr avg.
0.61
-148.46
-136.63

Efficiency

TDS
Industry
Sector
Revenue/Employee - TTM
546,914.90
433,496.47
400,003.51
Net Income/Employee - TTM
18,191.49
-44,720.37
-47,306.29
Receivables Turnover - TTM
5.57
10.95
10.50
Inventory Turnover - TTM
--
15.73
17.70
Asset Turnover - TTM
0.51
0.69
0.69

Management Effectiveness

TDS
Industry
Sector
Return on Average Assets % - TTM
1.69
-52.21
-35.85
Return on Average Assets % - 5 yr avg.
0.34
-36.99
-27.63
Return on Investment - TTM
2.00
-11.38
-13.87
Return on Investment - 5 yr avg.
0.34
-36.99
-27.63
Return on Average Equity % - TTM
3.04
-11.16
-11.27
Return on Average Equity % - 5 yr avg.
0.34
-1.97
-8.17