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

Business Focus: Wireless Telecommunications Services

Valuation Ratios

TDS
Industry
Sector
Beta
1.03
--
--
Price to Sales - TTM
0.66
1.29
1.84
Price to Book - most recent quarter
0.79
1.82
1.89
Price to Cash Flow per share - TTM
3.22
7.52
7.10
Price to Free Cash Flow per share - TTM
19.81
25.99
22.09

Analysts

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

Dividends

TDS
Industry
Sector
Dividend Yield - indicated annual
2.10
4.17
4.98
Payout Ratio - TTM
61.02
49.77
66.96

Growth Rate

TDS
Industry
Sector
Revenue Change % - most recent quarter vs 1 yr ago
1.83
1.24
6.97
Revenue Change % - TTM over TTM
1.29
3.99
7.36
Growth Rate % - revenue 5 yr
0.83
5.68
4.14
EPS Change % - most recent quarter vs 1 yr ago
100.00
-24.89
-23.00
EPS Change % - TTM over TTM
166.76
16.67
-18.44
Growth Rate % - EPS 5 yr-4.29
0.47
1.91
--
Growth Rate % - capital spending 5 yr
-2.57
0.59
3.67

Financial Strength

TDS
Industry
Sector
Quick Ratio - most recent quarter
--
1.13
1.04
Current Ratio - most recent quarter
2.65
1.44
1.19
LT Debt/Equity - most recent quarter
53.03
95.90
103.10
Total Debt/Total Equity - most recent quarter
53.49
106.25
126.50
Net Interest Coverage - TTM
--
0.17
-1.06

Profitability Ratios

TDS
Industry
Sector
Gross Margin % - TTM
54.30
52.57
49.23
Gross Margin % - 5 yr avg.
52.79
52.67
51.70
Operation Margin % - TTM
4.01
-26.36
-115.33
Operation Margin % - 5 yr avg
1.77
-135.00
-126.16
Pretax Margin % - TTM
4.35
-116.49
-172.01
Pretax Margin % - 5 yr avg.
1.86
-141.92
-133.29
Net Profit Margin % - TTM
3.09
-116.07
-172.75
Net Profit Margin % - 5 yr avg.
0.61
-143.27
-134.00

Efficiency

TDS
Industry
Sector
Revenue/Employee - TTM
543,510.60
554,264.28
432,176.42
Net Income/Employee - TTM
16,808.51
-39,119.81
-48,981.93
Receivables Turnover - TTM
5.51
11.05
10.33
Inventory Turnover - TTM
--
17.56
18.55
Asset Turnover - TTM
0.54
0.66
0.69

Management Effectiveness

TDS
Industry
Sector
Return on Average Assets % - TTM
1.66
-46.32
-37.06
Return on Average Assets % - 5 yr avg.
0.34
-39.03
-27.61
Return on Investment - TTM
1.99
-8.60
-11.65
Return on Investment - 5 yr avg.
0.34
-39.03
-27.61
Return on Average Equity % - TTM
2.67
-6.42
-12.19
Return on Average Equity % - 5 yr avg.
0.34
-11.84
-10.05