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

Business Focus: Wireless Telecommunications Services

Valuation Ratios

TDS
Industry
Sector
Beta
0.97
--
--
Price to Sales - TTM
0.75
1.30
1.78
Price to Book - most recent quarter
0.90
1.80
1.85
Price to Cash Flow per share - TTM
3.71
5.83
6.71
Price to Free Cash Flow per share - TTM
23.82
23.51
19.75

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
1.76
4.17
5.05
Payout Ratio - TTM
88.46
67.35
71.13

Growth Rate

TDS
Industry
Sector
Revenue Change % - most recent quarter vs 1 yr ago
3.68
3.41
8.22
Revenue Change % - TTM over TTM
1.13
5.13
8.19
Growth Rate % - revenue 5 yr
-1.15
6.33
3.94
EPS Change % - most recent quarter vs 1 yr ago
124.75
20.96
1.00
EPS Change % - TTM over TTM
154.75
29.85
-6.79
Growth Rate % - EPS 5 yr--
-2.12
-0.49
--
Growth Rate % - capital spending 5 yr
-7.20
3.09
4.56

Financial Strength

TDS
Industry
Sector
Quick Ratio - most recent quarter
2.65
1.28
1.10
Current Ratio - most recent quarter
2.80
1.54
1.26
LT Debt/Equity - most recent quarter
53.32
106.74
103.30
Total Debt/Total Equity - most recent quarter
53.76
120.67
127.46
Net Interest Coverage - TTM
--
-0.72
-1.55

Profitability Ratios

TDS
Industry
Sector
Gross Margin % - TTM
53.94
52.77
48.17
Gross Margin % - 5 yr avg.
52.84
52.05
50.88
Operation Margin % - TTM
4.11
-26.03
-116.18
Operation Margin % - 5 yr avg
1.91
-136.75
-127.60
Pretax Margin % - TTM
4.31
-115.84
-170.91
Pretax Margin % - 5 yr avg.
2.16
-145.42
-136.49
Net Profit Margin % - TTM
3.15
-113.40
-172.62
Net Profit Margin % - 5 yr avg.
0.65
-146.70
-137.16

Efficiency

TDS
Industry
Sector
Revenue/Employee - TTM
513,636.40
504,916.10
422,646.40
Net Income/Employee - TTM
16,161.62
-22,065.33
-52,011.59
Receivables Turnover - TTM
5.96
10.64
9.65
Inventory Turnover - TTM
--
18.03
18.79
Asset Turnover - TTM
0.54
0.66
0.69

Management Effectiveness

TDS
Industry
Sector
Return on Average Assets % - TTM
1.69
-48.53
-39.62
Return on Average Assets % - 5 yr avg.
0.36
-43.50
-28.61
Return on Investment - TTM
2.01
-9.08
-19.72
Return on Investment - 5 yr avg.
0.36
-43.50
-28.61
Return on Average Equity % - TTM
1.83
-7.18
-9.92
Return on Average Equity % - 5 yr avg.
0.46
-10.76
-11.73