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

Business Focus: Wireless Telecommunications Services

Valuation Ratios

TDS
Industry
Sector
Beta
1.10
--
--
Price to Sales - TTM
0.56
1.49
1.98
Price to Book - most recent quarter
0.66
1.54
1.92
Price to Cash Flow per share - TTM
2.69
6.25
6.57
Price to Free Cash Flow per share - TTM
16.18
29.65
23.93

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
2.46
4.48
4.68
Payout Ratio - TTM
55.07
50.87
66.43

Growth Rate

TDS
Industry
Sector
Revenue Change % - most recent quarter vs 1 yr ago
0.48
1.64
6.01
Revenue Change % - TTM over TTM
2.14
0.14
5.42
Growth Rate % - revenue 5 yr
0.83
7.23
3.81
EPS Change % - most recent quarter vs 1 yr ago
-2.59
2.94
5.18
EPS Change % - TTM over TTM
189.21
14.15
-13.00
Growth Rate % - EPS 5 yr-4.29
3.68
2.12
--
Growth Rate % - capital spending 5 yr
-2.57
2.08
3.51

Financial Strength

TDS
Industry
Sector
Quick Ratio - most recent quarter
2.24
1.14
1.00
Current Ratio - most recent quarter
2.41
1.30
1.14
LT Debt/Equity - most recent quarter
52.09
104.58
101.93
Total Debt/Total Equity - most recent quarter
52.54
125.66
134.24
Net Interest Coverage - TTM
--
-0.46
-0.67

Profitability Ratios

TDS
Industry
Sector
Gross Margin % - TTM
54.61
53.89
50.09
Gross Margin % - 5 yr avg.
52.79
52.19
51.85
Operation Margin % - TTM
4.00
-65.80
-89.39
Operation Margin % - 5 yr avg
1.77
-149.95
-107.89
Pretax Margin % - TTM
4.57
-69.93
-107.32
Pretax Margin % - 5 yr avg.
1.86
-152.74
-136.48
Net Profit Margin % - TTM
3.23
-72.16
-108.82
Net Profit Margin % - 5 yr avg.
0.61
-154.44
-137.19

Efficiency

TDS
Industry
Sector
Revenue/Employee - TTM
547,553.20
476,466.69
424,813.52
Net Income/Employee - TTM
17,659.57
-27,612.39
-40,948.13
Receivables Turnover - TTM
5.52
9.54
10.29
Inventory Turnover - TTM
--
18.07
18.48
Asset Turnover - TTM
0.51
0.68
0.70

Management Effectiveness

TDS
Industry
Sector
Return on Average Assets % - TTM
1.64
-65.42
-38.61
Return on Average Assets % - 5 yr avg.
0.34
-37.95
-21.67
Return on Investment - TTM
1.93
-14.77
-14.70
Return on Investment - 5 yr avg.
0.34
-37.95
-21.67
Return on Average Equity % - TTM
3.03
-14.92
-11.39
Return on Average Equity % - 5 yr avg.
0.34
-2.01
-7.74