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35.28
+0.08
+0.23%
After Hours :
35.17
-0.11
-0.32%

Open

35.31

Previous Close

35.20

Volume (Avg)

64.89k (128.94k)

Day's Range

34.86-35.48

52Wk Range

31.79-48.98

Market Cap.

2.97B

Dividend Rate ( Yield )

-

Beta

0.66

Shares Outstanding

51.16M

P/E Ratio (EPS)

-

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Fundamentals
  • Key statistics
  • Growth
  • Profitability
  • Financial health
  • Price ratios
  • Trading statistics
Industry Telecom Services
Highlights
Analyst Recommendation: Outperform
    • Revenue

    • 3.92B

    • Net Income

    • 140.04M

    • Market Cap.

    • 2.97B

    • Enterprise Value

    • -

    • Net Profit Margin %

    • -0.20

    • PEG (Price/Earnings Growth) Ratio

    • -

    • Beta

    • 0.66

    • Forward P/E

    • -53.76

    • Price/Sales

    • 0.80

    • Price/Book Value

    • 0.88

    • Price/Cash flow

    • 54.35

      • EBITDA

      • 1.11B

      • Return on Capital %

      • -0.12

      • Return on Equity %

      • -0.22

      • Return on Assets %

      • -0.12

      • Book Value/Share

      • 40.25

      • Shares Outstanding

      • 51.16M

      • Last Split Factor (Date)

      • -

      • Last Dividend (Ex-Date)

      • -

      • Dividend Declaration Date

      • -

      Analyst Recommendation
      10/21/2014
      Outperform
        • 1 Year Price Target

        • 38.00

        • Credit Rating

        • BBB

        • Analysts

        • 2

        • EPS Estimate

        • -0.66

        • Cashflow Estimate

        • 6.78

        Morningstar Consensus estimate data
        • Growth Rate (%)

        • Company

        • Industry

          • Sales (Revenue)

            Q/Q (last year)

          • -3.80

          • -0.60

          • Net Income

            YTD/YTD (last year)

          • 26.20

          • 66.24

          • Net Income

            Q/Q (last year)

          • -

          • -5.11

          • Sales (Revenue)

            5-Year Annual Average

          • -1.58

          • -4.28

          • Net Income

            5-Year Annual Average

          • 33.50

          • -0.37

          • Dividends

            5-Year Annual Average

          • -

          • 1.62

          • Profit Margins (%)

          • Company

          • Industry

            • Gross Margin

            • 51.54

            • 60.81

            • Pre-Tax Margin

            • -0.63

            • 18.52

            • Net Profit Margin

            • -0.20

            • 10.56

            • Average Gross Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 59.70

            • 60.38

            • Average Pre-Tax Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 6.50

            • 13.47

            • Average Net Profit Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 3.70

            • 526.35B

            • Financial Ratios

            • Company

            • Industry

              • Debt/Equity Ratio

              • 0.26

              • 0.72

              • Current Ratio

              • 1.50

              • 1.00

              • Quick Ratio

              • 1.06

              • 0.86

              • Interest Coverage

              • 0.55

              • 7.89

              • Leverage Ratio

              • 1.86

              • 2.85

              • Book Value/Share

              • 40.25

              • 12.61

              • Price Ratios

              • Company

              • Industry

                • Current P/E Ratio

                • -384.62

                • 13.79

                • P/E Ratio 5-Year High

                • -582.54

                • 18,911.71

                • P/E Ratio 5-Year Low

                • -353.29

                • 318.54

                • Price/Sales Ratio

                • 0.80

                • 1.26

                • Price/Book Value

                • 0.88

                • 1.84

                • Price/Cash Flow Ratio

                • 54.35

                • 4.98

                • Key Metrics

                • Company

                • Industry

                  • Return on Equity %

                    (5-Year Average)

                  • -0.22

                    (4.50)

                  • 20.11

                    (12.78)

                  • Return on Assets %

                    (5-Year Average)

                  • -0.12

                    (2.60)

                  • 5.27

                    (4.09)

                  • Return on Capital %

                    (5-Year Average)

                  • 0.62

                    (2.70)

                  • 8.72

                    (6.62)

                  • Income/Employee

                  • -

                  • 31.72k

                  • Inventory Turnover

                  • 9.94

                  • 18.03

                  • Asset Turnover

                  • 0.59

                  • 0.50

                  Current Historical
                  Financials
                  • Income Statement
                  • Balance Sheet
                  • Cash Flow
                  Operating Income
                  146.86M
                  Operating Margin
                  3.75
                  Total Equity
                  -
                  Retained Earnings
                  -
                  Free Cashflow
                  -
                  Price/Cashflow
                  54.35
                  Ownership

                  Institutional Ownership

                  61.07%

                  Top 10 Institutions

                  56.48%

                  Mutual Fund Ownership

                  7.97%

                  Float

                  25.95%

                  5% / Insider Ownership

                  0.34%

                  Corporate insiders or major stockholders reporting trading activity in the stock.

                  Top Mutual Fund Owners

                  Top Institutional Owners

                  Mutual Fund Name

                  Institution Name

                  • Mutual Fund Name

                  • Shares Held

                  • % Change

                  • % Outstanding

                  • VA CollegeAmerica AMCAP

                  •  

                    734,300

                  • 0.00

                  • 0.87

                  • VA CollegeAmerica Small Cap World

                  •  

                    470,000

                  • 0.00

                  • 0.56

                  • BlackRock Master Basic Value

                  •  

                    364,959

                  • 2.82

                  • 0.43

                  • Gabelli Utilities Fund

                  •  

                    361,000

                  • 0.00

                  • 0.43

                  • Vanguard Telecom Services Index Fund

                  •  

                    277,335

                  • 2.42

                  • 0.33

                  • iShares US Telecommunications

                  •  

                    277,041

                  • 0.00

                  • 0.33

                  • Vanguard Small Cap Index

                  •  

                    223,358

                  • 0.22

                  • 0.26

                  • Vanguard Total Stock Mkt Idx

                  •  

                    218,691

                  • 0.00

                  • 0.26

                  • DFA US Large Cap Value Portfolio

                  •  

                    214,081

                  • 0.13

                  • 0.25

                  • VA CollegeAmerica New Economy

                  •  

                    188,434

                  • 0.00

                  • 0.22

                  • Institution Name

                  • Shares Held

                  • % Change

                  • % Outstanding

                  • Gamco Investors, Inc. Et Al

                  •  

                    3,519,787

                  • -0.17%

                  • 4.17

                  • Capital Research Global Investors

                  •  

                    1,392,734

                  • 0.00%

                  • 1.65

                  • Gabelli Funds LLC

                  •  

                    1,218,764

                  • +2.11%

                  • 1.45

                  • Vanguard Group, Inc.

                  •  

                    1,087,007

                  • +11.76%

                  • 1.29

                  • Dimensional Fund Advisors, Inc.

                  •  

                    701,566

                  • -1.14%

                  • 0.83

                  • First Trust Advisors L.P.

                  •  

                    521,131

                  • +308.21%

                  • 0.62

                  • BlackRock Fund Advisors

                  •  

                    451,634

                  • -16.31%

                  • 0.54

                  • BlackRock Advisors LLC

                  •  

                    400,625

                  • +41.20%

                  • 0.48

                  Company Profile

                  Sector

                  Communication Services

                  Industry

                  Telecom Services

                  Type

                  Slow Growth

                  Style

                  Small Value

                  United States Cellular Corp was incorporated under the laws of the state of Delaware in 1983. The Company is a wireless telecommunications service provider. It operates in one segment: wireless operations, and its wireless operating ...moremarkets are in the United States. U.S. Cellular's ownership interests in wireless licenses include both consolidated and investment interests in licenses covering portions of 30 states and a total population of 58 million at December 31, 2013. The Company provides services in two categories: Wireless Services and Wireless Devices. In Wireless Services, the Company's postpaid customers are able to choose from a variety of plans with voice messaging and data usage options and pricing that are designed to fit different customer needs, usage patterns and budgets. In 2013 the...more Company began offering Shared Data plans that include unlimited voice minutes and text messaging combined with a variety of data usage options. The Company also offers prepaid service plans, which include voice, messaging and data options for a monthly fee. As of December 31, 2013 the Company's 4G LTE network covers 87% of its postpaid customers. The Company offers a comprehensive range of wireless devices such as handsets, modems, mobile hotspots, home phone and tablets for use by its customers. The Company offers wireless devices that are compatible with some or all of its 4G LTE, 3G and 2G networks. The Company sells wireless devices to agents and other third-party distributors for resale. The Company purchases wireless devices and accessory products from a number of manufacturers, including Apple, Samsung, Motorola, Personal Communications Devices, LG, BlackBerry, Superior Communications, Kyocera, ZTE, Tessco, ABM Wireless (Mobilistics), and Xentris Wireless. The Company's marketing plan is focused on acquiring, retaining and growing customer relationships by offering products and services built around customer needs at fair prices, maintaining an exceptional wireless network, and providing customer service. The Company currently operates four regional customer care centers with personnel who are responsible for customer service activities, and a national financial services center with personnel who perform credit and other customer payment activities. It also contracts with third parties that provide additional customer care and financial services support. The Overage Protection service provides customers peace-of-mind by sending them text message alerts when they come close to reaching their allowable monthly plan minutes, text messages or data usage in order to avoid overage charges. The Company's distribution program consists of retail sales and service centers, direct sales, third-party national retailers and independent agents, plus the website and telesales for customers who wish to contact the Company through the Internet or by phone. The Company's products are provided by Wal-Mart and Sam's Club at select retail locations. Further, Amazon offers the Company's prepaid service on-line. The Company also markets wireless service through resellers. The Company's competitors include Verizon Wireless, AT&T Mobility, Sprint, and T-Mobile USA., among others. The Company's operations are subject to FCC and state regulations.lessless

                  Key People

                  Kenneth R. Meyers

                  CEO/CFO, Subsidiary/Director/Executive VP, Subsidiary/President

                  Leroy T. Carlson,Jr

                  CEO, Subsidiary/Chairman of the Board/Director/President, Subsidiary

                  Steven T. Campbell

                  CFO/Treasurer/Executive VP, Divisional/Director

                  Jay M. Ellison

                  Executive VP, Divisional

                  Michael S. Irizarry

                  Chief Technology Officer/Executive VP, Divisional

                  • United States Cellular Corp

                  • 8410 West Bryn Mawr

                  • Chicago, IL 60631

                  • USA.Map

                  • Phone: +1 773 399-8900

                  • Fax: +1 773 399-8936

                  • uscellular.com

                  Incorporated

                  1983

                  Employees

                  6,700

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