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34.39
+0.78
+2.32%
After Hours :
34.07
-0.32
-0.93%

Open

33.60

Previous Close

33.61

Volume (Avg)

73.14k (132.73k)

Day's Range

33.60-34.40

52Wk Range

31.79-48.98

Market Cap.

2.90B

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
  • Management effectiveness
Industry Telecom Services
Highlights
Analyst Recommendation: Outperform
    • Revenue

    • 3.92B

    • Net Income

    • 140.04M

    • Market Cap.

    • 2.90B

    • Enterprise Value

    • -

    • Net Profit Margin %

    • -0.20

    • PEG (Price/Earnings Growth) Ratio

    • -

    • Beta

    • 0.66

    • Forward P/E

    • -52.63

    • Price/Sales

    • 0.78

    • Price/Book Value

    • 0.85

    • Price/Cash flow

    • 52.36

      • 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
      10/17/2014
      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

              • 12.62

              • Price Ratios

              • Company

              • Industry

                • Current P/E Ratio

                • -384.62

                • 13.61

                • P/E Ratio 5-Year High

                • -582.54

                • 18,911.71

                • P/E Ratio 5-Year Low

                • -353.29

                • 318.54

                • Price/Sales Ratio

                • 0.78

                • 1.24

                • Price/Book Value

                • 0.85

                • 1.80

                • Price/Cash Flow Ratio

                • 52.36

                • 4.89

                • Key Metrics

                • Company

                  • Shares Short

                    as of -

                  • -

                  • Short Ratio

                    as of -

                  • -

                  • Short % of Float

                    as of -

                  • -

                  • Shares Short

                    prior month

                  • -

                  • Trailing Annual Dividend Yield

                  • -

                  • 5 Year Average Dividend Yield

                  • -

                  • Key Metrics

                  • Company

                    • Payout Ratio

                    • -

                    • Dividend Date

                    • -

                    • Ex-Dividend Date

                    • -

                    • Last Split Factor

                      new per old

                    • -

                    • Last Split Date

                    • -

                    • 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
                      52.36
                      Ownership

                      Institutional Ownership

                      61.07%

                      Top 10 Institutions

                      56.48%

                      Mutual Fund Ownership

                      7.91%

                      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

                      • Gabelli Utilities Fund

                      •  

                        361,000

                      • 0.00

                      • 0.43

                      • BlackRock Master Basic Value

                      •  

                        354,959

                      • 33.34

                      • 0.42

                      • iShares US Telecommunications

                      •  

                        280,506

                      • 0.65

                      • 0.32

                      • Vanguard Telecom Services Index Fund

                      •  

                        277,335

                      • 2.42

                      • 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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