Telephone Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

TDS -- USA Stock  

USD 26.60  0.86  3.34%

Considering 30-days investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Telephone and Data Systems is 'Hold'. Macroaxis provides Telephone buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding TDS positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Telephone and Data available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from TDS buy-and-hold prospective. Also please take a look at Telephone Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with the current analyst consensus. To check ratings for muliple equity instruments please use Instant Ratings tool.

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Financial Leverage

For the selected time horizon Telephone and Data Systems has a risk adjusted performance of (0.038087), jensen alpha of (0.17), total risk alpha of (0.27), sortino ratio of 0.0 and treynor ratio of (0.39)
Macroaxis buy or sell recommendation module can be used to complement current analysts and expert consensus on Telephone and Data. Our recommendation engine harnesses analyzes the organization potential to grow using all fundamental data market data available at the time. To make sure Telephone and Data is not overpriced, please validate all Telephone fundamentals including its Price to Sales, Book Value Per Share, Working Capital, as well as the relationship between Cash and Equivalents and Number of Employees . Given that Telephone and Data has Price to Earning of 20.34X, we advise you double-check Telephone and Data Systems market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your current risk tolerance and investing horizon.

Telephone Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

Telephone and Data generates negative expected return over the last 30 days
The company has $3.47 Billion in debt which may indicate that it relies heavily on debt financing
TELEPHONE + DATA has about 852M in cash with (167.12M) of positive cash flow from operations. This results in cash-per-share (CPS) ratio of 7.44.
Over 90.0% of the company shares are owned by institutional investors
Latest headline from MacroaxisInsider: Exercise or conversion by LeRoy Carlson of 5913 shares of Telephone subject to Rule 16b-3

Telephone current analysts recommendations

Target Median Price35.00
Target Mean Price39.00
Recommendation Mean2.00
Target High Price47.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions5
Target Low Price31.00

Telephone Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.15Value At Risk3.4
Potential Upside2.48Standard Deviation2.93
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Telephone Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.41
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.07

Telephone Volatility Alert

Telephone and Data Systems exhibits very low volatility with skewness of 0.82 and kurtosis of 13.31. However, we advise investors to further study Telephone and Data Systems technical indicators to make sure all market info is available and is reliable.
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Telephone Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsTelephonePeer Average
Return On Equity3.46% (0.31)%
Return On Asset1.27% (0.14)%
Profit Margin3.01% (1.27)%
Operating Margin21.55% (5.51)%
Current Valuation6.23B16.62B
Shares Outstanding106.64M571.82M
Shares Owned by Insiders0.83% 10.09%
Shares Owned by Institutions90.32% 39.21%
Number of Shares Shorted2.7M4.71M
Price to Earning20.34X28.72X
Price to Book0.67X9.51X
Price to Sales0.60X11.42X
Gross Profit2.77B27.38B
Net Income155M570.98M
Cash and Equivalents852M2.7B
Cash per Share7.44X5.01X
Total Debt3.47B5.32B
Debt to Equity64.20% 48.70%
Current Ratio2.41X2.16X
Book Value Per Share40.39X1.93K
Cash Flow from Operations(167.12M)971.22M
Short Ratio3.23X4.00X
Earnings Per Share1.33X3.12X
Price to Earnings To Growth0.27X4.89X
Number of Employees9.4K18.84K
Market Capitalization3.09B19.03B
Total Asset9.42B29.47B
Retained Earnings2.02B9.33B
Working Capital1.21B1.48B
Current Asset2.16B9.34B
   Exercise or conversion by LeRoy Carlson of 5913 shares of Telephone subject to Rule 16b-3 [view details]