Analyst Ratings for Telephone & Data Systems Inc. (TDS)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Telephone & Data Systems Inc. (NYSE:TDS) was awarded an average rating of Overweight from investment analysts following the stock. A consensus rating of Overweight was previously issued for TDS last month.

7 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 2 gave TDS a buy rating, 0 issued an overweight rating, 5 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 0. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

TDS was given price targets by several analysts. The highest price target was 36, implying potential capital gains of 25.52 percent. The minimum price target given was 33, which equates to a potential downside of 15.06 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 231.25 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 1.28 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 1035.71 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

TDS has an estimated earnings growth rate of -52.71 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of TDS is -0.84.

TDS has a 52-week high of 32.98 and a 52-week low of 24.12. Today's price is 18.91 percent above the 52-week low, and 13.04 percent below the high. TDS has a P/E ratio of 44.32. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The TDS value stock report compares TDS to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $3.13 billion. TDS's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.