United States Cellular Corporation

Telecom Services
Communication Services

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Company Statistics

Market Cap.:
$3.51 billion
Book Value:
Revenue TTM:
$4.07 billion
Operating Margin TTM:
Gross Profit TTM:
$2.20 billion
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Company Profile

United States Cellular Corporation had its IPO on 1988-05-04 under the ticker symbol USM.

The company operates in the Communication Services sector and Telecom Services industry. United States Cellular Corporation has a staff strength of 4,600 employees.

Stock update

Shares of United States Cellular Corporation opened at $41.2 at the start of the last trading session i.e. 2023-09-12.

The stocks traded within a range of $40.1 - $41.34, and closed at $41.04.

This is a -0.17% slip from the previous day's closing price.

A total volume of 334,556 shares were traded at the close of the day’s session.

In the last one week, shares of United States Cellular Corporation have slipped by -10.67%.

United States Cellular Corporation's Key Ratios

United States Cellular Corporation has a market cap of $3.51 billion, indicating a price to book ratio of 0.3779 and a price to sales ratio of 0.4091.

In the last 12-months United States Cellular Corporation’s revenue was $4.07 billion with a gross profit of $2.20 billion and an EBITDA of $730 million. The EBITDA ratio measures United States Cellular Corporation's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure its profitability.

In the trailing 12-month period, United States Cellular Corporation’s operating margin was 1.03% while its return on assets stood at 0.24% with a return of equity of -0.41%.

In Q2, United States Cellular Corporation’s quarterly earnings growth was a negative -79.5% while revenue growth was a negative 6.8%.

United States Cellular Corporation’s PE and PEG Ratio

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Trailing PE

Its diluted EPS in the last 12-months stands at $-0.26 per share while it has a forward price to earnings multiple of 12.6422 and a PEG multiple of 2.7008. A low price to earnings ratio can mean the stock is attractively valued while a high ratio suggests the stock may be overvalued.

The PEG on the other hand provides a broader view compared to the P/E ratio and gives greater insight into United States Cellular Corporation’s profitability.

United States Cellular Corporation stock is trading at a EV to sales ratio of 1.3364 and a EV to EBITDA ratio of 5.8375. Its price to sales ratio in the trailing 12-months stood at 0.4091.

United States Cellular Corporation stock pays annual dividends of $0 per share, indicating a yield of 0% and a payout ratio of 0%.

Balance sheet and cash flow metrics

Total Assets
$10.89 billion
Total Liabilities
$1.01 billion
Operating Cash Flow
Capital Expenditure
$158 million
Dividend Payout Ratio

United States Cellular Corporation ended 2023 with $10.89 billion in total assets and $0 in total liabilities. Its intangible assets were valued at $10.89 billion while shareholder equity stood at $4.57 billion.

United States Cellular Corporation ended 2023 with $732.00 million in deferred long-term liabilities, $1.01 billion in other current liabilities, 88000000.00 in common stock, $2.86 billion in retained earnings and $0 in goodwill. Its cash balance stood at $186.00 million and cash and short-term investments were $186.00 million. The company’s total short-term debt was $188,000,000 while long-term debt stood at $3.11 billion.

United States Cellular Corporation’s total current assets stands at $1.50 billion while long-term investments were $457.00 million and short-term investments were $0. Its net receivables were $988.00 million compared to accounts payable of $249.00 million and inventory worth $210.00 million.

In 2023, United States Cellular Corporation's operating cash flow was $-153000000.00 while its capital expenditure stood at $158 million.

Comparatively, United States Cellular Corporation paid $0 in dividends in 2023.

Other key metrics

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Analyst Target Price

United States Cellular Corporation stock is currently trading at $41.04 per share. It touched a 52-week high of $46.86 and a 52-week low of $46.86. Analysts tracking the stock have a 12-month average target price of $22.67.

Its 50-day moving average was $30.06 and 200-day moving average was $22.63 The short ratio stood at 1.5 indicating a short percent outstanding of 0%.

Around 7344% of the company’s stock are held by insiders while 2842.2% are held by institutions.

Frequently Asked Questions About United States Cellular Corporation

The stock symbol (also called stock or share ticker) of United States Cellular Corporation is USM

The IPO of United States Cellular Corporation took place on 1988-05-04

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United States Cellular Corporation provides wireless telecommunications services in the United States. The company offers wireless services, including voice, messaging, and data services. It also provides wireless devices, such as handsets, tablets, mobile hotspots, home phones, and routers, as well as various essentials, including cases, screen protectors, chargers, and memory cards; and consumer electronics comprising audio, home automation, and networking products. In addition, it sells wireless devices to agents and other third-party distributors for resale; and offers option for customers to purchase devices and accessories under installment contracts. Further, the company offers wireless roaming, wireless eligible telecommunications carrier, and wireless tower rental services. It serves consumer, business, and government customers. The company provides its products and services through retail sales, direct sales, telesales, ecommerce, indirect sales, and independent agents, as well as third-party national retailers. United States Cellular Corporation was incorporated in 1983 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. United States Cellular Corporation is a subsidiary of Telephone and Data Systems, Inc.


8410 West Bryn Mawr Avenue, Chicago, IL, United States, 60631