Telephone and Data Systems

Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. is a telecommunications service company providing wireless, local- and long-distance telephone, broadband and video services. TDS Telecom’s businesses – wireline, cable, and hosted and managed services – provide compelling services and new solutions to its residential and commercial customers. The Company leverages its telecommunications and network management expertise across all businesses. Its hosted and managed services brand, OneNeck IT Solutions, offers a full suite of IT solutions from equipment resale to full management and hosting of a customer’s IT infrastructure and applications.
TDS connects homes and businesses in communities nationwide to high-speed broadband, and cable and IPTV phone and TV entertainment services through TDS Telecom, BendBroadband, and Zolo Media. It also provides security and connectivity to businesses through its hosted and managed services offerings and network of data centers operated by OneNeck IT Solutions.

Chicago, US
Size (employees)
10,300 (est)
Telephone and Data Systems was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Chicago, US

Telephone and Data Systems Office Locations

Telephone and Data Systems has offices in Chicago and Middleton
Chicago, US (HQ)
4000 30 N La Salle St
Middleton, US
8401 Greenway Blvd

Telephone and Data Systems Data and Metrics

Telephone and Data Systems Financial Metrics

Telephone and Data Systems's revenue was reported to be $5.1 b in FY, 2016 which is a 1% decrease from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

5.1 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

52 m

EBIT (FY, 2016)

60 m

Market capitalization (20-Jun-2017)

3.1 b

Closing share price (20-Jun-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

900 m


2.2 b
Telephone and Data Systems's current market capitalization is $3.1 b.
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


5 b5.2 b5.1 b

Revenue growth, %


General and administrative expense

1.2 b1.8 b1.8 b

Operating expense total

5.2 b4.8 b5 b


(190 m)397.1 m60 m

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

111 m141.7 m170 m

Interest income

17 m38.8 m62 m

Pre tax profit

(152 m)434.6 m92 m

Income tax expense

(5 m)172 m40 m

Net Income

(147.3 m)262.6 m52 m
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


830 m471.9 m984.6 m900 m

Current Assets

2.1 b1.8 b2.2 b2.1 b


3.9 b3.8 b3.8 b3.6 b


836.8 m771.4 m765.8 m766 m

Total Assets

8.9 b8.9 b9.4 b9.4 b

Accounts Payable

496.1 m387.1 m348.7 m365 m

Total Debt

1.7 b2 b14.3 m12 m

Current Liabilities

1.2 b1.1 b944.4 m887 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

2.3 b2.3 b2.4 b2.4 b

Retained Earnings

2.5 b2.3 b2.5 b2.5 b

Total Equity

4.7 b4.5 b4.7 b4.8 b

Debt to Equity Ratio

0.4 x0.4 x0 x0 x

Debt to Assets Ratio

0.2 x0.2 x0 x0 x

Financial Leverage

1.9 x2 x2 x2 x
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

(147.3 m)262.6 m52 m

Cash From Operating Activities

395 m789.7 m782 m

Purchases of PP&E

(799 m)(801 m)(636 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(910 m)(737.7 m)(808 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

157 m460.7 m(59 m)
USDY, 2016


36.2 x


2.8 x


490.8 k

Financial Leverage

2 x

Telephone and Data Systems Operating Metrics

Telephone and Data Systems's Connections was reported to be 1.2 m in FY, 2016. Telephone and Data Systems's Connections, wireless was reported to be 5 m in FY, 2016
FY, 2016


1.2 m

Connections, wireless

5 m

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