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Telephone and Data Systems (TDS) is a telecommunications company providing wireless products and services, cable and wireline broadband, TV and voice services, and hosted and managed services to residential and commercial customers. It offers high-speed Internet, phone and TV entertainment services, VoIP business solutions, hosted application management, managed hosting, and enterprise cloud services, as well as corporate communications, direct mail and advertising solutions. The company primarily operates through its subsidiaries, including U.S. Cellular, TDS Telecommunications, OneNeck IT Solutions, and Suttle-Straus.

TypePublic
Founded1969
HQChicago, US
Websitetdsinc.com
Employee Ratings3

Locations

Telephone and Data Systems is headquartered in
Chicago, United States

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)9,400
Job Openings30
Revenue (FY, 2019)$5.2 B(+2%)
Share Price (Oct 2020)$17.4
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Telephone and Data Systems

LeRoy T. Carlson

LeRoy T. Carlson

President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Julie Mathews

Julie Mathews

Director - Investor Relations
Daniel DeWitt

Daniel DeWitt

Senior Vice President - Human Resources
Joseph R. Hanley

Joseph R. Hanley

Senior Vice President - Technology, Services and Strategy
Jane W. McCahon

Jane W. McCahon

Senior Vice President - Corporate Relations and Corporate Secretary
Peter L. Sereda

Peter L. Sereda

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
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Telephone and Data Systems Office Locations

Telephone and Data Systems has offices in Chicago and Middleton
Chicago, US (HQ)
30 North LaSalle, 30 N LaSalle St #4000
Middleton, US
8401 Greenway Blvd
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Telephone and Data Systems Financials and Metrics

Telephone and Data Systems Revenue

Telephone and Data Systems's revenue was reported to be $5.18 b in FY, 2019
USD

Revenue (Q2, 2020)

1.3b

Net income (Q2, 2020)

78.0m

EBIT (Q2, 2020)

78.0m

Market capitalization (23-Oct-2020)

1.9b

Closing stock price (23-Oct-2020)

17.4

Cash (30-Jun-2020)

565.0m

EV

4.8b
Telephone and Data Systems's current market capitalization is $1.9 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

5.1b5.0b5.1b5.2b

Revenue growth, %

(1%)(1%)1%

Cost of goods sold

2.4b2.4b2.3b

Gross profit

2.7b2.7b2.8b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020

Revenue

1.2b1.3b1.3b1.2b1.2b1.3b1.2b1.3b1.3b1.3b1.3b1.3b1.3b1.3b

Cost of goods sold

579.0m606.0m626.0m552.0m585.0m585.0m534.0m566.0m605.0m548.0m553.0m

Gross profit

664.0m677.0m675.0m686.0m662.0m666.0m691.0m689.0m692.0m709.0m708.0m

Gross profit Margin, %

53%53%52%55%53%53%56%55%53%56%56%
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

52.0m157.0m175.0m147.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

850.0m844.0m883.0m932.0m

Inventories

4.0m6.0m(5.0m)(19.0m)

Accounts Payable

36.0m(7.0m)2.0m(60.0m)
USDQ1, 2016

Debt/Equity

0.5 x

Debt/Assets

0.3 x

Financial Leverage

2 x
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Telephone and Data Systems Operating Metrics

Telephone and Data Systems's Connections, wireless was reported to be 5 m in Q2, 2019.
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Telephone and Data Systems Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
K2 CommunicationsSeptember 05, 2017
Crestview Cable CommunicationsAugust 04, 2017
INTERLINX COMMUNICATION, LLCNovember 15, 2016
Vital Support Systems LLCJune 11, 2012
ONENECK IT SERVICES CORPORATIONJune 28, 2011$95 m
AFFILIATE FUND
AIRADIGM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.
AMELIA TELEPHONE CORPORATION
ARCADIA TELEPHONE COMPANY
ARIZONA TELEPHONE COMPANY
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Telephone and Data Systems Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

85/100

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Telephone and Data Systems Revenue Breakdown

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Telephone and Data Systems revenue breakdown by business segment: 18.1% from TDS Telecom, 77.6% from U.S. Cellular and 4.2% from Other

Telephone and Data Systems Online and Social Media Presence

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Telephone and Data Systems Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Telephone and Data Systems founded?

    Telephone and Data Systems was founded in 1969.

  • Who are Telephone and Data Systems key executives?

    Telephone and Data Systems's key executives are LeRoy T. Carlson, Julie Mathews and Daniel DeWitt.

  • How many employees does Telephone and Data Systems have?

    Telephone and Data Systems has 9,400 employees.

  • What is Telephone and Data Systems revenue?

    Latest Telephone and Data Systems annual revenue is $5.2 b.

  • What is Telephone and Data Systems revenue per employee?

    Latest Telephone and Data Systems revenue per employee is $550.6 k.

  • Who are Telephone and Data Systems competitors?

    Competitors of Telephone and Data Systems include Lumen, Juniper Networks and T-Mobile USA.

  • Where is Telephone and Data Systems headquarters?

    Telephone and Data Systems headquarters is located at 30 North LaSalle, 30 N LaSalle St #4000, Chicago.

  • Where are Telephone and Data Systems offices?

    Telephone and Data Systems has offices in Chicago and Middleton.

  • How many offices does Telephone and Data Systems have?

    Telephone and Data Systems has 2 offices.