Telephone and Data Systems

Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. is a diversified telecommunications company. The Company conducts its Wireless operations through its subsidiary, United States Cellular Corporation (U.S. Cellular). It provides Wireline services, cable services and hosted and managed services, through its subsidiary, TDS Telecommunications Corporation (TDS Telecom). Its segments include U.S. Cellular, Wireline, Cable, and Hosted and Managed Services (HMS). It provides these services to approximately 4.9 million Wireless customers and 1.2 million Wireline and cable connections. The Company's operations also include the subsidiary Suttle-Straus, Inc. (Suttle-Straus). TDS Telecom provides broadband, video and voice services to approximately 1.2 million connections in over 40 states. The Company provides a range of information technology (IT) services, including colocation, cloud computing, hosted application management, and sales of IT hardware and related professional services through its HMS business.
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 an office in Chicago
Chicago, US (HQ)
4000 30 N La Salle St

Telephone and Data Systems Metrics

Telephone and Data Systems Financial Metrics

Revenue (2016)

$5.1 b

Revenue growth (2015-16), %


Gross profit

$3.9 b

Gross profit margin (2016), %


Net income (2016)

$52 m

Market capitalization (28-Apr-2017)

$3 b

Closing share price (28-Apr-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

$900 m
Telephone and Data Systems's current market capitalization is $3 b.
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.
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$4.9 b$5 b$5.2 b$5.1 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

$1.2 b$1.2 b

Gross profit

$4 b$3.9 b

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

$4.8 b$5 b


$397.1 m$60 m

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

$141.7 m$170 m

Interest income

$38.8 m$62 m

Pre tax profit

$434.6 m$92 m

Income tax expense

$172 m$40 m

Net Income

$166.8 m($147.3 m)$262.6 m$52 m
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$830 m$471.9 m$984.6 m$900 m

Current Assets

$2.1 b$1.8 b$2.2 b$2.1 b


$3.9 b$3.8 b$3.8 b$3.6 b


$836.8 m$771.4 m$765.8 m$766 m

Total Assets

$8.9 b$8.9 b$9.4 b$9.4 b

Accounts Payable

$496.1 m$387.1 m$348.7 m$365 m

Total Debt

$1.7 b$2 b$14.3 m$12 m

Current Liabilities

$1.2 b$1.1 b$944.4 m$887 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

$2.3 b$2.3 b$2.4 b$2.4 b

Retained Earnings

$2.5 b$2.3 b$2.5 b$2.5 b

Total Equity

$4.7 b$4.5 b$4.7 b$4.8 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
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

$166.8 m($147.3 m)$262.6 m$52 m

Accounts Receivable

($294.3 m)$17.6 m($120.2 m)($23 m)


($83.5 m)($29.1 m)$115.5 m$4 m

Accounts Payable

$86 m($117.3 m)$7.2 m$36 m

Cash From Operating Activities

$789.7 m$782 m

Cash From Investing Activities

($737.7 m)($808 m)

Long-term Borrowings

($1.6 m)($816 k)($12 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

$460.7 m($59 m)

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