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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Telephone & Data Systems Inc. (NYSE:TDS)?

The company in question is, Telephone & Data Systems Inc. (NYSE:TDS) currently with a stock price of 26.91 (1.13% today). The market cap for Telephone & Data Systems Inc. is 2955.31, and is in the sector Technology, and Wireless Communications industry. The target price for Telephone & Data Systems Inc. is 39.33. Currently Telephone & Data Systems Inc. is trading with a P/E of 34.07, and a forward P/E of 69.66. Average volume for Telephone & Data Systems Inc. is 447.85 and so far today it is 130758.

Performance in the last year for Telephone & Data Systems Inc. has been 4.19%. For EPS growth, Telephone & Data Systems Inc. has seen a growth of 258.50%, and is looking to grow in the next year to -13.77%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 10.60% over the last five years and could be -7.00% for the next five years. Telephone & Data Systems Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 0.50%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 20.20%. The 20-day simple moving average is -3.60%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to -1.97%.

Since the IPO date for Telephone & Data Systems Inc. on the 9/18/1991, Telephone & Data Systems Inc. has seen performance year to date to be 4.47%. With Telephone & Data Systems Inc. trading at 26.91, the dividend yield is 2.22%, and the EPS is 0.78.

So could Telephone & Data Systems Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 34.07. The PEG is *TBA, P/S is 0.57 and the P/B is at 0.7. The P/cash is *TBA, with P/free cash flow at *TBA.

Telephone & Data Systems Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 2.3, and the quick ratio is 2.1. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.59, and total debt/equity at 0.59.

In terms of margins, Telephone & Data Systems Inc. has a gross margin of 52.90%, an operating margin of 2.70% and a profit margin of 1.70%.Payout ratio for Telephone & Data Systems Inc. is 72.50%. Return on assets come to 0.90% with return on investment coming to 3.40%.

Insider ownership for Telephone & Data Systems Inc., is at 0.50% and institutional ownership comes to 87.80%. Outstanding shares are at 111.06. While shares float is *TBA. The float short is currently *TBA, and short ratio is 2.2.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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