Media stories about United States Cellular (NYSE:USM) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. United States Cellular earned a news sentiment score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the Wireless communications provider an impact score of 46.9205588025913 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.
United States Cellular (NYSE USM) opened at $35.58 on Thursday. The stock has a market capitalization of $2,944.40, a price-to-earnings ratio of 88.82 and a beta of 0.79. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.48, a current ratio of 2.23 and a quick ratio of 2.08. United States Cellular has a 12 month low of $32.29 and a 12 month high of $46.01.
United States Cellular (NYSE:USM) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November 8th. The Wireless communications provider reported $0.11 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.01 by $0.10. The firm had revenue of $963.00 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $968.80 million. United States Cellular had a positive return on equity of 0.94% and a negative net margin of 6.93%. The business’s revenue for the quarter was down 5.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.20 EPS. equities research analysts expect that United States Cellular will post -3.18 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
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About United States Cellular
United States Cellular Corporation (U.S. Cellular) is a provider of wireless telecommunication services. The Company’s wireless operating markets are in the United States. U.S. Cellular provides service to postpaid and prepaid customers from a range of demographic segments. The Company focuses on retail consumers, government and small-to-mid-size business customers in industries, such as construction, retail, professional services and real estate.
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