Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 12, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.1275 per share is scheduled to be paid on
September 30, 2013. Shareholders who purchased TDS stock prior to
the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
This marks the 3rd quarter that TDS has paid the same dividend. At
the current stock price of $28.9, the dividend yield is 1.76%.
The previous trading day's last sale of TDS was $28.9,
representing a -2.45% decrease from the 52 week high of $29.63 and
a 40.5% increase over the 52 week low of $20.57.
TDS is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes
companies such as China Mobile (Hong Kong) Ltd. (
) and AT&T Inc. (
). TDS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $1.31. Zacks Investment Research reports TDS's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -25.82%, compared to an
industry average of -12.3%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to TDS through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have TDS as a top-10 holding:
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Telecommunications Index Fund (
- First Trust Utilities AlphaDEX Fund (
- SPDR S&P Telecom ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is XTL with an increase of
13.66% over the last 100 days. IYZ has the highest percent
weighting of TDS at 4.53%.