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Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. (TDS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 14, 2015

Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. ( TDS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 14, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.141 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 30, 2015. Shareholders who purchased TDS prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that TDS has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $27.06, the dividend yield is 2.08%.

The previous trading day's last sale of TDS was $27.06, representing a -12.03% decrease from the 52 week high of $30.76 and a 18.84% increase over the 52 week low of $22.77.

TDS is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as China Mobile (Hong Kong) Ltd. ( CHL ) and AT&T Inc. ( T ). TDS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.85. Zacks Investment Research reports TDS's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 306.85%, compared to an industry average of -43.2%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the TDS Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to TDS through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?

The following ETF(s) have TDS as a top-10 holding:

  • iShares U.S. Telecommunications ETF ( IYZ )
  • Vanguard Telecom ETF - DNQ ( VOX ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IYZ with an increase of 0.42% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of TDS at 3.63%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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