Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. ( TDS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 15, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.16 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 29, 2018. Shareholders who purchased TDS prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 3.23% increase over prior dividend payment.
The previous trading day's last sale of TDS was $28.31, representing a -5.22% decrease from the 52 week high of $29.87 and a 20.26% increase over the 52 week low of $23.54.
TDS is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as AT&T Inc. ( T ) and Verizon Communications Inc. ( VZ ). TDS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.32. Zacks Investment Research reports TDS's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as -20.13%, compared to an industry average of -20.1%.
Interested in gaining exposure to TDS through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have TDS as a top-10 holding:
- SPDR Kensho Intelligent Structures ETF ( XKII ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is XKII with an decrease of 0% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of TDS at 2.18%.
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