TDS Telephone & Data Systems

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  • TDS
  • Price as of: Dec 17, 03:39 PM EST
  • $23.77
  • +$0.62
  • +2.7%
  • Industry
  • Wireless communications
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TDS Stock Dividend Data

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  • Dividend Yield
    2.25% Technology Average 3.21%
  • Annual Payout
    $0.54 Paid Quarterly
  • Payout Ratio
    NM EPS -$1.61
  • Dividend Growth
    39 yrs Since 1975
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DARS Rating™ Breakdown

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Relative Strength Sign Up For Ticker Ranking Sign Up For Sector Ranking Stock is slightly underperforming.
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Dividend Uptrend Sign Up For Ticker Ranking Sign Up For Sector Ranking Dividend payouts are consistent, but increases small.
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Growth History

TDS Dividend Growth History

Annualized Growth
1994-2012
Annualized Growth
1994-2004
Annualized Growth
2004-2008
Annualized Growth
2008-2012
Annualized Growth
Last 5 Yrs
Annualized Growth
Last 3 Yrs
Annual
Growth
2012
Consecutive
Years of
Increases
Reveal More Dividend Growth History for TDS -5.3% -21.9% 39 years
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Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

TDS Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

Payout Amount Calendar Year Annual Growth
$0.3825 2013 -21.9%
$0.4900 2012 4.3%
Historical Dividend Data

TDS Dividend History

Payout Amount Declared Date Ex-Dividend Date Record Date Pay Date ▼ Qualified Dividend? Payout Type Frequency
$0.1340 2014-11-24 2014-12-11 2014-12-15 2014-12-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1340 2014-08-21 2014-09-11 2014-09-15 2014-09-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1340 2014-05-22 2014-06-11 2014-06-13 2014-06-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1340 2014-02-26 2014-03-12 2014-03-14 2014-03-31 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1275 2013-11-15 2013-12-12 2013-12-16 2013-12-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1275 2013-08-22 2013-09-12 2013-09-16 2013-09-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1275 2013-02-26 2013-03-13 2013-03-15 2013-03-29 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1225 2012-11-16 2012-12-13 2012-12-17 2012-12-28 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1225 2012-08-23 2012-09-12 2012-09-14 2012-09-28 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1225 2012-05-17 2012-06-13 2012-06-15 2012-06-29 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1225 2012-02-28 2012-03-14 2012-03-16 2012-03-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1175 2011-11-17 2011-12-15 2011-12-19 2011-12-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1175 2011-08-25 2011-09-14 2011-09-16 2011-09-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1175 2011-05-19 2011-06-15 2011-06-17 2011-06-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1175 2011-03-01 2011-03-15 2011-03-17 2011-03-31 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1125 2010-11-18 2010-12-15 2010-12-17 2010-12-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1125 2010-08-27 2010-09-14 2010-09-16 2010-09-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1125 2010-05-27 2010-06-14 2010-06-16 2010-06-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1125 2010-02-23 2010-03-15 2010-03-17 2010-03-31 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1075 2009-11-19 2009-12-15 2009-12-17 2009-12-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1075 2009-08-21 2009-09-14 2009-09-16 2009-09-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1075 2009-05-22 2009-06-12 2009-06-16 2009-06-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1075 2009-01-21 2009-03-12 2009-03-16 2009-03-31 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1025 2008-11-21 2008-12-15 2008-12-17 2008-12-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1025 2008-08-28 2008-09-11 2008-09-15 2008-09-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1025 2008-05-23 2008-06-12 2008-06-16 2008-06-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1025 2008-03-12 2008-03-19 2008-03-24 2008-04-07 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0975 2007-11-14 2007-12-12 2007-12-14 2007-12-28 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0975 2007-08-24 2007-09-12 2007-09-14 2007-09-28 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0975 2007-05-11 2007-06-13 2007-06-15 2007-06-29 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0975 2007-03-08 2007-03-15 2007-03-19 2007-03-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0925 2006-12-08 2006-12-13 2006-12-15 2006-12-29 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0925 2006-08-31 2006-09-13 2006-09-15 2006-09-29 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0925 2006-05-05 2006-06-14 2006-06-16 2006-06-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0925 2006-02-23 2006-03-15 2006-03-17 2006-03-31 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0875 2005-11-07 2005-12-14 2005-12-16 2005-12-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0875 2005-08-25 2005-09-14 2005-09-16 2005-09-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0875 2005-05-18 2005-06-14 2005-06-16 2005-06-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1750 2005-02-25 2005-03-14 2005-03-16 2005-03-31 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1650 2004-11-15 2004-12-14 2004-12-16 2004-12-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1650 2004-08-03 2004-09-14 2004-09-16 2004-09-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1650 2004-05-10 2004-06-14 2004-06-16 2004-06-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1650 2004-02-27 2004-03-15 2004-03-17 2004-03-31 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1550 2003-11-14 2003-12-11 2003-12-15 2003-12-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1550 2003-08-06 2003-09-12 2003-09-16 2003-09-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1550 2003-05-15 2003-06-12 2003-06-16 2003-06-30 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1550 2003-02-28 2003-03-13 2003-03-17 2003-03-31 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1450 2002-11-18 2002-12-12 2002-12-16 2002-12-30 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1450 2002-08-27 2002-09-12 2002-09-16 2002-09-30 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1450 2002-05-29 2002-06-12 2002-06-14 2002-06-28 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1450 2002-02-28 2002-03-13 2002-03-15 2002-03-28 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1350 2001-11-20 2001-12-12 2001-12-14 2001-12-28 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1350 2001-08-31 2001-09-12 2001-09-14 2001-09-28 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1350 2001-05-18 2001-06-13 2001-06-15 2001-06-29 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1350 2001-02-27 2001-03-13 2001-03-15 2001-03-30 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1250 2000-11-21 2000-12-13 2000-12-15 2000-12-29 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1250 2000-08-31 2000-09-13 2000-09-15 2000-09-29 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1250 2000-05-24 2000-06-13 2000-06-15 2000-06-30 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1250 2000-02-25 2000-03-13 2000-03-15 2000-03-31 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1150 1999-11-05 1999-12-13 1999-12-15 1999-12-31 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1150 1999-08-24 1999-09-13 1999-09-15 1999-09-30 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1150 1999-05-24 1999-06-11 1999-06-15 1999-06-30 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1150 1999-02-23 1999-03-10 1999-03-12 1999-03-31 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1100 1998-11-24 1998-12-14 1998-12-16 1998-12-31 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1100 1998-08-27 1998-09-11 1998-09-15 1998-09-30 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1100 1998-05-22 1998-06-11 1998-06-15 1998-06-30 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1100 1998-03-02 1998-03-13 1998-03-17 1998-03-31 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1050 1997-11-24 1997-12-10 1997-12-12 1997-12-31 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1050 1997-09-02 1997-09-12 1997-09-16 1997-09-30 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1050 1997-05-28 1997-06-11 1997-06-13 1997-06-30 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1050 1997-02-28 1997-03-12 1997-03-14 1997-03-31 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1000 1996-12-03 1996-12-11 1996-12-13 1996-12-31 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1000 1996-08-30 1996-09-11 1996-09-13 1996-09-30 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1000 1996-05-23 1996-06-12 1996-06-14 1996-06-28 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1000 1996-03-01 1996-03-13 1996-03-15 1996-03-29 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0950 1995-12-01 1995-12-13 1995-12-15 1995-12-29 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0950 1995-08-31 1995-09-13 1995-09-15 1995-09-29 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0950 1995-05-25 1995-06-14 1995-06-16 1995-06-30 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0950 1995-03-07 1995-03-13 1995-03-17 1995-03-31 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0900 1994-12-06 1994-12-12 1994-12-16 1994-12-30 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0900 1994-09-06 1994-09-12 1994-09-16 1994-09-30 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0900 1994-06-07 1994-06-13 1994-06-17 1994-06-30 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0900 1994-03-07 1994-03-11 1994-03-17 1994-03-31 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0850 1993-12-06 1993-12-13 1993-12-17 1993-12-31 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0850 1993-09-07 1993-09-13 1993-09-17 1993-09-30 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0850 1993-06-08 1993-06-14 1993-06-18 1993-06-30 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0850 1993-03-02 1993-03-11 1993-03-17 1993-03-31 Unknown Regular Quarter
Company Profile

TDS Company Profile

Exchange: NYSE
Sector: Technology

Telephone & Data Systems- (TDS)- provides wireless and wireline telecommunications services in the United States. As of December 31, 2007, the company served approximately 7.3 million customers, including 6,122,000 wireless customers and 1,197,700 wireline equivalent access lines. In addition, Telephone and Data Systems provides printing and distribution services. It sells its products through retail sales and service centers, and agents and direct sales, as well as through the Internet and telesales. The company was founded in 1968 and is based in Chicago, Illinois.

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