Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. (TDS) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

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					        Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. (TDS) - Financial and Strategic SWOT
                                 Analysis Review
        Reference Code: GDTC34394FSA                                                                                           Publication Date: JUL 2013

          30 North LaSalle Street                            Phone               +1 312 6301900                 Revenue          5,345.3 (million USD)
          Chicago, IL                                        Fax                 +1 312 6301908                 Net Profit       81.86 (million USD)
          60602                                              Website             www.teldta.com                 Employees        12,100
                                                                                 TDS [New York Stock                             Technology             and
          United States                                      Exchange                                           Industry
                                                                                 Exchange]                                       Communications

       Company Overview
       Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. (TDS) is a provider of wireless, telephone, broadband, printing and distribution services. The
       company’s service portfolio includes broadband access, caller ID, Internet access, local, regional and long distance calling
       services; messaging services and printing services among others. TDS also provides services like managed network services,
       virtual private networks, wireless services, instant messaging, mobile messaging, picture messaging, ring tones, voicemail, email
       address, mobile to mobile text alerts, international services, business services, and wireless phone insurance.
       Key Executives                                                                SWOT Analysis
                      Name                                 Title                      Telephone and Data Systems, Inc., SWOT Analysis
         LeRoy T. Carlson, Jr.               Chief Executive Officer                  Strengths                              Weaknesses
         Kenneth R. Meyers                   Chief Executive          Officer,
                                                                                      Strong Foothold on the US              Operating Margins
                                             U.S. Cellular
                                                                                      Market
         Mitchell H. Saranow                 Director
                                                                                      Strong Base of Service
         Herbert S. Wander                   Director
                                                                                      Offerings
         Christopher D. O’Leary              Director
        Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
        Research, GlobalData                                                          Opportunities                          Threats

       Share Data                                                                     Strategic Initiatives                  Rapid Technological Changes
         Telephone and Data Systems, Inc.
                                                                                      Growth in Telecommunications High Competitive Position
        Share Price (USD) as on 26-Jul-                                26.80          Services
        2013
        EPS (USD)                                                        0.75
                                                                                     Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
        Market Cap (million USD)                                       2,896         GlobalData

        Enterprise Value (million USD)                                 4,486
        Shares Outstanding (million)                                     108
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
       Research, GlobalData

       Financial Performance




       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
       Research, GlobalData




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       Table of Contents
       Table of Contents ............................................................................................................................................................................... 2
          List of Tables .................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
          List of Figures ................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
       Section 1 - About the Company.......................................................................................................................................................... 4
       Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. - Key Facts ................................................................................................................................. 4
       Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. - Key Employees ........................................................................................................................ 5
       Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. - Key Employee Biographies ...................................................................................................... 6
       Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. - Major Products and Services.................................................................................................... 7
       Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. - History ...................................................................................................................................... 9
       Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. - Company Statement ............................................................................................................... 11
       Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries .................................................................................................... 15
          Head Office ................................................................................................................................................................................... 15
          Other Locations & Subsidiaries ..................................................................................................................................................... 15
       Section 2 – Company Analysis ......................................................................................................................................................... 16
       Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. - Business Description .............................................................................................................. 16
       Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. - Corporate Strategy ................................................................................................................. 17
       Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. - SWOT Analysis ...................................................................................................................... 18
          SWOT Analysis - Overview........................................................................................................................................................... 18
          Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. - Strengths ............................................................................................................................ 18
             Strength - Strong Foothold on the US Market ........................................................................................................................... 18
             Strength - Strong Base of Service Offerings ............................................................................................................................. 18
             Strength - Improved Cash Position ........................................................................................................................................... 18
          Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. - Weaknesses ....................................................................................................................... 18
             Weakness - Operating Margins ................................................................................................................................................. 18
          Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. - Opportunities ...................................................................................................................... 19
             Opportunity - Strategic Initiatives .............................................................................................................................................. 19
             Opportunity - Growth in Telecommunications Services ............................................................................................................. 19
             Opportunity - Demand for Smartphones.................................................................................................................................... 19
          Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. - Threats................................................................................................................................ 19
             Threat - Rapid Technological Changes ..................................................................................................................................... 19
             Threat - High Competitive Position ............................................................................................................................................ 19
             Threat - Stringent Regulations .................................................................................................................................................. 20
       Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. - Key Competitors ..................................................................................................................... 21
       Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios ............................................................................................................................................. 22
       Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios......................
				
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Description: Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. (TDS) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better. The profile contains critical company information including: - Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions. - Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy. - SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats. - Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company. - Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company. - Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company. - Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company. - Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history. - Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions. - Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company. - Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history. - Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history. Highlights Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. (TDS) is a provider of wireless, telephone, broadband, printing and distribution services. The company’s service portfolio includes broadban
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