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USM United States Cellular PE ratio, current and historical analysis

As of May 22, 2024, the United States Cellular stock's P/E ratio is 63.3. This takes into account the latest EPS of $0.69 and stock price of $43.68.

USM PE ratio history

How has USM's PE ratio performed in the past

The PE ratio of United States Cellular has averaged 49.35 over the last ten years. The current price-to-earnings ratio of 63.3 is 28% more than the historical average. Analyzing the last ten years, USM's PE ratio reached its highest point in the Sep 2023 quarter at 330.54, when the price was $42.97 and the EPS was $0.13. The lowest point was recorded in the Sep 2018 quarter, when it reached 9.49 with a price of $44.78 and an EPS of $4.72.


United States Cellular PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 447.09% in 2016

Maximum annual decrease: -88.95% in 2018

Year PE ratio Change
2023 64.91 8.96%
2022 59.57 240.21%
2021 17.51 51.73%
2020 11.54 -53.18%
2019 24.65 -17%
2018 29.7 -88.95%
2017 268.79 244.29%
2016 78.07 447.09%
2015 14.27 N/A
2014 N/A N/A

USM average PE ratio chart

What is the average PE ratio of USM for the past years

Currently, USM's PE ratio is above its 3, 5 and 10-year averages.

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USM PE vs peers

What is USM's PE ratio compared to its peers

When compared to its peer stocks TMUS and VZ, USM's PE ratio is higher. United States Cellular's current PE ratio of 63.3 is in line with the average of its peers, which is 13.91.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
SHEN Shenandoah Telecommunications Co 4.08 $973.12M
T At&T Inc 9.41 $125.48B
VZ Verizon Communications Inc 14.85 $167.49B
SPOK Spok Holdings Inc 18.93 $321.91M
TMUS T-Mobile US Inc 22.27 $193.94B
USM United States Cellular Corp 63.3 $3.71B
TDS Telephone & Data Systems Inc N/A $2.18B

Frequently asked questions

What is United States Cellular's PE ratio?

The price to earnings ratio for USM stock as of May 22, 2024, stands at 63.3.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for United States Cellular (USM)?

Over the last 3 years, the average PE ratio for USM stock is 62.62.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for United States Cellular (USM)?

Over the last 5 years, the average PE ratio for USM stock is 42.88.

What is the highest PE ratio for USM?

The highest quarterly PE ratio in the last ten years has been 330.54 and it was in the Sep 2023 quarter.

How does the current PE ratio for USM compare to its historical average?

USM's price to earnings ratio is currently 28% above its 10-year historical average.

How is USM's PE ratio calculated (United States Cellular PE ratio formula)?

To determine the P/E ratio, divide the latest stock price by the TTM earnings per share (EPS). As of today (May 22, 2024), United States Cellular's share price is $43.68. The company's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Mar 2024 is $0.69. Therefore, United States Cellular's price to earnings ratio for today is 63.3. PE RATIO(63.3) = STOCK PRICE($43.68) / TTM EPS($0.69)

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.