CNSL Stock Overview
Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides broadband and business communication solutions for consumer, commercial, and carrier channels in the United States.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$6.97|
|52 Week High||US$9.70|
|52 Week Low||US$4.52|
|1 Month Change||8.57%|
|3 Month Change||18.14%|
|1 Year Change||-20.71%|
|3 Year Change||36.67%|
|5 Year Change||-68.38%|
|Change since IPO||-49.46%|
Recent News & Updates
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|CNSL||US Telecom||US Market|
Return vs Industry: CNSL underperformed the US Telecom industry which returned -19% over the past year.
Return vs Market: CNSL matched the US Market which returned -20.4% over the past year.
|CNSL Average Weekly Movement||7.5%|
|Telecom Industry Average Movement||8.4%|
|Market Average Movement||8.1%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||16.8%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||3.2%|
Stable Share Price: CNSL is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.
Volatility Over Time: CNSL's weekly volatility (7%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides broadband and business communication solutions for consumer, commercial, and carrier channels in the United States. It offers high-speed broadband Internet access and voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) phone services; commercial data connectivity services in various markets, including Ethernet services, private line data services, software defined wide area network, and multi-protocol label switching services; networking services; cloud-based services; data center and disaster recovery solutions; and wholesale services to regional and national interexchange, and wireless carriers comprising cellular backhaul and other fiber transport solutions. The company also provides voice services, such as local phone and long-distance services; and sells business equipment, as well as offers related hardware and maintenance support, video, and other miscellaneous services.
Consolidated Communications Holdings Fundamentals Summary
|CNSL fundamental statistics|
Is CNSL overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|CNSL income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$561.55m|
Last Reported Earnings
Mar 31, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||-1.50|
|Net Profit Margin||-13.75%|
How did CNSL perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is CNSL undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 5/6
Price-To-Sales vs Peers
Price-To-Sales vs Industry
Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for CNSL?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is CNSL's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Sales Ratio vs Peers
How does CNSL's PS Ratio compare to its peers?
|CNSL PS Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PS||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
STRY Starry Group Holdings
ATNI ATN International
CNSL Consolidated Communications Holdings
Price-To-Sales vs Peers: CNSL is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (0.6x) compared to the peer average (7.6x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does CNSL's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the US Telecom Industry?
Price-To-Sales vs Industry: CNSL is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (0.6x) compared to the US Telecom industry average (1.6x)
Price to Sales Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is CNSL's PS Ratio compared to its Fair PS Ratio? This is the expected PS Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.
|Current PS Ratio||0.6x|
|Fair PS Ratio||0.9x|
Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio: CNSL is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (0.6x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Sales Ratio (0.9x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of CNSL when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: CNSL ($6.97) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($151.73)
Significantly Below Fair Value: CNSL is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate CNSL's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
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How is Consolidated Communications Holdings forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?
Future Growth Score0/6
Future Growth Score 0/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: CNSL is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Earnings vs Market: CNSL is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
High Growth Earnings: CNSL is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: CNSL's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-0.8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: CNSL's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-0.8% per year).
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: CNSL is forecast to be unprofitable in 3 years.
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How has Consolidated Communications Holdings performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score0/6
Past Performance Score 0/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: CNSL is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: CNSL is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: CNSL is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 50% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare CNSL's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: CNSL is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Telecom industry (-17.9%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: CNSL has a negative Return on Equity (-21.97%), as it is currently unprofitable.
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How is Consolidated Communications Holdings's financial position?
Financial Health Score2/6
Financial Health Score 2/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Stable Cash Runway
Forecast Cash Runway
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: CNSL's short term assets ($437.0M) exceed its short term liabilities ($302.4M).
Long Term Liabilities: CNSL's short term assets ($437.0M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($2.6B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: CNSL's net debt to equity ratio (267.3%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: CNSL's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 878% to 289.2% over the past 5 years.
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: CNSL has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: CNSL has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of 18.1% each year
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What is Consolidated Communications Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 0/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate CNSL's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate CNSL's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if CNSL's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if CNSL's dividend payments have been increasing.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: CNSL is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as CNSL has not reported any payouts.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Bob Udell (55 yo)
Mr. C. Robert Udell, Jr., also known as Bob, had been Chief Executive Officer and President of Fairpoint Communications, Inc. since July 3, 2017. He had been Director of Fairpoint Communications, Inc. sinc...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Bob's total compensation ($USD4.67M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD4.00M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Bob's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
Experienced Management: CNSL's management team is considered experienced (3.4 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: CNSL's board of directors are considered experienced (8.6 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 44.3%.
Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc.
- Ticker: CNSL
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1894
- Industry: Integrated Telecommunication Services
- Sector: Telecom
- Implied Market Cap: US$804.308m
- Shares outstanding: 115.40m
- Website: https://www.consolidated.com
Number of Employees
- Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc.
- 2116 South 17th Street
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/06/29 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/06/29 00:00|
Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.