Shenandoah Telecommunications Company, together with its subsidiaries, provides a range of broadband communication services and cell tower colocation space in the Mid-Atlantic portion of the United States. More Details
Reasonable growth potential with mediocre balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Shenandoah Telecommunications's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: SHEN is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: SHEN's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
US Wireless Telecom
1 Year Return
US Wireless Telecom
Return vs Industry: SHEN underperformed the US Wireless Telecom industry which returned 21.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SHEN underperformed the US Market which returned 53.9% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Shenandoah Telecommunications's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StHere's Why Shenandoah Telecommunications (NASDAQ:SHEN) Can Afford Some Debt
1 month ago | Simply Wall StWe Think You Can Look Beyond Shenandoah Telecommunications' (NASDAQ:SHEN) Lackluster Earnings
2 months ago | Simply Wall StHere's What Shenandoah Telecommunications Company's (NASDAQ:SHEN) Shareholder Ownership Structure Looks Like
Is Shenandoah Telecommunications undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: SHEN ($49.88) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($8.48)
Significantly Below Fair Value: SHEN is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: SHEN is poor value based on its PE Ratio (947.9x) compared to the US Wireless Telecom industry average (61x).
PE vs Market: SHEN is poor value based on its PE Ratio (947.9x) compared to the US market (22.5x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: SHEN is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (14.2x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SHEN is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (4.3x) compared to the US Wireless Telecom industry average (1.9x).
How is Shenandoah Telecommunications forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: SHEN's forecast earnings growth (66.9% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: SHEN's earnings (66.9% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (18% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: SHEN's revenue (11% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (9.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: SHEN's revenue (11% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if SHEN's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Shenandoah Telecommunications performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SHEN has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: SHEN's current net profit margins (1.2%) are lower than last year (1.4%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SHEN's earnings have grown by 8.3% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: SHEN's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: SHEN had negative earnings growth (-11.2%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Wireless Telecom industry average (-10.9%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: SHEN's Return on Equity (0.5%) is considered low.
How is Shenandoah Telecommunications's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SHEN's short term assets ($1.4B) exceed its short term liabilities ($1.2B).
Long Term Liabilities: SHEN's short term assets ($1.4B) exceed its long term liabilities ($241.3M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SHEN's debt to equity ratio (118.9%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: SHEN's debt to equity ratio has increased from 68.8% to 118.9% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: SHEN's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (43.7%).
Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if SHEN's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.
What is Shenandoah Telecommunications's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: SHEN's dividend (0.68%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.24%).
High Dividend: SHEN's dividend (0.68%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.46%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: SHEN's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: SHEN's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (646.1%), SHEN's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Chris French (62 yo)
Mr. Christopher E. French, also known as Chris, has been the Chairman of Shenandoah Telecommunications Co. since 1996 and its Chief Executive Officer and President since April 1988. Mr. French serves as th...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Chris's total compensation ($USD2.88M) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD11.15M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Chris's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: SHEN's management team is considered experienced (2.3 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: SHEN's board of directors are considered experienced (8.8 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 not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Shenandoah Telecommunications Company's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Shenandoah Telecommunications Company
- Ticker: SHEN
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1902
- Industry: Wireless Telecommunication Services
- Sector: Telecom
- Market Cap: US$120.115b
- Shares outstanding: 49.93m
- Website: https://www.shentel.com
Number of Employees
- Shenandoah Telecommunications Company
- 500 Shentel Way
- United States
Shenandoah Telecommunications Company, together with its subsidiaries, provides a range of broadband communication services and cell tower colocation space in the Mid-Atlantic portion of the United States....
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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