SHEN Stock Overview
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.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$22.45|
|52 Week High||US$61.53|
|52 Week Low||US$22.29|
|1 Month Change||-15.47%|
|3 Month Change||-26.94%|
|1 Year Change||-49.31%|
|3 Year Change||-52.96%|
|5 Year Change||-19.68%|
|Change since IPO||1,214.15%|
Recent News & Updates
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|SHEN||US Wireless Telecom||US Market|
Return vs Industry: SHEN underperformed the US Wireless Telecom industry which returned -21.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SHEN underperformed the US Market which returned 4.2% over the past year.
|SHEN Average Weekly Movement||4.5%|
|Wireless Telecom Industry Average Movement||5.6%|
|Market Average Movement||6.7%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||15.5%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||2.4%|
Stable Share Price: SHEN is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: SHEN's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
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. Its Broadband segment offers broadband, video, and voice services to residential and commercial customers in Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Kentucky, via hybrid fiber coaxial cable under the Shentel brand, fiber optic services under the Glo Fiber brand, and fixed wireless network services under the Beam brand name. This segment also leases fiber and provides Ethernet and wavelength fiber optic services; and voice and digital subscriber line telephone services.
Shenandoah Telecommunications Fundamentals Summary
|SHEN fundamental statistics|
Is SHEN overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|SHEN income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$96.08m|
Last Reported Earnings
Sep 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.26|
|Net Profit Margin||5.50%|
How did SHEN perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
0.3%Current Dividend Yield
Is Shenandoah Telecommunications undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: SHEN ($22.45) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($120.34)
Significantly Below Fair Value: SHEN is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: SHEN is poor value based on its PE Ratio (84.7x) compared to the US Wireless Telecom industry average (37.9x).
PE vs Market: SHEN is poor value based on its PE Ratio (84.7x) compared to the US market (16.5x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: SHEN's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SHEN's PB Ratio (1.7x) is in line with the US Wireless Telecom industry average.
How is Shenandoah Telecommunications forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: SHEN's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-97.6% per year).
Earnings vs Market: SHEN's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-97.6% per year).
High Growth Earnings: SHEN's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: SHEN's revenue (12.5% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (9.1% per year).
High Growth Revenue: SHEN's revenue (12.5% 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 (5.5%) are higher than last year (0.06%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SHEN's earnings have declined by 16.5% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: SHEN's earnings growth over the past year (10082.3%) exceeds its 5-year average (-16.5% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: SHEN earnings growth over the past year (10082.3%) exceeded the Wireless Telecom industry 22.1%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: SHEN's Return on Equity (2%) is considered low.
How is Shenandoah Telecommunications's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SHEN's short term assets ($574.0M) exceed its short term liabilities ($485.4M).
Long Term Liabilities: SHEN's short term assets ($574.0M) exceed its long term liabilities ($158.9M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SHEN is debt free.
Reducing Debt: SHEN has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 271.5%.
Debt Coverage: SHEN has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: SHEN has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Shenandoah Telecommunications's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: SHEN's dividend (0.31%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.37%).
High Dividend: SHEN's dividend (0.31%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.61%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: SHEN is not paying a notable dividend for the US market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.
Growing Dividend: SHEN is not paying a notable dividend for the US market, therefore no need to check if payments are increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: SHEN is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of SHEN's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Chris French (63 yo)
Mr. Christopher E. French, also known as Chris, has been the Chairman of Shenandoah Telecommunications Co. since 1996 and its Chief Executive Officer and President since April 1988. Mr. French serves as th...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Chris's total compensation ($USD2.88M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD2.39M).
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 (2.7 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: SHEN's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 14.7 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.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Shenandoah Telecommunications Company's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Shenandoah Telecommunications Company
- Ticker: SHEN
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1902
- Industry: Wireless Telecommunication Services
- Sector: Telecom
- Implied Market Cap: US$1.122b
- Shares outstanding: 49.97m
- Website: https://www.shentel.com
Number of Employees
- Shenandoah Telecommunications Company
- 500 Shentel Way
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/01/22 23:31|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/01/21 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.