Cincinnati Bell Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides diversified telecommunications and technology services to residential and business customers in the United States.
Weak fundamentals or lack of information.
Share Price & News
How has Cincinnati Bell's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: CBB's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: CBB exceeded the US Telecom industry which returned 15.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: CBB exceeded the US Market which returned 20.1% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Cincinnati Bell's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
2 months ago | Simply Wall StIntroducing Cincinnati Bell (NYSE:CBB), The Stock That Slid 65% In The Last Three Years
3 months ago | Simply Wall StDoes Cincinnati Bell Inc.'s (NYSE:CBB) CEO Pay Compare Well With Peers?
3 months ago | Simply Wall StCincinnati Bell Inc. Third-Quarter Results Just Came Out: Here's What Analysts Are Forecasting For Next Year
Is Cincinnati Bell undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: CBB ($12.83) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($0.35)
Significantly Below Fair Value: CBB is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: CBB is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Telecom industry average.
PE vs Market: CBB is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate CBB's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: CBB has negative assets, so we can't compare its PB Ratio to the US Telecom industry average.
How is Cincinnati Bell forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: CBB is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Earnings vs Market: CBB is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
High Growth Earnings: CBB is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: CBB's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-0.8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: CBB'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: Insufficient data to determine if CBB's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Cincinnati Bell performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: CBB is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: CBB is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: CBB is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -60.1% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare CBB's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: CBB is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Telecom industry (-23.8%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: CBB's liabilities exceed its assets, so it is difficult to calculate its Return on Equity.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is Cincinnati Bell's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: CBB has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering short term liabilities.
Long Term Liabilities: CBB has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering long term liabilities.
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: CBB has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than a high debt level.
Reducing Debt: CBB's has negative shareholder equity, so we do not need to check if its debt has reduced over time.
Inventory Level: CBB has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: CBB has negative shareholder equity (liabilities exceed assets) therefore debt is not covered by short term assets.
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: CBB has been profitable on average in the past, therefore cash runway is not a concern.
Forecast Cash Runway: CBB has been profitable on average in the past, therefore cash runway is not a concern.
What is Cincinnati Bell's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Current dividend yield vs market & industry
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate CBB's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate CBB's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if CBB's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if CBB's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of CBB'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
Leigh Fox (46yo)
Mr. Leigh R. Fox serves as the Chief Executive Officer and President of Cincinnati Bell Inc. (“Cincinnati Bell”) since May 31, 2017 and September 2016 respectively. Mr. Fox is a Director at Cincinnati Bell ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Leigh's total compensation ($USD3.10M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD2.48M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Leigh's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
|Chief Financial Officer||3.4yrs||US$1.21m||0.044% $283.7k|
|Chief Operating Officer||2.7yrs||US$1.35m||0.058% $377.9k|
|VP & General Counsel||16.5yrs||US$1.11m||0.12% $767.1k|
|Chief Culture Officer||2.7yrs||US$1.01m||0.085% $550.8k|
|Vice President of Treasury||2.3yrs||US$420.91k||0.033% $211.2k|
|Senior VP & Chief Information Officer||2.1yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Financial Officer of Entertainment & Communications's Business Segment||2.3yrs||no data||no data|
|Corporate Secretary||0yrs||no data||no data|
|VP & Corporate Controller||0.8yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: CBB's management team is considered experienced (2.7 years average tenure).
|Independent Director||1.6yrs||US$20.00k||0.053% $340.5k|
|Independent Director||1.6yrs||US$19.17k||no data|
|Independent Director||11.6yrs||US$203.00k||0.078% $504.2k|
|Independent Director||4.6yrs||US$190.00k||0.055% $353.0k|
|Chairman of the Board||0.8yrs||US$207.00k||0.080% $518.6k|
|Independent Director||5.3yrs||US$190.00k||0.042% $272.6k|
|Independent Director||11.8yrs||US$201.00k||0.081% $526.7k|
|Independent Director||6.3yrs||US$201.00k||0.051% $328.8k|
Experienced Board: CBB's board of directors are considered experienced (5 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: CBB insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 8.9%.
Cincinnati Bell Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Cincinnati Bell Inc.
- Ticker: CBB
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1873
- Industry: Integrated Telecommunication Services
- Sector: Telecom
- Market Cap: US$646.928m
- Shares outstanding: 50.42m
- Website: https://www.cincinnatibell.com
Number of Employees
- Cincinnati Bell Inc.
- 221 East Fourth Street
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|CBB||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||US||USD||Feb 1969|
|CIB1||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Shares||DE||EUR||Feb 1969|
Cincinnati Bell Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides diversified telecommunications and technology services to residential and business customers in the United States. It operates in two segments, Entertainment and Communications, and IT Services and Hardware. The Entertainment and Communications segment offers data services, including high-speed Internet access, data transport, and interconnection services, as well as metro-Ethernet products; and voice local services, as well as long distance, digital trunking, switched access, and other value-added services, such as caller identification, voicemail, call waiting, and call return. This segment also provides video services comprising entertainment channels, including digital music, local, movie, and sports programming with high-definition (HD) channels, parental controls, HD DVR, and video on-demand. In addition, this segment undertakes wiring projects for business customers; and offers advertising, directory assistance, maintenance, and information services. The IT Services and Hardware segment provides consulting services consisting of IT staffing and project-based engagements, including engineering and installation of voice, connectivity and IT technologies, development of digital application solutions, and staff augmentation; and hosted solutions comprising converged IP communications platforms of data, voice, video, and mobility applications. This segment also offers cloud services, such as virtual data center, storage, and backup services; and monitoring and managing technology environments and applications, as well as sells, architects, and installs telecommunications and IT infrastructure equipment. The company was founded in 1873 and is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/02/17 23:55|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/02/14 00:00|
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