Cincinnati Bell Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides diversified telecommunications and technology services to residential and business customers in the United States. More Details
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 has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: CBB exceeded the US Telecom industry which returned -18.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: CBB exceeded the US Market which returned 12% 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
10 months ago | Simply Wall StIntroducing Cincinnati Bell (NYSE:CBB), The Stock That Slid 65% In The Last Three Years
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Is Cincinnati Bell undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
In this section, we usually try to help investors determine whether Cincinnati Bell is trading at an attractive price based on the cash flow it is expected to produce in the future. But as Cincinnati Bell has not provided consistent financial data, and the stock also has no analyst forecast or coverage, its intrinsic value cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst consensus cash flow predictions.
This is quite a rare situation as 89% of companies covered by Simply Wall St do have a valuation analysis.
- Take a look at our analysis of CBB's management and see if the CEO's compensation is within a reasonable range, who is on the board and if insiders have been trading lately.
- When valuing a company like this, investors focus more on how they perceive the size of the opportunity, the company's ability to deliver and scale, and the strength of the team. While we are not analysing this type of data at the moment, if you don't know where to start, we recommend reading through Cincinnati Bell regulatory filings.
- Explore potentially undervalued companies in the Telecom industry.
How is Cincinnati Bell 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: 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 (0.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (10% per year).
High Growth Revenue: CBB's revenue (0.2% 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 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 69% 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 (9.7%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: CBB's liabilities exceed its assets, so it is difficult to calculate its Return on Equity.
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.
Debt Coverage: CBB's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (11.2%).
Interest Coverage: CBB is unprofitable, therefore interest payments are not well covered by earnings.
What is Cincinnati Bell current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate CBB's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate CBB'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 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 (47 yo)
Mr. Leigh R. Fox serves as the Chief Executive Officer and President of Cincinnati Bell Inc. (“Cincinnati Bell”) since July 1, 2017 and September 2016 respectively. Mr. Fox is a Director at Cincinnati Bell ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Leigh's total compensation ($USD3.99M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD2.96M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Leigh's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
|Chief Financial Officer||4yrs||US$1.55m||0.046% |
|Chief Operating Officer||3.25yrs||US$1.70m||0.058% |
|VP & General Counsel||17.17yrs||US$1.37m||0.12% |
|Chief Culture Officer||3.25yrs||US$1.19m||0.043% |
|Vice President of Treasury||3yrs||US$483.60k||0.032% |
|Senior VP & Chief Information Officer||2.75yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Financial Officer of Entertainment & Communications's Business Segment||3yrs||no data||no data|
|Corporate Secretary||no data||no data||no data|
|VP & Corporate Controller||1.42yrs||no data||no data|
|President & GM of Cincinnati Bell||no data||no data||no data|
|President & GM of Hawaiian Telcom||0.58yr||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: CBB's management team is considered experienced (3.1 years average tenure).
|Independent Director||2.25yrs||US$196.67k||0.052% |
|Independent Director||2.25yrs||US$190.00k||0.057% |
|Independent Director||12.25yrs||US$213.00k||0.11% |
|Independent Director||5.25yrs||US$193.33k||0.079% |
|Independent Chairman of the Board||1.42yrs||US$312.42k||0.11% |
|Independent Director||6yrs||US$178.33k||0.067% |
|Independent Director||12.42yrs||US$213.50k||0.11% |
|Independent Director||7.75yrs||US$180.00k||0.53% |
|Independent Director||7yrs||US$204.50k||0.075% |
Experienced Board: CBB's board of directors are considered experienced (5.6 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.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
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$764.770m
- Shares outstanding: 50.68m
- 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 ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/10/31 00:50|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/10/30 00:00|
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