Consolidated Communications Stock Analysis, Valuation (NASDAQ:CNSL)

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Consolidated Communications
Updated on : Sep 22, 2017
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CNSL 19 (0%)
S&P 500 2502.2 (0%)
Closing Price On: Sep 22, 2017
stock rating
RATING: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Industry :
Wireline-Regional
Sector :
Utilities
5 Quarter Revenue
Revenue Growth
2017-Q2
$million
%
YOY GROWTH
Compared to the industry
Operating Profit
Operating Margin:
11.4%
Sector Average:
15.5%
5 Quarter Net Profit
Net Margins
2017-Q2
%
LTM Margin
Compared to the industry
Debt/Equity Ratio
Debt:
1.39B
Debt/Equity Ratio:
 10.47
Compared to the industry
Cash Flow
Operating cash flow:
$41.8M
Net Income:
-$2.7M
Dividend Yield
CNSL dividend yield:
8.22%
PROS      CONS
FCF Margin
High Dividend Yield
PS Valuation
Recent Growth
High Debt Burden
ROIC
ROE
PE Valuation
Rating: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Relative Valuation
CNSL PS :
1.2
Industry PS :
2
Sector:   Utilities.   *PE adjusted for one time items.
Other Metrics
Return on Invested Capital:
1.3%
Return on Equity:
0.4%
Free Cash Flow Margin:
7.6%
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Consolidated Communications Stock Analysis

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View Consolidated Communications stock analysis video. This is our analyst opinion covering the buy and sell arguments for CNSL stock.

Consolidated Communications Holdings Inc Stock Rating 2.3/5

Our Consolidated Communications stock opinion is based on fundamentals of the company. This Consolidated Communications stock analysis is based on latest 2017 Q2 earnings. The stock price analysis takes into account the company's valuation metrics.

Should you buy CNSL stock?

  • The lower PS ratio 1.2 for CNSL stock versus Wireline-Regional industry average of 2 is a positive for the company.
  • Consolidated Communications's dividend yield of 8.22% is attractive.
  • The company has a healthy free cash flow margin of 7.6%.

Should you sell CNSL stock?

  • Consolidated Communications sales shrank by -9.1% year-over-year in 2017 Q2.
  • Consolidated Communications is debt laden and has a high debt/equity ratio of  10.47.
  • Trading at a PE ratio of 37.9, CNSL stock is overvalued in comparison to industry average multiple of 21.9.
  • Consolidated Communications has a low ROIC (Return on Invested Capital) of 1.3%.
  • Consolidated Communications has a low return on equity of 0.4% over the last twelve months.

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