Consolidated Communications Stock Analysis, Valuation (NASDAQ:CNSL)

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Consolidated Communications
Updated on : Feb 23, 2018
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CNSL 11.9 (0%)
S&P 500 2747.3 (0%)
Closing Price On: Feb 23, 2018
stock rating
RATING: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Industry :
Wireline-Regional
Sector :
Utilities
5 Quarter Revenue
Revenue Growth
2017-Q3
$million
%
YOY GROWTH
Compared to the industry
Long Term Growth
5 Year CAGR:
15%
Operating Profit
Operating Margin:
5.6%
Sector Average:
15.2%
5 Quarter Net Profit
Net Margins
2017-Q3
%
LTM Margin
Debt/Equity Ratio
Debt:
2.34B
Debt/Equity Ratio:
 4.67
Compared to the industry
Cash Flow
Operating cash flow:
$31.7M
Net Income:
-$28.5M
Dividend Yield
CNSL dividend yield:
13.12%
PROS      CONS
High Dividend Yield
PS Valuation
Long Term Growth
Operating Margins
Net Margins
High Debt Burden
ROE
FCF Margin
Rating: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Relative Valuation
CNSL PS :
0.9
Industry PS :
1.9
Sector:   Utilities.   *PE adjusted for one time items.
Other Metrics
Return on Invested Capital:
2%
Return on Equity:
-14.8%
Free Cash Flow Margin:
-8.1%
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Consolidated Communications Stock Analysis

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View the Consolidated Communications stock analysis video on Amigobulls. This video puts forward our latest analysis highlighting the pros and cons for CNSL stock.

Note: Amigobulls stock rating is our opinion based on the historical performance of the company's fundamentals. It is not indicative of the future performance of the stock.

Consolidated Communications Holdings Inc Stock Rating 1.9/5

We at Amigobulls use various financial measures including profit margins, revenue growth and dividends for CNSL stock analysis. Consolidated Communications valuation forms a crucial part of our stock analysis. Based on a company's historical fundamentals we arrive at Consolidated Communications stock rating which is indicative of the company's financial performance.

Should you buy CNSL stock?

  • CNSL stock is trading at a favorable price to sales multiple of 0.9 as against the Wireline-Regional industry average multiple of 1.9.
  • Consolidated Communications is a dividend paying stock with a high yield of 13.12%.

Should you sell CNSL stock?

  • Over the last 5 years, the company registered a poor revenue growth of 15%.
  • Consolidated Communications had an unimpressive average operating margin of 5.6% during the Last Twelve Months (LTM).
  • Consolidated Communications registered an average TTM Net loss of -4%.
  • Consolidated Communications has a debt/equity ratio of  4.67, which is worse than the average in the Utilities sector.
  • The CNSL stock currently trades at a PE of 34, which is expensive, compared to the industry average of 20.4.
  • Consolidated Communications has a negative ROE (Return On Equity) of -14.8%, indicating the company is not profitable.
  • Consolidated Communications has a negative FCF (Free Cash Flow) margin of -8.1%.

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Amigobulls Consolidated Communications stock analysis helps investors in understanding how the company's fundamentals have performed in the last few quarters. Fundamental analysis of a company is the most often used approach to find the intrinsic value of a stock.

While doing a study of the company financials, Consolidated Communications revenue growth and profit or net income are two main metrics which help in identifying whether CNSL stock is overvalued or undervalued. Investors could make use of CNSL technical analysis to check whether the fundamental story is reflected in the market sentiment.