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Owners of Telephone and Data Systems (NYSE: TDS) shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 13 cents per share. At a price of $22.94 as of 4:04 p.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.3%. The average volume for Telephone and Data Systems has been 613,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Telephone and Data Systems has a market cap of $2.3 billion and is part of the telecommunications industry. Shares are up 2.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12-months. Learn more. Telephone and Data Systems, Inc., a diversified telecommunications service company, provides wireless and wireline telecommunications services in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 80.71. TheStreet Ratings rates Telephone and Data Systems as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including feeble growth in the company's earnings per share, deteriorating net income and disappointing return on equity. You can view the full Telephone and Data Systems Ratings Report now.