TMUS stock: buy or sell?

TMUS stock price: $79.04 -0.34% At close on July 16th, 2019

Updated on:
July 16th, 2019


T-Mobile US ended today at $79.04 and declined a disappointing -0.34%.

T-Mobile US, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides mobile communications services in the United States, Puerto Rico, and the United States Virgin Islands.

Should I buy TMUS stock?

You can't be a successful trader if you don't follow a methodolgy or system that assist you in choosing companies and the correct market timing. Trading strategies are meant for helping you in the decision process of what stocks to pick and when is the best time to buy them. At, we like to use very simple but trusted and powerful trend following trading strategies. Simple things usually work the best.

None of our preferred buy setups matches with T-Mobile US stock situation right now, hence this is not a suitable entry point.

Buy setupElegible
New all-time highNo
New 52 week highNo
Price crossing up 200d MANo
100d MA crossing up 200d MANo
This doesn't mean TMUS will fall in coming sessions, or it will not rise higher. Simply, it doesn't match our recommended trading systems.

Is T-Mobile US stock a buy?

Banks and financial institutions post stock ratings everyday. At, we detected 9 ratings published for TMUS stock in the last 30 days.

The general sentiment of these ratings is bullish for TMUS stock, with 9 positive ratings.
Is TMUS a good stock to buy?
DateAnalyst / BrokerPrevious ratingCurrent rating
2019-2-7Royal Bank of Canadan/aBuy
2019-1-8UBS Groupn/aBuy
2019-1-18BTIG Researchn/aBuy

TMUS stock analysis

Daily outlook

T-Mobile US declined a disappointing -0.34% and closed at $79.04.

T-Mobile US shares declined -0.34% to $79.04 today. From a daily perspective, TMUS is in a short term uptrend after plotting its last bottom ($75.08, on July 9th) higher than the previous bottom, and its last top ($80.00, yesterday) also over the previous top. Now trading in between its last bottom and last top TMUS might consolidate in a plain range, waiting to break out over $80.00 or down under $75.08. On Jun/27 TMUS price bounced up over the SMA of 100 days demonstrating to be a significant support for this stock. Since last February when SMA50d and SMA100d crossed up, TMUS price gained $6.92 per share (9.60%). On May, TMUS hit a new all time high, pushing higher than on May tops. Check different trading setups that use ATHs as triggers.

TMUS stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

T-Mobile US shares declined -0.52% this week, ending at $79.04. Late May TMUS plunged a terrifying -5.22% in just one week.

Observing the weekly chart, TMUS marked an uptrend of rising tops and rising bottoms. Since its last top late May at $80.93, price slid and bounced up back from $72.77. Breaking down under $72.77 would cancel the current uptrend and it might test lower supports. Note that $80.93 might act as a resistance line. Not so far away is the last price record T-Mobile US marked late May. Since late December 2018 when TMUS stock price broke up the SMA40w line, it gained $15.80 (24.98%). Since late September 2018 when SMA20w and SMA40w crossed up, TMUS price gained $9.97 per share (14.43%).

TMUS stock chart (weekly)

TMUS stock price history

TMUS stock went public on April 19th, 2007 with a price of $40.821. Since then, TMUS stock grew a 93.60%, with an average of 7.80% per year. If you had invested $1,000 in TMUS stock in 2007, it would worth $936.00 today.

1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.

TMUS stock historical price chart

TMUS stock reached all-time highs on May with a price of $80.93.

TMUS stock price target is $82.30

How much a stock will be priced tomorrow or next week is quite unpredictable However, many stock price predictions are published every day by banks, financial institutions and independent analysts. The accuracy of these stock price predictions is not very high, and you should not blindly believe and make decisions only based on what this ratings or price target predictions say. For the last 30 days we found 7 price targets for TMUS stock:
TMUS stock price predictions
DateAnalyst / BrokerActionPrevious targetCurrent targetDiff
2019-6-3HSBCSet Price Targetn/a$85.00-
2019-4-26KeyCorpRaises Target$76.00$88.0015.8%
2019-3-8HSBCSet Price Targetn/a$80.00-
2019-2-7Royal Bank of CanadaSet Price Targetn/a$76.00-
2019-1-18BTIG ResearchRaises Targetn/a$91.00-
2019-1-14HSBCSet Price Targetn/a$76.00-
(in average)$76.00$82.308.0%
The price target for T-Mobile US stock is $82.30, moving in a range between $91.00 and $76.00. In average, analysts' outlook on TMUS price target is positive, upgrading the prediction by a 8.00% from previous estimations.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

T-Mobile US presented nice results for 2018-Q4 on February. T-Mobile US raised Earnings per Share (EPS) by 8.70%, beating experts consensus of $0.69. T-Mobile US posted $0.75.
TMUS earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise

Annual financial results

In 2018, T-Mobile US annual revenues jumped a more than good 6.66% to $43,310.00 M USD from $40,604.00 marked in 2017. When comparing 2018 vs 2017, in contrast, profit margin (that is, the net income divided by revenues) depreciated a -4.50% to 6.67%.

TMUS annual Sales and Income evolution
2013$24,420 M-$35 M0.1%-
2014$29,564 M21.06%$247 M0.8%605.71%
2015$32,053 M8.42%$733 M2.3%196.76%
2016$37,242 M16.19%$1,460 M3.9%99.18%
2017$40,604 M9.03%$4,536 M11.2%210.68%
2018$43,310 M6.66%$2,888 M6.7%-36.33%

Quarterly financial results

T-Mobile US reported $11,445.00 million in revenues for 2018-Q4, a 5.59% improvement compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter income marked $640.00 M with a profit margin of 5.59%. Profit margin decreased a -1.74% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 7.33%. When comparing turnover to same quarter last year, T-Mobile US sales marked an excellent growth and soared a 6.38%. Looking back to recent quarterly results, T-Mobile US posted 3 negative quarters in a row.
TMUS quarterly Sales and Income evolution
2017-Q2$10,210 M-$581 M5.7%-
2017-Q3$10,019 M-1.87%$550 M5.5%-5.34%
2017-Q4$10,759 M7.39%$2,707 M25.2%392.18%
2018-Q1$10,455 M-2.83%$671 M6.4%-75.21%
2018-Q2$10,571 M1.11%$782 M7.4%16.54%
2018-Q3$10,839 M2.54%$795 M7.3%1.66%
2018-Q4$11,445 M5.59%$640 M5.6%-19.50%
2019-Q1$11,080 M-3.19%$908 M8.2%41.88%

T-Mobile US ownership

When you are planning to buy a company, it's worth to review its ownership structure.

T-Mobile US shares owned by insiders (that is, founders, CEO, CTO, main executives or other management staff) currently counts a 63.67% of all shares.

In case of T-Mobile US stock, 35.22% of its shares are held by institutions (mutual funds, pension funds, big banks and other large financial institutions). Bearish positions for TMUS stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.

The following table compares ownership indicators for other stocks related to T-Mobile US:

Market cap$67.1 B$49.5 B$1.9 B$291.6 M$219.1 B
Total shares849.0 M3,300.0 M49.9 M19.2 M6,500.0 M
Float shares312.1 M1,520.0 M47.0 M16.1 M7,290.0 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)35.2%11.3%50.5%87.0%55.4%
  - Insider holdings (%)63.7%0.0%5.4%2.2%0.1%
Shares in short selling0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%

TMUS summary

Tuesday, July 16th, 2019
Day range$78.83 - $79.58
Previous close$79.31
Session gain-0.34%
Average true range$1.46
50d mov avg$75.74
100d mov avg$73.98
200d mov avg$70.81
Daily patternlt06a
Weekly pattern lb03a

T-Mobile US performance

Performance as an absolute value is never valid if it's not benchmarked against competitors or related stocks in the industry. We picked America Movil, S.A.B. de, Shenandoah Telecommunications, Spok, AT&T, Telephone and Data Systems, United States Cellular, Verizon Communications and Boingo Wireless as the bechmarking frame for T-Mobile US stock.
TMUST-Mobile US7.17%18.04%33.40%
AMXAmerica Movil, S....-4.46%-4.22%-8.32%
SHENShenandoah Teleco...-7.59%-17.34%24.93%
TDSTelephone and Dat...0.86%-12.28%31.80%
USMUnited States Cel...-2.41%-20.42%37.05%
VZVerizon Communica...-0.05%2.66%18.30%
WIFIBoingo Wireless-25.55%-24.39%-20.43%

T-Mobile US competitors

We picked a few stocks to conform a list of T-Mobile US competitors to examine if you are interested in investing in TMUS:

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