TMUS stock: buy or sell?
July 16th, 2019
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 Stocks2.com, 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.
|New all-time high||No|
|New 52 week high||No|
|Price crossing up 200d MA||No|
|100d MA crossing up 200d MA||No|
Is T-Mobile US stock a buy?
Banks and financial institutions post stock ratings everyday.At Stocks2.com, 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.
|Date||Analyst / Broker||Previous rating||Current rating|
|2019-2-7||Royal Bank of Canada||n/a||Buy|
TMUS stock analysis
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.
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 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 $82.30How 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:
|Date||Analyst / Broker||Action||Previous target||Current target||Diff|
|2019-6-3||HSBC||Set Price Target||n/a||$85.00||-|
|2019-3-8||HSBC||Set Price Target||n/a||$80.00||-|
|2019-2-7||Royal Bank of Canada||Set Price Target||n/a||$76.00||-|
|2019-1-18||BTIG Research||Raises Target||n/a||$91.00||-|
|2019-1-14||HSBC||Set Price Target||n/a||$76.00||-|
Financials and fundamental analysis
Earnings date and Earnings per ShareT-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.
|Quarter||Reporting date||Estimated EPS||Actual EPS||Surprise|
Annual financial resultsIn 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%.
|2013||$24,420 M||-||$35 M0.1%||-|
|2014||$29,564 M||21.06%||$247 M0.8%||605.71%|
|2015||$32,053 M||8.42%||$733 M2.3%||196.76%|
|2016||$37,242 M||16.19%||$1,460 M3.9%||99.18%|
|2017||$40,604 M||9.03%||$4,536 M11.2%||210.68%|
|2018||$43,310 M||6.66%||$2,888 M6.7%||-36.33%|
Quarterly financial resultsT-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.
|2017-Q2||$10,210 M||-||$581 M5.7%||-|
|2017-Q3||$10,019 M||-1.87%||$550 M5.5%||-5.34%|
|2017-Q4||$10,759 M||7.39%||$2,707 M25.2%||392.18%|
|2018-Q1||$10,455 M||-2.83%||$671 M6.4%||-75.21%|
|2018-Q2||$10,571 M||1.11%||$782 M7.4%||16.54%|
|2018-Q3||$10,839 M||2.54%||$795 M7.3%||1.66%|
|2018-Q4||$11,445 M||5.59%||$640 M5.6%||-19.50%|
|2019-Q1||$11,080 M||-3.19%||$908 M8.2%||41.88%|
T-Mobile US ownershipWhen 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 shares||849.0 M||3,300.0 M||49.9 M||19.2 M||6,500.0 M|
|Float shares||312.1 M||1,520.0 M||47.0 M||16.1 M||7,290.0 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 selling||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%|
|Tuesday, July 16th, 2019|
|Day range||$78.83 - $79.58|
|Average true range||$1.46|
|50d mov avg||$75.74|
|100d mov avg||$73.98|
|200d mov avg||$70.81|
T-Mobile US performancePerformance 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.
|AMXAmerica Movil, S....||-4.46%||-4.22%||-8.32%|
|TDSTelephone and Dat...||0.86%||-12.28%||31.80%|
|USMUnited States Cel...||-2.41%||-20.42%||37.05%|
T-Mobile US competitorsWe picked a few stocks to conform a list of T-Mobile US competitors to examine if you are interested in investing in TMUS:
- America Movil, S.A.B. de (AMX)
- Shenandoah Telecommunications (SHEN)
- Spok (SPOK)
- AT&T (T)
- Telephone and Data Systems (TDS)
- United States Cellular (USM)
- Verizon Communications (VZ)
- Boingo Wireless (WIFI)
Latest TMUS stock news
- InvestorPlaceT-Mobile US (TMUS) Stock Edges Higher on Q2 Earnings BeatAugust 2, 2018