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Board Member Of T-Mobile US Makes $1.95M Sale

Published 08/02/2024, 15:01
Updated 08/02/2024, 16:40
© Reuters.  Board Member Of T-Mobile US Makes $1.95M Sale

Benzinga - by Benzinga Insights, Benzinga Staff Writer.

Teresa Taylor, Board Member at T-Mobile US (NASDAQ:TMUS), reported an insider sell on February 7, according to a new SEC filing.

What Happened: A Form 4 filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday outlined that Taylor executed a sale of 12,022 shares of T-Mobile US with a total value of $1,945,159.

During Thursday's morning session, T-Mobile US shares down by 0.14%, currently priced at $161.56.

Delving into T-Mobile US's Background Deutsche Telekom merged its T-Mobile USA unit with prepaid specialist MetroPCS in 2013, and that firm merged with Sprint in 2020, creating the second-largest wireless carrier in the U.S. T-Mobile now serves 76 million postpaid and 22 million prepaid phone customers, equal to around 30% of the U.S. retail wireless market. The firm entered the fixed-wireless broadband market aggressively in 2021 and now serves nearly 5 million residential and business customers. In addition, T-Mobile provides wholesale services to resellers.

T-Mobile US's Economic Impact: An Analysis Revenue Growth: T-Mobile US's remarkable performance in 3 months is evident. As of 31 December, 2023, the company achieved an impressive revenue growth rate of 1.01%. This signifies a substantial increase in the company's top-line earnings. As compared to competitors, the company encountered difficulties, with a growth rate lower than the average among peers in the Communication Services sector.

Holistic Profitability Examination:

  • Gross Margin: The company issues a cost efficiency warning with a low gross margin of 58.98%, indicating potential difficulties in maintaining profitability compared to its peers.

  • Earnings per Share (EPS): With an EPS below industry norms, T-Mobile US exhibits below-average bottom-line performance with a current EPS of 1.74.

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In-Depth Valuation Examination:

  • Price to Earnings (P/E) Ratio: The current P/E ratio of 23.34 is below industry norms, indicating potential undervaluation and presenting an investment opportunity.

  • Price to Sales (P/S) Ratio: With a higher-than-average P/S ratio of 2.47, T-Mobile US's stock is perceived as being overvalued in the market, particularly in relation to sales performance.

  • EV/EBITDA Analysis (Enterprise Value to its Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation & Amortization): With an impressive EV/EBITDA ratio of 11.05, T-Mobile US demonstrates exemplary market valuation, surpassing industry averages.

Market Capitalization:

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Uncovering the Importance of Insider Activity While insider transactions provide valuable information, they should be part of a broader analysis in making investment decisions.

Within the legal framework, an "insider" is defined as any officer, director, or beneficial owner holding more than ten percent of a company's equity securities as per Section 12 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. This includes executives in the c-suite and major hedge funds. These insiders are mandated to disclose their transactions through a Form 4 filing, to be submitted within two business days of the transaction.

The initiation of a new purchase by a company insider serves as a strong indication that they expect the stock to rise.

However, insider sells may not always signal a bearish view and can be influenced by various factors.

Important Transaction Codes Taking a closer look at transactions, investors often prioritize those unfolding in the open market, meticulously cataloged in Table I of the Form 4 filing. A P in Box 3 denotes a purchase, while S signifies a sale. Transaction code C denotes the conversion of an option, and transaction code A signifies a grant, award, or other acquisition of securities from the company.

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