Why NTELOS Is Ready to Rebound

Market-trouncing returns could be written in this 4-Star.

Brian D. Pacampara, CFA
Brian D. Pacampara, CFA
Mar 8, 2013 at 12:47PM
Technology and Telecom

Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, wireless communications services specialist NTELOS Holdings (UNKNOWN:NTLS.DL) has earned a respected four-star ranking.

With that in mind, let's take a closer look at NTELOS and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.

NTELOS facts

Headquarters (founded)

Waynesboro, Va. (1897)

Market Cap

$261.9 million

Industry

Wireless telecommunication services

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$454.0 million

Management

CEO James Hyde

CFO Stebbins Chandor

Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)

26.5%

Cash/Debt

$76.2 million / $494.1 million

Dividend Yield

13.4%

Competitors

AT&T Mobility

Sprint Nextel 

Verizon Communications

Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.

On CAPS, 94% of the 129 members who have rated NTELOS believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Earlier today, one of those bulls, Steven261, succinctly summed up the NTELOS bull case for our community:

This stock has good prospects because of its profitability compared with its competitors (EPS, margin), its low price compared with its year-lows (probability that it will go up rather than down), and its appealing dividend (13.42% annual yield).

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