Cincinnati Bell Inc is a telecom services business based in the US. Cincinnati Bell shares (CBB) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Cincinnati Bell employs 4,600 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.
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- CBB shares summary
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- Is CBB stock a buy or sell?
- Stock performance over time
- Can I short CBB shares?
- Are CBB shares over-valued?
- Cincinnati Bell's financials
- How volatile are CBB shares?
- Does Cincinnati Bell pay a dividend?
- Have CBB shares ever split?
- Other common questions
Cincinnati Bell stock price (NYSE: CBB)Use our graph to track the performance of CBB stocks over time.
Cincinnati Bell shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$15.40|
|52-week range||$14.87 - $15.47|
|50-day moving average||$15.39|
|200-day moving average||$15.36|
|Wall St. target price||$15.50|
|Dividend yield||N/A (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$-0.69|
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Cincinnati Bell price performance over time
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|1 month (2021-06-25)||0.06%|
|3 months (2021-04-21)||N/A|
|6 months (2021-01-21)||N/A|
|1 year (2020-07-21)||N/A|
|2 years (2019-07-21)||N/A|
|3 years (2018-07-21)||N/A|
|5 years (2016-07-21)||N/A|
Is Cincinnati Bell under- or over-valued?
Valuing Cincinnati Bell stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Cincinnati Bell's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Cincinnati Bell's PEG ratio
Cincinnati Bell's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 5.13. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Cincinnati Bell's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Cincinnati Bell's EBITDA
Cincinnati Bell's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $406.4 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Cincinnati Bell's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Cincinnati Bell financials
|Revenue TTM||$1.6 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||7.31%|
|Gross profit TTM||$753.6 million|
|Return on assets TTM||2.79%|
|Return on equity TTM||-9999999%|
|Market capitalisation||$782.6 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Shorting Cincinnati Bell shares
There are currently 4.3 million Cincinnati Bell shares held short by investors – that's known as Cincinnati Bell's "short interest". This figure is 42.4% up from 3.0 million last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Cincinnati Bell shares can be evaluated.
Cincinnati Bell's "short interest ratio" (SIR)
Cincinnati Bell's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Cincinnati Bell shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Cincinnati Bell shares traded daily (recently around 402495.79831933). Cincinnati Bell's SIR currently stands at 10.71. In other words for every 100,000 Cincinnati Bell shares traded daily on the market, roughly 10710 shares are currently held short.
However Cincinnati Bell's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Cincinnati Bell shares, or, against the total number of tradable Cincinnati Bell shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Cincinnati Bell's short interest could be expressed as 0.08% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Cincinnati Bell shares in existence, roughly 80 shares are currently held short) or 0.0863% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Cincinnati Bell shares, roughly 86 shares are currently held short).
A SIR above 10% would generally be considered pretty high, pointing to a potentially pessimistic outlook for the share price and a discouraging interest in betting against Cincinnati Bell.
Find out more about how you can short Cincinnati Bell stock.
Cincinnati Bell share dividends
We're not expecting Cincinnati Bell to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
Have Cincinnati Bell's shares ever split?
Cincinnati Bell's shares were split on a 1:5 basis on 4 October 2016. So if you had owned 5 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1 share. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Cincinnati Bell shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 400% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Cincinnati Bell shares which in turn could have impacted Cincinnati Bell's share price.
Cincinnati Bell share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Cincinnati Bell's shares have ranged in value from as little as $14.87 up to $15.47. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Cincinnati Bell's is 0.4026. This would suggest that Cincinnati Bell's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Cincinnati Bell overview
Cincinnati Bell Inc. , together with its subsidiaries, provides diversified telecommunications and technology services to residential and business customers in the United States. It operates in two segments, Entertainment and Communications, and IT Services and Hardware. The Entertainment and Communications segment offers data services, including high-speed Internet access, data transport, and interconnection services, as well as metro-Ethernet products; and voice local services, such as consumer long distance, digital trunking, and switched access services, as well as other value-added services, including caller identification, voicemail, call waiting, and call return services. This segment also provides video services comprising entertainment channels, including digital music, local, movie, and sports programming with high-definition channels, parental controls, HD DVR, and video on-demand. In addition, this segment undertakes wiring projects for business customers; and offers advertising, directory assistance, maintenance, and information services. The IT Services and Hardware segment provides consulting services consisting of IT staffing and project-based engagements, including engineering and installation of voice, connectivity and IT technologies, development of digital application solutions, and staff augmentation; and hosted solutions comprising converged IP communications platforms of data, voice, video, and mobility applications.
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Cincinnati Bell Inc. Announces Extension Of Expiration Time With Respect To Previously Announced Consent Solicitations For 7 1/4% Notes Due 2023, 7.000% Senior Notes Due 2024, 8.000% Senior Notes Due 2025 And 6.30% Debentures Due 2028
Frequently asked questionsWhat percentage of Cincinnati Bell is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 1.839% of Cincinnati Bell shares are held by insiders and 93.207% by institutions. How many people work for Cincinnati Bell?
Latest data suggests 4,600 work at Cincinnati Bell. When does the fiscal year end for Cincinnati Bell?
Cincinnati Bell's fiscal year ends in December. Where is Cincinnati Bell based?
Cincinnati Bell's address is: 221 East Fourth Street, Cincinnati, OH, United States, 45202 What is Cincinnati Bell's ISIN number?
Cincinnati Bell's international securities identification number is: US1718715022 What is Cincinnati Bell's CUSIP number?
Cincinnati Bell's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 111620100
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