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Morning Trending Tickers: TELUS Corporation, (TU)

Friday February 24th 2017: TELUS Corporation, TU is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Wireless Communications in the sector of Technology. Based in Canada, TELUS Corporation, TU  has a market cap of 20.66 B. Since its IPO date on the 06/11/1996, TELUS Corporation, TU performance year to date is 9.73%. Today TELUS Corporation, TU has gained 0.60%, with a current price of 35.16.

Ownership of the company is 0.20% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is *TBA. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 85.20%. Return of assets are at 4.60%, with return on investment at 6.10%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, TELUS Corporation, TU is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 1.51. While Total debt/equity is 1.7. With a profit margin of 10.00%, this is combined with a gross margin of 56.00%, and operating margin of 14.00%. TELUS Corporation ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 0.6, while the quick ratio is 0.6.

For the last year TELUS Corporation, TU has seen a EPS growth of -9.90%. A performance for the year of 4.77%. The 52-week high is -0.99%, and the 52-week low is 16.00%. The average volume for TELUS Corporation, TU is 8913.

With a target price of 35.43, can TELUS Corporation, TU reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of TELUS Corporation, TU. TELUS Corporation has a P/E of 20.99 and a forward P/E of 12.11. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 3.3. TELUS Corporation also has a P/S and a P/B of 2.09 and 3.29 respectively. For P/cash, TELUS Corporation has a value of 33.7, while it is *TBA for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 35.16, TELUS Corporation has a dividend yield of 4.17%. We see a return on equity of 15.80%.

Looking more long-term TELUS Corporation, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 6.37%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 6.41% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -9.90% for this year and for the last five years a 2.00% growth has been seen.

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