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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Telefonica Brasil S.A., VIV

Telefonica Brasil S.A., VIV is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Wireless Communications in the sector of Technology. Based in Brazil, Telefonica Brasil S.A., VIV  has a market cap of 23750.5. Since its IPO date on the 11/16/1998, Telefonica Brasil S.A., VIV performance year to date is 70.63%. Today Telefonica Brasil S.A., VIV has gained 2.63%, with a current price of 14.85.

Ownership of the company is 88.00% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 16.40%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 34.20%. Return of assets are at 3.80%, with return on investment at 5.40%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Telefonica Brasil S.A., VIV is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.1. While Total debt/equity is 0.13. With a profit margin of 9.20%, this is combined with a gross margin of 49.40%, and operating margin of 14.10%. Telefonica Brasil S.A. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1, while the quick ratio is 1.

For the last year Telefonica Brasil S.A., VIV has seen a EPS growth of -47.80%. A performance for the year of 76.50%. The 52-week high is -5.35%, and the 52-week low is 98.54%. The average volume for Telefonica Brasil S.A., VIV is 1274500.

With a target price of 14.21, can Telefonica Brasil S.A., VIV reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Telefonica Brasil S.A., VIV. Telefonica Brasil S.A. has a P/E of 20.92 and a forward P/E of 14.94. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 9.96. Telefonica Brasil S.A. also has a P/S and a P/B of 1.82 and 1.19 respectively. For P/cash, Telefonica Brasil S.A. has a value of 13.57, while it is 27.72 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 14.85, Telefonica Brasil S.A. has a dividend yield of 1.89%. We see a return on equity of 5.70%.

Looking more long-term Telefonica Brasil S.A., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 2.10%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 34.69% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -47.80% for this year and for the last five years a -13.50% growth has been seen.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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