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

Telefonica, S.A., TEF is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Telecom Services – Foreign in the sector of Technology. Based in Spain, Telefonica, S.A., TEF  has a market cap of 50537.32. Since its IPO date on the 6/12/1987, Telefonica, S.A., TEF performance year to date is -5.01%. Today Telefonica, S.A., TEF has gained 1.00%, with a current price of 10.06.

Ownership of the company is 5.60% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 1.50%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 0.00%. Return of assets are at 0.20%, with return on investment at 3.20%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Telefonica, S.A., TEF is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 3.18. While Total debt/equity is 3.95. With a profit margin of 0.60%, this is combined with a gross margin of 74.80%, and operating margin of 5.90%. Telefonica, S.A. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 0.6, while the quick ratio is 0.6.

For the last year Telefonica, S.A., TEF has seen a EPS growth of -93.90%. A performance for the year of -20.57%. The 52-week high is -23.38%, and the 52-week low is 20.62%. The average volume for Telefonica, S.A., TEF is 2616600.

With a target price of 10.22, can Telefonica, S.A., TEF reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Telefonica, S.A., TEF. Telefonica, S.A. has a P/E of *TBA and a forward P/E of 13.22. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of *TBA. Telefonica, S.A. also has a P/S and a P/B of 0.91 and 2.72 respectively. For P/cash, Telefonica, S.A. has a value of 8.16, while it is 9.44 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 10.06, Telefonica, S.A. has a dividend yield of 8.85%. We see a return on equity of 1.70%.

Looking more long-term Telefonica, S.A., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 44.30%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 15.83% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -93.90% for this year and for the last five years a -56.90% 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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