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Is Telefonica Brasil S.A.(NYSE: VIV), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Telefonica Brasil S.A. (NYSE: VIV) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 11/16/1998. Telefonica Brasil S.A. is in the Wireless Communications industry and Technology sector. Average volume for Telefonica Brasil S.A., is 1802.51, and so far today it has a volume of 100. Performance year to date since the 11/16/1998 is 61.09%.

To help you determine whether Telefonica Brasil S.A. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 17.72 and forward P/E is 15.22. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Telefonica Brasil S.A. has a value for PEG of 8.44. P/S ratio is 1.72 and the P/B ratio is 1.15. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 17.6 and *TBA respectively.

At the current price Telefonica Brasil S.A. is trading at, 14.05 (0.21% today), Telefonica Brasil S.A. has a dividend yield of 2.07%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 202.90%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 0.79, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 7.72% after growing -47.80% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -20.70%, and 19.60% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 1517.12, and the number of shares float is 641.65. The senior management bring insider ownership to 88.00%, and institutional ownership is at 24.50%. The float short is 1.15%, with the short ratio at a value of 4.1. Management has seen a return on assets of 4.70%, and also a return on investment of 5.40%.

The ability for Telefonica Brasil S.A., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 1, and quick ratio is 1. Long term debt/equity is 0.11 and total debt/equity is 0.13. In terms of margins, Telefonica Brasil S.A. has a gross margin of 34.30%, with its operating margin at 14.60%, and Telefonica Brasil S.A. has a profit margin of 10.70%.

The 52 week high is -4.10%, with 87.85% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 14.78% and the 200 day simple moving average is 35.11%.

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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