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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.22
TEF's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
71% of the 871 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.32 vs. TEF: 0.22 )
TEF' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.22

Equity to Asset 0.19
TEF's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
64% of the 869 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. TEF: 0.19 )
TEF' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.11   Max: 0.36
Current: 0.19

0.11
0.36
Interest Coverage 2.60
TEF's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
68% of the 612 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.91 vs. TEF: 2.60 )
TEF' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.94   Max: 4.95
Current: 2.6

1.94
4.95
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 1.30
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 16.28
TEF's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 891 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.42 vs. TEF: 16.28 )
TEF' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 15.5   Max: 24.96
Current: 16.28

15.5
24.96
Net-margin (%) 8.01
TEF's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 891 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.99 vs. TEF: 8.01 )
TEF' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -19.11   Max: 15.26
Current: 8.01

-19.11
15.26
ROE (%) 20.32
TEF's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 859 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.81 vs. TEF: 20.32 )
TEF' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -32.81   Max: 44.25
Current: 20.32

-32.81
44.25
ROA (%) 3.78
TEF's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 894 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.47 vs. TEF: 3.78 )
TEF' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -8.2   Max: 8.41
Current: 3.78

-8.2
8.41
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 29.06
TEF's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 892 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 21.68 vs. TEF: 29.06 )
TEF' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 10.27   Max: 46.02
Current: 29.06

10.27
46.02
Revenue Growth (%) -4.10
TEF's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 800 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. TEF: -4.10 )
TEF' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -4.1   Max: 28.6
Current: -4.1

-4.1
28.6
EBITDA Growth (%) -16.90
TEF's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 699 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. TEF: -16.90 )
TEF' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -19.7   Max: 32.9
Current: -16.9

-19.7
32.9
EPS Growth (%) -23.20
TEF's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 656 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. TEF: -23.20 )
TEF' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -23.2   Max: 46.9
Current: -23.2

-23.2
46.9
» TEF's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

TEF Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jeff Auxier 632,400 sh (+10.35%)
David Dreman 418,354 sh (+6.08%)
Charles Brandes 3,430,735 sh (+4.59%)
Brian Rogers 5,631,578 sh (unchged)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 972,260 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 49,263 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Jim Simons 47,577 sh (-66.05%)
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Q4 2013

TEF Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jeff Auxier 674,200 sh (+6.61%)
Brian Rogers 5,631,578 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 49,263 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 47,577 sh (unchged)
Charles Brandes 3,385,832 sh (-1.31%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 953,470 sh (-1.93%)
David Dreman 295,851 sh (-29.28%)
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Q1 2014

TEF Guru Trades in Q1 2014

David Dreman 383,587 sh (+29.66%)
Charles Brandes 3,491,279 sh (+3.11%)
Jeff Auxier 689,500 sh (+2.27%)
Brian Rogers 5,631,578 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 49,263 sh (unchged)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 953,470 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 47,577 sh (unchged)
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Q2 2014

TEF Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Brian Rogers 5,831,578 sh (+3.55%)
Charles Brandes 3,540,097 sh (+1.4%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 958,170 sh (+0.49%)
Jim Simons 47,577 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 49,263 sh (unchged)
Jeff Auxier 681,490 sh (-1.16%)
David Dreman 370,582 sh (-3.39%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with TEF

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
David Dreman 2014-03-31 Add 29.66%0.11%$14.96 - $16.9 $ 15.660%383587
David Dreman 2013-12-31 Reduce -29.28%0.17%$15.45 - $18.02 $ 15.66-5%295851
Charles Brandes 2013-06-30 Add 37.53%0.14%$12.6 - $14.86 $ 15.6613%3280321
David Dreman 2012-12-31 Add 27.1%0.03%$12.58 - $14.18 $ 15.6619%360539
David Dreman 2012-06-30 Add 29.25%0.02%$11.06 - $15.8823 $ 15.6618%265571
David Dreman 2012-03-31 Add 36.01%0.02%$15.8238 - $17.3049 $ 15.660%200211
Bruce Berkowitz 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.05%$16.18 - $21.77 $ 15.66-16%0
David Dreman 2011-09-30 New Buy0.07%$17.34 - $23.47 $ 15.66-22%147330
Bruce Berkowitz 2011-09-30 New Buy0.05%$17.34 - $23.47 $ 15.66-22%220000
Bruce Berkowitz 2011-06-30 Sold Out 0.14%$22.05 - $26.3 $ 15.66-34%0
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Ratios

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history
P/E(ttm) 12.60
TEF's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
94% of the 944 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 23.10 vs. TEF: 12.60 )
TEF' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 6.47   Max: 37.94
Current: 12.6

6.47
37.94
P/B 2.50
TEF's P/B is ranked higher than
57% of the 944 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.49 vs. TEF: 2.50 )
TEF' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.98   Max: 6.41
Current: 2.5

1.98
6.41
P/S 1.00
TEF's P/S is ranked higher than
86% of the 944 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.69 vs. TEF: 1.00 )
TEF' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.63   Max: 2.39
Current: 1

0.63
2.39
PFCF 11.10
TEF's PFCF is ranked higher than
94% of the 944 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 49.50 vs. TEF: 11.10 )
TEF' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 3.74   Max: 19.45
Current: 11.1

3.74
19.45
EV-to-EBIT 11.77
TEF's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
90% of the 944 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.27 vs. TEF: 11.77 )
TEF' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 6.6   Max: 19.8
Current: 11.77

6.6
19.8
Shiller P/E 8.30
TEF's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
97% of the 944 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 66.63 vs. TEF: 8.30 )
TEF' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 5.17   Max: 62.62
Current: 8.3

5.17
62.62
Current Ratio 0.96
TEF's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
72% of the 670 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. TEF: 0.96 )
TEF' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 1
Current: 0.96

0.51
1
Quick Ratio 0.92
TEF's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
73% of the 670 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. TEF: 0.92 )
TEF' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 0.97
Current: 0.92

0.47
0.97

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 6.40
TEF's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
91% of the 640 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.24 vs. TEF: 6.40 )
TEF' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.53   Max: 11.58
Current: 6.4

1.53
11.58
Dividend Payout 0.77
TEF's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
90% of the 944 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. TEF: 0.77 )
TEF' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.87   Max: 1.84
Current: 0.77

0.87
1.84
Dividend growth (3y) -35.90
TEF's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
73% of the 502 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. TEF: -35.90 )
TEF' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 44.4
Current: -35.9

0
44.4
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.15
TEF's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
76% of the 650 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.65 vs. TEF: 1.15 )
TEF' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 2.02
Current: 1.15

0.27
2.02

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.19
TEF's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
89% of the 944 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. TEF: 1.19 )
TEF' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 13.97
Current: 1.19

0.53
13.97
Price/Median PS Value 0.74
TEF's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
93% of the 944 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. TEF: 0.74 )
TEF' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 3.28
Current: 0.74

0.53
3.28
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 8.40
TEF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
86% of the 773 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. TEF: 8.40 )
TEF' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 5   Max: 15.2
Current: 8.4

5
15.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -6.42
TEF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
68% of the 710 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.94 vs. TEF: -6.42 )
TEF' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -6.1   Max: 43.9
Current: -6.42

-6.1
43.9

Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services
Compare:CHU, VOD, T, VZ, AMOV » details
Traded in other countries:TEFOF.USA, TDE.UK, TEF.Spain, TEF.Italy, TFA.Netherlands, TNE5.Germany, TNE2.Germany
Telefonica, S.A. was incorporated on April 19, 1924, under the laws of the Kingdom of Spain. The Company is a telecommunications group which provides an array of services through its telecommunications networks, mainly providing fixed and mobile telephony services and present mainly in Spain, Europe and Latin America. It operates mobile networks in Spain, the United Kingdom, Germany, Ireland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Brazil, Argentina, Venezuela, Chile, Peru, Colombia, Mexico, Guatemala, Panama, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Ecuador and Uruguay. The Company has implemented a regional, integrated management model based on two business areas, Telefonica Latin America and Telefonica Europe. Telefonica has included in the Telefonica Latin America and Telefonica Europe regional business units all information pertaining to wireline, wireless, cable, internet and television businesses, in accordance with each location. The main services the Company offers in its fixed businesses in Spain, Europe and Latin America are: Traditional fixed telecommunication services, Internet and broadband multimedia services, Data and business-solutions services and Wholesale services for telecommunication operators. The Company offers a variety of mobile and related services and products to personal and business customers. Although the services and products available vary from country to country, the main services and products are: Mobile voice services, Value added services, Mobile data and Internet services, Wholesale services, corporate services, Roaming, Fixed wireless, Trunking and paging. The Company faces competition in all of the markets in which it operates, and it is therefore subject to the effects of actions by its competitors in these markets. As a multinational telecommunications company that operates in regulated markets, the Company is subject to different laws and regulations in each of the jurisdictions in which it provides services. As a telecommunications operator, it is subject to sector-specific telecommunications regulations, general competition law and a variety of other regulations.
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