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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 : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.60
TEO's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
55% of the 454 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. TEO: 0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
TEO' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.32 Max: 30.14
Current: 0.6
0.01
30.14
Equity to Asset 0.50
TEO's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
62% of the 431 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 vs. TEO: 0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
TEO' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.40 Max: 0.6
Current: 0.5
0.01
0.6
Interest Coverage 4.36
TEO's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
70% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.93 vs. TEO: 4.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
TEO' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.16  Med: 3.80 Max: 35.73
Current: 4.36
0.16
35.73
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 3.46
M-Score: -2.25
WACC vs ROIC
4.04%
29.12%
WACC
ROIC
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 : 8/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 16.46
TEO's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 454 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.29 vs. TEO: 16.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
TEO' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -5.11  Med: 17.87 Max: 25.75
Current: 16.46
-5.11
25.75
Net-margin (%) 10.54
TEO's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 454 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.42 vs. TEO: 10.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
TEO' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -109.3  Med: 11.00 Max: 23.32
Current: 10.54
-109.3
23.32
ROE (%) 26.81
TEO's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 433 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.88 vs. TEO: 26.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
TEO' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -275.52  Med: 28.75 Max: 111.3
Current: 26.81
-275.52
111.3
ROA (%) 14.42
TEO's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 462 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.29 vs. TEO: 14.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
TEO' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -44.85  Med: 10.05 Max: 18.18
Current: 14.42
-44.85
18.18
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 54.75
TEO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 456 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.12 vs. TEO: 54.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
TEO' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -62.28  Med: 28.61 Max: 58.58
Current: 54.75
-62.28
58.58
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 22.30
TEO's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 388 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. TEO: 22.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
TEO' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -13.4  Med: 21.25 Max: 29.9
Current: 22.3
-13.4
29.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 17.80
TEO's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 326 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. TEO: 17.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
TEO' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -12  Med: 19.15 Max: 28.2
Current: 17.8
-12
28.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 14.10
TEO's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 297 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. TEO: 14.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
TEO' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -35.9  Med: 16.25 Max: 78.8
Current: 14.1
-35.9
78.8
» TEO's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

TEO Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jeremy Grantham 16,000 sh (New)
Howard Marks 519,851 sh (+1.76%)
John Hussman 20,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 2,803,000 sh (-0.46%)
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Q4 2014

TEO Guru Trades in Q4 2014

John Hussman 40,000 sh (+100.00%)
Jeremy Grantham 26,000 sh (+62.50%)
Howard Marks 519,851 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 2,780,600 sh (-0.80%)
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Q1 2015

TEO Guru Trades in Q1 2015

George Soros 75,000 sh (New)
Stanley Druckenmiller 248,000 sh (New)
Howard Marks 519,851 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham 26,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 2,772,100 sh (-0.31%)
John Hussman 30,000 sh (-25.00%)
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Q2 2015

TEO Guru Trades in Q2 2015

George Soros 113,000 sh (+50.67%)
Jim Simons 2,797,088 sh (+0.90%)
Howard Marks 519,851 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham 26,000 sh (unchged)
John Hussman 30,000 sh (unchged)
Stanley Druckenmiller Sold Out
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 11.04
TEO's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
78% of the 307 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.60 vs. TEO: 11.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
TEO' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 3.42  Med: 9.51 Max: 462.5
Current: 11.04
3.42
462.5
PE(NRI) 11.20
TEO's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
79% of the 305 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.40 vs. TEO: 11.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
TEO' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 3.41  Med: 9.50 Max: 740
Current: 11.2
3.41
740
P/B 2.72
TEO's P/B is ranked lower than
61% of the 419 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.14 vs. TEO: 2.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
TEO' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.97  Med: 3.03 Max: 15.28
Current: 2.72
0.97
15.28
P/S 0.78
TEO's P/S is ranked higher than
56% of the 447 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. TEO: 0.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
TEO' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.36  Med: 1.24 Max: 2.06
Current: 0.78
0.36
2.06
POCF 6.16
TEO's POCF is ranked higher than
63% of the 315 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.48 vs. TEO: 6.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
TEO' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.16  Med: 3.77 Max: 6.9
Current: 6.16
1.16
6.9
EV-to-EBIT 5.93
TEO's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
90% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.06 vs. TEO: 5.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
TEO' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 2.5  Med: 6.50 Max: 46.1
Current: 5.93
2.5
46.1
PEG 0.55
TEO's PEG is ranked higher than
82% of the 143 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.02 vs. TEO: 0.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
TEO' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.22  Med: 0.64 Max: 38.56
Current: 0.55
0.22
38.56
Shiller P/E 14.80
TEO's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
62% of the 216 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.11 vs. TEO: 14.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
TEO' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 7.25  Med: 16.17 Max: 181.25
Current: 14.8
7.25
181.25
Current Ratio 0.65
TEO's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
80% of the 448 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. TEO: 0.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
TEO' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.77 Max: 1.32
Current: 0.65
0.16
1.32
Quick Ratio 0.65
TEO's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
79% of the 448 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. TEO: 0.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
TEO' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.70 Max: 1.21
Current: 0.65
0.16
1.21
Days Inventory 38.04
TEO's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
76% of the 345 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.66 vs. TEO: 38.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
TEO' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 1.94  Med: 13.35 Max: 57.48
Current: 38.04
1.94
57.48
Days Sales Outstanding 44.52
TEO's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
53% of the 379 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 46.64 vs. TEO: 44.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
TEO' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 34.72  Med: 39.85 Max: 108.96
Current: 44.52
34.72
108.96

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 5.10
TEO's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
73% of the 685 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.44 vs. TEO: 5.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
TEO' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 2.01  Med: 3.70 Max: 6.53
Current: 5.1
2.01
6.53
Dividend Payout 0.35
TEO's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
74% of the 353 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.68 vs. TEO: 0.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
TEO' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.66  Med: 1.14 Max: 1.52
Current: 0.35
0.66
1.52
Dividend growth (3y) 10.10
TEO's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
66% of the 189 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. TEO: 10.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
TEO' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 13.8
Current: 10.1
0
13.8
Yield on cost (5-Year) 5.10
TEO's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
62% of the 685 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.63 vs. TEO: 5.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
TEO' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.01  Med: 3.70 Max: 6.53
Current: 5.1
2.01
6.53
Share Buyback Rate 0.50
TEO's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
74% of the 309 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.00 vs. TEO: 0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
TEO' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0.5  Med: 0.05 Max: -0.5
Current: 0.5

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 2.61
TEO's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
73% of the 299 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.67 vs. TEO: 2.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
TEO' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.62  Med: 3.05 Max: 29
Current: 2.61
0.62
29
Price/Projected FCF 0.85
TEO's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
56% of the 227 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. TEO: 0.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
TEO' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.29  Med: 0.75 Max: 1.73
Current: 0.85
0.29
1.73
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 1.43
TEO's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked higher than
55% of the 38 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. TEO: 1.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 0.32
TEO's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
55% of the 410 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. TEO: 0.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
TEO' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.07  Med: 1.01 Max: 1.73
Current: 0.32
0.07
1.73
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.36
TEO's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
83% of the 87 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. TEO: 0.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
TEO' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.23  Med: 0.47 Max: 1.99
Current: 0.36
0.23
1.99
Price/Graham Number 0.89
TEO's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
52% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.58 vs. TEO: 0.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
TEO' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.55  Med: 1.15 Max: 23.2
Current: 0.89
0.55
23.2
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 16.82
TEO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 451 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. TEO: 16.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
TEO' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 2.2  Med: 15.30 Max: 40.6
Current: 16.82
2.2
40.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 21.50
TEO's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 240 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.63 vs. TEO: 21.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
TEO' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: 4.5  Med: 15.65 Max: 37.9
Current: 21.5
4.5
37.9

Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services
Compare:CHU, VOD, T, VZ, AMOV » details
Traded in other countries:TECO2.Argentina, TECO1.Argentina, TECO3.Argentina, TEO.Germany, TCMFF.USA,
Telecom Argentina SA was created on January 5, 1990, and incorporated as 'Sociedad Licenciataria Norte S.A.' on April 23, 1990. In November 1990, its legal name was changed to "Telecom Argentina STET-France Telecom S.A." and on February 18, 2004, it was changed to "Telecom Argentina S.A. The Company provides fixed-line public telecommunication services, international long-distance service, data transmission and Internet services in Argentina and, through its subsidiaries, mobile telecommunications services in Argentina and Paraguay and international wholesale services in the United States of America. The Company has combined the operating segments into three reportable segments: Fixed Services, Personal Mobile Services, and Núcleo Mobile Services. Fixed services are comprised of: Basic telephone services, Interconnection services, Data transmission and Internet services, Information and Communication Technology Services, Other telephone services and Sale of equipment. Personal Mobile Services and Núcleo Mobile Services provide mobile services through its subsidiaries in Argentina and Paraguay. Personal's service offerings include: Voice, data and Internet services and Sale of mobile communication devices. The Company faces nationwide competition in the Internet service market in Argentina from Telefónica, Gigared, Cablevisión (Fibertel) and Telecentro (providing a triple-play offer), among others. Its data services business faces competition from Telefónica, Comsat, Grupo Telmex Argentina and from several providers of niche data services such as Impsat, IPlan and others. The Company's operations are subject to a complex series of laws and regulations of the Argentine government.
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