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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
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history
Cash to Debt 2.46
TKC's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
83% of the 802 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. TKC: 2.46 )
TKC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 4.13
Current: 2.46

0.15
4.13
Equity to Asset 0.70
TKC's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
91% of the 794 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. TKC: 0.70 )
TKC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 0.7
Current: 0.7

0.29
0.7
Interest Coverage 17.60
TKC's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
80% of the 545 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.87 vs. TKC: 17.60 )
TKC' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 31.51
Current: 17.6

0.36
31.51
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 5.11
M-Score: -2.42
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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 16.77
TKC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 768 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.93 vs. TKC: 16.77 )
TKC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 7.85   Max: 36.31
Current: 16.77

7.85
36.31
Net-margin (%) 20.55
TKC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 768 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.37 vs. TKC: 20.55 )
TKC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -10.45   Max: 26.35
Current: 20.55

-10.45
26.35
ROE (%) 17.57
TKC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 743 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.53 vs. TKC: 17.57 )
TKC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -14.53   Max: 45.01
Current: 17.57

-14.53
45.01
ROA (%) 12.32
TKC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 772 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.13 vs. TKC: 12.32 )
TKC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -5.28   Max: 22.77
Current: 12.32

-5.28
22.77
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 31.37
TKC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 764 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 22.84 vs. TKC: 31.37 )
TKC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 12.24   Max: 90.48
Current: 31.37

12.24
90.48
EBITDA Growth (%) 1.60
TKC's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 611 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. TKC: 1.60 )
TKC' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 16
Current: 1.6

0
16
EPS Growth (%) 1.70
TKC's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 552 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. TKC: 1.70 )
TKC' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 1052.3
Current: 1.7

0
1052.3
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Financials


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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

TKC Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Jim Simons 87,419 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 47,234 sh (+66.32%)
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham 20,406 sh (-70.64%)
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Q2 2013

TKC Guru Trades in Q2 2013

John Rogers 23,686 sh (New)
Howard Marks 63,696 sh (New)
Jim Simons 109,219 sh (+24.94%)
Jeremy Grantham 20,406 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 15,050 sh (-68.14%)
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Q3 2013

TKC Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jeremy Grantham 90,606 sh (+344.02%)
Steven Cohen 23,597 sh (+56.79%)
Howard Marks 81,796 sh (+28.42%)
Jim Simons 109,519 sh (+0.27%)
John Rogers 15,866 sh (-33.02%)
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Q4 2013

TKC Guru Trades in Q4 2013

David Dreman 3,377 sh (New)
Howard Marks 696,116 sh (+751.04%)
John Rogers 83,735 sh (+427.76%)
Steven Cohen 26,889 sh (+13.95%)
Jim Simons 113,919 sh (+4.02%)
Jeremy Grantham 89,106 sh (-1.66%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with TKC

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
David Dreman 2013-12-31 New Buy$13.22 - $16.25 $ 13.71-10%3377
George Soros 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.02%$11.11 - $13.51 $ 13.7113%0
George Soros 2011-03-31 Add 20.98%$13.28 - $17.73 $ 13.71-12%86500
Mario Gabelli 2011-03-31 Sold Out $13.28 - $17.73 $ 13.71-12%0
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Top Ranked Articles about Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri AS

Gurus Hold 52-week Lows from Turkey, Brazil and the Phillipines
According to the GuruFocus Value Screen for finding 52-Week Lows, three stocks from exotic places are trading at or near a 52-week low.   Here’s a look at Philippine Long Distance Telephone (PHI), Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri AS (TKC) and Cosan Ltd. (CZZ), all screened for billionaire stakeholders as of the third quarter of 2013. Philippine Long Distance Telephone (PHI)Incorporated in the Republic of the Philippines, Philippine Long Distance Telephone (PHI) is traded at around $60.27, close to a 52-week low of $58.63.Down 2% over 12 months, Philippine Long Distance Telephone has a market cap of $13.02 billion; its shares were traded with a P/E ratio of 16.20 and P/S ratio of 3.47. The dividend yield of Philippine Long Distance Telephone stocks is 3.39%. Philippine Long Distance Telephone had an annual average earnings growth of 1.60% over the past 10 years.Check out the 10-Year Valuations.Guru Action: As of Sept. 30, 2013, PHI is owned by three gurus. No insider trades were found.The top guru owner Jim Simons increased his position by 3.06%, buying 66,500 shares at an average price of $67.50 for a loss of 10.7%. He has averaged a loss of 11% on 625,000 shares at an average price of $67.97 per share.   He has averaged a gain of 16% on 2,422,900 shares sold at an average price of $51.98 per share. His current shares of 2,242,400 represent 1.04% of shares outstanding.Track share pricing, revenue and net income: Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri AS (TKC)Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri AS (TKC) is traded at around $13.22, close to a 52-week low of $12.76.Down 18% over 12 months, Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri AS, a telecom services company, was incorporated in Turkey in 1993. Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri As has a market cap of $11.63 billion; its shares were traded with a P/E ratio of 9.50 and P/S ratio of 1.90. The company does not pay a dividend.Check out the 10-Year Valuations.Guru Action: As of Sept. 30, 2013, five gurus hold TKC and four bought in the third quarter.The biggest add was made by Jeremy Grantham, who increased his position by 344.02%, buying 70,200 shares at an average price of $14.50 for a loss of 8.8%. Over five quarters, he has averaged a gain of 1% on 159,100 shares at an average price of $13.07 per share.   He has averaged a loss of 14% on 68,494 shares at an average price of $15.44 per share. Grantham’s current shares of 90,606 represent 0.01% of shares outstanding.Track share pricing, revenue and net income: Cosan Ltd. (CZZ)Cosan Ltd. (CZZ) is traded at around $13.59, close to a 52-week low of $13.20.Down 21% over 12 months, Cosan Ltd. is a Brazilian conglomerate producer of bioethanol, sugar, energy and foods. Cosan Ltd. has a market cap of $3.68 billion; its shares were traded with a P/E ratio of 14.10 and P/S ratio of 0.39. The dividend yield of CZZ stocks is 2.24%.  The company had an annual average earnings growth of 21.40% over the past 5 years.Check out the 10-Year Valuations.Guru Action: As of Sept. 30, 2013, three gurus hold CZZ. No insider trading was found.The top guru owner Jim Simons increased his position by 70.57%, buying 529,100 shares at an average price of $15.07 per share for a loss of 9.8%. He has averaged a loss of 0% on 2,357,200 shares at an average price of $13.65 per share.   He has averaged a gain of 4% on 1,078,300 shares at an average price of $13.05 per share. His current shares of 1,278,900 represent 0.47% of shares outstanding.Track share pricing, revenue and net income: GuruFocus Real Time Picks reports the stock purchases and sales that Gurus have made within the prior 2 weeks. The report time lag can be as short as 2 days after the date of the transaction. This feature is for Premium Members only.Check out the GuruFocus special feature 52-week low screener to find the stocks hitting new lows but are still held by top investor Gurus and Insiders.  If you are not yet a Premium Member, we invite you for a 7-day Free Trial.   Read more...

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 9.90
TKC's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
90% of the 640 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.50 vs. TKC: 9.90 )
TKC' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 21.21
Current: 9.9

0.01
21.21
P/B 1.73
TKC's P/B is ranked higher than
76% of the 735 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.26 vs. TKC: 1.73 )
TKC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.32   Max: 6.27
Current: 1.73

1.32
6.27
P/S 2.02
TKC's P/S is ranked higher than
53% of the 823 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. TKC: 2.02 )
TKC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 4.22
Current: 2.02

0.01
4.22
PFCF 80.65
TKC's PFCF is ranked lower than
59% of the 527 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.00 vs. TKC: 80.65 )
TKC' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 226.86
Current: 80.65

0.01
226.86
EV-to-EBIT 9.94
TKC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
83% of the 713 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.19 vs. TKC: 9.94 )
TKC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 16.2
Current: 9.94

0.7
16.2
PEG 5.50
TKC's PEG is ranked higher than
58% of the 407 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.51 vs. TKC: 5.50 )
TKC' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 1.78   Max: 30.1
Current: 5.5

1.78
30.1
Shiller P/E 9.47
TKC's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
89% of the 486 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.99 vs. TKC: 9.47 )
TKC' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 13.7
Current: 9.47

0.05
13.7

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Cash 14.13
TKC's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
52% of the 83 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.30 vs. TKC: 14.13 )
TKC' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 13.76   Max: 235.2
Current: 14.13

13.76
235.2
Price/Net Current Asset Value 6.53
TKC's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
60% of the 156 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.60 vs. TKC: 6.53 )
TKC' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 6.36   Max: 40.67
Current: 6.53

6.36
40.67
Price/Tangible Book 2.05
TKC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
74% of the 502 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. TKC: 2.05 )
TKC' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2   Max: 173.08
Current: 2.05

2
173.08
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.65
TKC's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
62% of the 486 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. TKC: 1.65 )
TKC' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.04   Max: 2.07
Current: 1.65

1.04
2.07
Price/Median PS Value 0.90
TKC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
79% of the 724 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. TKC: 0.90 )
TKC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.82   Max: 1.71
Current: 0.9

0.82
1.71
Price/Graham Number 0.94
TKC's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
82% of the 425 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.85 vs. TKC: 0.94 )
TKC' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.92   Max: 50.91
Current: 0.94

0.92
50.91
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 10.10
TKC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
83% of the 719 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. TKC: 10.10 )
TKC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 6.2   Max: 153.3
Current: 10.1

6.2
153.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 2.83
TKC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
77% of the 626 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.68 vs. TKC: 2.83 )
TKC' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -0.5   Max: 3246.7
Current: 2.83

-0.5
3246.7

Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services
Compare:CHU, VOD, T, VZ, AMOV » details
Traded in other countries:TCELL.Turkey, TUL1.Germany
Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri AS was incorporated in Turkey on 5 October 1993. The Company is a provider of mobile services in Turkey. It provides mobile voice, internet and other services over its mobile communications network and has developed mobile brands in Turkey. GSM, a digital standard for mobile communications, was developed in 1987 to facilitate unification and integration of mobile communications worldwide. As a digital standard, GSM offers a range of services that include voice, circuit switched data, packet data and fax, in addition to standard service offerings such as call barring, call forwarding, call waiting and roaming into areas serviced by other GSM carriers. A key component of the GSM network is the Simcard, which enables the user of a mobile phone to be identified. The mobile telecommunications industry has increasingly provided mobile data services, and GSM, as a technology platform, is suitable for data transmission. GSM networks have traditionally been used as personal voice communications networks. Currently, many advanced technology platforms are being developed to enable the provision of more sophisticated data services. There are currently three mobile communications operators in Turkey: Turkcell, Vodafone and Avea. The Company currently provides mobile voice, broadband and other services to subscribers throughout Turkey. Subscribers can choose between its postpaid and prepaid services. Voice services are the main services the Company provides to its customers. Voice services consist of GSM services on a prepaid and postpaid basis. Through Mobile Broadband service, the Company provides voice and terminal bundled offers which contain 3G enabled terminal devices such as feature phones, smartphones, 3G modems, tablets, notebooks and netbooks.. The Company's distribution network is composed of distributors such as, Turkcell Distribution Centers, Corporate Solution Centers, non-exclusive dealers, Turkcell Communication Centers, Turkcell Stores. It also sells scratch cards and digital prepaid counters through consumer electronic chains, newspaper kiosks, supermarkets, gas stations, digital channels and ATMs. All telecommunications activity in Turkey is regulated by Information and Communication Technologies Authority.

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