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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 0.20
TLKGY's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
67% of the 482 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. TLKGY: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
TLKGY' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.24 Max: 1
Current: 0.2
0.04
1
Equity to Asset 0.56
TLKGY's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
73% of the 471 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. TLKGY: 0.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
TLKGY' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 0.52 Max: 0.61
Current: 0.56
0.32
0.61
Interest Coverage 4.36
TLKGY's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
59% of the 353 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.54 vs. TLKGY: 4.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
TLKGY' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.25  Med: 7.24 Max: 14.64
Current: 4.36
2.25
14.64
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 2.76
M-Score: -2.79
WACC vs ROIC
11.73%
10.66%
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 : 5/10

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history
Operating margin (%) 6.90
TLKGY's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 476 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.74 vs. TLKGY: 6.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
TLKGY' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -33.99  Med: 15.89 Max: 30.41
Current: 6.9
-33.99
30.41
Net-margin (%) 8.24
TLKGY's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 478 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. TLKGY: 8.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
TLKGY' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -35.76  Med: 11.63 Max: 66.6
Current: 8.24
-35.76
66.6
ROE (%) 11.05
TLKGY's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 459 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.96 vs. TLKGY: 11.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
TLKGY' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -48.93  Med: 15.93 Max: 116.42
Current: 11.05
-48.93
116.42
ROA (%) 6.42
TLKGY's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 487 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.48 vs. TLKGY: 6.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
TLKGY' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -24.69  Med: 8.59 Max: 52.72
Current: 6.42
-24.69
52.72
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 10.71
TLKGY's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 481 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.87 vs. TLKGY: 10.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
TLKGY' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -33.91  Med: 15.98 Max: 101.39
Current: 10.71
-33.91
101.39
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -2.10
TLKGY's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 421 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. TLKGY: -2.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
TLKGY' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.1  Med: 0.80 Max: 11.5
Current: -2.1
-17.1
11.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 3.80
TLKGY's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 350 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. TLKGY: 3.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
TLKGY' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -47.6  Med: 5.85 Max: 40.5
Current: 3.8
-47.6
40.5
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 276.30
TLKGY's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 313 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. TLKGY: 276.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
TLKGY' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -70.4  Med: 27.50 Max: 276.3
Current: 276.3
-70.4
276.3
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Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services
Compare:SHSE:600804, XLIS:NOS, TSE:9435, XMCE:CLNX, LSE:SSA, XTER:FNTN » details
Traded in other countries:TZL1.Germany, TKG.South Africa,
Telkom SA SOC Ltd is a communication service provider in South Africa. It provides telecommunication, multimedia, technology, information and other related information technology services to Telkom's customers, as well as mobile communication services.

Telkom SA SOC Ltd incorporated and domiciled in the Republic of South Africa. The Company with its subsidiaries is a communication service provider in South Africa. It supply telecommunication, multimedia, technology, information and other related information technology services to Telkom's customers, as well as mobile communication services.

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 11.31
TLKGY's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
78% of the 327 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.05 vs. TLKGY: 11.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
TLKGY' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 8.60 Max: 15.94
Current: 11.31
0.45
15.94
Forward P/E 11.43
TLKGY's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
84% of the 121 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.39 vs. TLKGY: 11.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 11.33
TLKGY's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
79% of the 325 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.29 vs. TLKGY: 11.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
TLKGY' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 8.87 Max: 248.56
Current: 11.33
0.45
248.56
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 11.89
TLKGY's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked higher than
66% of the 207 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.07 vs. TLKGY: 11.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
TLKGY' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.55  Med: 7.05 Max: 16.84
Current: 11.89
0.55
16.84
P/B 1.30
TLKGY's P/B is ranked higher than
71% of the 449 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. TLKGY: 1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
TLKGY' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.26  Med: 1.07 Max: 3.11
Current: 1.3
0.26
3.11
P/S 0.96
TLKGY's P/S is ranked higher than
65% of the 468 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. TLKGY: 0.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
TLKGY' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.76 Max: 1.87
Current: 0.96
0.2
1.87
PFCF 25.02
TLKGY's PFCF is ranked lower than
70% of the 243 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.43 vs. TLKGY: 25.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
TLKGY' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.78  Med: 26.52 Max: 42.79
Current: 25.02
15.78
42.79
POCF 4.87
TLKGY's POCF is ranked higher than
65% of the 313 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.79 vs. TLKGY: 4.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
TLKGY' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.46  Med: 5.34 Max: 10.07
Current: 4.87
1.46
10.07
EV-to-EBIT 10.59
TLKGY's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
71% of the 352 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.56 vs. TLKGY: 10.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
TLKGY' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.9  Med: 5.80 Max: 13.2
Current: 10.59
-1.9
13.2
EV-to-EBITDA 3.97
TLKGY's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
87% of the 395 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.46 vs. TLKGY: 3.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
TLKGY' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 3.20 Max: 6.4
Current: 3.97
0.4
6.4
Shiller P/E 4.17
TLKGY's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
93% of the 117 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.52 vs. TLKGY: 4.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
TLKGY' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.84  Med: 2.08 Max: 5.91
Current: 4.17
0.84
5.91
Current Ratio 0.79
TLKGY's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
70% of the 458 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. TLKGY: 0.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
TLKGY' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 0.83 Max: 1.24
Current: 0.79
0.47
1.24
Quick Ratio 0.71
TLKGY's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
72% of the 458 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. TLKGY: 0.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
TLKGY' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 0.77 Max: 1.12
Current: 0.71
0.4
1.12
Days Inventory 41.67
TLKGY's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
78% of the 361 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.34 vs. TLKGY: 41.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
TLKGY' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 30.1  Med: 36.88 Max: 102.72
Current: 41.67
30.1
102.72

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 4.74
TLKGY's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
72% of the 632 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.66 vs. TLKGY: 4.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
TLKGY' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.35  Med: 3.76 Max: 20.16
Current: 4.74
2.35
20.16
Dividend Payout 0.49
TLKGY's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
66% of the 315 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.75 vs. TLKGY: 0.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
TLKGY' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.58 Max: 1.99
Current: 0.49
0.02
1.99
Dividend Growth (3y) -100.00
TLKGY's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked lower than
89% of the 194 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. TLKGY: -100.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
TLKGY' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -70.35 Max: 77.1
Current: -100
0
77.1
Forward Dividend Yield 4.74
TLKGY's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
67% of the 602 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.89 vs. TLKGY: 4.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.74
TLKGY's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
57% of the 709 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.45 vs. TLKGY: 4.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
TLKGY' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.35  Med: 3.76 Max: 20.16
Current: 4.74
2.35
20.16
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.70
TLKGY's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
61% of the 285 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.60 vs. TLKGY: -0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
TLKGY' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1  Med: 0.75 Max: 2.4
Current: -0.7
-1
2.4

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 1.62
TLKGY's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
69% of the 333 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.66 vs. TLKGY: 1.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
TLKGY' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.34  Med: 1.58 Max: 2102.4
Current: 1.62
0.34
2102.4
Price/Median PS Value 1.26
TLKGY's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 424 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. TLKGY: 1.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
TLKGY' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 1.43 Max: 2.34
Current: 1.26
0.31
2.34
Price/Graham Number 0.90
TLKGY's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
80% of the 211 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. TLKGY: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
TLKGY' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 1.01 Max: 27.59
Current: 0.9
0.11
27.59
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 9.40
TLKGY's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 477 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. TLKGY: 9.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
TLKGY' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.6  Med: 16.90 Max: 196.1
Current: 9.4
7.6
196.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -31.40
TLKGY's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
97% of the 241 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.10 vs. TLKGY: -31.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
TLKGY' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -72.9  Med: -11.10 Max: 23.6
Current: -31.4
-72.9
23.6

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $2,070
EPS (TTM) $ 1.31
Beta1.06
Short Percentage of Float0.01%
52-Week Range $12.93 - 23.02
Shares Outstanding (Mil)131.74

Analyst Estimate

Mar16 Mar17 Mar18
Revenue (Mil $) 2,276 2,636 2,802
EPS ($) 1.23 1.29 1.38
EPS without NRI ($) 1.23 1.29 1.38
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
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