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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt 1.00
TLKGY's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
61% of the 454 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. TLKGY: 1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
TLKGY' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.23 Max: 1
Current: 1
0.03
1
Equity to Asset 0.61
TLKGY's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
76% of the 431 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 vs. TLKGY: 0.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
TLKGY' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.28  Med: 0.47 Max: 0.61
Current: 0.61
0.28
0.61
Interest Coverage 5.19
TLKGY's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
64% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.93 vs. TLKGY: 5.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
TLKGY' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.38  Med: 5.05 Max: 17.34
Current: 5.19
2.38
17.34
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 2.84
M-Score: -2.82
WACC vs ROIC
10.86%
12.41%
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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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 9.18
TLKGY's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 454 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.29 vs. TLKGY: 9.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
TLKGY' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -34.67  Med: 17.32 Max: 36.29
Current: 9.18
-34.67
36.29
Net-margin (%) 9.95
TLKGY's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 454 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.42 vs. TLKGY: 9.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
TLKGY' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -36.58  Med: 11.09 Max: 68.6
Current: 9.95
-36.58
68.6
ROE (%) 13.10
TLKGY's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 433 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.88 vs. TLKGY: 13.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
TLKGY' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -49.51  Med: 16.09 Max: 116.03
Current: 13.1
-49.51
116.03
ROA (%) 7.69
TLKGY's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 462 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.29 vs. TLKGY: 7.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
TLKGY' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -24.98  Med: 8.14 Max: 52.54
Current: 7.69
-24.98
52.54
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 13.30
TLKGY's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 456 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.12 vs. TLKGY: 13.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
TLKGY' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -36.52  Med: 19.21 Max: 107.82
Current: 13.3
-36.52
107.82
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -2.10
TLKGY's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 388 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. TLKGY: -2.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
TLKGY' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -16.5  Med: -1.25 Max: 12.1
Current: -2.1
-16.5
12.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 3.80
TLKGY's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 326 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. TLKGY: 3.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
TLKGY' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -49.6  Med: 3.65 Max: 41
Current: 3.8
-49.6
41
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 281.20
TLKGY's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 297 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. TLKGY: 281.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
TLKGY' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -71.9  Med: 27.50 Max: 281.2
Current: 281.2
-71.9
281.2
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Ratios

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history
P/E(ttm) 9.75
TLKGY's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
82% of the 307 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.60 vs. TLKGY: 9.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
TLKGY' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 0.45  Med: 8.60 Max: 15.94
Current: 9.75
0.45
15.94
Forward P/E 52.08
TLKGY's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
59% of the 191 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.72 vs. TLKGY: 52.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 11.30
TLKGY's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
78% of the 305 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.40 vs. TLKGY: 11.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
TLKGY' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 0.41  Med: 9.17 Max: 258.5
Current: 11.3
0.41
258.5
P/B 1.21
TLKGY's P/B is ranked higher than
71% of the 419 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.14 vs. TLKGY: 1.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
TLKGY' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.26  Med: 1.13 Max: 3.43
Current: 1.21
0.26
3.43
P/S 0.98
TLKGY's P/S is ranked higher than
61% of the 447 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. TLKGY: 0.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
TLKGY' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.87 Max: 2.25
Current: 0.98
0.2
2.25
PFCF 25.52
TLKGY's PFCF is ranked lower than
66% of the 231 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.27 vs. TLKGY: 25.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
TLKGY' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 5.61  Med: 29.23 Max: 42.82
Current: 25.52
5.61
42.82
POCF 4.95
TLKGY's POCF is ranked higher than
70% of the 315 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.48 vs. TLKGY: 4.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
TLKGY' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.43  Med: 5.16 Max: 10.07
Current: 4.95
1.43
10.07
EV-to-EBIT 9.48
TLKGY's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
74% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.06 vs. TLKGY: 9.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
TLKGY' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -1.7  Med: 5.65 Max: 14.8
Current: 9.48
-1.7
14.8
Shiller P/E 4.87
TLKGY's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
91% of the 216 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.11 vs. TLKGY: 4.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
TLKGY' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 0.73  Med: 2.53 Max: 17.58
Current: 4.87
0.73
17.58
Current Ratio 0.99
TLKGY's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
60% of the 448 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. TLKGY: 0.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
TLKGY' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.56  Med: 0.85 Max: 1.11
Current: 0.99
0.56
1.11
Quick Ratio 0.94
TLKGY's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
57% of the 448 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. TLKGY: 0.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
TLKGY' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.5  Med: 0.80 Max: 0.99
Current: 0.94
0.5
0.99
Days Inventory 41.20
TLKGY's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
78% of the 345 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.66 vs. TLKGY: 41.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
TLKGY' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 30.1  Med: 40.08 Max: 206.53
Current: 41.2
30.1
206.53

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 3.90
TLKGY's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
50% of the 685 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.44 vs. TLKGY: 3.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
TLKGY' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.65  Med: 3.45 Max: 20.17
Current: 3.9
0.65
20.17
Dividend growth (3y) -100.00
TLKGY's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked lower than
88% of the 189 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. TLKGY: -100.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
TLKGY' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0  Med: -70.35 Max: 77.1
Current: -100
0
77.1
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.90
TLKGY's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
56% of the 685 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.63 vs. TLKGY: 3.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
TLKGY' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.65  Med: 3.45 Max: 20.17
Current: 3.9
0.65
20.17
Share Buyback Rate -0.70
TLKGY's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
53% of the 309 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.00 vs. TLKGY: -0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
TLKGY' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 3.2  Med: 0.50 Max: -0.7
Current: -0.7

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 1.21
TLKGY's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
71% of the 299 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.67 vs. TLKGY: 1.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
TLKGY' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.47  Med: 1.80 Max: 3.4
Current: 1.21
0.47
3.4
Price/Median PS Value 0.85
TLKGY's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
67% of the 410 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. TLKGY: 0.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
TLKGY' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.28  Med: 1.27 Max: 2.29
Current: 0.85
0.28
2.29
Price/Graham Number 0.71
TLKGY's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
81% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.58 vs. TLKGY: 0.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
TLKGY' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.11  Med: 1.02 Max: 1.45
Current: 0.71
0.11
1.45
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 10.55
TLKGY's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 451 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. TLKGY: 10.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
TLKGY' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 6.7  Med: 17.00 Max: 89.7
Current: 10.55
6.7
89.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -7.24
TLKGY's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
87% of the 240 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.63 vs. TLKGY: -7.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
TLKGY' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -119.6  Med: -11.50 Max: 28.8
Current: -7.24
-119.6
28.8

Analyst Estimate

Mar16 Mar17 Mar18
Revenue(Mil) 3,016 3,548 3,824
EPS($) 0.38 0.32 0.29
EPS without NRI($) 0.38 0.32 0.29

Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services
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Traded in other countries:TKG.South Africa, TZL1.Germany,
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.
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