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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 0.01
TU's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
57% of the 1026 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.29 vs. TU: 0.01 )
TU' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: 0.04
Current: 0.01

0
0.04
Equity to Asset 0.32
TU's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
72% of the 994 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 vs. TU: 0.32 )
TU' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 0.55
Current: 0.32

0.32
0.55
Interest Coverage 5.16
TU's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
74% of the 625 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. TU: 5.16 )
TU' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 6.71
Current: 5.16

0.53
6.71
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 1.89
M-Score: -2.98
WACC vs ROIC
5.22%
10.56%
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 (%) 19.97
TU's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 1032 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.80 vs. TU: 19.97 )
TU' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 5.4   Max: 23.49
Current: 19.97

5.4
23.49
Net-margin (%) 11.95
TU's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 1036 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.91 vs. TU: 11.95 )
TU' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -3.27   Max: 13.86
Current: 11.95

-3.27
13.86
ROE (%) 17.84
TU's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 990 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.44 vs. TU: 17.84 )
TU' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -3.41   Max: 18.42
Current: 17.84

-3.41
18.42
ROA (%) 6.29
TU's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1041 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. TU: 6.29 )
TU' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -1.22   Max: 7.48
Current: 6.29

-1.22
7.48
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 27.34
TU's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1033 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.77 vs. TU: 27.34 )
TU' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 4.74   Max: 42.63
Current: 27.34

4.74
42.63
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 6.60
TU's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 898 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. TU: 6.60 )
TU' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -6.1   Max: 9.9
Current: 6.6

-6.1
9.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 5.50
TU's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 822 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. TU: 5.50 )
TU' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -7.5   Max: 13
Current: 5.5

-7.5
13
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 7.30
TU's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 734 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. TU: 7.30 )
TU' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -15.8   Max: 53.1
Current: 7.3

-15.8
53.1
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

TU Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 2,654,025 sh (+3.30%)
Mario Gabelli 6,026 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
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Q2 2014

TU Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 2,775,800 sh (+4.59%)
Mario Gabelli 6,026 sh (unchged)
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Q3 2014

TU Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 2,899,500 sh (+4.46%)
Mario Gabelli 6,026 sh (unchged)
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Q4 2014

TU Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Ray Dalio 127,600 sh (New)
Jim Simons 2,946,200 sh (+1.61%)
Mario Gabelli 6,026 sh (unchged)
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Ratios

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history
P/E(ttm) 18.50
TU's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1154 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 28.60 vs. TU: 18.50 )
TU' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 7.63   Max: 25.16
Current: 18.5

7.63
25.16
Forward P/E 15.50
TU's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
81% of the 1154 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 38.46 vs. TU: 15.50 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 18.30
TU's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
89% of the 1154 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 33.70 vs. TU: 18.30 )
TU' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 7.64   Max: 25.32
Current: 18.3

7.64
25.32
P/B 3.40
TU's P/B is ranked higher than
68% of the 1154 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. TU: 3.40 )
TU' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.76   Max: 3.63
Current: 3.4

0.76
3.63
P/S 2.21
TU's P/S is ranked higher than
55% of the 1154 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.83 vs. TU: 2.21 )
TU' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.91   Max: 2.62
Current: 2.21

0.91
2.62
PFCF 34.10
TU's PFCF is ranked higher than
74% of the 1154 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 52.40 vs. TU: 34.10 )
TU' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 7.48   Max: 159.09
Current: 34.1

7.48
159.09
POCF 7.64
TU's POCF is ranked higher than
85% of the 1154 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.84 vs. TU: 7.64 )
TU' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 2.89   Max: 8.58
Current: 7.64

2.89
8.58
EV-to-EBIT 14.68
TU's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
88% of the 1154 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.72 vs. TU: 14.68 )
TU' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 7.6   Max: 15.4
Current: 14.68

7.6
15.4
PEG 4.46
TU's PEG is ranked higher than
92% of the 1154 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. TU: 4.46 )
TU' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.97   Max: 48.41
Current: 4.46

0.97
48.41
Shiller P/E 22.00
TU's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
84% of the 1154 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 208.93 vs. TU: 22.00 )
TU' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 10.14   Max: 48.05
Current: 22

10.14
48.05
Current Ratio 0.62
TU's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
64% of the 1018 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. TU: 0.62 )
TU' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 1.34
Current: 0.62

0.27
1.34
Quick Ratio 0.53
TU's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
63% of the 1018 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. TU: 0.53 )
TU' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 1.28
Current: 0.53

0.25
1.28
Days Inventory 21.20
TU's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
83% of the 1154 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 24.95 vs. TU: 21.20 )
TU' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 5.27   Max: 37.13
Current: 21.2

5.27
37.13
Days Sales Outstanding 39.48
TU's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
87% of the 1154 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 56.50 vs. TU: 39.48 )
TU' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 26.37   Max: 60.28
Current: 39.48

26.37
60.28

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 3.86
TU's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
58% of the 738 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.45 vs. TU: 3.86 )
TU' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.66   Max: 6.7
Current: 3.86

1.66
6.7
Dividend Payout 0.66
TU's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
85% of the 1154 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.26 vs. TU: 0.66 )
TU' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 0.8
Current: 0.66

0.36
0.8
Dividend growth (3y) 11.30
TU's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
89% of the 583 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. TU: 11.30 )
TU' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 34.3
Current: 11.3

0
34.3
Yield on cost (5-Year) 6.15
TU's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
73% of the 747 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.04 vs. TU: 6.15 )
TU' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.69   Max: 10.84
Current: 6.15

2.69
10.84
Share Buyback Rate 1.80
TU's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
92% of the 737 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -0.30 vs. TU: 1.80 )
TU' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 3.7   Max: -12.3
Current: 1.8

Valuation & Return

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Price/DCF (Projected) 1.70
TU's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1154 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. TU: 1.70 )
TU' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.57   Max: 1.68
Current: 1.7

0.57
1.68
Price/Median PS Value 1.20
TU's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
78% of the 1154 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. TU: 1.20 )
TU' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 1.21
Current: 1.2

0.41
1.21
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.70
TU's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1031 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. TU: 6.70 )
TU' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 6.5   Max: 13.2
Current: 6.7

6.5
13.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 7.67
TU's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
82% of the 654 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.41 vs. TU: 7.67 )
TU' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -3.4   Max: 19.1
Current: 7.67

-3.4
19.1

Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services
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TELUS Corp was incorporated under the Company Act (British Columbia) on October 26, 1998, under the name BCT.TELUS Communications Inc. (BCT). On May 3, 2000, BCT changed its name to TELUS Corporation and in February 2005, TELUS Corporation transitioned under the Business Corporations Act (British Columbia), successor to the Company Act (British Columbia). The Company is a telecommunication company, providing telecommunications services and products including wireless, data, Internet protocol, voice and television. It operates in two segments, Wireline and Wireless. The Wireless segment includes voice, data and equipment sales. The Wireline segment includes data (which includes: television; Internet, enhanced data and hosting services; and managed and legacy data services), voice local, voice long distance, and other telecommunications services. The Company competes with telecommunications companies, wireless services entrants, cable-TV providers, other communications companies and emerging over-the-top services; active price and brand competition. The provision of telecommunications services and broadcasting services in Canada is regulated by the CRTC pursuant to the Telecommunications Act and the Broadcasting Act, respectively. In addition, the provision of cellular and other wireless services using radio spectrum is also subject to regulation and licensing by Industry Canada pursuant to the Radio communication Act.
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