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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 0.02
TU's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
60% of the 946 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.31 vs. TU: 0.02 )
TU' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.02

Equity to Asset 0.35
TU's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
75% of the 906 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.38 vs. TU: 0.35 )
TU' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.34   Max: 0.56
Current: 0.35

0.34
0.56
Interest Coverage 5.10
TU's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
75% of the 637 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.37 vs. TU: 5.10 )
TU' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 6.71
Current: 5.1

0.53
6.71
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 1.95
M-Score: -2.86
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 (%) 19.92
TU's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 949 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.00 vs. TU: 19.92 )
TU' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 5.4   Max: 23.49
Current: 19.92

5.4
23.49
Net-margin (%) 11.95
TU's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 949 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.41 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 (%) 17.64
TU's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 919 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.35 vs. TU: 17.64 )
TU' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -3.41   Max: 18
Current: 17.64

-3.41
18
ROA (%) 6.34
TU's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 957 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.44 vs. TU: 6.34 )
TU' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -1.22   Max: 7.48
Current: 6.34

-1.22
7.48
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 27.33
TU's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 955 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 21.42 vs. TU: 27.33 )
TU' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 4.74   Max: 42.63
Current: 27.33

4.74
42.63
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 5.00
TU's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 846 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. TU: 5.00 )
TU' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -6.1   Max: 9.9
Current: 5

-6.1
9.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 3.10
TU's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 755 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. TU: 3.10 )
TU' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -7.5   Max: 13
Current: 3.1

-7.5
13
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 7.20
TU's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 709 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. TU: 7.20 )
TU' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -15.8   Max: 53.1
Current: 7.2

-15.8
53.1
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

TU Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 2,569,300 sh (+10.1%)
Mario Gabelli 6,026 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Ray Dalio 190,000 sh (-18.42%)
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Q1 2014

TU Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 2,654,025 sh (+3.3%)
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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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with TU

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Ray Dalio 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.05%$33.04 - $36.58 $ 36.46%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.05%$32.71 - $35.85 $ 36.45%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Reduce -51.75%0.06%$29.66 - $34.45 $ 36.417%44182
Ray Dalio 2013-09-30 Add 129.01%0.04%$29.66 - $34.45 $ 36.417%232900
Mario Gabelli 2013-09-30 Reduce -24.92%$29.66 - $34.45 $ 36.417%6026
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 New Buy0.11%$28.47 - $37.12 $ 36.45%91571
Ray Dalio 2013-06-30 New Buy0.03%$28.47 - $37.12 $ 36.45%101700
Mario Gabelli 2013-06-30 Add 100%$28.47 - $37.12 $ 36.45%8026
Mario Gabelli 2013-03-31 New Buy$32.265 - $34.79 $ 36.49%4013
Charles Brandes 2011-09-30 Sold Out 0.0074%$23.45 - $27.37 $ 36.442%0
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Ratios

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history
P/E(ttm) 18.70
TU's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1024 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 22.90 vs. TU: 18.70 )
TU' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 7.63   Max: 26.24
Current: 18.7

7.63
26.24
P/B 3.18
TU's P/B is ranked higher than
79% of the 1024 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. TU: 3.18 )
TU' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.76   Max: 3.25
Current: 3.18

0.76
3.25
P/S 2.24
TU's P/S is ranked higher than
75% of the 1024 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. TU: 2.24 )
TU' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.91   Max: 2.62
Current: 2.24

0.91
2.62
PFCF 36.15
TU's PFCF is ranked higher than
83% of the 1024 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 33.14 vs. TU: 36.15 )
TU' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 7.48   Max: 159.09
Current: 36.15

7.48
159.09
EV-to-EBIT 15.00
TU's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
86% of the 1024 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.61 vs. TU: 15.00 )
TU' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 7.6   Max: 15.3
Current: 15

7.6
15.3
PEG 6.45
TU's PEG is ranked higher than
89% of the 1024 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. TU: 6.45 )
TU' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.98   Max: 125.87
Current: 6.45

0.98
125.87
Shiller P/E 21.77
TU's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
89% of the 1024 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 39.83 vs. TU: 21.77 )
TU' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 10.14   Max: 48.05
Current: 21.77

10.14
48.05
Current Ratio 0.69
TU's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
67% of the 931 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. TU: 0.69 )
TU' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 1.4
Current: 0.69

0.24
1.4
Quick Ratio 0.60
TU's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
66% of the 931 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. TU: 0.60 )
TU' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 1.35
Current: 0.6

0.23
1.35

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 3.80
TU's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
57% of the 681 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.49 vs. TU: 3.80 )
TU' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.66   Max: 6.7
Current: 3.8

1.66
6.7
Dividend Payout 0.65
TU's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
81% of the 1024 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.37 vs. TU: 0.65 )
TU' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.18   Max: 3
Current: 0.65

0.18
3
Dividend growth (3y) 10.80
TU's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
90% of the 540 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. TU: 10.80 )
TU' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 34.3
Current: 10.8

0
34.3
Yield on cost (5-Year) 6.01
TU's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
75% of the 690 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.79 vs. TU: 6.01 )
TU' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.63   Max: 10.6
Current: 6.01

2.63
10.6
Share Buyback Rate -0.10
TU's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
85% of the 688 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -0.20 vs. TU: -0.10 )
TU' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 3.7   Max: -12.3
Current: -0.1

Valuation & Return

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Price/DCF (Projected) 1.83
TU's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1024 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.17 vs. TU: 1.83 )
TU' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 1.84
Current: 1.83

0.51
1.84
Price/Median PS Value 1.27
TU's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
76% of the 1024 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. TU: 1.27 )
TU' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 1.47
Current: 1.27

0.27
1.47
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.70
TU's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
85% of the 937 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 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) 7.15
TU's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
82% of the 652 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.28 vs. TU: 7.15 )
TU' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -3.4   Max: 19.1
Current: 7.15

-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, advanced 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 Radiocommunication Act.
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