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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 0.01
TU's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
99% of the 454 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. TU: 0.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
TU' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.01 Max: N/A
Current: 0.01
Equity to Asset 0.29
TU's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
70% of the 431 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 vs. TU: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
TU' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.29  Med: 0.39 Max: 0.56
Current: 0.29
0.29
0.56
Interest Coverage 5.16
TU's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
65% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.93 vs. TU: 5.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
TU' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.53  Med: 4.14 Max: 6.71
Current: 5.16
0.53
6.71
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 1.68
M-Score: -2.99
WACC vs ROIC
5.49%
9.95%
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 (%) 19.90
TU's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 454 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.29 vs. TU: 19.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
TU' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 5.4  Med: 19.51 Max: 23.49
Current: 19.9
5.4
23.49
Net-margin (%) 11.63
TU's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 454 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.42 vs. TU: 11.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
TU' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -3.27  Med: 10.39 Max: 13.86
Current: 11.63
-3.27
13.86
ROE (%) 18.26
TU's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 433 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.88 vs. TU: 18.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
TU' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -3.57  Med: 13.42 Max: 18.42
Current: 18.26
-3.57
18.42
ROA (%) 5.89
TU's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 462 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.29 vs. TU: 5.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
TU' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -1.22  Med: 5.29 Max: 7.48
Current: 5.89
-1.22
7.48
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 26.98
TU's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 456 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.12 vs. TU: 26.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
TU' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 5.61  Med: 24.80 Max: 28.28
Current: 26.98
5.61
28.28
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 6.60
TU's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 388 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. TU: 6.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
TU' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -6.1  Med: 3.65 Max: 9.9
Current: 6.6
-6.1
9.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 5.50
TU's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 326 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. TU: 5.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
TU' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -7.5  Med: 3.30 Max: 13
Current: 5.5
-7.5
13
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 7.30
TU's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 297 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. TU: 7.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
TU' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -15.8  Med: 6.20 Max: 53.1
Current: 7.3
-15.8
53.1
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

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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Q1 2015

TU Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Joel Greenblatt 21,778 sh (New)
Jim Simons 3,134,300 sh (+6.38%)
Mario Gabelli 6,026 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
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Q2 2015

TU Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Ray Dalio 30,400 sh (New)
Jim Simons 3,141,100 sh (+0.22%)
Mario Gabelli 6,026 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 18.08
TU's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
50% of the 307 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.60 vs. TU: 18.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
TU' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 7.63  Med: 16.97 Max: 25.16
Current: 18.08
7.63
25.16
Forward P/E 15.70
TU's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
51% of the 191 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.72 vs. TU: 15.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 18.50
TU's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
54% of the 305 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.40 vs. TU: 18.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
TU' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 7.64  Med: 16.97 Max: 25.32
Current: 18.5
7.64
25.32
P/B 3.38
TU's P/B is ranked lower than
70% of the 419 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.14 vs. TU: 3.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
TU' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.76  Med: 2.06 Max: 3.63
Current: 3.38
0.76
3.63
P/S 2.10
TU's P/S is ranked lower than
66% of the 447 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. TU: 2.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
TU' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.91  Med: 1.85 Max: 2.62
Current: 2.1
0.91
2.62
POCF 7.08
TU's POCF is ranked higher than
52% of the 315 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.48 vs. TU: 7.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
TU' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 2.89  Med: 6.08 Max: 8.58
Current: 7.08
2.89
8.58
EV-to-EBIT 15.15
TU's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
52% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.06 vs. TU: 15.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
TU' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 7.6  Med: 12.20 Max: 16
Current: 15.15
7.6
16
PEG 4.51
TU's PEG is ranked lower than
71% of the 143 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.02 vs. TU: 4.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
TU' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.97  Med: 3.75 Max: 48.41
Current: 4.51
0.97
48.41
Shiller P/E 20.90
TU's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
61% of the 216 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.11 vs. TU: 20.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
TU' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 10.14  Med: 19.32 Max: 48.05
Current: 20.9
10.14
48.05
Current Ratio 0.54
TU's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
85% of the 448 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. TU: 0.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
TU' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.24  Med: 0.56 Max: 1.4
Current: 0.54
0.24
1.4
Quick Ratio 0.46
TU's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
87% of the 448 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. TU: 0.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
TU' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.23  Med: 0.51 Max: 1.35
Current: 0.46
0.23
1.35
Days Inventory 21.28
TU's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
62% of the 345 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.66 vs. TU: 21.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
TU' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 5.27  Med: 22.28 Max: 37.13
Current: 21.28
5.27
37.13
Days Sales Outstanding 35.98
TU's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
66% of the 379 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 46.64 vs. TU: 35.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
TU' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 26.37  Med: 39.48 Max: 60.28
Current: 35.98
26.37
60.28

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 4.19
TU's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
53% of the 685 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.44 vs. TU: 4.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
TU' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.66  Med: 3.72 Max: 6.7
Current: 4.19
1.66
6.7
Dividend Payout 0.69
TU's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
50% of the 353 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.68 vs. TU: 0.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
TU' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.18  Med: 0.56 Max: 3
Current: 0.69
0.18
3
Dividend growth (3y) 11.30
TU's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
68% of the 189 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. TU: 11.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
TU' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0  Med: 9.75 Max: 34.3
Current: 11.3
0
34.3
Yield on cost (5-Year) 6.78
TU's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
74% of the 685 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.63 vs. TU: 6.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
TU' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.69  Med: 6.02 Max: 10.84
Current: 6.78
2.69
10.84
Share Buyback Rate 1.80
TU's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
84% of the 309 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.00 vs. TU: 1.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
TU' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 3.7  Med: -0.25 Max: -12.3
Current: 1.8

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Projected FCF 1.40
TU's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
76% of the 227 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. TU: 1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
TU' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.51  Med: 1.35 Max: 2.27
Current: 1.4
0.51
2.27
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 1.42
TU's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked higher than
58% of the 38 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. TU: 1.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 1.01
TU's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
65% of the 410 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. TU: 1.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
TU' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.25  Med: 0.86 Max: 1.4
Current: 1.01
0.25
1.4
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 6.63
TU's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 451 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. TU: 6.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
TU' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 6.2  Med: 8.20 Max: 13.2
Current: 6.63
6.2
13.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 6.59
TU's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 240 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.63 vs. TU: 6.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
TU' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -3.4  Med: 7.70 Max: 19.1
Current: 6.59
-3.4
19.1

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17
EPS($) 1.91 2.05 2.17
EPS without NRI($) 1.91 2.05 2.17

Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services
Compare:CHU, VOD, T, VZ, AMOV » details
Traded in other countries:T.Canada,
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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