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Also traded in: Argentina, Germany, USA

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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.64
TEO's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
57% of the 471 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 vs. TEO: 0.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
TEO' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.33 Max: 30.14
Current: 0.64
0.01
30.14
Equity-to-Asset 0.44
TEO's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
58% of the 458 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. TEO: 0.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
TEO' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.41 Max: 0.6
Current: 0.44
0.01
0.6
Interest Coverage 4.62
TEO's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
61% of the 374 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.45 vs. TEO: 4.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
TEO' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.14  Med: 10.22 Max: 40.7
Current: 4.62
4.14
40.7
Piotroski F-Score: 7
Altman Z-Score: 2.83
Beneish M-Score: -3.42
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 : 9/10

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industry
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history
Operating Margin % 15.72
TEO's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
74% of the 466 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.50 vs. TEO: 15.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
TEO' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.71  Med: 17.95 Max: 21.58
Current: 15.72
14.71
21.58
Net Margin % 9.00
TEO's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
72% of the 469 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.49 vs. TEO: 9.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
TEO' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.45  Med: 11.26 Max: 13.56
Current: 9
7.45
13.56
ROE % 26.69
TEO's ROE % is ranked higher than
89% of the 446 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.63 vs. TEO: 26.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
TEO' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.53  Med: 29.47 Max: 34.84
Current: 26.69
21.53
34.84
ROA % 11.26
TEO's ROA % is ranked higher than
90% of the 478 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. TEO: 11.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
TEO' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.2  Med: 14.28 Max: 18.18
Current: 11.26
9.2
18.18
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 41.91
TEO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
79% of the 471 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.09 vs. TEO: 41.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
TEO' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 28.52  Med: 42.59 Max: 52.49
Current: 41.91
28.52
52.49
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 25.30
TEO's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
92% of the 412 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. TEO: 25.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
TEO' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.4  Med: 22.2 Max: 29.8
Current: 25.3
-13.4
29.8
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 19.90
TEO's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
84% of the 358 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. TEO: 19.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
TEO' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12  Med: 17.6 Max: 27.6
Current: 19.9
-12
27.6
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 7.80
TEO's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
71% of the 303 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -4.30 vs. TEO: 7.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
TEO' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -35.9  Med: 11.4 Max: 78.8
Current: 7.8
-35.9
78.8
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Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services    NAICS: 517110    SIC: 4813
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Traded in other countries:TECO2.Argentina, TEO.Germany, TCMFF.USA,
Headquarter Location:Argentina
Telecom Argentina SA provides fixed-line telecommunications services in Argentina, It also provides international long-distance service, data transmission, IT solutions outsourcing and Internet services; and mobile telecommunications services.

Telecom Argentina is one of two incumbent telecom operators in Argentina, with about 4 million fixed lines and 14 million wireless customers. The firm offers wireless services in Argentina under the Telecom Personal brand and is one of the largest mobile phone operators in Argentina. In addition, the firm provides cellular services in Paraguay under the name Nucleo and has about 1.8 million users.

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Ratios

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history
PE Ratio 15.76
TEO's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
64% of the 320 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.06 vs. TEO: 15.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
TEO' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.4  Med: 10.63 Max: 42.3
Current: 15.76
3.4
42.3
PE Ratio without NRI 15.76
TEO's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
65% of the 319 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 21.00 vs. TEO: 15.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
TEO' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.74  Med: 10.63 Max: 42.04
Current: 15.76
3.74
42.04
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 19.70
TEO's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
56% of the 218 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. TEO: 19.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
TEO' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.61  Med: 9.45 Max: 525.45
Current: 19.7
2.61
525.45
PB Ratio 3.70
TEO's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
72% of the 427 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.31 vs. TEO: 3.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
TEO' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.97  Med: 2.87 Max: 6.93
Current: 3.7
0.97
6.93
PS Ratio 1.47
TEO's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 450 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. TEO: 1.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
TEO' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 1.17 Max: 2.06
Current: 1.47
0.36
2.06
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 21.04
TEO's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
58% of the 216 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.20 vs. TEO: 21.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
TEO' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.19  Med: 8.92 Max: 3054.17
Current: 21.04
2.19
3054.17
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 5.07
TEO's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
70% of the 293 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.53 vs. TEO: 5.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
TEO' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.16  Med: 4.58 Max: 10.69
Current: 5.07
1.16
10.69
EV-to-EBIT 5.16
TEO's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
93% of the 353 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.19 vs. TEO: 5.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
TEO' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.2  Med: 5.8 Max: 23.8
Current: 5.16
2.2
23.8
EV-to-EBITDA 2.96
TEO's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
93% of the 389 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.65 vs. TEO: 2.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
TEO' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.4  Med: 3.7 Max: 8.3
Current: 2.96
1.4
8.3
PEG Ratio 0.96
TEO's PEG Ratio is ranked higher than
83% of the 150 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.79 vs. TEO: 0.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
TEO' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 0.87 Max: 11.05
Current: 0.96
0.22
11.05
Shiller PE Ratio 28.22
TEO's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
70% of the 124 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.70 vs. TEO: 28.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
TEO' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.68  Med: 24.24 Max: 682.5
Current: 28.22
10.68
682.5
Current Ratio 1.02
TEO's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
54% of the 463 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. TEO: 1.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
TEO' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.75 Max: 1.32
Current: 1.02
0.16
1.32
Quick Ratio 0.94
TEO's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
57% of the 463 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. TEO: 0.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
TEO' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.7 Max: 1.21
Current: 0.94
0.16
1.21
Days Inventory 87.31
TEO's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
92% of the 353 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.01 vs. TEO: 87.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
TEO' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.17  Med: 50.84 Max: 87.31
Current: 87.31
12.17
87.31
Days Sales Outstanding 52.93
TEO's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
56% of the 350 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 46.01 vs. TEO: 52.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
TEO' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 34.72  Med: 36.29 Max: 52.93
Current: 52.93
34.72
52.93
Days Payable 392.70
TEO's Days Payable is ranked higher than
93% of the 308 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 65.44 vs. TEO: 392.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
TEO' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 113.04  Med: 365.59 Max: 532.69
Current: 392.7
113.04
532.69

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield % 2.82
TEO's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
65% of the 780 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.92 vs. TEO: 2.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
TEO' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.24  Med: 3.44 Max: 6.53
Current: 2.82
1.24
6.53
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.40
TEO's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
73% of the 314 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.77 vs. TEO: 0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
TEO' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 0.33 Max: 0.5
Current: 0.4
0.24
0.5
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 26.00
TEO's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
84% of the 202 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. TEO: 26.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
TEO' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 26
Current: 26
0
26
Forward Dividend Yield % 2.92
TEO's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
60% of the 714 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.95 vs. TEO: 2.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 5.15
TEO's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
56% of the 809 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.34 vs. TEO: 5.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
TEO' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.26  Med: 6.28 Max: 11.93
Current: 5.15
2.26
11.93

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 5.67
TEO's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
70% of the 321 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.02 vs. TEO: 5.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
TEO' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.62  Med: 3.37 Max: 29
Current: 5.67
0.62
29
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 2.96
TEO's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
77% of the 247 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. TEO: 2.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
TEO' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 0.92 Max: 3.52
Current: 2.96
0.31
3.52
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) 0.55
TEO's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked higher than
86% of the 36 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. TEO: 0.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.21
TEO's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
63% of the 430 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. TEO: 1.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
TEO' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 1.01 Max: 1.83
Current: 1.21
0.08
1.83
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 0.99
TEO's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked higher than
74% of the 88 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. TEO: 0.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
TEO' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 0.81 Max: 1.99
Current: 0.99
0.22
1.99
Price-to-Graham-Number 1.99
TEO's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked higher than
50% of the 206 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. TEO: 1.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
TEO' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.59  Med: 1.24 Max: 30.26
Current: 1.99
0.59
30.26
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 19.37
TEO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
95% of the 479 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. TEO: 19.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
TEO' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.2  Med: 17.2 Max: 46.5
Current: 19.37
4.2
46.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 16.35
TEO's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
73% of the 262 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.60 vs. TEO: 16.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
TEO' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.5  Med: 15.85 Max: 37.2
Current: 16.35
4.5
37.2

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $3,669.92
EPS (TTM) $ 1.68
Beta1.27
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $17.04 - 26.30
Shares Outstanding (Mil)193.83 (ADR)
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