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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 : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.18
TEO's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
63% of the 416 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.30 vs. TEO: 0.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
TEO' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.32 Max: 30.14
Current: 0.18
0.01
30.14
Equity-to-Asset 0.43
TEO's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
68% of the 413 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 vs. TEO: 0.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
TEO' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.42 Max: 0.6
Current: 0.43
0.01
0.6
Debt-to-Equity 0.84
TEO's Debt-to-Equity is ranked higher than
61% of the 329 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.74 vs. TEO: 0.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
TEO' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.75 Max: 83.32
Current: 0.84
0.01
83.32
Debt-to-EBITDA 2.12
TEO's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
60% of the 338 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.31 vs. TEO: 2.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
TEO' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.13 Max: 0.87
Current: 2.12
0.02
0.87
Interest Coverage 0.57
TEO's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
57% of the 350 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.29 vs. TEO: 0.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
TEO' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.99  Med: 10.55 Max: 50.81
Current: 0.57
4.99
50.81
Piotroski F-Score: 4
Altman Z-Score: 1.79
Beneish M-Score: -1.39
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
vs
history
Operating Margin % 19.52
TEO's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
85% of the 415 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.31 vs. TEO: 19.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
TEO' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.25  Med: 20.44 Max: 23.61
Current: 19.52
17.25
23.61
Net Margin % -11.45
TEO's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
75% of the 415 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.09 vs. TEO: -11.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
TEO' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.45  Med: 11.6 Max: 13.56
Current: -11.45
7.45
13.56
ROE % -19.17
TEO's ROE % is ranked lower than
77% of the 391 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.37 vs. TEO: -19.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
TEO' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.53  Med: 29.47 Max: 35.97
Current: -19.17
21.53
35.97
ROA % -9.43
TEO's ROA % is ranked lower than
75% of the 421 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. TEO: -9.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
TEO' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.2  Med: 14.66 Max: 18.18
Current: -9.43
9.2
18.18
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 35.83
TEO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
75% of the 418 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.16 vs. TEO: 35.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
TEO' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 28.69  Med: 47.28 Max: 52.49
Current: 35.83
28.69
52.49
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 25.10
TEO's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
92% of the 383 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. TEO: 25.10 )
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: 22.3 Max: 29.8
Current: 25.1
-13.4
29.8
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 29.60
TEO's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
87% of the 351 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. TEO: 29.60 )
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: -32.7  Med: 18.2 Max: 73.1
Current: 29.6
-32.7
73.1
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 27.60
TEO's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
81% of the 310 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. TEO: 27.60 )
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: 0  Med: 8.7 Max: 78.8
Current: 27.6
0
78.8
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Guru Trades

Q4 2017

TEO Guru Trades in Q4 2017

Charles Brandes 168,242 sh (New)
Jim Simons 367,019 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 42,296 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 83,200 sh (+57.87%)
Ken Fisher 7,077 sh (-10.43%)
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Q1 2018

TEO Guru Trades in Q1 2018

Ken Fisher 14,568 sh (+105.85%)
Pioneer Investments 42,296 sh (unchged)
Charles Brandes Sold Out
Jim Simons 145,284 sh (-60.42%)
Caxton Associates 48,200 sh (-42.07%)
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Q2 2018

TEO Guru Trades in Q2 2018

Howard Marks 241,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 272,909 sh (+87.85%)
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
Ken Fisher 10,453 sh (-28.25%)
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Q3 2018

TEO Guru Trades in Q3 2018

Howard Marks 712,500 sh (+195.64%)
Ken Fisher 10,453 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 34,709 sh (-87.28%)
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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, TEON.Mexico, TCMFF.USA,
Headquarter Location:Argentina
Telecom Argentina SA is a part of the communication service industry. Its scope of business includes fixed-line public telecommunication services, international long-distance service, data transmission and internet services.

Telecom Argentina SA operates in the telecommunication service industry. The company provides fixed-line telecommunications services in Argentina, and it also offers other telephone-related services such as international long-distance service, data transmission, IT solutions outsourcing and internet services. The company has three main operating segments: Fixed Telecommunications Services, Personal Mobile Telecommunications Services, and Nucleo Mobile Telecommunications Services. Through its subsidiaries, the company also provides mobile telecommunications services and international wholesale services.

Top Ranked Articles about Telecom Argentina SA

Telecom Argentina S.A. announces consolidated nine month period ('9M18') and third quarter results for fiscal year 2018 ('3Q18')*
Telecom Argentina S.A. announces consolidated six month period ('1H18') and second quarter results for fiscal year 2018 ('2Q18')*
Telecom Argentina’s landing station and backhaul are selected for ARBR submarine cable system between Argentina & Brazil
Report: Exploring Fundamental Drivers Behind Telecom Argentina, GasLog, National Retail Properties, Appian, Zscaler, and NantKwest — New Horizons, Emerging Trends, and Upcoming Developments
Telecom Argentina S.A. announces consolidated first quarter results for fiscal year 2018 ('1Q18')*
Telecom Argentina S.A. announces the filing of its form 20-F with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
Telecom Argentina S.A. announces consolidated results for the annual period ('FY17') and fourth quarter for fiscal year 2017 ('4Q17')
Telecom Argentina S.A. announces an Investment Plan for the 2018-2020 triennium, the payment of dividends for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2016 and of interim dividends for the nine-month period ended September 30, 2017
Telecom Argentina S.A. announces the payment of dividends for the fiscal year ended on December 31, 2016

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PB Ratio 2.61
TEO's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
57% of the 391 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.07 vs. TEO: 2.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
TEO' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.97  Med: 2.72 Max: 6.34
Current: 2.61
0.97
6.34
PS Ratio 1.58
TEO's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
51% of the 405 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. TEO: 1.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
TEO' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 1.18 Max: 2.94
Current: 1.58
0.36
2.94
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 14.58
TEO's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
75% of the 218 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.91 vs. TEO: 14.58 )
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: 9.44 Max: 2443.33
Current: 14.58
2.19
2443.33
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 5.77
TEO's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
52% of the 299 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. TEO: 5.77 )
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: 4.85 Max: 10.69
Current: 5.77
1.16
10.69
EV-to-EBIT 14.54
TEO's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
59% of the 333 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.66 vs. TEO: 14.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
TEO' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.2  Med: 6.3 Max: 21.7
Current: 14.54
2.2
21.7
EV-to-EBITDA 8.02
TEO's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
51% of the 364 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.29 vs. TEO: 8.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
TEO' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.4  Med: 3.95 Max: 13
Current: 8.02
1.4
13
EV-to-Revenue 2.55
TEO's EV-to-Revenue is ranked lower than
61% of the 416 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.06 vs. TEO: 2.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
TEO' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 1.2 Max: 4
Current: 2.55
0.4
4
Shiller PE Ratio 51.37
TEO's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
99% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.05 vs. TEO: 51.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
TEO' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.6  Med: 26.3 Max: 682.5
Current: 51.37
10.6
682.5
Current Ratio 0.45
TEO's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
91% of the 414 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. TEO: 0.45 )
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: 0.45
0.16
1.32
Quick Ratio 0.41
TEO's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
91% of the 414 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. TEO: 0.41 )
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: 0.41
0.16
1.21
Days Inventory 15.55
TEO's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
56% of the 316 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.84 vs. TEO: 15.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
TEO' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.04  Med: 42.08 Max: 54.33
Current: 15.55
13.04
54.33
Days Sales Outstanding 35.01
TEO's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
60% of the 404 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 54.05 vs. TEO: 35.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
TEO' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 34.72  Med: 38.15 Max: 51.87
Current: 35.01
34.72
51.87
Days Payable 166.66
TEO's Days Payable is ranked higher than
66% of the 378 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 96.88 vs. TEO: 166.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
TEO' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 113.04  Med: 341.9 Max: 452.93
Current: 166.66
113.04
452.93

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 13.99
TEO's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
97% of the 803 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.09 vs. TEO: 13.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
TEO' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.24  Med: 3.51 Max: 10.26
Current: 13.99
1.24
10.26
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 51.20
TEO's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
96% of the 195 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. TEO: 51.20 )
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: 51.2
Current: 51.2
0
51.2
Forward Dividend Yield % 13.54
TEO's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
97% of the 757 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.54 vs. TEO: 13.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 58.00
TEO's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
99% of the 780 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.09 vs. TEO: 58.00 )
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: 5.14  Med: 14.51 Max: 42.54
Current: 58
5.14
42.54

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 161.28
TEO's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
88% of the 288 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. TEO: 161.28 )
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: 3.77 Max: 177.44
Current: 161.28
0.62
177.44
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 2.51
TEO's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
66% of the 245 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. TEO: 2.51 )
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: 0.95 Max: 5.79
Current: 2.51
0.31
5.79
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.34
TEO's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
78% of the 371 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. TEO: 1.34 )
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: 0.07  Med: 1.06 Max: 2.17
Current: 1.34
0.07
2.17
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 6.88
TEO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
68% of the 426 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.81 vs. TEO: 6.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
TEO' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.6  Med: 15.85 Max: 46.5
Current: 6.88
4.6
46.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 20.83
TEO's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
98% of the 270 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.98 vs. TEO: 20.83 )
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: 4.7  Med: 25.15 Max: 40
Current: 20.83
4.7
40

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $5,686.96
EPS (TTM) $ -0.18
Beta0.07
Volatility41.60%
52-Week Range $15.26 - 40.19
Shares Outstanding (Mil)430.74 (ADR)

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: 44
Positive ROAN
Positive CFROAY
Higher ROA yoyN
CFROA > ROAY
Lower Leverage yoyN
Higher Current Ratio yoyN
Less Shares Outstanding yoyN
Higher Gross Margin yoyY
Higher Asset Turnover yoyY

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