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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.41
TLKGY's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
50% of the 471 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 vs. TLKGY: 0.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
TLKGY' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.26 Max: 1.01
Current: 0.41
0.04
1.01
Equity-to-Asset 0.57
TLKGY's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
75% of the 459 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. TLKGY: 0.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
TLKGY' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 0.53 Max: 0.59
Current: 0.57
0.32
0.59
Interest Coverage 8.64
TLKGY's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
53% of the 375 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.54 vs. TLKGY: 8.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
TLKGY' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.38  Med: 5.96 Max: 17.34
Current: 8.64
2.38
17.34
Piotroski F-Score: 4
Altman Z-Score: 2.58
Beneish M-Score: -2.00
WACC vs ROIC
13.81%
13.95%
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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 12.28
TLKGY's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
66% of the 466 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.29 vs. TLKGY: 12.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
TLKGY' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -34.67  Med: 13.13 Max: 36.29
Current: 12.28
-34.67
36.29
Net Margin % 8.52
TLKGY's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
71% of the 469 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.48 vs. TLKGY: 8.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
TLKGY' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -36.58  Med: 10.81 Max: 68.6
Current: 8.52
-36.58
68.6
ROE % 13.76
TLKGY's ROE % is ranked higher than
71% of the 446 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.53 vs. TLKGY: 13.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
TLKGY' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -49.53  Med: 13.13 Max: 116.03
Current: 13.76
-49.53
116.03
ROA % 7.76
TLKGY's ROA % is ranked higher than
80% of the 478 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.37 vs. TLKGY: 7.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
TLKGY' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -24.99  Med: 6.67 Max: 52.54
Current: 7.76
-24.99
52.54
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 19.79
TLKGY's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
61% of the 471 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.01 vs. TLKGY: 19.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
TLKGY' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -36.31  Med: 14.08 Max: 107.82
Current: 19.79
-36.31
107.82
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 4.50
TLKGY's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
61% of the 411 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. TLKGY: 4.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
TLKGY' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.5  Med: -0.4 Max: 11.8
Current: 4.5
-16.5
11.8
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 6.30
TLKGY's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
64% of the 358 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. TLKGY: 6.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
TLKGY' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -49.6  Med: 3.5 Max: 41
Current: 6.3
-49.6
41
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Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services  
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Traded in other countries:TZL1.Germany, TKG.South Africa,
Headquarter Location:South africa
Telkom SA SOC Ltd is a communication service provider in South Africa. It provides telecommunication, multimedia, technology, information and other related information technology services to Telkom's customers, as well as mobile communication services.

Telkom SA provides fixed-line voice and data communications services in South Africa. The fixed-line segment has more than 4.5 million access lines in South Africa, where fixed-line penetration is 9.3%. Telkom offers wireless data services through subsidiary Swiftnet. The firm owns 75% of Multi-Links, a mobile operation in Nigeria with 1.78 million subscribers. The firm also owns Africa Online, which has more than 17,000 Internet customers throughout the continent.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 9.96
TLKGY's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
89% of the 319 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.00 vs. TLKGY: 9.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
TLKGY' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 9.73 Max: 18.46
Current: 9.96
0.45
18.46
Forward PE Ratio 12.50
TLKGY's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
83% of the 106 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.88 vs. TLKGY: 12.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 9.97
TLKGY's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
89% of the 318 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.88 vs. TLKGY: 9.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
TLKGY' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 10.26 Max: 248.56
Current: 9.97
0.41
248.56
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 12.22
TLKGY's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
72% of the 218 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.21 vs. TLKGY: 12.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
TLKGY' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44  Med: 8.89 Max: 35.9
Current: 12.22
0.44
35.9
PB Ratio 1.33
TLKGY's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
72% of the 428 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.25 vs. TLKGY: 1.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
TLKGY' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.26  Med: 1.09 Max: 3
Current: 1.33
0.26
3
PS Ratio 0.93
TLKGY's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
72% of the 450 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. TLKGY: 0.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
TLKGY' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.77 Max: 2.25
Current: 0.93
0.2
2.25
EV-to-EBIT 7.67
TLKGY's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
88% of the 354 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.44 vs. TLKGY: 7.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
TLKGY' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.7  Med: 6.6 Max: 13
Current: 7.67
-1.7
13
EV-to-EBITDA 3.73
TLKGY's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
90% of the 387 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.61 vs. TLKGY: 3.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
TLKGY' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 3.1 Max: 7
Current: 3.73
0.4
7
PEG Ratio 36.75
TLKGY's PEG Ratio is ranked lower than
93% of the 152 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.71 vs. TLKGY: 36.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
TLKGY' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 2.48 Max: 48.58
Current: 36.75
0.03
48.58
Shiller PE Ratio 5.34
TLKGY's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 124 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.88 vs. TLKGY: 5.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
TLKGY' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.83  Med: 2.58 Max: 6.43
Current: 5.34
0.83
6.43
Current Ratio 0.90
TLKGY's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
62% of the 465 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. TLKGY: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
TLKGY' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 0.84 Max: 1.24
Current: 0.9
0.47
1.24
Quick Ratio 0.80
TLKGY's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
63% of the 465 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. TLKGY: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
TLKGY' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 0.79 Max: 1.12
Current: 0.8
0.4
1.12
Days Inventory 30.07
TLKGY's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
74% of the 353 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.03 vs. TLKGY: 30.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
TLKGY' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 30.07  Med: 37.92 Max: 162.24
Current: 30.07
30.07
162.24

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 5.52
TLKGY's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
82% of the 770 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.48 vs. TLKGY: 5.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
TLKGY' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.69  Med: 3.77 Max: 20.13
Current: 5.52
2.69
20.13
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.40
TLKGY's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
72% of the 314 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.76 vs. TLKGY: 0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
TLKGY' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.5 Max: 13.94
Current: 0.4
0.01
13.94
Forward Dividend Yield % 10.49
TLKGY's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
96% of the 715 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.91 vs. TLKGY: 10.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 5.52
TLKGY's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
97% of the 813 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.23 vs. TLKGY: 5.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
TLKGY' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.69  Med: 3.77 Max: 20.13
Current: 5.52
2.69
20.13
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.40
TLKGY's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
66% of the 280 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.70 vs. TLKGY: -0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
TLKGY' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1  Med: 0.7 Max: 2.8
Current: -0.4
-1
2.8

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 1.62
TLKGY's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
74% of the 322 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.99 vs. TLKGY: 1.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
TLKGY' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.34  Med: 1.45 Max: 2102.4
Current: 1.62
0.34
2102.4
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.20
TLKGY's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 430 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. TLKGY: 1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
TLKGY' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 1.46 Max: 2.58
Current: 1.2
0
2.58
Price-to-Graham-Number 0.85
TLKGY's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked higher than
85% of the 208 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. TLKGY: 0.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
TLKGY' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 0.97 Max: 37.54
Current: 0.85
0.11
37.54
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 13.04
TLKGY's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
91% of the 479 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.48 vs. TLKGY: 13.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
TLKGY' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -125.2  Med: 12.1 Max: 208.5
Current: 13.04
-125.2
208.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -6.87
TLKGY's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
82% of the 262 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.69 vs. TLKGY: -6.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
TLKGY' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -69.3  Med: -7.8 Max: 23
Current: -6.87
-69.3
23

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $2,778.55
EPS (TTM) $ 1.82
Beta1.58
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $16.22 - 25.16
Shares Outstanding (Mil)131.74 (ADR)

Analyst Estimate

Mar17 Mar18 Mar19
Revenue (Mil $) 2,922 2,898 2,886
EPS ($) 1.57 1.58 1.60
EPS without NRI ($) 1.57 1.58 1.60
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($) 0.98 0.99 1.00
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