Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.20 (-1.46 %)
(As of 04/20/2021 03:59 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $13.54
50-Day Range
MA: $13.29
52-Week Range
Now: $13.54
Volume763,207 shs
Average Volume7.62 million shs
Market Capitalization$45.14 billion
P/E Ratio28.81
Dividend Yield1.07%
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) provides information and communications technology solutions for service providers. It operates through four segments: Networks, Digital Services, Managed Services, and Emerging Business and Other. The Networks segment offers hardware, software, and related services for radio access and transport, as well as related services, such as design, tuning, network rollout, and customer support. The Digital Services segment provides products and services for operators in the areas of business support systems, operations support systems, cloud core, cloud communication, and cloud infrastructure, as well as consulting, learning, and testing services. The Managed Services segment offers networks and IT managed, network design and optimization, and application development and maintenance services to operators. The Emerging Business and Other segment consists of emerging businesses, including Internet of Things; iconectiv; Cradlepoint that provides wireless edge WAN 4G and 5G enterprise solutions; new businesses; Red Bee Media business; and MediaKind platforms for compression video processing and storage. It operates in North America, Europe and Latin America, the Middle East and Africa, South East Asia, Oceania, India, North East Asia, and internationally. The company was founded in 1876 and is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden.
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Radio & t.v. communications equipment
Current SymbolNASDAQ:ERIC
Year Founded1876



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$24.04 billion
Cash Flow$0.46 per share
Book Value$2.60 per share


Net Income$235.19 million


Outstanding Shares3,334,000,000
Market Cap$45.14 billion
Next Earnings Date4/21/2021 (Confirmed)


Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) (ERIC-A.ST)
March 31, 2021 |
Ericsson opens lab in Canada to test new 5G tech
March 31, 2021 |
Ericsson's Annual General Meeting 2021
March 30, 2021 |
P/E Ratio Insights for Ericsson
March 26, 2021 |
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Overall MarketRank

1.82 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

141st out of 1,547 stocks

Radio & T.V. Communications Equipment Industry

6th out of 52 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.4Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 0.8Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 3.8 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) (NASDAQ:ERIC) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) a buy right now?

16 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 14 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) stock.
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Are investors shorting Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)?

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) saw a drop in short interest during the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 4,090,000 shares, a drop of 37.5% from the March 15th total of 6,540,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 7,720,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 0.5 days.
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When is Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)'s next earnings date?

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, April 21st 2021.
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How can I listen to Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)'s earnings call?

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, April 21st at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)'s earnings last quarter?

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) (NASDAQ:ERIC) released its earnings results on Thursday, January, 28th. The communications equipment provider reported $0.27 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.21 by $0.06. The communications equipment provider had revenue of $69.59 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $67.85 billion. Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 20.57% and a net margin of 6.35%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 4.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm posted $1.33 earnings per share.
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How has Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)'s stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)'s stock was trading at $7.12 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, ERIC shares have increased by 90.9% and is now trading at $13.59.
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How often does Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)?

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) announced a dividend on Wednesday, February 24th. Investors of record on Thursday, April 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.08 per share on Thursday, April 1st. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, March 31st. This is an increase from Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)'s previous dividend of $0.06.
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Is Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) a good dividend stock?

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) pays an annual dividend of $0.15 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.07%. The dividend payout ratio of Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) is 136.36%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on earnings estimates, Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) will have a dividend payout ratio of 19.74% next year. This indicates that Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for ERIC?

16 brokerages have issued 12-month price targets for Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)'s stock. Their forecasts range from $13.00 to $17.00. On average, they anticipate Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)'s share price to reach $14.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 6.7% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)'s key executives?

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)'s management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. E. Börje Ekholm MSc, MBA, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 58) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Arun Bansal, Exec. VP and Head of Market Area Europe & Latin America (Age 53) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Fredrik Jejdling, First Exec. VP, Head of Bus. Area Networks & Head of Segment Networks (Age 52) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Carl Mellander, Sr. VP, CFO and Head of Group Function Fin. & Common Functions (Age 57) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Ms. Eva-Britt Allenius, Chief Accounting Officer
  • Mr. Erik Ekudden, Group CTO, Sr. VP & Head of Group Function Technology (Age 53) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Peter Nyquist, VP & Head of Investor Relations (Age 56) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Xavier Dedullen, Sr. VP, Chief Legal Officer, Head of Group Function Legal Affairs & Compliance and Sec. (Age 57) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Ms. Stella Medlicott, SVP, Chief Marketing & Communications Officer and Head of Group Function Mktg. & Corp. Relations (Age 52) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Ms. MajBritt Arfert, Sr. VP, Chief People Officer & Head of Group Function People (Age 58) (LinkedIn Profile)

What is Börje Ekholm's approval rating as Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)'s CEO?

230 employees have rated Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) CEO Börje Ekholm on Börje Ekholm has an approval rating of 86% among Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)'s employees.

Who are some of Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)'s key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) investors own include Nokia (NOK), NVIDIA (NVDA), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Intel (INTC), Micron Technology (MU), AT&T (T), Alibaba Group (BABA) and Tesla (TSLA).

What is Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)'s stock symbol?

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "ERIC."

Who are Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)'s major shareholders?

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)'s stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Private Capital Group LLC (0.00%).

Which institutional investors are selling Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) stock?

ERIC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Private Capital Group LLC.

How do I buy shares of Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)?

Shares of ERIC can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)'s stock price today?

One share of ERIC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $13.59.

How much money does Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) make?

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) has a market capitalization of $45.31 billion and generates $24.04 billion in revenue each year. The communications equipment provider earns $235.19 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.11 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) have?

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) employs 100,824 workers across the globe.

Does Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ): *REDBACK NETWORKS, AB Aulis, Advanced Computer Communications, Airvana - EVDO business, Allolio&Konrad, Ambient Corporation, Apcera, Aspex Semiconductor, Axxessit AS, Azuki systems, BelAir Networks, CENX, Companía Ericsson S.A.C.I., ConceptWave Software, CradlePoint, Datacenter i Mjärdevi Aktiebolag, Datacenter i Rosersberg AB, Drutt Corporation, Entrisphere, Envivio, Ericpol, Ericsson (China) Company Ltd., Ericsson (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd., Ericsson (Thailand) Ltd., Ericsson A/S, Ericsson AB, Ericsson AG, Ericsson Amplified Technologies, Ericsson Austria GmbH, Ericsson Canada Inc., Ericsson Corporatia AO, Ericsson Credit AB, Ericsson Danmark A/S, Ericsson España S.A., Ericsson Germany GmbH, Ericsson Holding II Inc., Ericsson Holding International B.V., Ericsson Holdings Ltd., Ericsson Hungary Ltd., Ericsson India Global Services PVT. Ltd, Ericsson India Private Ltd., Ericsson Ltd., Ericsson Media Solutions Ltd, Ericsson Participations France SAS, Ericsson Shared Services AB, Ericsson South Africa PTY. Ltd, Ericsson Taiwan Ltd., Ericsson Telecom S.A. de C.V., Ericsson Telecommunications Pte. Ltd., Ericsson Telecomunicazioni S.p.A., Ericsson Television, Ericsson Television AS, Ericsson-LG CO Ltd., FYI Television, Fabrix Systems, GEOSS, L M Ericsson Limited, LHS AG, Marconi Corporation plc, MetraTech, Microsoft Mediaroom, Netspira Networks, Netwise AB, NodePrime, Optimi Corporation, Oy LM Ericsson Ab, Pride SpA, Red Bee Media, Redback Networks, Sentilla, Technicolor - Broadcast Services, Teleca, Teleric Pty Ltd., TimelessMIND, and iconectiv.

When was Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) founded?

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) was founded in 1876.

What is Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)'s official website?

The official website for Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) is

Where are Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)'s headquarters?

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) is headquartered at TORSHAMNSGATAN 21 - 23, STOCKHOLM V7, 16483.

How can I contact Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)?

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)'s mailing address is TORSHAMNSGATAN 21 - 23, STOCKHOLM V7, 16483. The communications equipment provider can be reached via phone at 46-1-071-900-00 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 4/20/2021 by Staff
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