NYSE:TEF - Telefonica Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $8.79 +0.10 (+1.15 %) (As of 01/21/2019 01:53 PM ET)Previous Close$8.69Today's Range$8.75 - $8.8252-Week Range$7.70 - $10.57Volume1.19 million shsAverage Volume1.64 million shsMarket Capitalization$45.64 billionP/E Ratio10.46Dividend Yield4.05%Beta0.72 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Telefónica, S.A. provides mobile and fixed communication services primarily in the European Union and Latin America. The company's mobile and related services and products comprise mobile voice, value added, mobile data and Internet, wholesale, corporate, roaming, fixed wireless, and trunking and paging services. Its fixed telecommunication services include PSTN lines; ISDN accesses; public telephone services; local, domestic, and international long-distance and fixed-to-mobile communications; corporate communications; supplementary and business oriented value-added; video telephony; intelligent network; and telephony information services. The company also leases and sells handset equipment, as well as provides Internet and broadband multimedia services comprising Internet service provider; portal and network; retail and wholesale broadband access; narrowband switched access to Internet; high-speed Internet services through fiber to the home; and voice over Internet protocol services. In addition, it offers data and business-solutions services that include leased lines; virtual private network; fiber optics; hosting and application; outsourcing and consultancy; desktop; and system integration and professional services. Further, the company offers wholesale services for telecommunication operators, including domestic interconnection; international wholesale; leased lines for other operators' network deployment; and local loop leasing under the unbundled local loop regulation framework, as well as bit stream services, wholesale line rental accesses, and leased ducts for other operators' fiber deployment. Additionally, it provides Internet protocol television (TV), over-the-top network TV, cable and satellite TV, and pay TV services; M2M connectivity platforms; and financial and other payment, security, cloud computing, advertising, big data, and digital telco experience services. The company was founded in 1924 and is based in Madrid, Spain. Receive TEF News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for TEF and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Telephone communication, except radio Sub-IndustryN/A SectorUtilities Current SymbolNYSE:TEF Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A Webwww.telefonica.com Phone34-91-482-8700Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.88 Current Ratio0.78 Quick Ratio0.72Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio10.46 Forward P/E Ratio9.16 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$58.75 billion Price / Sales0.78 Cash Flow$0.8924 per share Price / Cash Flow9.85 Book Value$5.79 per share Price / Book1.52Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.84 Net Income$3.54 billion Net Margins7.25% Return on Equity16.65% Return on Assets3.77%Miscellaneous Employees122,718 Outstanding Shares5,192,130,000Market Cap$45.64 billion OptionableOptionable Telefonica (NYSE:TEF) Frequently Asked Questions What is Telefonica's stock symbol? Telefonica trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "TEF." How often does Telefonica pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Telefonica? Telefonica announced a Semi-Annual dividend on Tuesday, December 4th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, December 19th will be paid a dividend of $0.194 per share on Friday, January 4th. This represents a dividend yield of 5.22%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, December 18th. This is an increase from Telefonica's previous Semi-Annual dividend of $0.17. View Telefonica's Dividend History. How were Telefonica's earnings last quarter? Telefonica S.A. (NYSE:TEF) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October, 31st. The utilities provider reported $0.24 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.19 by $0.05. The utilities provider earned $13.60 billion during the quarter. Telefonica had a net margin of 7.25% and a return on equity of 16.65%. View Telefonica's Earnings History. When is Telefonica's next earnings date? Telefonica is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 28th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Telefonica. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Telefonica? 8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Telefonica in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 2 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Telefonica. Has Telefonica been receiving favorable news coverage? News coverage about TEF stock has trended positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Telefonica earned a coverage optimism score of 2.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the utilities provider a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days. Are investors shorting Telefonica? Telefonica saw a decrease in short interest during the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totalling 5,530,617 shares, a decrease of 42.4% from the December 14th total of 9,597,197 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 2,095,543 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.6 days. View Telefonica's Current Options Chain. Who are some of Telefonica's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Telefonica include Nippon Telegraph & Telephone (NTTYY), SoftBank Group (SFTBY), America Movil SAB de CV ADR Series L (AMX), China Telecom (CHA), Orange (ORAN), BCE (BCE), SINGAPORE TELEC/S (SGAPY), VIVENDI SA/ADR (VIVHY), BT Group (BT), Telenor ASA (TELNY), Telekomnks Indn Prsr Tbk Prshn Prsrn (TLK), Swisscom (SCMWY), Telstra (TLSYY), Sprint (S) and Telefonica Brasil (VIV). Who are Telefonica's key executives? Telefonica's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. José María Álvarez-Pallete López, Chairman & CEO (Age 56)Mr. Ángel Vilá Boix, COO & Exec. Director (Age 55)Ms. Laura Abasolo García de Baquedano, Chief Fin. & Control Officer (Age 47)Mr. Enrique Blanco, Global Chief Technology OfficerPablo Eguiron Vidarte, Head of Investor Relations Who are Telefonica's major shareholders? Telefonica's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Landsberg Bennett & Dubbaneh LLC (0.00%), Virtu Financial LLC (0.00%), Fox Run Management L.L.C. (0.00%), Quadrant Capital Group LLC (0.00%) and Legacy Financial Advisors Inc. (0.00%). Which major investors are selling Telefonica stock? TEF stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Virtu Financial LLC. Which major investors are buying Telefonica stock? TEF stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Landsberg Bennett & Dubbaneh LLC, Fox Run Management L.L.C., Quadrant Capital Group LLC and Legacy Financial Advisors Inc.. How do I buy shares of Telefonica? Shares of TEF can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Telefonica's stock price today? One share of TEF stock can currently be purchased for approximately $8.79. How big of a company is Telefonica? Telefonica has a market capitalization of $45.64 billion and generates $58.75 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $3.54 billion in net income (profit) each year or $0.84 on an earnings per share basis. Telefonica employs 122,718 workers across the globe. What is Telefonica's official website? The official website for Telefonica is http://www.telefonica.com. How can I contact Telefonica? Telefonica's mailing address is Distrito Telefonica Ronda de la Comunicacion s/n, Madrid U3, 28050. The utilities provider can be reached via phone at 34-91-482-8700 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Telefonica (NYSE TEF)Community Ranking: 2.2 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 516 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 653 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,169MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Telefonica and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe TEF will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe TEF will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 1/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Why is Cost of Capital Important?