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NYSE:TEF

Telefónica Competitors

$4.34
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(As of 02/26/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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$4.31
Now: $4.34
$4.40
50-Day Range
$4.34
MA: $4.52
$4.84
52-Week Range
$3.22
Now: $4.34
$6.30
Volume3.86 million shs
Average Volume1.84 million shs
Market Capitalization$22.53 billion
P/E Ratio108.53
Dividend Yield7.62%
Beta0.86

Competitors

Telefónica (NYSE:TEF) Vs. AMX, BCE, ORAN, TLK, LSXMB, and LSXMA

Should you be buying TEF stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the industry of "telephone communication, except radio" are considered alternatives and competitors to Telefónica, including América Móvil (AMX), BCE (BCE), Orange (ORAN), Perusahaan Perseroan (Persero) PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia Tbk (TLK), The Liberty SiriusXM Group (LSXMB), and The Liberty SiriusXM Group (LSXMA).

América Móvil (NYSE:AMX) and Telefónica (NYSE:TEF) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, valuation, institutional ownership, profitability, risk and analyst recommendations.

Dividends

América Móvil pays an annual dividend of $0.37 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.9%. Telefónica pays an annual dividend of $0.34 per share and has a dividend yield of 7.8%. América Móvil pays out 34.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Telefónica pays out 46.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Telefónica has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Telefónica is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

7.4% of América Móvil shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.9% of Telefónica shares are held by institutional investors. 1.0% of América Móvil shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.0% of Telefónica shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares América Móvil and Telefónica's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
América Móvil2.73%12.08%1.65%
Telefónica1.01%14.31%2.68%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares América Móvil and Telefónica's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
América Móvil$52.35 billion0.79$3.59 billion$1.0611.98
Telefónica$54.24 billion0.42$1.28 billion$0.735.95

América Móvil has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Telefónica. Telefónica is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than América Móvil, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for América Móvil and Telefónica, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
América Móvil03402.57
Telefónica312201.94

América Móvil currently has a consensus price target of $12.1667, indicating a potential downside of 4.20%. Telefónica has a consensus price target of $5.00, indicating a potential upside of 15.21%. Given Telefónica's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Telefónica is more favorable than América Móvil.

Volatility & Risk

América Móvil has a beta of 0.72, indicating that its stock price is 28% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Telefónica has a beta of 0.86, indicating that its stock price is 14% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

América Móvil beats Telefónica on 9 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

BCE (NYSE:BCE) and Telefónica (NYSE:TEF) are both large-cap utilities companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, dividends, earnings, risk, institutional ownership, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for BCE and Telefónica, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
BCE16202.11
Telefónica312201.94

BCE presently has a consensus price target of $58.4375, indicating a potential upside of 36.66%. Telefónica has a consensus price target of $5.00, indicating a potential upside of 15.21%. Given BCE's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe BCE is more favorable than Telefónica.

Risk and Volatility

BCE has a beta of 0.39, meaning that its stock price is 61% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Telefónica has a beta of 0.86, meaning that its stock price is 14% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

BCE pays an annual dividend of $2.62 per share and has a dividend yield of 6.1%. Telefónica pays an annual dividend of $0.34 per share and has a dividend yield of 7.8%. BCE pays out 99.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Telefónica pays out 46.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. BCE has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and Telefónica has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Telefónica is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Profitability

This table compares BCE and Telefónica's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
BCE10.21%16.12%4.61%
Telefónica1.01%14.31%2.68%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

45.0% of BCE shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.9% of Telefónica shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.2% of BCE shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.0% of Telefónica shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares BCE and Telefónica's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
BCE$18.06 billion2.14$2.40 billion$2.6416.20
Telefónica$54.24 billion0.42$1.28 billion$0.735.95

BCE has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Telefónica. Telefónica is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than BCE, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

BCE beats Telefónica on 10 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

Telefónica (NYSE:TEF) and Orange (NYSE:ORAN) are both large-cap utilities companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, valuation, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings, risk and profitability.

Volatility and Risk

Telefónica has a beta of 0.86, suggesting that its share price is 14% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Orange has a beta of 0.24, suggesting that its share price is 76% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

0.9% of Telefónica shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.8% of Orange shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.0% of Telefónica shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Telefónica and Orange's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Telefónica1.01%14.31%2.68%
OrangeN/AN/AN/A

Dividends

Telefónica pays an annual dividend of $0.34 per share and has a dividend yield of 7.8%. Orange pays an annual dividend of $0.71 per share and has a dividend yield of 6.1%. Telefónica pays out 46.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Orange pays out 62.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Telefónica has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Telefónica is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Telefónica and Orange's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Telefónica$54.24 billion0.42$1.28 billion$0.735.95
Orange$47.31 billion0.65$3.37 billion$1.1410.15

Orange has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Telefónica. Telefónica is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Orange, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Telefónica and Orange, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Telefónica312201.94
Orange04502.56

Telefónica currently has a consensus target price of $5.00, suggesting a potential upside of 15.21%. Given Telefónica's higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Telefónica is more favorable than Orange.

Summary

Telefónica beats Orange on 12 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Telefónica (NYSE:TEF) and Perusahaan Perseroan (Persero) PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia Tbk (NYSE:TLK) are both large-cap utilities companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, valuation, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings, risk and profitability.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Telefónica and Perusahaan Perseroan (Persero) PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia Tbk's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Telefónica$54.24 billion0.42$1.28 billion$0.735.95
Perusahaan Perseroan (Persero) PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia Tbk$9.49 billion2.50$1.37 billionN/AN/A

Perusahaan Perseroan (Persero) PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia Tbk has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Telefónica.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Telefónica and Perusahaan Perseroan (Persero) PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia Tbk, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Telefónica312201.94
Perusahaan Perseroan (Persero) PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia Tbk00103.00

Telefónica currently has a consensus target price of $5.00, suggesting a potential upside of 15.21%. Given Telefónica's higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Telefónica is more favorable than Perusahaan Perseroan (Persero) PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia Tbk.

Volatility and Risk

Telefónica has a beta of 0.86, suggesting that its share price is 14% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Perusahaan Perseroan (Persero) PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia Tbk has a beta of 0.73, suggesting that its share price is 27% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Telefónica and Perusahaan Perseroan (Persero) PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia Tbk's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Telefónica1.01%14.31%2.68%
Perusahaan Perseroan (Persero) PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia Tbk17.14%19.17%9.46%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

0.9% of Telefónica shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 3.7% of Perusahaan Perseroan (Persero) PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia Tbk shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.0% of Telefónica shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Dividends

Telefónica pays an annual dividend of $0.34 per share and has a dividend yield of 7.8%. Perusahaan Perseroan (Persero) PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia Tbk pays an annual dividend of $0.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.5%. Telefónica pays out 46.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Telefónica has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Telefónica is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

The Liberty SiriusXM Group (NASDAQ:LSXMB) and Telefónica (NYSE:TEF) are both large-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, valuation, dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability and institutional ownership.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations for The Liberty SiriusXM Group and Telefónica, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
The Liberty SiriusXM Group0000N/A
Telefónica312201.94

Telefónica has a consensus target price of $5.00, suggesting a potential upside of 15.21%. Given Telefónica's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Telefónica is more favorable than The Liberty SiriusXM Group.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

0.0% of The Liberty SiriusXM Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.9% of Telefónica shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.0% of Telefónica shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Volatility and Risk

The Liberty SiriusXM Group has a beta of 1.41, indicating that its share price is 41% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Telefónica has a beta of 0.86, indicating that its share price is 14% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares The Liberty SiriusXM Group and Telefónica's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
The Liberty SiriusXM GroupN/AN/AN/A
Telefónica1.01%14.31%2.68%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares The Liberty SiriusXM Group and Telefónica's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
The Liberty SiriusXM Group$7.79 billion1.95N/AN/AN/A
Telefónica$54.24 billion0.42$1.28 billion$0.735.95

Telefónica has higher revenue and earnings than The Liberty SiriusXM Group.

Summary

Telefónica beats The Liberty SiriusXM Group on 9 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

Telefónica (NYSE:TEF) and The Liberty SiriusXM Group (NASDAQ:LSXMA) are both large-cap utilities companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, risk, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and valuation.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Telefónica and The Liberty SiriusXM Group, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Telefónica312201.94
The Liberty SiriusXM Group00703.00

Telefónica presently has a consensus price target of $5.00, suggesting a potential upside of 15.21%. The Liberty SiriusXM Group has a consensus price target of $50.2857, suggesting a potential upside of 13.23%. Given Telefónica's higher possible upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Telefónica is more favorable than The Liberty SiriusXM Group.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

0.9% of Telefónica shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 27.2% of The Liberty SiriusXM Group shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.0% of Telefónica shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Risk and Volatility

Telefónica has a beta of 0.86, suggesting that its share price is 14% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, The Liberty SiriusXM Group has a beta of 1.27, suggesting that its share price is 27% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Telefónica and The Liberty SiriusXM Group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Telefónica1.01%14.31%2.68%
The Liberty SiriusXM Group3.34%1.21%0.59%

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Telefónica and The Liberty SiriusXM Group's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Telefónica$54.24 billion0.42$1.28 billion$0.735.95
The Liberty SiriusXM Group$7.79 billion1.94$106 million$1.5329.03

Telefónica has higher revenue and earnings than The Liberty SiriusXM Group. Telefónica is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than The Liberty SiriusXM Group, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.


Telefónica Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
América Móvil logo
AMX
América Móvil
2.1$12.70-1.3%$41.58 billion$52.35 billion31.75
BCE logo
BCE
BCE
2.1$42.76-1.9%$38.67 billion$18.06 billion22.87
Orange logo
ORAN
Orange
1.8$11.57-2.8%$30.76 billion$47.31 billion10.15Analyst Report
Perusahaan Perseroan (Persero) PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia Tbk logo
TLK
Perusahaan Perseroan (Persero) PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia Tbk
0.9$23.98-0.6%$23.76 billion$9.49 billion18.03
The Liberty SiriusXM Group logo
LSXMB
The Liberty SiriusXM Group
0.6$44.63-0.0%$15.19 billion$7.79 billion61.99Gap Down
The Liberty SiriusXM Group logo
LSXMA
The Liberty SiriusXM Group
1.2$44.41-1.0%$15.12 billion$7.79 billion61.68News Coverage
Lumen Technologies logo
LUMN
Lumen Technologies
1.8$12.29-1.1%$13.48 billion$22.40 billion10.33Dividend Announcement
Telefônica Brasil logo
VIV
Telefônica Brasil
1.8$7.87-2.9%$13.29 billion$10.98 billion14.05Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
Gap Down
The Liberty SiriusXM Group logo
LSXMK
The Liberty SiriusXM Group
1.7$44.12-1.5%$10.14 billion$7.79 billion61.28
PLDT logo
PHI
PLDT
1.3$26.36-0.7%$5.69 billion$3.32 billion11.12Upcoming Earnings
TIMB
TIM
1.6$11.45-4.0%$5.54 billion$4.22 billion13.47Gap Down
KT logo
KT
KT
1.1$11.29-3.0%$5.54 billion$20.72 billion10.55Gap Down
Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri A.S. logo
TKC
Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri A.S.
1.6$5.44-3.1%$4.79 billion$3.75 billion8.50
Telephone and Data Systems logo
TDS
Telephone and Data Systems
2.4$17.89-1.3%$3.83 billion$5.18 billion9.37Analyst Report
News Coverage
VG
Vonage
1.0$13.22-3.2%$3.29 billion$1.19 billion-132.19Analyst Report
Gap Up
Telecom Argentina logo
TEO
Telecom Argentina
1.6$5.96-2.2%$2.57 billion$4.00 billion20.55Analyst Upgrade
High Trading Volume
News Coverage
Shenandoah Telecommunications logo
SHEN
Shenandoah Telecommunications
1.7$44.35-0.2%$2.21 billion$633.91 million24.37Earnings Announcement
Analyst Upgrade
The Liberty Braves Group logo
BATRK
The Liberty Braves Group
1.0$28.79-0.5%$1.15 billion$476 million-9.89News Coverage
Cincinnati Bell logo
CBB
Cincinnati Bell
1.0$15.28-0.0%$774.41 million$1.54 billion-9.55
ATN International logo
ATNI
ATN International
1.4$48.68-5.5%$773.92 million$438.72 million-243.40Earnings Announcement
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Gap Up
ATEX
Anterix
1.5$42.23-1.6%$742.66 million$1.56 million0.00Insider Buying
News Coverage
Gap Down
IDT logo
IDT
IDT
0.9$17.95-2.3%$457.94 million$1.35 billion14.96Upcoming Earnings
Gap Down
Consolidated Communications logo
CNSL
Consolidated Communications
1.7$5.26-0.6%$417.70 million$1.34 billion9.92Earnings Announcement
News Coverage
Atento logo
ATTO
Atento
1.2$22.52-2.1%$337.76 million$1.71 billion-5.92Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
Gap Down
Alaska Communications Systems Group logo
ALSK
Alaska Communications Systems Group
1.1$3.27-0.0%$176.92 million$231.69 million19.24
GTT Communications logo
GTT
GTT Communications
1.9$1.88-16.0%$110.58 million$1.73 billion-0.66Upcoming Earnings
High Trading Volume
Gap Down
CXDO
Crexendo
1.6$5.87-2.4%$105.44 million$14.44 million97.85Gap Up
Otelco logo
OTEL
Otelco
0.8$11.57-0.1%$39.48 million$62.77 million5.79
This page was last updated on 2/28/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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