TELUS Company Profile (NYSE:TU)


TELUS logoTELUS Corporation (TELUS) is a telecommunications company. The Company provides a range of telecommunications services and products, including wireless and wireline voice and data. Its data services include Internet protocol, television (TV), hosting, managed information technology and cloud-based services, and certain healthcare solutions. The Company operates through two business segments: Wireless segment and Wireline segment. Its Wireline segment offers products and services, including voice; TELUS TV; Internet protocol (IP) networks and applications; contact center, business process and information technology (IT) outsourcing solutions in over 30 languages; hosting, managed IT and cloud-based services; healthcare, and conferencing and collaboration. The Company offers Wireless services for consumers and businesses across Canada, such as data and voice, and mobile applications, as well as devices, which include smartphones, tablets and wearable technology.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Utilities
  • Industry: Wireless Communications
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: TU
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $33.59
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $33.28
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $32.55
  • 52-Week Range: $28.70 - $34.12
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 21.06
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 15.08
  • P/E Growth: 3.98
  • Market Cap: $19.57B
  • Outstanding Shares: 590,000,000
  • Beta: 0.89
  • Net Margins: 9.58%
  • Return on Equity: 19.03%
  • Return on Assets: 5.61%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.40%
  • Current Ratio: 0.57%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.51%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for TELUS (NYSE:TU) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 4 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.67)
Consensus Price Target: $42.50 (28.13% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for TELUS (NYSE:TU)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/16/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingOverweight$36.00 -> $38.00View Rating Details
2/7/2017National Bank FinancialUpgradeSector Perform -> OutperformView Rating Details
2/6/2017Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuy$47.00View Rating Details
11/7/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
8/11/2016DesjardinsUpgradeHold -> BuyView Rating Details
3/23/2016TD SecuritiesDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
2/15/2016Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingOutperform$43.00 -> $41.00View Rating Details
1/26/2016MacquarieUpgradeNeutral -> OutperformView Rating Details
12/18/2015ScotiabankDowngradeOutperform -> Sector PerformView Rating Details
12/17/2015Howard WeilDowngradeOutperform -> Sector PerformView Rating Details
12/17/2015Royal Bank of CanadaDowngradeOutperform -> Sector Perform$47.00 -> $41.00View Rating Details
12/4/2015Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Initiated CoverageNeutralView Rating Details
5/8/2015J P Morgan Chase & CoBoost Price TargetNeutral$44.00 -> $45.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/25/2015 forward)


Earnings History for TELUS (NYSE:TU)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
2/9/2017Q416$0.44$0.40$3.22 billion$3.30 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/5/2016Q216$0.69$0.70$3.19 billion$3.15 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2016Q1 16$0.71$0.64$3.11 billion$3.11 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/11/2016$0.55$0.54$3.25 billion$3.22 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/5/2015Q315$0.35$0.50$3.16 million$3.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/7/2015Q215$0.66$0.54$3.10 billion$3.10 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2015$0.54$0.58$3.02 billion$3.03 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/12/2015Q4$0.52$0.51$3.11 billion$3.13 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/6/2014Q413$0.61$0.64$3.03 billion$3.03 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/7/2014Q2$0.54$0.58$2.96 billion$2.95 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/9/2014$0.56$0.57ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/13/2014Q4$0.43$0.45ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/8/2013Q313$0.54$0.56$2.90 billion$2.87 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/9/2013Q113$0.54$0.56$2.78 billion$2.76 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/15/2013Q412$0.86$0.89$2.82 billion$2.85 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for TELUS (NYSE:TU)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.06 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.20 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20164$0.45$0.57$0.52
Q2 20164$0.50$0.53$0.52
Q3 20163$0.49$0.50$0.50
Q4 20164$0.43$0.52$0.46
Q1 20171$0.55$0.55$0.55
Q2 20171$0.54$0.54$0.54
Q3 20171$0.52$0.52$0.52
Q4 20171$0.49$0.49$0.49
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for TELUS (NYSE:TU)
Annual Dividend:$1.43
Dividend Yield:4.31%
Dividend Growth:1.80% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:91.67% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
69.42% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
65.00% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for TELUS (NYSE:TU)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for TELUS (NYSE:TU)
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Latest Headlines for TELUS (NYSE:TU)
DateHeadline logoTelus Corporation: Still a Core Holding? (NYSE:TU) - February 23 at 10:50 PM
News IconShares Worth Watching: TELUS Corporation (NYSE:TU) - Rockville Register (NYSE:TU) - February 23 at 2:35 AM logoRRSP Investors: Should You Buy Telus Corporation or Royal Bank of Canada Today? - The Motley Fool Canada (NYSE:TU) - February 23 at 2:35 AM
News IconStock ABR Of TELUS Corporation (NYSE:TU) At 2 - Stock Observer (NYSE:TU) - February 23 at 2:35 AM logo2 Top Dividend Stocks for Any Investor (NYSE:TU) - February 20 at 8:26 AM logoTelus Corporation Is an Absolute Steal at Current Levels (NYSE:TU) - February 18 at 9:19 AM
News IconDividend Growth of TELUS Corporation(TU) - Morning Outlook (NYSE:TU) - February 17 at 6:55 PM logoRRSP Investors: Should You Buy Fortis Inc. or Telus Corporation? (NYSE:TU) - February 16 at 8:14 PM logo9:28 am Telus and Bell are moving forward under their agreement to have approx. 25% of MTS' postpaid wireless customers assigned to TELUS and to have TELUS assume 13 retail locations in Manitoba for approx. C$300 mln (NYSE:TU) - February 16 at 8:14 PM logoTELUS Corp. :TU-US: Earnings Analysis: 2016 By the Numbers : February 13, 2017 (NYSE:TU) - February 14 at 6:44 AM
News Icon(T) Earns "Sector Perform" Rating from Royal Bank Of Canada (NYSE:TU) - February 12 at 2:02 AM logoTELUS Corp. :TU-US: Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2016 By the Numbers : February 10, 2017 (NYSE:TU) - February 12 at 2:02 AM
News IconTELUS Corporation (NYSE:TU) EPS Projection Set At $0.4633 - Transcript Daily (NYSE:TU) - February 11 at 6:01 AM
News IconStock ABR Of TELUS Corporation (NYSE:TU) At 2.22 | Stock Observer - Stock Observer (NYSE:TU) - February 10 at 6:15 AM
News IconTELUS Corporation (USA) (TU) Releases Earnings Results, Misses Expectations By $-0.06 EPS - Highland Mirror (NYSE:TU) - February 10 at 6:15 AM logoTelus Sees Higher Earnings, Revenue In FY17 - Quick Facts (NYSE:TU) - February 9 at 6:20 AM logoTELUS Corp Bottom Line Retreats 69% In Q4 (NYSE:TU) - February 9 at 6:20 AM logoTELUS reports strong results for fourth quarter 2016 and Announces 2017 financial targets (NYSE:TU) - February 9 at 6:20 AM logoCanada's Telus quarterly profit falls 67 pct (NYSE:TU) - February 9 at 6:20 AM logoTelus upgraded by National Bank Financial (NYSE:TU) - February 8 at 8:11 AM logoTELUS Corporation (NYSE:TU) EPS Projection At $0.48 - (NYSE:TU) - February 6 at 11:02 PM
News IconShares of TELUS Corporation (TU) Sees Large Inflow of Net Money Flow - Morning Outlook (NYSE:TU) - February 3 at 6:24 AM logoTELUS Corp. : TU-US: Dividend Analysis : December 09th, 2016 (record date) : By the numbers : January 30, 2017 (NYSE:TU) - January 31 at 5:58 AM
News IconEarnings in Full Force, Analysts Take Aim at TELUS Corporation (NYSE:TU) - Wall Street Beacon (NYSE:TU) - January 29 at 11:04 PM logoGrowth vs. Dividend Stocks: How to Choose Using This 1 Metric (NYSE:TU) - January 25 at 8:01 AM logoNew collective agreement between TELUS and the SQET ratified (NYSE:TU) - January 25 at 8:01 AM logoTELUS invests $1 million to bring wireless service to Highway 29 between Hudson’s Hope and the Highway 97 Junction (NYSE:TU) - January 25 at 8:01 AM
News IconWill The Needle Move For TELUS Corporation (NYSE:TU) Shares This Earnings Season? - Wall Street Beacon (NYSE:TU) - January 20 at 7:20 AM logo2 Solid Dividend-Growth Picks for RRSP Investors (NYSE:TU) - January 17 at 10:33 AM
News IconABR Of TELUS Corporation (NYSE:TU) Stock At 2.3 - Stock Observer (NYSE:TU) - January 12 at 6:00 AM logoTelus Corporation: Is This Canada's Best Dividend Stock? - The Motley Fool Canada (NYSE:TU) - January 11 at 7:43 AM
News IconTELUS Corporation (NYSE:TU) Stock ABR At 2.44 - Stock Observer (NYSE:TU) - January 6 at 6:18 AM
News IconAnalysts at Barclays PLC increases price target at Telus Corp. (NYSE:TU) - BNB Daily (blog) (NYSE:TU) - January 6 at 6:18 AM logoTELUS Corporation (NYSE:TU) EPS Estimaged At $0.52 - (NYSE:TU) - January 1 at 1:51 AM logoTelus Corporation: The Right Stock Heading into 2017? (NYSE:TU) - December 27 at 7:59 PM logoTELUS Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : TU-US : December 21, 2016 (NYSE:TU) - December 22 at 5:28 AM logo7:02 am Telus intends to purchase and cancel up to 1,000,000 of its common shares through one or more private agreements with an arm's-length third-party seller (NYSE:TU) - December 20 at 4:59 PM
News IconIs TELUS Corporation (USA) (TU) Worthy of Your Portfolio? (NYSE:TU) - December 16 at 3:13 PM logoTELUS Corp. – Value Analysis (NYSE:TU) : December 12, 2016 (NYSE:TU) - December 12 at 8:59 PM logoETFs with exposure to TELUS Corp. : December 12, 2016 (NYSE:TU) - December 12 at 8:59 PM
News IconUpdate on TELUS Corporation (NYSE:TU) for the day - Twin County News (NYSE:TU) - December 11 at 7:15 PM
News IconTrading Indicator Check on TELUS Corporation (TU) - Yankee Analysts (NYSE:TU) - December 11 at 7:15 PM logoTELUS Corporation (NYSE:TU) Is Expected To Post EPS Of $0.52 - (NYSE:TU) - December 11 at 8:28 AM logoTELUS Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : TU-US : December 9, 2016 (NYSE:TU) - December 9 at 9:18 PM logoTELUS CORPORATION (NYSE:TU) - December 6 at 7:56 PM
News IconWhy TELUS Corporation (NYSE:TU) Is Making Noise? - Transcript Daily (NYSE:TU) - December 5 at 3:39 PM logoTELUS invites Montrealers to share in the holiday magic by celebrating the beauty of Montreal (NYSE:TU) - December 5 at 3:39 PM
News IconTop Gainers of the Day: TELUS Corporation (NYSE:TU) from Wireless Communications (NYSE:TU) - December 3 at 7:16 PM
News IconTELUS Corporation (NYSE:TU) Projected to Report EPS Of $0.52 - Stock Observer (NYSE:TU) - December 2 at 7:56 PM
News IconTELUS Corporation (NYSE:TU) from Wireless Communications – Todays Top Gains (NYSE:TU) - December 1 at 8:44 AM


What is TELUS's stock symbol?

TELUS trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "TU."

How often does TELUS pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for TELUS?

TELUS declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, February 10th. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 10th will be given a dividend of $0.3668 per share on Monday, April 3rd. This represents a $1.47 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.42%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, March 8th.

Where is TELUS's stock going? Where will TELUS's stock price be in 2017?

6 brokerages have issued 1 year price targets for TELUS's shares. Their forecasts range from $38.00 to $47.00. On average, they anticipate TELUS's stock price to reach $42.50 in the next twelve months.

Who owns TELUS stock?

TELUS's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include FMR LLC (3.92%), I.G. Investment Management LTD. (3.25%), Letko Brosseau & Associates Inc. (1.77%), Guardian Capital LP (0.70%), Franklin Resources Inc. (0.68%) and Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.58%).

Who sold TELUS stock? Who is selling TELUS stock?

TELUS's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Intact Investment Management Inc., I.G. Investment Management LTD., Two Sigma Investments LP, Guardian Capital LP, Allianz Asset Management AG, O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC, Bank of Nova Scotia Trust Co. and AMF Pensionsforsakring AB.

Who bought TELUS stock? Who is buying TELUS stock?

TELUS's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including DZ BANK AG Deutsche Zentral Genossenschafts Bank Frankfurt am Main, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Fiera Capital Corp, Scotia Capital Inc., Letko Brosseau & Associates Inc., FMR LLC, Denver Investment Advisors LLC and Renaissance Technologies LLC.

How do I buy TELUS stock?

Shares of TELUS can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of TELUS stock cost?

One share of TELUS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $33.17.

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Last Updated on 2/25/2017 by Staff