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 (IP), 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 wireless and wireline businesses are primarily operated through TELUS Communications Company (TCC). The Company offers business services, including healthcare, across wireless and wireline are supported through TELUS sales representatives, product specialists, independent dealers and online self-serve applications for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs). Its business process outsourcing services are supported through sales representatives and client relationship management teams.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Utilities
  • Industry: Wireless Communications
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:TU
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $20.19 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 591,000,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $33.30
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $32.59
  • 52 Week Range: $30.31 - $34.20
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 21.65
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 16.12
  • P/E Growth: 4.76
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $9.41 billion
  • Price / Sales: 2.15
  • Book Value: $10.09 per share
  • Price / Book: 3.39
  • Annual Dividend: $1.43
  • Dividend Yield: 4.5%
  • EBIDTA: $3.07 billion
  • 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%
  • Average Volume: 396,215 shs.
  • Beta: 0.89
  • Short Ratio: 12.21

Frequently Asked Questions for TELUS (NYSE:TU)

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 announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, May 11th. Stockholders of record on Friday, June 9th will be paid a dividend of $0.4925 per share on Tuesday, July 4th. This represents a $1.97 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 5.77%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, June 7th. This is a boost from TELUS's previous quarterly dividend of $0.37. View TELUS's Dividend History.

How were TELUS's earnings last quarter?

TELUS Co. (NYSE:TU) announced its earnings results on Friday, August, 5th. The company reported $0.70 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.69 by $0.01. The firm had revenue of $3.15 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.19 billion. TELUS had a net margin of 9.58% and a return on equity of 19.03%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 1.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.66 EPS. View TELUS's Earnings History.

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

6 brokerages have issued twelve-month price targets for TELUS's stock. Their forecasts range from $38.00 to $47.00. On average, they expect TELUS's share price to reach $42.50 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for TELUS.

Who are some of TELUS's key competitors?

Who owns TELUS stock?

TELUS's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include TD Asset Management Inc. (4.20%), FMR LLC (3.63%), Bank of Montreal Can (3.45%), Beutel Goodman & Co Ltd. (1.98%), Letko Brosseau & Associates Inc. (1.76%) and Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec (1.58%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for TELUS.

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 FMR LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Swiss National Bank, Citadel Advisors LLC, Morgan Stanley, TD Asset Management Inc., AGF Investments Inc. and Bank of Nova Scotia. View Insider Buying and Selling for TELUS.

Who bought TELUS stock? Who is buying TELUS stock?

TELUS's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of Montreal Can, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, Bank of America Corp DE, Vanguard Group Inc., Sentry Investments Corp., Beutel Goodman & Co Ltd. and Montrusco Bolton Investments Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for TELUS.

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 $34.17.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for TELUS (NYSE:TU) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 5 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.83)
Consensus Price Target: $42.50 (24.38% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for TELUS (NYSE:TU)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/8/2017Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuy$47.00LowView Rating Details
4/5/2017CIBCUpgradeSector Perform -> Sector OutperformMediumView Rating Details
2/16/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingOverweight$36.00 -> $38.00N/AView Rating Details
2/7/2017National Bank FinancialUpgradeSector Perform -> OutperformN/AView Rating Details
11/7/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
8/11/2016DesjardinsUpgradeHold -> BuyN/AView Rating Details
3/23/2016TD SecuritiesDowngradeBuy -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
2/15/2016Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingOutperform$43.00 -> $41.00N/AView Rating Details
1/26/2016MacquarieUpgradeNeutral -> OutperformN/AView Rating Details
12/18/2015ScotiabankDowngradeOutperform -> Sector PerformN/AView Rating Details
12/17/2015Howard WeilDowngradeOutperform -> Sector PerformN/AView Rating Details
12/17/2015Royal Bank of CanadaDowngradeOutperform -> Sector Perform$47.00 -> $41.00N/AView Rating Details
12/4/2015Goldman Sachs Group IncInitiated CoverageNeutralN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/25/2015 forward)


Earnings History for TELUS (NYSE:TU)
Earnings by Quarter for TELUS (NYSE:TU)
Earnings History by Quarter 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
5/8/2014$0.56$0.57$2.60 billion$2.66 billionViewN/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)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.95
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20173$0.48$0.55$0.52
Q2 20171$0.50$0.50$0.50
Q3 20171$0.50$0.50$0.50
Q4 20171$0.43$0.43$0.43
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for TELUS (NYSE:TU)
Next Dividend:7/4/2017
Annual Dividend:$1.43
Dividend Yield:4.18%
Dividend Growth:1.80% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:91.67% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
71.86% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
67.45% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for TELUS (NYSE:TU)

Dividend History by Quarter 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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Headline Trends for TELUS (NYSE:TU)
Latest Headlines for TELUS (NYSE:TU)
DateHeadline logoETFs with exposure to TELUS Corp. : May 23, 2017 - May 23 at 7:46 PM logoTELUS Co. (TU) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from Brokerages - May 22 at 12:46 PM logo2 Excellent Dividend Stocks to Buy and Hold for Decades - May 19 at 6:25 PM logo2 Stocks That Just Raised Their Dividends by 2-10% - May 15 at 7:31 PM logoTELUS Corp. :TU-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 15, 2017 - May 15 at 7:31 PM logoDesjardins Weighs in on TELUS Co.'s Q2 2017 Earnings (TU) - May 15 at 7:04 AM logoTELUS (TU) Surpasses Earnings and Revenue Estimates in Q1 - May 12 at 3:32 PM logoStock Market News for May 12, 2017 - May 12 at 3:32 PM logoTELUS Co. (TU) to Issue Dividend Increase - $0.49 Per Share - May 11 at 2:46 PM logoTELUS Co. (TU) Expected to Earn Q1 2017 Earnings of $0.52 Per Share - May 11 at 7:24 AM logoTELUS reaches $150 billion investment milestone in time for Canada's 150th Birthday - May 9 at 9:56 AM logoWill TELUS (TU) Disappoint Investors this Earnings Season? - May 9 at 9:56 AM logoCanaccord Genuity Reiterates "Buy" Rating for TELUS Co. (TU) - May 8 at 11:43 AM logoTELUS Co. Forecasted to Post Q1 2017 Earnings of $0.48 Per Share (TU) - May 5 at 7:38 AM logoFY2017 Earnings Forecast for TELUS Co. Issued By Cormark (TU) - May 4 at 2:58 PM logoTELUS Co. (TU) Downgraded to Sell at Zacks Investment Research - May 4 at 1:52 PM logoSomewhat Critical Media Coverage Unlikely to Affect TELUS (TU) Share Price - May 2 at 5:26 PM logoSomewhat Favorable Press Coverage Likely to Impact TELUS (TU) Stock Price - April 29 at 5:03 PM logoTELUS (TU) Receives Daily Media Sentiment Score of 0.21 - April 25 at 4:35 PM logoHow to Make Good Use of Your TFSA - April 24 at 9:50 AM logoTELUS investit 80 millions de dollars dans la grande région de Québec en 2017 et connecte des milliers de foyers et entreprises à la fibre optique - April 24 at 9:50 AM logoTELUS to bring next generation wireless technology and WiFi to Old Port of Montreal - April 20 at 11:32 AM logoTELUS Co. (TU) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to "Hold" - April 18 at 1:30 PM logoTELUS Co. (TU) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.55 Per Share - April 17 at 8:16 PM logoTELUS (TU) Given Daily Media Sentiment Score of 0.31 - April 17 at 2:36 PM logoTELUS (TU) Earns Coverage Optimism Score of 0.46 - April 14 at 11:40 AM logoTELUS Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : TU-US : April 6, 2017 - April 7 at 1:08 PM logoTELUS Co. (TU) Upgraded by CIBC to "Sector Outperform" - April 6 at 1:01 AM logoTELUS Co. (TU) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts - March 31 at 1:14 PM logoTELUS Co. (TU) Rating Lowered to Sell at Zacks Investment Research - March 27 at 12:59 PM logoTELUS Co. (TU) Upgraded to "Hold" by Zacks Investment Research - March 23 at 10:35 AM logoTELUS CORP Financials - March 23 at 5:20 AM logoTELUS Co. (T) Given Average Rating of “Hold” by Brokerages - March 8 at 3:49 PM logoTELUS closes US and Canadian debt offerings - March 6 at 12:00 PM logoTELUS announces $1 million in community funding for Manitoba - February 28 at 11:21 AM logoRRSP Investors: Should You Buy Telus Corporation or Royal Bank of Canada Today? - The Motley Fool Canada - February 23 at 2:35 AM 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 - February 16 at 8:14 PM logoTELUS Corp. :TU-US: Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2016 By the Numbers : February 10, 2017 - February 12 at 2:02 AM logoTelus Sees Higher Earnings, Revenue In FY17 - Quick Facts - February 9 at 6:20 AM logoTELUS Corp Bottom Line Retreats 69% In Q4 - February 9 at 6:20 AM logoTELUS reports strong results for fourth quarter 2016 and Announces 2017 financial targets - February 9 at 6:20 AM logoCanada's Telus quarterly profit falls 67 pct - February 9 at 6:20 AM logoTelus upgraded by National Bank Financial - February 8 at 8:11 AM logoGrowth vs. Dividend Stocks: How to Choose Using This 1 Metric - January 25 at 8:01 AM logoTelus Corporation: Is This Canada's Best Dividend Stock? - The Motley Fool Canada - January 11 at 7:43 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 - December 20 at 4:59 PM logoTELUS CORPORATION - December 6 at 7:56 PM logoTELUS invites Montrealers to share in the holiday magic by celebrating the beauty of Montreal - December 5 at 3:39 PM



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