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Saudi Arabian (Tadawul) Telecom Sector Analysis

UpdatedNov 29, 2022
DataAggregated Company Financials
  • 7D-0.2%
  • 3M-8.4%
  • 1Y-9.6%
  • YTD-10.9%

The Telecom industry has stayed flat over the last week. Unfortunately though, the industry is down 9.6% over the past 12 months. Earnings are forecast to grow by 5.9% annually.

Sector Valuation and Performance

Has the Saudi Arabian Telecom Sector valuation changed over the past few years?

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPEAbsolute PEPS
Tue, 29 Nov 2022ر.س247.7bر.س95.8bر.س14.7b20.7x16.9x2.6x
Thu, 27 Oct 2022ر.س265.0bر.س94.5bر.س13.9b21.9x19x2.8x
Sat, 24 Sep 2022ر.س250.4bر.س94.3bر.س13.9b22x18.1x2.7x
Mon, 22 Aug 2022ر.س275.3bر.س94.0bر.س13.8b22.5x20x2.9x
Wed, 20 Jul 2022ر.س258.0bر.س92.5bر.س13.5b23.4x19.1x2.8x
Fri, 17 Jun 2022ر.س265.5bر.س92.4bر.س13.4b23.2x19.9x2.9x
Sun, 15 May 2022ر.س288.6bر.س92.1bر.س13.3b26.2x21.7x3.1x
Tue, 12 Apr 2022ر.س300.9bر.س90.3bر.س13.1b29.7x23x3.3x
Thu, 10 Mar 2022ر.س289.5bر.س90.0bر.س13.0b29.8x22.3x3.2x
Sat, 05 Feb 2022ر.س296.4bر.س88.7bر.س13.0b29.6x22.8x3.3x
Mon, 03 Jan 2022ر.س279.2bر.س88.7bر.س13.0b27.4x21.5x3.1x
Wed, 01 Dec 2021ر.س273.6bر.س88.7bر.س13.0b24.6x21.1x3.1x
Fri, 29 Oct 2021ر.س284.1bر.س87.7bر.س12.7b32.1x22.4x3.2x
Sun, 26 Sep 2021ر.س311.6bر.س86.6bر.س12.5b32.3x25x3.6x
Tue, 24 Aug 2021ر.س311.6bر.س86.6bر.س12.5b31.9x25x3.6x
Wed, 30 Jun 2021ر.س317.4bر.س86.6bر.س12.5b35x25.5x3.7x
Sat, 03 Apr 2021ر.س297.5bر.س85.3bر.س12.3b24.4x24.3x3.5x
Tue, 05 Jan 2021ر.س253.5bر.س83.5bر.س12.3b25.6x20.6x3x
Fri, 09 Oct 2020ر.س237.7bر.س81.7bر.س11.6b25.8x20.5x2.9x
Thu, 02 Jul 2020ر.س230.6bر.س81.3bر.س11.5b20.7x20.1x2.8x
Sun, 05 Apr 2020ر.س202.5bر.س79.9bر.س11.5b18.5x17.6x2.5x
Wed, 08 Jan 2020ر.س236.4bر.س79.1bر.س11.3b22.2x20.8x3x
Price to Earnings Ratio


Total Market Cap: ر.س215.8bTotal Earnings: ر.س12.6bTotal Revenue: ر.س78.6bTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
Saudi Arabian Telecom Sector Price to Earnings3Y Average 21.1x202020212022
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are pessimistic on the Saudi Communication Services industry, indicating that they anticipate long term growth rates will be lower than they have historically.
  • The industry is trading at a PE ratio of 16.9x which is lower than its 3-year average PE of 21.1x.
  • The 3-year average PS ratio of 3.1x is higher than the industry's current PS ratio of 2.6x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for companies in the Communication Services industry have grown 5.2% per year over the last three years.
  • Revenues for these companies have grown 6.9% per year.
  • This means that more sales are being generated by these companies overall, and subsequently their profits are increasing too.

Industry Trends

Which industries have driven the changes within the Saudi Arabian Telecom sector?

SA Market-2.39%
Telecom Services and Carriers0.12%
Interactive Media and Services0%
Wireless Telecom-2.11%
Industry PE
  • Investors are most optimistic about the Media industry even though it's trading below its 3-year average PE ratio of 36.3x.
    • It looks like they are confident that earnings will grow faster in the future than they have historically.
  • Investors are most pessimistic about the Telecom Services and Carriers industry, which is trading below its 3-year average of 19.5x.
Forecasted Growth
  • Analysts are most optimistic on the Wireless Telecom industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 9.3% over the next 5 years.
  • However this is lower than its past earnings growth rate of 73% per year.
  • In contrast, the Telecom Services and Carriers industry is expected to see its earnings grow by 5.2% per year over the next few years.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

Which companies have driven the market over the last 7 days?

CompanyLast Price7D1YValuation
4210 Saudi Research and Media Groupر.س187.602.0%
7020 Etihad Etisalatر.س36.050.8%
4071 Arabian Contracting Servicesر.س110.801.3%
7040 Etihad Atheeb Telecommunicationر.س57.200.9%
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