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Has the South African Telecom Sector valuation changed over the past few years?
|Sun, 28 Nov 2021||R590.8b||R388.2b||R29.5b||14.1x|
|Tue, 26 Oct 2021||R558.4b||R385.9b||R29.4b||15x|
|Thu, 23 Sep 2021||R560.1b||R385.6b||R29.1b||16.4x|
|Sat, 21 Aug 2021||R543.2b||R385.6b||R29.1b||17.1x|
|Sat, 05 Jun 2021||R488.9b||R384.3b||R33.8b||15.2x|
|Tue, 09 Mar 2021||R422.2b||R380.0b||R36.6b||12.7x|
|Mon, 30 Nov 2020||R403.6b||R369.0b||R34.5b||16.5x|
|Thu, 03 Sep 2020||R383.9b||R359.4b||R33.0b||13.1x|
|Sun, 07 Jun 2020||R361.9b||R352.4b||R28.2b||13.5x|
|Sat, 29 Feb 2020||R376.7b||R345.1b||R26.1b||9.2x|
|Tue, 03 Dec 2019||R453.7b||R340.0b||R27.5b||11x|
|Fri, 06 Sep 2019||R483.7b||R334.6b||R26.4b||12.1x|
|Mon, 10 Jun 2019||R505.3b||R327.9b||R25.4b||12.7x|
|Sun, 03 Mar 2019||R443.1b||R322.1b||R25.6b||14.1x|
|Wed, 05 Dec 2018||R419.8b||R270.1b||R22.8b||11.4x|
Current Industry PE: Investors are relatively neutral on the industry at the moment, considering it's trading close to its 3-year average PE ratio of 13.8x. It appears they believe that earnings will grow in-line with historical growth rates.
Past Earnings Growth: The earnings for companies in the Communication Services industry have grown 9.1% per year over the last three years, and revenues for these companies have grown 13% per year. This means that more sales are being generated by these companies overall, and subsequently their profits are increasing too.
Which industries have driven the changes within the South African Telecom sector?
|Telecom Services and Carriers||-0.45%|
Industry PE: Investors are most optimistic about the Wireless Telecom industry which is trading above its 3-year average PE ratio of 14.7x. This is likely because analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 15%, which is higher than its past year's earnings decline of 30% per year. Meanwhile, investors are most pessimistic about the Telecom Services and Carriers industry, which is trading below its 3-year average of 15.8x.
Forecasted Growth: Analysts are most optimistic on the Media industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 27% over the next 5 years. However this is lower than its past earnings growth rate of 135% per year. Meanwhile, the Telecom Services and Carriers industry is expected to see its earnings grow by 12% per year over the next few years.
Which companies have driven the market over the last 7 days?
African Media Entertainment
Telkom SA SOC
Caxton and CTP Publishers and Printers