TLS Stock Overview
Telstra Corporation Limited provides telecommunications and information services to businesses, governments, and individuals in Australia and internationally.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||AU$3.93|
|52 Week High||AU$4.31|
|52 Week Low||AU$3.04|
|1 Month Change||-5.30%|
|3 Month Change||0.26%|
|1 Year Change||25.16%|
|3 Year Change||23.20%|
|5 Year Change||-22.49%|
|Change since IPO||5.93%|
Recent News & Updates
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|TLS||AU Telecom||AU Market|
Return vs Industry: TLS exceeded the Australian Telecom industry which returned 15.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: TLS exceeded the Australian Market which returned 2.6% over the past year.
|TLS Average Weekly Movement||2.3%|
|Telecom Industry Average Movement||7.0%|
|Market Average Movement||8.5%|
|10% most volatile stocks in AU Market||15.4%|
|10% least volatile stocks in AU Market||3.7%|
Stable Share Price: TLS is less volatile than 75% of Australian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 2% a week.
Volatility Over Time: TLS's weekly volatility (2%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Telstra Corporation Limited provides telecommunications and information services to businesses, governments, and individuals in Australia and internationally. It operates in four segments: Telstra Consumer and Small Business, Telstra Enterprise, Networks and IT, and Telstra InfraCo. The company offers telecommunication products, services, and solutions across mobiles, fixed and mobile broadband, media, and digital content in prepaid and post-paid services, as well as operates call centers, Telstra shops, and the Telstra dealership network.
Telstra Fundamentals Summary
|TLS fundamental statistics|
Is TLS overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|TLS income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||AU$12.08b|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
Feb 17, 2022
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.16|
|Net Profit Margin||8.61%|
How did TLS perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
4.1%Current Dividend Yield
Is Telstra undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: TLS (A$3.93) is trading below our estimate of fair value (A$5.19)
Significantly Below Fair Value: TLS is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: TLS is good value based on its PE Ratio (24.8x) compared to the Australian Telecom industry average (62x).
PE vs Market: TLS is poor value based on its PE Ratio (24.8x) compared to the Australian market (18.2x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: TLS is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (4.8x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: TLS is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (3.2x) compared to the AU Telecom industry average (3x).
How is Telstra forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 11 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: TLS's forecast earnings growth (5.2% per year) is above the savings rate (1.9%).
Earnings vs Market: TLS's earnings (5.2% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the Australian market (10.8% per year).
High Growth Earnings: TLS's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: TLS's revenue (2.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Australian market (4.6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: TLS's revenue (2.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: TLS's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (14.3%).
How has Telstra performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: TLS has a large one-off gain of A$835.0M impacting its June 30 2021 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: TLS's current net profit margins (8.6%) are higher than last year (7.7%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: TLS's earnings have declined by 18.7% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: TLS's earnings growth over the past year (2.1%) exceeds its 5-year average (-18.7% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: TLS earnings growth over the past year (2.1%) exceeded the Telecom industry -7.4%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: TLS's Return on Equity (12.5%) is considered low.
How is Telstra's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: TLS's short term assets (A$7.1B) do not cover its short term liabilities (A$10.4B).
Long Term Liabilities: TLS's short term assets (A$7.1B) do not cover its long term liabilities (A$16.8B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: TLS's net debt to equity ratio (87.2%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: TLS's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 110.4% to 94.9% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: TLS's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (49.9%).
Interest Coverage: TLS's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (4x coverage).
What is Telstra current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: TLS's dividend (4.07%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (2.36%).
High Dividend: TLS's dividend (4.07%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Australian market (5.62%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: TLS's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: TLS's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (63.9%), TLS's dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: TLS's dividends in 3 years are not forecast to be well covered by earnings (94% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Andy Penn (58 yo)
Mr. Andrew Richard Penn, also known as Andy, MBA (Kingston), AMP (Harvard), BEc, FCCA, HFAIPM has been the Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director and Director of Telstra Corporation Limited since May 1...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Andy's total compensation ($USD4.13M) is about average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD3.92M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Andy's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: TLS's management team is considered experienced (3.3 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: TLS's board of directors are considered experienced (3.7 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: TLS insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Telstra Corporation Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Telstra Corporation Limited
- Ticker: TLS
- Exchange: ASX
- Founded: 1901
- Industry: Integrated Telecommunication Services
- Sector: Telecom
- Implied Market Cap: AU$46.113b
- Shares outstanding: 11.73b
- Website: https://www.telstra.com.au
Number of Employees
- Telstra Corporation Limited
- 242 Exhibition Street
- Level 41
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/01/26 07:03|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/01/25 00:00|
Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.