TELUS Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides a range of telecommunications products and services in Canada.
Solid track record established dividend payer.
Share Price & News
How has TELUS's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: T's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: T underperformed the Canadian Telecom industry which returned -8.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: T exceeded the Canadian Market which returned -25.5% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is TELUS's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is TELUS 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: T (CA$21.25) is trading below our estimate of fair value (CA$43.9)
Significantly Below Fair Value: T is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: T is good value based on its PE Ratio (14.7x) compared to the Telecom industry average (15.2x).
PE vs Market: T is poor value based on its PE Ratio (14.7x) compared to the Canadian market (10.6x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: T is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (3.9x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: T is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.4x) compared to the XN Telecom industry average (1.2x).
How is TELUS forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 16 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: T's forecast earnings growth (3.7% per year) is above the savings rate (1.4%).
Earnings vs Market: T's earnings (3.7% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the Canadian market (7.6% per year).
High Growth Earnings: T's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: T's revenue (4.9% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Canadian market (3.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: T's revenue (4.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: T's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (16.6%).
How has TELUS performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: T has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: T's current net profit margins (12%) are higher than last year (11.4%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: T's earnings have grown by 4.9% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: T's earnings growth over the past year (9.1%) exceeds its 5-year average (4.9% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: T earnings growth over the past year (9.1%) exceeded the Telecom industry 7.3%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: T's Return on Equity (16.7%) is considered low.
How is TELUS's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: T's short term assets (CA$4.4B) do not cover its short term liabilities (CA$5.6B).
Long Term Liabilities: T's short term assets (CA$4.4B) do not cover its long term liabilities (CA$21.7B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: T's debt to equity ratio (159.1%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: T's debt to equity ratio has increased from 126.5% to 159.1% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: T's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (23.2%).
Interest Coverage: T's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (4.4x coverage).
Inventory Level: T has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: T's debt is not covered by short term assets (assets are 0.3x debt).
What is TELUS's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: T's dividend (5.48%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Canadian market (2.73%).
High Dividend: T's dividend (5.48%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Canadian market (8.76%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: T's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: T's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: At its current payout ratio (77.7%), T's payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: T's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (84.8% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Darren Entwistle (55yo)
Mr. Darren Entwistle, B.A., M.B.A., LLD, has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of TELUS Corporation since August 2015. Mr. Entwistle serves as the Chief Executive Officer and President at Telu ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Darren's total compensation ($USD8.93M) is above average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD6.69M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Darren's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Executive VP & CFO||24.17yrs||CA$3.36m||0.011% CA$3.0m|
|Executive Vice President of Technology Strategy & Business Transformation||no data||CA$3.23m||0.024% CA$6.5m|
|Head of Investor Relations||0.083yr||no data||no data|
|Chief Legal & Governance Officer||no data||no data||0.0040% CA$1.1m|
|Executive VP of People & Culture and Chief Human Resources Officer||no data||no data||0.013% CA$3.4m|
|Executive Vice President||no data||CA$2.05m||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Legal Services||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President||no data||no data||no data|
|President of TELUS Business Solutions||no data||no data||0.0089% CA$2.4m|
Experienced Management: T's management team is seasoned and experienced (20.2 years average tenure).
|Independent Chairman||4.58yrs||CA$518.94k||0.0089% CA$2.4m|
|Chairman Emeritus||5.83yrs||CA$255.63k||no data|
|Independent Director||3.83yrs||CA$265.00k||0.0019% CA$508.7k|
|Independent Director||6.67yrs||CA$233.47k||0.0063% CA$1.7m|
|Independent Director||8.17yrs||CA$251.67k||no data|
|Independent Director||5.83yrs||CA$267.54k||no data|
|Chair of the Board - TELUS International||0.17yr||CA$3.37m||no data|
|Chairman of Atlantic Canada Community Board||11.5yrs||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||9.17yrs||CA$259.20k||0.0029% CA$783.3k|
Experienced Board: T's board of directors are considered experienced (6.3 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: T 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.
TELUS Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: TELUS Corporation
- Ticker: T
- Exchange: TSX
- Founded: 1993
- Industry: Integrated Telecommunication Services
- Sector: Telecom
- Market Cap: CA$26.917b
- Shares outstanding: 1.27b
- Website: https://www.telus.com
Number of Employees
- TELUS Corporation
- 510 West Georgia Street
- 7th Floor
- British Columbia
- V6B 0M3
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|T||TSX (The Toronto Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||CA||CAD||Jan 1999|
|BCZ||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Shares||DE||EUR||Jan 1999|
|TU||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Shares||US||USD||Jan 1999|
|TU N||BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)||Yes||Common Shares||MX||MXN||Jan 1999|
TELUS Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides a range of telecommunications products and services in Canada. It operates through Wireless and Wireline segments. The company’s telecommunications products and services comprise wireless and wireline voice and data services; data services, including Internet protocol; television services; hosting, managed information technology, and cloud-based services; healthcare solutions; customer care and business services; and home and business security solutions. It has 13.4 million subscriber connections, including 9.2 million wireless subscribers, 1.9 million high-speed Internet subscribers, 1.2 million wireline residential network access lines, and 1.1 million TELUS TV subscribers. The company was formerly known as TELUS Communications Inc. and changed its name to TELUS Corporation in February 2005. TELUS Corporation was founded in 1993 and is based in Vancouver, Canada.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/03/29 02:11|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/03/27 00:00|
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