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Deutsche Telekom

Executive Summary

Deutsche Telekom AG, together with its subsidiaries, provides integrated telecommunication services. More Details

Snowflake Analysis

Adequate balance sheet average dividend payer.

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Share Price & News

How has Deutsche Telekom's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?

Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: DTE is less volatile than 75% of German stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 2% a week.

Volatility Over Time: DTE's weekly volatility (2%) has been stable over the past year.

Market Performance

7 Day Return




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1 Year Return




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Return vs Industry: DTE exceeded the German Telecom industry which returned 4.4% over the past year.

Return vs Market: DTE underperformed the German Market which returned 21.4% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day-0.2%2.0%1.1%
30 Day-0.5%1.6%0.7%
90 Day-0.7%2.2%8.8%
1 Year15.7%11.2%18.8%14.1%38.0%33.9%
3 Year29.5%13.4%15.5%1.3%17.1%6.9%
5 Year15.0%-6.0%8.6%-11.7%46.8%26.0%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Deutsche Telekom's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?

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Is Deutsche Telekom 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: DTE (€15.03) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€73)

Significantly Below Fair Value: DTE is trading below fair value by more than 20%.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: DTE's PE Ratio (17.1x) is in line with the DE Telecom industry average.

PE vs Market: DTE is good value based on its PE Ratio (17.1x) compared to the German market (25.4x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: DTE is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.3x)

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: DTE is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2x) compared to the DE Telecom industry average (1.8x).

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Future Growth

How is Deutsche Telekom forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 19 analysts?


Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts

Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: DTE's forecast earnings growth (13.2% per year) is above the savings rate (0.07%).

Earnings vs Market: DTE's earnings (13.2% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the German market (21.9% per year).

High Growth Earnings: DTE's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: DTE's revenue (2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the German market (5.8% per year).

High Growth Revenue: DTE's revenue (2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.

Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts

Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: DTE's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (22.6%)

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Past Performance

How has Deutsche Telekom performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: DTE has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: DTE's current net profit margins (4%) are lower than last year (4.7%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: DTE's earnings have declined by 1.5% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: DTE's earnings growth over the past year (7.5%) exceeds its 5-year average (-1.5% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: DTE earnings growth over the past year (7.5%) exceeded the Telecom industry 7.4%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: DTE's Return on Equity (9.3%) is considered low.

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Financial Health

How is Deutsche Telekom's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: DTE's short term assets (€37.3B) exceed its short term liabilities (€37.1B).

Long Term Liabilities: DTE's short term assets (€37.3B) do not cover its long term liabilities (€155.2B).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: DTE's debt to equity ratio (147.6%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: DTE's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 158.4% to 147.6% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: DTE's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (22.2%).

Interest Coverage: DTE's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (3.1x coverage).

Balance Sheet

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What is Deutsche Telekom current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Current Dividend Yield

Upcoming Dividend Payment

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: DTE's dividend (4%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the German market (0.9%).

High Dividend: DTE's dividend (4%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the German market (3.37%)

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: DTE's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: DTE's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (68.4%), DTE's dividend payments are covered by earnings.

Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: DTE's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (43.7% payout ratio).

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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Average management tenure


Tim Hottges (58 yo)





Mr. Timotheus Hottges, also known as Tim, has been Supervisory Board Member at Daimler AG since July 8, 2020. He served as an Advisor at Deutsche Telekom Capital Partners Management GmbH. He has been a Mem...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Tim's total compensation ($USD13.15M) is above average for companies of similar size in the German market ($USD5.68M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Tim's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.

Leadership Team

Timotheus Hottges
Chairman of Management Board7.17yrs€11.04mno data
Christian Illek
CFO & Member of Management Board2.17yrs€4.24mno data
Claudia Nemat
Member of Management Board for Technology & Innovation9.42yrs€4.31mno data
Thorsten Langheim
Member of Management Board & Executive VP of Group Corporate Development and USA2.17yrs€4.23mno data
Srinivasan Gopalan
Management Board Member - Germany4.17yrs€4.26mno data
Adel Al-Saleh
Member of the Management Board of T-Systems3.17yrs€4.21mno data
Birgit Bohle
Member of Mgt Boardno data€3.51mno data
Dominique Leroy
Member of Management Board-Europe0.33yr€1.56mno data
Guillaume Maisondieu
Head of Group Accounting & Customer Financeno datano datano data
Peter Leukert
Group Chief Information Officerno datano datano data
Hannes Wittig
Head of Investor Relations5.83yrsno datano data
Claudia Junker
Head of the Legal10.58yrsno datano data


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Management: DTE's management team is considered experienced (3.7 years average tenure).

Board Members

Timotheus Hottges
Chairman of Management Board7.17yrs€11.04mno data
Birgit Bohle
Member of Mgt Boardno data€3.51mno data
Ulrich Lehner
Chairman of Supervisory Board12.92yrs€336.00kno data
Lars Hinrichs
Member of Supervisory Board7.42yrs€111.00kno data
Michael Kaschke
Member of Supervisory Board5.92yrs€127.00kno data
Karl-Heinz Streibich
Member of Supervisory Board7.42yrs€154.00kno data
Dagmar Kollmann
Independent Member of Supervisory Board8.83yrs€212.50kno data
Sibylle Spoo
Member of Supervisory Board10.83yrs€152.00kno data
Lothar Schröder
Employee Representative Member of Supervisory Board14.75yrs€161.50kno data
Petra Kreusel
Member of Supervisory Board8.17yrs€128.00kno data
Nicole Koch
Member of Supervisory Board5.17yrs€111.00kno data
Frank Sauerland
Employee Representative Deputy Chairman of Supervisory Board1yr€191.75kno data


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Board: DTE's board of directors are considered experienced (7.4 years average tenure).


Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?

Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Deutsche Telekom AG's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Deutsche Telekom AG
  • Ticker: DTE
  • Exchange: DB
  • Founded: 1995
  • Industry: Integrated Telecommunication Services
  • Sector: Telecom
  • Market Cap: €71.152b
  • Shares outstanding: 4.74b
  • Website: https://www.telekom.com

Number of Employees


  • Deutsche Telekom AG
  • Friedrich-Ebert-Allee 140
  • Bonn
  • North Rhine-Westphalia
  • 53113
  • Germany


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
DTEG.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesOrdinary SharesUSUSDNov 1996
DTEDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesOrdinary SharesDEEURNov 1996
DTESWX (SIX Swiss Exchange)YesOrdinary SharesCHCHFNov 1996
0MPHLSE (London Stock Exchange)YesOrdinary SharesGBEURNov 1996
DTEBIT (Borsa Italiana)YesOrdinary SharesITEURNov 1996
DTEXTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)YesOrdinary SharesDEEURNov 1996
DTEDBATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')YesOrdinary SharesGBEURNov 1996
DTE NBMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)YesOrdinary SharesMXMXNNov 1996
DTEWBAG (Wiener Boerse AG)YesOrdinary SharesATEURNov 1996
DTELENXTBR (Euronext Brussels)YesOrdinary SharesBEEURNov 1996
DEUTSCHETELBUSE (Budapest Stock Exchange)YesOrdinary SharesHUHUFNov 1996


Deutsche Telekom AG, together with its subsidiaries, provides integrated telecommunication services. The company operates through five segments: Germany, United States, Europe, Systems Solutions, and Group...

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/03/08 19:04
End of Day Share Price2021/03/05 00:00
Annual Earnings2020/12/31

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.