Hellenic Telecommunications Organization S.A., together with its subsidiaries, provides telecommunications and related services to businesses and individuals primarily in Greece and Romania. More Details
Adequate balance sheet average dividend payer.
Share Price & News
How has Hellenic Telecommunications Organization's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: HTO is less volatile than 75% of Greek stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.
Volatility Over Time: HTO's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: HTO exceeded the Greek Telecom industry which returned 7.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: HTO exceeded the Greek Market which returned -10.9% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Hellenic Telecommunications Organization's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 week ago | Simply Wall StHellenic Telecommunications Organization S.A. (ATH:HTO) Shares Could Be 34% Above Their Intrinsic Value Estimate
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StHellenic Telecommunications Organization S.A. (ATH:HTO) Is Yielding 4.9% - But Is It A Buy?
1 month ago | Simply Wall StAre Institutions Heavily Invested In Hellenic Telecommunications Organization S.A.'s (ATH:HTO) Shares?
Is Hellenic Telecommunications Organization 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: HTO (€14.41) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€15.23)
Significantly Below Fair Value: HTO is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: HTO is poor value based on its PE Ratio (30.3x) compared to the European Telecom industry average (22.5x).
PE vs Market: HTO is poor value based on its PE Ratio (30.3x) compared to the Greek market (19.6x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: HTO is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.8x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: HTO is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (3.3x) compared to the XE Telecom industry average (2.1x).
How is Hellenic Telecommunications Organization forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 6 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: HTO's forecast earnings growth (16.8% per year) is above the savings rate (3.9%).
Earnings vs Market: HTO's earnings (16.8% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the Greek market (40.3% per year).
High Growth Earnings: HTO's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: HTO's revenue (1.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Greek market (12.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: HTO's revenue (1.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: HTO's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (27.9%)
How has Hellenic Telecommunications Organization performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: HTO has a large one-off loss of €280.2M impacting its December 31 2020 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: HTO's current net profit margins (6.8%) are lower than last year (14.4%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: HTO's earnings have grown by 17.2% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: HTO's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: HTO had negative earnings growth (-53.6%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Telecom industry average (10%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: HTO's Return on Equity (11.1%) is considered low.
How is Hellenic Telecommunications Organization's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: HTO's short term assets (€1.8B) do not cover its short term liabilities (€2.1B).
Long Term Liabilities: HTO's short term assets (€1.8B) exceed its long term liabilities (€1.7B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: HTO's debt to equity ratio (56.3%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: HTO's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 83.9% to 56.3% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: HTO's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (103.7%).
Interest Coverage: HTO's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (11.9x coverage).
What is Hellenic Telecommunications Organization current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: HTO's dividend (4.72%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Greek market (1.63%).
High Dividend: HTO's dividend (4.72%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the Greek market (3.84%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: HTO's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: HTO's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (143%), HTO's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: HTO's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (67.1% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Michael Tsamaz (61 yo)
Mr. Michael Tsamaz has been the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Hellenic Telecommunications Organization S.A. since November 3, 2010 and serves as its Managing Director. Mr. Tsamaz serves as the Ch...
Experienced Management: HTO's management team is seasoned and experienced (8.2 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: HTO's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.4 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Hellenic Telecommunications Organization S.A.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Hellenic Telecommunications Organization S.A.
- Ticker: HTO
- Exchange: ATSE
- Founded: 1949
- Industry: Integrated Telecommunication Services
- Sector: Telecom
- Market Cap: €6.603b
- Shares outstanding: 456.62m
- Website: https://www.cosmote.gr/cs/otegroup/en/ote_ae.html
Number of Employees
- Hellenic Telecommunications Organization S.A.
- 99 Kifissias Avenue
- 151 24
Hellenic Telecommunications Organization S.A., together with its subsidiaries, provides telecommunications and related services to businesses and individuals primarily in Greece and Romania. It operates th...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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