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BEZQ

Bezeq The Israel Telecommunication TASE:BEZQ Stock Report

Last Price

₪4.75

Market Cap

₪13.1b

7D

-2.9%

1Y

40.6%

Updated

21 May, 2022

Data

Company Financials +
BEZQ fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation4/6
Future Growth3/6
Past Performance4/6
Financial Health3/6
Dividends2/6

BEZQ Stock Overview

Bezeq The Israel Telecommunication Corporation Limited provides communications services to business and private customers in Israel.

Bezeq The Israel Telecommunication Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Bezeq The Israel Telecommunication
Historical stock prices
Current Share Price₪4.75
52 Week High₪5.75
52 Week Low₪3.32
Beta0.096
1 Month Change-11.41%
3 Month Change-12.51%
1 Year Change40.56%
3 Year Change92.74%
5 Year Change-23.37%
Change since IPO166.41%

Recent News & Updates

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Shareholder Returns

BEZQIL TelecomIL Market
7D-2.9%-3.2%-0.7%
1Y40.6%42.0%10.9%

Return vs Industry: BEZQ underperformed the IL Telecom industry which returned 42% over the past year.

Return vs Market: BEZQ exceeded the IL Market which returned 10.9% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is BEZQ's price volatile compared to industry and market?
BEZQ volatility
BEZQ Average Weekly Movement3.2%
Telecom Industry Average Movement4.9%
Market Average Movement5.4%
10% most volatile stocks in IL Market9.1%
10% least volatile stocks in IL Market3.7%

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

Volatility Over Time: BEZQ's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
19805,475Dudu Mizrahihttps://www.bezeq.co.il

Bezeq The Israel Telecommunication Corporation Limited provides communications services to business and private customers in Israel. It operates in four segments: Stationary Domestic Communication; Cellular Communication; Internet services, International Communications, and NASR and ICT Solutions; and Multi-channel TV. The company offers telephony services, including basic telephony services on the domestic telephone line, as well as related services, such as voice mail and caller ID; national numbering services; broadband Internet access infrastructure services; and transmission and data-communication services.

Bezeq The Israel Telecommunication Fundamentals Summary

How do Bezeq The Israel Telecommunication's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
BEZQ fundamental statistics
Market Cap₪13.14b
Earnings (TTM)₪1.18b
Revenue (TTM)₪8.82b

11.1x

P/E Ratio

1.5x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
BEZQ income statement (TTM)
Revenue₪8.82b
Cost of Revenue₪1.89b
Gross Profit₪6.93b
Other Expenses₪5.75b
Earnings₪1.18b

Last Reported Earnings

Dec 31, 2021

Next Earnings Date

May 24, 2022

Earnings per share (EPS)0.43
Gross Margin78.59%
Net Profit Margin13.41%
Debt/Equity Ratio735.6%

How did BEZQ perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Dividends

1.8%

Current Dividend Yield

21%

Payout Ratio

Valuation

Is Bezeq The Israel Telecommunication undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score

4/6

Valuation Score 4/6

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • PE vs Industry

  • PE vs Market

  • PEG Ratio

  • PB vs Industry


>50%

Undervalued compared to fair value

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: BEZQ (₪4.75) is trading below our estimate of fair value (₪16.38)

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: BEZQ is good value based on its PE Ratio (11.1x) compared to the Asian Telecom industry average (17.6x).

PE vs Market: BEZQ is good value based on its PE Ratio (11.1x) compared to the IL market (11.5x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: BEZQ is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.9x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: BEZQ is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (12x) compared to the IL Telecom industry average (1.3x).


Future Growth

How is Bezeq The Israel Telecommunication forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?

Future Growth Score

3/6

Future Growth Score 3/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


6.0%

Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: BEZQ's forecast earnings growth (6% per year) is above the savings rate (1.5%).

Earnings vs Market: BEZQ's earnings (6% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the IL market (2.8% per year).

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

Revenue vs Market: BEZQ's revenue (0.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the IL market (3.9% per year).

High Growth Revenue: BEZQ's revenue (0.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: BEZQ's Return on Equity is forecast to be very high in 3 years time (64.9%).


Past Performance

How has Bezeq The Israel Telecommunication performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score

4/6

Past Performance Score 4/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


-9.5%

Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: BEZQ has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: BEZQ's current net profit margins (13.4%) are higher than last year (9.1%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: BEZQ's earnings have declined by 9.5% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: BEZQ's earnings growth over the past year (48.6%) exceeds its 5-year average (-9.5% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: BEZQ earnings growth over the past year (48.6%) exceeded the Telecom industry 18.3%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: Whilst BEZQ's Return on Equity (107.94%) is outstanding, this metric is skewed due to their high level of debt.


Financial Health

How is Bezeq The Israel Telecommunication's financial position?

Financial Health Score

3/6

Financial Health Score 3/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: BEZQ's short term assets (₪4.1B) exceed its short term liabilities (₪3.8B).

Long Term Liabilities: BEZQ's short term assets (₪4.1B) do not cover its long term liabilities (₪9.1B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: BEZQ's net debt to equity ratio (559.8%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: BEZQ's debt to equity ratio has increased from 496.2% to 735.6% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: BEZQ's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (35.2%).

Interest Coverage: BEZQ's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (7.5x coverage).


Balance Sheet


Dividend

What is Bezeq The Israel Telecommunication current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score

1/6

Dividend Score 1/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Future Dividend Coverage


1.83%

Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: BEZQ's dividend (1.83%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the IL market (2%).

High Dividend: BEZQ's dividend (1.83%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the IL market (5.98%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

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

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


Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: With its low payout ratio (21%), BEZQ's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.


Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: With its low cash payout ratio (20.9%), BEZQ's dividend payments are well covered by cash flows.


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Management

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

4.9yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Dudu Mizrahi (51 yo)

3.67yrs

Tenure

₪5,209,000

Compensation

Mr. David Mizrahi, also known as Dudu, has been Chief Executive Officer of Bezeq - The Israel Telecommunications Corp. (Bezeq) since September 1, 2018. Mr. Mizrahi serves as Deputy Chief Executive Officer...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Dudu's total compensation ($USD1.55M) is about average for companies of similar size in the IL market ($USD1.41M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Dudu's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: BEZQ's management team is considered experienced (4.9 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: BEZQ's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.4 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


Ownership

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

Bezeq The Israel Telecommunication Corp. Ltd's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Bezeq The Israel Telecommunication Corp. Ltd
  • Ticker: BEZQ
  • Exchange: TASE
  • Founded: 1980
  • Industry: Integrated Telecommunication Services
  • Sector: Telecom
  • Implied Market Cap: ₪13.139b
  • Shares outstanding: 2.77b
  • Website: https://www.bezeq.co.il

Number of Employees


Location

  • Bezeq The Israel Telecommunication Corp. Ltd
  • 7 Hamanor Street
  • Holon
  • 5886102
  • Israel

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/05/21 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/05/19 00:00
Earnings2021/12/31
Annual Earnings2021/12/31


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.