NYSE:CEL

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Cellcom Israel Ltd. provides cellular and landline telecommunications services in Israel.

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Fundamentals

Fair value with moderate growth potential.

Risks

  • Cellcom Israel has significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
  • Cellcom Israel is not covered by any analysts.

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Share Price & News

How has Cellcom Israel's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-0.5%

CEL

-0.4%

US Wireless Telecom

-0.6%

US Market


1 Year Return

-69.1%

CEL

5.3%

US Wireless Telecom

0.7%

US Market

CEL underperformed the Wireless Telecom industry which returned 5.2% over the past year.

CEL underperformed the Market in United States of America which returned 0.7% over the past year.


Share holder returns

CELIndustryMarket
7 Day-0.5%-0.4%-0.6%
30 Day-9.8%3.3%4.9%
90 Day-28.2%0.1%1.7%
1 Year-69.1%-69.1%6.5%5.3%3.0%0.7%
3 Year-72.6%-72.6%33.3%28.1%44.8%35.4%
5 Year-81.4%-81.4%43.8%30.0%62.0%44.3%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

Is Cellcom Israel undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

>50%

Discount to future cash flow value


Intrinsic Value Based on Future Cash Flows

Cellcom Israel's share price is below the future cash flow value, and at a moderate discount (> 20%).

Cellcom Israel's share price is below the future cash flow value, and at a substantial discount (> 40%).


Price Based on Earnings

Cellcom Israel is loss making, we can't compare its value to the US Wireless Telecom industry average.

Cellcom Israel is loss making, we can't compare the value of its earnings to the United States of America market.


Price Based on Expected Growth

Unable to calculate PEG ratio for Cellcom Israel, we can't assess if its growth is good value.


Price Based on Value of Assets

Cellcom Israel is good value based on assets compared to the US Wireless Telecom industry average.


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Future Growth

How is Cellcom Israel expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

14.7%

Forecasted Telecom industry annual growth in earnings


Earnings and Revenue Growth Estimates


Future Annual Growth Analysis

Unable to determine if Cellcom Israel is high growth as no revenue estimate data is available.

Cellcom Israel's earnings are expected to grow significantly at over 20% yearly.

Unable to compare Cellcom Israel's revenue growth to the United States of America market average as no estimate data is available.

Cellcom Israel's earnings growth is expected to exceed the United States of America market average.

Cellcom Israel's earnings growth is expected to exceed the low risk savings rate of 2.7%.


Earnings per Share Growth Estimates


Future Return on Equity

Unable to establish if Cellcom Israel will efficiently use shareholders’ funds in the future without estimates of Return on Equity.


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Past Performance

How has Cellcom Israel performed over the past 5 years?

-52.5%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Cellcom Israel does not make a profit and their year on year earnings growth rate was negative over the past 5 years.

Unable to compare Cellcom Israel's 1-year earnings growth to the 5-year average as it is not currently profitable.

Unable to compare Cellcom Israel's 1-year growth to the US Wireless Telecom industry average as it is not currently profitable.


Return on Equity

It is difficult to establish if Cellcom Israel has efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity greater than 20%) as it is loss-making.


Return on Assets

Cellcom Israel used its assets less efficiently than the US Wireless Telecom industry average last year based on Return on Assets.


Return on Capital Employed

It is difficult to establish if Cellcom Israel improved its use of capital last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed) as it is currently loss-making.


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Financial Health

How is Cellcom Israel's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Cellcom Israel is able to meet its short term (1 year) commitments with its holdings of cash and other short term assets.

Cellcom Israel's long term commitments exceed its cash and other short term assets.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Cellcom Israel's level of debt (216.4%) compared to net worth is high (greater than 40%).

The level of debt compared to net worth has been reduced over the past 5 years (525.4% vs 216.4% today).

Debt is well covered by operating cash flow (25.1%, greater than 20% of total debt).

Cellcom Israel is making a loss, therefore interest payments are not well covered by earnings.


Balance Sheet

High level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt is not covered by short term assets, assets are 0.7x debt.


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Dividend

What is Cellcom Israel's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis

Unable to evaluate Cellcom Israel's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to evaluate Cellcom Israel's dividend against the top 25% market benchmark as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to perform a dividend volatility check as Cellcom Israel has not reported any payouts.

Unable to verify if Cellcom Israel's dividend has been increasing as the company has not reported any payouts.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as Cellcom Israel has not reported any payouts.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Insufficient estimate data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be sustainable.


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Management

What is the CEO of Cellcom Israel's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

7.7yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Nir Sztern (48yo)

7.7yrs

Tenure

₪2,249,000

Compensation

Mr. Nir Sztern has been the Chief Executive Officer of Cellcom Israel Ltd. since January 1, 2012 and serves as its President. Mr. Sztern started his career in the Israeli communications market, seventeen y ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Nir's remuneration is lower than average for companies of similar size in United States of America.

Nir's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year, both up more than 20%.


Management Age and Tenure

7.7yrs

Average Tenure

51yo

Average Age

The average tenure for the Cellcom Israel management team is over 5 years, this suggests they are a seasoned and experienced team.


Board Age and Tenure

1.5yrs

Average Tenure

64yo

Average Age

The average tenure for the Cellcom Israel board of directors is less than 3 years, this suggests a new board.


Insider Trading

No 3 month open market individual insider trading information.


Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Amos Maor (55yo)

    Vice President of Sales and Service

    • Tenure: 7.6yrs
  • Liat Menahemi-Stadler (52yo)

    VP of Legal Affairs & Corporate Secretary

    • Tenure: 13.7yrs
    • Compensation: ₪1.33m
  • Yoni Sabag (46yo)

    Vice President of Marketing

    • Tenure: 8.4yrs
  • Nir Sztern (48yo)

    President & CEO

    • Tenure: 7.7yrs
    • Compensation: ₪2.25m
  • Sharon Amit (52yo)

    Vice President of Human Resources

    • Tenure: 7.8yrs
    • Compensation: ₪1.35m
  • Shlomi Fruhling (46yo)

    Chief Financial Officer

    • Tenure: 6yrs
    • Compensation: ₪1.52m
  • Ron Shvili (51yo)

    Chief Technology Officer

    • Tenure: 5.8yrs
    • Compensation: ₪1.40m
  • Ronnen Shles (51yo)

    Controller

    • Tenure: 4.7yrs
  • Galit Tuchterman

    Spokeswoman & Public Relations Manager

    • Tenure: 16.7yrs
  • Gavriel Frohwein

    Head of Market Intelligence at GK Investor & Public Relations

    • Tenure: 0yrs

Board Members

  • Ami Erel (72yo)

    Chairman of the Board

    • Tenure: 14.7yrs
  • Shmuel Hauser (64yo)

    External Director

    • Tenure: 0.5yrs
  • Ephraim Kunda (66yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 8.8yrs
  • Saul Lapidot (40yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 1.5yrs
  • Mauricio Wior (62yo)

    Vice Chairman

    • Tenure: 2.7yrs
  • Gustavo Traiber

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 0.5yrs
  • Varda Liberman

    External Director

    • Tenure: 0.5yrs

Company Information

Cellcom Israel Ltd.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Cellcom Israel Ltd.
  • Ticker: CEL
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 1994
  • Industry: Wireless Telecommunication Services
  • Sector: Telecom
  • Market Cap: ₪834.293m
  • Listing Market Cap: ₪237.035m
  • Shares outstanding: 116.20m
  • Website: https://www.cellcom.co.il

Number of Employees


Location

  • Cellcom Israel Ltd.
  • 10 Hagavish Street
  • Netanya
  • 42140
  • Israel

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
CELNYSE (New York Stock Exchange)YesOrdinary SharesUSUSDFeb 2007
F5UDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesOrdinary SharesDEEURFeb 2007
CELTASE (The Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange)YesOrdinary SharesILILSFeb 2007

Biography

Cellcom Israel Ltd. provides cellular and landline telecommunications services in Israel. It operates through two segments, Cellular and Fixed-line. The company offers basic cellular telephony services, su ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/09/22 23:51
End of Day Share Price2019/09/20 00:00
Earnings2019/06/30
Annual Earnings2018/12/31


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.