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Executive Summary

IDT Corporation operates in the communications and payment industries in the United States and internationally. More Details

Snowflake Analysis

Excellent balance sheet with proven track record.

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Share Price & News

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

Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: IDT is more volatile than 90% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 17% a week.

Volatility Over Time: IDT's weekly volatility (17%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of US stocks.

Market Performance

7 Day Return




US Telecom


US Market

1 Year Return




US Telecom


US Market

Return vs Industry: IDT exceeded the US Telecom industry which returned -10% over the past year.

Return vs Market: IDT exceeded the US Market which returned 20.7% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day38.9%1.6%2.8%
30 Day35.6%9.3%12.3%
90 Day96.9%-0.1%6.4%
1 Year85.3%85.3%-5.2%-10.0%23.4%20.7%
3 Year3.6%-15.8%11.9%-4.1%47.2%37.4%
5 Year52.6%-6.8%28.5%-0.6%94.1%72.7%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

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

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Is IDT undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?


Price to Earnings (PE) ratio

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate IDT's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate IDT's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: IDT is poor value based on its PE Ratio (16.2x) compared to the US Telecom industry average (10.8x).

PE vs Market: IDT is good value based on its PE Ratio (16.2x) compared to the US market (19.7x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate IDT's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: IDT is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (4.6x) compared to the US Telecom industry average (1.2x).

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Future Growth

How is IDT forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?


Forecasted Telecom industry annual growth in earnings

In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as IDT has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.

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Past Performance

How has IDT performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: IDT has a large one-off loss of $6.7M impacting its July 31 2020 financial results.

Growing Profit Margin: IDT's current net profit margins (1.6%) are higher than last year (0.01%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: IDT's earnings have declined by 43.6% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: IDT's earnings growth over the past year (14934.4%) exceeds its 5-year average (-43.6% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: IDT earnings growth over the past year (14934.4%) exceeded the Telecom industry 26.9%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: IDT's Return on Equity (30.1%) is considered high.

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Financial Health

How is IDT's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: IDT's short term assets ($322.1M) do not cover its short term liabilities ($324.9M).

Long Term Liabilities: IDT's short term assets ($322.1M) exceed its long term liabilities ($8.7M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: IDT is debt free.

Reducing Debt: IDT has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 4.6%.

Debt Coverage: IDT has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Interest Coverage: IDT has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.

Balance Sheet

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What is IDT current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate IDT's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate IDT's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if IDT's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if IDT's dividend payments have been increasing.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: IDT is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.

Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of IDT's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.

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


Average management tenure


Shmuel Jonas (39 yo)





Mr. Samuel Jonas, also known as Shmuel, has been the Chief Executive Officer of IDT Corporation since January 1, 2014. Since 2004, Mr. Jonas has been the Managing Member of Arlington Suites, LLC. He served...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Shmuel's total compensation ($USD940.00K) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD1.79M).

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

Leadership Team

Samuel Jonas
Chief Executive Officer6.83yrsUS$940.00k1%
$ 3.4m
Abilio Pereira
$ 314.3k
Marcelo Fischer
Chief Financial Officer9.08yrsUS$647.00k0.085%
$ 286.6k
Mitch Silberman
Chief Accounting Officer & Controller14.42yrsno data0.0042%
$ 14.1k
David Wartell
Chief Technology Officer2.67yrsUS$381.47k0.026%
$ 89.2k
Bill Ulrey
Vice President of Investor Relations & External Affairsno datano datano data
Joyce Mason
Executive VP30.25yrsUS$410.59k0.25%
$ 852.0k
Nadine Shea
Executive Vice President of Global Human Resources1.17yrsno data0.018%
$ 60.7k
Menachem Ash
Executive Vice President of Strategy & Legal Affairs8.08yrsUS$647.18k0.15%
$ 518.5k
Anthony Davidson
Senior Vice President of Technologyno datano datano data
Nick Ford
President of IDT Telecomno datano datano data
Yona Katz
Chief Operating Officer of IDT Telecom21.08yrsUS$3.28mno data


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Management: IDT's management team is seasoned and experienced (8.1 years average tenure).

Board Members

Abilio Pereira
$ 314.3k
Howard Jonas
Chairman of the Board30.25yrsUS$252.00k30.86%
$ 103.9m
Judah Schorr
Independent Director13.92yrsUS$100.00k0.47%
$ 1.6m
Eric Cosentino
Lead Independent Director10.92yrsUS$150.00k0.0071%
$ 23.9k
Michael Chenkin
Independent Director7.08yrsUS$100.00k0.13%
$ 437.1k


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Board: IDT's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 10.9 years average tenure).


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

Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: IDT insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.

Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

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

Top Shareholders

Company Information

IDT Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: IDT Corporation
  • Ticker: IDT
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 1990
  • Industry: Integrated Telecommunication Services
  • Sector: Telecom
  • Market Cap: US$336.536m
  • Shares outstanding: 25.48m
  • Website: https://www.idt.net

Number of Employees


  • IDT Corporation
  • 520 Broad Street
  • Newark
  • New Jersey
  • 7102
  • United States


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
IDTNYSE (New York Stock Exchange)YesClass B Common StockUSUSDMay 2001
IDC2DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesClass B Common StockDEEURMay 2001


IDT Corporation operates in the communications and payment industries in the United States and internationally. The company operates through two segments, Telecom & Payment Services, and net2phone. The Tel...

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/11/29 00:07
End of Day Share Price2020/11/27 00:00
Annual Earnings2020/07/31

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.