Telefonica S.A. (NYSE:TEF) declared a semi-annual dividend on Friday, December 6th, Wall Street Journal reports. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, December 18th will be given a dividend of 0.2219 per share by the utilities provider on Monday, January 6th. This represents a yield of 5.2%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, December 17th. This is an increase from Telefonica’s previous semi-annual dividend of $0.19.
Telefonica stock opened at $7.53 on Friday. The company has a market cap of $38.89 billion, a P/E ratio of 9.25, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.41 and a beta of 0.70. Telefonica has a one year low of $6.50 and a one year high of $9.01. The business has a fifty day moving average of $7.60 and a two-hundred day moving average of $7.67. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.11, a quick ratio of 0.81 and a current ratio of 0.88.
Telefonica (NYSE:TEF) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November 5th. The utilities provider reported $0.14 earnings per share for the quarter. The business had revenue of $13.23 billion for the quarter. Telefonica had a net margin of 4.03% and a return on equity of 14.38%. Sell-side analysts predict that Telefonica will post 0.58 EPS for the current year.
Telefonica Company Profile
Telefónica, SA provides mobile and fixed communication services primarily in Europe and Latin America. The company's mobile and related services and products comprise mobile voice, value added, mobile data and Internet, wholesale, corporate, roaming, fixed wireless, and trunking and paging services.
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