Telefónica SA (TEF)

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0.05 0.62
NYSE : Communications
Prev Close 8.03
Open 7.96
Day Low/High 7.95 / 8.02
52 Wk Low/High 7.70 / 9.50
Volume 3.10M
Avg Volume 1.96M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 5.19B
Market Cap 41.89B
EPS 0.70
Div & Yield 0.39 (4.40%)

BG Group Is an Interesting Candidate for Takeover

With the oil majors developing that area of their business, the British gas company could have many suitors.

Everyone's Going Wireless

News and results from Vodafone, Telefonica Moviles and Cable & Wireless will dominate the scene.

A 'No' to Bezeq in Hunt for Surrogate to Buy Motorola's Half of Pele-Phone

A 'No' to Bezeq in Hunt for Surrogate to Buy Motorola's Half of Pele-Phone

Israel Corp. takes self out of running, which boosts Telefonica's chances.

Telefonica, Sonera Get Challenges With Cheap Italian Wireless License

Telefonica, Sonera Get Challenges With Cheap Italian Wireless License

The two must build an Italian operation from scratch, and a new competitor has entered the market.

Lehman Putting Together a Deal for Israel's Privatizing Phone Company

Lehman Putting Together a Deal for Israel's Privatizing Phone Company

Rivals could include Telefonica, while Motorola is on sidelines.

Wireless IPO Deluge Prompts Oversupply Worries in Europe

France Telecom's Orange will add to a growing list of mobile-phone companies headed to market.

The Coming Week in Europe: Euro Back on the Ropes Following Rate Hike

The Coming Week in Europe: Euro Back on the Ropes Following Rate Hike

Common currency continues to fall, defying ECB expectations.

British Telecom and Other Telcos Face Pain From Massive Wireless Costs

British Telecom and Other Telcos Face Pain From Massive Wireless Costs

The price tag for UMTS licenses in Europe has telecom operators reeling and worried about credit ratings.

The Coming Week in Europe: No Breather for the Telecom Sector This Year

The Coming Week in Europe: No Breather for the Telecom Sector This Year

Now that the German UMTS auction is over, the predators are circling again.

Heated Bidding for Wireless Licenses Sparks New Tensions on Continent

Heated Bidding for Wireless Licenses Sparks New Tensions on Continent

Observers say Telefonica and Sonera are in over their heads, increasing their appeal as takeover targets.

The Coming Week in Europe: Technology and Telecoms the Only Ones Not on Holiday

The Coming Week in Europe: Technology and Telecoms the Only Ones Not on Holiday

The continuing third-generation wireless auction in Germany should make an otherwise languid week interesting.

Sanity Returns to the Wireless World

With bidders for next-generation licenses dropping like flies, telecoms may actually perk up this week.

More Trouble in Wireless Land?

Investors wonder what kind of news the wireless group will deliver next week.

Success, Scandal Follow Telefonica's Chairman

Success, Scandal Follow Telefonica's Chairman

The state utility Villalonga turned into a successful global enterprise may well be strong enough to survive without him.

Corporate Love and Marriage, the European Way

Corporate Love and Marriage, the European Way

Need for consolidation drives corporate mergers in Europe, but the quality of these unions varies.

Searching for a Name that Rhymes With Orange

Searching for a Name that Rhymes With Orange

The right match for the U.K. mobile-phone operator has yet to emerge, but the line of suitors is long.

Terra, Lycos Must Tread Transatlantic Divide Warily

Terra, Lycos Must Tread Transatlantic Divide Warily

Deals such as this proposed merger can prove difficult to execute, given the cultural and logistical differences.

The Dilemma for Owners of Lycos Stock

The Dilemma for Owners of Lycos Stock

Plus, can your Yahoo! squeal on you?

Terra Networks to Buy Lycos in $12.5 Billion Deal

Terra Networks to Buy Lycos in $12.5 Billion Deal

This is the first purchase of a large U.S. Web company by a European Internet access provider.

Terra-Lycos Talk Highlights Rush to Buy U.S. Tech Assets

Terra-Lycos Talk Highlights Rush to Buy U.S. Tech Assets

Companies from around the globe see tech firms here as a bargain, of all things.

Ad Mishmash Suggests Terra Could Use Hand From Lycos

Ad Mishmash Suggests Terra Could Use Hand From Lycos

The Spanish-language Net portal hasn't been sharply focused in its ad-spending efforts.

The Coming Week in Europe: Mergers and Alliances Are in Bloom

The Coming Week in Europe: Mergers and Alliances Are in Bloom

Tech and telecom are generating particular interest. Also, the euro will likely face more tough times.

TheStreet Quant Rating: B- (Buy)