Telefonica Brasil SA

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VIV : NYSE : Technology
$14.96 up 0.14 | 0.98%
Today's Range: 14.86 - 15.10
Avg. Daily Volume: 2,087,700
08/25/16 - 3:59 PM ET

Financial Analysis

TELEFONICA BRASIL SA's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has increased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased, representing a decrease to the bottom line. TELEFONICA BRASIL SA has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.77 which shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year, indicating improving cash flow.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained virtually unchanged only decreasing by 1.06% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is in a position in which financial difficulties could develop in the future.

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Income Statement Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)3605.153269.48
EBITDA ($mil)0.01014.26
EBIT ($mil)2052.89458.93
Net Income ($mil)256.06283.94

Balance Sheet Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)1855.952348.93
Total Assets ($mil)31730.6232812.69
Total Debt ($mil)2695.783708.14
Equity ($mil)21347.9121577.26

Profitability Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Gross Profit Margin73.3462.22
EBITDA Margin0.031.02
Operating Margin56.9414.04
Sales Turnover0.330.35
Return on Assets3.143.41
Return on Equity4.675.19
Debt Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Current Ratio0.980.94
Interest Expense0.0114.3
Interest Coverage0.04.02

Share Data Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)1119.341119.34
Div / share0.320.18
Book value / share19.0719.28
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume2008152.02156820.0


HOLD. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 17.02 for the Diversified Telecommunication Services industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.30. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 0.79 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.83 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 4.08. The price-to-sales ratio is below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, TELEFONICA BRASIL SA proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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VIV 16.85 Peers 17.02   VIV NA Peers 6.86

Average. An average P/E ratio can signify an industry neutral price for a stock and an average growth expectation.

VIV is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.


Neutral. The P/CF ratio is the stock’s price divided by the sum of the company's cash flow from operations. It is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.

Ratio not available.

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  Price to
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VIV 18.52 Peers 17.86   VIV NM Peers 1.03

Premium. A higher price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher future growth expectations.

VIV is trading at a premium to its peers.


Neutral. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.

VIV's negative PEG ratio makes this valuation measure meaningless.

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  Earnings Growth
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VIV 0.79 Peers 4.08   VIV -36.88 Peers 58.20

Discount. A lower price-to-book ratio makes a stock more attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.

VIV is trading at a significant discount to its peers.


Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

However, VIV is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.

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  Sales Growth
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VIV 1.58 Peers 1.74   VIV -7.15 Peers 8.57

Average. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.

VIV is trading at a valuation on par with its industry on this measurement.


Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.

VIV significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth



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