4. As of noon trading, Telefonica ( TEF) is down $0.43 (-3.3%) to $12.81 on average volume. Thus far, 636,934 shares of Telefonica exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.3 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $12.72-$12.85 after having opened the day at $12.83 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $13.24.

Telefonica, S.A. provides fixed and mobile communication services primarily in Europe and Latin America. The company offers mobile voice, value added, mobile data and Internet, wholesale, corporate, roaming, fixed wireless, and trunking and paging services, as well as mobile payment solutions. Telefonica has a market cap of $59.0 billion and is part of the telecommunications industry. Shares are down 3.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Telefonica a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Telefonica as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, growth in earnings per share and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including generally higher debt management risk, a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself and poor profit margins. Get the full Telefonica Ratings Report now.

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