EPS growth is an important number as it indicates the future prospects of Mobile TeleSystems PJSC. The EPS growth rate, as it is usually called, is typically displayed as a percentage, which at this time is hard to estimate, but revenue growth has been 8.50 % over the last twelve months. Growth in EPS is an important measure of administration performance because it shows how much money Mobile TeleSystems PJSC is making for it’s investors or shareholders.

Mobile TeleSystems PJSC is in the communication services sector and is part of the communication services industry. The company CEO is Alexey V. Kornya. Mobile TeleSystems PJSC is wireless telephone operator in Russia. It provides fixed-line broadband, data transfer, pay-TV and various value-added services, including Big Data, cloud services, financial services, e-commerce, and others.

Previous Intraday Performance:

The MBT shares had a previous change of 1.27% which opened at 7.78 and closed at 7.95. It moved to an intraday high of 7.97 and a low of 7.74.

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Historical Performance:

Over the last five trading days, MBT shares returned 9.05% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 4.61%. Over three months, it changed -0.50%. In one year it has changed -17.50% and within that year its 52-week high was 12.80 and its 52-week low was 6.64. MBT stock is 19.73% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations result in a 200 day moving average of 8.41 and a 50 day moving average of 7.67. Right now, MBT stock is trading -5.46% below its 200 day moving average and may not be a great opportunity to buy as it may continue to trend down.

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The company has a market cap of $7.5b with 942.6m shares outstanding and a float of 942.6m shares. Trading volume was 2,837,029 shares and has experienced an average volume of 3,566,977 shares. Our calculation, using the current average volume and close price, leads me to believe that the liquidity is good.


The last annual reported EPS for Mobile TeleSystems PJSC was 0.99 which ended on 31st of December 2017, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 8.03.

Below was the last reported quarterly earnings per share:
09-30-2018:  0.31
06-30-2018:  0.24
03-31-2018:  0.29
12-31-2017:  0.19

The dividend per share is currently 0.16, which is a dividend yield of 1.99%.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 23.97, which means it might be undervalued and has a margin of safety of 66.83%

Indicators Also to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 46.60% of institutional ownership. Short-interest was 5,734,155, which was 0.61% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio was 1.66. This stock has some short interest, but it might be normal and no need to worry if long the position.

I calculated the beta to be 0.96

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Fundamental Numbers:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 3.66%, return on assets is 0.47%, profit margin is -1.83%, price-to-sales is 0.02 and price-to-book is 7.60.

Company Score Card:

Results are out of six:
 2  : Growth Expectations Result
 2  : Financial Safety Result
 4  : Past Performance Result
 4  : Valuation Result
 5  : Dividend Safety Result
 3  : Overall Result

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Jake McWilliams
I am an independent trader, analyst and algorithmic trading expert, having worked both for the sell side (brokerage) and the buy side (fund administration). I have been trading professionally for about 20 years. I trade stocks and forex and I play both long and short positions in underlying asset or through options. I have experience with discretionary and fully automated systems (Metatrader and Quantshare).


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