Telefonica Brasil S.A. ADS trades as part of the communication services sector and communication services industry. The company CEO is Christian Mauad Gebara. Telefonica Brasil SA is one of the largest wireless telephone company operating in Brazil. The firm also offers fixed-line telephone services in Sao Paulo State and owns broadband network in the country.

Previous Intraday Performance:

The VIV shares had a previous change of 1.27% which opened at 11.84 and closed at 11.94. It moved to an intraday high of 12.01 and a low of 11.75.

SeekingAlpha:  Telefónica Brasil, S.A (VIV) CEO Christian Gebara on Q4 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript

Historical Performance:

Over the last five trading days, VIV shares returned 0.00% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 2.39%. Over three months, it changed -0.06%. In one year it has changed -9.50% and within that year its

52-week high was 14.69 and its 52-week low was 9.21. VIV stock is 29.64% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations result in a 200 day moving average of 10.89 and a 50 day moving average of 12.03. Right now, VIV stock is trading 9.63% above its 200 day moving average.

PR Newswire:  4Q18 Results: Telefônica Brasil S.A.


The company has a market cap of $20.2b with 1.7b shares outstanding and a float of 1.7b shares. Trading volume was 1,189,183 shares and has experienced an average volume of 1,890,948 shares. Our calculation, using the current average volume and close price, leads me to believe that the liquidity is bad, highly speculative and an investor may want to avoid this stock.


The last annual reported EPS for Telefonica Brasil S.A. ADS was 1.28 which ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 9.33. Based on 1 analyst estimate, the estimated EPS for the next quarter is 0.20. The trailing twelve month EPS is 1.19, which comes to a trailing twelve month PE of 10.03. Historically, the PE high was 28.90 and the PE low was 5.60. If the stock reached its PE low, that would represent a price of 6.67, which is a decrease of -44.17%.

The dividend per share is currently 0.40, which is a dividend yield of 3.31%. Also, the payout ratio is 33.23%, therefore the dividend is safe according to our calculations.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 32.33, which means it might be undervalued and has a margin of safety of 63.07%

The next earnings report will be: 05-10-2019

The long-term trend of the EPS is an important number as it indicates the present value of Telefonica Brasil S.A. ADS; the EPS growth rate, as it is typically called, is usually expressed as a percentage, which at this time is hard to estimate, but revenue growth has been -2.10% over the last twelve months.

Indicators Also to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 13.00% of institutional ownership. Short-interest was 7,323,790, which was 0.43% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio was 3.67. 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 0.83

SeekingAlpha:  Telefonica Brasil, S.A 2018 Q4 – Results – Earnings Call Slides

Fundamental Numbers:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 11.94%, return on assets is 8.25%, profit margin is 16.13%, price-to-sales is 1.66 and price-to-book is 1.10.

Company Score Card:

Results are out of six:
 0  : Growth Expectations Result
 6  : Financial Safety Result
 5  : Past Performance Result
 5  : Valuation Result
 3  : 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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