182 institutions hold shares in Telefonica S.A. (TEF), with 488.54k shares held by insiders accounting for 0.01% while institutional investors hold 0.88% of the company’s shares. The shares outstanding are 5.45B, and float is at 4.99B with Short Float at 0.06%. Institutions hold 0.88% of the Float.
The top institutional shareholder in the company is Morgan Stanley with over 21.58 million shares valued at $87.19 million. The investor’s holdings represent 0.39% of the TEF Shares outstanding. As of Dec 30, 2020, the second largest holder is Parametric Portfolio Associates with 5.36 million shares valued at $21.63 million to account for 0.10% of the shares outstanding. The other top investors are Northern Trust Corporation which holds 4.14 million shares representing 0.07% and valued at over $16.71 million, while Aperio Group LLC holds 0.07% of the shares totaling 3.65 million with a market value of $14.73 million.
Telefonica S.A. (NYSE: TEF) is 14.60% higher on its value in year-to-date trading and has touched a low of $3.06 and a high of $5.19 in the current 52-week trading range. The question becomes, what are the chances the stock will continue to grow shareholders’ wealth in the market. Here’s what analysts think will happen to its price in the coming time. The TEF stock was last observed hovering at around $4.81 in the last trading session, with the day’s loss setting it -0.18% off its average median price target of $5.65 for the next 12 months. It is also 57.41% off the consensus price target high of $10.87 offered by 27 analysts, but current levels are -26.16% lower than the price target low of $3.67 for the same period.
Currently trading at $4.63, the stock is -2.51% and 0.30% above its SMA20 and SMA50 respectively. However, with a daily trading volume of 2.27 million and changing -3.74% at the moment leaves the stock 11.66% off its SMA200. TEF registered 11.34% gain for a year compared to 6-month gain of 39.97%. The firm has a 50-day simple moving average (SMA 50) of $4.6700 and a 200-day simple moving average (SMA200) of $4.1940.
The stock witnessed a 6.68% loss in the last 1 month and extending the period to 3 months gives it a 12.38%, and is -3.14% down over the last 5 days. If we measure the stock’s price variations over the week and the month, we find that the volatility rates stand at 1.27% over the week and 1.61% over the month.
Telefonica S.A. (TEF) has around 120799 employees, a market worth around $25.06B and $50.67B in sales. Current P/E ratio is 16.02 and Fwd P/E is 9.59. Profit margin for the company is 3.10%. Distance from 52-week low is 51.28% and -10.77% from its 52-week high. The company has generated returns on investments over the last 12 months (5.60%).
Telefonica S.A. (TEF) Analyst Forecasts
Analyst recommendations provided by FactSet shows that the consensus forecast for Telefonica S.A. (TEF) is a “Overweight”. 27 analysts offering their recommendations for the stock have an average rating of 3.00, where 10 rate it as a Hold and 2 think it is a “Overweight”. 12 of the analysts rate the stock as a “Buy”. 3 analysts have rated the stock as a Sell or Underperform.
Telefonica S.A. is expected to release its quarterly report on 04/29/2021 and quarterly earnings per share for the current quarter are estimated at $0.The EPS is expected to grow by 51.00% this year.
Telefonica S.A. (TEF): Who are the competitors?
The company’s main competitors (and peers) include Vodafone Group Plc (VOD) that is 29.26% higher over the past 12 months. Orange S.A. (ORAN) is 3.99% up on the 1-year trading charts. Short interest in the company’s stock has fallen -74.19% from the last report on Feb 11, 2021 to stand at a total of 4.86 million short shares sold with a short interest ratio of 1.35.