Telefonica Brasil S.A. (NYSE:VIV) saw an upside of 0.26% to $7.78 after adding $0.02 on Tuesday. The 5-day average trading volume is 2,395,354 shares of the company’s common stock. It has gained $7.92 in the past week and touched a new high 3 times within the past 5 days. An average of 2,255,299 shares of the company has been traded in the last 20 days, and the 50-day average volume stands at 2,644,523.
VIV’s 1-month performance is 8.56% or $0.34 on its low of $6.49 reached on 01/03/23. The company’s shares have touched a 52-week low of $6.49 and high of $11.55, with the stock’s rally to the 52-week high happening on 01/24/23. YTD, VIV has achieved 9.77% or $0.61 and has reached a new high 10 times. However, the current price is down -32.66% from the 52-week high price.
VIV stock has a beta of 0.47. Moving on to other valuation ratios, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio is 1.47 while the price-to-book (PB) in the most recent quarter is 0.97, with the price to cash flow ratio at 18.85.
Telefonica Brasil S.A.’s quick ratio for the period ended September 29 was 0.80, with the current ratio over the same period at 0.90. As well, the company’s long term debt to equity for the quarter ending September 29 was 0.20, while the total debt to equity was 0.29. In terms of profitability, the gross margin trailing 12 months is 42.70%. The firm’s gross profit as reported stood at $1.31 billion against revenue of $8.16 billion.
For the quarterly period ending September 29 this year, Net income and sales went down compared to those figures reported in the previous quarter. Analysts expected VIV to announce $0.14 per share in earnings in its latest quarter, but it posted $0.16, representing a 14.30% surprise. EBITDA for the quarter stood at more than $868.33 million. VIV stock balance sheet for the quarter ending September 29 shows that total liabilities totaled 10.16 billion, with total debt at $19.92 billion.
Let’s look briefly at Telefonica Brasil S.A. (VIV) price momentum from a technical analysis perspective. The 9-day relative strength index as at close on 23 January was 63.71% to suggest the stock is trending Neutral, with historical volatility in this time period at 23.23%.
The stock’s 5-day moving average is $7.70, reflecting a +1.91% or $0.14 change from its current price. VIV is currently trading +6.67% above its 20-day SMA, -6.23% above its 100-day SMA. However, the stock’s current price level is away from the SMA50 by -1.84% and SMA200 by-33.49%.
Stochastic %K and %D was 90.99% and 92.83% and the average true range (ATR) pointed at 0.23. The RSI (14) points at 60.07%, while the 14-day stochastic is at 88.09% with the period’s ATR at 0.24. The stock’s 9-day MACD Oscillator is pointing at 0.08 and 0.27 on the 14-day charts.
In the most recent analyst report for Telefonica Brasil S.A. (NYSE: VIV), Scotiabank downgraded it to a Sector perform rating. They previously had a Sector outperform rating on the stock. Analysts offering their rating for VIV stock have a consensus rating for the stock as Overweight. Currently, 1 brokerage advisors rate VIV as a “sell,”, while 5 advise that investors “Hold.” 0 analysts have rated the stock as underweight. 1 rates the stock as overweight while 6 have offered a “buy” rating.