So Far This Year, Telefonica Brasil S.A. (VIV) Reached A New High 4 times


As of Friday close, Telefonica Brasil S.A.’s (NYSE:VIV) stock was down -$0.22, moving down -2.89 percent to $7.38. The average number of shares traded per day over the past five days has been 2,140,520 shares. 4 times new highs have been achieved over the past 5 days, with a -$0.03 fall in that time frame. In the last twenty days, the average volume was 1,892,430, while in the previous 50 days, it was 2,280,096.

Since last month, VIV stock retreated -2.48%. Shares of the company fell to $7.26 on 03/06/23, the lowest level in the past month. A 52-week high of $11.53 was reached on 01/31/23 after having rallying from a 52-week low of $6.48. Since the beginning of this year, VIV’s stock price has risen by 4.57% or $0.23, and marked a new high 13 times. However, the stock has declined by -36.02% since its 52-week high.

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Valuation Metrics

Right now, Telefonica Brasil S.A. (VIV) has a P/E ratio of about 15.57. The stock’s beta is 0.50. Besides these, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio of 1.36, the price-to-book (PB) ratio of 0.93, and the price-to-cash flow ratio of 19.55 may also be considered.

The latest dividend of $0.0123 per share was paid out, which is -94.77% less than last year’s $0.2350. On Tuesday February 28 2023, a $0.2228 dividend decrease was announced.

Financial Health

In the three months ended December 30, Telefonica Brasil S.A.’s quick ratio stood at 0.70, while its current ratio was 0.80, showing that the company is not able to pay off its debt. According to company report, the long-term debt-to-equity ratio for the quarter ending December 30 was 0.19, and the total debt-to-equity ratio was 0.28. On the profitability front, the trailing twelve-month gross margin is 42.90% percent. In the year ended December 30, operating margins totaled 13.70%. Based on annual data, VIV earned $1.28 billion in gross profit and brought in $9.31 billion in revenue.

A company’s management is another factor that investors consider when determining the profitability of an investment. In the past year, return on investment (ROI) was 6.60%. Return on equity (ROE) for the past 12 months was 5.90%.

According to the earnings report, the company had a higher net income in the recent quarter than it did in the previous quarter. While analysts expected Telefonica Brasil S.A. to report $0.14 quarterly earnings, the actual figure was $0.13 per share, beating the consensus estimate by -7.10%. During the quarter, the company generated $1.03 billion in EBITDA. The liabilities of Telefonica Brasil S.A. were 9.81 billion at the end of its most recent quarter ended December 30, and its total debt was $19.47 billion.

Technical Picture

This quick technical analysis looks at Telefonica Brasil S.A.’s (VIV) price momentum. With a historical volatility rate of 23.97%, the RSI 9-day stood at 43.25% on 17 March.

With respect to its five-day moving average, the current Telefonica Brasil S.A. price is down by -0.40% percent or -$0.03. At present, VIV shares trade -4.16% below its 20-day simple moving average and -5.38% percent below its 100-day simple moving average. However, the stock is currently trading approximately +10.48% above its SMA50 and -31.28% below its SMA200.

Stochastic coefficient K was 55.69% and Stochastic coefficient D was 51.80%, while ATR was 0.19. Given the Stochastic reading of 28.24% for the 14-day period, the RSI (14) reading has been calculated as 45.35%. As of today, the MACD Oscillator reading stands at 0.02, while the 14-day reading stands at 0.04.

Analyst Ratings

Telefonica Brasil S.A. downgraded its rating on Telefonica Brasil S.A. (NYSE: VIV) to a Sector perform in a note to investors on April 07, 2022. The analysts firm previously had a Sector outperform rating on the stock.Telefonica Brasil S.A. (VIV) has been rated Overweight by analysts. According to 1 brokerage firm, VIV is a sell, and 5 firms recommend it is a Hold. There are 0 analysts who say the stock is underweight. A total of 0 analysts rate Telefonica Brasil S.A. stock as buy, with 8 recommending it as overweight.

With a median target price of $9.75, the current consensus forecast for the stock is $7.19 – $11.74. Based on these forecasts, analysts predict Telefonica Brasil S.A. (VIV) will achieve an average price target of $9.43.


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