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Telefonica Brasil SA ADR VIV Stock Quote

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Last close prices updated as of Jan 27, 2023, 5:01 PM EST | USD | BATS BZX Real-Time Price
  • Last Close 7.92
  • Sector Communication Services
  • Industry Telecom Services
  • Investment Style Large Blend
  • Day Range 7.80  –  7.90
  • Year Range 6.49  –  11.78
  • Market Cap 13.0756 Bil
  • Volume / Avg 873,179.0 /  2.4 Mil
  • Price / Sales 1.44
  • Price / Book 0.97
  • Forward Div Yield 3.94%
  • Trailing Div Yield 7.44%

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Telefonica Brasil’s Large Wireless Business and Extensive Fiber Network Give It an Advantage

Business Strategy and Outlook

| Michael Hodel |

We believe Telefonica Brasil (Vivo) is one of the strongest telecom carriers in Brazil, vying with America Movil to offer converged wireless and fixed-line services across much of the country. But the market faces several challenges, including stiff competition, a fragmented fixed-line industry, and general economic weakness that has also hurt the value of the Brazilian real in recent years. The plan to carve up Oi’s wireless assets appears to be nearing completion, promising to significantly improve the industry’s structure, cutting the number of wireless players to three. While results will likely remain volatile, we expect Vivo will prosper as Brazilians continue to adopt wireless and fixed-line data services.

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Company Profile VIV

Business Description

Telefonica Brasil, known as Vivo, is the largest wireless carrier in Brazil with 97 million customers, equal to about 38% market share. The firm is strongest in the postpaid business, where it has 57 million customers, about 41% share of this market. It is the incumbent fixed-line telephone operator in Sao Paulo state and, following the acquisition of GVT, the owner of an extensive fiber network across the country. The firm provides internet access to 6 million households on this network. Following its parent Telefonica’s footsteps, Vivo is cross-selling fixed-line and wireless services as a converged offering. The firm also sells pay-tv services to its fixed-line customers.

Avenida Engenheiro Luis Carlos Berrini, 1376, 32nd Floor
Sao Paulo, SP, 04571-936, BRA
Industry Telecom Services
Employees 33,985

FAQs for Telefonica Brasil SA ADR Stock

Yes. VIV has a forward dividend yield of 3.94%. See VIV’s full dividends and stock split history on the Dividend tab.
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VIV’s market cap is 13.08 Bil.
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VIV’s stock style is Large Core.
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High-growth stocks tend to represent the technology, healthcare, and communications sectors. They rarely distribute dividends to shareholders, opting for reinvestment in their businesses. More value-oriented stocks tend to represent financial services, utilities, and energy stocks. These are established companies that reliably pay dividends.

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VIV’s price/sales is 1.44.
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VIV’s price/forward earnings is 15.77.
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VIV’s price/book is 0.97.
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VIV’s beta can be found in Trading Information at the top of this page.
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