5-Star Stocks Poised to Pop: Telecom Argentina
Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, telephone company Telecom Argentina (NYS: TEO) has earned a coveted five-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Telecom Argentina's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
Telecom Argentina facts
|Headquarters (Founded)||Buenos Aires, Argentina (since 1990)|
|Market Cap||$4.3 billion|
|Industry||Integrated telecommunication services|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$4.1 billion|
|Management||CEO Franco Bertone (since 2009)|
CFO Adrian Calaza (since 2009)
|Return on Equity (Average, Past 3 Years)||30.9%|
|Cash/Debt||$500.9 million / $33.7 million|
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Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 95% of the 200 members who have rated Telecom Argentina believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
I found this on my own 'Surprise, Surprise' screen (high earnings surprises in the last 90 days, strong revenue growth in the last year, and low to moderate P/E ratio). [Free cash flow] and Owner Earnings are growing. [Return on invested capital] and [cash return on invested capital] metrics are also very solid (20 % each), and growing. Foolish Flow Ratio is below one for the most recent year. ... Revenue and EPS / Earnings are growing very nicely. It's 5 stars, and this looks very cheap right now. I think this should be priced somewhere in the $60 or greater.
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