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Telefonica is a company providing broadband and telecommunications solutions. It offers mobile, landline, Internet, and television telecommunication services operating a number of brands, including Telefonica, Movistar, O2, and Vivo. The company serves both residential and corporate customers.
TypePublic
Founded1924
HQMadrid, ES
Websitetelefonica.com
Employee Ratings3.9

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)117,347(-3%)
Job Openings328
Revenue (FY, 2019)€48.4 B
Share Price (May 2020)$4.8 (-2%)

Key People/Management at Telefonica

Chema Alonso

Chema Alonso

Chief Digital Consumer Office, Telefónica S.A.
Enrique Lloves

Enrique Lloves

Chief Strategy & Corporate Development Officer
Alfredo Serret

Alfredo Serret

Global Director IoT Business Development
Pablo de Carvajal

Pablo de Carvajal

General Counsel & Regulatory Affairs, Telefónica S.A.
Eduardo Navarro

Eduardo Navarro

Chief Comms, Brand, Public Affairs & Sustainability Officer
Andrés Padilla

Andrés Padilla

Global Director New IOT Solutions
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Telefonica Office Locations

Telefonica has offices in Madrid, Buenos Aires, São Paulo, Providencia and in 8 other locations
Madrid, ES (HQ)
Edificio Central - 2ª, Ronda de la Comunicación
Madrid, ES
Gran Vía 28, 7ª planta
Buenos Aires, AR
Av. Independencia 169
São Paulo, BR
Condomínio Edifício Alice Maria Sampaio Ferreira - Av. Engenheiro Luís Carlos Berrini, 1 - 376 - 28o. andar - Cidade Monções
Providencia, CL
Av. Providencia 111
Bogotá, CO
Av. N0., Cl. 114a #5855
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Telefonica Financials and Metrics

Telefonica Revenue

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Telefonica's revenue was reported to be €48.42 b in FY, 2019 which is a 0.6% decrease from the previous period.
EUR

Revenue (FY, 2019)

48.4b

Revenue growth (FY, 2018 - FY, 2019), %

(0.6%)

Gross profit (FY, 2019)

34.8b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2019), %

71.8%

Net income (FY, 2019)

1.7b

EBITDA (FY, 2019)

15.1b

EBIT (FY, 2019)

4.5b

Market capitalization (29-May-2020)

24.3b

Closing stock price (29-May-2020)

4.8

Cash (31-Dec-2019)

6.0b

EV

77.8b
Telefonica's current market capitalization is $24.3 b.
Annual
EURFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

52.0b52.0b48.7b48.4b

Revenue growth, %

(5%)0%(6%)(1%)

Cost of goods sold

15.2b15.0b14.0b13.6b

Gross profit

36.8b37.0b34.7b34.8b
Quarterly
EURQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019

Revenue

13.1b13.0b12.8b12.2b12.1b11.7b12.0b12.1b11.9b

Cost of goods sold

3.7b3.6b3.7b3.3b3.4b3.4b3.3b3.3b3.4b

Gross profit

9.4b9.3b9.1b8.9b8.8b8.3b8.7b8.9b8.5b

Gross profit Margin, %

72%72%71%73%72%71%73%73%72%
Annual
EURFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

3.7b5.2b5.7b6.0b

Accounts Receivable

11.6b10.9b10.7b11.0b

Prepaid Expenses

1.4b1.4b1.3b1.1b

Inventories

1.1b1.1b1.7b2.0b
Quarterly
EURQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019

Cash

7.4b6.0b3.7b4.8b3.7b6.1b8.4b7.6b8.8b

Inventories

1.1b1.0b1.2b1.2b1.2b1.8b1.6b1.7b2.3b

Current Assets

24.3b22.9b18.9b20.8b19.4b22.0b26.6b26.8b27.2b

PP&E

36.7b34.2b34.3b33.7b32.7b33.1b16.4b35.5b32.0b
Annual
EURFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

63.5b63.5b58.8b57.7b

Cash From Operating Activities

13.3b13.8b13.4b15.0b

Purchases of PP&E

(9.2b)(9.0b)(8.6b)(7.7b)

Cash From Investing Activities

(8.2b)(10.2b)(8.7b)(5.6b)
Quarterly
EURQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019

Net Income

16.6b32.0b47.7b15.1b29.8b43.4b14.7b28.8b42.9b

Cash From Operating Activities

1.7b6.0b9.9b2.6b6.1b9.2b3.7b7.3b11.1b

Purchases of PP&E

(2.3b)(4.4b)(6.8b)(2.1b)(4.6b)(6.4b)(2.0b)(3.8b)(5.9b)

Cash From Investing Activities

(3.4b)(5.9b)(8.0b)(3.4b)(5.3b)(6.6b)(2.1b)(3.0b)(3.8b)
EURY, 2019

EV/EBITDA

5.1 x

EV/EBIT

17.1 x

EV/CFO

5.2 x

Revenue/Employee

412.6k

Debt/Equity

2.3 x

Debt/Assets

0.5 x

Financial Leverage

4.7 x

P/E Ratio

28.0
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Telefonica Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
StatiqMarch 04, 2017
Synergic Partners S.LNovember 13, 2015
E-Plus MobilfunkOctober 01, 2014
Global Village Telecom (GVT)September 19, 2014€7.20 b
DTS CommunicationsJuly 04, 2014€295 m
Canal+May 07, 2014€725 m
eyeOSApril 01, 2014
SaluspotFebruary 21, 2014
AxisMedFebruary 04, 2013
TokBoxOctober 26, 2012
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Telefonica Revenue Breakdown

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Telefonica revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 13.2% from Telefónica Hispam Sur, 7.8% from Telefónica Hispam Norte, 20.7% from Telefónica Brazil, 15.3% from Telefónica Germany, 14.7% from Telefónica United Kingdom, 26.4% from Telefónica Spain and 1.9% from Other

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Telefonica Online and Social Media Presence

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Telefonica Company Culture

  • CEO Rating

    D-

    60/100

  • Compensation

    D

    55/100

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Telefonica News and Updates

Ciena Selected to Deploy Leading-Edge Packet Network for Telefonica UK

Ciena?s  (NYSE: CIEN) technology will be deployed by Telefo?nica UK to migrate legacy traffic onto a new packet network capable of supporting 5G, IoT and other next-generation applications. This upgrade will help Telefo?nica UK introduce innovative network automation capabilities and obtain greater …

Telefonica shares rise on O2-Virgin Media merger talks

Shares in Spain's Telefonica SA rose on Monday to post the only strong gains on an otherwise almost entirely red Madrid index, after the company confirmed it was in talks with billionaire John Malone's Liberty Global Plc over a possible merger of their respective businesses in Britain.

Liberty, Telefonica in Talks to Build $30 Billion U.K. Arm

Liberty, Telefonica Brave Pandemic to Build $30 Billion U.K. Arm

Telefonica Brasil to provide quarantine data in Brazil virus hot spot

Brazil's largest wireless carrier Telefonica Brasil SA will provide cellphone data to help authorities slow the spread of coronavirus in Sao Paulo state, the epicenter of the disease's outbreak in Latin America's largest country.

Telefonica Germany connects ALDI

A flagship project for more than 8,000 ALDI sites in 14 European countries Secure, scalable, straightforward: SD-WAN networking solution from Telefónica Germany meets all the high expectations of its partner.read more

Telefonica, TIM plan joint bid for Oi's mobile business in Brazil

(This March 10 story corrects to show Telefonica Brasil and TIM plan joint bid for Oi's mobile business, not whole company)
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Telefonica Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Telefonica founded?

    Telefonica was founded in 1924.

  • Who are Telefonica key executives?

    Telefonica's key executives are Chema Alonso, Enrique Lloves and Alfredo Serret.

  • How many employees does Telefonica have?

    Telefonica has 117,347 employees.

  • What is Telefonica revenue?

    Latest Telefonica annual revenue is €48.4 b.

  • What is Telefonica revenue per employee?

    Latest Telefonica revenue per employee is €412.6 k.

  • Who are Telefonica competitors?

    Competitors of Telefonica include Telenor, Deutsche Telekom and BridgeMAXX.

  • Where is Telefonica headquarters?

    Telefonica headquarters is located at Edificio Central - 2ª, Ronda de la Comunicación, Madrid.

  • Where are Telefonica offices?

    Telefonica has offices in Madrid, Buenos Aires, São Paulo, Providencia and in 8 other locations.

  • How many offices does Telefonica have?

    Telefonica has 13 offices.