Playlist: TEL:xosl

Show less
Telecom stocks yielding returns for investors
Lea Jakobiak
09 October 2014 at 9:33 GMT
Video / 09 October 2014 at 9:33 GMT

Telecom stocks yielding returns for investors

Lea Jakobiak
European telecommunication companies are expected to begin offering dividends as the sector stabilises. During the recession many companies shocked investors by ending dividend payments. With European telecom stocks now paying a 4 percent average dividend, Holly Cook, Morningstar's Managing Editor, highlights four penitential companies to watch:

Orange is the cheapest European telecommunications stock available and is currently trading well below Morningstar’s fair value estimate of EUR 14.00.

Vodafone has already begun to offer a dividend, but the dividend’s growth rate is predicted to be much lower than pre-recession levels. Morningstar estimates a 3 percent annual dividend growth rate. The company is also speculated to be considering the acquisition of Swisscom’s Italian broadband firm, Fastweb.

Telefonica is undervalued according to Morningstar who has placed a fair value estimate on the company’s stock at EUR 14.00. Telefonica began offering a dividend this year, but it is not expected to increase the dividend rate anytime soon.

Telenor is the company on the list with the highest revenue growth rate and highest expected dividend growth rate.
Join the conversation below to be a part of the social trading experience.


The Saxo Bank Group entities each provide execution-only service and access to permitting a person to view and/or use content available on or via the website is not intended to and does not change or expand on this. Such access and use are at all times subject to (i) The Terms of Use; (ii) Full Disclaimer; (iii) The Risk Warning; (iv) the Rules of Engagement and (v) Notices applying to and/or its content in addition (where relevant) to the terms governing the use of hyperlinks on the website of a member of the Saxo Bank Group by which access to is gained. Such content is therefore provided as no more than information. In particular no advice is intended to be provided or to be relied on as provided nor endorsed by any Saxo Bank Group entity; nor is it to be construed as solicitation or an incentive provided to subscribe for or sell or purchase any financial instrument. All trading or investments you make must be pursuant to your own unprompted and informed self-directed decision. As such no Saxo Bank Group entity will have or be liable for any losses that you may sustain as a result of any investment decision made in reliance on information which is available on or as a result of the use of the Orders given and trades effected are deemed intended to be given or effected for the account of the customer with the Saxo Bank Group entity operating in the jurisdiction in which the customer resides and/or with whom the customer opened and maintains his/her trading account. When trading through your contracting Saxo Bank Group entity will be the counterparty to any trading entered into by you. does not contain (and should not be construed as containing) financial, investment, tax or trading advice or advice of any sort offered, recommended or endorsed by Saxo Bank Group and should not be construed as a record of ourtrading prices, or as an offer, incentive or solicitation for the subscription, sale or purchase in any financial instrument. To the extent that any content is construed as investment research, you must note and accept that the content was not intended to and has not been prepared in accordance with legal requirements designed to promote the independence of investment research and as such, would be considered as a marketing communication under relevant laws. Please read our disclaimers:
- Notification on Non-Independent Invetment Research
- Full disclaimer

Check your inbox for a mail from us to fully activate your profile. No mail? Have us re-send your verification mail