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How to buy Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson publ stock

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Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ) is a communication equipment business based in the US. Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson publ shares (ERIC) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson publ employs 101,113 staff and has a market cap (total outstanding shares value) of 0.00.

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Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson publ share price

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Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson publ shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-29.
52-week range$7.81 - $14.39
50-day moving average $13.66
200-day moving average $12.51
Wall St. target price$16.86
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield $0.113 (0.8%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-0.72

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Is Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson publ under- or over-valued?

Valuing Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson publ stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson publ's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson publ's PEG ratio

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson publ's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 3.0467. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson publ's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson publ financials

Gross profit TTM $94.4 billion
Return on assets TTM 6.8%
Return on equity TTM 22.14%
Profit margin 7.97%
Book value $3.25
Market capitalisation $46.7 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson publ shares

There are currently 3.9 million Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson publ shares held short by investors – that's known as Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson publ's "short interest". This figure is 5.6% down from 4.1 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson publ shares can be evaluated.

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson publ's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson publ's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson publ shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson publ shares traded daily (recently around 6.1 million). Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson publ's SIR currently stands at 0.63. In other words for every 100,000 Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson publ shares traded daily on the market, roughly 630 shares are currently held short.

However Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson publ's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson publ shares, or, against the total number of tradable Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson publ shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson publ's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson publ shares in existence, roughly 0 shares are currently held short) or 0% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson publ shares, roughly 0 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson publ.

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Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson publ share dividends

26%

Dividend payout ratio: 25.68% of net profits

Recently Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson publ has paid out, on average, around 25.68% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.43% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson publ shareholders could enjoy a 1.43% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson publ's case, that would currently equate to about $0.113 per share.

While Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson publ's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson publ may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson publ's most recent dividend payout was on 15 April 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 30 March 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson publ's shares ever split?

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson publ's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 9 June 2008. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson publ shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson publ shares which in turn could have impacted Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson publ's share price.

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson publ share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson publ's shares have ranged in value from as little as $7.814 up to $14.39. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson publ's is 0.119. This would suggest that Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson publ's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson publ overview

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ), together with its subsidiaries, provides communication infrastructure, services, and software solutions to the telecom and other sectors. It operates through four segments: Networks, Digital Services, Managed Services, and Emerging Business and Other. The Networks segment offers hardware, software, and related services for radio access and transport, as well as related services, such as design, tuning, network rollout, and customer support. The Digital Services segment provides products and services for operators in the areas of business support systems, operations support systems, cloud core, cloud communication, and cloud infrastructure, as well as consulting, learning, and testing services. The Managed Services segment offers networks and IT managed, network design and optimization, and application development and maintenance services to operators. The Emerging Business and Other segment consists of emerging businesses, including Internet of Things; iconectiv; Cradlepoint that provides wireless edge WAN 4G and 5G enterprise solutions; Red Bee Media, MediaKind, and other new businesses. It operates in North America, Europe and Latin America, the Middle East and Africa, South East Asia, Oceania, India, North East Asia, and internationally.

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