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VEON Ltd is a telecom services business based in the US. VEON shares (VEON) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. VEON employs 43,639 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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VEON share price

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VEON shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-23.
52-week range$1.20 - $1.90
50-day moving average $1.76
200-day moving average $1.61
Wall St. target price$1.98
PE ratio 6.4211
Dividend yield $0.15 (8.57%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.18

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Is it a good time to buy VEON stock?

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Is VEON under- or over-valued?

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

VEON's P/E ratio

VEON's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 6x. In other words, VEON shares trade at around 6x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.


VEON's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $2.9 billion.

The EBITDA is a measure of a VEON's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

VEON financials

Revenue TTM $8 billion
Operating margin TTM 19.24%
Gross profit TTM $6.1 billion
Return on assets TTM 6.27%
Return on equity TTM -19.55%
Profit margin -4.37%
Book value $0.09
Market capitalisation $3 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting VEON shares

There are currently 30.6 million VEON shares held short by investors – that's known as VEON's "short interest". This figure is 45.9% up from 21.0 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting VEON shares can be evaluated.

VEON's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

VEON's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of VEON shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of VEON shares traded daily (recently around 5.9 million). VEON's SIR currently stands at 5.2. In other words for every 100,000 VEON shares traded daily on the market, roughly 5200 shares are currently held short.

However VEON's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of VEON shares, or, against the total number of tradable VEON shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case VEON's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 VEON shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable VEON shares, roughly 0 shares are currently held short).

A SIR below 10% would generally be considered to indicate a fairly optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against VEON.

Find out more about how you can short VEON stock.

VEON's environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like VEON.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

VEON's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 56.57

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and VEON's overall score of 56.57 (as at 12/31/2018) is pretty good – landing it in it in the 38th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like VEON is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

VEON's environmental score

Environmental score: 52.67/100

VEON's environmental score of 52.67 puts it squarely in the 28th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that VEON is doing better than many of its peers in terms of its environmental impact, and so perhaps exposed to a slightly lower level of risk.

VEON's social score

Social score: 55.46/100

VEON's social score of 55.46 puts it squarely in the 57th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that VEON is pretty average in terms of looking after its workforce and social impact.

VEON's governance score

Governance score: 65.15/100

VEON's governance score puts it squarely in the 34th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that VEON is impressive in terms of responsible leadership, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

VEON's controversy score

Controversy score: 4/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. VEON scored a 4 out of 5 for controversy – the second-lowest score possible, reflecting that VEON has a damaged public profile.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

VEON Ltd was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 56.57
Total ESG percentile 37.66
Environmental score 52.67
Environmental score percentile 28.4
Social score 55.46
Social score percentile 57.38
Governance score 65.15
Governance score percentile 33.54
Level of controversy 4

VEON share dividends

We're not expecting VEON to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have VEON's shares ever split?

VEON's shares were split on a 5:1 basis on 21 August 2007. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 5 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your VEON shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 80% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for VEON shares which in turn could have impacted VEON's share price.

VEON share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, VEON's shares have ranged in value from as little as $1.2 up to $1.9. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

VEON.US volatility(beta: 1.35)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while VEON's is 1.3491. This would suggest that VEON's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

VEON overview

VEON Ltd. , through its subsidiaries, provides mobile and fixed-line telecommunications services. It offers voice, data, and other telecommunication services through a range of wireless, fixed, and broadband internet services. The company provides value added services, including short messages, multimedia messages, caller number identification, call waiting, data transmission, mobile internet, downloadable content, mobile finance services, machine-to-machine, and other services; national and international roaming services; wireless internet access and mobile financial services; and mobile bundles and call completion services. It also offers fixed-line telecommunication services, such as voice, data, internet, and value added services for corporations, operators, and consumers, as well as sells equipment and accessories. The company provides its services under the Beeline, Kyivstar, Jazz, Djezzy, and banglalink brands in Russia, Pakistan, Algeria, Uzbekistan, Ukraine, Bangladesh, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Georgia. It serves approximately 210 million customers.

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