Royal Bank of Canada Reiterates Hold Rating for Telefonica Brasil SA (VIV)

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Royal Bank of Canada Reiterates Hold Rating for Telefonica Brasil SA (VIV)

Investors may also be paying close concentration to some simple moving average indicators on shares of Telefonica Brasil S.A. (VIV). Telefonica Brasil SA earned a media sentiment score of 0.31 on AlphaOne's scale.

The consensus analysts recommendation at this point stands at 2.30 for Telefonica Brasil S.A. This is based on a 1-5 scale where 1 indicates a Strong Buy and 5 a Strong Sell.

Media stories about Telefonica Brasil SA (NYSE:VIV) have trended positive recently, according to AlphaOne.

11/04/2014 - Gabelli began new coverage on Telefonica Brasil S.A. giving the company a "hold" rating. Several institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in VIV.

TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: "Telefonica Brasil SA (VIV) Downgraded to "Hold" at Zacks Investment Research" was reported by Chaffey Breeze and is the sole property of of Chaffey Breeze.

Separately, TheStreet upgraded Telefonica Brasil SA from a "c" rating to a "b-" rating in a report on Wednesday, March 8th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company. The legal version of this story can be viewed at

Telefonica Brasil S.A. (NYSE:VIV) last session's volume of 8.09 million shares was higher than its average volume of 1.4 million shares. 5,769,986 shares of the company's stock were exchanged. Telefonica Brasil SA has a one year low of $11.28 and a one year high of $15.69. Moving forward to EPS growth, the firms has 37.30% and 5.50% earnings per share growth for this year.

With the recent move, the stock now boasts a market cap of 20642.67and a beta of 1.30.

The business also recently declared a dividend, which was paid on Monday, May 1st. Investors of record on Monday, May 1st were issued a $0.353 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, April 27th. This is an increase from Telefonica Brasil SA's previous dividend of $0.06. Telefonica Brasil SA's dividend payout ratio is now 81.54%.

Investors may be closely monitoring historical stock price performance in order to examine what has been happening with company shares. Over the last quarter, the stock has performed -9.00%. Capital Fund Management S.A. now owns 44,196 shares of the Wireless communications provider's stock valued at $640,000 after buying an additional 14,121 shares in the last quarter. Harel Insurance Investments & Financial Services Ltd. boosted its position in Telefonica Brasil SA by 2.1% in the first quarter. Princeton Alpha Management LP bought a new position in shares of Telefonica Brasil SA during the first quarter valued at about $158,000. Comerica Bank boosted its position in Telefonica Brasil SA by 0.5% in the first quarter.

Telefonica Brasil SA Company Profile Telefonica Brasil SA is a mobile telecommunications company in Brazil offering postpaid mobile services. The Company also operates as a fixed telecommunications company in the state of Sao Paulo. On the other hand, such growth rates in EPS are more consistent in case of "matured companies" which has experienced a whole economic cycle of expansion and contraction, through a bear market phase along with a bull run. It offers its clients a portfolio of products, including mobile and fixed voice, mobile data, fixed broadband, ultra-fast broadband, Pay television, information technology and digital services.

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