Head to Head Analysis: Telenor ASA (TELNF) and Its Peers

Telenor ASA (OTCMKTS:TELNFGet Free Report) is one of 155 public companies in the “Telecom Services” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare Telenor ASA to related companies based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends, risk, profitability, earnings and valuation.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Telenor ASA and its rivals top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Telenor ASA N/A N/A 2.39
Telenor ASA Competitors $9.09 billion $723.84 million -233.87

Telenor ASA’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Telenor ASA. Telenor ASA is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

17.3% of Telenor ASA shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 30.4% of shares of all “Telecom Services” companies are owned by institutional investors. 32.1% of shares of all “Telecom Services” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.


This table compares Telenor ASA and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Telenor ASA N/A N/A N/A
Telenor ASA Competitors -10.27% -19.02% 0.43%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Telenor ASA and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Telenor ASA 0 0 0 0 N/A
Telenor ASA Competitors 722 2247 4103 112 2.50

As a group, “Telecom Services” companies have a potential upside of 75.24%. Given Telenor ASA’s rivals higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Telenor ASA has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.


Telenor ASA pays an annual dividend of $7.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 66.7%. Telenor ASA pays out 159.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. As a group, “Telecom Services” companies pay a dividend yield of 15.8% and pay out 45.4% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.


Telenor ASA rivals beat Telenor ASA on 6 of the 10 factors compared.

Telenor ASA Company Profile

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Telenor ASA, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a telecommunication company worldwide. The company's mobile communication services comprise voice, data, Internet, and content services, as well as customer equipment and messaging. Its fixed services consist of telephony, Internet and TV, and leased lines, as well as data and managed services; and broadcasting and data communication services through satellite, terrestrial radio, and TV transmission. The company also provides machine-to-machine communication, as well as internet based services. Telenor ASA was founded in 1855 and is headquartered in Fornebu, Norway.

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