Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, Turkish telecom provider Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Turkcell's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (Founded)||Istanbul (1993)|
|Market Cap||$10.4 billion|
|Industry||Wireless telecom services|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$5.83 billion|
CEO Sureyya Ciliv (since 2007)
CFO Serkan Okandan (since 2005)
|Return on Equity (Average, Past 3 Years)||19.2%|
|Cash/Debt||$3.34 billion / $1.92 billion|
Sources: Capital IQ (a division of Standard & Poor's) and Motley Fool CAPS.
Stock's been beaten up on Euro fears and partner disputes. This is a bet that both concerns will be resolved eventually and the juicy dividend coming back. I like my chances.
In fact, Turkcell boasts a robust three-year average operating margin of 23%. That's higher than that of other large telecom plays like Vodafone (16%), AT&T
Turkish telecom with nice [previous >4.5%] dividend. Dispute among three partners -- Sweden's TeliaSonera, Russia's Altimo and Turkey's Cukurova -- over control of the company has resulted in delay of annual meeting and failure to make annual dividend distribution. Stock has been hammered presenting a buying opportunity for those with an appetite for risk.
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