Contrasting Telecom Italia (TI) & Its Peers

Telecom Italia (NYSE: TI) is one of 48 publicly-traded companies in the “Integrated Telecommunications Services” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare Telecom Italia to related businesses based on the strength of its risk, valuation, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, dividends, profitability and earnings.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Telecom Italia and its peers revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Telecom Italia $21.06 billion $2.00 billion N/A
Telecom Italia Competitors $16.60 billion $1.32 billion 7.94

Telecom Italia has higher revenue and earnings than its peers.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

0.8% of Telecom Italia shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 60.1% of shares of all “Integrated Telecommunications Services” companies are held by institutional investors. 5.0% of shares of all “Integrated Telecommunications Services” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Risk & Volatility

Telecom Italia has a beta of 0.9, meaning that its share price is 10% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Telecom Italia’s peers have a beta of 0.28, meaning that their average share price is 72% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Telecom Italia and its peers, as reported by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Telecom Italia 0 2 2 0 2.50
Telecom Italia Competitors 592 1701 2026 66 2.36

Telecom Italia currently has a consensus target price of $1.80, suggesting a potential downside of 78.97%. As a group, “Integrated Telecommunications Services” companies have a potential upside of 71.39%. Given Telecom Italia’s peers higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Telecom Italia has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.


This table compares Telecom Italia and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Telecom Italia N/A N/A N/A
Telecom Italia Competitors 2.39% -0.81% 2.02%

Telecom Italia Company Profile

Telecom Italia S.p.A. (Telecom Italia) operates fixed voice and data infrastructure in Italy, and provides mobile network platforms. The Company focuses on various areas of digital services, including Enriched Communication, Trusted Digital Life, Business Life, Indoor Life, Mobile Open Life and Digital Entertainment. Its segments include Consumer, Business, National Wholesale and Other. It is engaged in developing various projects in areas, including Smart Green, Social Reading, Solutions for good schooling, Digital tourism 2.0, Smart Home, FriendTV and Big Data. Smart Green is the assessment of projects connected with the environment and potential partnerships with the local government offices for the monitoring of air in public offices and urban areas, using networks of sensors connected to the Company’s Cloud. The Company is involved, either alone or in partnership with external partners, in devising and developing healthcare services at national, regional and local level.

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