News stories about Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri AS (NYSE:TKC) have trended somewhat negative recently, according to Accern. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri AS earned a news sentiment score of -0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the Wireless communications provider an impact score of 45.8462484394184 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
Separately, Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri AS from a “buy” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, December 20th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, three have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $10.00.
Shares of Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri AS (TKC) traded up $0.49 during mid-day trading on Thursday, reaching $10.37. 633,724 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 382,292. Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri AS has a twelve month low of $6.90 and a twelve month high of $10.49. The stock has a market capitalization of $9,080.00, a PE ratio of 16.20 and a beta of 0.97. The company has a current ratio of 1.62, a quick ratio of 1.61 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.53.
The firm also recently announced an annual dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, December 26th. Shareholders of record on Monday, December 18th were issued a dividend of $0.2887 per share. This is a boost from Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri AS’s previous annual dividend of $0.14. This represents a yield of 3.16%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, December 15th. Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri AS’s dividend payout ratio is currently 121.88%.
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Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri AS Company Profile
Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri AS is engaged in establishing and operating a Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) network in Turkey and regional states. The Company’s segments include Turkcell Turkey, which includes the operations of Turkcell Superonline, Turkcell Satis ve Dagitim Hizmetleri A.S., group call center operations of Global Bilgi Pazarlama Danisma ve Cagri Servisi Hizmetleri A.S., Turktell Bilisim Servisleri A.S., Kule Hizmet ve Isletmecilik A.S., Turkcell Odeme Hizmetleri A.S.
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