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TELUS Corporation Company Profile and SWOT Analysis by ICDResearch

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ICD Research's "TELUS Corporation: Company Profile and SWOT Analysis" contains in depth information and data about the company and its operations. The profile contains a company overview, business description, financial ratios, SWOT analysis, key facts, information on products and services plus information on key news events affecting the company.

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									TELUS Corporation

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TELUS Corporation                                                            Financial Snapshot

                                                                             Operating Performance
Fast Facts
                                                                             The company reported revenue of US$9,506.80
Headquarters Address                 21st Floor, Burnaby, V5H 3Z7,Canada
                                                                             million during the fiscal year 2010 (2010). The
                                                                             company's revenue grew at a CAGR of 5.47% during
Telephone                            + 1 800 6674871
                                                                             2006–2010, with an annual growth of 12.82% over
                                                                             2009. In 2010, the company recorded an operating
Fax                                  + 1 780 4937399                         margin of 19.50%, as against 17.38% in 2009.

Website                              www.telus.com
                                                                             Revenue and Margins
                                     T, Toronto Stock ExchangeT.A, Toronto
Ticker Symbol, Stock Exchange
                                     Stock Exchange

Number of Employees                  33,900

Fiscal Year End                      December

Revenue (in US$ million)             9,506.80

Revenue (in CAD million)             9,792.00




SWOT Analysis                                                                Return on Equity

Strengths                            Weaknesses                              The company recorded a return on equity (ROE) of
                                                                             13.51% for 2010, as compared to its peers, Rogers
                                     Below-par performance vis-à-vis the     Communications Inc. (Ticker: RCI.B), Shaw
Leading market position
                                     peers                                   Communications Inc. (Ticker: SJR.B) and BCE Inc.
                                                                             (Ticker: BCE), which recorded ROEs of 39.95%,
Robust strategy for TELUS TV         Increasing current liabilities          19.23% and 13.23% respectively. The company
                                                                             reported an operating margin of 19.50% in 2010.
Strong operational performance
                                                                             Return on Equity
Opportunities                        Threats

Agreement with Huawei Technologies Industry consolidation

Expansion of wireless and wireline
                                     Regulatory changes
networks

Growing LTE market                   Wireless number portability execution




                                                                             Liquidity Position

                                                                             The company reported a current ratio of 0.44 in 2010,
                                                                             as compared to its peers, Rogers Communications
                                                                             Inc., Shaw Communications Inc. and BCE Inc., which
                                                                             recorded current ratios of 0.63, 0.58 and 0.60
                                                                             respectively. As of December 2010, the company
                                                                             recorded cash and short-term investments of worth
                                                                             US$16.50 million, against US$822.33 million current
                                                                             debt. The company reported a debt to equity ratio of
                                                                             0.83 in 2010 as compared to its peers, Rogers
                                                                             Communications Inc., Shaw Communications Inc. and
                                                                             BCE Inc., which recorded debt to equity ratios of 2.31,
                                                                             1.44 and 0.69 respectively.




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TABLE OF CONTENTS

1     Business Analysis ................................................................................................................................... 5
    1.1       Company Overview ................................................................................................................................................5
    1.2       Business Description ..............................................................................................................................................5
    1.3       Major Products and Services .................................................................................................................................7
2     Analysis of Key Performance Indicators ............................................................................................... 8
    2.1       Five Year Snapshot: Overview of Financial and Operational Performance Indicators ..........................................8
    2.2       Key Financial Performance Indicators .................................................................................................................11
      2.2.1       Revenue and Operating Profit .........................................................................................................................11
      2.2.2       Asset, Liabilities and Capex .............................................................................................................................12
      2.2.3       Net Debt vs. Gearing Ratio ..............................................................................................................................13
      2.2.4       Solvency ..........................................................................................................................................................14
      2.2.5       Valuation ..........................................................................................................................................................15
    2.3       Competitive Benchmarking ..................................................................................................................................16
      2.3.1       Market Capitalization .......................................................................................................................................17
      2.3.2       Efficiency ..........................................................................................................................................................18
      2.3.3       Capital Expenditure ..........................................................................................................................................19
      2.3.4       Valuation ..........................................................................................................................................................20
      2.3.5       Turnover – Inventory and Asset .......................................................................................................................21
      2.3.6       Liquidity ............................................................................................................................................................22
3     Mergers & Acquisitions and Partnerships ........................................................................................... 23
    3.1       M&A and Partnerships Strategy ...........................................................................................................................23
4     Recent Developments ........................................................................................................................... 24
5     SWOT Analysis ...................................................................................................................................... 26
    5.1       SWOT Analysis - Overview ..................................................................................................................................26
    5.2       Strengths ......................................
								
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