KPN strong underperformer in the Netherlands

The past years KPN had been losing in value. Because of the losses of 56 percent over the past 12 months the share is one of the worst performing shares in the Netherlands. The average Dutch stock gained the past 10 year approximately 131 percent. Among the losers in the Netherlands over the same period are Kardan , Pharming and Snowworld .

Returns KPN versus Dutch stocks

Buy & hold Returns stock KPN several periods, excluding dividend returns

Investors who invested in 2007 in the company's share now have a huge loss of 56 percent. Since 2012 the stock has a price gain of 5 percent. over the past 90 days the stock made a loss of 8 percent.

For this year KPN 's revenue will be around 5,76 billion euros. This is according to the average of the analysts' estimates. This is rather significant lower than 2017's revenue of 6,5 billion euros.

Historical revenues and results KPN plus estimates 2018


The analysts expect for 2018 a net profit of 463 million euros. For this year the majority of the analysts, consulted by press agency Thomson Reuters, expects a profit per share of 11 cent. Based on this the price/earnings-ratio is 20,64.

Huge dividend KPN

Analysts expect a dividend of 0,13 cents per share. KPN 's dividend yield thus equals 5,73 percent. The average dividend yield of the telecommunications companies equals an attractive2 percent.

Most recent target prices around 3 euros

The most recent recommendations for the telecommunications company are from Credit Suisse , Berenberg and Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

Based on the current number of shares KPN 's market capitalization equals 9,66 billion euros. The KPN stock was the past 12 months quite volatile. Since last October the stock is 19 percent lower. This year the stock price moved between 2 and 3 euro. Since 2008 the stock price is almost 56 percent lower.

Historical stock prices KPN2007-2018

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At 16.32 the stock trades 0,49 percent lower at 2,27 euros. News Wire & Equity Research: +31 084-0032-842

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