Telstra FY16 Earnings Result

Telstra (TLS.ASX) released its FY16 result with total income up 2.3% to $26.5bn and EBITDA down 3.9% to $10b, final dividend of $0.155 taking the full year dividend to $0.31 FY17 outlook is for 5% income growth and 3 – 5% EBITDA growth.  Capital management of $1.5bn in the form of a share buyback will be welcomed by investors. 

We have been buyers of Telstra since the $5.20 low in June and again on this pullback it’s worth looking for an entry point.   

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Author: Leon Hinde

Leon has been working in the financial services industry for 18 years in management and advisory roles. Leon has extensive experience in general advice and dealings involving securities and derivative financial products.

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