Spanish Cellnex Telecom has presented its 20191Q results. Revenue amounted to € 241 million (+11%) and EBITDA was € 159 million (+11%). The net result closed neutral at € 0 million compared to losses of 37 million in the first quarter of 2018, according to the firm.
Santander Corporate & Investment | We continue to like Cellnex´s long term history (Objective Price for December 2018 of €27.30/share, based only on the current scope), but the potential value of future corporate transactions will begin to be reflects in its listing. Maintain.
Renta4 | Cellnex (CLNX) has contracted Goldman Sachs for the acquisition of a holding in the French company TDF. The news limits the posible holding to 60%, in a company in which Brookfield, which holds 45%, has announced the sale of its holding.
Manuel Moreno Capa | In 2017, Marieta del Rivero was the first woman to be incorporated, as an independent, in the board of Cellnex Telecom, a company created in 2015. Marieta del Rivero proposes many other measures, at least temporary, to increase the number of women sitting on boards. Described in some media as one of the most influential women in Spain, she considers a change in corporate culture essential, “the great barrier to women being able to get to the top”
Cellnex Telecom is the leading independent operator of wireless telecommunications’ infrastructure in Europe and is a newcomer to the Spanish stock exchange (it made its debut on June 9). In the first half to June, the company obtained revenues of €338 million and EBITDA of €134 million. Net income reached €24 million compared to €18 million a year earlier. At end-June, Cellnex had a portfolio of 15,135 towers located in Spain, Italy, the Netherlands and France. Cellnex is a subsidiary of Abertis.
Newcomer to the stock exchange, Cellnex (a subsidiary of Abertis in the business of telecommunications networks) and oldtimer Viscofan (which manufactures cellulose wrapping for the food sector) will substitute two new generation construction companies (Sacyr and OHL). Both of these firms are controlled either by families or professionals.
Cellnex Telecom is the leading independent operator of wireless telecommunications’ infrastructure in Europe. It is a growth investment opportunity, but it is currently trading at too demanding multiples. We would recommend to wait for some dips in the stock market to start to build up a position with a medium-long term view.