NYSE:CHA - China Telecom Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$49.87 -0.78 (-1.54 %)
(As of 12/10/2018 12:56 PM ET)
Previous Close$50.65
Today's Range$49.70 - $50.30
52-Week Range$41.28 - $54.10
Volume659 shs
Average Volume58,326 shs
Market Capitalization$40.99 billion
P/E Ratio14.68
Dividend Yield2.60%
Beta0.8
China Telecom Corporation Limited, together with its subsidiaries, provides wireline and mobile telecommunications services primarily in the People's Republic of China. It offers wireline voice services, including local wireline telephone services and long distance wireline services; CDMA mobile voice services, such as local calls, domestic and international long distance calls, intra-provincial roaming, and inter-provincial roaming and international roaming; wireline Internet access services comprising dial-up and broadband services; wireless Internet access services; and wireline, Internet, and mobile value-added services. The company also provides Best Tone information services; and information technology-based integrated solutions, such as system integration, outsourcing, special advisory, information application, knowledge, and software development services. In addition, it offers managed data services that include digital data network, frame relay, and asynchronous transfer mode services for government agencies, large corporations, and institutions; and leased line services, as well as sells, repairs, and maintains customer-end equipment. Further, the company provides international telecommunications services, including lease of network equipment, international Internet access and transit, Internet data center, and mobile virtual network services in various countries, including the Asia Pacific, Europe, Africa, South America, and North America; and music production and related information, instant messenger, and e-commerce services, as well as sells telecommunications terminals and calling cards. As of December 31, 2017, it had approximately 122 million access lines in service; 134 million wireline broadband subscribers; and 250 million mobile subscribers. The company was incorporated in 2002 and is based in Beijing, the People's Republic of China. China Telecom Corporation Limited is a subsidiary of China Telecommunications Corporation.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Telephone communication, except radio
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorUtilities
Current SymbolNYSE:CHA
Previous Symbol
CUSIPN/A
Phone86-10-5850-1508

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.14
Current Ratio0.29
Quick Ratio0.27

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio14.68
Forward P/E Ratio13.78
P/E Growth2.02

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$54.20 billion
Price / Sales0.74
Cash Flow$16.8480 per share
Price / Cash Flow2.96
Book Value$59.74 per share
Price / Book0.83

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net IncomeN/A
Net MarginsN/A
Return on EquityN/A
Return on AssetsN/A

Miscellaneous

Employees284,206
Outstanding Shares809,320,000
Market Cap$40.99 billion
OptionableNot Optionable

China Telecom (NYSE:CHA) Frequently Asked Questions

What is China Telecom's stock symbol?

China Telecom trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "CHA."

How often does China Telecom pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for China Telecom?

China Telecom declared an annual dividend on Monday, April 9th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, May 31st will be given a dividend of $1.4651 per share on Monday, August 6th. This represents a yield of 3.29%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, May 30th. This is a positive change from China Telecom's previous annual dividend of $1.35. View China Telecom's Dividend History.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for China Telecom?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for China Telecom in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 3 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for China Telecom.

Has China Telecom been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about CHA stock have been trending very positive this week, InfoTrie reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. China Telecom earned a news sentiment score of 3.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the utilities provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

Who are some of China Telecom's key competitors?

Who are China Telecom's key executives?

China Telecom's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Jie Yang, Chairman & CEO (Age 56)
  • Mr. Ruiwen Ke, COO, Pres & Exec. Director (Age 56)
  • Madam Min Zhu, Exec. VP, CFO, Sec. & Exec. Director (Age 53)
  • Mr. Yuzhu Ma, Managing Director of Corp. Culture Department (Age 64)
  • Mr. Tongqing Gao, Exec. VP & Exec. Director (Age 54)

Who are China Telecom's major shareholders?

China Telecom's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Franklin Resources Inc. (0.21%), Morgan Stanley (0.06%), Aperio Group LLC (0.06%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.03%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.03%) and Acadian Asset Management LLC (0.01%).

Which major investors are selling China Telecom stock?

CHA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Morgan Stanley, Bank of Montreal Can, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Jane Street Group LLC, O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC, Franklin Resources Inc. and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP.

Which major investors are buying China Telecom stock?

CHA stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, Acadian Asset Management LLC, Aperio Group LLC, Private Advisor Group LLC, Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC, Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd., Sensato Investors LLC and First Trust Advisors LP.

How do I buy shares of China Telecom?

Shares of CHA can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is China Telecom's stock price today?

One share of CHA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $49.70.

How big of a company is China Telecom?

China Telecom has a market capitalization of $40.99 billion and generates $54.20 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $2.76 billion in net income (profit) each year or $3.40 on an earnings per share basis. China Telecom employs 284,206 workers across the globe.

What is China Telecom's official website?

The official website for China Telecom is http://www.chinatelecom-h.com.

How can I contact China Telecom?

China Telecom's mailing address is 31 JINRONG STREET, BEIJING F4, 100033. The utilities provider can be reached via phone at 86-10-5850-1508 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for China Telecom (NYSE CHA)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  207 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  277 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  484
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about China Telecom and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe CHA will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe CHA will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/10/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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