NYSE:CHA - China Telecom Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $49.87 -0.78 (-1.54 %) (As of 12/10/2018 12:56 PM ET)Previous Close$50.65Today's Range$49.70 - $50.3052-Week Range$41.28 - $54.10Volume659 shsAverage Volume58,326 shsMarket Capitalization$40.99 billionP/E Ratio14.68Dividend Yield2.60%Beta0.8 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendFinancialsInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. Receive CHA News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for CHA and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Telephone communication, except radio Sub-IndustryN/A SectorUtilities Current SymbolNYSE:CHA Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A Webwww.chinatelecom-h.com 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 Shares809,320,000Market 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? Some companies that are related to China Telecom include SoftBank Group (SFTBY), Nippon Telegraph & Telephone (NTTYY), America Movil SAB de CV ADR Series L (AMX), Telefonica (TEF), Orange (ORAN), BCE (BCE), SINGAPORE TELEC/S (SGAPY), BT Group (BT), VIVENDI SA/ADR (VIVHY), Telenor ASA (TELNY), Telstra (TLSYY), Telekomnks Indn Prsr Tbk Prshn Prsrn (TLK), Swisscom (SCMWY), Sprint (S) and Telefonica Brasil (VIV). 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 207 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 277 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 484MarketBeat'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 StaffFeatured Article: Why do corrections happen?