NYSE:CHA - China Telecom Stock Price, News, Headlines & Rumors Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $45.42 +0.94 (+2.11 %) (As of 08/16/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$44.48Today's Range$44.88 - $45.4352-Week Range$41.28 - $53.78Volume73,000 shsAverage Volume65,038 shsMarket Capitalization$36.83 billionP/E Ratio13.28Dividend Yield2.93%Beta0.77 Company ProfileAnalyst RatingsChartDividend HistoryFinancialsHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC 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 SymbolNYSE:CHA CUSIPN/A Webwww.chinatelecom-h.com Phone86-10-6642-8166 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.15 Current Ratio0.26 Quick Ratio0.24 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio13.28 Forward P/E Ratio11.24 P/E Growth1.62 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$54.20 billion Price / Sales0.68 Cash Flow$17.0752 per share Price / Cash2.66 Book Value$59.74 per share Price / Book0.76 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A Net IncomeN/A Net MarginsN/A Return on EquityN/A Return on AssetsN/A Miscellaneous Employees287,076 Outstanding Shares809,320,000Market Cap$36.83 billion 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. Investors of record on Thursday, May 31st will be paid 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 boost 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? 5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for China Telecom in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for China Telecom. 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), SINGAPORE TELEC/S (SGAPY), BCE (BCE), VIVENDI SA/ADR (VIVHY), BT Group (BT), Telenor ASA (TELNY), Telstra (TLSYY), Sprint (S), Swisscom (SCMWY), Telekomnks Indn Prsr Tbk Prshn Prsrn (TLK) and Centurylink (CTL). Who are China Telecom's key executives? China Telecom's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Yang Jie, Chairman & CEO (Age 56)Mr. Ke Ruiwen, Exec. VP & Exec. Director (Age 56)Ms. Min Zhu, Exec. VP, CFO & Sec. (Age 53)Mr. Yuzhu Ma, Managing Director of Corp. Culture Department (Age 64)Mr. Tongqing Gao, Exec. VP & Exec. Director (Age 54) Has China Telecom been receiving favorable news coverage? Media headlines about CHA stock have trended positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. China Telecom earned a media and rumor sentiment score of 0.35 on Accern's scale. They also gave media headlines about the utilities provider an impact score of 51.68 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days. View Recent Headlines for China Telecom. Who are China Telecom's major shareholders? China Telecom's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Bank of America Corp DE (0.07%), Aperio Group LLC (0.05%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.02%), First Trust Advisors LP (0.01%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.01%) and Advisors Asset Management Inc. (0.00%). Which major investors are selling China Telecom stock? CHA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, Millennium Management LLC, Aperio Group LLC, Banco de Sabadell S.A, Bank of America Corp DE, US Bancorp DE, Parallel Advisors LLC and Jane Street Group LLC. Which major investors are buying China Telecom stock? CHA stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Eqis Capital Management Inc., Acadian Asset Management LLC, OLD Mission Capital LLC, Advisors Asset Management Inc., Bank of Montreal Can, Greenleaf Trust 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 $45.42. How big of a company is China Telecom? China Telecom has a market capitalization of $36.83 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 287,076 workers across the globe. 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 86-10-6642-8166 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for China Telecom (NYSE CHA)Community Ranking: 2.2 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 187 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 247 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 434MarketBeat'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 8/16/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: How are Outstanding Shares Different from Authorized Shares?