NYSE:CHA - China Telecom Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $49.47 +0.28 (+0.57 %) (As of 05/21/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$49.19Today's Range$49.21 - $49.8452-Week Range$44.20 - $57.09Volume43,300 shsAverage Volume41,223 shsMarket Capitalization$40.04 billionP/E Ratio12.98Dividend Yield2.68%Beta0.77 ProfileAnalyst 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 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. As of December 31, 2018, it had approximately 303 million mobile subscribers; 146 million wireline broadband subscribers; and 116 million access lines in service. The company was incorporated in 2002 and is based in Wanchai, Hong Kong. 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 CIK1191255 Webhttp://www.chinatelecom-h.com/ Phone86-10-5850-1508Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.13 Current Ratio0.28 Quick Ratio0.26Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio12.98 Forward P/E Ratio12.10 P/E Growth1.43 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$54.85 billion Price / Sales0.73 Cash Flow$17.9891 per share Price / Cash Flow2.75 Book Value$64.24 per share Price / Book0.77Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A Net IncomeN/A Net MarginsN/A Return on EquityN/A Return on AssetsN/AMiscellaneous Employees284,206 Outstanding Shares809,320,000Market Cap$40.04 billion Next Earnings DateN/A 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 15th. Stockholders of record on Monday, June 3rd will be paid a dividend of $1.5942 per share on Monday, August 5th. This represents a dividend yield of 2.93%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, May 31st. This is a boost from China Telecom's previous annual dividend of $1.47. View China Telecom's Dividend History. What price target have analysts set for CHA? 6 analysts have issued 1-year target prices for China Telecom's stock. Their predictions range from $53.90 to $53.90. On average, they anticipate China Telecom's stock price to reach $53.90 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 9.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for China Telecom. 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 3 sell ratings, 2 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 headlines about CHA stock have been trending somewhat negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. China Telecom earned a media sentiment score of -1.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the utilities provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days. 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), BCE (BCE), Orange (ORAN), SINGAPORE TELEC/S (SGAPY), VIVENDI SA/ADR (VIVHY), Telenor ASA (TELNY), Telstra (TLSYY), Sprint (S), BT Group (BT), Swisscom (SCMWY), Telekomnks Indn Prsr Tbk Prshn Prsrn (TLK) and Telefonica Brasil (VIV). What other stocks do shareholders of China Telecom own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other China Telecom investors own include Alibaba Group (BABA), Micron Technology (MU), Broadcom (AVGO), Cisco Systems (CSCO), NVIDIA (NVDA), Intel (INTC), QUALCOMM (QCOM), AbbVie (ABBV), Boeing (BA) and Adobe (ADBE). Who are China Telecom's key executives? China Telecom's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Ruiwen Ke, Chairman, CEO, COO & Pres (Age 57)Mr. Jie Yang, Chairman & CEO (Age 57)Mr. Zhongyue Chen, Exec. VP & Exec. Director (Age 48)Madam Min Zhu, Exec. VP, CFO, Sec. of the Board & Exec. Director (Age 54)Mr. Yuzhu Ma, Managing Director of Corp. Culture Department (Age 65) Who are China Telecom's major shareholders? China Telecom's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.03%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.03%), Morgan Stanley (0.01%), Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC (0.01%), Acadian Asset Management LLC (0.01%) and Northern Trust Corp (0.01%). Which institutional investors are selling China Telecom stock? CHA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Advisors Asset Management Inc., LSV Asset Management, Northern Trust Corp, Acadian Asset Management LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and US Bancorp DE. Which institutional investors are buying China Telecom stock? CHA stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, Morgan Stanley, Summit Global Investments, SEI Investments Co, Oppenheimer & Co. Inc., Raymond James & Associates, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC and Oxford Asset Management LLP. 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 $49.47. How big of a company is China Telecom? China Telecom has a market capitalization of $40.04 billion and generates $54.85 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $3.20 billion in net income (profit) each year or $3.81 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: 220 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 296 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 516MarketBeat'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 5/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Why is cost of goods sold important? Receive Analysts' Upgrades and Downgrades Daily Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of analysts' upgrades, downgrades and new coverage with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.