NYSE:CHA - China Telecom Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$47.62 +0.31 (+0.66 %)
(As of 05/25/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$47.62
Today's Range$47.39 - $47.62
52-Week Range$41.28 - $53.78
Volume26,996 shs
Average Volume44,562 shs
Market Capitalization$38.29 billion
P/E Ratio14.01
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.74

About China Telecom (NYSE:CHA)

China Telecom logoChina 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

Industry Telephone communication, except radio
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorUtilities
SymbolNYSE:CHA
CUSIPN/A
Phone86-10-6642-8166

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.15
Current Ratio0.26
Quick Ratio0.24

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio14.01
Forward P/E Ratio11.88
P/E Growth1.7

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$54.20 billion
Price / Sales0.71
Cash Flow$17.2536 per share
Price / Cash2.76
Book Value$59.74 per share
Price / Book0.80

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 Shares809,320,000

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 an increase from China Telecom's previous annual dividend of $1.35. View China Telecom's Dividend History.

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 and Chief Exec. Officer (Age 56)
  • Mr. Ruiwen Ke, Exec. VP, Joint Company Sec. and Exec. Director (Age 55)
  • Mr. Aili Liu, Pres, COO & Exec. Director (Age 55)
  • 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?

Press coverage about CHA stock has trended positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. China Telecom earned a media sentiment score of 0.30 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media stories about the utilities provider an impact score of 44.00 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term.

Who are China Telecom's major shareholders?

China Telecom's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Franklin Resources Inc. (0.17%), Aperio Group LLC (0.06%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (0.01%), Millennium Management LLC (0.01%), UBS Group AG (0.01%) and Jane Street Group LLC (0.00%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for China Telecom.

Which institutional investors are selling China Telecom stock?

CHA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Aperio Group LLC, Millennium Management LLC, Lester Murray Antman dba SimplyRich, Profund Advisors LLC, Franklin Resources Inc. and Parallel Advisors LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for China Telecom.

Which institutional investors are buying China Telecom stock?

CHA stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wells Fargo & Company MN, UBS Group AG, Jane Street Group LLC, Banco de Sabadell S.A, Susquehanna Fundamental Investments LLC, Stevens Capital Management LP, Citadel Advisors LLC and Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank. View Insider Buying and Selling for China Telecom.

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 $47.62.

How big of a company is China Telecom?

China Telecom has a market capitalization of $38.29 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 (CHA)

Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  169 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  212 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  381
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.

Analyst Ratings

China Telecom (NYSE:CHA) Price Target and Consensus Rating

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
4 Wall Street analysts have issued ratings and price targets for China Telecom in the last 12 months. There are currently 1 hold rating and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus rating of "Buy."
Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days Ago
Consensus Rating: BuyBuyBuyBuy
Consensus Rating Score: 2.752.753.003.00
Ratings Breakdown: 0 Sell Rating(s)
1 Hold Rating(s)
3 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
1 Hold Rating(s)
3 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
0 Hold Rating(s)
1 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
0 Hold Rating(s)
3 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Price Target: N/AN/AN/AN/A
Price Target Upside: N/AN/AN/AN/A

China Telecom (NYSE:CHA) Consensus Price Target History

Price Target History for China Telecom (NYSE:CHA)

China Telecom (NYSE:CHA) Analyst Ratings History

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
3/29/2018Jefferies GroupUpgradeHold ➝ BuyHighView Rating Details
3/28/2018CLSAUpgradeUnderperform ➝ OutperformLowView Rating Details
3/12/2018NomuraDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralMediumView Rating Details
8/30/2017Bank of AmericaInitiated CoverageBuyLowView Rating Details
2/6/2017UBSUpgradeNeutral ➝ BuyN/AView Rating Details
11/11/2016Morgan StanleyUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ OverweightN/AView Rating Details
11/9/2016Sanford C. BernsteinUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ OutperformN/AView Rating Details
6/15/2016CitigroupDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/26/2016 forward)

Earnings

Dividends

China Telecom (NYSE:CHA) Dividend Information

China Telecom pays an annual dividend of $1.21 per share, with a dividend yield of 2.54%. CHA's next annual dividend payment will be made on Monday, August 6. China Telecom pays out 35.59% of its earnings out as a dividend.
Next Dividend:8/6/2018
Annual Dividend:$1.21
Dividend Yield:2.54%
Dividend Growth:3.10% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio(s):35.59% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
30.17% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
26.71% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
7.01% (Based on Cash Flow)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for China Telecom (NYSE:CHA)

China Telecom (NYSE:CHA) Dividend History by Quarter

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
4/9/2018annual$1.46513.29%5/30/20185/31/20188/6/2018
4/13/2017annual$1.35122.71%5/24/20175/26/20177/31/2017
5/27/2016Annual$1.10106/2/20166/6/20167/25/2016
5/11/2015annual$1.28301.8%5/28/20156/1/20157/27/2015
5/27/2014annual$1.22522.46%6/2/20146/4/20147/28/2014
5/17/2013special$1.09512.06%5/31/20136/4/20137/29/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

China Telecom (NYSE CHA) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History

Institutional Ownership Percentage: 0.55%
Insider Trading History for China Telecom (NYSE:CHA)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for China Telecom (NYSE:CHA)

China Telecom (NYSE CHA) Insider Trading History

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

China Telecom (NYSE CHA) News Headlines

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DateHeadline
China Telecom (CHA) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from BrokeragesChina Telecom (CHA) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 18 at 3:32 AM
Head-To-Head Survey: Spark New Zealand (SPKKY) vs. China Telecom (CHA)Head-To-Head Survey: Spark New Zealand (SPKKY) vs. China Telecom (CHA)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 17 at 2:23 PM
Whats The Outlook Like For China Telecom?What's The Outlook Like For China Telecom?
www.forbes.com - May 11 at 3:16 PM
China Telecom (CHA) Lowered to "Hold" at Zacks Investment ResearchChina Telecom (CHA) Lowered to "Hold" at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 9 at 6:44 PM
China Telecom Corporation Limited 2017 Annual Report on Form 20-F Filed with the SECChina Telecom Corporation Limited 2017 Annual Report on Form 20-F Filed with the SEC
finance.yahoo.com - April 27 at 4:29 PM
BRIEF-China Telecom Corp Posts Q1 Profit Attributable Of RMB5.70 BlnBRIEF-China Telecom Corp Posts Q1 Profit Attributable Of RMB5.70 Bln
finance.yahoo.com - April 27 at 9:58 AM
China Telecom (CHA) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" from AnalystsChina Telecom (CHA) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 23 at 3:19 AM
China Telecom (CHA) to Post FY2020 Earnings of $4.29 Per Share, Jefferies Group ForecastsChina Telecom (CHA) to Post FY2020 Earnings of $4.29 Per Share, Jefferies Group Forecasts
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 19 at 7:38 AM
China Telecommunications (CHA) and Spirent (SPMYY) Critical ComparisonChina Telecommunications (CHA) and Spirent (SPMYY) Critical Comparison
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 13 at 1:20 PM
China Telecommunications (CHA) Stock Rating Upgraded by BidaskClubChina Telecommunications (CHA) Stock Rating Upgraded by BidaskClub
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 12 at 6:47 PM
China Telecommunications Co. (CHA) to Issue Annual Dividend of $1.47China Telecommunications Co. (CHA) to Issue Annual Dividend of $1.47
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 9 at 6:40 PM
China Telecommunications (CHA) Upgraded to Buy by Zacks Investment ResearchChina Telecommunications (CHA) Upgraded to Buy by Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 6 at 7:00 PM
Lenovo, China Telecom Mull CDR HomecomingsLenovo, China Telecom Mull CDR Homecomings
seekingalpha.com - March 30 at 9:32 AM
A Closer Look At China Telecoms 2017 Earnings, 2018 OutlookA Closer Look At China Telecom's 2017 Earnings, 2018 Outlook
finance.yahoo.com - March 29 at 4:29 PM
China Telecommunications (CHA) Upgraded by Jefferies Group to BuyChina Telecommunications (CHA) Upgraded by Jefferies Group to Buy
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 29 at 12:32 PM
China Telecommunications Co. (CHA) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by BrokeragesChina Telecommunications Co. (CHA) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 29 at 10:14 AM
China Telecom beats profit estimates on rising subscribersChina Telecom beats profit estimates on rising subscribers
seekingalpha.com - March 29 at 9:50 AM
CLSA Upgrades China Telecommunications (CHA) to OutperformCLSA Upgrades China Telecommunications (CHA) to Outperform
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 28 at 2:05 PM
China Telecom 2017 profit up on user growth, beats estimateChina Telecom 2017 profit up on user growth, beats estimate
finance.yahoo.com - March 28 at 9:42 AM
BRIEF-China Telecom Corp Says FY Profit Attributable RMB18.62 BlnBRIEF-China Telecom Corp Says FY Profit Attributable RMB18.62 Bln
finance.yahoo.com - March 28 at 9:42 AM
China Telecom expects 2018 capex to fall 15.5 pct to $12 blnChina Telecom expects 2018 capex to fall 15.5 pct to $12 bln
finance.yahoo.com - March 28 at 9:42 AM
Jiangsu Expressway And Other Great Dividend StocksJiangsu Expressway And Other Great Dividend Stocks
finance.yahoo.com - March 20 at 9:39 AM
Analyzing CalAmp (CAMP) and China Telecom (CHA)Analyzing CalAmp (CAMP) and China Telecom (CHA)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 17 at 1:02 AM
China Telecom (CHA) Downgraded to "Sell" at Zacks Investment ResearchChina Telecom (CHA) Downgraded to "Sell" at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 14 at 7:17 PM
Jefferies Group Comments on China Telecom Co. Limiteds FY2017 Earnings (CHA)Jefferies Group Comments on China Telecom Co. Limited's FY2017 Earnings (CHA)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 14 at 8:24 AM
China Telecom (CHA) Lowered to Neutral at NomuraChina Telecom (CHA) Lowered to Neutral at Nomura
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 12 at 10:28 PM
What To Watch As China Telecom Reports 2017 ResultsWhat To Watch As China Telecom Reports 2017 Results
finance.yahoo.com - March 8 at 5:23 PM
HK, China stocks rise on trade data, hopes of tariff exemptionsHK, China stocks rise on trade data, hopes of tariff exemptions
www.reuters.com - March 8 at 9:47 AM
Equity Winners and Losers From Chinas Big Political MeetingEquity Winners and Losers From China's Big Political Meeting
www.msn.com - March 8 at 9:47 AM
China Telecom (CHA) Upgraded to Hold by Zacks Investment ResearchChina Telecom (CHA) Upgraded to Hold by Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 6 at 7:00 PM
HK shares hit near 3-week lows amid trade war fears; China stocks mutedHK shares hit near 3-week lows amid trade war fears; China stocks muted
www.reuters.com - March 5 at 9:38 AM
HK stocks rally on easing US rate fears; China inches up despite Anbang joltHK stocks rally on easing US rate fears; China inches up despite Anbang jolt
www.reuters.com - February 23 at 9:22 AM
Massive MIMO Comes of Age in 2021 on the Back of 5G Rollout MomentumMassive MIMO Comes of Age in 2021 on the Back of 5G Rollout Momentum
www.bizjournals.com - February 22 at 4:52 PM
SEHK Top Dividend Stocks – Hengan International Group And MoreSEHK Top Dividend Stocks – Hengan International Group And More
finance.yahoo.com - February 17 at 8:58 AM
Jefferies Group Equities Analysts Lift Earnings Estimates for China Telecom Co. Limited (CHA)Jefferies Group Equities Analysts Lift Earnings Estimates for China Telecom Co. Limited (CHA)
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 5 at 9:32 AM
BRIEF-China Telecom Corp Says Sun Kangmin Has Retired As Executive Vice President​BRIEF-China Telecom Corp Says Sun Kangmin Has Retired As Executive Vice President​
finance.yahoo.com - January 29 at 9:17 AM
China Telecom Accredited with "Platinum Award", "Best Initiative in Innovation" and "Best CEO" by The AssetChina Telecom Accredited with "Platinum Award", "Best Initiative in Innovation" and "Best CEO" by The Asset
finance.yahoo.com - January 24 at 9:39 AM
Philippine lawmakers worry China Telecom may be a Trojan horsePhilippine lawmakers worry China Telecom may be a 'Trojan horse'
finance.yahoo.com - January 17 at 9:03 AM
China stocks rise, could have 9th straight gain; Hong Kong upChina stocks rise, could have 9th straight gain; Hong Kong up
www.reuters.com - January 10 at 9:19 AM
China stocks up for 8th day, helped by consumer firmsChina stocks up for 8th day, helped by consumer firms
www.reuters.com - January 9 at 9:19 AM
BRIEF-China Telecom Americas Announces Partnership With IntelisysBRIEF-China Telecom Americas Announces Partnership With Intelisys
finance.yahoo.com - January 9 at 9:19 AM
Brokers Issue Forecasts for China Telecom Co. Limiteds FY2022 Earnings (CHA)Brokers Issue Forecasts for China Telecom Co. Limited's FY2022 Earnings (CHA)
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 5 at 8:40 PM
BRIEF-GDS Partners With SDIC, China Unicom, And China Telecom For Data Center Development In Upcoming Markets In ChinaBRIEF-GDS Partners With SDIC, China Unicom, And China Telecom For Data Center Development In Upcoming Markets In China
www.reuters.com - January 5 at 9:21 AM
China Telecom Co. Limited Forecasted to Earn FY2017 Earnings of $3.54 Per Share (CHA)China Telecom Co. Limited Forecasted to Earn FY2017 Earnings of $3.54 Per Share (CHA)
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 5 at 8:42 AM
China Telecom Voted as "Most Honored Companies in Asia" and Awarded "Best Investor Relations Company" by Country & SectorChina Telecom Voted as "Most Honored Companies in Asia" and Awarded "Best Investor Relations Company" by Country & Sector
finance.yahoo.com - January 4 at 9:15 AM
China stocks extend rally; Hong Kong also upChina stocks extend rally; Hong Kong also up
www.reuters.com - January 3 at 8:28 AM
China stocks rally on stronger-than-expected factory activityChina stocks rally on stronger-than-expected factory activity
www.reuters.com - January 2 at 9:14 AM
Head-To-Head Survey: China Telecom (CHA) & SK Telecom (SKM)Head-To-Head Survey: China Telecom (CHA) & SK Telecom (SKM)
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 2 at 5:28 AM
Chinas Huawei flags slower smartphone and overall revenue growthChina's Huawei flags slower smartphone and overall revenue growth
www.reuters.com - December 29 at 9:56 AM
What Should Investors Know About China Telecom Corporation Limited’s (HKG:728) Earnings Outlook?What Should Investors Know About China Telecom Corporation Limited’s (HKG:728) Earnings Outlook?
finance.yahoo.com - December 28 at 9:35 AM

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