NYSE:CHA - China Telecom Stock Price, News, Headlines & Rumors

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$44.36 -0.58 (-1.29 %)
(As of 08/15/2018 01:19 PM ET)
Previous Close$44.29
Today's Range$44.22 - $44.55
52-Week Range$41.28 - $53.78
Volume725 shs
Average Volume65,163 shs
Market Capitalization$36.83 billion
P/E Ratio13.04
Dividend Yield2.90%
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

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Telephone communication, except radio


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


Trailing P/E Ratio13.04
Forward P/E Ratio10.98
P/E Growth1.62

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$54.20 billion
Price / Sales0.66
Cash Flow$16.6767 per share
Price / Cash2.66
Book Value$59.74 per share
Price / Book0.74


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


Outstanding Shares809,320,000
Market 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 announced an annual dividend on Monday, April 9th. Investors of record on Thursday, May 31st will be given a dividend of $1.4651 per share on Monday, August 6th. This represents a dividend 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?

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?

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?

Press coverage about CHA stock has been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. China Telecom earned a media and rumor sentiment score of 0.04 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media stories about the utilities provider an impact score of 47.43 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future. View Recent Headlines for China Telecom.

Who are China Telecom's major shareholders?

China Telecom's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail 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 Eqis Capital Management Inc. (0.00%).

Which institutional 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 and Parallel Advisors LLC.

Which institutional investors are buying China Telecom stock?

CHA stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Eqis Capital Management Inc., Acadian Asset Management LLC, OLD Mission Capital LLC, 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 $44.36.

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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  187 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  247 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  434
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 8/15/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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