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NYSE:CHAChina Telecom Stock Price, Forecast & News

+1.02 (+3.29 %)
(As of 06/5/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $32.00
50-Day Range
MA: $32.45
52-Week Range
Now: $32.00
Volume131,023 shs
Average Volume124,685 shs
Market Capitalization$25.90 billion
P/E Ratio8.89
Dividend Yield4.68%
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.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 0.0Community Rank: 2.2Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.61 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Telephone communication, except radio



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$53.35 billion
Cash Flow$20.00 per share
Book Value$63.48 per share



Market Cap$25.90 billion
Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableNot Optionable

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China Telecom (NYSE:CHA) Frequently Asked Questions

How has China Telecom's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

China Telecom's stock was trading at $35.03 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, CHA stock has decreased by 8.6% and is now trading at $32.00. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of China Telecom?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for China Telecom in the last year. There are currently 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for China Telecom.

How often does China Telecom pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for China Telecom?

China Telecom announced an annual dividend on Wednesday, May 6th. Investors of record on Monday, June 1st will be given a dividend of $1.612 per share on Monday, August 10th. This represents a dividend yield of 4.3%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, May 29th. This is an increase from China Telecom's previous annual dividend of $1.59. View China Telecom's dividend history.

Has China Telecom been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about CHA stock have trended somewhat positive on Saturday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. China Telecom earned a news impact score of 2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines 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 company's share price in the near term. View the latest news aboutChina Telecom.

Are investors shorting China Telecom?

China Telecom saw a increase in short interest in May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 133,600 shares, an increase of 147.9% from the April 30th total of 53,900 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 125,100 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.1 days. Currently, 0.1% of the shares of the stock are short sold. View China Telecom's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of China Telecom's key competitors?

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), Broadcom (AVGO), AbbVie (ABBV), NVIDIA (NVDA), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Micron Technology (MU), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Intel (INTC) and Home Depot (HD).

Who are China Telecom's key executives?

China Telecom's management team includes the following 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)

What is China Telecom's stock symbol?

China Telecom trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "CHA."

Who are China Telecom's major shareholders?

China Telecom's stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Franklin Resources Inc. (0.11%), Aperio Group LLC (0.05%), Morgan Stanley (0.04%), Morgan Stanley (0.04%), Two Sigma Advisers LP (0.02%) and Two Sigma Investments LP (0.02%).

Which major investors are selling China Telecom stock?

CHA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Franklin Resources Inc., Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, Acadian Asset Management LLC, UBS Group AG, State Street Corp, and Signaturefd LLC.

Which major investors are buying China Telecom stock?

CHA stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Morgan Stanley, Morgan Stanley, Two Sigma Advisers LP, Jane Street Group LLC, Two Sigma Investments LP, CWM Advisors LLC, BlackRock Inc., and Deutsche Bank AG.

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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is China Telecom's stock price today?

One share of CHA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $32.00.

How big of a company is China Telecom?

China Telecom has a market capitalization of $25.90 billion and generates $53.35 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $2.97 billion in net income (profit) each year or $3.60 on an earnings per share basis. China Telecom employs 281,215 workers across the globe.

What is China Telecom's official website?

The official website for China Telecom is 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 852-2582-5819 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 6/6/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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