NYSE:CHA - China Telecom Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$56.30 +0.62 (+1.11 %)
(As of 02/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$55.68
Today's Range$56.11 - $56.47
52-Week Range$41.28 - $56.63
Volume27,300 shs
Average Volume34,867 shs
Market Capitalization$45.56 billion
P/E Ratio16.56
Dividend Yield2.37%
Beta0.77
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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Telephone communication, except radio
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorUtilities
CUSIPN/A
Phone86-10-5850-1508

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$54.20 billion
Cash Flow$17.3231 per share
Book Value$59.74 per share

Profitability

Miscellaneous

Employees284,206
Market Cap$45.56 billion
Next Earnings Date4/26/2019 (Estimated)
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 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 dividend yield of 3.29%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, May 30th. This is an increase from China Telecom's previous annual dividend of $1.35. View China Telecom's Dividend History.

When is China Telecom's next earnings date?

China Telecom is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, April 26th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for China Telecom.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for China Telecom?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for China Telecom in the last year. There are currently 3 sell ratings, 3 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?

Media coverage about CHA stock has been trending positive this week, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. China Telecom earned a news sentiment score of 2.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the utilities provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term.

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), Micron Technology (MU), Broadcom (AVGO), NVIDIA (NVDA), AbbVie (ABBV), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Boeing (BA), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Intel (INTC) and Caterpillar (CAT).

Who are China Telecom's key executives?

China Telecom's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Jie Yang, Chairman & CEO (Age 57)
  • Mr. Ruiwen Ke, COO, Pres & Exec. Director (Age 57)
  • Madam Min Zhu, Exec. VP, CFO, Sec. & Exec. Director (Age 54)
  • Mr. Yuzhu Ma, Managing Director of Corp. Culture Department (Age 65)
  • Mr. Tongqing Gao, Exec. VP & Exec. Director (Age 55)

Who are China Telecom's major shareholders?

China Telecom's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Bank of America Corp DE (0.05%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.03%), Sustainable Insight Capital Management LLC (0.03%), LMR Partners LLP (0.01%), Acadian Asset Management LLC (0.01%) and Northern Trust Corp (0.01%).

Which major investors are selling China Telecom stock?

CHA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of America Corp DE, First Trust Advisors LP, Two Sigma Investments LP, Acadian Asset Management LLC, Two Sigma Advisers LP, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Private Advisor Group LLC and Eqis Capital Management Inc..

Which major investors are buying China Telecom stock?

CHA stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Sustainable Insight Capital Management LLC, LMR Partners LLP, Northern Trust Corp, Leavell Investment Management Inc., Millennium Management LLC, Greenleaf Trust, Parallel Advisors LLC and Financial Gravity Companies Inc..

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 $56.30.

How big of a company is China Telecom?

China Telecom has a market capitalization of $45.56 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 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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  212 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  289 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  501
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 2/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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