CHA:NYE-China Telecom Corporation Limited (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Telecom Services | NYE

Last Closing Price

USD 30.40

Change

+0.40 (+1.33)%

Market Cap

USD 24.34B

Volume

0.08M

Average Target Price

N/A
Average Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis

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About

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 and consulting, 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, 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, finance leasing, capital and financial management, and e-commerce services, as well as sells telecommunications terminals. As of December 31, 2019, it had approximately 336 million mobile subscribers; 153 million wireline broadband subscribers; and 111 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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Largest Industry Peers for Telecom Services

Symbol Name Price(Change) Market Cap Price / Earning Ratio EV/EBITDA
T AT&T Inc

+0.22 (+0.76%)

USD205.73B 18.99 7.21
CHL China Mobile Limited

+0.54 (+1.82%)

USD122.08B 6.83 0.19
AMX América Móvil, S.A.B. de C.V

+0.02 (+0.14%)

USD49.35B 36.83 0.34
AMOV América Móvil, S.A.B. de C.V

N/A

USD49.31B 36.58 0.34
BCE BCE Inc

+0.23 (+0.53%)

USD39.16B 18.88 7.01
S Sprint Corporation

N/A

USD35.44B 72.40 9.01
ORAN Orange S.A

+0.20 (+1.56%)

USD34.29B 14.59 1.80
CHT Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd

-0.05 (-0.13%)

USD29.63B 25.17 0.38
TU TELUS Corporation

+0.07 (+0.36%)

USD24.90B 10.28 7.09
RCI Rogers Communications Inc

+0.07 (+0.15%)

USD23.57B 16.57 6.88

ETFs Containing CHA

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap
CHIC Global X MSCI China Comm .. 0.00 % 0.66 %

+0.10 (+0.37%)

USD0.02B

Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Telecom Services)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain -26.20% 23% F 16% F
Dividend Return 3.91% 68% D+ 76% C
Total Return -22.28% 29% F 17% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -20.56% 23% F 18% F
Dividend Return 4.21% 63% D 75% C
Total Return -16.35% 26% F 19% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain -36.36% 36% F 17% F
Dividend Return 14.63% 45% F 50% F
Total Return -21.73% 36% F 17% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain -6.06% N/A N/A 18% F
Dividend Return 2.85% N/A N/A 66% D
Total Return -3.21% N/A N/A 19% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 15.73% N/A N/A 51% F
Risk Adjusted Return -20.42% N/A N/A 21% F
Market Capitalization 24.34B 75% C 90% A-
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Telecom Services)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 8.57 84% B 81% B-
Price/Book Ratio 0.46 90% A- 94% A
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 0.22 66% D 84% B
EV/EBITDA 0.21 73% C 96% A
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Return on Invested Capital 5.23% 47% F 48% F
Return on Assets 2.47% 39% F 57% F
Debt to Equity Ratio 9.09% 90% A- 88% B+
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 3.60 47% F 28% F
Short Percent N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Beta 0.81 34% F 67% D+
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Analyst Rating

Target Price Action Rating Action Analyst Rating Price Date

Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Underpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Underpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to book value basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Low debt

The company is less leveraged than its peers ,, and is among the top quartile, which makes it more flexible. However, do check the news and look at its sector. Sometimes this is low because the company is not growing and has no growth potential.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Superior Earnings Growth

This stock has shown top quartile earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

Superior Revenue Growth

This stock has shown top quartile revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

Superior Dividend Growth

This stock has shown top quartile dividend growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

High Gross Profit to Asset Ratio

This stock is in the top quartile compared to its peers on Gross Profit to Asset Ratio. This is a popular measure among value investors for showing superior returns in the long run.

What to not like:
Poor capital utilization

The company management has delivered below median return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Poor return on assets

The company management has delivered below median return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.