China Telecom Corp Ltd ADS (CHA): Price and Financial Metrics

China Telecom Corp Ltd ADS (CHA)

Today's Latest Price: $30.31 USD

0.09 (-0.30%)

Updated Dec 3 12:47pm

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 35 in Telecom - Foreign

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CHA Stock Summary

  • Price to trailing twelve month operating cash flow for CHA is currently 0.22, higher than merely 2.17% of US stocks with positive operating cash flow.
  • The volatility of China Telecom Corp Ltd's share price is greater than that of only 3.38% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • China Telecom Corp Ltd's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is 147.87%, greater than the shareholder yield of 97.87% of stocks in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to China Telecom Corp Ltd, a group of peers worth examining would be CHU, TEF, MGA, PSX, and TU.
  • CHA's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit China Telecom Corp Ltd's official web site, go to home.php.

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CHA Price/Volume Stats

Current price $30.31 52-week high $41.89
Prev. close $30.40 52-week low $26.66
Day low $30.31 Volume 44,032
Day high $30.66 Avg. volume 97,588
50-day MA $31.48 Dividend yield 4.77%
200-day MA $31.87 Market Cap 24.53B

China Telecom Corp Ltd ADS (CHA) Company Bio

China Telecom Corporation provides basic communications services, including wireline telecommunications services, mobile telecommunications services, value added services, such as Internet access services, integrated information services and other related services primarily in China. The company was founded in 2002 and is based in Beijing, China.

CHA Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$30.31$5.54 -82%

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for China Telecom Corp Ltd. To summarize, we found that China Telecom Corp Ltd ranked in the 16th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that the most conservative analysis suggests this stock will yield negative results -- and thus may be a potential short opportunity. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for China Telecom Corp Ltd ended up being:

  • The stock's equity weight, or the proportion of capital from equity relative to debt, is 99. Its equity weight surpasses that of 90.1% of free cash flow generating stocks in the Communication Services sector.
  • The business' balance sheet suggests that 1% of the company's capital is sourced from debt; this is greater than only 4.91% of the free cash flow producing stocks we're observing.
  • CHA's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 2%; for context, that number is higher than 56.48% of tickers in our DCF set.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

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Latest CHA News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about China Telecom Corp Ltd that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate CHA as an investment opportunity.

China Unicom, China Telecom jointly deploy over 300,000 5G sites

In September 2019, China Telecom and China Unicom had announced that they would jointly build a 5G network in certain parts of China

RCR Wireless News | September 28, 2020

China Mobile: Financial Strength Amid Stock Price Fluctuation

When I came across China Mobile (CHL) during my coverage of mobile equipment manufacturers, I was amazed to learn that this telecom service provider serves 950 million mobile customers and was among the first in the world to launch a 5G infrastructure. However, the stock price, despite some temporary gains,...

Chetan Woodun on Seeking Alpha | September 17, 2020

As US-China tech war widens, investors bet on Beijing's localisation push

In recent months, local governments and state firms such as China Telecom have announced plans and procurements aimed at fostering a home-grown tech ecosystem

Business Standard | August 20, 2020

Tech war escalates as Washington unveils 'Clean Network' program

Expanding Washington's "5G Clean Path" program, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has detailed a new five-pronged "Clean Network" effort aimed at curbing potential national security risks.Clean Carrier: To ensure untrusted People's Republic of China ((CCP)) carriers are not connected with U.S. telecommunications networks. Such companies pose a danger to U.S....

Seeking Alpha | August 6, 2020

US to Purge ‘Untrusted’ Apps in New Measures Against China

The U.S. government is stepping up efforts against Chinese technology companies as it prepares to purge App Stores of "untrusted" Chinese apps, reports Reuters . Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the U.S. "Clean Network" program would focus on five areas and include steps to prevent various Chinese apps and telecoms companies from accessing the sensitive information of American citizens and businesses. One U.S. official said it was a push back against a "massive campaign to steal and weaponize our data against us." The announcement comes the week after President Donald Trump threatened to outright ban TikTok within the United States. "With parent companies based in China, apps like TikTok, WeChat and others are significant threats to personal data of American citizens, not to mention ...

Mac Rumors | August 6, 2020

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CHA Price Returns

1-mo -7.00%
3-mo -6.88%
6-mo -5.28%
1-year -17.14%
3-year -31.40%
5-year -26.21%
YTD -23.01%
2019 -16.37%
2018 9.95%
2017 5.49%
2016 1.62%
2015 -19.42%

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China Telecom Corp Ltd (CHA) Stock Price and Basic Information | MarketWatch

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