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China Telecom SEHK:728 Stock Report

Last Price

HK$4.97

Market Cap

HK$593.7b

7D

2.3%

1Y

26.1%

Updated

16 Jul, 2024

Data

Company Financials +

China Telecom Corporation Limited

SEHK:728 Stock Report

Market Cap: HK$593.7b

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Provides wireline and mobile telecommunications services primarily in the People’s Republic of China.

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Snowflake Score
Valuation3/6
Future Growth1/6
Past Performance5/6
Financial Health5/6
Dividends4/6

China Telecom Corporation Limited Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for China Telecom
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceHK$4.97
52 Week HighHK$4.98
52 Week LowHK$3.32
Beta0.59
11 Month Change15.58%
3 Month Change9.96%
1 Year Change26.14%
33 Year Change59.29%
5 Year Change35.05%
Change since IPO242.76%

Recent News & Updates

There's Reason For Concern Over China Telecom Corporation Limited's (HKG:728) Price

Jun 18
There's Reason For Concern Over China Telecom Corporation Limited's (HKG:728) Price

Is China Telecom (HKG:728) A Risky Investment?

May 21
Is China Telecom (HKG:728) A Risky Investment?

Recent updates

There's Reason For Concern Over China Telecom Corporation Limited's (HKG:728) Price

Jun 18
There's Reason For Concern Over China Telecom Corporation Limited's (HKG:728) Price

Is China Telecom (HKG:728) A Risky Investment?

May 21
Is China Telecom (HKG:728) A Risky Investment?

Return Trends At China Telecom (HKG:728) Aren't Appealing

Apr 17
Return Trends At China Telecom (HKG:728) Aren't Appealing

There's Reason For Concern Over China Telecom Corporation Limited's (HKG:728) Price

Mar 14
There's Reason For Concern Over China Telecom Corporation Limited's (HKG:728) Price

China Telecom (HKG:728) Has More To Do To Multiply In Value Going Forward

Jul 28
China Telecom (HKG:728) Has More To Do To Multiply In Value Going Forward

China Telecom (HKG:728) Seems To Use Debt Quite Sensibly

Jun 21
China Telecom (HKG:728) Seems To Use Debt Quite Sensibly

China Telecom's (HKG:728) Returns Have Hit A Wall

Apr 29
China Telecom's (HKG:728) Returns Have Hit A Wall

Is China Telecom Corporation Limited (HKG:728) A Good Fit For Your Dividend Portfolio?

Apr 06
Is China Telecom Corporation Limited (HKG:728) A Good Fit For Your Dividend Portfolio?

China Telecom (HKG:728) Is Posting Promising Earnings But The Good News Doesn’t Stop There

Mar 16
China Telecom (HKG:728) Is Posting Promising Earnings But The Good News Doesn’t Stop There

China Telecom (HKG:728) Has A Pretty Healthy Balance Sheet

Mar 16
China Telecom (HKG:728) Has A Pretty Healthy Balance Sheet

China Telecom's(HKG:728) Share Price Is Down 28% Over The Past Five Years.

Feb 22
China Telecom's(HKG:728) Share Price Is Down 28% Over The Past Five Years.

Should You Be Impressed By China Telecom's (HKG:728) Returns on Capital?

Jan 19
Should You Be Impressed By China Telecom's (HKG:728) Returns on Capital?

How Does China Telecom Corporation Limited (HKG:728) Fare As A Dividend Stock?

Dec 14
How Does China Telecom Corporation Limited (HKG:728) Fare As A Dividend Stock?

Shareholder Returns

728HK TelecomHK Market
7D2.3%1.2%1.2%
1Y26.1%21.5%0.9%

Return vs Industry: 728 exceeded the Hong Kong Telecom industry which returned 21.5% over the past year.

Return vs Market: 728 exceeded the Hong Kong Market which returned 0.9% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is 728's price volatile compared to industry and market?
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728 Average Weekly Movement3.3%
Telecom Industry Average Movement3.4%
Market Average Movement6.8%
10% most volatile stocks in HK Market14.5%
10% least volatile stocks in HK Market3.6%

Stable Share Price: 728 has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.

Volatility Over Time: 728's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
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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 and international roaming; wireline Internet access services comprising dial-up, broadband, and wireless Internet access services; and wireline, Internet, and mobile value-added. The company also provides integrated information application services consist of Best Tone information services; and information technology-based integrated solutions, such as system integration, outsourcing, special advisory, information application, knowledge, and software development services.

China Telecom Corporation Limited Fundamentals Summary

How do China Telecom's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
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Market capHK$593.65b
Earnings (TTM)HK$33.37b
Revenue (TTM)HK$550.87b

13.6x

P/E Ratio

0.8x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report (TTM)
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RevenueCN¥512.75b
Cost of RevenueCN¥365.30b
Gross ProfitCN¥147.45b
Other ExpensesCN¥116.39b
EarningsCN¥31.06b

Last Reported Earnings

Mar 31, 2024

Next Earnings Date

Aug 21, 2024

Earnings per share (EPS)0.34
Gross Margin28.76%
Net Profit Margin6.06%
Debt/Equity Ratio2.0%

How did 728 perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Dividends

5.0%

Current Dividend Yield

69%

Payout Ratio
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