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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt N/A
CHA's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
91% of the 636 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.18 vs. CHA: N/A )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
CHA' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.09   Max: N/A
Current: N/A

Equity to Asset 0.52
CHA's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
77% of the 636 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.25 vs. CHA: 0.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
CHA' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.35   Max: 1
Current: 0.52

0.35
1
Interest Coverage 5.05
CHA's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
73% of the 636 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CHA: 5.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
CHA' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.96   Max: 38.54
Current: 5.05

0.96
38.54
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 1.50
WACC vs ROIC
7.05%
5.64%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 8.54
CHA's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 636 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. CHA: 8.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
CHA' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 2.76   Max: 28.32
Current: 8.54

2.76
28.32
Net-margin (%) 5.32
CHA's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 636 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -0.76 vs. CHA: 5.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
CHA' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 22.34
Current: 5.32

0.47
22.34
ROE (%) 5.04
CHA's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 636 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -4.98 vs. CHA: 5.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
CHA' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 0.42   Max: 19.31
Current: 5.04

0.42
19.31
ROA (%) 3.10
CHA's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 636 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -0.72 vs. CHA: 3.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
CHA' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 9.54
Current: 3.1

0.21
9.54
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 13.13
CHA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 636 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.56 vs. CHA: 13.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
CHA' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 1.62   Max: 25.23
Current: 13.13

1.62
25.23
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 10.60
CHA's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 636 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -22.80 vs. CHA: 10.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CHA' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 2.4   Max: 25
Current: 10.6

2.4
25
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 8.50
CHA's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 636 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CHA: 8.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CHA' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -7.8   Max: 53.4
Current: 8.5

-7.8
53.4
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 4.00
CHA's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 636 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CHA: 4.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CHA' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -67.4   Max: 178.8
Current: 4

-67.4
178.8
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Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

CHA Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jeremy Grantham 45,518 sh (unchged)
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Q3 2014

CHA Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 10,700 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 46,418 sh (+1.98%)
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Q4 2014

CHA Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 20,600 sh (+92.52%)
Jeremy Grantham 46,418 sh (unchged)
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Q1 2015

CHA Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Steven Cohen 27,621 sh (New)
Jim Simons 29,200 sh (+41.75%)
Jeremy Grantham 43,818 sh (-5.60%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 18.80
CHA's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
66% of the 636 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 40.00 vs. CHA: 18.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
CHA' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 5.09   Max: 38.38
Current: 18.8

5.09
38.38
Forward P/E 2000.00
CHA's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
55% of the 636 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.90 vs. CHA: 2000.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 20.40
CHA's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
76% of the 636 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CHA: 20.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
CHA' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 5   Max: 37.48
Current: 20.4

5
37.48
P/B 1.10
CHA's P/B is ranked higher than
82% of the 597 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. CHA: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
CHA' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 2.27
Current: 1.1

0.38
2.27
P/S 1.03
CHA's P/S is ranked higher than
57% of the 635 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. CHA: 1.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CHA' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.62   Max: 5.38
Current: 1.03

0.62
5.38
PFCF 20.10
CHA's PFCF is ranked higher than
63% of the 635 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 39.60 vs. CHA: 20.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
CHA' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 3.53   Max: 23.92
Current: 20.1

3.53
23.92
POCF 3.60
CHA's POCF is ranked higher than
91% of the 635 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 34.88 vs. CHA: 3.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
CHA' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.5   Max: 4.92
Current: 3.6

1.5
4.92
EV-to-EBIT 12.47
CHA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
83% of the 635 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 165.64 vs. CHA: 12.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CHA' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 7.1   Max: 60.7
Current: 12.47

7.1
60.7
PEG 2.68
CHA's PEG is ranked higher than
88% of the 635 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CHA: 2.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
CHA' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.35   Max: 1.26
Current: 2.68

0.35
1.26
Shiller P/E 28.00
CHA's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
56% of the 636 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 37.52 vs. CHA: 28.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
CHA' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 6.3   Max: 33.22
Current: 28

6.3
33.22
Days Inventory 14.07
CHA's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
75% of the 635 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 95.24 vs. CHA: 14.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
CHA' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 8.56   Max: 536.26
Current: 14.07

8.56
536.26
Days Sales Outstanding 24.43
CHA's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
89% of the 635 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 103.34 vs. CHA: 24.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CHA' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 22.73   Max: 34.8
Current: 24.43

22.73
34.8

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 1.93
CHA's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
81% of the 636 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CHA: 1.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
CHA' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.55   Max: 3.3
Current: 1.93

1.55
3.3
Dividend Payout 0.32
CHA's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
88% of the 635 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.61 vs. CHA: 0.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
CHA' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.68   Max: 1.32
Current: 0.32

0.68
1.32
Dividend growth (3y) 3.10
CHA's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
86% of the 636 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CHA: 3.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
CHA' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 4.2
Current: 3.1

0
4.2
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.82
CHA's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
80% of the 636 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CHA: 1.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
CHA' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.66   Max: 3.54
Current: 1.82

1.66
3.54

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 1.10
CHA's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
91% of the 593 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CHA: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
CHA' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.42   Max: 2.14
Current: 1.1

0.42
2.14
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.50
CHA's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
96% of the 635 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CHA: 0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Projected) only.
CHA' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 1.21
Current: 0.5

0.27
1.21
Price/Median PS Value 0.40
CHA's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
97% of the 635 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. CHA: 0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
CHA' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.49   Max: 3.61
Current: 0.4

0.49
3.61
Price/Graham Number 1.00
CHA's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
90% of the 593 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CHA: 1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
CHA' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 1.38
Current: 1

0.48
1.38
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 8.50
CHA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
77% of the 636 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. CHA: 8.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) only.
CHA' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.6   Max: 14.1
Current: 8.5

1.6
14.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 41.24
CHA's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
97% of the 636 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CHA: 41.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) only.
CHA' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 15.4   Max: 44.9
Current: 41.24

15.4
44.9

Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services
Compare:CHU, VOD, T, VZ, AMOV » details
Traded in other countries:K3ED.Singapore, 00728.Hongkong, ZCHA.Germany, ZCH.Germany, CHJHF.USA,
China Telecom Corp Ltd was incorporated under PRC laws on September 10, 2002. The Company is an integrated information service provider in the PRC. It offers a range of telecommunications services, including wireline voice services, mobile voice services, Internet access services, value-added services, integrated information application services, managed data and leased line services and other related services. The Company's wireline voice services include local wireline services, domestic long distance wireline services and international, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan long distance wireline services. The mobile voice services include local calls, domestic long distance calls, international long distance calls, intra-provincial roaming, inter-provincial roaming and international roaming. The Internet Access Services consist of wireline Internet access services, including dial-up and broadband services, and wireless Internet access services. The value-added services comprise mainly wireline and mobile value-added services. The wireline value-added services include wireline voice related services, such as caller ID services, Color Ring Tone services and short messaging services, or SMS. Color Ring Tone refers to a service where subscribers could customize the answer ring tone heard by the caller from a selection of songs, melodies, sound effects or voice recordings to replace the monotonous ring connecting tone. The wireline value-added services also include wireline Internet related services, such as Internet data center, or IDC, services, IP-virtual private dial-up network, or IP-VPDN, services, and Internet protocol TV, or IPTV, services. The integrated information application services consist of 'Best Tone' services and IT services and IT application services as well as 'V-Net' services. 'Best Tone' service provides its customers with phone number storage, enquiry and call transfer services, as well as various information needed in daily life. The managed data services mainly include services relating to optic fiber and circuits, such as optic fiber and circuit leasing; virtual private network, or VPN, and bandwidth leasing. It offers managed data services as part of its total telecommunications solutions to large enterprise customers, including government agencies, large corporations and institutions. The Company provides other services such as sales, rental, repairs and maintenance of equipment. The Company's business is subject to extensive government regulation.
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