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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 : 10/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 17.29
CHT's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
76% of the 485 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. CHT: 17.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
CHT' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 18.95 Max: No Debt
Current: 17.29
Equity to Asset 0.81
CHT's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
91% of the 474 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. CHT: 0.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
CHT' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 0.81 Max: 0.88
Current: 0.81
0.7
0.88
Interest Coverage 1529.43
CHT's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
87% of the 370 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.77 vs. CHT: 1529.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
CHT' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 536.14  Med: 2000.13 Max: 9999.99
Current: 1529.43
536.14
9999.99
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 7.12
M-Score: -2.81
WACC vs ROIC
1.20%
12.46%
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 : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 21.73
CHT's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 482 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.94 vs. CHT: 21.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
CHT' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 19.77  Med: 26.84 Max: 31.25
Current: 21.73
19.77
31.25
Net-margin (%) 18.14
CHT's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 484 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.89 vs. CHT: 18.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
CHT' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.31  Med: 22.09 Max: 24.62
Current: 18.14
16.31
24.62
ROE (%) 11.63
CHT's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 462 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.75 vs. CHT: 11.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
CHT' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.28  Med: 11.63 Max: 13.52
Current: 11.63
10.28
13.52
ROA (%) 9.35
CHT's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 492 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. CHT: 9.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
CHT' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.33  Med: 9.72 Max: 11.43
Current: 9.35
8.33
11.43
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 17.50
CHT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 486 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.62 vs. CHT: 17.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
CHT' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.4  Med: 18.04 Max: 20.43
Current: 17.5
15.4
20.43
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 1.70
CHT's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 416 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. CHT: 1.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CHT' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.2  Med: 6.95 Max: 13.4
Current: 1.7
-0.2
13.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 1.60
CHT's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 356 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. CHT: 1.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CHT' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.7  Med: 3.15 Max: 31.9
Current: 1.6
-4.7
31.9
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 0.40
CHT's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 309 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.90 vs. CHT: 0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CHT' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.5  Med: 4.40 Max: 21.7
Current: 0.4
-8.5
21.7
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

CHT Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 966,948 sh (+22.19%)
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Jeremy Grantham 17,400 sh (-1.69%)
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Q2 2015

CHT Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Sarah Ketterer 19,323 sh (+137.88%)
Jeremy Grantham 34,800 sh (+100.00%)
Jim Simons 1,093,948 sh (+13.13%)
Francis Chou Sold Out
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Q3 2015

CHT Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Jeremy Grantham 76,000 sh (+118.39%)
Jim Simons 1,737,684 sh (+58.85%)
Sarah Ketterer 26,400 sh (+36.62%)
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Q4 2015

CHT Guru Trades in Q4 2015

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Jim Simons 2,182,084 sh (+25.57%)
Sarah Ketterer 31,000 sh (+17.42%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 20.15
CHT's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
55% of the 337 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.86 vs. CHT: 20.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
CHT' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.23  Med: 16.83 Max: 334.2
Current: 20.15
2.23
334.2
PE(NRI) 20.15
CHT's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
55% of the 338 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.87 vs. CHT: 20.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
CHT' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.23  Med: 16.30 Max: 20.82
Current: 20.15
2.23
20.82
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 22.23
CHT's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
64% of the 208 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.73 vs. CHT: 22.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
CHT' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.58  Med: 14.25 Max: 22.09
Current: 22.23
2.58
22.09
P/B 2.32
CHT's P/B is ranked lower than
53% of the 456 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.21 vs. CHT: 2.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
CHT' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.18  Med: 1.91 Max: 2.68
Current: 2.32
1.18
2.68
P/S 3.65
CHT's P/S is ranked lower than
83% of the 474 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. CHT: 3.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CHT' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.53  Med: 3.25 Max: 4.33
Current: 3.65
1.53
4.33
PFCF 20.73
CHT's PFCF is ranked lower than
53% of the 230 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.91 vs. CHT: 20.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
CHT' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.18  Med: 14.28 Max: 381.42
Current: 20.73
6.18
381.42
POCF 11.10
CHT's POCF is ranked lower than
72% of the 311 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.45 vs. CHT: 11.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
CHT' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.99  Med: 8.76 Max: 12.37
Current: 11.1
3.99
12.37
EV-to-EBIT 15.97
CHT's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
55% of the 359 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.31 vs. CHT: 15.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CHT' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 11.25 Max: 124.6
Current: 15.97
0.7
124.6
EV-to-EBITDA 9.72
CHT's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
62% of the 402 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.34 vs. CHT: 9.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
CHT' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 7.05 Max: 62.9
Current: 9.72
0.4
62.9
PEG 14.36
CHT's PEG is ranked lower than
85% of the 155 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.47 vs. CHT: 14.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
CHT' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 1.43 Max: 35.84
Current: 14.36
0.13
35.84
Shiller P/E 17.01
CHT's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
50% of the 116 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.62 vs. CHT: 17.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
CHT' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.59  Med: 15.94 Max: 18.02
Current: 17.01
14.59
18.02
Current Ratio 1.21
CHT's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
61% of the 470 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. CHT: 1.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CHT' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.46  Med: 1.47 Max: 2.46
Current: 1.21
0.46
2.46
Quick Ratio 1.07
CHT's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
61% of the 470 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. CHT: 1.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CHT' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 1.44 Max: 2.41
Current: 1.07
0.45
2.41
Days Inventory 17.75
CHT's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
54% of the 362 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.82 vs. CHT: 17.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
CHT' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.1  Med: 13.32 Max: 19.56
Current: 17.75
8.1
19.56
Days Sales Outstanding 42.40
CHT's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
54% of the 378 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 48.41 vs. CHT: 42.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CHT' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 19.63  Med: 31.41 Max: 42.4
Current: 42.4
19.63
42.4
Days Payable 40.17
CHT's Days Payable is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 318 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 67.49 vs. CHT: 40.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
CHT' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 32.88  Med: 38.37 Max: 57.76
Current: 40.17
32.88
57.76

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 4.35
CHT's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
65% of the 611 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.56 vs. CHT: 4.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
CHT' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.75  Med: 5.82 Max: 13.59
Current: 4.35
3.75
13.59
Dividend Payout 0.87
CHT's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
66% of the 330 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.71 vs. CHT: 0.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
CHT' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.65  Med: 0.87 Max: 1.36
Current: 0.87
0.65
1.36
Dividend Growth (3y) -3.80
CHT's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked lower than
61% of the 196 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. CHT: -3.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
CHT' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 4.15 Max: 12.6
Current: -3.8
0
12.6
Forward Dividend Yield 4.35
CHT's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
59% of the 558 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. CHT: 4.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 5.18
CHT's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
62% of the 716 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.28 vs. CHT: 5.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
CHT' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.45  Med: 6.91 Max: 16.14
Current: 5.18
4.45
16.14

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 2.69
CHT's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
50% of the 339 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.69 vs. CHT: 2.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
CHT' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.21  Med: 1.61 Max: 2.45
Current: 2.69
1.21
2.45
Price/Projected FCF 1.29
CHT's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
54% of the 219 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. CHT: 1.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
CHT' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 0.75 Max: 1.17
Current: 1.29
0.47
1.17
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 1.78
CHT's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
62% of the 42 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. CHT: 1.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 1.12
CHT's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
66% of the 417 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. CHT: 1.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
CHT' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 0.99 Max: 1.65
Current: 1.12
0.53
1.65
Price/Graham Number 1.55
CHT's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
53% of the 273 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. CHT: 1.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
CHT' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.73  Med: 0.98 Max: 1.42
Current: 1.55
0.73
1.42
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 6.30
CHT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 484 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. CHT: 6.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
CHT' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.8  Med: 8.85 Max: 142.4
Current: 6.3
0.8
142.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 4.52
CHT's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 238 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.84 vs. CHT: 4.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
CHT' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2  Med: 11.30 Max: 41.9
Current: 4.52
2
41.9

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $7154
EPS $ 1.67
Beta0.29
Short Percentage of Float0.34%
52-Week Range $28.49 - 34.62
Shares Outstanding(Mil)775.74

Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services
Compare:ADX:ETISALAT, NYSE:AMT, XPAR:ORA, HKSE:00728, TSX:BCE, SAU:7010 » details
Traded in other countries:CHWD.Germany, 2412.Taiwan,
Chunghwa Telecom Co Ltd was incorporated on July 1, 1996 in the Republic of China. The Company provides Domestic Fixed Communication Business, including local, domestic long distance, broadband access and MOD services; Mobile Communication Business, including mobile services and Sales of mobile handsets and data cards; Internet Business, including HiNet ISP, Internet VAS and IDC services; and International Communication Business, including international long distance and satellite services. The Company's business segments include Domestic Fixed Communications, Mobile Communications, Internet, and International Fixed Communications and Others. The Domestic Fixed Communications business includes the provision of local telephone services, domestic long distance telephone services, broadband access, and related services. The Mobile Communications business includes the provision of mobile services, sales of mobile handsets and data cards, and related services. The Internet business includes the provision of HiNet services and related services. The International Fixed Communications business includes the provision of international long distance telephone services and related services. The Others segment includes the provision of non-Telecom services, and the corporate related items not allocated to reportable segments.
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