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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 : 9/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 13.98
CHT's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
78% of the 454 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. CHT: 13.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
CHT' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.33  Med: 30.72 Max: 82383.26
Current: 13.98
0.33
82383.26
Equity to Asset 0.75
CHT's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
88% of the 431 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 vs. CHT: 0.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
CHT' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.65  Med: 0.82 Max: 0.89
Current: 0.75
0.65
0.89
Interest Coverage 973.85
CHT's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
74% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.93 vs. CHT: 973.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
CHT' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 321  Med: 2223.32 Max: 9999.99
Current: 973.85
321
9999.99
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 4.83
M-Score: -2.75
WACC vs ROIC
2.78%
11.12%
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
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 19.88
CHT's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 454 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.29 vs. CHT: 19.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
CHT' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 19.77  Med: 28.39 Max: 32.68
Current: 19.88
19.77
32.68
Net-margin (%) 16.45
CHT's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 454 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.42 vs. CHT: 16.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
CHT' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 16.31  Med: 22.22 Max: 27.32
Current: 16.45
16.31
27.32
ROE (%) 10.56
CHT's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 433 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.88 vs. CHT: 10.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
CHT' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 9.1  Med: 12.87 Max: 15.46
Current: 10.56
9.1
15.46
ROA (%) 8.38
CHT's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 462 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.29 vs. CHT: 8.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
CHT' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 7.73  Med: 10.51 Max: 11.43
Current: 8.38
7.73
11.43
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 15.92
CHT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 456 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.12 vs. CHT: 15.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
CHT' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 12.82  Med: 18.00 Max: 33.76
Current: 15.92
12.82
33.76
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 1.50
CHT's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 388 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. CHT: 1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CHT' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -0.2  Med: 10.00 Max: 13.4
Current: 1.5
-0.2
13.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -3.00
CHT's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 326 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. CHT: -3.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CHT' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -4.6  Med: 3.50 Max: 31.8
Current: -3
-4.6
31.8
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -7.60
CHT's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 297 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. CHT: -7.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CHT' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -8.5  Med: 5.90 Max: 21.7
Current: -7.6
-8.5
21.7
» CHT's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

CHT Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Francis Chou 132,088 sh (unchged)
Sarah Ketterer 8,123 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 641,784 sh (-2.05%)
Jeremy Grantham 13,400 sh (-15.19%)
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Q4 2014

CHT Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jeremy Grantham 17,700 sh (+32.09%)
Jim Simons 791,348 sh (+23.30%)
Sarah Ketterer 8,123 sh (unchged)
Francis Chou 132,088 sh (unchged)
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Q1 2015

CHT Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 966,948 sh (+22.19%)
Sarah Ketterer 8,123 sh (unchged)
Francis Chou 132,088 sh (unchged)
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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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 19.78
CHT's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
54% of the 307 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.60 vs. CHT: 19.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
CHT' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 2.23  Med: 17.23 Max: 334.21
Current: 19.78
2.23
334.21
PE(NRI) 19.80
CHT's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
50% of the 305 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.40 vs. CHT: 19.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
CHT' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 2.23  Med: 16.84 Max: 39.45
Current: 19.8
2.23
39.45
P/B 2.14
CHT's P/B is ranked higher than
51% of the 419 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.14 vs. CHT: 2.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
CHT' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.1  Med: 1.86 Max: 2.68
Current: 2.14
0.1
2.68
P/S 3.30
CHT's P/S is ranked lower than
81% of the 447 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. CHT: 3.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CHT' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.5  Med: 3.22 Max: 5.62
Current: 3.3
0.5
5.62
PFCF 15.94
CHT's PFCF is ranked higher than
56% of the 231 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.27 vs. CHT: 15.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
CHT' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 1.38  Med: 15.01 Max: 386
Current: 15.94
1.38
386
POCF 9.65
CHT's POCF is ranked lower than
63% of the 315 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.48 vs. CHT: 9.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
CHT' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 0.96  Med: 8.44 Max: 12.56
Current: 9.65
0.96
12.56
EV-to-EBIT 15.06
CHT's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
50% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.06 vs. CHT: 15.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CHT' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -0.6  Med: 10.40 Max: 120.1
Current: 15.06
-0.6
120.1
PEG 11.65
CHT's PEG is ranked lower than
89% of the 143 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.02 vs. CHT: 11.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
CHT' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.83 Max: 37.47
Current: 11.65
0.05
37.47
Shiller P/E 17.50
CHT's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
51% of the 216 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.11 vs. CHT: 17.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
CHT' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 7.83  Med: 12.50 Max: 18.39
Current: 17.5
7.83
18.39
Current Ratio 1.05
CHT's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
55% of the 448 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. CHT: 1.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CHT' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.42  Med: 1.50 Max: 2.54
Current: 1.05
0.42
2.54
Quick Ratio 0.97
CHT's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
56% of the 448 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. CHT: 0.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CHT' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.4  Med: 1.46 Max: 2.44
Current: 0.97
0.4
2.44
Days Inventory 18.14
CHT's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
56% of the 345 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.66 vs. CHT: 18.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
CHT' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 3.6  Med: 12.60 Max: 18.64
Current: 18.14
3.6
18.64
Days Sales Outstanding 43.88
CHT's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
54% of the 379 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 46.64 vs. CHT: 43.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CHT' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 19.63  Med: 27.10 Max: 42.25
Current: 43.88
19.63
42.25

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 4.94
CHT's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
72% of the 685 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.44 vs. CHT: 4.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
CHT' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 3.75  Med: 5.92 Max: 13.59
Current: 4.94
3.75
13.59
Dividend Payout 0.49
CHT's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
62% of the 353 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.68 vs. CHT: 0.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
CHT' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 3.12  Med: 3.61 Max: 33.15
Current: 0.49
3.12
33.15
Dividend growth (3y) -6.40
CHT's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked lower than
61% of the 189 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. CHT: -6.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
CHT' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0  Med: 4.50 Max: 12.6
Current: -6.4
0
12.6
Yield on cost (5-Year) 5.87
CHT's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
75% of the 685 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.63 vs. CHT: 5.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
CHT' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 4.45  Med: 7.03 Max: 16.14
Current: 5.87
4.45
16.14
Share Buyback Rate 0.20
CHT's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
72% of the 309 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.00 vs. CHT: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
CHT' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 9.3  Med: 6.10 Max: 0
Current: 0.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 2.42
CHT's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
53% of the 299 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.67 vs. CHT: 2.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
CHT' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.11  Med: 1.88 Max: 17.17
Current: 2.42
0.11
17.17
Price/Projected FCF 1.10
CHT's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
59% of the 227 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. CHT: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
CHT' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.25  Med: 0.69 Max: 1.15
Current: 1.1
0.25
1.15
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 1.76
CHT's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
61% of the 38 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. CHT: 1.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 1.00
CHT's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
55% of the 410 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. CHT: 1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
CHT' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.21  Med: 1.01 Max: 1.67
Current: 1
0.21
1.67
Price/Graham Number 1.44
CHT's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
57% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.58 vs. CHT: 1.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
CHT' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.06  Med: 1.09 Max: 8.71
Current: 1.44
0.06
8.71
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 6.61
CHT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 451 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. CHT: 6.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
CHT' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.8  Med: 9.50 Max: 143.5
Current: 6.61
0.8
143.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 5.36
CHT's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 240 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.63 vs. CHT: 5.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
CHT' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -12.4  Med: 6.90 Max: 66.7
Current: 5.36
-12.4
66.7

Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services
Compare:CHU, VOD, T, VZ, AMOV » details
Traded in other countries:2412.Taiwan, CHWD.Germany,
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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