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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 : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 13.92
CHT's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
90% of the 1051 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.35 vs. CHT: 13.92 )
CHT' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 82383.26
Current: 13.92

0.33
82383.26
Equity to Asset 0.83
CHT's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
97% of the 1001 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.35 vs. CHT: 0.83 )
CHT' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.65   Max: 0.89
Current: 0.83

0.65
0.89
Interest Coverage 973.85
CHT's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
90% of the 632 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.28 vs. CHT: 973.85 )
CHT' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 321   Max: 9999.99
Current: 973.85

321
9999.99
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 6.93
M-Score: -2.69
WACC vs ROIC
4.06%
10.67%
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 (%) 19.60
CHT's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 1059 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.80 vs. CHT: 19.60 )
CHT' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 19.77   Max: 32.68
Current: 19.6

19.77
32.68
Net-margin (%) 16.29
CHT's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 1059 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.81 vs. CHT: 16.29 )
CHT' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 16.31   Max: 27.32
Current: 16.29

16.31
27.32
ROE (%) 10.28
CHT's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1009 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.77 vs. CHT: 10.28 )
CHT' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 9.1   Max: 15.46
Current: 10.28

9.1
15.46
ROA (%) 8.32
CHT's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 1066 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. CHT: 8.32 )
CHT' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 7.73   Max: 11.43
Current: 8.32

7.73
11.43
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 14.93
CHT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 1063 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.77 vs. CHT: 14.93 )
CHT' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 12.82   Max: 32.92
Current: 14.93

12.82
32.92
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 1.50
CHT's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 937 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. CHT: 1.50 )
CHT' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -0.2   Max: 13.4
Current: 1.5

-0.2
13.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -3.10
CHT's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 854 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -0.10 vs. CHT: -3.10 )
CHT' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -4.6   Max: 31.8
Current: -3.1

-4.6
31.8
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -7.60
CHT's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 756 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. CHT: -7.60 )
CHT' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -8.5   Max: 21.7
Current: -7.6

-8.5
21.7
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

CHT Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 655,184 sh (+10.90%)
Sarah Ketterer 8,123 sh (unchged)
Francis Chou 132,088 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham 15,800 sh (-47.32%)
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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%)
Francis Chou 132,088 sh (unchged)
Sarah Ketterer 8,123 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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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 20.60
CHT's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1180 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 31.40 vs. CHT: 20.60 )
CHT' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 2.23   Max: 334.21
Current: 20.6

2.23
334.21
Forward P/E 1.35
CHT's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
99% of the 1180 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 33.22 vs. CHT: 1.35 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 20.50
CHT's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1180 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 32.40 vs. CHT: 20.50 )
CHT' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 2.23   Max: 39.45
Current: 20.5

2.23
39.45
P/B 2.03
CHT's P/B is ranked higher than
83% of the 1180 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.03 vs. CHT: 2.03 )
CHT' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 17
Current: 2.03

0.1
17
P/S 3.35
CHT's P/S is ranked higher than
58% of the 1180 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.81 vs. CHT: 3.35 )
CHT' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 5.62
Current: 3.35

0.5
5.62
PFCF 18.85
CHT's PFCF is ranked higher than
87% of the 1180 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 67.70 vs. CHT: 18.85 )
CHT' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 1.38   Max: 386
Current: 18.85

1.38
386
POCF 10.37
CHT's POCF is ranked higher than
81% of the 1180 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.19 vs. CHT: 10.37 )
CHT' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 0.96   Max: 12.36
Current: 10.37

0.96
12.36
EV-to-EBIT 16.50
CHT's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
85% of the 1180 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.71 vs. CHT: 16.50 )
CHT' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -0.6   Max: 120.1
Current: 16.5

-0.6
120.1
PEG 11.39
CHT's PEG is ranked higher than
90% of the 1180 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CHT: 11.39 )
CHT' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 8.69
Current: 11.39

0.05
8.69
Shiller P/E 18.04
CHT's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
91% of the 1180 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 71.39 vs. CHT: 18.04 )
CHT' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 7.83   Max: 18.29
Current: 18.04

7.83
18.29
Current Ratio 1.49
CHT's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
85% of the 1029 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. CHT: 1.49 )
CHT' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.42   Max: 2.54
Current: 1.49

0.42
2.54
Quick Ratio 1.36
CHT's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
84% of the 1029 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. CHT: 1.36 )
CHT' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 2.44
Current: 1.36

0.4
2.44
Days Inventory 19.31
CHT's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
84% of the 1180 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 24.81 vs. CHT: 19.31 )
CHT' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 3.6   Max: 18.64
Current: 19.31

3.6
18.64
Days Sales Outstanding 44.19
CHT's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
85% of the 1180 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 62.98 vs. CHT: 44.19 )
CHT' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 19.63   Max: 42.25
Current: 44.19

19.63
42.25

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 2.47
CHT's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
67% of the 753 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.43 vs. CHT: 2.47 )
CHT' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 3.75   Max: 13.59
Current: 2.47

3.75
13.59
Dividend Payout 0.50
CHT's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
89% of the 1180 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.48 vs. CHT: 0.50 )
CHT' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 3.12   Max: 33.15
Current: 0.5

3.12
33.15
Dividend growth (3y) -6.40
CHT's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
81% of the 596 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. CHT: -6.40 )
CHT' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 12.6
Current: -6.4

0
12.6
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.97
CHT's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
71% of the 759 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. CHT: 2.97 )
CHT' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 4.45   Max: 16.14
Current: 2.97

4.45
16.14
Share Buyback Rate 0.20
CHT's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
88% of the 766 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -0.20 vs. CHT: 0.20 )
CHT' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 9.3   Max: 0
Current: 0.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 327.34
CHT's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
92% of the 1180 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CHT: 327.34 )
CHT' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 0.77   Max: 351.72
Current: 327.34

0.77
351.72
Price/Tangible Book 2.29
CHT's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
89% of the 1180 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.50 vs. CHT: 2.29 )
CHT' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 17.17
Current: 2.29

0.1
17.17
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.16
CHT's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1180 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. CHT: 1.16 )
CHT' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 1.18
Current: 1.16

0.25
1.18
Price/Median PS Value 1.03
CHT's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
82% of the 1180 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. CHT: 1.03 )
CHT' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 1.64
Current: 1.03

0.2
1.64
Price/Graham Number 1.43
CHT's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
92% of the 1180 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CHT: 1.43 )
CHT' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 8.71
Current: 1.43

0.06
8.71
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.10
CHT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1055 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. CHT: 6.10 )
CHT' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 143.5
Current: 6.1

0.8
143.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 6.89
CHT's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
81% of the 705 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.22 vs. CHT: 6.89 )
CHT' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -16   Max: 66.7
Current: 6.89

-16
66.7

Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services
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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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