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China Telecom Corp Ltd

$ 48.96 -0.17 (-0.34%)
Volume: 12,436 Avg Vol (1m): 50,613
Market Cap $: 39.99 Bil Enterprise Value $: 39.99 Bil
P/E (TTM): 12.48 P/B: 0.77
Earnings Power Value 0
Net Current Asset Value -65.84
Tangible Book 63.94
Projected FCF 55.97
Median P/S Value 61.16
Graham Number 75.47
Peter Lynch Value 0
DCF (FCF Based) 0
DCF (Earnings Based) 0
1Y (-%)

Financial Strength : 5/10

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.
Current vs industry vs history
Equity-to-Asset 0.49
Equity-to-Asset ranked higher than
65.38% of 413 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 1.73, Med: 0.41, Min: -9.22
CHA: 0.49
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
Equity-to-Asset range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.35, Med: 0.51, Max: 0.63
Current: 0.49
0.35
0.63
Debt-to-EBITDA 0.84
Debt-to-EBITDA ranked higher than
78.11% of 338 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 170.63, Med: 2.31, Min: 0.01
CHA: 0.84
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
Debt-to-EBITDA range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.69, Med: 1.12, Max: 1.39
Current: 0.84
0.69
1.39
Interest Coverage 8.89
Interest Coverage ranked higher than
56.00% of 350 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 10251854, Med: 6.29, Min: 0.01
CHA: 8.89
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
Interest Coverage range over the past 10 years
Min: 4.69, Med: 6.77, Max: 9.85
Current: 8.89
4.69
9.85
Piotroski F-Score 6
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9
Altman Z-Score 1.13
DISTRESS
GREY
SAFE
WACC vs ROIC %
ROIC 5.99%
WACC 5.21%

Profitability & Growth : 6/10

GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company's business will stay that way.
Current vs industry vs history
Operating Margin % 7.83
Operating Margin ranked lower than
57.35% of 415 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 232.55, Med: 10.31, Min: -4525.49
CHA: 7.83
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin only.
Operating Margin range over the past 10 years
Min: 7.44, Med: 8.26, Max: 10.67
Current: 7.83
7.44
10.67
Net Margin % 5.75
Net Margin ranked higher than
50.36% of 415 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 9285.42, Med: 5.09, Min: -3372.16
CHA: 5.75
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin only.
Net Margin range over the past 10 years
Min: 5.08, Med: 5.54, Max: 6.98
Current: 5.75
5.08
6.98
ROE % 6.28
ROE ranked lower than
57.29% of 391 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 288.87, Med: 8.37, Min: -413.61
CHA: 6.28
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE only.
ROE range over the past 10 years
Min: 5.62, Med: 6.33, Max: 6.72
Current: 6.28
5.62
6.72
ROA % 3.18
ROA ranked lower than
50.59% of 421 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 179.11, Med: 3, Min: -294.78
CHA: 3.18
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA only.
ROA range over the past 10 years
Min: 2.71, Med: 3.2, Max: 4.02
Current: 3.18
2.71
4.02
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 10.62
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) ranked lower than
63.16% of 418 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 16520.65, Med: 17.16, Min: -4885.96
CHA: 10.62
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) only.
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) range over the past 10 years
Min: 5.6, Med: 6.52, Max: 10.62
Current: 10.62
5.6
10.62
3-Year Total Revenue Growth Rate 2.40
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate ranked higher than
52.48% of 383 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 208, Med: 1.7, Min: -100
CHA: 2.4
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -1.3, Med: 10.3, Max: 24.5
Current: 2.4
-1.3
24.5
3-Year Total EBITDA Growth Rate 0.70
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate ranked lower than
60.40% of 351 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 152.5, Med: 4.3, Min: -72.7
CHA: 0.7
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -7.2, Med: 4, Max: 53.9
Current: 0.7
-7.2
53.9
3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate -0.60
3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate ranked lower than
56.45% of 310 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 158.8, Med: 4, Min: -442.9
CHA: -0.6
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate only.
3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -67.4, Med: 3, Max: 178.8
Current: -0.6
-67.4
178.8

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Business Description

Industry Communication Services » Telecom Services    NAICS : 517110    SIC : 4813
Compare TSX:BCE XPAR:ORA XMAD:TEF LSE:VOD HKSE:00788 SGX:Z77 ADX:ETISALAT MEX:AMX A HKSE:00762 OSL:TEL ASX:TLS NYSE:S TPE:2412 TSX:RCI.A SHSE:600050 ISX:TLKM XSWX:SCMN SAU:7010 LSE:BT.A NAS:SBAC
Traded in other countries ZCHA.Germany 00728.Hongkong K3ED.Singapore
Address 31 Jinrong Street, Xicheng District, Beijing, CHN, 100033
China Telecom is the largest fixed-line operator in China, covering 21 southern provinces. It has 121 million fixed-line subscribers, 135 million broadband customers, and 260 million wireless subscribers. The firm is increasing its cross-selling of products and adding additional services, such as cloud computing.

Ratios

Current vs industry vs history
PE Ratio (TTM) 12.48
PE Ratio ranked higher than
70.79% of 315 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 650.42, Med: 19.33, Min: 0.01
CHA: 12.48
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
PE Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 7.6, Med: 14.15, Max: 22.57
Current: 12.48
7.6
22.57
Forward PE Ratio 12.21
Forward P/E ranked higher than
81.60% of 125 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 3333.33, Med: 19.53, Min: 3.45
CHA: 12.21
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 12.48
PE without NRI ranked higher than
70.83% of 312 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 2901, Med: 19.26, Min: 0.01
CHA: 12.48
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE without NRI only.
PE without NRI range over the past 10 years
Min: 7.6, Med: 14.15, Max: 22.57
Current: 12.48
7.6
22.57
PB Ratio 0.77
PB Ratio ranked higher than
93.09% of 391 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 387.18, Med: 2.07, Min: 0.07
CHA: 0.77
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
PB Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.64, Med: 0.94, Max: 1.48
Current: 0.77
0.64
1.48
PS Ratio 0.71
PS Ratio ranked higher than
81.48% of 405 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 653.39, Med: 1.5, Min: 0.02
CHA: 0.71
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
PS Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.6, Med: 0.89, Max: 6.95
Current: 0.71
0.6
6.95
EV-to-EBIT 8.36
EV-to-EBIT ranked higher than
84.08% of 333 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 3021.38, Med: 15.66, Min: 0.52
CHA: 8.36
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
EV-to-EBIT range over the past 10 years
Min: 3.2, Med: 10.7, Max: 41.3
Current: 8.36
3.2
41.3
EV-to-EBITDA 2.41
EV-to-EBITDA ranked higher than
97.25% of 364 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 425.89, Med: 8.29, Min: 0.45
CHA: 2.41
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
EV-to-EBITDA range over the past 10 years
Min: 2.1, Med: 3.4, Max: 14.3
Current: 2.41
2.1
14.3
EV-to-Revenue 0.71
EV-to-Revenue ranked higher than
89.90% of 416 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 672.89, Med: 2.06, Min: 0.04
CHA: 0.71
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
EV-to-Revenue range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.6, Med: 1, Max: 5.4
Current: 0.71
0.6
5.4
Shiller PE Ratio 14.06
Shiller PE Ratio ranked higher than
59.18% of 147 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 3706.51, Med: 16.05, Min: 0.05
CHA: 14.06
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
Shiller PE Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 9.94, Med: 13.39, Max: 19.29
Current: 14.06
9.94
19.29
Days Inventory 4.91
Days Inventory ranked higher than
82.59% of 316 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 589.45, Med: 17.84, Min: 0.04
CHA: 4.91
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
Days Inventory range over the past 10 years
Min: 4.91, Med: 12.67, Max: 18.37
Current: 4.91
4.91
18.37
Days Sales Outstanding 19.33
Days Sales Outstanding ranked higher than
86.88% of 404 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 935.64, Med: 54.05, Min: 0.74
CHA: 19.33
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
Days Sales Outstanding range over the past 10 years
Min: 19.33, Med: 23.73, Max: 30.4
Current: 19.33
19.33
30.4
Days Payable 200.36
Days Payable ranked higher than
82.28% of 378 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 999.95, Med: 96.88, Min: 0.53
CHA: 200.36
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
Days Payable range over the past 10 years
Min: 150.4, Med: 216.24, Max: 264.96
Current: 200.36
150.4
264.96

Dividend & Buy Back

Current vs industry vs history
Dividend Yield % 3.24
Trailing Dividend Yield ranked lower than
59.90% of 803 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 100, Med: 4.09, Min: 0.01
CHA: 3.24
Ranked among companies with meaningful Trailing Dividend Yield only.
Trailing Dividend Yield range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.6, Med: 2.51, Max: 6.27
Current: 3.24
1.6
6.27
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.36
Dividend Payout Ratio ranked higher than
67.79% of 357 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 118.5, Med: 0.69, Min: 0.02
CHA: 0.36
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
Dividend Payout Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.3, Med: 0.36, Max: 0.44
Current: 0.36
0.3
0.44
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate (Per Share) 5.30
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate ranked higher than
55.90% of 195 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 148.1, Med: 3.2, Min: -100
CHA: 5.3
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: 0, Med: 1.6, Max: 11.1
Current: 5.3
0
11.1
Forward Dividend Yield % 3.24
Forward Dividend Yield ranked lower than
63.28% of 757 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 198.67, Med: 3.54, Min: 0.14
CHA: 3.24
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield-on-Cost (5-Year) % 3.99
Yield-on-Cost (5y) ranked lower than
52.44% of 780 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 418.14, Med: 4.09, Min: 0.01
CHA: 3.99
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield-on-Cost (5y) only.
Yield-on-Cost (5y) range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.97, Med: 3.1, Max: 7.74
Current: 3.99
1.97
7.74

Valuation & Return

Current vs industry vs history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 0.77
Price-to-Tangible-Book ranked higher than
94.10% of 288 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 1006.67, Med: 2.9, Min: 0.1
CHA: 0.77
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
Price-to-Tangible-Book range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.67, Med: 1.08, Max: 2.14
Current: 0.77
0.67
2.14
Price-to-Projected-FCF 0.88
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF ranked lower than
100.00% of 245 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 407, Med: 1.29, Min: 0.05
CHA: 0.88
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.51, Med: 1.03, Max: 1.8
Current: 0.88
0.51
1.8
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.80
Price-to-Median-PS-Value ranked higher than
77.63% of 371 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 50, Med: 0.99, Min: 0.01
CHA: 0.8
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
Price-to-Median-PS-Value range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.7, Med: 1.34, Max: 5.72
Current: 0.8
0.7
5.72
Price-to-Graham-Number 0.65
Price-to-Graham-Number ranked higher than
92.00% of 200 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 14.2, Med: 9999, Min: 0.02
CHA: 0.65
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
Price-to-Graham-Number range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.61, Med: 0.76, Max: 1.39
Current: 0.65
0.61
1.39
Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % 11.95
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) ranked higher than
87.56% of 426 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 192.31, Med: 4.81, Min: -277.78
CHA: 11.95
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) only.
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) range over the past 10 years
Min: 2.4, Med: 9.3, Max: 31.6
Current: 11.95
2.4
31.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 0.68
Forward Rate of Return ranked lower than
68.52% of 270 companies
in the Telecom Services industry.
Industry Max: 893.67, Med: 6.98, Min: -384.46
CHA: 0.68
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return only.
Forward Rate of Return range over the past 10 years
Min: -8.6, Med: 8.8, Max: 28.5
Current: 0.68
-8.6
28.5

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $ 56,035.71
EPS (TTM) $ 3.98
Beta 0.59
Volatility % 21.95
52-Week Range $ 44.2 - 57.09
Shares Outstanding (Mil) 809.32

Analyst Estimate

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score 6
Positive ROA Y
Positive CFROA N
Higher ROA yoy Y
CFROA > ROA N
Lower Leverage yoy Y
Higher Current Ratio yoy Y
Less Shares Outstanding yoy Y
Higher Gross Margin yoy Y
Higher Asset Turnover yoy N