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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 28.54
CHT's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
77% of the 457 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 vs. CHT: 28.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
CHT' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 23.51 Max: 82383.26
Current: 28.54
0.33
82383.26
Equity-to-Asset 0.76
CHT's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
94% of the 443 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. CHT: 0.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
CHT' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.65  Med: 0.82 Max: 0.89
Current: 0.76
0.65
0.89
Debt-to-Equity 0.01
CHT's Debt-to-Equity is ranked higher than
99% of the 348 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.76 vs. CHT: 0.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
CHT' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.01 Max: 0.05
Current: 0.01
0
0.05
Interest Coverage 2143.70
CHT's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
83% of the 363 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.45 vs. CHT: 2143.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
CHT' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 536.14  Med: 1988.72 Max: 14642
Current: 2143.7
536.14
14642
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 5.50
Beneish M-Score: -2.83
WACC vs ROIC
2.44%
11.59%
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 : 6/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 19.95
CHT's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
85% of the 450 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.22 vs. CHT: 19.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
CHT' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 19.77  Med: 23.6 Max: 31.25
Current: 19.95
19.77
31.25
Net Margin % 16.65
CHT's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
90% of the 453 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.55 vs. CHT: 16.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
CHT' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.31  Med: 20.19 Max: 24.62
Current: 16.65
16.31
24.62
ROE % 10.57
CHT's ROE % is ranked higher than
64% of the 432 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.43 vs. CHT: 10.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
CHT' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.25  Med: 11.57 Max: 13.52
Current: 10.57
10.25
13.52
ROA % 8.40
CHT's ROA % is ranked higher than
84% of the 462 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. CHT: 8.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
CHT' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.33  Med: 9.51 Max: 11.43
Current: 8.4
8.33
11.43
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 16.11
CHT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
55% of the 455 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.01 vs. CHT: 16.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
CHT' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.4  Med: 17.68 Max: 20.43
Current: 16.11
15.4
20.43
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 0.30
CHT's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
57% of the 401 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. CHT: 0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
CHT' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -53  Med: 1.6 Max: 149.8
Current: 0.3
-53
149.8
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 0.20
CHT's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
53% of the 348 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. CHT: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
CHT' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -53.7  Med: 0.2 Max: 141.7
Current: 0.2
-53.7
141.7
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -0.80
CHT's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
58% of the 293 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -4.50 vs. CHT: -0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
CHT' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.4  Med: 0.5 Max: 25.9
Current: -0.8
-11.4
25.9
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Guru Trades

Q3 2016

CHT Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Jim Simons 2,358,884 sh (+5.04%)
Jeremy Grantham 283,882 sh (-44.68%)
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Q4 2016

CHT Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Sarah Ketterer 62,900 sh (+91.19%)
Jim Simons 2,769,184 sh (+17.39%)
Jeremy Grantham 294,382 sh (+3.70%)
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Q1 2017

CHT Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Jeremy Grantham 317,547 sh (+7.87%)
Jim Simons 2,750,384 sh (-0.68%)
Sarah Ketterer 37,200 sh (-40.86%)
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Q2 2017

CHT Guru Trades in Q2 2017

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Jeremy Grantham 328,747 sh (+3.53%)
Jim Simons 2,796,148 sh (+1.66%)
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Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services  
Compare:TPE:3045, TPE:4904, TPE:1402, TPE:3682, TPE:6464, ROCO:6561, ROCO:6163, ROCO:3150 » details
Traded in other countries:CHWD.Germany, 2412.Taiwan,
Headquarter Location:Taiwan
Chunghwa Telecom Co Ltd is a Taiwan based telecommunication company. It is engaged in providing fixed-line, wireless, and Internet and data services.

Chunghwa Telecom is Taiwan's largest integrated telecom operator, providing fixed-line, wireless, and Internet and data services. The company enjoys a dominant position in all three segments. It has a market share of 35% in mobile, 85% in broadband, and greater than 95% in the fixed-line segment as measured by the number of local fixed-line subscribers. Chunghwa Telecom was privatized in 2005, with the government retaining 36.3% of the firm's ordinary shares.

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 21.19
CHT's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
53% of the 312 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.70 vs. CHT: 21.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
CHT' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.95  Med: 18.11 Max: 42.71
Current: 21.19
9.95
42.71
PE Ratio without NRI 21.19
CHT's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
52% of the 310 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.85 vs. CHT: 21.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
CHT' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.94  Med: 18.11 Max: 42.62
Current: 21.19
9.94
42.62
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 23.31
CHT's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
69% of the 211 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.58 vs. CHT: 23.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
CHT' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.34  Med: 15.4 Max: 34.18
Current: 23.31
8.34
34.18
PB Ratio 2.33
CHT's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
51% of the 415 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.25 vs. CHT: 2.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
CHT' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.24  Med: 2.05 Max: 2.81
Current: 2.33
1.24
2.81
PS Ratio 3.50
CHT's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
83% of the 437 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. CHT: 3.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
CHT' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.84  Med: 3.44 Max: 6.39
Current: 3.5
2.84
6.39
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 17.78
CHT's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
54% of the 214 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.65 vs. CHT: 17.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
CHT' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.27  Med: 16.67 Max: 386
Current: 17.78
9.27
386
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 11.16
CHT's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
73% of the 288 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.48 vs. CHT: 11.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
CHT' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.26  Med: 10.17 Max: 15.51
Current: 11.16
6.26
15.51
EV-to-EBIT 16.33
CHT's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
52% of the 342 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.53 vs. CHT: 16.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CHT' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.6  Med: 13.9 Max: 155.5
Current: 16.33
7.6
155.5
EV-to-EBITDA 9.63
CHT's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
60% of the 378 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.55 vs. CHT: 9.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
CHT' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.6  Med: 8.4 Max: 70.5
Current: 9.63
4.6
70.5
EV-to-Revenue 3.32
CHT's EV-to-Revenue is ranked lower than
75% of the 451 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.06 vs. CHT: 3.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
CHT' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.2  Med: 3.2 Max: 48.2
Current: 3.32
2.2
48.2
Shiller PE Ratio 18.03
CHT's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
53% of the 120 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.24 vs. CHT: 18.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
CHT' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.27  Med: 18.8 Max: 22.69
Current: 18.03
16.27
22.69
Current Ratio 1.14
CHT's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
73% of the 452 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. CHT: 1.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CHT' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: 1.46 Max: 2.54
Current: 1.14
0.42
2.54
Quick Ratio 1.04
CHT's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
73% of the 452 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. CHT: 1.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CHT' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 1.39 Max: 2.44
Current: 1.04
0.4
2.44
Days Inventory 19.83
CHT's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
55% of the 344 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.03 vs. CHT: 19.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
CHT' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.1  Med: 14.56 Max: 20.04
Current: 19.83
8.1
20.04
Days Sales Outstanding 47.65
CHT's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
51% of the 340 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 45.51 vs. CHT: 47.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CHT' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 19.63  Med: 37.19 Max: 49.23
Current: 47.65
19.63
49.23
Days Payable 37.03
CHT's Days Payable is ranked lower than
76% of the 302 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 65.44 vs. CHT: 37.03 )
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: 46.53
Current: 37.03
32.88
46.53

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 4.76
CHT's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
65% of the 772 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.96 vs. CHT: 4.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
CHT' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.95  Med: 5.69 Max: 12.9
Current: 4.76
3.95
12.9
Dividend Payout Ratio 1.14
CHT's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked lower than
76% of the 309 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.75 vs. CHT: 1.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
CHT' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.85  Med: 0.92 Max: 1.14
Current: 1.14
0.85
1.14
Forward Dividend Yield % 4.76
CHT's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
57% of the 716 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.99 vs. CHT: 4.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 4.76
CHT's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
56% of the 872 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.22 vs. CHT: 4.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
CHT' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.95  Med: 5.69 Max: 12.9
Current: 4.76
3.95
12.9

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 2.66
CHT's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
56% of the 311 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.94 vs. CHT: 2.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
CHT' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.57  Med: 2.29 Max: 29.07
Current: 2.66
1.57
29.07
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.35
CHT's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
55% of the 242 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. CHT: 1.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
CHT' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.59  Med: 0.98 Max: 1.49
Current: 1.35
0.59
1.49
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.03
CHT's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
53% of the 420 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. CHT: 1.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
CHT' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.92  Med: 1.07 Max: 2.38
Current: 1.03
0.92
2.38
Price-to-Graham-Number 1.58
CHT's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked higher than
60% of the 204 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. CHT: 1.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
CHT' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 1.32 Max: 6.68
Current: 1.58
0.04
6.68
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 6.10
CHT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
62% of the 462 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. CHT: 6.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
CHT' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 7.2 Max: 13.2
Current: 6.1
0.6
13.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 3.80
CHT's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
63% of the 258 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.26 vs. CHT: 3.80 )
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: 2.9  Med: 6.25 Max: 36.3
Current: 3.8
2.9
36.3

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $7,302.29
EPS (TTM) $ 1.57
Beta0.31
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $31.28 - 36.37
Shares Outstanding (Mil)775.74 (ADR)
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