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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market China Telecom Corp. Ltd. (NYSE:CHA) from Technology

Today’s top gainers include the company China Telecom Corp. Ltd. (NYSE:CHA) which is in the industry Telecom Services – Foreign, gaining 2.63% today. In the last week its performance is 2.89%, and -16.22% for the past quarter. Currently, China Telecom Corp. Ltd., CHA has a target price of 63.79, so today’s gain of 2.63% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 3.03%.

China Telecom Corp. Ltd. (NYSE:CHA), has a market cap of 35752.91, and is based in China. Insider ownership is at 45.30%, and institutional ownership is 3.40%.

At the current price of 46, it has a dividend yield of 2.72%, and its target price is 63.79. This is with a profit margin of *TBA, and total debt/equity of 0.38. China Telecom Corp. Ltd. (NYSE:CHA) has a P/E of 14, as well as a forward P/E of 12.55.

With a current EPS of 3.2, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 21.22%,China Telecom Corp. Ltd. (NYSE:CHA) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 7.10%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 3.60%.

Performance for the year is -17.73%. Since its IPO date on 11/14/2002, the total performance to date is -3.51%.

Volume today for China Telecom Corp. Ltd. (NYSE:CHA), is 12332, while its average volume is 35.97. Whilst the total gain today was 2.63%, it did have a day high of -8.33%.

Volatility for this week has been at 0.93%, and 1.16% for the month. The 52-week low for China Telecom Corp. Ltd., CHA has been 8.93%, while the 52-week-high has reached -23.45%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 4.70%, and its return on assets is *TBA. China Telecom Corp. Ltd. (NYSE:CHA) has an operating margin of 8.20%. With a sales growth of -31.80% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that China Telecom Corp. Ltd., CHA is in the sector Technology, its long-term debt/equity is 0.21, and has a current ratio of 0.3 and 0.3 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of China Telecom Corp. Ltd.? Well its PEG is 3.89, and the P/S is 0.73, along with a P/B of 0.79. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 6.91.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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