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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 2.55% today. In the last week its performance is 1.43%, and 13.51% for the past quarter. Currently, China Telecom Corp. Ltd., CHA has a target price of 60.75, so today’s gain of 2.55% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 2.42%.

China Telecom Corp. Ltd. (NYSE:CHA), has a market cap of 41880.5, and is based in China. Insider ownership is at 45.30%, and institutional ownership is 3.40%.

At the current price of 53.02, it has a dividend yield of 2.32%, and its target price is 60.75. 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 16.62, as well as a forward P/E of 13.56.

With a current EPS of 3.19, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 19.21%,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 16.90%.

Performance for the year is 5.09%. Since its IPO date on 11/14/2002, the total performance to date is 14.14%.

Volume today for China Telecom Corp. Ltd. (NYSE:CHA), is 138225, while its average volume is 32.97. Whilst the total gain today was 2.55%, it did have a day high of -1.58%.

Volatility for this week has been at 0.86%, and 1.09% for the month. The 52-week low for China Telecom Corp. Ltd., CHA has been 25.55%, while the 52-week-high has reached -5.07%.

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 0.98, and the P/S is 0.86, along with a P/B of 0.93. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 8.12.

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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