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Morning Stock Stories: Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd. (NYSE: CHT)

With a market cap of 28.37 B, Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd. has a large market cap size. Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd. (NYSE: CHT) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 10/09/2003. Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd. is in the Telecom Services – Domestic industry and Technology sector. Average volume for Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd., is 160.35, and so far today it has a volume of 45994. Performance year to date since the 10/09/2003 is 13.69%.

To help you determine whether Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 22.35 and forward P/E is 20.85. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd. has a value for PEG of 31.93. P/S ratio is 3.8 and the P/B ratio is 2.26. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 19.65 and 562.93 respectively.

At the current price Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd. is trading at, 35.91 (0.11% today), Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd. has a dividend yield of 4.54%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 0.00%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 1.61, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 2.38% after growing -6.30% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -17.80%, and -4.20% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 790.96, and the number of shares float is 420.96. The senior management bring insider ownership to 38.10%, and institutional ownership is at 3.50%. The float short is 0.12%, with the short ratio at a value of 3.08. Management has seen a return on assets of 8.50%, and also a return on investment of 10.70%.

The ability for Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 1.7, and quick ratio is 1.6. Long term debt/equity is 0 and total debt/equity is 0.01. In terms of margins, Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd. has a gross margin of 35.40%, with its operating margin at 19.90%, and Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd. has a profit margin of 16.70%.

The 52 week high is -6.65%, with 14.80% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 1.03% and the 200 day simple moving average is 6.03%.

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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