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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: China Unicom (Hong Kong) Limited, CHU

China Unicom (Hong Kong) Limited, CHU is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Wireless Communications in the sector of Technology. Based in Hong Kong, China Unicom (Hong Kong) Limited, CHU  has a market cap of 29271.52. Since its IPO date on the 6/21/2000, China Unicom (Hong Kong) Limited, CHU performance year to date is 1.24%. Today China Unicom (Hong Kong) Limited, CHU has gained 1.58%, with a current price of 12.21.

Ownership of the company is 80.30% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 1.00%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 81.40%. Return of assets are at 0.80%, with return on investment at 4.30%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, China Unicom (Hong Kong) Limited, CHU is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.18. While Total debt/equity is 0.68. With a profit margin of 1.80%, this is combined with a gross margin of 63.00%, and operating margin of 0.80%. China Unicom (Hong Kong) Limited ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 0.2, while the quick ratio is 0.2.

For the last year China Unicom (Hong Kong) Limited, CHU has seen a EPS growth of -10.80%. A performance for the year of -1.53%. The 52-week high is -18.60%, and the 52-week low is 23.46%. The average volume for China Unicom (Hong Kong) Limited, CHU is 620301.

With a target price of 13.75, can China Unicom (Hong Kong) Limited, CHU reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of China Unicom (Hong Kong) Limited, CHU. China Unicom (Hong Kong) Limited has a P/E of 39.01 and a forward P/E of 29.07. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 39.01. China Unicom (Hong Kong) Limited also has a P/S and a P/B of 0.72 and 0.86 respectively. For P/cash, China Unicom (Hong Kong) Limited has a value of 9.14, while it is *TBA for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 12.21, China Unicom (Hong Kong) Limited has a dividend yield of 2.13%. We see a return on equity of 2.20%.

Looking more long-term China Unicom (Hong Kong) Limited, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 1.00%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 92.66% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -10.80% for this year and for the last five years a 23.10% growth has been seen.

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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