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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd., CHT

Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd., CHT is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Telecom Services – Domestic in the sector of Technology. Based in Taiwan, Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd., CHT  has a market cap of 28579.41. Since its IPO date on the 10/9/2003, Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd., CHT performance year to date is 20.75%. Today Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd., CHT has gained 0.14%, with a current price of 36.31.

Ownership of the company is 38.10% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 4.40%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 96.60%. Return of assets are at 9.80%, with return on investment at 11.30%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd., CHT is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0. While Total debt/equity is 0. With a profit margin of 19.00%, this is combined with a gross margin of 36.90%, and operating margin of 22.50%. Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.6, while the quick ratio is 1.4.

For the last year Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd., CHT has seen a EPS growth of 10.80%. A performance for the year of 19.51%. The 52-week high is -5.61%, and the 52-week low is 27.45%. The average volume for Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd., CHT is 109445.

With a target price of 36.49, can Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd., CHT reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd., CHT. Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd. has a P/E of 20.47 and a forward P/E of 19.49. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 4.87. Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd. also has a P/S and a P/B of 3.94 and 2.37 respectively. For P/cash, Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd. has a value of 22.51, while it is 24.23 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 36.31, Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd. has a dividend yield of 4.66%. We see a return on equity of 12.10%.

Looking more long-term Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 4.20%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 5.08% 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 2.10% growth has been seen.

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