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Is China Unicom (Hong Kong) Limited(NYSE: CHU), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. China Unicom (Hong Kong) Limited (NYSE: CHU) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 6/21/2000. China Unicom (Hong Kong) Limited is in the Wireless Communications industry and Technology sector. Average volume for China Unicom (Hong Kong) Limited, is 376.39, and so far today it has a volume of 844880. Performance year to date since the 6/21/2000 is 1.16%.

To help you determine whether China Unicom (Hong Kong) Limited is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 38.98 and forward P/E is 29.05. PEG perhaps more useful shows that China Unicom (Hong Kong) Limited has a value for PEG of 38.98. P/S ratio is 0.72 and the P/B ratio is 0.85. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 9.14 and *TBA respectively.

At the current price China Unicom (Hong Kong) Limited is trading at, 12.2 (-0.25% today), China Unicom (Hong Kong) Limited has a dividend yield of 2.13%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 81.40%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 0.31, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 92.66% after growing -10.80% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -74.20%, and -0.70% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 2397.34, and the number of shares float is 442.05. The senior management bring insider ownership to 80.30%, and institutional ownership is at 1.00%. The float short is 0.09%, with the short ratio at a value of 1.08. Management has seen a return on assets of 0.80%, and also a return on investment of 4.30%.

The ability for China Unicom (Hong Kong) Limited, to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 0.2, and quick ratio is 0.2. Long term debt/equity is 0.18 and total debt/equity is 0.68. In terms of margins, China Unicom (Hong Kong) Limited has a gross margin of 63.00%, with its operating margin at 0.80%, and China Unicom (Hong Kong) Limited has a profit margin of 1.80%.

The 52 week high is -18.67%, with 23.36% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 9.87% and the 200 day simple moving average is 7.45%.

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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