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Is Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd.(NYSE: CHT), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd. (NYSE: CHT) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 10/9/2003. Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd. is in the Telecom Services – Domestic industry and Technology sector. Average volume for Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd., is 221.29, and so far today it has a volume of 263154. Performance year to date since the 10/9/2003 is 17.48%.

To help you determine whether Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 19.5 and forward P/E is 19.6. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd. has a value for PEG of 7.22. P/S ratio is 3.75 and the P/B ratio is 2.46. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 16.59 and 25.25 respectively.

At the current price Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd. is trading at, 35.28 (-0.45% today), Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd. has a dividend yield of 4.90%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 96.70%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 1.81, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 2.86% after growing 10.80% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -0.40%, and -1.30% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 786.42, and the number of shares float is 420.96. The senior management bring insider ownership to 38.10%, and institutional ownership is at 5.70%. The float short is 0.10%, with the short ratio at a value of 1.98. Management has seen a return on assets of 9.70%, and also a return on investment of 11.30%.

The ability for Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 1, and quick ratio is 1. Long term debt/equity is 0 and total debt/equity is 0. In terms of margins, Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd. has a gross margin of 36.90%, with its operating margin at 22.40%, and Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd. has a profit margin of 19.00%.

The 52 week high is -8.29%, with 20.37% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is -2.76% and the 200 day simple moving average is 4.60%.

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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