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China Telecom (CHA) Company Profile

Updated Jun 2, 2020
China Telecom has the following business profile:
Company's Full Name:China Telecom Corp Ltd
Short Name:China Telecom
Trading Ticker Symbol:CHA
Primary Exchange:NYSE
Headquarter City/Country:China
Primary Industry Sector:Public Utilities
Seconday Sub-sector:Telecommunications Equipment
Main Business Areas: Public Utilities, Telecommunications Equipment, Communication Services, Telecom Services, Telecom, China
Dividend Payments:Dividend History
ETFs Holding:List of ETFs holding China Telecom stock

Market and Trading Information for China Telecom

The following details were available for trading and market data about the stock of China Telecom as of writing:
Current Share Price:$30.88
Previous Year's Closing Price:$41.19
Percentage Price Change (YTD):-25.03%
Market Cap:$25.11 billion
52-week Price Range:$26.66 - $51.07
Dividend Per Share:$11.04
EPS (TTM):3.5
Price-Earnings (Trailing):8.82
Price-Earnings (Forward):7.39

Company Profile and Business Description for China Telecom

China Telecom Corporation Limited, incorporated on October 10, 2002, is an integrated information service provider in the People's Republic of China (PRC). The Company offers a range of telecommunications services, including wireline voice services, mobile voice services, Internet access services, value-added services, integrated information application services, telecommunications network resource services and lease of network equipment and other related services. It supports a range of end-to-end telecommunications services and enables customized products to be delivered for a range of telecommunications needs.

Wireline Voice Services

The Company's wireline voice services include local wireline services and domestic long distance wireline services. The Company also offers international, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan long distance wireline services.

Mobile Voice Services

The Company's mobile voice services include local calls, domestic long distance calls, international long distance calls, intra-provincial roaming, inter-provincial roaming and international roaming. The Company is focused on developing its fourth generation (4G) services.

Internet Access Services

The Company's Internet access services consist of wireline Internet access services and mobile Internet access services. The wireline Internet access services include dial-up and broadband services.

Value-added Services

The Company's value-added services consist of primarily wireline, Internet and mobile value-added services. The Company's wireline value-added services consist of its wireline voice related services, such as caller identification (ID) services, color ring tone services and short messaging services (SMS). Its wireline value-added services also include wireline Internet related services, such as Internet data center (IDC), services, Internet Protocol (IP)-virtual private dial-up network (IP-VPDN), services, and Internet protocol television (IPTV) services. Its mobile value-added services primarily consist of function-based services, such as mobile color ring tone services, multimedia messaging services (MMS) and e-mail services, content-based services and applications, such as content services relating to music, as well as industry-specific applications for government and enterprises, such as government administration and supervision, transport and logistics, digital hospital and integrated e-Surfing radio-frequency identification (RFID).

Integrated Information Application Services

The Company's integrated information application services consist of Best Tone services, information technology (IT) services and IT application services, as well as Internet information services. Best Tone service provides its customers with phone number storage, enquiry and call transfer services, as well as various information needed in daily life. IT services and IT application services include information technology-based integrated solutions, such as system integration, outsourcing, special advisory, information application, knowledge services and software development. Internet information services include products and applications, such as music, video, software and recharge of online game cards, provided through broadband access and operated on a nationwide basis.

Telecommunications Network Resource Services and Lease of Network Equipment

The Company's telecommunications network resource services primarily include services relating to its optic fiber and circuits, such as optic fiber and circuit leasing; virtual private network (VPN), and bandwidth leasing. The Company offers telecommunications network resource services as certain of its total telecommunications solutions to enterprise customers, including government agencies, corporations and institutions. In addition, it leases network equipment to enterprise customers.

Other Services

The Company's other services primarily include sales and repairs and maintenance of equipment. The Company's other services also include the resale of mobile services.

The Company competes with China Unicom (Hong Kong) Limited and China Mobile Limited.

No. 31, Jinrong Avenue, Xicheng

ETFs Holding China Telecom Stock

As of March 2020, the following exchange-traded funds (ETF) hold the China Telecom stocks in their respective portfolios. See Full List.

TickerNameShort DescriptionExpense
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ADREInvesco BLDRS Emerging Markets 50 ADR Index FundThe Invesco BLDRS Emerging Markets 50 ADR ETF aims to track a market-cap-weighted index of roughly 50 depositary receipts from emerging markets. The fund is currently heavily weighted in Brazilian ADRs. ...Full Details0.18%51
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BLESInspire Global Hope Large Cap ETFThe Inspire Global Hope Large Cap ETF follows an equal-weighted index of 400 large-cap stocks selected for their alignment with biblical values and positive impact on the world according to various ESG screens. ...Full Details0.61%301
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PGJInvesco Golden Dragon China ETFThe Invesco Golden Dragon China Portfolio ETF tracks a market-cap-weighted index of Chinese stocks. The fund strictly holds US-listed companies that derive a majority of their revenues in China. ...Full Details0.7%71
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AVEMAvantis Emerging Markets Equity ETFAVEM is an actively managed fund that holds emerging-market stocks of all market capitalizations considered favorable on multiple factors. The fund seeks to provide capital appreciation. ...Full Details0.33%1505
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See Full List of ETFs holding China Telecom stock in their respective portfolios.

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