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How to buy Chunghwa Telecom Co stock

Learn how to easily invest in Chunghwa Telecom Co stock.

Chunghwa Telecom Co Ltd is a telecom services business based in the US. Chunghwa Telecom Co shares (CHT) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Chunghwa Telecom Co employs 20,341 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $214.5 billion.

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Chunghwa Telecom Co stock price (NYSE: CHT)

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Chunghwa Telecom Co shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-09-19.
Latest market close$36.05
52-week range$37.38 - $44.18
50-day moving average $40.23
200-day moving average $42.27
Wall St. target price$37.63
PE ratio 24.9139
Dividend yield $4.608 (3.8%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $1.51

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Chunghwa Telecom Co price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $36.05 from 2022-09-23

1 week (2022-09-19) -4.28%
1 month (2022-08-26) -10.68%
3 months (2022-06-27) -16.55%
6 months (2022-03-25) -19.01%
1 year (2021-09-27) -10.32%
2 years (2020-09-25) -1.21%
3 years (2019-09-27) 0.92%
5 years (2017-09-26) 6.31%

Is Chunghwa Telecom Co stock undervalued or overvalued?

Valuing Chunghwa Telecom Co stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Chunghwa Telecom Co's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Chunghwa Telecom Co's P/E ratio

Chunghwa Telecom Co's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 25x. In other words, Chunghwa Telecom Co shares trade at around 25x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Chunghwa Telecom Co's EBITDA

Chunghwa Telecom Co's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $81.3 billion.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Chunghwa Telecom Co's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Chunghwa Telecom Co financials

Revenue TTM $214.5 billion
Operating margin TTM 21.73%
Gross profit TTM $75.4 billion
Return on assets TTM 5.58%
Return on equity TTM 10.24%
Profit margin 17.12%
Book value $467.10
Market capitalisation $29.4 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Chunghwa Telecom Co share dividends

95%

Dividend payout ratio: 95.18% of net profits

Recently Chunghwa Telecom Co has paid out, on average, around 95.18% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 3.8% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Chunghwa Telecom Co shareholders could enjoy a 3.8% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Chunghwa Telecom Co's case, that would currently equate to about $4.608 per share.

Chunghwa Telecom Co's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.

Chunghwa Telecom Co's most recent dividend payout was on 12 August 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 24 August 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Chunghwa Telecom Co's shares ever split?

Chunghwa Telecom Co's shares were split on a 4:5 basis on 7 January 2011. So if you had owned 5 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 4 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Chunghwa Telecom Co shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 25% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Chunghwa Telecom Co shares which in turn could have impacted Chunghwa Telecom Co's share price.

Chunghwa Telecom Co share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Chunghwa Telecom Co's shares have ranged in value from as little as $37.38 up to $44.1797. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Chunghwa Telecom Co's is -0.0411. This would suggest that Chunghwa Telecom Co's shares have been inversely-correlated to the average (for this exchange) – so when the broader market trended up or down, Chunghwa Telecom Co has bucked the trend.

Chunghwa Telecom Co overview

Chunghwa Telecom Co. , Ltd. , together with its subsidiaries, provides telecommunication services in Taiwan and internationally. It operates through Domestic Fixed Communications Business, Mobile Communications Business, Internet Business, International Fixed Communications Business, and Others segments. The company offers local and domestic long-distance telephone, broadband access, and related services; information and communication technology and VAS services; and interconnection with its fixed-line network to other mobile and fixed-line operators. It also provides mobile; HiNet Internet, data communication, and cloud; Internet data center; and international long-distance telephone and data services. In addition, the company distributes and sells mobile handsets, data cards, electronic materials, and computing and business machinery equipment and software; designs, develops, manufactures, sells, and services semiconductor testing components, printed circuit boards, and electronic components and finished products, and automatic license plate recognition software and hardware products.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Chunghwa Telecom Co is owned by institutions?
Currently 2.398% of Chunghwa Telecom Co shares are held by institutions.
How many people work for Chunghwa Telecom Co?
Latest data suggests 20,341 work at Chunghwa Telecom Co.
When does the fiscal year end for Chunghwa Telecom Co?
Chunghwa Telecom Co's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Chunghwa Telecom Co based?
Chunghwa Telecom Co's address is: No. 21-3, Xinyi Road, Taipei City, Taiwan, 100
What is Chunghwa Telecom Co's ISIN number?
Chunghwa Telecom Co's international securities identification number is: US17133Q5027
What is Chunghwa Telecom Co's CUSIP number?
Chunghwa Telecom Co's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 17133Q106

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