Press coverage about Chunghwa Telecom Co. (NYSE:CHT) has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Chunghwa Telecom Co. earned a news sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the utilities provider an impact score of 45.1654194235416 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
Separately, BidaskClub upgraded Chunghwa Telecom Co. from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Saturday, August 26th.
Chunghwa Telecom Co. (NYSE CHT) opened at 34.11 on Friday. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $34.22 and a 200-day moving average price of $34.59. The company has a market capitalization of $26.46 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 21.06 and a beta of 0.30. Chunghwa Telecom Co. has a 52 week low of $31.28 and a 52 week high of $36.37.
Chunghwa Telecom Co. (NYSE:CHT) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 27th. The utilities provider reported $0.45 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.41 by $0.04. Chunghwa Telecom Co. had a return on equity of 10.26% and a net margin of 16.49%. The business had revenue of $1.84 billion for the quarter. Analysts anticipate that Chunghwa Telecom Co. will post $1.66 EPS for the current fiscal year.
Chunghwa Telecom Co. Company Profile
Chunghwa Telecom Co, Ltd. provides telecommunication services. The Company’s segments include Domestic fixed communications business, which is engaged in the provision of local telephone services, domestic long distance telephone services, broadband access and related services; Mobile communications business, which is engaged in the provision of mobile services, sales of mobile handsets and data cards, and related services; Internet business, which is engaged in the provision of HiNet services and related services; International fixed communications business, which includes international long distance telephone services, international leased line services, international data services, satellite services, and information and communication technology (ICT) and other international services, and Others, which is engaged in the provision of non-telecom services.
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