News coverage about Chunghwa Telecom Co. (NYSE:CHT) has trended somewhat positive this week, AlphaOne Sentiment reports. The research group, a service of Accern, scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources. AlphaOne ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Chunghwa Telecom Co. earned a coverage optimism score of 0.10 on AlphaOne’s scale. AlphaOne also gave news articles about the utilities provider an impact score of 25 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is very unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.
Chunghwa Telecom Co. (NYSE:CHT) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April 27th. The utilities provider reported $0.40 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.42 by $0.02. The company had revenue of $1.75 billion during the quarter. Chunghwa Telecom Co. had a return on equity of 10.87% and a net margin of 17.37%.
A number of research analysts recently issued reports on CHT shares. TheStreet upgraded Chunghwa Telecom Co. from a “c+” rating to a “b” rating in a report on Thursday, March 16th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Chunghwa Telecom Co. from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, March 28th.
About Chunghwa Telecom Co.
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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