Schroder Investment Management Group held its stake in Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd. (NYSE:CHT) during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 812,593 shares of the utilities provider’s stock at the close of the second quarter. Schroder Investment Management Group owned about 0.10% of Chunghwa Telecom Co. worth $28,579,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Other hedge funds have also modified their holdings of the company. Vanguard Group Inc. increased its stake in Chunghwa Telecom Co. by 3.2% during the 1st quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 4,464,764 shares of the utilities provider’s stock worth $151,712,000 after buying an additional 138,874 shares during the period. TD Asset Management Inc. increased its stake in Chunghwa Telecom Co. by 6.2% during the 2nd quarter. TD Asset Management Inc. now owns 1,453,800 shares of the utilities provider’s stock worth $51,203,000 after buying an additional 85,300 shares during the period. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC increased its stake in Chunghwa Telecom Co. by 58.8% during the 1st quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 536,830 shares of the utilities provider’s stock worth $18,241,000 after buying an additional 198,762 shares during the period. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. increased its stake in Chunghwa Telecom Co. by 20.3% during the 2nd quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 361,389 shares of the utilities provider’s stock worth $12,729,000 after buying an additional 61,008 shares during the period. Finally, Hexavest Inc. increased its stake in Chunghwa Telecom Co. by 457.3% during the 2nd quarter. Hexavest Inc. now owns 250,640 shares of the utilities provider’s stock worth $8,828,000 after buying an additional 205,666 shares during the period. 3.24% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

CHT has been the topic of several analyst reports. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Chunghwa Telecom Co. from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, June 14th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Chunghwa Telecom Co. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $40.00 price target on the stock in a research note on Monday, May 29th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the stock. Chunghwa Telecom Co. presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $40.00.

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Shares of Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd. (CHT) opened at 34.82 on Tuesday. The stock has a market cap of $27.01 billion, a P/E ratio of 21.76 and a beta of 0.32. The company’s 50-day moving average is $34.13 and its 200 day moving average is $34.53. Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd. has a 1-year low of $31.28 and a 1-year 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 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.41 by $0.04. Chunghwa Telecom Co. had a net margin of 16.49% and a return on equity of 10.26%. The company had revenue of $1.84 billion during the quarter. Equities research analysts anticipate that Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd. will post $1.66 EPS for the current year.

The firm also recently disclosed an annual dividend, which was paid on Friday, September 1st. Stockholders of record on Friday, July 21st were paid a $1.6294 dividend. This is a boost from Chunghwa Telecom Co.’s previous annual dividend of $1.33. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, July 19th. This represents a dividend yield of 4.57%. Chunghwa Telecom Co.’s dividend payout ratio is currently 83.23%.

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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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Chunghwa Telecom Co. (NYSE:CHT)

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