March 11, 2016
Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) has announced that its net profit estimates for February indicate a 47.4% on year drop. The estimate of NT$1.92 billion is equivalent to a net earnings per share (net EPS) of NT$0.21.
CHT have blamed the fall in profits for February on an NT$4.0 billion (US$129 million) book loss that resulted from a foreign exchange derivative contract with Goldmann Sachs.
Meanwhile, Taiwan’s other mobile network operators announced their estimated results for February. Taiwan Mobile (TWM) announced estimated net profits for February of NT$1.3 billion on revenues of NT$5.61 billion. Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET) estimate revenues of NT$5.141 billion, but have not yet released a net profit estimate.