NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) -- The ex-dividend date for

China Unicom (Hong Kong

(NYSE:

CHU

) is Tuesday, May 29, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 14 cents per share. At a price of $14.26 as of 10:45 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1%.

The average volume for China Unicom (Hong Kong has been 1.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. China Unicom (Hong Kong has a market cap of $35.18 billion and is part of the

technology

sector and

telecommunications

industry. Shares are down 29.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

China Unicom (Hong Kong) Limited, an investment holding company, engages in the provision of GSM and WCDMA cellular, and related telecommunications services primarily in the People's Republic of China. The company has a P/E ratio of 53.3, above the average telecommunications industry P/E ratio of 45 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates China Unicom (Hong Kong as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself and poor profit margins. You can view the full

China Unicom (Hong Kong Ratings Report

.

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