9. China Telecom ( CHA) Company profile: China Telecom is an integrated telecom services provider offering fixed-line, broadband access, and mobile services. It operates the largest wireline network in China, with 170 million subscribers, or over 64% of the total market and serves over half of China's broadband access subscribers, and 117 million mobile users. Investor takeaway: China Telecom's shares are down 5% this year, but up 8% over the past month. They have a three-year annualized return of 32%. China Telecom has a market value of $48 billion, and pays a 1.7% dividend yield. The stock gets a "buy" rating from S&P and a $64 price target, or an 8% premium to the current price. Analysts give it three "buy" ratings, three "buy/holds," and one "hold."