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China Telecom Corp. Ltd.

Business Summary

China Telecom Corp. Ltd. engages in the provision of wire line and mobile telecommunications services. Its products and services include voice, Internet, telecommunications network resource services and lease of network equipment, information and application services, and other related services. The company was founded on September 10, 2002 and is headquartered in Beijing, China.

Financial Highlights

Dec 2021 HKDUSD
Gross Profit144,960.61M18,649.64M
Operating income38,250.44M4,921.04M
Income before tax38,451.24M4,946.87M
Net income31,277.60M4,023.96M
Diluted EPS0.340.04
Dividends Per Share0.190.02
Total Assets932,423.92M119,598.26M
Total liabilities396,032.97M50,797.55M
Total equity524,391.15M67,261.54M
Operating cash flow168,795.65M21,716.09M
Currency in HKDCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Dec 2017Dec 2018Dec 2019Dec 2020Dec 2021
Revenue 422,293.86M 442,314.16M 420,312.22M 442,241.88M 521,168.17M
Gross Profit 100,700.23M 127,496.98M 121,547.90M 101,497.60M 144,960.61M
Operating income 33,320.75M 33,611.24M 32,519.59M 39,628.17M 38,250.44M
Income before tax 27,761.72M 30,855.02M 28,879.71M 28,863.18M 38,451.24M
Net income 21,467.01M 24,200.76M 23,269.10M 23,429.00M 31,277.60M
EBITDA 119,745.76M 123,010.27M 132,399.48M 141,030.25M 153,761.20M
Diluted EPS 0.26 0.26 0.25 0.28 0.34
Dividends Per Share 0.11 0.12 0.12 0.12 0.19
Total Assets 793,727.25M 756,500.38M 786,526.93M 847,846.58M 932,423.92M
Total liabilities 399,350.94M 355,522.30M 381,051.76M 413,694.77M 396,032.97M
Total equity 391,185.51M 391,229.16M 394,323.89M 430,928.05M 524,391.15M
Operating cash flow 111,275.19M 121,278.60M 132,441.44M 155,470.84M 168,795.65M
 Dec 2017Dec 2018Dec 2019Dec 2020Dec 2021
Revenue 54,190.14M 56,435.29M 53,644.10M 57,019.36M 67,049.92M
Gross Profit 12,922.18M 16,267.46M 15,513.06M 13,086.34M 18,649.64M
Operating income 4,275.82M 4,288.49M 4,150.44M 5,109.35M 4,921.04M
Income before tax 3,562.47M 3,936.82M 3,685.89M 3,721.40M 4,946.87M
Net income 2,754.71M 3,087.79M 2,969.81M 3,020.76M 4,023.96M
EBITDA 15,366.17M 15,695.00M 16,898.03M 18,183.38M 19,781.86M
Diluted EPS 0.03 0.03 0.03 0.03 0.04
Dividends Per Share 0.01 0.01 0.01 0.01 0.02
Total Assets 101,534.70M 96,623.65M 100,942.90M 109,345.24M 119,598.26M
Total liabilities 51,085.53M 45,408.91M 48,904.20M 53,353.46M 50,797.55M
Total equity 50,041.00M 49,969.56M 50,607.54M 55,576.01M 67,261.54M
Operating cash flow 14,279.19M 15,474.05M 16,903.39M 20,045.24M 21,716.09M

Valuation Measures

Dec 2021
Operating margin7.33%
Profit margin6.00%

Key executives

  • Chairman & Chief Executive Officer: Rui Wen Ke
  • President, COO & Executive Director: Guang Lu Shao
  • Chief Financial Officer, Secretary & Executive VP: Ying Hui Li
  • Executive Director & Executive Vice President: Gui Qing Liu
  • Executive Director & Executive Vice President: Ke Tang


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