Financial Knowledge & Information Portal

China Petroleum and Chemical (SNP) Company Profile

Updated May 14, 2020
China Petroleum and Chemical has the following business profile:
Company's Full Name:China Petroleum and Chemical Corporation
Short Name:China Petroleum and Chemical
Trading Ticker Symbol:SNP
Primary Exchange:NYSE
Headquarter City/Country:China
Primary Industry Sector:Energy
Seconday Sub-sector:Integrated oil Companies
Main Business Areas: Energy, Integrated oil Companies, Oil & Gas Integrated, China, Oil
Dividend Payments:Dividend History
ETFs Holding:List of ETFs holding China Petroleum and Chemical stock

Market and Trading Information for China Petroleum and Chemical

The following details were available for trading and market data about the stock of China Petroleum and Chemical as of writing:
Current Share Price:$46.05
Previous Year's Closing Price:$60.15
Percentage Price Change (YTD):-23.44%
Market Cap:$71.16 billion
52-week Price Range:$41.31 - $73.38
Dividend Per Share:$38.73
EPS (TTM):9.1
Price-Earnings (Trailing):5.06
Price-Earnings (Forward):17.78

Company Profile and Business Description for China Petroleum and Chemical

China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation, incorporated on February 25, 2000, is an energy and chemical company. The Company is engaged in oil and gas and chemical operations in the People's Republic of China (the PRC). The Company's oil and gas operations consist of exploring for, developing and producing crude oil and natural gas; transporting crude oil and natural gas by pipelines; refining crude oil into finished petroleum products, and marketing crude oil, natural gas and refined petroleum products. Its chemical operations include the manufacture and marketing of a range of chemicals for industrial uses. The Company's segments include exploration and production segment, refining segment, marketing and distribution segment, chemicals segment, and corporate and others. Its products include Intermediate Petrochemicals, such as Ethylene, Propylene, Benzene, Styrene, Para-xylene and Phenol; Synthetic Resins, such as Polyethylene, Polypropylene, Polyvinyl chloride, Polystyrene and Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene; Synthetic Fiber Monomers and Polymers, such as Purified terephthalic acid, Ethylene glycol, Acrylonitrile, Caprolactam and Polyester

Synthetic Fibers, such as Polyester fiber and Acrylic fiber, and Synthetic Rubbers, such as Cis-polybutadiene rubber, Styrene butadiene rubber, Styrene-butadiene-styrene thermoplastic elastomers, Isobutylene isoprene rubber, Isoprene rubber and Ethylene propylene rubber.

The Company holds approximately 200 production licenses in China, with an aggregate acreage of over 25,750 square kilometers and with terms ranging from 10 to 80 years. The Company holds approximately 270 exploration licenses in China for various blocks in which it is engaged in exploration activities, with an aggregate acreage of over 857,420 square kilometers and with term of approximately seven years. The Company operates approximately 10 oil and gas production fields in China, each of which consists of many oil and gas producing fields and blocks.

Exploration and Production

The Company's exploration and production segment consists of its activities related to exploring for and developing, producing and selling crude oil and natural gas. It sells such products to the Company's refining segment and external customers.


The Company's refining segment processes and purifies crude oil, which is sourced from the Company's exploration and production segment, and external suppliers. It also manufactures and sells petroleum products to the Company's chemicals, and marketing and distribution segments, and external customers. The Company purchases crude oil from third parties, and the exploration and production segment of the Company. It processes crude oil into refined petroleum products, which include gasoline and diesel.

Marketing and Distribution

The Company's marketing and distribution segment owns and operates oil depots and service stations in the PRC. The Company also distributes and sells refined petroleum products, mainly gasoline and diesel, in the PRC through wholesale and retail sales networks.


The Company's chemical segment manufactures and sells petrochemical products, derivative petrochemical products and other chemical products to external customers. The Company purchases chemical feedstock from its refining segment and third parties, producing, marketing and distributing petrochemical and inorganic chemical products. Its products include basic organic chemicals and chemical fertilizer.

Corporate and Others

The Company's corporate and others segment consists of the trading activities of the import and export companies of the Company's subsidiaries. It also includes research and development undertaken by other subsidiaries.


ETFs Holding China Petroleum and Chemical Stock

As of March 2020, the following exchange-traded funds (ETF) hold the China Petroleum and Chemical stocks in their respective portfolios. See Full List.

TickerNameShort DescriptionExpense
No. of
ADREInvesco BLDRS Emerging Markets 50 ADR Index FundThe Invesco BLDRS Emerging Markets 50 ADR ETF aims to track a market-cap-weighted index of roughly 50 depositary receipts from emerging markets. The fund is currently heavily weighted in Brazilian ADRs. ...Full Details0.18%51
Full List
EYLDCambria Emerging Shareholder Yield ETFThe Cambria Emerging Shareholder Yield ETF tracks an index composed of 100 equally weighted emerging market equities, selected by both fundamental and technical factors with a focus on dividend yield and share buybacks. ...Full Details0.65%81
Full List
FNIFirst Trust ISE Chindia Index FundThe First Trust Chindia ETF tracks an index of stocks from China and India screened by market cap and weighted in tiers. ...Full Details0.6%50
Full List
PGJInvesco Golden Dragon China ETFThe Invesco Golden Dragon China Portfolio ETF tracks a market-cap-weighted index of Chinese stocks. The fund strictly holds US-listed companies that derive a majority of their revenues in China. ...Full Details0.7%71
Full List
VRAIVirtus Real Asset Income ETFN/A ...Full Details0.55%90
Full List
AVEMAvantis Emerging Markets Equity ETFAVEM is an actively managed fund that holds emerging-market stocks of all market capitalizations considered favorable on multiple factors. The fund seeks to provide capital appreciation. ...Full Details0.33%1505
Full List

See Full List of ETFs holding China Petroleum and Chemical stock in their respective portfolios.

Peer / Competitor Companies of Integrated oil Companies Sector

Along with China Petroleum and Chemical Corporation, the following other peer (competitor) companies also exist within the same Integrated oil Companies - Energy sector whose company profile and dividend history is as follows:

▶ BP PLC (BP): BP p.l.c. engages in energy business worldwide. It operates through three segments: Upstream, Downstream, and Rosneft. The Upstream segment is involved in the oil and natural gas exploration, field de....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History  and Recent Candlestick Patterns.

▶ BP Prudhoe Bay Royalty Trust (BPT): BP Prudhoe Bay Royalty Trust operates as a grantor trust in the United States. The company holds overriding royalty interest comprising a non-operational interest in minerals in the Prudhoe Bay oil fi....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

▶ Calumet Specialty Products (CLMT): Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P., incorporated on September 27, 2005, is a producer of specialty hydrocarbon products in North America. The Company operates through three segments: specialty products, fuel products ....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

▶ Chevron (CVX): Chevron Corporation (Chevron), incorporated on January 27, 1926, manages its investments in subsidiaries and affiliates, and provides administrative, financial, management and technology support to the United States and international subsidiaries ....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History  and Recent Candlestick Patterns.

▶ ConocoPhillips (COP): ConocoPhillips, incorporated on November 16, 2001, is an independent exploration and production (E&P) company. The Company explores for, produces, transports and markets crude oil, bitumen, natural gas, liquefied natural gas ....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

▶ CVR Energy (CVI): CVR Energy, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in petroleum refining and nitrogen fertilizer manufacturing activities in the United States. The company operates in Petroleum and Nitrogen Fertiliz....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

▶ Delek US (DK): Delek US Holdings, Inc., incorporated on April 10, 2001, is an integrated downstream energy business focused on petroleum refining and the transportation, storage and wholesale of crude oil, intermediate and ....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

▶ Exxon Mobil (XOM): Exxon Mobil Corporation explores for and produces crude oil and natural gas in the United States, Canada Other Americas, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia Oceania. It operates through Upst....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History  and Recent Candlestick Patterns.

▶ Gazprom Neft (GZPFY): Gazprom Neft PAO is a vertically integrated oil company operating in the Russian Federation, Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) and internationally. The Company's principal activities include exploration, production and development of crude oil and gas, production of refined petroleum products and distribution and marketing operations through its retail outlets. The Company manages its operation....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

▶ Hess Corp. (HES): Hess Corporation, incorporated on February 7, 1920, is an exploration and production company. The Company is engaged in exploration, development, production, transportation, purchase and sale of crude oil, natural gas ....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

▶ HollyFrontier (HFC): HollyFrontier Corporation, incorporated on January 25, 1947, is an independent petroleum refiner. The Company produces various light products, such as gasoline, diesel fuel, jet fuel, specialty lubricant products, and specialty ....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

▶ Imperial Oil (IMO): Imperial Oil Limited explores for, produces, and sells crude oil and natural gas in Canada. The company operates through three segments: Upstream, Downstream, and Chemical. The Upstream segment explor....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

▶ Marathon Petroleum (MPC): Marathon Petroleum Corporation, incorporated on November 9, 2009, is engaged in petroleum product refining, marketing, retail and transportation businesses in the United States and the east of the Mississippi. The ....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

▶ PBF Energy (PBF): PBF Energy Inc. (PBF Energy), incorporated on November 7, 2011, is a holding company. The Company is an independent petroleum refiner and supplier of unbranded transportation fuels, heating oil, petrochemical ....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

▶ Phillips 66 (PSX): Phillips 66, incorporated on November 10, 2011, is an energy manufacturing and logistics company with midstream, chemicals, refining, and marketing and specialties businesses. The Company operates through four segments: Midstream, ....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

▶ Suncor Energy (SU): Suncor Energy Inc. (Suncor), incorporated on August 1, 2009, is an integrated energy company. The Company is focused on developing Canadas petroleum resource basin, Athabasca oil sands. The Company operates ....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

▶ Trecora Resources (TREC): Trecora Resources, incorporated on May 4, 1967, is engaged in the manufacturing of specialty petrochemical products and synthetic waxes, and providing custom processing services. The Company operates through two segments: ....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

▶ Valero Energy (VLO): Valero Energy Corporation (Valero), incorporated on June 8, 1981, is an independent petroleum refiner and ethanol producer. The Companys segments include refining, ethanol and Valero Energy Partners LP (VLP). The ....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

▶ Vertex Energy (VTNR): Vertex Energy, Inc., incorporated on May 14, 2008, is an environmental services company that recycles industrial waste streams and off-specification commercial chemical products. The Company focuses on recycling used motor ....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

▶ YPF Sociedad Anonima (YPF): YPF Sociedad Anonima, an energy company, operates in the oil and gas upstream and downstream activities in Argentina. The company involved in the exploration, development, and production of crude oil,....See Detailed Company Profile,  Dividend History

... See Full List of All Stocks of Integrated oil Companies Sector.

Stock List of Other Energy Sub-sectors

▶ Stocks of Coal Mining Sector

▶ Stocks of Consumer Electronics and Appliances Sector

▶ Stocks of Drilling Sector

▶ Stocks of Electric Utilities Sector

▶ Stocks of Exploration & Production Sector

▶ Stocks of Industrial Machinery and Components Sector

▶ Stocks of Integrated Oil Companies Sector

▶ Stocks of Metal Fabrications Sector

▶ Stocks of Natural Gas Distribution Sector

▶ Stocks of Oil & Gas Drilling Sector

▶ Stocks of Oil & Gas E&P Sector

▶ Stocks of Oil & Gas Equipment & Services Sector

▶ Stocks of Oil & Gas Integrated Sector

▶ Stocks of Oil & Gas Midstream Sector

▶ Stocks of Oil and Gas Sector

▶ Stocks of Oil and Gas Production Sector

▶ Stocks of Oil Refining and Marketing Sector

▶ Stocks of Oilfield Services and Equipment Sector

Stock List of Other Top-level Sectors

▶ Stocks of Sector

▶ Stocks of Basic Industries Sector

▶ Stocks of Basic Materials Sector

▶ Stocks of Capital Goods Sector

▶ Stocks of Communication Services Sector

▶ Stocks of Consumer Cyclical Sector

▶ Stocks of Consumer Defensive Sector

▶ Stocks of Consumer Discretionary Sector

▶ Stocks of Consumer Durables Sector

▶ Stocks of Consumer Non-Durables Sector

▶ Stocks of Consumer Services Sector

▶ Stocks of Energy Sector

▶ Stocks of Finance Sector

▶ Stocks of Financial Services Sector

▶ Stocks of Health Care Sector

▶ Stocks of Healthcare Sector

▶ Stocks of Industrials Sector

▶ Stocks of Miscellaneous Sector

▶ Stocks of Public Utilities Sector

▶ Stocks of Real Estate Sector

▶ Stocks of Services Sector

▶ Stocks of Technology Sector

▶ Stocks of Transportation Sector

▶ Stocks of Utilities Sector