Sinopec Q3 Net Profit Down 9.4%
China Petroleum & Chemical (NYSE: SNP) reported a 9.4% drop in its Q3 net profit.
Sinopec's quarterly net profit declined to 18.3 billion yuan ($2.9 billion), versus CNY20.2 billion, in the year-earlier period. However, analysts were expecting a profit of CNY14.7 billion.
In the January-September period, average selling price of its oil climbed 2.50% to $100.69 per barrel, versus $98.23/barrel.
Sinopec shares dropped 2% to close at $103.67 on Friday.
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