China Mobile Limited
Investor Relations
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Fundamentals
Updated on 13 Nov, 2013
What is CML's core business?

We mainly engage in providing mobile telecommunications services in 31 provinces, autonomous regions, directly administered municipalities throughout Mainland China, including Guangdong, Zhejiang, Jiangsu, Fujian, Henan, Hainan, Beijing, Shanghai, Tianjin, Hebei, Liaoning, Shandong, Guangxi, Anhui, Jiangxi, Chongqing, Sichuan, Hubei, Hunan, Shaanxi, Shanxi, Neimengu, Jilin, Heilongjiang, Guizhou, Yunnan, Xizang, Gansu, Qinghai, Ningxia, Xinjiang and in Hong Kong SAR

What are the details of the completion of acquisitions?

The Company has completed six acquisitions since its IPO:
4 June 1998 – Jiangsu Mobile
12 November 1999 – Fujian Mobile, Henan Mobile and Hainan Mobile
13 November 2000 – Beijing Mobile, Shanghai Mobile, Tianjin Mobile, Hebei Mobile, Liaoning Mobile, Shandong Mobile, and Guangxi Mobile
1 July 2002 – Anhui Mobile, Jiangxi Mobile, Chongqing Mobile, Sichuan Mobile, Hubei Mobile, Hunan Mobile, Shaanxi Mobile and Shanxi Mobile.
1 July 2004 - Neimengu Mobile, Jilin Mobile, Heilongjiang Mobile, Guizhou Mobile, Yunnan Mobile, Xizang Mobile, Gansu Mobile, Qinghai Mobile, Ningxia Mobile, Xinjiang Mobile, Beijing P & T Consulting & Design Institute Company Limited and China Mobile Communication Company Limited
28 March 2006 – China Resources Peoples Telephone Company Limited

Who is the Company's major shareholder?

China Mobile Communications Corporation or "CMCC" is the controlling shareholder of CML. As at 30 June 2013, CMCC indirectly held 74.08% of CML.

What is the current credit rating of CML?

The company's current credit rating from Moody's and Standard & Poor's are Aa3 and AA- , respectively.

When did CML first float?

CML was listed on the New York Stock Exchange in the form of ADS on 22 October 1997 and on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong in the form of ordinary shares on 23 October 1997.

When is CML's fiscal year?

Our fiscal year is from 1 January to 31 December of each calendar year.

On what exchanges are CML's shares traded and what are the stock symbols?

Our shares are traded on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong with the stock symbol of 941 and our ADS are traded on the New York Stock Exchange with the stock symbol of CHL respectively.

How many shares has the Company issued?

As at 31 December 2012, the number of issued shares of CML was 20,100,340,600.

What is an American Depositary Receipt (ADR)?

An ADS is a negotiable U.S. certificate representing ownership of shares in a non-U.S corporate. ADRs are quoted and traded in U.S. dollars in the U.S. market. Also, the dividends are paid to investors in U.S. dollars. ADRs are designed to facilitate the purchase, holding and sale of non-U.S securities for investors, and to provide a corporate finance vehicle for non-U.S corporate.

What is the ratio of a CML's ADS to an ordinary share?

Our current ADR program has a 5:1 ratio.(one underlying ADS equals 5 ordinary shares)

How do I contact CML's investor relations?

You can contact our investor relations with questions related to CML.

Email: ir@chinamobilehk.com
Fax: 852 - 2511 - 9092
Tel: 852 - 3121 - 8888
Address: Investor Relations Department
China Mobile Limited
60/F, The Center, 99 Queen's Road Central, Hong Kong

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