Samsung Q4 profit falls short of expectations

Friday 8 January 2016 | 08:56 CET | News
Samsung Electronics said its fourth-quarter operating profit rose by 15 percent year-on-year, less than market estimates. In a preliminary report, the company said operating profit rose to KRW 6.1 trillion from KRW 5.29 trillion a year earlier, and quarterly revenues were up 0.5 percent year-on-year to KRW 53 trillion. Full results for the quarter will be released at the end of January. Samsung earlier forecast a difficult year ahead for the electronics giant, due to increasing competition in smartphones and semiconductors and the weak global economy. Especially in emerging markets the

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