Telefonica improves organic revenue growth to 5% in Q4

Wednesday 25 February 2015 | 09:43 CET | News
Telefonica reported a recovery in organic revenue growth in the fourth quarter to 5.0 percent on an annual basis. On a reported basis, revenues were still down 14.0 percent to EUR 12.4 billion, hurt by negative currency effects and divestments. OIBDA was stable on an organic basis but fell 35.9 percent to EUR 3.19 billion on a reported basis, mainly due to charges for the integration of E-Plus in Germany and a continued drop in profit in Spain. The OIBDA margin fell 8.7 percent points year-on-year to 25.7 percent. Net profit declined 90 percent to EUR 152 million, hurt by a charge for the

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Companies: E-Plus / Telefonica
Countries: Europe / Latin America
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