The second quarter “clipped” profit Samsung vdvoyne Saveliev | 05.07.2019
According to the forecast on the website of the company, Samsung’s operating profit by 56% less than in 2018.
It is expected that operating profit will fall to 6.5 trillion won ($5.56 billion) at the same time, the revenues may decrease to around 4 per cent to 56 trillion won ($47,89 billion). Reduced by more than half
the performance of Samsung Electronics can be explained by the global downturn in the industry and the trade tensions that have undermined demand for its chips and premium smartphones. Changes in operating
arrived, most likely, contributed an unspecified one-time revenue, which analysts estimate could exceed $ 800 million. The company did not comment on the reasons
Net income and results of operations of units Samsung will be granted only after the publication of the final results of the month.
In Seoul its shares fell 0.8% in the second half of the day, the rate reached 1.2%.
However, it is worth noting that analysts had expected the worst, but the company helped the “lump sum payment related to the business of producing displays.” As it became known, Apple has paid
Samsung $683 million as a penalty for breach of contract for the procurement of OLED displays. As a result, its profit exceeded the average forecast of 6.1 trillion won.
Compared to the first quarter, however, it is possible to notice the growth of income. Samsung tried to fill the market with mid-range models flagmanship Galaxy A and Galaxy S-series that
a little helped her. Further developments will, apparently, depend on the situation “on the battlefield” between the US and China.
IBK Securities analyst Kim Woon-Ho noted that more time is needed to restore stability in the segment of semiconductors, the demand will increase in the second half, but will be lower than
expected according to preliminary estimates, about 18%.
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