Samsung Posts Q4 2012 Results

Samsung today announced the financial results of fourth quarter ending that ended on December 31, 2012. Samsung posted revenues of 56.06 trillion Korean won, a 7 percent quarter-on-quarter increase whereas the consolidated operating and the net profit reached 8.84 trillion won, a 10 percent increase quarter-on-quarter and 7.04 trillion won respectively.
Samsung’s full year operating profit reached 29.05 trillion won on revenue of 201.10 trillion won.
Mobile Communications, was again the star business for Samsung Electronics with the high demand of devices like Galaxy S III and Galaxy Note II.
Samsung also posted figures of individual businesses which are as follows:

Samsung posted a consolidated revenue of 9.59 trillion won, a 10 percent increase on-quarter. The business maintained profitability despite having a weak market demand due to its portfolio of SSDs and NAND flash chips.
As for this quarter, Samsung expects the demand for chips to go down this quarter but may able sustain profitability.

Display Panel:
The Display Panel business posted an operating profit of 1.11 trillion won on revenue of 7.75 trillion won. The business saw good sales in China and other developing economies.
For Q1 2013, Samsung expects the demand for 60-inch TV panels to rise along with the demand for tablet panels.

IT & Mobile Communications:
The IT & Mobile Communications division, comprising Mobile Communications, Telecommunication Systems, IT Solutions and Digital Imaging recorded a revenue of 31.32 trillion won, out of which 27.23 trillion won contributed from the mobile handset sales.
If Mobile Communications was able to keep the division in green, IT-related businesses was affected by aggressive pricing.
Coming quarter will see demand for mobile phones to decrease in developed countries whereas demand will increase in emerging countries due to launch of affordable handsets.

Consumer Electronics:
Consumer Electronics business consists of Visual Display and Digital Appliances that reached an operating profit of 740 billion won on revenues of 13.95 trillion won, a 20 percent increase on-quarter.

Samsung expects the demand for LED TV to be up in the first quarter but will have an off-peak seasonality overall. As for Digital Appliances, Samsung expects moderate growth in developing countries whereas low growth in developed countries.

Phones 13
Related newsLatest news

Leave a Reply

4 years 3 months ago

@ rezashayaaaaan2 : what was our lie about and what was that exactly???!

4 years 3 months ago

Wher is 5.0 to my S3. I realy nead it now. HELP!!!!!

4 years 3 months ago

God damn where is my iOS 7 for my N7100?

4 years 3 months ago

Where is my Android 5.0? Damn you samsung /s

4 years 3 months ago

S2 4.2, dude even Note 2 doesn’t have it yet so shut up

4 years 3 months ago

where 4.2 s2 i9100 #blamesamsung

4 years 3 months ago

‎- 6 days and ends January …. has anyone seen JB Galaxy Note N7000?

4 years 3 months ago

This message to all who requets an update to n7000.
Flood in comments where you ask update on sammobile is not good. You think sammobile dosent relase update where its arrive? You not right( i really dissapointed to read that. I have a n7000) and use xxlsc) good firmware)

4 years 3 months ago

update n7000

4 years 3 months ago

sammobile lie update n7000

4 years 3 months ago

merosh6 Who is cared about you. Go to hell , go and buy an Alcatel or Motorola.
We are top 1 one the world 2011. 2012 and 2013 we gonna be number 1 too.

4 years 3 months ago

i think they have enough money to fix the sudden death in galaxy s3 very quickly ! they are busy making new smartphones 24hrs instead of fixing their sh!t !! my next phone is not samsung !

4 years 3 months ago

year profit 20,1 billion € (26,98 billion $)
revenues 140,59 billion € (187 billion $)

thats a whole lotta money