Samsung (SSNLF.PK) Q4 net profit +76% to 7.04T won ($6.6B) vs consensus of 6.8T won. Revenue...

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Samsung (SSNLF.PK) Q4 net profit +76% to 7.04T won ($6.6B) vs consensus of 6.8T won. Revenue +18.5% to 56.1T won. Figures largely in line with guidance earlier this month. Revenues mostly driven by "solid sales" of flagship Galaxy S3 and Galaxy Note 2 smartphones. Profit at its mobile devices division more than doubles to 5.44T won, accounting for 62% of overall earnings. Expects the global smartphone market to shrink in Q1 from Q4. (PR)