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Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (SSNLF)

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  • Jan. 27, 2012, 11:31 AM
    Apple's (AAPL +0.4%) iPhone is the new smartphone champ for Q4, according to separate reports from Strategy Analytics and IHS iSuppli, delivering 37M vs. Samsung's (SSNLF.PK) 36.5M; Samsung was the top vendor for the full year, edging Apple and well ahead of 2010 leader Nokia (NOK). Q4 smartphone sales rose 54% Y/Y.
    | Jan. 27, 2012, 11:31 AM | Comment!
  • Jan. 26, 2012, 7:08 PM
    Samsung Electronics (SSNLF.PK) reports a Q4 net profit of KRW4T ($3.57B), posting a +17% Y/Y gain as record smartphone sales relieve some of the pressure from the firm's other businesses, which have been hit by plunging demand globally. Despite the strong smartphone numbers however, the overall results still fall below analysts expectations.
    | Jan. 26, 2012, 7:08 PM | 1 Comment
  • Jan. 24, 2012, 11:41 AM
    A Dutch high court slaps Apple (AAPL -0.8%) with another loss in its patent wars, rejecting an appeal to stop Samsung (SSNLF.PK) from selling its popular tablet computer in the Netherlands and allowing its Dutch subsidiaries to distribute it throughout the EU.
    | Jan. 24, 2012, 11:41 AM | 1 Comment
  • Jan. 20, 2012, 12:23 PM
    Samsung (SSNLF.PK) catches a break in China after Apple pulls its iPhones out of company stores just as consumers are lining up to buy gifts celebrating the Chinese New Year. The "botched" debut in the nation of the iPhone 4S could help Android phones such as Samsung's offerings gain a much-needed toehold in the lucrative Chinese mobile market.
    | Jan. 20, 2012, 12:23 PM | Comment!
  • Jan. 20, 2012, 5:10 AM
    A German court rules against Samsung (SSNLF.PK) in one of its patent fights with Apple (AAPL) over mobile technologies. Samsung has yet to decide whether it will appeal the verdict. Court decisions on two other Samsung/Apple infringement claims are still pending.
    | Jan. 20, 2012, 5:10 AM | Comment!
  • Jan. 17, 2012, 11:32 AM
    Research In Motion (RIMM +6.2%) shares spike on heavy volume due to a report detailing Samsung's (SSNLF.PK) possible interest in the company. "One of the biggest assets RIM has is BlackBerry Messenger, and it would be a smart way for Samsung to differentiate itself inside the Android ecosystem," speculates. "Jim [Balsillie] is going hard after Samsung."
    | Jan. 17, 2012, 11:32 AM | Comment!
  • Jan. 17, 2012, 2:16 AM
    Samsung (SSNLF.PK) is raising spending 12% to a record 47.8T won ($41.7B) this year to boost growth in its chip and display businesses. The company will add 26,000 employees this year to facilitate the push into these rapid-growth areas.
    | Jan. 17, 2012, 2:16 AM | 1 Comment
  • Jan. 13, 2012, 5:48 PM
    Samsung (SSNLF.PK) is merging its mid-range Bada OS with Intel's (INTC) Tizen platform, launched this fall in partnership with Samsung and others. The news adds to the momentum generated this week by Intel's mobile division, though it remains to be seen whether Samsung, which currently relies on home-grown and third-party ARM-based (ARMH) mobile processors, will adopt Intel's chips for its smartphones.
    | Jan. 13, 2012, 5:48 PM | 1 Comment
  • Jan. 13, 2012, 11:54 AM
    DisplaySearch expects shipments of 9.7-inch display panels for iPads (a rough proxy for an estimate of actual iPad production) will rise 35% Y/Y in 2012, to 65M units. This should be doubly positive for expected iPad 3 display suppliers LG Display (LPL), Samsung (SSNLF.PK), and Sharp (SHCAY.PK), given Apple's (AAPL) reported plans to use costlier, higher-resolution display panels.
    | Jan. 13, 2012, 11:54 AM | Comment!
  • Jan. 10, 2012, 6:45 PM
    A deal between Samsung (SSNLF.PK) and DirecTV (DTV) allowing the former's Smart TVs to directly access the latter's satellite feeds represents another nail in the coffin for set-top boxes, says Ryan Lawler. A decline in set-top box shipments caused by the growing use of direct-access technologies such as RVU would spell trouble for market leaders Cisco (CSCO) and Motorola (MMI).
    | Jan. 10, 2012, 6:45 PM | Comment!
  • Jan. 6, 2012, 9:14 AM
    More on Samsung's (SSNLF.PK) Q4: The company said it sold 35M smartphones during the quarter, up 25% Q/Q from the 27.9M sold in Q3. The figure suggests Samsung has been taking Android share from HTC, and is a positive datapoint for investors in wireless chipmakers, who have been put on edge by warnings (I, II) from HTC and RFMD.
    | Jan. 6, 2012, 9:14 AM | Comment!
  • Jan. 6, 2012, 2:19 AM
    Samsung Electronics (SSNLF.PK), LG Electronics (LGEAF.PK) and MediaTek join Google's (GOOG) Internet-TV coalition, and will start unveiling new products at next week’s Consumer Electronics Show.
    | Jan. 6, 2012, 2:19 AM | Comment!
  • Jan. 5, 2012, 7:41 PM
    Samsung Electronics (SSNLF.PK) expects its Q4 operating profit to have risen 73% Y/Y largely due to strong sales of its smartphones, despite slower economic growth in its key markets in the past year.
    | Jan. 5, 2012, 7:41 PM | Comment!
  • Jan. 5, 2012, 6:46 AM
    Samsung Electronics (SSNLF.PK) estimates that it will see more than 15% growth in its home appliance sales this year, aided by the firm's increasing presence in the high-end products market.
    | Jan. 5, 2012, 6:46 AM | Comment!
  • Jan. 4, 2012, 2:48 PM
    Samsung (SSNLF.PK) has received approval to build a $4.5B NAND flash memory plant in China. Samsung and other memory makers have been responding to a faltering DRAM market by investing heavily in NAND, which is seeing strong consumption growth from the mobile device and SSD markets. Over the long run, this could depress prices and margins for industry players such as SNDK and MU.
    | Jan. 4, 2012, 2:48 PM | Comment!
  • Dec. 30, 2011, 10:35 AM
    Whirlpool (WHR +0.2%) files an anti-dumping petition with the U.S. Department of Commerce and U.S. International Trade Commission over clothes washers manufactured in South Korea and Mexico by Samsung (SSNLF.PK) and LG that are marketed at a substantial discount in the U.S.
    | Dec. 30, 2011, 10:35 AM | Comment!
Company Description
Sector: Technology
Country: Korea