Samsung Electronics (SSNLF.PK) reports a Q4 net profit of KRW4T ($3.57B), posting a +17% Y/Y...

|About: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (SSNLF)|By:, SA News Editor

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.