As for POSCO's steel business, the QoQ operating profit
saw an overall decline, yet the improved performance by POSCO INTERNATIONAL in global infrastructure--the rise of gas sales from Myanmar gas fields and profit increase in trading--led to 6.5% in operating margins surpassing one trillion KRW operating profits
for eight consecutive quarters.
and profit attributable to owners of the parent increased driven by a one-time compensation gain in the pharmaceutical business.
Reportedly, in its HY report in August 2018, Suominen had expected that for the full year 2018, its net sales will improve from 2017 and its comparable operating profit
will be at the level of 2017.
The semiconductor sector accounted for nearly 73 percent of total operating profit
with its share more than double that of four years ago.
In the Life and Health insurance segment, both statutory premiums and operating profit
grew at double-digit rates, reflecting a high demand for Allianz products in the low-interest rate environment.
for the third quarter of 2013, excluding items affecting comparability, rose 17% compared with the second quarter of 2013.
Due to overcapacity, operating profit
ratio of China's steel makers is likely to be limited to 3.8%, among which, Baosteel Co.
The company posted a decrease in operating profit
of 19.7 percent in the first quarter of 2012, compared to the year-ago period.
10 August 2011 - The operating profit
of Danish H Lundbeck A/S (CPH:LUN) rose 18% year-on-year to a better-than-expected DKK1.102bn (USD212.3m/EUR147.9m) in the second quarter of 2011 as a result of a solid growth in all key products.
estimates operating profit
in the second half will decline 55.2 percent from the first half to 150.1 billion yen.
grew by JPY 11.5 billion to JPY 52.0 billion, a 28.3% increase.
Korean Air, the world's top air cargo carrier, said in a filing to the Korea Exchange that the company is aiming to post KRW640 billion won (USD$690.5 million) in operating profit
next year with sales up 3.6 percent to KRW8.6 trillion (USD$9.28 billion).