(LEAD) Samsung Electronics Q2 net profit up 15.2 pct on strong chip biz

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SEOUL, July 28 (Yonhap) — Samsung Electronics Co. on Thursday noted its second-quarter internet earnings of 11.09 trillion gained (US$8.5 billion), up 15.2 percent from a 12 months earlier, on the back of robust demand for server chips.

Functioning profit for the April-June period of time rose 12.2 p.c on-year to 14.09 trillion received, the organization stated in a regulatory submitting. Income rose 21.3 % to 77.2 trillion gained.

The operating income was in line with the regular estimate, in accordance to the survey by Yonhap Infomax, the fiscal knowledge agency of Yonhap Information Company.

The world’s biggest memory chip and smartphone maker said its chip division posted 28.8 trillion gained in profits and 9.98 trillion gained in operating revenue, doing far better-than-envisioned, thanks to continued need from server clients and a potent greenback.

The South Korean tech big does its chip business enterprise mainly in U.S. greenback but studies its earnings in Korean won.

When server demand remained reliable, demand from customers for consumer solutions these kinds of as mobile telephones slowed thanks to “widening impacts of macro difficulties, resulting in DRAM and NAND shipments to come in beneath little bit advancement steerage,” it claimed in a statement.

Samsung’s cell and community organization logged 29.34 trillion received in profits and 2.62 trillion gained in functioning revenue for the next quarter. Both equally desire and profitability have declined from the previous quarter.