News tagged with net profit

Dutch high-tech group ASML posts sharp Q1 slump

The Dutch company ASML, which supplies computer chip-making systems and is a global high-tech bellwether, posted on Wednesday sharp drops in sales and net profit for the first quarter 2013, but said it expected business to ...

dateApr 17, 2013 in Business
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India's Wipro shares dive after business split

Shares in India's third-biggest software firm Wipro tumbled more than 11 percent on Tuesday, its first day of trading as a standalone IT company since it hived off other businesses into a separate unit.

dateApr 09, 2013 in Business
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Taiwan's HTC reports record low net profit

Taiwan's smartphone maker HTC said Monday net profit slumped 98.1 percent in the three months to March compared to a year earlier, hitting a record low of Tw$85 million ($2.83 million).

dateApr 08, 2013 in Business
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Publicis targets 50% revenue from digital

French advertising group Publicis, number three worldwide, aims to generate half of its revenue from digital activities within five years, its chief executive said on Tuesday.

dateApr 02, 2013 in Business
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Smart card maker Gemalto reports record 2012 sales

The world's leading manufacturer of smart cards, Gemalto, posted on Thursday a 25-percent jump in 2012 net profit on record sales, and forecast double-digit growth for this year built on growth in the international mobile ...

dateMar 14, 2013 in Business
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Fujitsu plunges into huge loss, eyes job cuts

Japan's Fujitsu said Thursday it lost almost $1.0 billion in the nine months to December and was looking into slashing 5,000 jobs worldwide as it struggles to compete with cheaper overseas competition.

dateFeb 07, 2013 in Business
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Sony April-December loss shrinks 75%

Japanese electronics giant Sony said on Thursday that its net loss from April to December shrank 75 percent on-year and added that it remains on track to achieve its forecast of a full-year profit.

dateFeb 07, 2013 in Business
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KPN posts fourth quarter loss; to issue new shares

Royal KPN NV, the largest telecommunications company in the Netherlands, said Tuesday it plans to issue €4 billion ($5.4 billion) in new shares to regain financial stability after a bad year that finished with the company ...

dateFeb 05, 2013 in Business
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NEC swings to quarterly net profit

Japanese information technology firm NEC said Thursday it had swung to a net profit in the October-December quarter, thanks in part to improved sales in defence systems and mobile networks.

dateJan 31, 2013 in Business
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Ericsson posts Q4 loss, but sales up

Wireless equipment maker Ericsson posted a 6.46 billion kronor ($1.02 billion) loss in the fourth quarter due to a massive one-time charge, but said Thursday its sales rose 5 percent as mobile operators invested in broadband ...

dateJan 31, 2013 in Business
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Softbank 3Q profit doubles on iPhone sales

Japanese phone company Softbank, owned by billionaire Masayoshi Son, says its net profit more than doubled in the October-December quarter from a year earlier, helped by strong sales of Apple's iPhone and iPads.

dateJan 31, 2013 in Business
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