Its semiconductor division - which is enjoying an all-time-high demand for memory chips - likely contributed the lion's share, coupled with a recovered mobile division thanks to strong sales of the Galaxy S8 series. That represents a 72 percent year-over-year jump, continuing the record-breaking streak from Q1. For the first time ever, its second-quarter operating profits could also exceed those of iPhone maker Apple Inc. The exact figure would be out by the end of this month when final figures of the quarterly performance of both companies would be out.
Kwon Seong-ryul, a researcher at Dongbu Securities Co, projects annual operating profits of 50 trillion won for this year, up 70 percent from last year.
That would reportedly make it more profitable in the period than United States behemoth Apple Inc, where consensus analyst forecasts point to a profit of US$10.6 billion.
Samsung also announced on Thursday that it plans to invest $18.6 billion into its home country in an effort to further extend its lead on its competitors when it comes to memory chips and next-gen smartphone displays. Moreover, Samsung Electronics is also expected to account for 30.5 percent of the total operating profits of KOSPI-listed firms, up from 25.5 percent at the previous quarter.
The firm's shares extended their losses following the weaker-than-expected guidance and closed down 4.2 percent, compared with a 0.3 percent fall for the broader market.
The bitter scarce caused due to the failure of Samsung Galaxy S7 are healed with the sales of Samsung Galaxy S8 smartphones this year.
The company seems to be more than making up for the loss of reputation it suffered after its Galaxy Note 7 flagship started exploding due to a battery defect.
Samsung - which accounted for more than 40% of global memory chip sales in the first quarter of this year - posted in April its biggest quarterly net profit in more than three years.
There were 245,000 more Americans who gained employment over the month and more individuals joined the labor force as well. The Federal Reserve is scheduled to make its next decision on interest rates following a two-day meeting later this month.
Spaghetti models take this potential system mainly west northwest and the general trend is for it to go north of the Caribbean. But Cangialosi said one busy month doesn't mean anything in terms of how busy, or not, the rest of the season will be.
The Cowboys declined to comment. "The case is still under investigation and no further information will be released at this time". Frisco police said Wilson was arrested Tuesday outside of Toyota Stadium during the city's Fourth of July celebration.
That's why a passing reference to Davis's nephew has many comics fans buzzing after having seen the movie last night. It's taken six tries, but Marvel has finally nailed the spirit of its most iconic character on the silver screen.
The European Commission also noted that the deal will "include a specific commitment to the Paris climate agreement". The EU claims about half of the global cheese market, while Japanese dairy farms struggle to survive.
Morva's original trial did not meet fair trial safeguards". "Relying on a comprehensive investigation of Mr. Virginia legislators -13 delegates and five senators - also petitioned the governor to grant clemency.
Relatives gathered outside the prison after hearing about the riot and called for information about those they knew. Bodies were discovered throughout the wing, including the kitchen area, as well as the area for conjugal visits.
But he said Turkey would do everything within the framework of global law to defend the rights of Turkish Cypriots. Turkish Cypriot President Mustafa Akıncı said the talks ultimately ended negatively despite serious efforts.
Trump had notably left out a mention of Article 5 during a speech in late May at NATO's new headquarters in Brussels. Warsaw hopes that Trump's visit will pave the way for more gas supplies from the United States. "Bad thing.
Turner set a record with 20.8 million votes, the most one player has ever received in the competition's 16-year history. Moustakas, who leads the Royals with 25 home runs, will appear in the T-Mobile Home Run Derby on Monday night on ESPN.
Then spend your $10 on any item sold and fulfilled by Amazon (make sure it's not a third-party seller) by 11:59pm PST on July 11. In the past, Prime Day went down for 24 hours, but apparently there were just too many deals, too little time.
The stock was purchased at an average price of GBX 213 ($2.76) per share, for a total transaction of £151.23 ($195.89). The Firm is focused on the discovery and development of therapeutic products for diseases, such as diabetes.
Ivanka Trump threatened by knife-wielding man
Benitez claimed that he was a US senator who owned Trump Tower and was there to speak with Ivanka Trump about her clothing line. No members of the Trump family were in the building, as the USA president and his daughter are in Germany for the G20 summit.
Instagram Stories adds unique feature, Snapchat is shook
The new feature appears to be part of Instagram 10.29, which you can grab from APKMirror if it hasn't rolled out to you yet. You can even spice up your reply with face filters , stickers, or rewind mode, which lets you record in reverse.
Halo 5: Guardians will get a 4K upgrade with Xbox One X
The Xbox One X gives games true 4K gaming and Halo fans can now be sure that Halo 5 is best played on Xbox One X. Due out later this year, the update will bring "true 4K" support to the game, though that's all we know for now.
France Vows to End Sales of Gas, Diesel Cars by 2040
The newly elected government unveiled an ambitious plan to ban all petrol and diesel vehicles from French roads by 2040. Germany and the Netherlands are among other nations working towards banning fuel-burning cars .
Doomfist is Definitely Coming to Overwatch
But you may notice something a little different than what you were expecting if you listen to Doomfist's speaking voice. His second ability channels his internal Street Fighter with an uppercut that would make Ryu jealous.
Splatoon 2 Nintendo Direct Details New Features
It's an app to necessitate online play on the Nintendo Switch and will be available on July 21 , the same day as Splatoon 2 . There's ranked mode, league play, Salmon Run, a single-player campaign and plenty of extras and mini-games in Inkopolis.
How JAY-Z's 4:44 album went 'instant' platinum
With the new certified Platinum album, this makes Hov's 13th platinum album plaque, more than any other artist in RIAA's history. According to Billboard , 4:44 will be released on Apple Music and iTunes this week. "4:44" is now a #Tidal exclusive.