Samsung Electronics says it expects that its third-quarter operating profit would rise about 27.94 per cent compared to the 2020 profit.
The company expressed hope on increasing prices for semiconductors and strong demand for its foldable smartphones.
Its projected that quarterly sales would increase by 9.02 per cent.
“The South Korean tech giant projects operating profit of about 15.80 trillion Korean won, in the third-quarter, compared to 12.35 trillion won reported in 2020.
“In the second quarter, the operating profit was about 12.57 trillion won,’’ the company said.
The company also said that it expected third-quarter consolidated sales of about 73.00 trillion won compared to 66.96 trillion won recorded in 2020.
Meanwhile, it reported consolidated sales of about 63.67 trillion won in the second-quarter.
There are indications that third-quarter earnings results would be released later this month.