April 08, 2014

Samsung Electronics Announces Earnings Guidance for First Quarter 2014

SEOUL, Korea - April 8, 2014 - Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. today announced its earnings guidance for the first quarter, 2014.

Consolidated sales : Approximately 53.0 trillion Korean won
(Range: 51.0 - 55.0 trillion Korean won)

Consolidated operating profit : Approximately 8.4 trillion Won
(Range: 8.2 - 8.6 trillion Korean won)

The above figures are consolidated earnings estimates based on K-IFRS

※ 2013 4Q and 2013 1Q consolidated figures based on K-IFRS are as follows:

(in trillion won)
2013 .4Q
Operating profit

Disclosure regulations in South Korea do not allow earnings guidance to be provided as a range, therefore the official disclosure was made based on the median value as stated above.

The guidance is provided ahead of the full announcement of quarterly earnings results for the convenience of investors and media, before our external audit on the financial results of our headquarters, subsidiaries and affiliates is completed. Therefore, the above estimate may differ from the actual results.

The full earnings for the first quarter will be disclosed following the Board of Directors’ approval of the financial statements and quarterly reports..

About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

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