DUBAI Feb 22 Bahrain Telecommunications Co
(Batelco) posted a 40.2 percent fall in fourth-quarter
profit on Wednesday.
* Net profit of 5.1 million Bahraini dinars ($13.5 million)
in the three months to Dec. 31, according to Reuters
calculations, compared with a profit of 8.6 million dinars a
* Reuters calculation based on financial statements in lieu
of a quarterly breakdown.
* SICO Bahrain forecast: 10.09 million dinars.
* Net profit of 37.6 million dinars in 2016, down from 49.5
million dinars a year earlier, it said in a statement.
($1 = 0.3770 Bahraini dinars)
(Reporting by Alexander Cornwell)