Feb 27 (Reuters) - Qbe Insurance Group Ltd-
* Fy revenue $17,267 million versus $16,574 million
* Fy net profit $844 million versus $687 million a year ago
* Final dividend 33 australian cents per share
* "Market backdrop will remain challenging in 2017"
* Sees fy17 investment return 2.5 percent to 3 percent
* Sees combined operating ratio to be in the range of 93.5 percent to 95 percent for fy 2017 Source text (bit.ly/2mzXujE) Further company coverage: