SEOUL, April 27 Strong memory chip earnings
propelled tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd to
its best quarterly profit in more than 3 years, the South Korean
firm said on Thursday as its first-quarter results matched its
Samsung said in a regulatory filing its January-March
operating profit was 9.9 trillion won ($8.75 billion), compared
with 9.9 trillion won it estimated earlier in April.
Revenue rose 2 percent to 50.5 trillion won, also in line
with its earlier estimate.
($1 = 1,131.7900 won)
(Reporting by Hyunjoo Jin and Se Young Lee; Editing by Stephen