Samsung Earnings – LCD Revenues/Margins Reach New Low, Loss Likely in Q1’20 for Displays
Samsung Electronics revenues fell 2% Q/Q and 3% Y/Y in $US to $50.9B. It was the 5th straight quarter with revenues down Y/Y. By division, CE and Harman were the only segments to rise Q/Q with CE, Harman and IM the only segments to rise Y/Y. Semi and Display were down double-digits Y/Y. Margins were flattish to down. Interestingly, operating margins improved in every segment except for Displays which dropped significantly from 12.6% to 2.7%.