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  • Previous Rank15
  • Revenues ($M)$211,940
  • Revenue Percent Change21.8%
  • Profits ($M)$36,575.40
  • Profits Percent Change89.3%
  • Assets ($M)$281,905.90
  • Employees320,671

The slumping global smartphone market continues to eat into Samsung Electronics’ profits, which were lower than analysts had expected during its latest quarter, ending in June. The company also faces increasingly tough competition from Chinese smartphone makers like Xiaomi and Huawei in Asia. However, Samsung’s computer chip business, which is less known but still giant, is helping boost its overall revenue growth and profits.

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Company Information

Hyun-Suk Kim /Ki-Nam Kim
Electronics, Electrical Equip.
HQ Location
Suwon, South Korea
Years on Global 500 List24
Figures prepared in accordance with International Accounting Standards.

Samsung Electronics Rank History

Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

($ Millions)% change
Revenues ($M)$211,94021.8%
Profits ($M)$36,575.4089.3%
Assets ($M)$281,905.90-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$193,585.00-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues17.3%
Profits as % of Assets13%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity18.9%