Yonhap News AgencyJanuary 24, 2014 03:48
By Kang Yoon-seung
SEOUL, Jan. 24 (Yonhap) -- Samsung SDI Co., the world's top maker of renewable batteries, said Friday it posted a shortfall in the fourth quarter as its earnings were dented by foreign exchange losses.
Net loss came to 190.2 billion won (US$177 million) in the October-December period, compared with a profit of 45.8 billion won the previous year, the company said in a regulatory filing.
Revenue slipped 14.8 percent on-year to 1.2 trillion won, and operating loss hit 55.5 billion won.