MTS Posts Strong Rise In Q4 Net Profit
Mobile TeleSystems (NYSE: MBT) reported a surge in its fourth-quarter net profit.
MTS' quarterly net profit climbed to $393.5 million, from $156 million in the year-ago period, and versus analysts' estimates of $372.54 million. Its operating income before depreciation and amortization (OIBDA) climbed to $1.28 billion from $1.15 billion, versus analysts' estimates of $1.24 billion.
MTS' revenue fell 0.7% to $2.98 billion from $3.00 billion.
MTS shares closed at $18.06 on Friday.
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