HTC ends 2013 with an operating loss, but net profit

10 February, 2014 | Comments (60) | Post your comment

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HTC has just posted its financial report for Q4 of 2013 showing it made a profit of $10.3 million thanks to selling its remaining stake in Beats Electornics.

Take that out and you see a quarterly operating loss of $52.7 million - a second consecutive one after a disappointing Q3. Total revenue for the period was $1.4 billion.



The company's Q1 2014 won't be rosy either with its forecast pointing to between $1.12 billion and $1.18 billion in revenue.

Nevertheless HTC CEO Peter Chou stays optimistic and emphasized that the company will turn more attention to a solid mid-range family of products in hopes to become more profitable. He stated that HTC will continue to stay focused on making the best smartphone building a compelling mid-range portfolio.

His words are backed up by Cher Wang, HTC's co-founder and chairwoman, who earlier said in an interview to Reuters: "The problem with us last year was we only concentrated on our flagship. We missed a huge chunk of the mid-tier market."

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HTC ends 2013 with an operating loss, but net profit - reader comments

  • Anonymous

NO, Samsung using TouchWiz OS, the best OS, better than Sony.

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  • 2014-02-12 03:20
  • IaHc
  • RAJ

LOL

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  • 2014-02-11 14:53
  • XNtq
  • Android Man

maybe realistic forcasts are needed not dreamland idea. yes we can all sell 1.4 billion phones in a year. but not in the real world.

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  • 2014-02-11 13:53
  • mqMt