Samsung Electronics reported strong earnings in the third quarter.
According to the company Thursday, sales topped 63 billion U.S. dollars in the July to September period, up more than 10 percent on-year.
This represents Samsung's best-ever quarterly sales result.
Its operating profit also jumped 28 percent to 13.5 billion dollars.
Samsung attributed the gains to its robust semiconductor business, which recorded an operating profit of 8.6 billion dollars.