Business news from Ukraine


14 February , 2018  

Public joint-stock company Ukrtelecom saw net profit of UAH 867 million in 2017, which is 44.3% more than in 2016, Ukrtelecom CEO Yuriy Kurmaz said at a press conference in Kyiv on Wednesday.
He said that after the audit of the company conducted in 2017, the earlier published figure for net profit for 2016 was changed from UAH 244 million to UAH 601 million.
Kurmaz said that net revenue of the operator grew by 1.7% in a year, to UAH 6.654 billion.
Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) grew by 4.9%, to UAH 1.867 million, EBITDA margin – by 1.8 percentage points, to 28.1%.
Capital investment fell by 0.7%, to UAH 948 million.
Kurmaz said that the data is presented, taking into account the stop of operations on the occupied areas of Donetsk and Luhansk regions.
Ukrtelecom is the largest fixed communications operator in Ukraine.