FRANKFURT Nov 12 German chip maker Infineon
reported a year-on-year 26 percent rise in its core
operating profit, driven by its industrial and security units.
Operating profit, excluding special items, for the three
months to September rose to 148 million euros ($198.43 million),
beating the average expectation of 139 million euros in a
Infineon said it expects revenues of between 960 million
euros and 1 billion in the current fiscal first quarter.
Full-year revenue is seen rising 7-11 percent, with an
operating margin of between 11-14 percent, it said on Tuesday.
($1 = 0.7459 euros)
(Reporting by Harro ten Wolde; Editing by Victoria Bryan)