Magyar Telekom Tavkozlesi Nyrt : Magyar Telekom maintains dividend guidance - Deputy CEO Janos Szabo . Gearing ratio continues to decline, but will not fall below 40 pct this year yet - deputy ceo . Magyar Telekom feels impacts of shortage of skilled IT workforce in Hungary, it is "very difficult" to find sufficient workforce . Magyar Telekom shares up 0.45 pct at 0707 GMT, wider market down 0.3 pct . Magyar Telekom published second-quarter earnings on Thursday, link: [nB3N17G01Q] Further company coverage: [MTEL.BU] (Reporting by Krisztina Than) ((Krisztina.Than@thomsonreuters.com;)).
Magyar Telekom : Q2 net profit 11.37 billion forints ($40.70 million) versus 11 billion forint analyst forecast in portfolio.hu survey . Q2 EBITDA 51.15 billion forints versus 50.5 billion analyst forecast in portfolio.hu survey . Affirms 25 forint per share dividend target on 2016 earnings . Maintains 2016 public guidance Further company coverage: [MTEL.BU] ($1 = 279.35 forints) (Reporting by Gergely Szakacs and Sandor Peto) ((firstname.lastname@example.org; +36 1 327 4748; Reuters Messaging: email@example.com)).