Jan 29 (Reuters) - Russia’s top mobile phone operator MTS :
* In a preliminary forecast, the company said it expects “zero or slightly positive” dynamics in its operating income before depreciation and amortisation (OIBDA) in 2018, BCS analysts wrote in a note citing MTS management.
* The company’s dividend target is unchanged for 2018: 25-26 roubles per share with dividend yield above 8 percent, BCS wrote following MTS’s meeting with analysts.
* Sistema, the parent company of MTS, is not demanding a higher dividend payout from MTS as of now, BCS said. Further company coverage: (Reporting by Moscow Newsroom)