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Carlsberg posts Q4 sales above expectations, sees 2019 organic growth below last year

COPENHAGEN, Feb 6 (Reuters) - Danish brewer Carlsberg on Wednesday posted fourth-quarter sales above expectations and said it expects organic operating profit to grow by mid-single-digit percentage in 2019, well below last year.

Sales stood at 13.95 billion Danish crowns ($2.13 billion) in the fourth quarter, above the 13.51 billion expected by analysts in a Reuters poll.

$1 = 6.5510 Danish crowns Reporting by Jacob Gronholt-Pedersen; Editing by Subhranshu Sahu

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