Tencent reported financials for the 2018 financial year and Q4 2018. Quarterly revenue reached RMB 84.9 billion (US$12.7 billion) in revenue, up 28% year-on-year, narrowly beating expectations of RMB 83.4 billion.
However, net profits in Q4 2018 were RMB 14.2 billion, down 32% year-on-year, and below expectations of RMB 18.9 billion. This is the second time in 13 years (since Q3 2005) Tencent has recorded a decline in year-on-year profits during a quarter.
Yearly revenue reached RMB 312.7 billion, up 32% year-on-year, while net profits were RMB 80 billion, up 10% year-over-year.