BRIEF-Genting Malaysia Posts Qtrly Net Profit Of 299.7 Million RGT

Feb 27 (Reuters) - Genting Malaysia Bhd:

* QTRLY REVENUE 2.44 BILLION RGT

* QTRLY NET PROFIT 299.7 MILLION RGT

* YEAR AGO QTRLY NET PROFIT 720.1 MILLION RGT, QTRLY REVENUE 2.51 BILLION RGT

* DECLARED SPECIAL SINGLE-TIER DIVIDEND OF 9.0 SEN PER SHARE, FINAL SINGLE-TIER DIVIDEND OF 5.0 SEN PER SHARE

* GROUP IS MORE CAUTIOUS ON NEAR-TERM PROSPECTS OF THE LEISURE AND HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY DUE TO COVID-19 Source text https://www.bursamalaysia.com/market_information/announcements/company_announcement/announcement_details?ann_id=3028640 Further company coverage: (Reuters.Briefs@thomsonreuters.com)