(Adds details, shares, quote, analysts) SEOUL, July 27 (Reuters) - Kia Motors Corp. posted a surprise 36 percent rise in quarterly profit on Friday, ending a streak of three losing quarters, on higher valuations in affiliates and brisk sales of higher-end models at home. Yet Kia's second-half outlook is weighed down as sales are unlikely to pick up significantly and as a strong won may keep denting sales of the company, which sells about 80 percent of its vehicles overseas. But Kia's ...
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