(Adds analyst comment, closing share price) By Chang-Ran Kim, Asia auto correspondent TOKYO, April 28 (Reuters) - Japan's Mazda Motor Corp. posted its best-ever annual operating profit on Thursday with an 18 percent jump and forecast better-than-expected growth ahead, fuelled by a sales expansion worldwide. Its shares gained as much as 4.7 percent after the auto maker also raised its per-share dividend by 1 yen to 3 yen for the year ended March 31. The stock ended up 2.8 percent at 371 ...
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