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Joseph Tsai, DIGITIMES, Taipei [Friday 1 April 2011]
  • Acer
  • Performance
    The company's stock price closed at NT$20.7 on the TSE on Thursday, March 5, 2015.
    The company has reported consolidated revenues of NT$22,709 million for January 2015, representing a 21.6% drop on month and 5.8% increase on year.
    For the third quarter of 2014, the company totaled NT$85,686 million in consolidated revenues, up 5.4% sequentially and down 7% on year.
    Brief

    Full name: Acer

    Chinese name: 宏碁股份有限公司

    Short name: Acer

    Stock code: 2353

    Tax ID: 20828393

    Market: TSE

    Established: 1 Aug 1976

    Paid in capital: NT$27.79 billion

    Listed on TSE: 18 Sep 1996

    Website: www.acer.com

  • On display
    • Acer Liquid M220 smartphone

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    • Acer Liquid Leap+ wearable device

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  • Latest stock
    Acer [2353] historical stock price (NT$)
    DateVolume (k)TransactionsValueOpenHighLowCloseChangeAskBid
    6-Mar 55,531 15,750 1,188,689,711 20.80 21.80 20.75 21.70+1.00+4.83% 21.75 21.70
    5-Mar 14,903 4,358 310,001,970 20.60 20.95 20.55 20.70+0.15+0.73% 20.75 20.70
    4-Mar 7,256 2,362 149,488,334 20.60 20.70 20.50 20.55-0.15-0.72% 20.60 20.55
    3-Mar 9,029 2,751 186,423,425 20.75 20.85 20.55 20.70-0.05-0.24% 20.70 20.65
    2-Mar 14,698 4,614 305,263,291 20.70 20.90 20.70 20.75+0.20+0.97% 20.80 20.75
    25-Feb 33,321 9,842 685,955,264 20.25 20.80 20.20 20.70+0.60+2.99% 20.75 20.70
    • Source: TSE, compiled by Digitimes
    Latest sales

    Acer: Consolidated revenues, Jan 2014 - Jan 2015 (NT$m)

    Month

    Sales

    M/M

    Y/Y

    YTD

    Y/Y

    Jan-15

    22,709

    (21.6%)

    5.8%

    22,709

    5.8%

    Dec-14

    28,979

    1.7%

    2.1%

    329,835

    (8.4%)

    Nov-14

    28,489

    0.9%

    (7.3%)

    300,856

    (9.3%)

    Oct-14

    28,223

    (9.3%)

    2.4%

    272,368

    (9.5%)

    Sep-14

    31,100

    4.2%

    (5.7%)

    244,145

    (10.7%)

    Aug-14

    29,852

    18.9%

    5.2%

    213,044

    (11.4%)

    Jul-14

    25,112

    (31.3%)

    (12.1%)

    183,193

    (12.7%)

    Jun-14

    36,549

    43.1%

    (2.3%)

    158,080

    (12.8%)

    May-14

    25,547

    32.7%

    (2.9%)

    121,531

    (15.5%)

    Apr-14

    19,253

    (37.5%)

    (25.3%)

    95,984

    (18.4%)

    Mar-14

    30,792

    25.8%

    (17.6%)

    76,731

    (16.4%)

    Feb-14

    24,470

    14%

    (12.9%)

    45,939

    (15.6%)

    Jan-14

    21,469

    (24.4%)

    (18.5%)

    21,469

    (18.5%)

    *Figures are consolidated
    Source: TSE, compiled by Digitimes, March 2015

    Acer: Consolidated revenues, 3Q13 - 3Q14 (NT$m)

    Quarter

    Sales

    Q/Q

    Y/Y

    YTD

    Y/Y

    3Q-14

    85,686

    5.4%

    (7%)

    243,747

    (10.9%)

    2Q-14

    81,337

    6%

    (9%)

    158,061

    (12.8%)

    1Q-14

    76,724

    (11.4%)

    (16.6%)

    76,724

    (16.6%)

    4Q-13

    86,636

    (6%)

    (14.7%)

    360,132

    (16.2%)

    3Q-13

    92,146

    3.1%

    (11.8%)

    273,496

    (16.6%)

    *Figures are consolidated
    Source: TSE, compiled by Digitimes, March 2015

    Latest balance sheet and income statement

    Acer: Consolidated balance sheet, 3Q13 - 3Q14 (NT$k)

    Item

    3Q-2014

    2Q-2014

    1Q-2014

    4Q-2013

    3Q-2013

    Current assets

    153,850,075

    146,943,000

    137,659,020

    147,088,855

    148,412,344

    Intangible assets

    26,056,676

    25,963,236

    28,819,181

    28,720,088

    28,758,653

    Non-current assets

    40,506,061

    40,845,456

    43,867,811

    43,410,855

    45,458,045

    Assets

    194,356,136

    187,788,456

    181,526,831

    190,499,710

    193,870,389

    Current liabilities

    121,471,464

    112,051,031

    103,388,416

    113,688,491

    107,957,449

    Non-current liabilities

    14,932,881

    18,667,595

    20,487,899

    20,559,849

    23,042,583

    Liabilities

    136,404,345

    130,718,626

    123,876,315

    134,248,340

    131,000,032

    Stockholders' equity

    57,951,791

    57,069,830

    57,650,516

    56,251,370

    62,870,357

    *Figures are consolidated
    Source: TSE, compiled by Digitimes, March 2015

    Acer: Consolidated income statement, 3Q13 - 3Q14 (NT$k)

    Item

    3Q-2014

    2Q-2014

    1Q-2014

    4Q-2013

    3Q-2013

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    Operating revenue

    85,686,365

     

    81,336,578

     

    76,724,224

     

    86,635,746

     

    92,145,560

     

    Gross profit (loss) from operations

    7,678,719

    9%

    7,527,558

    9.3%

    6,374,423

    8.3%

    966,437

    1.1%

    6,273,314

    6.8%

    Operating expenses

    6,607,237

    7.7%

    6,936,335

    8.5%

    6,384,047

    8.3%

    9,335,647

    10.8%

    8,888,555

    9.6%

    Operating income (loss)

    1,103,791

    1.3%

    662,396

    0.8%

    127,244

    0.2%

    -8,255,430

    -9.5%

    -2,569,669

    -2.8%

    Non-operating expenses and losses

    -53,583

    -0.1%

    -134,623

    -0.2%

    18,700

    0%

    -99,460

    -0.1%

    -10,055,732

    -10.9%

    Income from continuing operations before income tax

    1,050,208

    1.2%

    527,773

    0.6%

    145,944

    0.2%

    -8,354,890

    -9.6%

    -12,625,401

    -13.7%

    Net income (loss)

    650,660

    0.8%

    484,699

    0.6%

    1,127

    0%

    -7,570,823

    -8.7%

    -13,119,642

    -14.2%

    Diluted earnings per share (NT$)

    0.2

     

    0.2

     

    0

     

    -2.8

     

    -4.8

     

    *Figures are consolidated
    Source: TSE, compiled by Digitimes, March 2015

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