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  • United Microelectronics Corporation
  •  United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) is engaged in the business of manufacturing or fabrication of ICs for applications in major sectors of semiconductor industry.

    Founded in 1980 and listed on Taiwan Stock Exchange in 1985, the company is best known for dedicated semiconductor foundry business maintaining a customer base across industries, including communication, consumer electronics, computer, memory and others.

    UMC employs approximately 12,000 people worldwide including operation sites in Taiwan, Japan, Singapore, Europe, and the United States.

  • Performance
    The company's stock price closed at NT$12.1 on the TSE on Wednesday, March 29, 2017.
    The company has reported consolidated revenues of NT$12,015 million for February 2017, representing a 5% drop on month and 26.8% increase on year.
    For the third quarter of 2016, the company totaled NT$38,164 million in consolidated revenues, up 3.2% sequentially and up 8.1% on year.
    Brief

    Full name: United Microelectronics Corporation

    Chinese name: 聯華電子股份有限公司

    Short name: UMC

    Arconym: UMC

    Stock code: 2303

    Tax ID: 47217677

    Market: TSE

    Established: 22 May 1980

    Paid in capital: NT$127.58 billion

    Listed on TSE: 16 Jul 1985

    Public since: 30 May 1981

    Website: www.umc.com

  • On display
    • 300mm wafer from UMC with 11 copper layers

      SemiTech Taipei 2006: UMC showcases a 300mm wafer with 11 copper layers, manufactured on a 65nm process using triple-gate...

      Photo: Vyacheslav Sobolev, DigiTimes, May 4.

    • SEMICON Taiwan: Hermes Liu, UMC.

      SEMICON Taiwan: Hermes Liu from UMC delivering his presentation "Microloop brings foundry and fabless closer on 65nm yield...

      Photo: Vyacheslav Sobolev, DigiTimes, Sep 13.

  • Latest stock
    UMC [2303] historical stock price (NT$)
    DateVolume (k)TransactionsValueOpenHighLowCloseChangeAskBid
    30-Mar 14,371   12.15 12.30 12.10 12.25+0.15+1.24%  
    29-Mar 25,865 4,877 313,119,806 12.15 12.20 12.05 12.10+0.00+0.00% 12.10 12.15
    28-Mar 49,244 7,522 598,884,160 12.25 12.30 12.05 12.10-0.15-1.22% 12.10 12.15
    27-Mar 24,520 3,928 301,385,540 12.25 12.40 12.20 12.25+0.00+0.00% 12.20 12.25
    24-Mar 26,258 4,429 323,631,397 12.40 12.45 12.25 12.25-0.15-1.21% 12.25 12.30
    23-Mar 44,714 7,028 551,333,181 12.20 12.45 12.20 12.40+0.20+1.64% 12.35 12.40
    22-Mar 31,032 6,271 378,177,572 12.20 12.25 12.15 12.20-0.10-0.81% 12.15 12.20
    21-Mar 23,642 6,618 290,377,882 12.35 12.35 12.25 12.30+0.00+0.00% 12.25 12.30
    • Source: TSE, compiled by Digitimes
    Latest sales

    UMC: Consolidated revenues, Feb 2016 - Feb 2017 (NT$m)

    Month

    Sales

    M/M

    Y/Y

    YTD

    Y/Y

    Feb-17

    12,015

    (5%)

    26.8%

    24,667

    14.8%

    Jan-17

    12,652

    0.8%

    5.4%

    12,652

    5.4%

    Dec-16

    12,558

    (2.8%)

    17.7%

    147,870

    2.1%

    Nov-16

    12,915

    0.6%

    16.2%

    135,312

    0.9%

    Oct-16

    12,833

    0.8%

    6.4%

    122,397

    (0.5%)

    Sep-16

    12,735

    (1.5%)

    22.2%

    109,564

    (1.3%)

    Aug-16

    12,933

    3.5%

    6.1%

    96,829

    (3.7%)

    Jul-16

    12,495

    (7.6%)

    (1.6%)

    83,896

    (5.1%)

    Jun-16

    13,527

    6.5%

    12.2%

    71,401

    (5.6%)

    May-16

    12,705

    18%

    (1.8%)

    57,874

    (9%)

    Apr-16

    10,764

    (16.7%)

    (17.3%)

    45,168

    (10.9%)

    Mar-16

    12,919

    36.3%

    1.6%

    34,404

    (8.6%)

    Feb-16

    9,478

    (21.1%)

    (21.4%)

    21,485

    (13.9%)

    *Figures are consolidated
    Source: TSE, compiled by Digitimes, March 2017

    UMC: Consolidated revenues, 3Q15 - 3Q16 (NT$m)

    Quarter

    Sales

    Q/Q

    Y/Y

    YTD

    Y/Y

    3Q-16

    38,164

    3.2%

    8.1%

    109,564

    (1.3%)

    2Q-16

    36,997

    7.5%

    (2.7%)

    71,401

    (5.6%)

    1Q-16

    34,404

    1.6%

    (8.6%)

    34,404

    (8.6%)

    4Q-15

    33,849

    (4.2%)

    (9.1%)

    144,830

    3.4%

    3Q-15

    35,320

    (7.1%)

    0.3%

    110,981

    8%

    *Figures are consolidated
    Source: TSE, compiled by Digitimes, March 2017

    Latest balance sheet and income statement

    UMC: Consolidated balance sheet, 3Q15 - 3Q16 (NT$k)

    Item

    3Q-2016

    2Q-2016

    1Q-2016

    4Q-2015

    3Q-2015

    Current assets

    106,969,723

    103,602,676

    101,918,830

    94,816,521

    95,032,421

    Intangible assets

    4,245,239

    4,235,988

    4,241,689

    4,504,088

    4,549,283

    Non-current assets

    267,989,568

    264,074,197

    243,011,868

    242,550,289

    234,179,670

    Assets

    374,959,291

    367,676,873

    344,930,698

    337,366,810

    329,212,091

    Current liabilities

    83,441,704

    80,050,006

    41,630,846

    48,245,518

    44,470,097

    Non-current liabilities

    72,518,705

    68,100,364

    74,855,515

    60,303,889

    60,743,852

    Liabilities

    155,960,409

    148,150,370

    116,486,361

    108,549,407

    105,213,949

    Stockholders' equity

    218,998,882

    219,526,503

    228,444,337

    228,817,403

    223,998,142

    *Figures are consolidated
    Source: TSE, compiled by Digitimes, March 2017

    UMC: Consolidated income statement, 3Q15 - 3Q16 (NT$k)

    Item

    3Q-2016

    2Q-2016

    1Q-2016

    4Q-2015

    3Q-2015

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    Gross sales

    36,969,145

     

    35,878,490

     

    32,946,931

     

    32,811,676

     

    34,395,252

     

    Operating revenue

    38,163,589

    103.2%

    36,996,517

    103.1%

    34,404,079

    104.4%

    33,849,382

    103.2%

    35,319,841

    102.7%

    Gross profit (loss) from operations

    8,301,437

    22.5%

    8,284,942

    23.1%

    5,033,993

    15.3%

    6,979,333

    21.3%

    6,910,603

    20.1%

    Operating expenses

    6,372,669

    17.2%

    5,858,511

    16.3%

    5,064,545

    15.4%

    5,065,485

    15.4%

    5,126,083

    14.9%

    Operating income (loss)

    1,484,984

    4%

    2,448,905

    6.8%

    -16,448

    0%

    1,879,792

    5.7%

    980,762

    2.9%

    Non-operating expenses and losses

    465,658

    1.3%

    -649,490

    -1.8%

    46,537

    0.1%

    906,656

    2.8%

    410,429

    1.2%

    Income from continuing operations before income tax

    1,950,642

    5.3%

    1,799,415

    5%

    30,089

    0.1%

    2,786,448

    8.5%

    1,391,191

    4%

    Net income (loss)

    1,756,199

    4.8%

    1,578,852

    4.4%

    79,180

    0.2%

    3,071,094

    9.4%

    1,307,045

    3.8%

    Diluted earnings per share (NT$)

    0.2

     

    0.2

     

    0

     

    0.2

     

    0.1

     

    *Figures are consolidated
    Source: TSE, compiled by Digitimes, March 2017

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