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Epistar profit margin to rely on AlGaInP; Formosa Epitaxy likely to return to profitability in 3Q13 - related company info
Siu Han, Taipei; Jackie Chang, DIGITIMES [Thursday 24 January 2013]
  • Epistar
  • Performance
    The company's stock price closed at NT$30 on the TSE on Thursday, April 27, 2017.
    The company has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2,231 million for March 2017, representing a 22.5% increase on month and 0.1% drop on year.
    For the fourth quarter of 2016, the company totaled NT$6,334 million in consolidated revenues, down 3.9% sequentially and up 7.1% on year.
    Brief

    Full name: Epistar

    Chinese name: 晶元光電股份有限公司

    Short name: Epistar

    Stock code: 2448

    Tax ID: 84149786

    Market: TSE

    Established: 19 Sep 1996

    Paid in capital: NT$11.00 billion

    Listed on TSE: 25 May 2001

    Website: www.epistar.com.tw

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  • Latest stock
    Epistar [2448] historical stock price (NT$)
    DateVolume (k)TransactionsValueOpenHighLowCloseChangeAskBid
    28-Apr 8,227 4,169 247,101,668 30.35 30.40 29.80 30.00+0.00+0.00% 29.90 30.00
    27-Apr 10,923 4,910 327,426,206 29.90 30.30 29.70 30.00+0.15+0.50% 30.00 30.05
    26-Apr 28,519 10,030 865,232,250 30.10 30.75 29.75 29.85+0.25+0.84% 29.85 29.90
    25-Apr 12,499 5,375 367,474,781 29.40 29.60 29.10 29.60+0.70+2.42% 29.60 29.65
    24-Apr 6,423 3,001 184,423,972 28.80 28.90 28.35 28.90+0.30+1.05% 28.85 28.95
    21-Apr 12,051 5,613 348,719,794 29.00 29.40 28.60 28.60-0.15-0.52% 28.60 28.65
    • Source: TSE, compiled by Digitimes
    Latest sales

    Epistar: Consolidated revenues, Mar 2016 - Mar 2017 (NT$m)

    Month

    Sales

    M/M

    Y/Y

    YTD

    Y/Y

    Mar-17

    2,231

    22.5%

    (0.1%)

    5,735

    (5.3%)

    Feb-17

    1,822

    8.3%

    10.8%

    3,504

    (8.4%)

    Jan-17

    1,682

    (18.6%)

    (22.9%)

    1,682

    (22.9%)

    Dec-16

    2,066

    (3.3%)

    (4.3%)

    25,539

    0.1%

    Nov-16

    2,136

    0.2%

    17.8%

    23,473

    0.5%

    Oct-16

    2,132

    (2.9%)

    9.5%

    21,337

    (0.9%)

    Sep-16

    2,196

    (0.9%)

    2.3%

    19,205

    (2%)

    Aug-16

    2,216

    1.6%

    15.4%

    17,010

    (2.5%)

    Jul-16

    2,181

    3.5%

    3.3%

    14,794

    (4.7%)

    Jun-16

    2,107

    (2.3%)

    9.9%

    12,613

    (6%)

    May-16

    2,157

    (5.9%)

    (5%)

    10,506

    (8.6%)

    Apr-16

    2,292

    2.7%

    (11.3%)

    8,349

    (9.5%)

    Mar-16

    2,233

    35.8%

    (5.6%)

    6,058

    (8.9%)

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

    Epistar: Consolidated revenues, 4Q15 - 4Q16 (NT$m)

    Quarter

    Sales

    Q/Q

    Y/Y

    YTD

    Y/Y

    4Q-16

    6,334

    (3.9%)

    7.1%

    25,539

    0.1%

    3Q-16

    6,592

    0.6%

    6.7%

    19,205

    (2%)

    2Q-16

    6,555

    8.2%

    (3.2%)

    12,613

    (6%)

    1Q-16

    6,058

    2.4%

    (8.9%)

    6,058

    (8.9%)

    4Q-15

    5,917

    (4.2%)

    3.5%

    25,510

    (8%)

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

    Latest balance sheet and income statement

    Epistar: Consolidated balance sheet, 4Q15 - 4Q16 (NT$k)

    Item

    4Q-2016

    3Q-2016

    2Q-2016

    1Q-2016

    4Q-2015

    Current assets

    24,798,264

    23,751,553

    33,196,529

    29,813,368

    30,885,730

    Intangible assets

    8,007,219

    8,019,966

    7,873,547

    7,907,461

    7,994,637

    Non-current assets

    44,299,170

    47,138,814

    47,057,270

    50,752,290

    52,246,194

    Assets

    69,097,434

    70,890,367

    80,253,799

    80,565,658

    83,131,924

    Current liabilities

    10,214,070

    11,266,799

    20,061,924

    20,971,803

    22,001,168

    Non-current liabilities

    7,899,368

    8,213,003

    8,543,135

    5,745,438

    5,485,999

    Liabilities

    18,113,438

    19,479,802

    28,605,059

    26,717,241

    27,487,167

    Stockholders' equity

    50,983,996

    51,410,565

    51,648,740

    53,848,417

    55,644,757

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

    Epistar: Consolidated income statement, 4Q15 - 4Q16 (NT$k)

    Item

    4Q-2016

    3Q-2016

    2Q-2016

    1Q-2016

    4Q-2015

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    Operating revenue

    6,334,099

     

    6,592,377

     

    6,555,077

     

    6,057,610

     

    5,917,034

     

    Gross profit (loss) from operations

    1,162,753

    18.4%

    902,256

    13.7%

    292,431

    4.5%

    -444,402

    -7.3%

    -968,219

    -16.4%

    Operating expenses

    802,775

    12.7%

    789,930

    12%

    782,215

    11.9%

    1,052,729

    17.4%

    1,063,222

    18%

    Operating income (loss)

    424,607

    6.7%

    189,614

    2.9%

    -432,292

    -6.6%

    -1,437,705

    -23.7%

    -1,964,579

    -33.2%

    Non-operating expenses and losses

    -760,820

    -12%

    -136,724

    -2.1%

    -1,092,129

    -16.7%

    -509,465

    -8.4%

    -1,050,599

    -17.8%

    Income from continuing operations before income tax

    -336,213

    -5.3%

    52,890

    0.8%

    -1,524,421

    -23.3%

    -1,947,170

    -32.1%

    -3,015,178

    -51%

    Net income (loss)

    -418,541

    -6.6%

    -52,917

    -0.8%

    -1,876,959

    -28.6%

    -1,664,335

    -27.5%

    -2,740,661

    -46.3%

    Diluted earnings per share (NT$)

    -0.2

     

    0

     

    -1.7

     

    -1.5

     

    -2

     

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

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