Taipei, Saturday, December 27, 2014 09:15 (GMT+8)
mostly cloudy
Taipei
17°C
Taiwan PC industry at a critical moment: An interview with Wistron chairman - related company info
Aaron Lee, Taipei; Joseph Tsai, DIGITIMES [Friday 22 February 2013]
  • Wistron
  • Performance
    The company's stock price closed at NT$29.1 on the TSE on Thursday, December 25, 2014.
    The company has reported consolidated revenues of NT$56,358 million for November 2014, representing a 2.5% drop on month and 14.3% increase on year.
    For the third quarter of 2014, the company totaled NT$155,754 million in consolidated revenues, up 14.6% sequentially and down 2.6% on year.
    Brief

    Full name: Wistron

    Chinese name: 緯創資通股份有限公司

    Short name: Wistron

    Stock code: 3231

    Tax ID: 12868358

    Market: TSE

    Established: 30 May 2001

    Paid in capital: NT$24.48 billion

    Listed on TSE: 19 Aug 2003

    Public since: 3 Dec 2002

    Website: www.wistron.com

  • On display
    • Lenovo IdeaPad Y560D 3D notebook

      Lenovo has recently announced a 3D notebook, the IdeaPad Y560D, which is equipped with a 15.6-inch screen, Intel Core i7...

      Photo: Company, Jun 23.

    • Simon Lin, chairman of Wistron

      Wistron is expected to outpace other notebook vendors in Taiwan and record earnings per share (EPS) of more than NT$1 for...

      Photo: David Tzeng, DigiTimes, Jun 10.

  • Latest stock
    Wistron [3231] historical stock price (NT$)
    DateVolume (k)TransactionsValueOpenHighLowCloseChangeAskBid
    26-Dec 5,388 1,960 156,277,280 29.10 29.30 28.85 28.95-0.15-0.52% 29.00 28.95
    25-Dec 7,865 2,739 228,504,920 29.10 29.30 28.90 29.10+0.15+0.52% 29.10 29.05
    24-Dec 11,401 4,258 331,281,200 28.80 29.30 28.80 28.95+0.25+0.87% 29.00 28.95
    23-Dec 10,871 4,216 313,452,679 29.00 29.10 28.65 28.70-0.20-0.69% 28.75 28.70
    22-Dec 27,770 9,683 800,470,518 28.50 29.20 28.50 28.90+0.95+3.40% 28.90 28.85
    19-Dec 9,641 3,392 269,168,495 28.05 28.10 27.70 27.95+0.30+1.08% 27.95 27.90
    18-Dec 9,594 3,695 266,442,368 27.80 28.10 27.60 27.65+0.15+0.55% 27.70 27.65
    • Source: TSE, compiled by Digitimes
    Latest sales

    Wistron: Consolidated revenues, Nov 2013 - Nov 2014 (NT$m)

    Month

    Sales

    M/M

    Y/Y

    YTD

    Y/Y

    Nov-14

    56,358

    (2.5%)

    14.3%

    531,586

    (10.5%)

    Oct-14

    57,771

    (6%)

    26.7%

    475,228

    (9.8%)

    Sep-14

    61,449

    28%

    4.9%

    417,457

    (13.2%)

    Aug-14

    48,011

    3.6%

    (9.1%)

    356,007

    (15.7%)

    Jul-14

    46,345

    (5.7%)

    (4.7%)

    307,996

    (16.7%)

    Jun-14

    49,169

    12.2%

    (8%)

    261,651

    (18.5%)

    May-14

    43,832

    2.3%

    (25.3%)

    212,482

    (20.6%)

    Apr-14

    42,833

    (16.3%)

    (15.4%)

    168,650

    (19.3%)

    Mar-14

    51,170

    43.7%

    (16%)

    125,817

    (20.5%)

    Feb-14

    35,610

    (8.8%)

    (19.8%)

    74,647

    (23.3%)

    Jan-14

    39,036

    (19.1%)

    (26.3%)

    39,036

    (26.3%)

    Dec-13

    48,242

    (2.2%)

    (12.9%)

    642,115

    (2.4%)

    Nov-13

    49,321

    8.2%

    (14.8%)

    593,873

    (1.4%)

    *Figures are consolidated
    Source: TSE, compiled by Digitimes, December 2014

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

    Quarter

    Sales

    Q/Q

    Y/Y

    YTD

    Y/Y

    3Q-14

    155,754

    14.6%

    (2.6%)

    417,457

    (13.2%)

    2Q-14

    135,885

    8%

    (16.6%)

    261,703

    (18.5%)

    1Q-14

    125,818

    (12%)

    (20.5%)

    125,818

    (20.5%)

    4Q-13

    142,975

    (10.6%)

    (15.3%)

    624,009

    (5.1%)

    3Q-13

    159,888

    (1.9%)

    4.3%

    481,034

    (1.7%)

    *Figures are consolidated
    Source: TSE, compiled by Digitimes, December 2014

    Latest balance sheet and income statement

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

    Item

    3Q-2014

    2Q-2014

    1Q-2014

    4Q-2013

    3Q-2013

    Current assets

    239,807,325

    211,431,839

    191,231,817

    216,306,422

    231,864,574

    Intangible assets

    1,566,324

    1,620,363

    1,636,882

    1,677,975

    1,680,712

    Non-current assets

    55,815,002

    55,241,751

    56,501,105

    54,235,352

    54,986,802

    Assets

    295,622,327

    266,673,590

    247,732,922

    270,541,774

    286,851,376

    Current liabilities

    201,993,911

    181,486,103

    159,871,132

    168,348,939

    187,287,874

    Non-current liabilities

    26,741,023

    21,454,887

    20,179,920

    35,996,817

    34,969,175

    Liabilities

    228,734,934

    202,940,990

    180,051,052

    204,345,756

    222,257,049

    Stockholders' equity

    66,887,393

    63,732,600

    67,681,870

    66,196,018

    64,594,327

    *Figures are consolidated
    Source: TSE, compiled by Digitimes, December 2014

    Wistron: 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

    Gross sales

    155,753,805

     

    135,884,930

     

    125,818,268

     

    142,975,258

     

    159,887,702

     

    Operating revenue

    155,753,805

    100%

    135,884,930

    100%

    125,818,268

    100%

    142,975,258

    100%

    159,887,702

    100%

    Gross profit (loss) from operations

    8,177,905

    5.3%

    8,539,259

    6.3%

    6,549,996

    5.2%

    7,309,072

    5.1%

    8,080,449

    5.1%

    Operating expenses

    6,848,198

    4.4%

    6,915,510

    5.1%

    6,334,942

    5%

    6,427,777

    4.5%

    6,242,172

    3.9%

    Operating income (loss)

    1,329,707

    0.9%

    1,623,749

    1.2%

    215,054

    0.2%

    881,295

    0.6%

    1,838,277

    1.1%

    Non-operating expenses and losses

    576,438

    0.4%

    -23

    0%

    238,483

    0.2%

    713,502

    0.5%

    100,415

    0.1%

    Income from continuing operations before income tax

    1,906,145

    1.2%

    1,623,726

    1.2%

    453,537

    0.4%

    1,594,797

    1.1%

    1,938,692

    1.2%

    Net income (loss)

    1,449,655

    0.9%

    1,215,966

    0.9%

    341,941

    0.3%

    927,748

    0.6%

    1,468,616

    0.9%

    Diluted earnings per share (NT$)

    0.6

     

    0.5

     

    0.1

     

    0.4

     

    0.6

     

    *Figures are consolidated
    Source: TSE, compiled by Digitimes, December 2014

  • Wistron full profile

26-Dec-2014 markets closed

 LastChange

TAIEX (TSE)9158.7-27.48-0.3% 

TSE electronic363.54-1.16-0.32% 

GTSM (OTC)137.3-0.18-0.13% 

OTC electronic175.13+0.13+0.07% 

MSI GTX 900 GAMING series
Trends and forecasts for the China FPD industry, 2014-2017
Greater China touch panel shipment forecast through 2015
  • Taiwan notebook ODMs

    Taiwan notebook Original Design Manufacturers (ODMs) account for more than 90% of global notebook production and Digitimes is there to provide daily...

  • Android

    The early success Google's Android platform has achieved in the handset market has caused system makers, software developers and semiconductor players...

  • Children are new target of wearable vendors

    Several wearable device vendors have started developing products for children for anti-lost and playing purposes.

  • Players gearing up for 2014 year-end holidays and China Singles Day

    IT players have started preparing for the year-end holdiays and the IT industry also sees new business opportunities in China's Singles day promotions...

  • Wireless broadband developments in Southeast Asia markets

    As of 2013, the 10 ASEAN nations had a total of over 700 million mobile subscriptions, with the CAGR from 2003-2013 reaching 24%. This Digitimes Research Special Report analyzes the various mobile broadband markets in ASEAN and looks at the respective trends in 4G LTE development for those markets.

  • Greater China touch panel shipment forecast through 2015

    This Special Report provides forecasts through 2015 for Greater China touch panel shipments with breakdowns based on technology (glass, film, resistive), application (smartphone, NB and tablet) and by firm.

  • 2014 global tablet demand forecast

    This report analyzes the main players, their strategies and shipments forecasts for 2014, as well as other factors contributing to either growth or decline in various segments within the tablet market, with a particular focus on Apple, Google, Samsung, and Microsoft, along with whitebox vendors.