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Epistar expects full capacity in April - related company info
Siu Han, Taipei; Jackie Chang, DIGITIMES [Thursday 21 February 2013]
  • Epistar
  • Performance
    The company's stock price closed at NT$70 on the TSE on Tuesday, April 15, 2014.
    The company has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2,370 million for March 2014, representing a 19.5% increase on month and 38.3% increase on year.
    For the fourth quarter of 2013, the company totaled NT$6,095 million in consolidated revenues, up 5.9% sequentially and up 37.1% 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$9.33 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
    16-Apr 7,623 4,108 545,318,888 70.40 72.40 70.20 72.00+2.00+2.86% 72.00 71.90
    15-Apr 6,842 3,478 482,088,920 70.00 71.40 69.80 70.00+0.30+0.43% 70.00 69.90
    14-Apr 8,720 4,374 609,782,561 70.60 70.80 69.30 69.70-0.90-1.27% 69.70 69.60
    11-Apr 13,274 5,683 940,250,404 72.20 72.20 69.80 70.60-1.60-2.22% 70.70 70.60
    10-Apr 8,724 4,619 632,259,493 73.00 73.60 71.90 72.20-0.80-1.10% 72.30 72.20
    9-Apr 11,166 5,655 827,555,911 75.40 75.50 72.60 73.00-1.60-2.14% 73.00 72.90
    8-Apr 6,976 3,601 523,537,036 75.50 76.00 74.60 74.60-0.40-0.53% 74.80 74.60
    • Source: TSE, compiled by Digitimes
    Latest sales

    Epistar: Consolidated revenues, Mar 2013 - Mar 2014 (NT$m)

    Month

    Sales

    M/M

    Y/Y

    YTD

    Y/Y

    Mar-14

    2,370

    19.5%

    38.3%

    6,241

    44.3%

    Feb-14

    1,982

    5%

    57.5%

    3,871

    48.3%

    Jan-14

    1,889

    (7.7%)

    39.7%

    1,889

    39.7%

    Dec-13

    2,047

    (1.4%)

    61.5%

    22,250

    11.6%

    Nov-13

    2,075

    4.7%

    39.8%

    20,203

    8.3%

    Oct-13

    1,982

    6.3%

    17%

    18,128

    5.5%

    Sep-13

    1,866

    (5.4%)

    3.2%

    16,146

    4.3%

    Aug-13

    1,971

    2.9%

    0.4%

    14,280

    4.4%

    Jul-13

    1,917

    (0.5%)

    0.8%

    12,309

    5.1%

    Jun-13

    1,926

    (13.4%)

    2.8%

    10,392

    5.9%

    May-13

    2,223

    15.9%

    19.4%

    8,466

    6.6%

    Apr-13

    1,919

    12%

    4.9%

    6,243

    2.7%

    Mar-13

    1,714

    36.1%

    (1.3%)

    4,324

    1.8%

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

    Epistar: Consolidated revenues, 4Q12 - 4Q13 (NT$m)

    Quarter

    Sales

    Q/Q

    Y/Y

    YTD

    Y/Y

    4Q-13

    6,095

    5.9%

    37.1%

    22,241

    11.6%

    3Q-13

    5,754

    (5.2%)

    1.4%

    16,147

    4.3%

    2Q-13

    6,068

    40.3%

    9.1%

    10,393

    5.9%

    1Q-13

    4,325

    (2.7%)

    1.8%

    4,325

    1.8%

    4Q-12

    4,447

    (21.6%)

    (5%)

    19,931

    (9.3%)

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

    Latest balance sheet and income statement

    Epistar: Consolidated balance sheet, 4Q12 - 4Q13 (NT$k)

    Item

    4Q-2013

    3Q-2013

    2Q-2013

    1Q-2013

    4Q-2012

    Current assets

    36,249,273

    35,271,156

    28,459,968

    27,110,398

    27,279,120

    Intangible assets

    4,291,051

    4,192,892

    4,224,675

    4,241,200

    4,218,110

    Non-current assets

    39,746,760

    39,866,122

    39,901,177

    40,015,424

    40,124,502

    Assets

    75,996,033

    75,137,278

    68,361,145

    67,125,822

    67,403,622

    Current liabilities

    18,453,138

    17,841,335

    17,537,556

    16,217,287

    8,952,084

    Non-current liabilities

    9,939,982

    9,840,286

    3,395,736

    3,526,138

    11,225,457

    Liabilities

    28,393,120

    27,681,621

    20,933,292

    19,743,425

    20,177,541

    Stockholders' equity

    47,602,913

    47,455,657

    47,427,853

    47,382,397

    47,226,081

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

    Epistar: Consolidated income statement, 4Q12 - 4Q13 (NT$k)

    Item

    4Q-2013

    3Q-2013

    2Q-2013

    1Q-2013

    4Q-2012

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    Gross sales

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    4,535,984

     

    Operating revenue

    6,094,786

    134.4%

    5,753,930

    126.9%

    6,067,860

    133.8%

    4,324,811

    95.3%

    4,446,727

    98%

    Gross profit (loss) from operations

    799,157

    17.6%

    925,591

    20.4%

    963,945

    21.3%

    270,695

    6%

    16,553

    0.4%

    Operating expenses

    725,792

    16%

    788,396

    17.4%

    691,364

    15.2%

    653,760

    14.4%

    719,910

    15.9%

    Operating income (loss)

    155,182

    3.4%

    204,410

    4.5%

    386,980

    8.5%

    -305,719

    -6.7%

    -703,357

    -15.5%

    Non-operating revenues and gains

     

     

     

     

     

     

    40,947

    0.9%

    95,319

    2.1%

    Non-operating expenses and losses

    -152,755

    -3.4%

    -281,484

    -6.2%

    0

    0%

     

     

    -668,666

    -14.7%

    Income from continuing operations before income tax

    2,427

    0.1%

    -77,074

    -1.7%

    408,046

    9%

    -264,772

    -5.8%

    -1,420,875

    -31.3%

    Net income (loss)

    26,363

    0.6%

    -65,302

    -1.4%

    361,675

    8%

    -248,181

    -5.5%

    -1,586,826

    -35%

    Diluted earnings per share (NT$)

    0

     

    -0.1

     

    0.4

     

    -0.3

     

    -1.3

     

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

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