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  • Microlife Corporation
  • Performance
    The company's stock price closed at NT$67 on the TSE on Wednesday, October 22, 2014.
    The company has reported consolidated revenues of NT$729 million for September 2014, representing a 1.2% increase on month and 40.2% increase on year.
    For the second quarter of 2014, the company totaled NT$977 million in consolidated revenues, up 1.6% sequentially and down 9.7% on year.
    Brief

    Full name: Microlife Corporation

    Chinese name: 百略醫學科技股份有限公司

    Short name: MLC

    Arconym: MLC

    Stock code: 4103

    Tax ID: 04822871

    Market: OTC

    Established: 10 Nov 1981

    Paid in capital: NT$1.10 billion

    Listed on OTC: 29 Mar 2001

    Public since: 16 Jul 1999

    Website: www.microlife.com.tw

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  • Latest stock
    MLC [4103] historical stock price (NT$)
    DateVolume (k)TransactionsValueOpenHighLowCloseChangeAskBid
    23-Oct 48 8 3,199,000 66.80 66.80 66.50 66.60-0.40-0.60% 66.00 66.60
    22-Oct 80 31 5,250,000 65.40 67.00 65.30 67.00+1.60+2.45% 65.70 67.00
    21-Oct 19 17 1,235,200 65.10 65.50 64.60 65.40+0.20+0.31% 65.30 65.50
    20-Oct 39 27 2,538,600 65.00 65.30 65.00 65.20+0.20+0.31% 65.00 65.20
    17-Oct 24 19 1,558,700 65.50 65.50 64.50 65.00-0.50-0.76% 64.60 65.00
    16-Oct 62 53 4,065,800 67.00 67.00 64.50 65.50-1.50-2.24% 65.40 65.50
    15-Oct 63 55 4,269,100 69.30 69.30 66.20 67.00-2.20-3.18% 67.00 67.80
    14-Oct 28 21 1,940,200 69.00 69.50 69.00 69.20+0.20+0.29% 69.20 69.30
    • Source: TSE, compiled by Digitimes
    Latest sales

    MLC: Consolidated revenues, Sep 2013 - Sep 2014 (NT$m)

    Month

    Sales

    M/M

    Y/Y

    YTD

    Y/Y

    Sep-14

    729

    1.2%

    40.2%

    3,940

    (4.5%)

    Aug-14

    720

    32.3%

    38.5%

    3,210

    (1.4%)

    Jul-14

    545

    112%

    4.7%

    2,490

    (2.9%)

    Jun-14

    257

    (22.8%)

    (25.2%)

    1,945

    (3.2%)

    May-14

    333

    (14.4%)

    (8.2%)

    1,688

    1.3%

    Apr-14

    389

    46.8%

    2.7%

    1,356

    4%

    Mar-14

    265

    (3.2%)

    (18.1%)

    967

    4.5%

    Feb-14

    273

    (36.3%)

    25.9%

    702

    16.7%

    Jan-14

    429

    (17.5%)

    11.5%

    429

    11.5%

    Dec-13

    520

    (14%)

    32.3%

    5,889

    6.9%

    Nov-13

    605

    (14.7%)

    24.8%

    5,369

    4.9%

    Oct-13

    709

    (11.7%)

    18.1%

    4,764

    2.8%

    Sep-13

    803

    16.1%

    3.7%

    4,055

    (50.8%)

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

    MLC: Consolidated revenues, 2Q13 - 2Q14 (NT$m)

    Quarter

    Sales

    Q/Q

    Y/Y

    YTD

    Y/Y

    2Q-14

    977

    1.6%

    (9.7%)

    1,940

    (3.4%)

    1Q-14

    962

    (47.8%)

    4%

    962

    4%

    4Q-13

    1,842

    (10%)

    25.2%

    5,897

    9.5%

    3Q-13

    2,047

    89%

    (0.1%)

    4,055

    3.6%

    2Q-13

    1,083

    17%

    16.7%

    2,008

    7.7%

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

    Latest balance sheet and income statement

    MLC: Consolidated balance sheet, 2Q13 - 2Q14 (NT$k)

    Item

    2Q-2014

    1Q-2014

    4Q-2013

    3Q-2013

    2Q-2013

    Current assets

    4,331,327

    3,833,317

    4,568,926

    4,374,564

    4,284,640

    Intangible assets

    57,515

    59,478

    57,123

    55,122

    56,754

    Non-current assets

    636,210

    662,736

    652,099

    659,088

    647,459

    Assets

    4,967,537

    4,496,053

    5,221,025

    5,033,652

    4,932,099

    Current liabilities

    2,094,069

    1,200,442

    2,021,222

    1,980,335

    2,143,001

    Non-current liabilities

    149,658

    164,401

    163,079

    147,987

    136,028

    Liabilities

    2,243,727

    1,364,843

    2,184,301

    2,128,322

    2,279,029

    Stockholders' equity

    2,723,810

    3,131,210

    3,036,724

    2,905,330

    2,653,070

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

    MLC: Consolidated income statement, 2Q13 - 2Q14 (NT$k)

    Item

    2Q-2014

    1Q-2014

    4Q-2013

    3Q-2013

    2Q-2013

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    Gross sales

    977,276

     

    962,337

     

    1,842,015

     

    0

     

    1,072,533

     

    Operating revenue

    977,276

    100%

    962,337

    100%

    1,842,015

    100%

    2,062,178

     

    1,067,261

    99.5%

    Gross profit (loss) from operations

    436,275

    44.6%

    380,148

    39.5%

    640,950

    34.8%

    764,325

     

    440,676

    41.1%

    Operating expenses

    303,779

    31.1%

    288,200

    29.9%

    504,812

    27.4%

    431,118

     

    297,170

    27.7%

    Operating income (loss)

    132,496

    13.6%

    91,948

    9.6%

    136,138

    7.4%

    333,207

     

    143,506

    13.4%

    Non-operating expenses and losses

    -18,676

    -1.9%

    2,435

    0.3%

    9,529

    0.5%

    -17,752

     

    25,036

    2.3%

    Income from continuing operations before income tax

    113,820

    11.6%

    94,383

    9.8%

    145,667

    7.9%

    315,455

     

    168,542

    15.7%

    Net income (loss)

    81,367

    8.3%

    72,682

    7.6%

    109,369

    5.9%

    260,386

     

    129,249

    12.1%

    Diluted earnings per share (NT$)

    0.7

     

    0.7

     

    1

     

    2.4

     

    1.2

     

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

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