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Innovation should be based on solving customer problems, says Epistar chairman - related company info
Siu Han, Taipei; Jackie Chang, DIGITIMES [Friday 21 June 2013]
  • Epistar
  • Performance
    The company's stock price closed at NT$26.3 on the TSE on Monday, August 31, 2015.
    The company has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2,111 million for July 2015, representing a 10.1% increase on month and 24.2% drop on year.
    For the second quarter of 2015, the company totaled NT$6,770 million in consolidated revenues, up 1.9% sequentially and down 16.7% 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$9.36 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
    1-Sep 15,595 6,426 417,200,479 26.10 27.50 25.80 27.00+0.70+2.66% 27.10 27.00
    31-Aug 14,657 5,021 379,371,661 25.45 26.30 25.20 26.30+0.85+3.34% 26.30 26.20
    28-Aug 14,086 5,503 362,124,318 25.70 26.10 25.35 25.45+0.45+1.80% 25.45 25.40
    27-Aug 15,611 6,461 383,683,875 24.45 25.00 24.15 25.00+1.10+4.60% 25.00 24.95
    26-Aug 22,171 10,359 530,085,220 23.10 24.65 22.90 23.90+0.90+3.91% 23.95 23.90
    25-Aug 19,036 7,707 421,997,562 21.50 23.15 21.30 23.00+1.50+6.98% 23.00 22.95
    24-Aug 22,403 6,750 491,434,982 23.10 23.20 21.45 21.50-2.30-9.66% 21.55 21.50
    • Source: TSE, compiled by Digitimes
    Latest sales

    Epistar: Consolidated revenues, Jul 2014 - Jul 2015 (NT$m)

    Month

    Sales

    M/M

    Y/Y

    YTD

    Y/Y

    Jul-15

    2,111

    10.1%

    (24.2%)

    15,526

    (9.8%)

    Jun-15

    1,918

    (15.5%)

    (32%)

    13,415

    (7.1%)

    May-15

    2,270

    (12.1%)

    (18.8%)

    11,498

    (1%)

    Apr-15

    2,582

    9.2%

    2.9%

    9,228

    4.7%

    Mar-15

    2,365

    26.9%

    (0.2%)

    6,646

    5.4%

    Feb-15

    1,864

    (22.8%)

    (8.1%)

    4,280

    10.6%

    Jan-15

    2,416

    19.1%

    27.9%

    2,416

    27.9%

    Dec-14

    2,029

    14.6%

    (0.9%)

    27,780

    24.9%

    Nov-14

    1,771

    (7.6%)

    (14.7%)

    25,752

    27.5%

    Oct-14

    1,917

    (15.5%)

    (3.3%)

    23,981

    32.3%

    Sep-14

    2,269

    (11.9%)

    21.6%

    22,063

    36.7%

    Aug-14

    2,575

    (7.6%)

    30.6%

    19,795

    38.6%

    Jul-14

    2,786

    (1.2%)

    45.3%

    17,220

    39.9%

    *Figures are consolidated
    Source: TSE, compiled by Digitimes, September 2015

    Epistar: Consolidated revenues, 2Q14 - 2Q15 (NT$m)

    Quarter

    Sales

    Q/Q

    Y/Y

    YTD

    Y/Y

    2Q-15

    6,770

    1.9%

    (16.7%)

    13,415

    (6.6%)

    1Q-15

    6,646

    16.2%

    6.5%

    6,646

    6.5%

    4Q-14

    5,717

    (25.1%)

    (6.2%)

    27,713

    24.6%

    3Q-14

    7,629

    (6.1%)

    32.6%

    21,996

    36.2%

    2Q-14

    8,126

    30.2%

    33.9%

    14,367

    38.2%

    *Figures are consolidated
    Source: TSE, compiled by Digitimes, September 2015

    Latest balance sheet and income statement

    Epistar: Consolidated balance sheet, 2Q14 - 2Q15 (NT$k)

    Item

    2Q-2015

    1Q-2015

    4Q-2014

    3Q-2014

    2Q-2014

    Current assets

    38,346,929

    37,498,373

    38,110,629

    33,216,670

    29,651,775

    Intangible assets

    6,914,123

    6,600,513

    6,582,803

    4,309,544

    4,352,114

    Non-current assets

    52,082,757

    53,631,771

    53,723,246

    39,865,532

    40,633,681

    Assets

    90,429,686

    91,130,144

    91,833,875

    73,082,202

    70,285,456

    Current liabilities

    18,892,470

    19,073,169

    19,654,313

    13,725,307

    13,027,887

    Non-current liabilities

    11,498,673

    10,658,731

    11,177,464

    10,120,102

    9,743,115

    Liabilities

    30,391,143

    29,731,900

    30,831,777

    23,845,409

    22,771,002

    Stockholders' equity

    60,038,543

    61,398,244

    61,002,098

    49,236,793

    47,514,454

    *Figures are consolidated
    Source: TSE, compiled by Digitimes, September 2015

    Epistar: Consolidated income statement, 2Q14 - 2Q15 (NT$k)

    Item

    2Q-2015

    1Q-2015

    4Q-2014

    3Q-2014

    2Q-2014

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    Operating revenue

    6,769,878

     

    6,645,576

     

    5,716,953

     

    7,629,113

     

    8,126,349

     

    Gross profit (loss) from operations

    625,591

    9.2%

    781,856

    11.8%

    868,829

    15.2%

    1,718,607

    22.5%

    1,741,203

    21.4%

    Operating expenses

    1,002,548

    14.8%

    829,416

    12.5%

    752,532

    13.2%

    912,889

    12%

    744,404

    9.2%

    Operating income (loss)

    -322,523

    -4.8%

    21,039

    0.3%

    168,875

    3%

    854,932

    11.2%

    1,045,769

    12.9%

    Non-operating expenses and losses

    162,499

    2.4%

    884,380

    13.3%

    -77,968

    -1.4%

    1,322,661

    17.3%

    -171,053

    -2.1%

    Income from continuing operations before income tax

    -160,024

    -2.4%

    905,419

    13.6%

    90,907

    1.6%

    2,177,593

    28.5%

    874,716

    10.8%

    Net income (loss)

    -99,066

    -1.5%

    714,117

    10.7%

    86,207

    1.5%

    1,822,440

    23.9%

    746,805

    9.2%

    Diluted earnings per share (NT$)

    -0.3

     

    0.2

     

    0.2

     

    1.8

     

    0.8

     

    *Figures are consolidated
    Source: TSE, compiled by Digitimes, September 2015

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