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Epistar 4Q13 revenues hit record - related company info
MOPS, January 8; Adam Hwang, DIGITIMES [Wednesday 8 January 2014]
  • Epistar
  • Performance
    The company's stock price closed at NT$55.9 on the TSE on Friday, September 19, 2014.
    The company has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2,575 million for August 2014, representing a 7.6% drop on month and 30.6% increase on year.
    For the second quarter of 2014, the company totaled NT$8,126 million in consolidated revenues, up 30.2% sequentially and up 33.9% 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
    22-Sep 8,877 4,880 501,589,064 56.00 57.40 55.30 56.80+0.90+1.61% 56.90 56.80
    19-Sep 8,525 3,970 479,093,103 55.70 56.80 55.60 55.90+0.50+0.90% 56.00 55.90
    18-Sep 7,043 2,840 391,108,590 55.20 55.90 55.20 55.40+0.20+0.36% 55.50 55.40
    17-Sep 6,314 2,910 350,812,221 55.80 56.00 55.10 55.20+0.20+0.36% 55.30 55.20
    16-Sep 5,435 2,553 299,788,269 55.90 55.90 54.80 55.00-0.90-1.61% 55.10 55.00
    15-Sep 9,289 4,188 515,129,524 54.80 55.90 54.50 55.90+0.90+1.64% 55.90 55.70
    • Source: TSE, compiled by Digitimes
    Latest sales

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

    Month

    Sales

    M/M

    Y/Y

    YTD

    Y/Y

    Aug-14

    2,575

    (7.6%)

    30.6%

    19,728

    38.2%

    Jul-14

    2,786

    (1.2%)

    45.3%

    17,153

    39.4%

    Jun-14

    2,820

    0.9%

    46.5%

    14,367

    38.3%

    May-14

    2,796

    11.4%

    25.8%

    11,547

    36.4%

    Apr-14

    2,510

    5.9%

    30.8%

    8,751

    40.2%

    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%

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

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

    Quarter

    Sales

    Q/Q

    Y/Y

    YTD

    Y/Y

    2Q-14

    8,126

    30.2%

    33.9%

    14,367

    38.2%

    1Q-14

    6,241

    2.4%

    44.3%

    6,241

    44.3%

    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%

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

    Latest balance sheet and income statement

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

    Item

    2Q-2014

    1Q-2014

    4Q-2013

    3Q-2013

    2Q-2013

    Current assets

    29,651,775

    28,967,601

    36,249,273

    35,271,156

    28,459,968

    Intangible assets

    4,352,114

    4,366,203

    4,291,051

    4,192,892

    4,224,675

    Non-current assets

    40,633,681

    40,419,437

    39,746,760

    39,866,122

    39,901,177

    Assets

    70,285,456

    69,387,038

    75,996,033

    75,137,278

    68,361,145

    Current liabilities

    13,027,887

    11,674,858

    18,453,138

    17,841,335

    17,537,556

    Non-current liabilities

    9,743,115

    10,362,269

    9,939,982

    9,840,286

    3,395,736

    Liabilities

    22,771,002

    22,037,127

    28,393,120

    27,681,621

    20,933,292

    Stockholders' equity

    47,514,454

    47,349,911

    47,602,913

    47,455,657

    47,427,853

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

    Epistar: 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

    Operating revenue

    8,126,349

     

    6,240,741

     

    6,094,786

     

    5,753,930

     

    6,067,860

     

    Gross profit (loss) from operations

    1,741,203

     

    950,726

     

    799,157

     

    925,591

     

    963,945

     

    Operating expenses

    744,404

     

    689,283

     

    725,792

     

    788,396

     

    691,364

     

    Operating income (loss)

    1,045,769

     

    319,010

     

    155,182

     

    204,410

     

    386,980

     

    Non-operating expenses and losses

    -171,053

     

    -1,266,144

     

    -152,755

     

    -281,484

     

    21,066

     

    Income from continuing operations before income tax

    874,716

     

    -947,134

     

    2,427

     

    -77,074

     

    408,046

     

    Net income (loss)

    746,805

     

    -852,505

     

    26,363

     

    -65,302

     

    361,675

     

    Diluted earnings per share (NT$)

    0.8

     

    -0.9

     

    0

     

    -0.1

     

    0.4

     

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

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