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Solar-grade silicon wafer prices on the rise, says SAS chairman - related company info
Patty Wang, Taipei; Adam Hwang, DIGITIMES [Monday 20 January 2014]
  • Sino-American Silicon Products
  • Performance
    The company's stock price closed at NT$49.1 on the TSE on Thursday, January 29, 2015.
    The company has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2,488 million for December 2014, representing a 4.4% increase on month and 21.6% increase on year.
    For the third quarter of 2014, the company totaled NT$7,001 million in consolidated revenues, down 3% sequentially and up 14.8% on year.
    Brief

    Full name: Sino-American Silicon Products

    Chinese name: 中美矽晶製品股份有限公司

    Short name: SAS

    Arconym: SAS

    Stock code: 5483

    Tax ID: 47238650

    Market: OTC

    Established: 21 Jan 1981

    Paid in capital: NT$5.80 billion

    Listed on OTC: 2 Mar 2001

    Public since: 26 Oct 1990

    Website: www.saswafer.com

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  • Latest stock
    SAS [5483] historical stock price (NT$)
    DateVolume (k)TransactionsValueOpenHighLowCloseChangeAskBid
    30-Jan 3,936 2,059 195,648,850 49.50 50.00 49.30 49.65+0.55+1.12% 49.65 49.70
    29-Jan 1,861 1,302 91,457,150 49.30 49.45 49.05 49.10-0.15-0.30% 49.10 49.15
    28-Jan 2,922 1,436 144,740,450 49.20 49.75 49.05 49.25+0.05+0.10% 49.25 49.35
    27-Jan 2,569   49.00 49.45 48.90 49.20+0.35+0.72%  
    26-Jan 3,342 1,993 163,560,500 49.10 49.60 48.60 48.85-0.25-0.51% 48.80 48.85
    23-Jan 3,843 2,175 189,656,700 49.50 49.80 49.10 49.10-0.40-0.81% 49.10 49.15
    22-Jan 4,498 2,204 223,833,400 50.00 50.40 49.40 49.50-0.60-1.20% 49.50 49.55
    • Source: TSE, compiled by Digitimes
    Latest sales

    SAS: Consolidated revenues, Dec 2013 - Dec 2014 (NT$m)

    Month

    Sales

    M/M

    Y/Y

    YTD

    Y/Y

    Dec-14

    2,488

    4.4%

    21.6%

    27,885

    25.5%

    Nov-14

    2,384

    (2.7%)

    23.5%

    25,397

    25.9%

    Oct-14

    2,451

    (2.1%)

    29.7%

    23,013

    26.2%

    Sep-14

    2,505

    12.8%

    31.9%

    20,562

    25.8%

    Aug-14

    2,221

    (1.5%)

    (3.8%)

    18,058

    25%

    Jul-14

    2,254

    (9.1%)

    19.7%

    15,837

    30.5%

    Jun-14

    2,479

    4.1%

    32.2%

    13,583

    32.4%

    May-14

    2,381

    0.3%

    35.2%

    11,104

    32.5%

    Apr-14

    2,375

    1.9%

    39.2%

    8,722

    31.8%

    Mar-14

    2,332

    7%

    34%

    6,347

    29.2%

    Feb-14

    2,181

    18.9%

    40.9%

    4,015

    26.6%

    Jan-14

    1,835

    (10.3%)

    13%

    1,835

    13%

    Dec-13

    2,046

    6%

    13.7%

    22,213

    16.5%

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

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

    Quarter

    Sales

    Q/Q

    Y/Y

    YTD

    Y/Y

    3Q-14

    7,001

    (3%)

    14.8%

    20,563

    25.7%

    2Q-14

    7,214

    13.6%

    34.8%

    13,563

    32.1%

    1Q-14

    6,348

    8.4%

    29.2%

    6,348

    29.2%

    4Q-13

    5,855

    (4%)

    18.8%

    22,215

    20.8%

    3Q-13

    6,096

    13.9%

    15.3%

    16,360

    21.5%

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

    Latest balance sheet and income statement

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

    Item

    3Q-2014

    2Q-2014

    1Q-2014

    4Q-2013

    3Q-2013

    Current assets

    16,290,097

    17,130,817

    15,192,762

    13,865,278

    15,372,837

    Intangible assets

    668,443

    657,075

    670,499

    656,780

    651,758

    Non-current assets

    25,240,188

    26,066,205

    25,903,704

    25,808,364

    26,303,927

    Assets

    41,530,285

    43,197,022

    41,096,466

    39,673,642

    41,676,764

    Current liabilities

    9,485,592

    11,455,398

    9,731,202

    9,107,014

    11,960,108

    Non-current liabilities

    10,503,111

    10,486,525

    10,078,286

    9,980,737

    9,022,492

    Liabilities

    19,988,703

    21,941,923

    19,809,488

    19,087,751

    20,982,600

    Stockholders' equity

    21,541,582

    21,255,099

    21,286,978

    20,585,891

    20,694,164

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

    SAS: 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

    7,000,649

     

    7,214,316

     

    6,348,330

     

    5,854,868

     

    6,096,048

     

    Operating revenue

    7,000,649

    100%

    7,214,316

    100%

    6,348,330

    100%

    5,854,868

    100%

    6,096,048

    100%

    Gross profit (loss) from operations

    925,546

    13.2%

    872,079

    12.1%

    1,006,657

    15.9%

    545,608

    9.3%

    840,505

    13.8%

    Operating expenses

    507,120

    7.2%

    357,269

    5%

    560,320

    8.8%

    424,679

    7.3%

    487,455

    8%

    Operating income (loss)

    418,426

    6%

    514,810

    7.1%

    446,337

    7%

    120,929

    2.1%

    353,050

    5.8%

    Non-operating expenses and losses

    141,581

    2%

    -41,330

    -0.6%

    126,354

    2%

    -113,189

    -1.9%

    -271,801

    -4.5%

    Income from continuing operations before income tax

    560,007

    8%

    473,480

    6.6%

    572,691

    9%

    7,740

    0.1%

    81,249

    1.3%

    Net income (loss)

    514,833

    7.4%

    449,083

    6.2%

    509,371

    8%

    -44,318

    -0.8%

    57,917

    1%

    Diluted earnings per share (NT$)

    0.9

     

    0.7

     

    0.9

     

     

     

    0.1

     

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

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