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Acer to use thin-film touch technology in notebooks and tablets released in 2014 - related company info
Sammi Huang, Taipei; Alex Wolfgram, DIGITIMES [Wednesday 22 January 2014]
  • Acer
  • Performance
    The company's stock price closed at NT$20.6 on the TSE on Monday, April 27, 2015.
    The company has reported consolidated revenues of NT$24,744 million for March 2015, representing a 19.9% increase on month and 19.6% drop on year.
    For the fourth quarter of 2014, the company totaled NT$85,937 million in consolidated revenues, up 0.3% sequentially and down 0.8% on year.
    Brief

    Full name: Acer

    Chinese name: 宏碁股份有限公司

    Short name: Acer

    Stock code: 2353

    Tax ID: 20828393

    Market: TSE

    Established: 1 Aug 1976

    Paid in capital: NT$27.79 billion

    Listed on TSE: 18 Sep 1996

    Website: www.acer.com

  • On display
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  • Latest stock
    Acer [2353] historical stock price (NT$)
    DateVolume (k)TransactionsValueOpenHighLowCloseChangeAskBid
    28-Apr 10,380 3,479 211,457,956 20.60 20.60 20.20 20.25-0.35-1.70% 20.30 20.25
    27-Apr 20,646 5,931 425,102,625 20.40 20.90 20.25 20.60+0.40+1.98% 20.60 20.55
    24-Apr 14,979 4,737 303,236,227 20.20 20.35 20.10 20.20+0.15+0.75% 20.25 20.20
    23-Apr 12,769 4,941 255,191,988 19.95 20.10 19.85 20.05+0.25+1.26% 20.05 20.00
    22-Apr 9,649 2,938 191,697,814 19.80 20.10 19.75 19.80+0.05+0.25% 19.85 19.80
    21-Apr 10,145 3,243 201,527,296 19.90 20.10 19.75 19.75-0.10-0.50% 19.80 19.75
    20-Apr 11,566 3,928 230,457,541 20.00 20.05 19.80 19.85-0.15-0.75% 19.90 19.85
    • Source: TSE, compiled by Digitimes
    Latest sales

    Acer: Consolidated revenues, Mar 2014 - Mar 2015 (NT$m)

    Month

    Sales

    M/M

    Y/Y

    YTD

    Y/Y

    Mar-15

    24,744

    19.9%

    (19.6%)

    68,097

    (11.3%)

    Feb-15

    20,644

    (9.1%)

    (15.6%)

    43,353

    (5.6%)

    Jan-15

    22,709

    (21.6%)

    5.8%

    22,709

    5.8%

    Dec-14

    28,979

    1.7%

    2.1%

    329,835

    (8.4%)

    Nov-14

    28,489

    0.9%

    (7.3%)

    300,856

    (9.3%)

    Oct-14

    28,223

    (9.3%)

    2.4%

    272,368

    (9.5%)

    Sep-14

    31,100

    4.2%

    (5.7%)

    244,145

    (10.7%)

    Aug-14

    29,852

    18.9%

    5.2%

    213,044

    (11.4%)

    Jul-14

    25,112

    (31.3%)

    (12.1%)

    183,193

    (12.7%)

    Jun-14

    36,549

    43.1%

    (2.3%)

    158,080

    (12.8%)

    May-14

    25,547

    32.7%

    (2.9%)

    121,531

    (15.5%)

    Apr-14

    19,253

    (37.5%)

    (25.3%)

    95,984

    (18.4%)

    Mar-14

    30,792

    25.8%

    (17.6%)

    76,731

    (16.4%)

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

    Acer: Consolidated revenues, 4Q13 - 4Q14 (NT$m)

    Quarter

    Sales

    Q/Q

    Y/Y

    YTD

    Y/Y

    4Q-14

    85,937

    0.3%

    (0.8%)

    329,684

    (8.5%)

    3Q-14

    85,686

    5.4%

    (7%)

    243,747

    (10.9%)

    2Q-14

    81,337

    6%

    (9%)

    158,061

    (12.8%)

    1Q-14

    76,724

    (11.4%)

    (16.6%)

    76,724

    (16.6%)

    4Q-13

    86,636

    (6%)

    (14.7%)

    360,132

    (16.2%)

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

    Latest balance sheet and income statement

    Acer: Consolidated balance sheet, 4Q13 - 4Q14 (NT$k)

    Item

    4Q-2014

    3Q-2014

    2Q-2014

    1Q-2014

    4Q-2013

    Current assets

    150,885,170

    153,850,075

    146,943,000

    137,659,020

    147,088,855

    Intangible assets

    26,727,547

    26,056,676

    25,963,236

    28,819,181

    28,720,088

    Non-current assets

    40,209,867

    40,506,061

    40,845,456

    43,867,811

    43,410,855

    Assets

    191,095,037

    194,356,136

    187,788,456

    181,526,831

    190,499,710

    Current liabilities

    117,755,891

    121,471,464

    112,051,031

    103,388,416

    113,688,491

    Non-current liabilities

    12,709,296

    14,932,881

    18,667,595

    20,487,899

    20,559,849

    Liabilities

    130,465,187

    136,404,345

    130,718,626

    123,876,315

    134,248,340

    Stockholders' equity

    60,629,850

    57,951,791

    57,069,830

    57,650,516

    56,251,370

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

    Acer: Consolidated income statement, 4Q13 - 4Q14 (NT$k)

    Item

    4Q-2014

    3Q-2014

    2Q-2014

    1Q-2014

    4Q-2013

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    Operating revenue

    85,937,104

     

    85,686,365

     

    81,336,578

     

    76,724,224

     

    86,635,746

     

    Gross profit (loss) from operations

    7,361,484

    8.6%

    7,678,719

    9%

    7,527,558

    9.3%

    6,374,423

    8.3%

    966,437

    1.1%

    Operating expenses

    6,639,659

    7.7%

    6,607,237

    7.7%

    6,936,335

    8.5%

    6,384,047

    8.3%

    9,335,647

    10.8%

    Operating income (loss)

    814,234

    0.9%

    1,103,791

    1.3%

    662,396

    0.8%

    127,244

    0.2%

    -8,255,430

    -9.5%

    Non-operating expenses and losses

    76,260

    0.1%

    -53,583

    -0.1%

    -134,623

    -0.2%

    18,700

    0%

    -99,460

    -0.1%

    Income from continuing operations before income tax

    890,494

    1%

    1,050,208

    1.2%

    527,773

    0.6%

    145,944

    0.2%

    -8,354,890

    -9.6%

    Net income (loss)

    654,098

    0.8%

    650,660

    0.8%

    484,699

    0.6%

    1,127

    0%

    -7,570,823

    -8.7%

    Diluted earnings per share (NT$)

    0.2

     

    0.2

     

    0.2

     

    0

     

    -2.8

     

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

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