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UMC expects wafer shipments to rise slightly in 1Q14 - related company info
Josephine Lien, Taipei; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Monday 27 January 2014]
  • United Microelectronics Corporation
  •  United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) is engaged in the business of manufacturing or fabrication of ICs for applications in major sectors of semiconductor industry.

    Founded in 1980 and listed on Taiwan Stock Exchange in 1985, the company is best known for dedicated semiconductor foundry business maintaining a customer base across industries, including communication, consumer electronics, computer, memory and others.

    UMC employs approximately 12,000 people worldwide including operation sites in Taiwan, Japan, Singapore, Europe, and the United States.

  • Performance
    The company's stock price closed at NT$12.85 on the TSE on Thursday, April 17, 2014.
    The company has reported consolidated revenues of NT$11,289 million for March 2014, representing a 9.2% increase on month and 17.6% increase on year.
    For the fourth quarter of 2013, the company totaled NT$30,719 million in consolidated revenues, down 8.1% sequentially and up 6.5% on year.
    Brief

    Full name: United Microelectronics Corporation

    Chinese name: 聯華電子股份有限公司

    Short name: UMC

    Arconym: UMC

    Stock code: 2303

    Tax ID: 47217677

    Market: TSE

    Established: 22 May 1980

    Paid in capital: NT$126.54 billion

    Listed on TSE: 16 Jul 1985

    Public since: 30 May 1981

    Website: www.umc.com

  • On display
    • 300mm wafer from UMC with 11 copper layers

      SemiTech Taipei 2006: UMC showcases a 300mm wafer with 11 copper layers, manufactured on a 65nm process using triple-gate...

      Photo: Vyacheslav Sobolev, DigiTimes, May 4.

    • SEMICON Taiwan: Hermes Liu, UMC.

      SEMICON Taiwan: Hermes Liu from UMC delivering his presentation "Microloop brings foundry and fabless closer on 65nm yield...

      Photo: Vyacheslav Sobolev, DigiTimes, Sep 13.

  • Latest stock
    UMC [2303] historical stock price (NT$)
    DateVolume (k)TransactionsValueOpenHighLowCloseChangeAskBid
    18-Apr 18,181 3,879 234,790,986 12.95 13.00 12.85 12.95+0.10+0.78% 12.95 12.90
    17-Apr 27,876 5,869 359,145,904 12.95 12.95 12.85 12.85+0.00+0.00% 12.85 12.80
    16-Apr 35,522 5,895 457,822,088 13.00 13.00 12.85 12.85-0.10-0.77% 12.90 12.85
    15-Apr 28,930 6,236 374,249,180 13.00 13.00 12.85 12.95+0.00+0.00% 13.00 12.95
    14-Apr 20,823 3,345 270,218,541 13.05 13.05 12.90 12.95-0.15-1.15% 12.95 12.90
    • Source: TSE, compiled by Digitimes
    Latest sales

    UMC: Consolidated revenues, Mar 2013 - Mar 2014 (NT$m)

    Month

    Sales

    M/M

    Y/Y

    YTD

    Y/Y

    Mar-14

    11,289

    9.2%

    17.6%

    31,694

    14.1%

    Feb-14

    10,342

    2.8%

    18.5%

    20,404

    12.2%

    Jan-14

    10,063

    1.6%

    6.5%

    10,063

    6.5%

    Dec-13

    9,905

    (4.3%)

    13.7%

    123,812

    7%

    Nov-13

    10,345

    (1.2%)

    2.5%

    113,906

    6.5%

    Oct-13

    10,468

    (3.5%)

    4.1%

    103,561

    6.9%

    Sep-13

    10,851

    (1.3%)

    14.7%

    93,093

    7.2%

    Aug-13

    10,998

    (4.8%)

    6.2%

    82,242

    6.3%

    Jul-13

    11,558

    7.4%

    11.6%

    71,244

    6.3%

    Jun-13

    10,761

    (0.9%)

    11.2%

    59,686

    5.4%

    May-13

    10,863

    5.7%

    5.2%

    48,925

    4.2%

    Apr-13

    10,281

    7.1%

    (0.8%)

    38,062

    3.9%

    Mar-13

    9,599

    9.9%

    6.9%

    27,781

    5.8%

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

    UMC: Consolidated revenues, 4Q12 - 4Q13 (NT$m)

    Quarter

    Sales

    Q/Q

    Y/Y

    YTD

    Y/Y

    4Q-13

    30,719

    (8.1%)

    6.5%

    123,812

    7%

    3Q-13

    33,407

    4.7%

    10.7%

    93,093

    7.2%

    2Q-13

    31,905

    14.8%

    5%

    59,686

    5.4%

    1Q-13

    27,781

    (3.7%)

    5.8%

    27,781

    5.8%

    4Q-12

    28,854

    (4.4%)

    10.7%

    115,675

    (0.9%)

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

    Latest balance sheet and income statement

    UMC: Consolidated balance sheet, 4Q12 - 4Q13 (NT$k)

    Item

    4Q-2013

    3Q-2013

    2Q-2013

    1Q-2013

    4Q-2012

    Current assets

    88,796,224

    88,902,767

    92,899,530

    91,797,388

    80,027,131

    Intangible assets

    4,739,647

    4,808,838

    4,724,729

    2,978,473

    2,798,159

    Non-current assets

    207,106,605

    210,846,168

    210,192,343

    208,634,747

    203,011,574

    Assets

    295,902,829

    299,748,935

    303,091,873

    300,432,135

    283,038,705

    Current liabilities

    48,203,970

    52,268,518

    57,616,303

    37,300,419

    40,120,512

    Non-current liabilities

    35,257,683

    36,083,571

    35,571,589

    48,715,609

    38,387,153

    Liabilities

    83,461,653

    88,352,089

    93,187,892

    86,016,028

    78,507,665

    Stockholders' equity

    212,441,176

    211,396,846

    209,903,981

    214,416,107

    204,531,040

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

    UMC: Consolidated income statement, 4Q12 - 4Q13 (NT$k)

    Item

    4Q-2013

    3Q-2013

    2Q-2013

    1Q-2013

    4Q-2012

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    Gross sales

    29,645,507

     

    32,482,133

     

    30,955,534

     

    26,817,811

     

    28,258,995

     

    Operating revenue

    30,718,744

    103.6%

    33,406,772

    102.8%

    31,904,704

    103.1%

    27,781,416

    103.6%

    28,854,353

    102.1%

    Gross profit (loss) from operations

    5,557,258

    18.7%

    7,336,900

    22.6%

    6,177,310

    20%

    4,491,507

    16.7%

    3,237,350

    11.5%

    Operating expenses

    5,316,961

    17.9%

    4,894,439

    15.1%

    5,016,713

    16.2%

    4,177,410

    15.6%

    4,170,070

    14.8%

    Operating income (loss)

    193,880

    0.7%

    2,394,778

    7.4%

    1,149,469

    3.7%

    293,993

    1.1%

    -932,720

    -3.3%

    Non-operating revenues and gains

     

     

     

     

     

     

    7,248,702

    27%

    2,996,765

    10.6%

    Non-operating expenses and losses

    888,627

    3%

    1,561,640

    4.8%

    0

    0%

     

     

    1,379,884

    4.9%

    Income from continuing operations before income tax

    1,082,507

    3.7%

    3,956,418

    12.2%

    1,780,174

    5.8%

    7,542,695

    28.1%

    900,939

    3.2%

    Net income (loss)

    587,532

    2%

    3,365,561

    10.4%

    1,738,173

    5.6%

    6,413,694

    23.9%

    744,154

    2.6%

    Diluted earnings per share (NT$)

    0

     

    0.3

     

    0.1

     

    0.5

     

    0.1

     

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

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