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Josephine Lien, Taipei; Steve Shen, DIGITIMES [Thursday 27 March 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$10.75 on the TSE on Monday, August 31, 2015.
    The company has reported consolidated revenues of NT$12,704 million for July 2015, representing a 5.3% increase on month and 10.1% increase on year.
    For the second quarter of 2015, the company totaled NT$38,012 million in consolidated revenues, up 1% sequentially and up 6% 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$127.06 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
    1-Sep 36,579 7,616 390,798,805 10.60 10.80 10.55 10.75+0.00+0.00% 10.75 10.70
    31-Aug 50,033 5,323 536,562,188 10.85 10.85 10.60 10.75-0.05-0.46% 10.80 10.75
    28-Aug 40,703 6,415 439,088,028 10.70 10.85 10.60 10.80+0.25+2.37% 10.85 10.80
    27-Aug 37,225 6,578 393,896,096 10.55 10.65 10.50 10.55+0.15+1.44% 10.60 10.55
    26-Aug 45,278 6,033 470,006,939 10.35 10.50 10.20 10.40-0.05-0.48% 10.45 10.40
    25-Aug 58,327 9,030 607,360,946 10.10 10.60 10.10 10.45+0.40+3.98% 10.50 10.45
    24-Aug 86,096 12,687 869,002,067 10.20 10.30 9.92 10.05-0.35-3.37% 10.10 10.05
    • Source: TSE, compiled by Digitimes
    Latest sales

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

    Month

    Sales

    M/M

    Y/Y

    YTD

    Y/Y

    Jul-15

    12,704

    5.3%

    10.1%

    88,365

    11.7%

    Jun-15

    12,060

    (6.7%)

    (2.8%)

    75,661

    12%

    May-15

    12,931

    (0.7%)

    8.4%

    63,601

    15.3%

    Apr-15

    13,021

    2.4%

    12.9%

    50,670

    17.2%

    Mar-15

    12,710

    5.4%

    12.6%

    37,650

    18.8%

    Feb-15

    12,056

    (6.4%)

    16.6%

    24,939

    22.2%

    Jan-15

    12,883

    5.6%

    28%

    12,883

    28%

    Dec-14

    12,204

    5.8%

    23.2%

    140,012

    13.1%

    Nov-14

    11,535

    (14.5%)

    11.5%

    127,808

    12.2%

    Oct-14

    13,496

    10.1%

    28.9%

    116,272

    12.3%

    Sep-14

    12,256

    7.4%

    13%

    102,777

    10.4%

    Aug-14

    11,415

    (1.1%)

    3.8%

    90,520

    10.1%

    Jul-14

    11,542

    (7%)

    (0.1%)

    79,105

    11%

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

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

    Quarter

    Sales

    Q/Q

    Y/Y

    YTD

    Y/Y

    2Q-15

    38,012

    1%

    6%

    75,661

    12%

    1Q-15

    37,650

    1.1%

    18.8%

    37,650

    18.8%

    4Q-14

    37,235

    5.7%

    21.2%

    140,012

    13.1%

    3Q-14

    35,214

    (1.8%)

    5.4%

    102,777

    10.4%

    2Q-14

    35,869

    13.2%

    12.4%

    67,563

    13.2%

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

    Latest balance sheet and income statement

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

    Item

    2Q-2015

    1Q-2015

    4Q-2014

    3Q-2014

    2Q-2014

    Current assets

    109,220,849

    101,033,611

    96,863,149

    91,802,273

    98,373,859

    Intangible assets

    4,448,984

    4,492,321

    4,532,938

    4,472,090

    4,648,904

    Non-current assets

    222,034,769

    220,031,195

    216,382,499

    209,020,198

    205,424,572

    Assets

    331,255,618

    321,064,806

    313,245,648

    300,822,471

    303,798,431

    Current liabilities

    43,485,455

    44,442,945

    48,106,076

    45,443,867

    49,679,451

    Non-current liabilities

    63,387,676

    47,359,629

    40,130,721

    38,986,137

    39,006,239

    Liabilities

    106,873,131

    91,802,574

    88,236,797

    84,430,004

    88,685,690

    Stockholders' equity

    224,382,487

    229,262,232

    225,008,851

    216,392,467

    215,112,741

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

    UMC: 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

    Gross sales

    36,727,393

     

    36,706,417

     

    34,471,597

     

    34,266,646

     

    35,041,306

     

    Operating revenue

    38,011,554

    103.5%

    37,649,644

    102.6%

    37,235,290

    108%

    35,213,850

    102.8%

    35,869,351

    102.4%

    Gross profit (loss) from operations

    8,723,482

    23.8%

    9,155,109

    24.9%

    10,185,685

    29.5%

    7,558,516

    22.1%

    8,206,810

    23.4%

    Operating expenses

    4,863,745

    13.2%

    4,913,823

    13.4%

    5,671,709

    16.5%

    5,269,538

    15.4%

    5,279,938

    15.1%

    Operating income (loss)

    3,876,431

    10.6%

    4,098,672

    11.2%

    4,532,439

    13.1%

    1,686,497

    4.9%

    2,916,757

    8.3%

    Non-operating expenses and losses

    1,303,965

    3.6%

    255,438

    0.7%

    842,885

    2.4%

    1,305,829

    3.8%

    937,306

    2.7%

    Income from continuing operations before income tax

    5,180,396

    14.1%

    4,354,110

    11.9%

    5,375,324

    15.6%

    2,992,326

    8.7%

    3,854,063

    11%

    Net income (loss)

    4,545,040

    12.4%

    3,912,472

    10.7%

    4,463,717

    12.9%

    2,579,339

    7.5%

    3,325,726

    9.5%

    Diluted earnings per share (NT$)

    0.4

     

    0.3

     

    0.4

     

    0.2

     

    0.3

     

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

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