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Taiwan LED firms hold rosy business outlook for 2Q14 - related company info
Julian Ho, Taipei; Adam Hwang, DIGITIMES [Monday 21 April 2014]
  • Epistar
  • Performance
    The company's stock price closed at NT$20.75 on the TSE on Friday, April 29, 2016.
    The company has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2,233 million for March 2016, representing a 35.8% increase on month and 5.6% drop on year.
    For the fourth quarter of 2015, the company totaled NT$5,917 million in consolidated revenues, down 4.2% sequentially and up 3.5% 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$11.00 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
    3-May 6,657 2,415 137,813,495 20.80 21.05 20.40 20.55-0.20-0.96% 20.60 20.55
    29-Apr 13,626 4,675 274,774,106 19.00 20.75 19.00 20.75-0.10-0.48% 20.75 20.70
    28-Apr 11,856 4,063 249,539,452 21.50 21.50 20.85 20.85-0.60-2.80% 20.90 20.85
    27-Apr 5,990 2,554 129,590,774 21.95 21.95 21.45 21.45-0.50-2.28% 21.50 21.45
    26-Apr 5,692 2,256 124,021,106 21.50 21.95 21.50 21.95+0.05+0.23% 21.95 21.90
    25-Apr 5,485 2,283 119,238,516 21.55 21.95 21.45 21.90+0.50+2.34% 21.90 21.80
    • Source: TSE, compiled by Digitimes
    Latest sales

    Epistar: Consolidated revenues, Mar 2015 - Mar 2016 (NT$m)

    Month

    Sales

    M/M

    Y/Y

    YTD

    Y/Y

    Mar-16

    2,233

    35.8%

    (5.6%)

    6,058

    (8.9%)

    Feb-16

    1,644

    (24.6%)

    (11.8%)

    3,825

    (10.6%)

    Jan-16

    2,181

    1%

    (9.7%)

    2,181

    (9.7%)

    Dec-15

    2,160

    19.1%

    6.5%

    25,512

    (8.2%)

    Nov-15

    1,813

    (6.9%)

    2.4%

    23,352

    (9.3%)

    Oct-15

    1,947

    (9.3%)

    1.5%

    21,540

    (10.2%)

    Sep-15

    2,147

    11.8%

    (5.4%)

    19,593

    (11.2%)

    Aug-15

    1,920

    (9.1%)

    (25.4%)

    17,446

    (11.9%)

    Jul-15

    2,111

    10.1%

    (24.2%)

    15,526

    (9.8%)

    Jun-15

    1,918

    (15.5%)

    (32%)

    13,415

    (7.1%)

    May-15

    2,270

    (12.1%)

    (18.8%)

    11,498

    (1%)

    Apr-15

    2,582

    9.2%

    2.9%

    9,228

    4.7%

    Mar-15

    2,365

    26.9%

    (0.2%)

    6,646

    5.4%

    *Figures are consolidated
    Source: TSE, compiled by Digitimes, May 2016

    Epistar: Consolidated revenues, 4Q14 - 4Q15 (NT$m)

    Quarter

    Sales

    Q/Q

    Y/Y

    YTD

    Y/Y

    4Q-15

    5,917

    (4.2%)

    3.5%

    25,510

    (8%)

    3Q-15

    6,177

    (8.8%)

    (19%)

    19,593

    (10.9%)

    2Q-15

    6,770

    1.9%

    (16.7%)

    13,415

    (6.6%)

    1Q-15

    6,646

    16.2%

    6.5%

    6,646

    6.5%

    4Q-14

    5,717

    (25.1%)

    (6.2%)

    27,713

    24.6%

    *Figures are consolidated
    Source: TSE, compiled by Digitimes, May 2016

    Latest balance sheet and income statement

    Epistar: Consolidated balance sheet, 4Q14 - 4Q15 (NT$k)

    Item

    4Q-2015

    3Q-2015

    2Q-2015

    1Q-2015

    4Q-2014

    Current assets

    30,885,730

    33,686,915

    38,346,929

    37,498,373

    38,110,629

    Intangible assets

    7,994,637

    8,100,007

    6,914,123

    6,600,513

    6,582,803

    Non-current assets

    52,246,194

    52,795,751

    52,082,757

    53,631,771

    53,723,246

    Assets

    83,131,924

    86,482,666

    90,429,686

    91,130,144

    91,833,875

    Current liabilities

    22,001,168

    22,355,236

    18,892,470

    19,073,169

    19,654,313

    Non-current liabilities

    5,485,999

    5,771,742

    11,498,673

    10,658,731

    11,177,464

    Liabilities

    27,487,167

    28,126,978

    30,391,143

    29,731,900

    30,831,777

    Stockholders' equity

    55,644,757

    58,355,688

    60,038,543

    61,398,244

    61,002,098

    *Figures are consolidated
    Source: TSE, compiled by Digitimes, May 2016

    Epistar: Consolidated income statement, 4Q14 - 4Q15 (NT$k)

    Item

    4Q-2015

    3Q-2015

    2Q-2015

    1Q-2015

    4Q-2014

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    Operating revenue

    5,917,034

     

    6,177,301

     

    6,769,878

     

    6,645,576

     

    5,716,953

     

    Gross profit (loss) from operations

    -968,219

    -16.4%

    -319,922

    -5.2%

    625,591

    9.2%

    781,856

    11.8%

    868,829

    15.2%

    Operating expenses

    1,063,222

    18%

    1,000,639

    16.2%

    1,002,548

    14.8%

    829,416

    12.5%

    752,532

    13.2%

    Operating income (loss)

    -1,964,579

    -33.2%

    -1,244,484

    -20.1%

    -322,523

    -4.8%

    21,039

    0.3%

    168,875

    3%

    Non-operating expenses and losses

    -1,050,599

    -17.8%

    -106,605

    -1.7%

    162,499

    2.4%

    884,380

    13.3%

    -77,968

    -1.4%

    Income from continuing operations before income tax

    -3,015,178

    -51%

    -1,351,089

    -21.9%

    -160,024

    -2.4%

    905,419

    13.6%

    90,907

    1.6%

    Net income (loss)

    -2,740,661

    -46.3%

    -1,191,972

    -19.3%

    -99,066

    -1.5%

    714,117

    10.7%

    86,207

    1.5%

    Diluted earnings per share (NT$)

    -2

     

    -1

     

    -0.3

     

    0.2

     

    0.2

     

    *Figures are consolidated
    Source: TSE, compiled by Digitimes, May 2016

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