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Josephine Lien, Taipei; Steve Shen, DIGITIMES [Wednesday 23 April 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$11.3 on the TSE on Thursday, May 5, 2016.
    The company has reported consolidated revenues of NT$12,919 million for March 2016, representing a 36.3% increase on month and 1.6% increase on year.
    For the fourth quarter of 2015, the company totaled NT$33,849 million in consolidated revenues, down 4.2% sequentially and down 9.1% 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$127.58 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
    6-May 28,363   11.30 11.35 11.20 11.25-0.05-0.44%  
    5-May 48,218 9,249 547,220,301 11.40 11.45 11.25 11.30-0.15-1.31% 11.35 11.30
    4-May 60,940 10,435 697,809,569 11.55 11.60 11.35 11.45-0.20-1.72% 11.50 11.45
    3-May 39,129 7,139 458,615,699 11.90 11.95 11.60 11.65-0.35-2.92% 11.70 11.65
    29-Apr 31,628 5,479 377,292,606 11.90 12.00 11.85 12.00+0.00+0.00% 12.05 12.00
    28-Apr 101,652 15,536 1,232,503,218 12.45 12.45 11.85 12.00-0.55-4.38% 12.05 12.00
    27-Apr 30,163 7,668 378,625,753 12.60 12.65 12.50 12.55-0.15-1.18% 12.55 12.50
    • Source: TSE, compiled by Digitimes
    Latest sales

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

    Month

    Sales

    M/M

    Y/Y

    YTD

    Y/Y

    Mar-16

    12,919

    36.3%

    1.6%

    34,404

    (8.6%)

    Feb-16

    9,478

    (21.1%)

    (21.4%)

    21,485

    (13.9%)

    Jan-16

    12,007

    12.5%

    (6.8%)

    12,007

    (6.8%)

    Dec-15

    10,673

    (4%)

    (12.6%)

    144,830

    3.4%

    Nov-15

    11,117

    (7.8%)

    (3.6%)

    134,157

    5%

    Oct-15

    12,059

    15.7%

    (10.7%)

    123,040

    5.8%

    Sep-15

    10,425

    (14.5%)

    (14.9%)

    110,981

    8%

    Aug-15

    12,191

    (4%)

    6.8%

    100,556

    11.1%

    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%

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

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

    Quarter

    Sales

    Q/Q

    Y/Y

    YTD

    Y/Y

    4Q-15

    33,849

    (4.2%)

    (9.1%)

    144,830

    3.4%

    3Q-15

    35,320

    (7.1%)

    0.3%

    110,981

    8%

    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%

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

    Latest balance sheet and income statement

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

    Item

    4Q-2015

    3Q-2015

    2Q-2015

    1Q-2015

    4Q-2014

    Current assets

    94,816,521

    95,032,421

    109,220,849

    101,033,611

    96,863,149

    Intangible assets

    4,504,088

    4,549,283

    4,448,984

    4,492,321

    4,532,938

    Non-current assets

    242,550,289

    234,179,670

    222,034,769

    220,031,195

    216,382,499

    Assets

    337,366,810

    329,212,091

    331,255,618

    321,064,806

    313,245,648

    Current liabilities

    48,245,518

    44,470,097

    43,485,455

    44,442,945

    48,106,076

    Non-current liabilities

    60,303,889

    60,743,852

    63,387,676

    47,359,629

    40,130,721

    Liabilities

    108,549,407

    105,213,949

    106,873,131

    91,802,574

    88,236,797

    Stockholders' equity

    228,817,403

    223,998,142

    224,382,487

    229,262,232

    225,008,851

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

    UMC: 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

    Gross sales

    32,811,676

     

    34,395,252

     

    36,727,393

     

    36,706,417

     

    34,471,597

     

    Operating revenue

    33,849,382

    103.2%

    35,319,841

    102.7%

    38,011,554

    103.5%

    37,649,644

    102.6%

    37,235,290

    108%

    Gross profit (loss) from operations

    6,979,333

    21.3%

    6,910,603

    20.1%

    8,723,482

    23.8%

    9,155,109

    24.9%

    10,185,685

    29.5%

    Operating expenses

    5,065,485

    15.4%

    5,126,083

    14.9%

    4,863,745

    13.2%

    4,913,823

    13.4%

    5,671,709

    16.5%

    Operating income (loss)

    1,879,792

    5.7%

    980,762

    2.9%

    3,876,431

    10.6%

    4,098,672

    11.2%

    4,532,439

    13.1%

    Non-operating expenses and losses

    906,656

    2.8%

    410,429

    1.2%

    1,303,965

    3.6%

    255,438

    0.7%

    842,885

    2.4%

    Income from continuing operations before income tax

    2,786,448

    8.5%

    1,391,191

    4%

    5,180,396

    14.1%

    4,354,110

    11.9%

    5,375,324

    15.6%

    Net income (loss)

    3,071,094

    9.4%

    1,307,045

    3.8%

    4,545,040

    12.4%

    3,912,472

    10.7%

    4,463,717

    12.9%

    Diluted earnings per share (NT$)

    0.2

     

    0.1

     

    0.4

     

    0.3

     

    0.4

     

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

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