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Josephine Lien, Taipei; Steve Shen, DIGITIMES [Thursday 12 June 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$15.75 on the TSE on Wednesday, March 4, 2015.
    The company has reported consolidated revenues of NT$12,883 million for January 2015, representing a 5.6% increase on month and 28% increase on year.
    For the third quarter of 2014, the company totaled NT$35,214 million in consolidated revenues, down 1.8% sequentially and up 5.4% 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
    5-Mar 37,195   15.70 15.85 15.65 15.75+0.00+0.00%  
    4-Mar 50,863 7,160 805,548,109 15.80 15.95 15.75 15.75-0.10-0.63% 15.80 15.75
    3-Mar 47,908 7,561 756,825,308 15.90 15.95 15.70 15.85+0.00+0.00% 15.85 15.80
    2-Mar 60,350 11,345 957,176,640 16.05 16.10 15.75 15.85-0.15-0.94% 15.90 15.85
    25-Feb 88,365 17,628 1,409,043,115 15.85 16.05 15.80 16.05+0.20+1.26% 16.05 16.00
    24-Feb 71,058 12,886 1,121,427,894 15.80 15.85 15.60 15.85+0.25+1.60% 15.85 15.80
    • Source: TSE, compiled by Digitimes
    Latest sales

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

    Month

    Sales

    M/M

    Y/Y

    YTD

    Y/Y

    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%

    Jun-14

    12,411

    4%

    15.3%

    67,563

    13.2%

    May-14

    11,930

    3.5%

    9.8%

    55,152

    12.7%

    Apr-14

    11,529

    2.1%

    12.1%

    43,222

    13.6%

    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%

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

    UMC: Consolidated revenues, 3Q13 - 3Q14 (NT$m)

    Quarter

    Sales

    Q/Q

    Y/Y

    YTD

    Y/Y

    3Q-14

    35,214

    (1.8%)

    5.4%

    102,777

    10.4%

    2Q-14

    35,869

    13.2%

    12.4%

    67,563

    13.2%

    1Q-14

    31,694

    3.2%

    14.1%

    31,694

    14.1%

    4Q-13

    30,719

    (8.1%)

    6.5%

    123,812

    7%

    3Q-13

    33,407

    4.7%

    10.7%

    93,093

    7.2%

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

    Latest balance sheet and income statement

    UMC: Consolidated balance sheet, 3Q13 - 3Q14 (NT$k)

    Item

    3Q-2014

    2Q-2014

    1Q-2014

    4Q-2013

    3Q-2013

    Current assets

    91,802,273

    98,373,859

    96,753,702

    88,796,224

    88,902,767

    Intangible assets

    4,472,090

    4,648,904

    4,555,177

    4,739,647

    4,808,838

    Non-current assets

    209,020,198

    205,424,572

    204,873,717

    207,106,605

    210,846,168

    Assets

    300,822,471

    303,798,431

    301,627,419

    295,902,829

    299,748,935

    Current liabilities

    45,443,867

    49,679,451

    49,235,637

    48,203,970

    52,268,518

    Non-current liabilities

    38,986,137

    39,006,239

    34,616,471

    35,257,683

    36,083,571

    Liabilities

    84,430,004

    88,685,690

    83,852,108

    83,461,653

    88,352,089

    Stockholders' equity

    216,392,467

    215,112,741

    217,775,311

    212,441,176

    211,396,846

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

    UMC: Consolidated income statement, 3Q13 - 3Q14 (NT$k)

    Item

    3Q-2014

    2Q-2014

    1Q-2014

    4Q-2013

    3Q-2013

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    Gross sales

    34,266,646

     

    35,041,306

     

    30,746,719

     

    29,645,507

     

    32,482,133

     

    Operating revenue

    35,213,850

    102.8%

    35,869,351

    102.4%

    31,693,585

    103.1%

    30,718,744

    103.6%

    33,406,772

    102.8%

    Gross profit (loss) from operations

    7,558,516

    22.1%

    8,206,810

    23.4%

    5,901,378

    19.2%

    5,557,258

    18.7%

    7,336,900

    22.6%

    Operating expenses

    5,269,538

    15.4%

    5,279,938

    15.1%

    5,016,196

    16.3%

    5,316,961

    17.9%

    4,894,439

    15.1%

    Operating income (loss)

    1,686,497

    4.9%

    2,916,757

    8.3%

    940,639

    3.1%

    193,880

    0.7%

    2,394,778

    7.4%

    Non-operating expenses and losses

    1,305,829

    3.8%

    937,306

    2.7%

    350,944

    1.1%

    888,627

    3%

    1,561,640

    4.8%

    Income from continuing operations before income tax

    2,992,326

    8.7%

    3,854,063

    11%

    1,291,583

    4.2%

    1,082,507

    3.7%

    3,956,418

    12.2%

    Net income (loss)

    2,579,339

    7.5%

    3,325,726

    9.5%

    1,110,807

    3.6%

    587,532

    2%

    3,365,561

    10.4%

    Diluted earnings per share (NT$)

    0.2

     

    0.3

     

    0.1

     

    0.1

     

    0.3

     

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

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