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Julian Ho, Taipei; Adam Hwang, DIGITIMES [Friday 20 June 2014]
  • Epistar
  • Performance
    The company's stock price closed at NT$61.3 on the TSE on Wednesday, December 17, 2014.
    The company has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1,771 million for November 2014, representing a 7.6% drop on month and 14.7% drop on year.
    For the third quarter of 2014, the company totaled NT$7,629 million in consolidated revenues, down 6.1% sequentially and up 32.6% 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$9.36 billion

    Listed on TSE: 25 May 2001

    Website: www.epistar.com.tw

  • On display
  • Latest stock
    Epistar [2448] historical stock price (NT$)
    DateVolume (k)TransactionsValueOpenHighLowCloseChangeAskBid
    18-Dec 5,955   62.10 62.50 61.80 62.40+1.10+1.79%  
    17-Dec 17,651 7,796 1,091,979,863 61.00 62.80 60.20 61.30+1.30+2.17% 61.40 61.30
    16-Dec 5,504 2,700 335,304,493 61.00 61.80 60.00 60.00-1.40-2.28% 60.10 60.00
    15-Dec 6,513 3,649 396,534,507 59.50 61.80 59.50 61.40+1.30+2.16% 61.40 61.30
    12-Dec 6,622 3,275 396,214,420 59.10 60.30 59.10 60.10+1.10+1.86% 60.10 60.00
    11-Dec 4,328 2,381 255,584,529 59.40 59.40 58.70 59.00-0.60-1.01% 59.00 58.90
    10-Dec 6,106 2,899 360,623,977 58.70 59.60 58.50 59.60+0.60+1.02% 59.60 59.50
    9-Dec 3,836 1,901 226,868,290 59.30 59.80 58.70 59.00-0.90-1.50% 59.10 59.00
    • Source: TSE, compiled by Digitimes
    Latest sales

    Epistar: Consolidated revenues, Nov 2013 - Nov 2014 (NT$m)

    Month

    Sales

    M/M

    Y/Y

    YTD

    Y/Y

    Nov-14

    1,771

    (7.6%)

    (14.7%)

    25,685

    27.1%

    Oct-14

    1,917

    (15.5%)

    (3.3%)

    23,914

    31.9%

    Sep-14

    2,269

    (11.9%)

    21.6%

    21,996

    36.2%

    Aug-14

    2,575

    (7.6%)

    30.6%

    19,728

    38.2%

    Jul-14

    2,786

    (1.2%)

    45.3%

    17,153

    39.4%

    Jun-14

    2,820

    0.9%

    46.5%

    14,367

    38.3%

    May-14

    2,796

    11.4%

    25.8%

    11,547

    36.4%

    Apr-14

    2,510

    5.9%

    30.8%

    8,751

    40.2%

    Mar-14

    2,370

    19.5%

    38.3%

    6,241

    44.3%

    Feb-14

    1,982

    5%

    57.5%

    3,871

    48.3%

    Jan-14

    1,889

    (7.7%)

    39.7%

    1,889

    39.7%

    Dec-13

    2,047

    (1.4%)

    61.5%

    22,250

    11.6%

    Nov-13

    2,075

    4.7%

    39.8%

    20,203

    8.3%

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

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

    Quarter

    Sales

    Q/Q

    Y/Y

    YTD

    Y/Y

    3Q-14

    7,629

    (6.1%)

    32.6%

    21,996

    36.2%

    2Q-14

    8,126

    30.2%

    33.9%

    14,367

    38.2%

    1Q-14

    6,241

    2.4%

    44.3%

    6,241

    44.3%

    4Q-13

    6,095

    5.9%

    37.1%

    22,241

    11.6%

    3Q-13

    5,754

    (5.2%)

    1.4%

    16,147

    4.3%

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

    Latest balance sheet and income statement

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

    Item

    3Q-2014

    2Q-2014

    1Q-2014

    4Q-2013

    3Q-2013

    Current assets

    33,216,670

    29,651,775

    28,967,601

    36,249,273

    35,271,156

    Intangible assets

    4,309,544

    4,352,114

    4,366,203

    4,291,051

    4,192,892

    Non-current assets

    39,865,532

    40,633,681

    40,419,437

    39,746,760

    39,866,122

    Assets

    73,082,202

    70,285,456

    69,387,038

    75,996,033

    75,137,278

    Current liabilities

    13,725,307

    13,027,887

    11,674,858

    18,453,138

    17,841,335

    Non-current liabilities

    10,120,102

    9,743,115

    10,362,269

    9,939,982

    9,840,286

    Liabilities

    23,845,409

    22,771,002

    22,037,127

    28,393,120

    27,681,621

    Stockholders' equity

    49,236,793

    47,514,454

    47,349,911

    47,602,913

    47,455,657

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

    Epistar: 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

    Operating revenue

    7,629,113

     

    8,126,349

     

    6,240,741

     

    6,094,786

     

    5,753,930

     

    Gross profit (loss) from operations

    1,718,607

    22.5%

    1,741,203

    21.4%

    950,726

    15.2%

    799,157

    13.1%

    925,591

    16.1%

    Operating expenses

    912,889

    12%

    744,404

    9.2%

    689,283

    11%

    725,792

    11.9%

    788,396

    13.7%

    Operating income (loss)

    854,932

    11.2%

    1,045,769

    12.9%

    319,010

    5.1%

    155,182

    2.5%

    204,410

    3.6%

    Non-operating expenses and losses

    1,322,661

    17.3%

    -171,053

    -2.1%

    -1,266,144

    -20.3%

    -152,755

    -2.5%

    -281,484

    -4.9%

    Income from continuing operations before income tax

    2,177,593

    28.5%

    874,716

    10.8%

    -947,134

    -15.2%

    2,427

    0%

    -77,074

    -1.3%

    Net income (loss)

    1,822,440

    23.9%

    746,805

    9.2%

    -852,505

    -13.7%

    26,363

    0.4%

    -65,302

    -1.1%

    Diluted earnings per share (NT$)

    1.8

     

    0.8

     

    -0.9

     

    0

     

    -0.1

     

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

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