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High-end LED supply 20-30% short of demand, says Epistar chairman - related company info
Julian Ho, Taipei; Adam Hwang, DIGITIMES [Friday 20 June 2014]
  • Epistar
  • Performance
    The company's stock price closed at NT$31.9 on the TSE on Monday, May 22, 2017.
    The company has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2,188 million for April 2017, representing a 1.9% drop on month and 4.5% drop on year.
    For the first quarter of 2017, the company totaled NT$5,731 million in consolidated revenues, down 9.5% sequentially and down 5.4% 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

  • On display
  • Latest stock
    Epistar [2448] historical stock price (NT$)
    DateVolume (k)TransactionsValueOpenHighLowCloseChangeAskBid
    23-May 12,863 4,850 409,977,715 31.90 32.30 31.55 31.55-0.35-1.10% 31.55 31.60
    22-May 7,769 2,744 247,088,669 31.95 32.15 31.60 31.90+0.35+1.11% 31.85 31.90
    19-May 12,041 4,198 378,908,952 31.50 31.70 31.15 31.55+0.45+1.45% 31.55 31.60
    18-May 17,633 7,686 550,798,485 31.10 31.65 30.95 31.10-0.90-2.81% 31.10 31.15
    17-May 14,610 5,875 466,820,469 32.30 32.40 31.80 32.00-0.50-1.54% 32.00 32.05
    16-May 18,151 6,823 591,670,188 33.00 33.15 32.30 32.50-0.80-2.40% 32.50 32.55
    15-May 33,009 11,374 1,096,779,387 32.80 33.50 32.60 33.30+0.70+2.15% 33.25 33.30
    • Source: TSE, compiled by Digitimes
    Latest sales

    Epistar: Consolidated revenues, Apr 2016 - Apr 2017 (NT$m)

    Month

    Sales

    M/M

    Y/Y

    YTD

    Y/Y

    Apr-17

    2,188

    (1.9%)

    (4.5%)

    7,923

    (5.1%)

    Mar-17

    2,231

    22.5%

    (0.1%)

    5,735

    (5.3%)

    Feb-17

    1,822

    8.3%

    10.8%

    3,504

    (8.4%)

    Jan-17

    1,682

    (18.6%)

    (22.9%)

    1,682

    (22.9%)

    Dec-16

    2,066

    (3.3%)

    (4.3%)

    25,539

    0.1%

    Nov-16

    2,136

    0.2%

    17.8%

    23,473

    0.5%

    Oct-16

    2,132

    (2.9%)

    9.5%

    21,337

    (0.9%)

    Sep-16

    2,196

    (0.9%)

    2.3%

    19,205

    (2%)

    Aug-16

    2,216

    1.6%

    15.4%

    17,010

    (2.5%)

    Jul-16

    2,181

    3.5%

    3.3%

    14,794

    (4.7%)

    Jun-16

    2,107

    (2.3%)

    9.9%

    12,613

    (6%)

    May-16

    2,157

    (5.9%)

    (5%)

    10,506

    (8.6%)

    Apr-16

    2,292

    2.7%

    (11.3%)

    8,349

    (9.5%)

    *Figures are consolidated
    Source: TSE, compiled by Digitimes, May 2017

    Epistar: Consolidated revenues, 1Q16 - 1Q17 (NT$m)

    Quarter

    Sales

    Q/Q

    Y/Y

    YTD

    Y/Y

    1Q-17

    5,731

    (9.5%)

    (5.4%)

    5,731

    (5.4%)

    4Q-16

    6,334

    (3.9%)

    7.1%

    25,539

    0.1%

    3Q-16

    6,592

    0.6%

    6.7%

    19,205

    (2%)

    2Q-16

    6,555

    8.2%

    (3.2%)

    12,613

    (6%)

    1Q-16

    6,058

    2.4%

    (8.9%)

    6,058

    (8.9%)

    *Figures are consolidated
    Source: TSE, compiled by Digitimes, May 2017

    Latest balance sheet and income statement

    Epistar: Consolidated balance sheet, 1Q16 - 1Q17 (NT$k)

    Item

    1Q-2017

    4Q-2016

    3Q-2016

    2Q-2016

    1Q-2016

    Current assets

    23,801,035

    24,798,264

    23,751,553

    33,196,529

    29,813,368

    Intangible assets

    7,960,951

    8,007,219

    8,019,966

    7,873,547

    7,907,461

    Non-current assets

    43,175,008

    44,299,170

    47,138,814

    47,057,270

    50,752,290

    Assets

    66,976,043

    69,097,434

    70,890,367

    80,253,799

    80,565,658

    Current liabilities

    9,229,410

    10,214,070

    11,266,799

    20,061,924

    20,971,803

    Non-current liabilities

    7,199,626

    7,899,368

    8,213,003

    8,543,135

    5,745,438

    Liabilities

    16,429,036

    18,113,438

    19,479,802

    28,605,059

    26,717,241

    Stockholders' equity

    50,547,007

    50,983,996

    51,410,565

    51,648,740

    53,848,417

    *Figures are consolidated
    Source: TSE, compiled by Digitimes, May 2017

    Epistar: Consolidated income statement, 1Q16 - 1Q17 (NT$k)

    Item

    1Q-2017

    4Q-2016

    3Q-2016

    2Q-2016

    1Q-2016

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    Operating revenue

    5,730,563

     

    6,334,099

     

    6,592,377

     

    6,555,077

     

    6,057,610

     

    Gross profit (loss) from operations

    1,130,711

    19.7%

    1,162,753

    18.4%

    902,256

    13.7%

    292,431

    4.5%

    -444,402

    -7.3%

    Operating expenses

    765,657

    13.4%

    802,775

    12.7%

    789,930

    12%

    782,215

    11.9%

    1,052,729

    17.4%

    Operating income (loss)

    417,042

    7.3%

    424,607

    6.7%

    189,614

    2.9%

    -432,292

    -6.6%

    -1,437,705

    -23.7%

    Non-operating expenses and losses

    -637,410

    -11.1%

    -760,820

    -12%

    -136,724

    -2.1%

    -1,092,129

    -16.7%

    -509,465

    -8.4%

    Income from continuing operations before income tax

    -220,368

    -3.8%

    -336,213

    -5.3%

    52,890

    0.8%

    -1,524,421

    -23.3%

    -1,947,170

    -32.1%

    Net income (loss)

    -284,146

    -5%

    -418,541

    -6.6%

    -52,917

    -0.8%

    -1,876,959

    -28.6%

    -1,664,335

    -27.5%

    Diluted earnings per share (NT$)

    -0.3

     

    -0.2

     

    0

     

    -1.7

     

    -1.5

     

    *Figures are consolidated
    Source: TSE, compiled by Digitimes, May 2017

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