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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$46.95 on the TSE on Monday, April 27, 2015.
    The company has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2,365 million for March 2015, representing a 26.9% increase on month and 0.2% drop on year.
    For the fourth quarter of 2014, the company totaled NT$5,717 million in consolidated revenues, down 25.1% sequentially and down 6.2% 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

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  • Latest stock
    Epistar [2448] historical stock price (NT$)
    DateVolume (k)TransactionsValueOpenHighLowCloseChangeAskBid
    28-Apr 11,583 6,051 535,447,202 47.00 47.10 45.80 45.80-1.15-2.45% 45.90 45.80
    27-Apr 12,262 6,200 580,682,873 48.00 48.30 46.95 46.95-0.75-1.57% 47.00 46.95
    24-Apr 19,043 8,814 899,270,969 46.55 47.90 46.45 47.70+1.50+3.25% 47.75 47.70
    23-Apr 11,191 5,510 516,163,922 46.05 46.40 45.80 46.20+0.50+1.09% 46.25 46.20
    22-Apr 10,686 4,752 488,066,142 45.90 46.25 45.30 45.70-0.05-0.11% 45.70 45.65
    21-Apr 10,172 5,482 468,334,457 46.00 46.50 45.60 45.75+0.25+0.55% 45.80 45.75
    20-Apr 8,431 3,929 385,955,830 45.40 46.25 45.40 45.50-0.20-0.44% 45.55 45.50
    • Source: TSE, compiled by Digitimes
    Latest sales

    Epistar: Consolidated revenues, Mar 2014 - Mar 2015 (NT$m)

    Month

    Sales

    M/M

    Y/Y

    YTD

    Y/Y

    Mar-15

    2,365

    26.9%

    (0.2%)

    6,646

    5.4%

    Feb-15

    1,864

    (22.8%)

    (8.1%)

    4,280

    10.6%

    Jan-15

    2,416

    19.1%

    27.9%

    2,416

    27.9%

    Dec-14

    2,029

    14.6%

    (0.9%)

    27,780

    24.9%

    Nov-14

    1,771

    (7.6%)

    (14.7%)

    25,752

    27.5%

    Oct-14

    1,917

    (15.5%)

    (3.3%)

    23,981

    32.3%

    Sep-14

    2,269

    (11.9%)

    21.6%

    22,063

    36.7%

    Aug-14

    2,575

    (7.6%)

    30.6%

    19,795

    38.6%

    Jul-14

    2,786

    (1.2%)

    45.3%

    17,220

    39.9%

    Jun-14

    2,820

    0.9%

    46.5%

    14,434

    38.9%

    May-14

    2,796

    11.4%

    25.8%

    11,614

    37.2%

    Apr-14

    2,510

    5.9%

    30.8%

    8,818

    41.3%

    Mar-14

    2,370

    15.6%

    38.3%

    6,308

    45.9%

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

    Epistar: Consolidated revenues, 4Q13 - 4Q14 (NT$m)

    Quarter

    Sales

    Q/Q

    Y/Y

    YTD

    Y/Y

    4Q-14

    5,717

    (25.1%)

    (6.2%)

    27,713

    24.6%

    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%

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

    Latest balance sheet and income statement

    Epistar: Consolidated balance sheet, 4Q13 - 4Q14 (NT$k)

    Item

    4Q-2014

    3Q-2014

    2Q-2014

    1Q-2014

    4Q-2013

    Current assets

    38,110,629

    33,216,670

    29,651,775

    28,967,601

    36,249,273

    Intangible assets

    6,582,803

    4,309,544

    4,352,114

    4,366,203

    4,291,051

    Non-current assets

    53,723,246

    39,865,532

    40,633,681

    40,419,437

    39,746,760

    Assets

    91,833,875

    73,082,202

    70,285,456

    69,387,038

    75,996,033

    Current liabilities

    19,654,313

    13,725,307

    13,027,887

    11,674,858

    18,453,138

    Non-current liabilities

    11,177,464

    10,120,102

    9,743,115

    10,362,269

    9,939,982

    Liabilities

    30,831,777

    23,845,409

    22,771,002

    22,037,127

    28,393,120

    Stockholders' equity

    61,002,098

    49,236,793

    47,514,454

    47,349,911

    47,602,913

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

    Epistar: Consolidated income statement, 4Q13 - 4Q14 (NT$k)

    Item

    4Q-2014

    3Q-2014

    2Q-2014

    1Q-2014

    4Q-2013

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    Operating revenue

    5,716,953

     

    7,629,113

     

    8,126,349

     

    6,240,741

     

    6,094,786

     

    Gross profit (loss) from operations

    868,829

    15.2%

    1,718,607

    22.5%

    1,741,203

    21.4%

    950,726

    15.2%

    799,157

    13.1%

    Operating expenses

    752,532

    13.2%

    912,889

    12%

    744,404

    9.2%

    689,283

    11%

    725,792

    11.9%

    Operating income (loss)

    168,875

    3%

    854,932

    11.2%

    1,045,769

    12.9%

    319,010

    5.1%

    155,182

    2.5%

    Non-operating expenses and losses

    -77,968

    -1.4%

    1,322,661

    17.3%

    -171,053

    -2.1%

    -1,266,144

    -20.3%

    -152,755

    -2.5%

    Income from continuing operations before income tax

    90,907

    1.6%

    2,177,593

    28.5%

    874,716

    10.8%

    -947,134

    -15.2%

    2,427

    0%

    Net income (loss)

    86,207

    1.5%

    1,822,440

    23.9%

    746,805

    9.2%

    -852,505

    -13.7%

    26,363

    0.4%

    Diluted earnings per share (NT$)

    0.2

     

    1.8

     

    0.8

     

    -0.9

     

    0

     

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

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