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Julian Ho, Taipei; Adam Hwang, DIGITIMES [Tuesday 1 July 2014]
  • Epistar
  • Performance
    The company's stock price closed at NT$24.3 on the TSE on Wednesday, September 28, 2016.
    The company has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2,216 million for August 2016, representing a 1.6% increase on month and 15.4% increase on year.
    For the second quarter of 2016, the company totaled NT$6,555 million in consolidated revenues, up 8.2% sequentially and down 3.2% 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$11.00 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
    29-Sep 10,091 3,692 245,879,076 24.50 24.65 24.10 24.10-0.20-0.82% 24.10 24.15
    28-Sep 9,823   24.80 24.85 24.30 24.30-0.70-2.80%  
    27-Sep 9,823   24.80 24.85 24.30 24.30-0.70-2.80%  
    26-Sep 9,842 3,455 242,244,929 24.80 24.85 24.30 24.30-0.70-2.80% 24.30 24.35
    23-Sep 34,905 10,305 883,323,225 24.90 25.60 24.80 25.00+0.40+1.63% 25.00 25.05
    22-Sep 13,627 4,787 333,796,989 24.45 24.70 24.20 24.60+0.40+1.65% 24.60 24.65
    21-Sep 7,976 3,310 193,409,338 24.50 24.50 24.10 24.20-0.35-1.43% 24.20 24.25
    20-Sep 10,674 3,857 261,307,067 24.55 24.70 24.25 24.55+0.10+0.41% 24.55 24.60
    • Source: TSE, compiled by Digitimes
    Latest sales

    Epistar: Consolidated revenues, Aug 2015 - Aug 2016 (NT$m)

    Month

    Sales

    M/M

    Y/Y

    YTD

    Y/Y

    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%)

    Mar-16

    2,233

    35.8%

    (5.6%)

    6,058

    (8.9%)

    Feb-16

    1,644

    (24.6%)

    (11.8%)

    3,825

    (10.6%)

    Jan-16

    2,181

    1%

    (9.7%)

    2,181

    (9.7%)

    Dec-15

    2,160

    19.1%

    6.5%

    25,512

    (8.2%)

    Nov-15

    1,813

    (6.9%)

    2.4%

    23,352

    (9.3%)

    Oct-15

    1,947

    (9.3%)

    1.5%

    21,540

    (10.2%)

    Sep-15

    2,147

    11.8%

    (5.4%)

    19,593

    (11.2%)

    Aug-15

    1,920

    (9.1%)

    (25.4%)

    17,446

    (11.9%)

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

    Epistar: Consolidated revenues, 2Q15 - 2Q16 (NT$m)

    Quarter

    Sales

    Q/Q

    Y/Y

    YTD

    Y/Y

    2Q-16

    6,555

    8.2%

    (3.2%)

    12,613

    (6%)

    1Q-16

    6,058

    2.4%

    (8.9%)

    6,058

    (8.9%)

    4Q-15

    5,917

    (4.2%)

    3.5%

    25,510

    (8%)

    3Q-15

    6,177

    (8.8%)

    (19%)

    19,593

    (10.9%)

    2Q-15

    6,770

    1.9%

    (16.7%)

    13,415

    (6.6%)

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

    Latest balance sheet and income statement

    Epistar: Consolidated balance sheet, 2Q15 - 2Q16 (NT$k)

    Item

    2Q-2016

    1Q-2016

    4Q-2015

    3Q-2015

    2Q-2015

    Current assets

    33,196,529

    29,813,368

    30,885,730

    33,686,915

    38,346,929

    Intangible assets

    7,873,547

    7,907,461

    7,994,637

    8,100,007

    6,914,123

    Non-current assets

    47,057,270

    50,752,290

    52,246,194

    52,795,751

    52,082,757

    Assets

    80,253,799

    80,565,658

    83,131,924

    86,482,666

    90,429,686

    Current liabilities

    20,061,924

    20,971,803

    22,001,168

    22,355,236

    18,892,470

    Non-current liabilities

    8,543,135

    5,745,438

    5,485,999

    5,771,742

    11,498,673

    Liabilities

    28,605,059

    26,717,241

    27,487,167

    28,126,978

    30,391,143

    Stockholders' equity

    51,648,740

    53,848,417

    55,644,757

    58,355,688

    60,038,543

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

    Epistar: Consolidated income statement, 2Q15 - 2Q16 (NT$k)

    Item

    2Q-2016

    1Q-2016

    4Q-2015

    3Q-2015

    2Q-2015

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    Operating revenue

    6,555,077

     

    6,057,610

     

    5,917,034

     

    6,177,301

     

    6,769,878

     

    Gross profit (loss) from operations

    292,431

    4.5%

    -444,402

    -7.3%

    -968,219

    -16.4%

    -319,922

    -5.2%

    625,591

    9.2%

    Operating expenses

    782,215

    11.9%

    1,052,729

    17.4%

    1,063,222

    18%

    1,000,639

    16.2%

    1,002,548

    14.8%

    Operating income (loss)

    -432,292

    -6.6%

    -1,437,705

    -23.7%

    -1,964,579

    -33.2%

    -1,244,484

    -20.1%

    -322,523

    -4.8%

    Non-operating expenses and losses

    -1,092,129

    -16.7%

    -509,465

    -8.4%

    -1,050,599

    -17.8%

    -106,605

    -1.7%

    162,499

    2.4%

    Income from continuing operations before income tax

    -1,524,421

    -23.3%

    -1,947,170

    -32.1%

    -3,015,178

    -51%

    -1,351,089

    -21.9%

    -160,024

    -2.4%

    Net income (loss)

    -1,876,959

    -28.6%

    -1,664,335

    -27.5%

    -2,740,661

    -46.3%

    -1,191,972

    -19.3%

    -99,066

    -1.5%

    Diluted earnings per share (NT$)

    -1.7

     

    -1.5

     

    -2

     

    -1

     

    -0.3

     

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

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