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Press release, July 2; Alex Wolfgram, DIGITIMES [Thursday 3 July 2014]
  • Epistar
  • Performance
    The company's stock price closed at NT$25.3 on the TSE on Thursday, July 28, 2016.
    The company has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2,107 million for June 2016, representing a 2.3% drop on month and 9.9% increase on year.
    For the first quarter of 2016, the company totaled NT$6,058 million in consolidated revenues, up 2.4% sequentially and down 8.9% 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-Jul 14,507   25.30 25.30 24.60 24.60-0.70-2.77%  
    28-Jul 25,001   25.85 26.00 25.20 25.30+0.00+0.00%  
    27-Jul 34,405 10,940 885,480,114 26.00 26.25 25.15 25.30-0.35-1.36% 25.35 25.30
    26-Jul 28,609 10,808 732,106,730 25.30 25.95 25.15 25.65+0.50+1.99% 25.65 25.60
    25-Jul 32,376 11,325 817,309,378 26.00 26.10 24.80 25.15-0.45-1.76% 25.15 25.10
    22-Jul 63,121 19,494 1,652,821,430 25.95 26.75 25.55 25.60+0.20+0.79% 25.60 25.55
    21-Jul 62,771 18,152 1,603,789,234 25.05 26.00 25.05 25.40+0.80+3.25% 25.45 25.40
    20-Jul 62,014 18,085 1,491,226,800 23.30 24.75 23.30 24.60+1.70+7.42% 24.60 24.55
    • Source: TSE, compiled by Digitimes
    Latest sales

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

    Month

    Sales

    M/M

    Y/Y

    YTD

    Y/Y

    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%)

    Jul-15

    2,111

    10.1%

    (24.2%)

    15,526

    (9.8%)

    Jun-15

    1,918

    (15.5%)

    (32%)

    13,415

    (7.1%)

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

    Epistar: Consolidated revenues, 1Q15 - 1Q16 (NT$m)

    Quarter

    Sales

    Q/Q

    Y/Y

    YTD

    Y/Y

    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%)

    1Q-15

    6,646

    16.2%

    6.5%

    6,646

    6.5%

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

    Latest balance sheet and income statement

    Epistar: Consolidated balance sheet, 1Q15 - 1Q16 (NT$k)

    Item

    1Q-2016

    4Q-2015

    3Q-2015

    2Q-2015

    1Q-2015

    Current assets

    29,813,368

    30,885,730

    33,686,915

    38,346,929

    37,498,373

    Intangible assets

    7,907,461

    7,994,637

    8,100,007

    6,914,123

    6,600,513

    Non-current assets

    50,752,290

    52,246,194

    52,795,751

    52,082,757

    53,631,771

    Assets

    80,565,658

    83,131,924

    86,482,666

    90,429,686

    91,130,144

    Current liabilities

    20,971,803

    22,001,168

    22,355,236

    18,892,470

    19,073,169

    Non-current liabilities

    5,745,438

    5,485,999

    5,771,742

    11,498,673

    10,658,731

    Liabilities

    26,717,241

    27,487,167

    28,126,978

    30,391,143

    29,731,900

    Stockholders' equity

    53,848,417

    55,644,757

    58,355,688

    60,038,543

    61,398,244

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

    Epistar: Consolidated income statement, 1Q15 - 1Q16 (NT$k)

    Item

    1Q-2016

    4Q-2015

    3Q-2015

    2Q-2015

    1Q-2015

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    Operating revenue

    6,057,610

     

    5,917,034

     

    6,177,301

     

    6,769,878

     

    6,645,576

     

    Gross profit (loss) from operations

    -444,402

    -7.3%

    -968,219

    -16.4%

    -319,922

    -5.2%

    625,591

    9.2%

    781,856

    11.8%

    Operating expenses

    1,052,729

    17.4%

    1,063,222

    18%

    1,000,639

    16.2%

    1,002,548

    14.8%

    829,416

    12.5%

    Operating income (loss)

    -1,437,705

    -23.7%

    -1,964,579

    -33.2%

    -1,244,484

    -20.1%

    -322,523

    -4.8%

    21,039

    0.3%

    Non-operating expenses and losses

    -509,465

    -8.4%

    -1,050,599

    -17.8%

    -106,605

    -1.7%

    162,499

    2.4%

    884,380

    13.3%

    Income from continuing operations before income tax

    -1,947,170

    -32.1%

    -3,015,178

    -51%

    -1,351,089

    -21.9%

    -160,024

    -2.4%

    905,419

    13.6%

    Net income (loss)

    -1,664,335

    -27.5%

    -2,740,661

    -46.3%

    -1,191,972

    -19.3%

    -99,066

    -1.5%

    714,117

    10.7%

    Diluted earnings per share (NT$)

    -1.5

     

    -2

     

    -1

     

    -0.3

     

    0.2

     

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

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