Taipei, Thursday, March 23, 2017 08:35 (GMT+8)
mostly cloudy
Taipei
22°C
Digitimes Research: Epistar-Forepi merger to help stabilize LED industry - related company info
Jessie Lin, DIGITIMES Research, Taipei [Thursday 3 July 2014]
  • Epistar
  • Performance
    The company's stock price closed at NT$31 on the TSE on Tuesday, March 21, 2017.
    The company has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1,822 million for February 2017, representing a 8.3% increase on month and 10.8% increase on year.
    For the third quarter of 2016, the company totaled NT$6,592 million in consolidated revenues, up 0.6% sequentially and up 6.7% 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
    22-Mar 85,782 26,857 2,713,897,599 31.20 32.30 30.70 32.30+1.30+4.19% 32.25 32.30
    21-Mar 87,819 25,211 2,666,780,223 29.65 31.10 29.65 31.00+2.40+8.39% 31.00 31.05
    20-Mar 18,343 6,913 526,028,907 29.05 29.10 28.45 28.60-0.65-2.22% 28.60 28.65
    17-Mar 15,718 5,557 459,456,920 29.50 29.55 29.05 29.25+0.15+0.52% 29.25 29.30
    16-Mar 31,451 10,895 926,506,093 29.10 29.95 29.00 29.10+0.45+1.57% 29.10 29.15
    15-Mar 13,482 5,329 387,924,891 29.00 29.05 28.50 28.65-0.10-0.35% 28.65 28.70
    14-Mar 29,789 9,596 856,587,425 28.20 29.15 28.05 28.75+0.85+3.05% 28.75 28.80
    • Source: TSE, compiled by Digitimes
    Latest sales

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

    Month

    Sales

    M/M

    Y/Y

    YTD

    Y/Y

    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%)

    Mar-16

    2,233

    35.8%

    (5.6%)

    6,058

    (8.9%)

    Feb-16

    1,644

    (24.6%)

    (11.8%)

    3,825

    (10.6%)

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

    Epistar: Consolidated revenues, 3Q15 - 3Q16 (NT$m)

    Quarter

    Sales

    Q/Q

    Y/Y

    YTD

    Y/Y

    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%)

    4Q-15

    5,917

    (4.2%)

    3.5%

    25,510

    (8%)

    3Q-15

    6,177

    (8.8%)

    (19%)

    19,593

    (10.9%)

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

    Latest balance sheet and income statement

    Epistar: Consolidated balance sheet, 3Q15 - 3Q16 (NT$k)

    Item

    3Q-2016

    2Q-2016

    1Q-2016

    4Q-2015

    3Q-2015

    Current assets

    23,751,553

    33,196,529

    29,813,368

    30,885,730

    33,686,915

    Intangible assets

    8,019,966

    7,873,547

    7,907,461

    7,994,637

    8,100,007

    Non-current assets

    47,138,814

    47,057,270

    50,752,290

    52,246,194

    52,795,751

    Assets

    70,890,367

    80,253,799

    80,565,658

    83,131,924

    86,482,666

    Current liabilities

    11,266,799

    20,061,924

    20,971,803

    22,001,168

    22,355,236

    Non-current liabilities

    8,213,003

    8,543,135

    5,745,438

    5,485,999

    5,771,742

    Liabilities

    19,479,802

    28,605,059

    26,717,241

    27,487,167

    28,126,978

    Stockholders' equity

    51,410,565

    51,648,740

    53,848,417

    55,644,757

    58,355,688

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

    Epistar: Consolidated income statement, 3Q15 - 3Q16 (NT$k)

    Item

    3Q-2016

    2Q-2016

    1Q-2016

    4Q-2015

    3Q-2015

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    Operating revenue

    6,592,377

     

    6,555,077

     

    6,057,610

     

    5,917,034

     

    6,177,301

     

    Gross profit (loss) from operations

    902,256

    13.7%

    292,431

    4.5%

    -444,402

    -7.3%

    -968,219

    -16.4%

    -319,922

    -5.2%

    Operating expenses

    789,930

    12%

    782,215

    11.9%

    1,052,729

    17.4%

    1,063,222

    18%

    1,000,639

    16.2%

    Operating income (loss)

    189,614

    2.9%

    -432,292

    -6.6%

    -1,437,705

    -23.7%

    -1,964,579

    -33.2%

    -1,244,484

    -20.1%

    Non-operating expenses and losses

    -136,724

    -2.1%

    -1,092,129

    -16.7%

    -509,465

    -8.4%

    -1,050,599

    -17.8%

    -106,605

    -1.7%

    Income from continuing operations before income tax

    52,890

    0.8%

    -1,524,421

    -23.3%

    -1,947,170

    -32.1%

    -3,015,178

    -51%

    -1,351,089

    -21.9%

    Net income (loss)

    -52,917

    -0.8%

    -1,876,959

    -28.6%

    -1,664,335

    -27.5%

    -2,740,661

    -46.3%

    -1,191,972

    -19.3%

    Diluted earnings per share (NT$)

    0

     

    -1.7

     

    -1.5

     

    -2

     

    -1

     

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

  • Epistar full profile
Realtime news
  • Sputtering equipment supplier UVAT to slash capex

    Bits + chips | 11h 54min ago

  • VIA eyes panoramic photography business opportunity

    Before Going to Press | 10h 23min ago

  • MediaTek to recognize revenues from sale of AutoChips in 1Q17

    Before Going to Press | 11h 15min ago

  • Pegatron said to have landed control computer orders for Tesla Model 3

    Before Going to Press | 11h 29min ago

  • Motherboard players see shipments drop in 1Q17 despite new processors from AMD, Intel

    Before Going to Press | 11h 43min ago

  • China market: First-tier smartphone vendors expanding retail networks

    Before Going to Press | 12h 13min ago

  • Digitimes Research: MVNOs growing in Japan due to government easing unlocking rules

    Before Going to Press | 12h 14min ago

  • Gintech Energy suffers net loss per share of NT$6.53 for 2016

    Before Going to Press | 12h 15min ago

  • ASE says no plan to set up local site in US for packaging services

    Before Going to Press | 12h 16min ago

  • AUO to deal out 2016 dividend of NT$0.56

    Before Going to Press | 12h 16min ago

  • Hiwin Technologies to deal out 2016 dividend of NT$1.80

    Before Going to Press | 12h 17min ago

  • Soft-World International to deal out 2016 dividend of NT$2.00

    Before Going to Press | 12h 17min ago

  • Kinko Optical to hand out 2016 dividend of NT$0.50

    Before Going to Press | 12h 18min ago

Pause
 | 
View more

22-Mar-2017 markets closed

 LastChange

TAIEX (TSE)9922.66-49.83-0.5% 

TSE electronic404.38-1.98-0.49% 

GTSM (OTC)137.62+0.49+0.36% 

OTC electronic193.92+1.20+0.62% 

Advantest
Intel strategies in the mobile device market
The transition to 4k TV - UHD TV market forecast, 2014-2017
  • LCD TV overview - Jun 2011

    Growth of the global LCD TV market was not as strong as expected in 2010 as the market continued to feel the aftershocks of the economic recession that had hit...

  • Overview of LCD TV market - May 2010

    When the economic recession hit at the end of 2008, the LCD TV market seemed to be heading toward a doomsday scenario in 2009; however, demand turned out to be...

  • Taiwan's display system makers - Jun 2007

    In addition to pure display makers such as Amtran, Chi Mei, HANNspree, Taiwan-based home appliance makers such as Tatung, Proton, Kolin, several major IT makers...

  • Taiwan's display system makers - Jun 2006

    Taiwan-based display makers come from a variety of areas in the IT industry, from Compal, which is best known for producing notebooks, to Premier, which also produces...

  • Wireless broadband developments in Southeast Asia markets

    As of 2013, the 10 ASEAN nations had a total of over 700 million mobile subscriptions, with the CAGR from 2003-2013 reaching 24%. This Digitimes Research Special Report analyzes the various mobile broadband markets in ASEAN and looks at the respective trends in 4G LTE development for those markets.

  • 2015 global tablet demand forecast

    This Digitimes Research Special Report provides a 2015 forecast for the global tablet market and analyzes the strategies of key market players such as Google, Apple, Intel, and Microsoft.

  • 2015 China smartphone panel trend forecast

    This Digitimes Research Special Report analyzes the strategies of key China-based major panel makers BOE, Tianma and IVO for attacking the different market segments through technology and pricing, and their relationship to local vendors Huawei, Lenovo, ZTE, Xiaomi and Coolpad.