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Josephine Lien, Taipei; Steve Shen, DIGITIMES
Thursday 31 July 2014
  • United Microelectronics Corporation
  •  United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) is engaged in the business of manufacturing or fabrication of ICs for applications in major sectors of semiconductor industry.

    Founded in 1980 and listed on Taiwan Stock Exchange in 1985, the company is best known for dedicated semiconductor foundry business maintaining a customer base across industries, including communication, consumer electronics, computer, memory and others.

    UMC employs approximately 12,000 people worldwide including operation sites in Taiwan, Japan, Singapore, Europe, and the United States.

  • Performance
    The company's stock price closed at NT$13.95 on the TSE on Thursday, February 22, 2018.
    The company has reported consolidated revenues of NT$13,176 million for January 2018, representing a 23.5% increase on month and 4.1% increase on year.
    For the third quarter of 2017, the company totaled NT$37,698 million in consolidated revenues, up 0.4% sequentially and down 1.2% on year.
    Brief

    Full name: United Microelectronics Corporation

    Chinese name: 聯華電子股份有限公司

    Short name: UMC

    Arconym: UMC

    Stock code: 2303

    Tax ID: 47217677

    Market: TSE

    Established: 22 May 1980

    Paid in capital: NT$126.24 billion

    Listed on TSE: 16 Jul 1985

    Public since: 30 May 1981

    Website: www.umc.com

  • On display

    300mm wafer from UMC with 11 copper layers

    SEMICON Taiwan: Hermes Liu, UMC.

  • Latest stock
    UMC [2303] historical stock price (NT$)
    DateVolume (k)TransactionsValueOpenHighLowCloseChangeAskBid
    23-Feb 26,354 5,605 371,452,950 14.00 14.15 14.00 14.15+0.20+1.43% 14.10 14.15
    22-Feb 24,746 4,526 345,983,850 14.00 14.05 13.90 13.95-0.15-1.06% 13.95 14.00
    21-Feb 55,609 9,687 781,729,951 14.05 14.15 13.95 14.10+0.25+1.81% 14.05 14.10
    • Source: TSE, compiled by Digitimes
    Latest sales

    UMC: Consolidated revenues, Jan 2017 - Jan 2018 (NT$m)

    Month

    Sales

    M/M

    Y/Y

    YTD

    Y/Y

    Jan-18

    13,176

    23.5%

    4.1%

    13,176

    4.1%

    Dec-17

    10,668

    (12.2%)

    (15.1%)

    149,285

    1%

    Nov-17

    12,155

    (12%)

    (5.9%)

    138,617

    2.4%

    Oct-17

    13,808

    16.4%

    7.6%

    126,462

    3.3%

    Sep-17

    11,865

    (9.1%)

    (6.8%)

    112,654

    2.8%

    Aug-17

    13,045

    2%

    0.9%

    100,789

    4.1%

    Jul-17

    12,788

    (2.4%)

    2.3%

    87,744

    4.6%

    Jun-17

    13,099

    4.7%

    (3.2%)

    74,956

    5%

    May-17

    12,512

    4.9%

    (1.5%)

    61,856

    6.9%

    Apr-17

    11,926

    (6.5%)

    10.8%

    49,344

    9.2%

    Mar-17

    12,751

    6.1%

    (1.3%)

    37,418

    8.8%

    Feb-17

    12,015

    (5%)

    26.8%

    24,667

    14.8%

    Jan-17

    12,652

    0.8%

    5.4%

    12,652

    5.4%

    *Figures are consolidated
    Source: TSE, compiled by Digitimes, February 2018

    UMC: Consolidated revenues, 3Q16 - 3Q17 (NT$m)

    Quarter

    Sales

    Q/Q

    Y/Y

    YTD

    Y/Y

    3Q-17

    37,698

    0.4%

    (1.2%)

    112,654

    2.8%

    2Q-17

    37,538

    0.3%

    1.5%

    74,956

    5%

    1Q-17

    37,418

    (2.3%)

    8.8%

    37,418

    8.8%

    4Q-16

    38,306

    0.4%

    13.2%

    147,870

    2.1%

    3Q-16

    38,164

    3.2%

    8.1%

    109,564

    (1.3%)

    *Figures are consolidated
    Source: TSE, compiled by Digitimes, February 2018

    Latest balance sheet and income statement

    UMC: Consolidated balance sheet, 3Q16 - 3Q17 (NT$k)

    Item

    3Q-2017

    2Q-2017

    1Q-2017

    4Q-2016

    3Q-2016

    Current assets

    124,709,447

    120,077,682

    111,536,815

    110,469,594

    106,969,723

    Intangible assets

    3,872,587

    3,824,297

    3,689,888

    4,088,303

    4,245,239

    Non-current assets

    259,463,586

    265,739,634

    267,842,352

    276,185,588

    267,989,568

    Assets

    384,173,033

    385,817,316

    379,379,167

    386,655,182

    374,959,291

    Current liabilities

    82,356,582

    87,696,342

    66,870,546

    71,978,462

    83,441,704

    Non-current liabilities

    87,379,264

    84,925,073

    95,827,438

    95,935,096

    72,518,705

    Liabilities

    169,735,846

    172,621,415

    162,697,984

    167,913,558

    155,960,409

    Stockholders' equity

    214,437,187

    213,195,901

    216,681,183

    218,741,624

    218,998,882

    *Figures are consolidated
    Source: TSE, compiled by Digitimes, February 2018

    UMC: Consolidated income statement, 3Q16 - 3Q17 (NT$k)

    Item

    3Q-2017

    2Q-2017

    1Q-2017

    4Q-2016

    3Q-2016

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    Gross sales

    36,406,227

     

    36,068,772

     

    35,988,095

     

    37,022,353

     

    36,969,145

     

    Operating revenue

    37,698,201

    103.5%

    37,537,881

    104.1%

    37,417,950

    104%

    38,305,939

    103.5%

    38,163,589

    103.2%

    Gross profit (loss) from operations

    6,592,258

    18.1%

    6,739,390

    18.7%

    7,428,450

    20.6%

    8,759,058

    23.7%

    8,301,437

    22.5%

    Operating expenses

    5,403,572

    14.8%

    5,330,399

    14.8%

    6,211,629

    17.3%

    6,627,004

    17.9%

    6,372,669

    17.2%

    Operating income (loss)

    1,629,086

    4.5%

    1,667,565

    4.6%

    1,370,823

    3.8%

    2,276,135

    6.1%

    1,484,984

    4%

    Non-operating expenses and losses

    1,236,380

    3.4%

    448,787

    1.2%

    -303,378

    -0.8%

    -1,209,643

    -3.3%

    465,658

    1.3%

    Income from continuing operations before income tax

    2,865,466

    7.9%

    2,116,352

    5.9%

    1,067,445

    3%

    1,066,492

    2.9%

    1,950,642

    5.3%

    Net income (loss)

    2,463,918

    6.8%

    1,477,631

    4.1%

    1,497,025

    4.2%

    448,844

    1.2%

    1,756,199

    4.8%

    Diluted earnings per share (NT$)

    0.3

     

    0.2

     

    0.2

     

    0.2

     

    0.2

     

    *Figures are consolidated
    Source: TSE, compiled by Digitimes, February 2018

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