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UMC looks to 1-5% wafer shipment growth in 3Q14 - related company info
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$12.85 on the TSE on Monday, June 29, 2015.
    The company has reported consolidated revenues of NT$12,931 million for May 2015, representing a 0.7% drop on month and 8.4% increase on year.
    For the first quarter of 2015, the company totaled NT$37,650 million in consolidated revenues, up 1.1% sequentially and up 18.8% 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$127.06 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

      SemiTech Taipei 2006: UMC showcases a 300mm wafer with 11 copper layers, manufactured on a 65nm process using triple-gate...

      Photo: Vyacheslav Sobolev, DigiTimes, May 4.

    • SEMICON Taiwan: Hermes Liu, UMC.

      SEMICON Taiwan: Hermes Liu from UMC delivering his presentation "Microloop brings foundry and fabless closer on 65nm yield...

      Photo: Vyacheslav Sobolev, DigiTimes, Sep 13.

  • Latest stock
    UMC [2303] historical stock price (NT$)
    DateVolume (k)TransactionsValueOpenHighLowCloseChangeAskBid
    30-Jun 50,807 8,630 659,104,844 12.85 13.10 12.80 13.05+0.20+1.56% 13.05 13.00
    29-Jun 66,206 9,408 857,416,103 13.05 13.10 12.80 12.85-0.40-3.02% 12.85 12.80
    26-Jun 41,128 7,490 550,273,449 13.50 13.55 13.25 13.25-0.30-2.21% 13.30 13.25
    25-Jun 59,134 8,649 793,959,655 13.35 13.55 13.25 13.55+0.30+2.26% 13.55 13.50
    24-Jun 24,120 4,943 319,104,619 13.30 13.35 13.15 13.25-0.05-0.38% 13.30 13.25
    23-Jun 39,622 8,015 525,922,680 13.25 13.35 13.20 13.30+0.15+1.14% 13.30 13.25
    22-Jun 50,929 8,606 668,611,639 13.00 13.25 13.00 13.15+0.15+1.15% 13.20 13.15
    • Source: TSE, compiled by Digitimes
    Latest sales

    UMC: Consolidated revenues, May 2014 - May 2015 (NT$m)

    Month

    Sales

    M/M

    Y/Y

    YTD

    Y/Y

    May-15

    12,931

    (0.7%)

    8.4%

    63,601

    15.3%

    Apr-15

    13,021

    2.4%

    12.9%

    50,670

    17.2%

    Mar-15

    12,710

    5.4%

    12.6%

    37,650

    18.8%

    Feb-15

    12,056

    (6.4%)

    16.6%

    24,939

    22.2%

    Jan-15

    12,883

    5.6%

    28%

    12,883

    28%

    Dec-14

    12,204

    5.8%

    23.2%

    140,012

    13.1%

    Nov-14

    11,535

    (14.5%)

    11.5%

    127,808

    12.2%

    Oct-14

    13,496

    10.1%

    28.9%

    116,272

    12.3%

    Sep-14

    12,256

    7.4%

    13%

    102,777

    10.4%

    Aug-14

    11,415

    (1.1%)

    3.8%

    90,520

    10.1%

    Jul-14

    11,542

    (7%)

    (0.1%)

    79,105

    11%

    Jun-14

    12,411

    4%

    15.3%

    67,563

    13.2%

    May-14

    11,930

    3.5%

    9.8%

    55,152

    12.7%

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

    UMC: Consolidated revenues, 1Q14 - 1Q15 (NT$m)

    Quarter

    Sales

    Q/Q

    Y/Y

    YTD

    Y/Y

    1Q-15

    37,650

    1.1%

    18.8%

    37,650

    18.8%

    4Q-14

    37,235

    5.7%

    21.2%

    140,012

    13.1%

    3Q-14

    35,214

    (1.8%)

    5.4%

    102,777

    10.4%

    2Q-14

    35,869

    13.2%

    12.4%

    67,563

    13.2%

    1Q-14

    31,694

    3.2%

    14.1%

    31,694

    14.1%

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

    Latest balance sheet and income statement

    UMC: Consolidated balance sheet, 1Q14 - 1Q15 (NT$k)

    Item

    1Q-2015

    4Q-2014

    3Q-2014

    2Q-2014

    1Q-2014

    Current assets

    101,033,611

    96,863,149

    91,802,273

    98,373,859

    96,753,702

    Intangible assets

    4,492,321

    4,532,938

    4,472,090

    4,648,904

    4,555,177

    Non-current assets

    220,031,195

    216,382,499

    209,020,198

    205,424,572

    204,873,717

    Assets

    321,064,806

    313,245,648

    300,822,471

    303,798,431

    301,627,419

    Current liabilities

    44,442,945

    48,106,076

    45,443,867

    49,679,451

    49,235,637

    Non-current liabilities

    47,359,629

    40,130,721

    38,986,137

    39,006,239

    34,616,471

    Liabilities

    91,802,574

    88,236,797

    84,430,004

    88,685,690

    83,852,108

    Stockholders' equity

    229,262,232

    225,008,851

    216,392,467

    215,112,741

    217,775,311

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

    UMC: Consolidated income statement, 1Q14 - 1Q15 (NT$k)

    Item

    1Q-2015

    4Q-2014

    3Q-2014

    2Q-2014

    1Q-2014

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    Gross sales

    36,706,417

     

    34,471,597

     

    34,266,646

     

    35,041,306

     

    30,746,719

     

    Operating revenue

    37,649,644

    102.6%

    37,235,290

    108%

    35,213,850

    102.8%

    35,869,351

    102.4%

    31,693,585

    103.1%

    Gross profit (loss) from operations

    9,155,109

    24.9%

    10,185,685

    29.5%

    7,558,516

    22.1%

    8,206,810

    23.4%

    5,901,378

    19.2%

    Operating expenses

    4,913,823

    13.4%

    5,671,709

    16.5%

    5,269,538

    15.4%

    5,279,938

    15.1%

    5,016,196

    16.3%

    Operating income (loss)

    4,098,672

    11.2%

    4,532,439

    13.1%

    1,686,497

    4.9%

    2,916,757

    8.3%

    940,639

    3.1%

    Non-operating expenses and losses

    255,438

    0.7%

    842,885

    2.4%

    1,305,829

    3.8%

    937,306

    2.7%

    350,944

    1.1%

    Income from continuing operations before income tax

    4,354,110

    11.9%

    5,375,324

    15.6%

    2,992,326

    8.7%

    3,854,063

    11%

    1,291,583

    4.2%

    Net income (loss)

    3,912,472

    10.7%

    4,463,717

    12.9%

    2,579,339

    7.5%

    3,325,726

    9.5%

    1,110,807

    3.6%

    Diluted earnings per share (NT$)

    0.3

     

    0.4

     

    0.2

     

    0.3

     

    0.1

     

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

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