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Josephine Lien, Taipei; Steve Shen, DIGITIMES [Wednesday 6 August 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$12.05 on the TSE on Friday, October 17, 2014.
    The company has reported consolidated revenues of NT$12,256 million for September 2014, representing a 7.4% increase on month and 13% increase on year.
    For the second quarter of 2014, the company totaled NT$35,869 million in consolidated revenues, up 13.2% sequentially and up 12.4% 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
    20-Oct 40,041 5,916 492,544,627 12.25 12.40 12.20 12.35+0.30+2.49% 12.40 12.35
    17-Oct 55,923 8,708 682,856,521 12.45 12.45 12.05 12.05-0.25-2.03% 12.10 12.05
    16-Oct 45,655 6,991 560,711,722 12.30 12.45 12.15 12.30-0.10-0.81% 12.35 12.30
    15-Oct 57,240 9,443 707,616,907 12.50 12.55 12.30 12.40-0.15-1.20% 12.40 12.35
    14-Oct 49,901 7,084 625,105,250 12.40 12.65 12.35 12.55+0.25+2.03% 12.55 12.50
    13-Oct 61,594 9,420 761,740,198 12.50 12.50 12.25 12.30-0.60-4.65% 12.35 12.30
    • Source: TSE, compiled by Digitimes
    Latest sales

    UMC: Consolidated revenues, Sep 2013 - Sep 2014 (NT$m)

    Month

    Sales

    M/M

    Y/Y

    YTD

    Y/Y

    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%

    Apr-14

    11,529

    2.1%

    12.1%

    43,222

    13.6%

    Mar-14

    11,289

    9.2%

    17.6%

    31,694

    14.1%

    Feb-14

    10,342

    2.8%

    18.5%

    20,404

    12.2%

    Jan-14

    10,063

    1.6%

    6.5%

    10,063

    6.5%

    Dec-13

    9,905

    (4.3%)

    13.7%

    123,812

    7%

    Nov-13

    10,345

    (1.2%)

    2.5%

    113,906

    6.5%

    Oct-13

    10,468

    (3.5%)

    4.1%

    103,561

    6.9%

    Sep-13

    10,851

    (1.3%)

    14.7%

    93,093

    7.2%

    *Figures are consolidated
    Source: TSE, compiled by Digitimes, October 2014

    UMC: Consolidated revenues, 2Q13 - 2Q14 (NT$m)

    Quarter

    Sales

    Q/Q

    Y/Y

    YTD

    Y/Y

    2Q-14

    35,869

    13.2%

    12.4%

    67,563

    13.2%

    1Q-14

    31,694

    3.2%

    14.1%

    31,694

    14.1%

    4Q-13

    30,719

    (8.1%)

    6.5%

    123,812

    7%

    3Q-13

    33,407

    4.7%

    10.7%

    93,093

    7.2%

    2Q-13

    31,905

    14.8%

    5%

    59,686

    5.4%

    *Figures are consolidated
    Source: TSE, compiled by Digitimes, October 2014

    Latest balance sheet and income statement

    UMC: Consolidated balance sheet, 2Q13 - 2Q14 (NT$k)

    Item

    2Q-2014

    1Q-2014

    4Q-2013

    3Q-2013

    2Q-2013

    Current assets

    98,373,859

    96,753,702

    88,796,224

    88,902,767

    92,899,530

    Intangible assets

    4,648,904

    4,555,177

    4,739,647

    4,808,838

    4,724,729

    Non-current assets

    205,424,572

    204,873,717

    207,106,605

    210,846,168

    210,192,343

    Assets

    303,798,431

    301,627,419

    295,902,829

    299,748,935

    303,091,873

    Current liabilities

    49,679,451

    49,235,637

    48,203,970

    52,268,518

    57,616,303

    Non-current liabilities

    39,006,239

    34,616,471

    35,257,683

    36,083,571

    35,571,589

    Liabilities

    88,685,690

    83,852,108

    83,461,653

    88,352,089

    93,187,892

    Stockholders' equity

    215,112,741

    217,775,311

    212,441,176

    211,396,846

    209,903,981

    *Figures are consolidated
    Source: TSE, compiled by Digitimes, October 2014

    UMC: Consolidated income statement, 2Q13 - 2Q14 (NT$k)

    Item

    2Q-2014

    1Q-2014

    4Q-2013

    3Q-2013

    2Q-2013

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    Gross sales

    35,041,306

     

    30,746,719

     

    29,645,507

     

    32,482,133

     

    30,962,116

     

    Operating revenue

    35,869,351

    102.4%

    31,693,585

    103.1%

    30,718,744

    103.6%

    33,406,772

    102.8%

    31,904,704

    103%

    Gross profit (loss) from operations

    8,206,810

    23.4%

    5,901,378

    19.2%

    5,557,258

    18.7%

    7,336,900

    22.6%

    6,177,310

    20%

    Operating expenses

    5,279,938

    15.1%

    5,016,196

    16.3%

    5,316,961

    17.9%

    4,894,439

    15.1%

    5,016,713

    16.2%

    Operating income (loss)

    2,916,757

    8.3%

    940,639

    3.1%

    193,880

    0.7%

    2,394,778

    7.4%

    1,149,469

    3.7%

    Non-operating expenses and losses

    937,306

    2.7%

    350,944

    1.1%

    888,627

    3%

    1,561,640

    4.8%

    630,705

    2%

    Income from continuing operations before income tax

    3,854,063

    11%

    1,291,583

    4.2%

    1,082,507

    3.7%

    3,956,418

    12.2%

    1,780,174

    5.7%

    Net income (loss)

    3,325,726

    9.5%

    1,110,807

    3.6%

    587,532

    2%

    3,365,561

    10.4%

    1,738,173

    5.6%

    Diluted earnings per share (NT$)

    0.3

     

    0.1

     

    0.1

     

    0.3

     

    0.1

     

    *Figures are consolidated
    Source: TSE, compiled by Digitimes, October 2014

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