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SPIL to deal out cash dividend per share of NT$3.80 for 2015

Feb 25, 13:58

IC packager Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) has decided to distribute a cash dividend per share of NT$3.80 (US$0.11) for 2015, according to a resolution passed by the company's...

Taiwan science parks post 2015 total revenues of over NT$2.3 trillion, says MOST

Feb 25, 11:17

Government-run Hsinchu Science Park (HSP), Southern Taiwan Science Park (STSP) and Central Taiwan Science Park (CTSP) generated combined revenues of NT$2.308 trillion (US$70.27 billion)...

AcBel Polytech 2015 dividend 16.28% in excess of net EPS

Feb 25, 11:11

Power supply maker AcBel Polytech has decided to distribute a cash dividend per share of NT$1.50 (US$0.0448) for 2015 business operations, 16.28% in excess of the corresponding net...

Handset baseband IC market decreases 5% in 2015, says Strategy Analytics

Feb 24, 11:11

The global cellular baseband processor market declined 5% on year to US$21.1 billion in 2015, according to Strategy Analytics. Shipments of LTE baseband chips exceeded one billion...

Semiconductor capital spending declines in 2015, says IC Insights

Feb 23, 15:46

According to IC Insights, total worldwide semiconductor industry capital spending is forecast to show low single-digit growth in 2016 after registering a 1% decline in 2015. Last...

LTPS, Oxide, AMOLED displays penetrate 41.8% of China-made handsets in 2015, says CINNO research

Feb 22, 14:52

LTPS TFT-LCD, AMOLED and Oxide TFT-LCD panels took up 28.3%, 9.1% and 4.4% respectively of China-made handsets in 2015, according to China-based CINNO Research.

Tainergy Tech nets NT$1.10 per share for 2015

Stockwatch - Feb 22, 10:30

Crystalline silicon solar cell maker Tainergy Tech generated net EPS of NT$1.10 for 2015, according to the company.

TPK suffers net loss of over NT$20 billion for 2015

Feb 19, 15:07

Touch panel maker TPK Holding suffered net loss of NT$20.007 billion (US$609 million) for 2015 business operations mainly due to fixed and intangible asset impairment of NT$18.20...

SMIC posts record 2015 revenues

Feb 19, 10:53

Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) has announced revenues for the fourth quarter of 2015 increased 7.1% sequentially and 25.6% on year to a record high of US$610.1 million...

Asustek expected to see 16% sequential drop in 1Q16 revenues

Feb 18, 15:39

Asustek Computer is expected to see its revenues for the first quarter drop 16% from the fourth quarter of 2015, but compared to the same quarter a year ago, the amount should be...

FET to deal out cash dividend per share of NT$3.75 for 2015

Feb 18, 14:23

Mobile telecom carrier Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET) has decided to distribute a cash dividend per share of NT$3.75 (US$0.11) for 2015 business operations, consisting of NT$3.174...

Digitimes Research: Global tablet shipments grow over 20% in 4Q15 mainly due to US-based vendors

Feb 16, 15:06

Due to better-than-expected demand and channel retailers strengthening their promotions, some US-based tablet vendors achieved strong shipments, helping global tablet shipments grow...

Japan market: 35.77 handsets shipped in 2015, says MM Research Institute

Feb 15, 22:14

There were 35.77 million handsets shipped in the Japan market in 2015, slipping on year for the third consecutive time by 6.6%, according to Japan-based MM Research Institute.

Global smartphone and tablet AP markets decline in 2015, says Strategy Analytics

Feb 15, 22:11

The global markets for smartphone and tablet applications processors (AP) both fell in 2015 compared to 2014, according to Strategy Analytics.

Worldwide PELS market declines in 2015, says IDC

Feb 15, 15:36

Worldwide personal and entry-level storage (PELS) shipments totaled 68.5 million units in 2015, representing a decline of 9.2% from a year ago, according to the IDC Worldwide Personal...

Silicon wafer shipments rise 3% in 2015, says SEMI

Feb 15, 14:30

SEMI has reported that worldwide silicon wafer area shipments increased 3% to a record high of 10.434 billion square inches in 2015.

China records PV installation capacity of 15.13GWp in 2015, says NEA

Feb 5, 12:35

Total PV installation capacity in China in 2015 amounted to 15.13GWp, attaining 85% of the target of 17.8GWp, according to China's National Energy Administration (NEA).

WT Micro posts record profit for 2015

Stockwatch - Feb 4, 21:32

IC distributor WT Microelectronics has reported record net profits of NT$1.98 billion (US$59.5 million) for 2015, with EPS reaching NT$4.49.

Kinsus reports increased earnings for 2015

Newswatch - Feb 3, 21:51

IC substrate supplier Kinsus Interconnect Technology has reported net profits of NT$2.904 billion for 2015, decreasing 19% on year. The earnings translated into an EPS of NT$6.51...

HTC reports heavy losses for 4Q15 and 2015

Feb 3, 21:44

HTC has reported net losses of NT$3.4 billion (US$101.36 million) or NT$4.10 per share on revenues of NT$25.7 billion for the fourth quarter of 2015.

Taiwan market: Foxconn leads patent applications in 2015

Feb 3, 14:32

Hon Hai Precision Industry (Foxconn) topped local companies in the number of patent applications in 2015, with 659, according to data released by the Intellectual Property Office...

PTI nets NT$5.20 per share for 2015

Stockwatch - Feb 3, 12:26

Memory backend specialist Powertech Technology (PTI) has reported net profits of NT$5.04 billion (US$150.4 million) for 2015, up 13.9% on year and hitting the highest levels in five...

TSMC to deal out cash dividend of NT$6 for 2015

Feb 3, 12:24

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) board of directors has adopted a proposal recommending the distribution of a NT$6 (US$0.18) cash dividend per common share for...

Microsoft ships 6.0 million Surface tablets in 2015, say sources

Feb 3, 12:07

Microsoft shipped 2.5 million Surface-series tablets in the fourth quarter of 2015, leading to total shipments for the year reaching six million units, or 50% higher than market expectations...

Notebook vendors facing high channel inventory in 1Q16

Feb 2, 16:12

Notebook brand vendors are facing high channel inventories for the first quarter of 2016 as they placed increased orders to restock in the fourth quarter of 2015, but demand from...

Global semiconductor sales top US$335 Billion in 2015, says SIA

Feb 2, 14:53

The global semiconductor industry posted sales totaling US$335.2 billion in 2015, a slight decrease of 0.2% compared to the 2014 total, which was the industry's highest-ever sales...

Giga Solar Materials expected to net NT$39-40 per share for 2015

Feb 2, 14:44

PV conductive paste maker Giga Solar Materials recorded net EPS of NT$27.73 (US$0.845) for January-September 2015 and, due to continued booming sales of PV silver paste, is expected...

Inventory correction near end, says SPIL chairman

Feb 1, 16:15

Inventory correction in the IC industry supply chain is near its end, according to Bough Lin, chairman for packaging and testing company Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL). If...

SerComm ships 12 million units of fiber-optic equipment to China in 2015

Feb 1, 15:07

Networking/communication device maker SerComm shipped 12 million units of fiber-optic equipment to China-based clients in 2015, 50% more than its expected shipments of eight million...

Asustek ranks top SIM-free smartphone vendor in Japan in 2015, says paper

Newswatch - Feb 1, 14:55

Asustek Computer ranked the number one supplier of SIM-free smartphones in Japan in 2015 with a 28.6% market share, according to a Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN)...

Oppo ships 50 million smartphones in 2015

Feb 1, 10:30

China-based vendor Oppo has announced that it shipped 50 million smartphones globally in 2015, increasing 67% from a year earlier. The sales made Oppo the world's eighth-largest vendor...

China Mobile takes up over 80% of 4G users in China at end of 2015

Feb 1, 10:28

There were 386 million 4G mobile communication subscribers in China as of the end of 2015 and China Mobile had 312 million, accounting for 80.83%, according to China's Ministry of...

Nuvoton reports EPS NT$2.26 for 2015

Newswatch - Feb 1, 10:20

Nuvoton Technology has reported net profits of NT$65 million (US$1.94 million) for the fourth quarter of 2015, down over 50% sequentially but more than double from a year earlier...

Winbond nets NT$0.90 per share for 2015

Feb 1, 10:14

Winbond Electronics, a memory chipmaker specializing in specialty DRAM and NOR flash chips, has reported Net EPS for 2015 climbed to a 5-year high of NT$0.90 (US$0.03).

ASE posts 19% profit decline in 2015 despite record revenues

Feb 1, 10:07

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has reported net profits for 2015 declined 18.8% to NT$19.19 billion (US$576.2 million), with EPS coming to NT$2.51 compared with NT$3.07...

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