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  • AU Optronics
  • AUO turns on first 46-inch LCD TV panel from 8.5G facilities AU Optronics Corp. designs, develops, manufactures, assembles and markets flat panel displays. The Company's principal products are thin-film transistor-liquid crystal display (TFT-LCD) panels. AUO is able to offer TFT-LCD panels in sizes ranging from 1.2 inches to greater than 65 inches.

    The company was established in September 2001 by the merger of Acer Display Technology, Inc. and Unipac Optoelectronics Corporation.  

    In October 2006, AUO further merged with Quanta Display Inc. to create a larger TFT-LCD manufacturer with 20% of the world's large-sized TFT-LCD market, forming the company as of today.

    Its panels are used in computer products, such as notebook computers and desktop monitors; consumer electronics products, such as mobile phones, digital photo frames, digital still cameras, portable navigation display, portable digital video disc players, LCD televisions, and industrial displays.  

    The Company sells its panels primarily to original equipment manufacturing service providers or brand customers. The Company groups its business into three marketing channels: Information Technology Displays, Consumer Products Displays and Television Displays. AUO is the first TFT-LCD manufacturer in Taiwan to mass produce TFT-LCD panels by means of G3.5, G4, G5, G6,G7.5 and G8.5 fabrications, and the constructing G8.5 fab was enter mass production in the second half of 2009. In March 2008 and June 2008, the Company acquired 45% and 26% of equity interests in Verticil Electronic Corp. and Dazzo Technology Corporation, respectively.

  • Performance
    The company's stock price closed at NT$21.35 on the TSE on Tuesday, August 3, 2021.
    The company has reported consolidated revenues of NT$33,937 million for June 2021, representing a 5.7% increase on month and 57.1% increase on year.
    For the first quarter of 2021, the company totaled NT$82,941 million in consolidated revenues, up 3% sequentially and up 54.5% on year.
    Brief

    Full name: AU Optronics

    Chinese name: 友達光電股份有限公司

    Short name: AUO

    Arconym: AUO

    Stock code: 2409

    Country: Taiwan

    Tax ID: 84149738

    Market: TSE

    Established: 12 Aug 1996

    Paid in capital: NT$96.24 billion

    Listed on TSE: 8 Sep 2000

    Website: www.auo.com

  • On display

    AUO 6-inch all-screen panel

    AUO 13.3-inch UHD LTPS oTP

    AUO 65-inch 8K4K display

  • Latest stock
    AUO [2409] historical stock price (NT$)
    DateVolume (k)TransactionsValueOpenHighLowCloseChangeAskBid
    4-Aug 724,377 151,634 16,452,318,098 21.75 23.45 21.60 23.40+2.05+9.60% 23.40 23.45
    3-Aug 140,189 30,291 3,001,418,744 21.50 21.80 21.10 21.35+0.05+0.23% 21.35 21.40
    2-Aug 142,833 36,317 2,967,064,284 20.65 21.35 20.10 21.30+0.65+3.15% 21.25 21.30
    30-Jul 206,202 43,453 4,358,648,699 21.30 21.55 20.55 20.65-0.40-1.90% 20.60 20.65
    29-Jul 232,806 47,221 4,942,502,744 21.90 21.90 20.70 21.05-0.20-0.94% 21.05 21.10
    28-Jul 175,181 41,215 3,628,552,856 20.35 21.30 19.80 21.25+0.75+3.66% 21.20 21.25
    27-Jul 97,789 23,661 2,028,718,895 21.15 21.30 20.45 20.50-0.65-3.07% 20.45 20.50
    • Source: TSE, compiled by Digitimes
    Latest sales

    AUO: Consolidated revenues, Jun 2020 - Jun 2021 (NT$m)

    Month

    Sales

    M/M

    Y/Y

    YTD

    Y/Y

    Jun-21

    33,937

    5.7%

    57.1%

    178,596

    52.4%

    May-21

    32,118

    8.5%

    47.8%

    144,659

    51.3%

    Apr-21

    29,601

    (3.6%)

    46.8%

    112,542

    52.4%

    Mar-21

    30,720

    20%

    49.8%

    82,941

    54.5%

    Feb-21

    25,600

    (3.8%)

    44.7%

    52,220

    57.4%

    Jan-21

    26,620

    (7.8%)

    71.8%

    26,620

    71.8%

    Dec-20

    28,858

    11.2%

    39.3%

    270,955

    0.8%

    Nov-20

    25,952

    0.9%

    22%

    242,097

    (2.4%)

    Oct-20

    25,725

    (1.4%)

    28.8%

    216,146

    (4.7%)

    Sep-20

    26,078

    7.5%

    9.2%

    190,420

    (7.9%)

    Aug-20

    24,254

    5.9%

    0.5%

    164,342

    (10.2%)

    Jul-20

    22,898

    6%

    3.9%

    140,088

    (11.8%)

    Jun-20

    21,607

    (0.6%)

    (11.2%)

    117,190

    (14.3%)

    *Figures are consolidated
    Source: TSE, compiled by Digitimes, August 2021

    AUO: Consolidated revenues, 1Q20 - 1Q21 (NT$m)

    Quarter

    Sales

    Q/Q

    Y/Y

    YTD

    Y/Y

    1Q-21

    82,941

    3%

    54.5%

    82,941

    54.5%

    4Q-20

    80,535

    10%

    30%

    270,955

    0.8%

    3Q-20

    73,230

    15.3%

    4.5%

    190,420

    (7.9%)

    2Q-20

    63,500

    18.3%

    (9.4%)

    117,190

    (14.3%)

    1Q-20

    53,690

    (13.4%)

    (19.5%)

    53,690

    (19.5%)

    *Figures are consolidated
    Source: TSE, compiled by Digitimes, August 2021

    Latest balance sheet and income statement

    AUO: Consolidated balance sheet, 1Q20 - 1Q21 (NT$k)

    Item

    1Q-2021

    4Q-2020

    3Q-2020

    2Q-2020

    1Q-2020

    Current assets

    191,275,548

    168,317,673

    155,845,767

    142,558,602

    139,517,608

    Intangible assets

    12,829,129

    12,801,358

    12,853,570

    12,915,921

    13,001,269

    Non-current assets

    238,673,727

    238,952,622

    238,197,741

    242,858,515

    248,724,027

    Assets

    429,949,275

    407,270,295

    394,043,508

    385,417,117

    388,241,635

    Current liabilities

    108,837,949

    98,338,179

    91,880,785

    88,278,017

    83,272,959

    Non-current liabilities

    118,195,618

    115,141,751

    121,927,542

    120,834,967

    125,448,576

    Liabilities

    227,033,567

    213,479,930

    213,808,327

    209,112,984

    208,721,535

    Stockholders' equity

    202,915,708

    193,790,365

    180,235,181

    176,304,133

    179,520,100

    *Figures are consolidated
    Source: TSE, compiled by Digitimes, August 2021

    AUO: Consolidated income statement, 1Q20 - 1Q21 (NT$k)

    Item

    1Q-2021

    4Q-2020

    3Q-2020

    2Q-2020

    1Q-2020

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    Gross sales

    82,940,619

     

    80,535,020

     

    73,229,997

     

    63,500,181

     

    53,690,183

     

    Operating revenue

    82,940,619

    100%

    80,535,020

    100%

    73,229,997

    100%

    63,500,181

    100%

    53,690,183

    100%

    Gross profit (loss) from operations

    18,262,833

    22%

    13,647,657

    16.9%

    7,757,136

    10.6%

    1,715,155

    2.7%

    -354,609

    -0.7%

    Operating expenses

    6,244,608

    7.5%

    5,366,353

    6.7%

    5,104,748

    7%

    5,119,253

    8.1%

    5,091,943

    9.5%

    Operating income (loss)

    12,018,225

    14.5%

    8,281,304

    10.3%

    2,652,388

    3.6%

    -3,404,098

    -5.4%

    -5,446,552

    -10.1%

    Non-operating expenses and losses

    612,573

    0.7%

    77,696

    0.1%

    426,513

    0.6%

    408,094

    0.6%

    -207,674

    -0.4%

    Income from continuing operations before income tax

    12,630,798

    15.2%

    8,359,000

    10.4%

    3,078,901

    4.2%

    -2,996,004

    -4.7%

    -5,654,226

    -10.5%

    Net income (loss)

    11,841,515

    14.3%

    8,877,671

    11%

    3,010,324

    4.1%

    -3,202,471

    -5%

    -5,778,097

    -10.8%

    Diluted earnings per share (NT$)

    1.2

     

     

     

    0.3

     

    -0.3

     

    -0.5

     

    *Figures are consolidated
    Source: TSE, compiled by Digitimes, August 2021

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