646 news items tagged gross margin
3S expects revenues and gross margin to fall in 1Q18Friday 16 March 2018
Solid State System (3S) expects to post sequential decreases in revenues and gross margin for the first quarter of 2018, due to a seasonal slowdown in orders for NAND flash device...
ShunSin swings to profit in 4Q17Friday 16 March 2018
ShunSin Technology, a subsidiary of Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) specializing in assembly and test of system-in-package (SiP) modules, returned to profitability...
Lextar 2017 gross margin hits 6-year highFriday 16 March 2018
Vertically-integrated LED firm Lextar Electronics has released its 2017 financial report, posting gross margin of 14.93%, the highest since 2011.
Wistron expects better profits in 2018Wednesday 14 March 2018
Wistron, having survived the difficult times over the past two to three years, is seeing rapid growths for its high-margin products and expects its gross margins and operating profit...
Passive component supply to remain tight through 2019, says Yageo chairFriday 9 March 2018
The global supply of passive components is expected to remain tight through 2019, thanks to robust end-market demand, according to Pierre Chen, chairman for Yageo.
Transcend posts EPS of NT$6.17 for 2017Friday 9 March 2018
Memory module firm Transcend Information has reported net profits of NT$2.66 billion (US$90.7 million) on consolidated revenues of NT$21 billion for 2017. The profits and revenues...
Silicon wafer prices to rise over 30%, says Macronix chairmanFriday 9 March 2018
Prices for upstream wafers will rise more than 30% in 2018, according to Miin Wu, chairman for Taiwan-based Macronix International, a supplier of flash memory and mask ROM chips.
Apacer striving for gross margin improvementThursday 8 March 2018
Memory module maker Apacer Technology will be striving for gross margin improvement in 2018 by growing revenues generated from the industrial control and server sectors, according...
MediaTek gearing up for AI smartphonesThursday 8 March 2018
MediaTek has introduced its new solution to bring artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities to smartphones, and is gearing up for competition in the AI smartphone field.
Back on the growth track: Q&A with MediaTek president Joe ChenTuesday 6 March 2018
There were major management changes at MediaTek last year, showing the IC deisgner's intention to regain its growth momentum. The changes included the appointment of Joe Chen as MediaTek...
Catcher posts on-year revenues growth for FebruaryTuesday 6 March 2018
Metal-alloy chassis maker Catcher Technology has announced consolidated revenues of NT$5.7 billion (US$193.63 million) for February, down 30.3% on month, but up 20.2% on year.
Chipbond net profits climb to 3-year highThursday 1 March 2018
LCD driver IC backend specialist Chipbond Technology saw its net profits increase 13.1% to a three-year high of NT$2.25 billion (US$76.9 million) in 2017. EPS for the year reached...
Chip demand for voice assistant devices risingMonday 26 February 2018
Chip demand for smart speakers and other voice-assistant devices has been rising, according to sources at Taiwan-based IC design houses.
Yageo, Walsin post record profits for 2017Friday 23 February 2018
Yageo and Walsin Technology, two major Taiwan-based passive component suppliers, both delivered record net profits for 2017.
Unity Opto expects gross margin to rise to 25% in 2018Wednesday 21 February 2018
LED packaging service provider Unity Opto Technology expects business in 2018 to improve, with gross margin to rise to 25%, compared to 21.9% for the first three quarters of 2017,...
FocalTech swings to loss in 2017Wednesday 14 February 2018
Touchscreen and LCD driver solution provider FocalTech Systems swung to net losses of NT$103 million (US$3.51 million) in 2017. EPS came to negative NT$0.28.
WT Micro posts EPS of NT$5.26 for 2017Monday 12 February 2018
IC distributor WT Microelectronics has reported net profits climbed to a record high of NT$2.52 billion (US$85.8 million) in 2017. The earnings were up 48.2% compared to 2016 with...
SMIC to enter volume production of 28nm HKMG chips in 2H18Monday 12 February 2018
China-based pure-play foundry Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) is scheduled to enter volume production of chips fabricated using 28nm HKMG and HKMG+ processes in the...
MediaTek January revenues fall to 23-month lowMonday 12 February 2018
Smartphone SoC specialist MediaTek has reported consolidated revenues of NT$16.84 billion (US$574.3 million) for January 2018, down 9.7% sequentially and 8.1% on year.
Elan to enjoy strong 1Q18Friday 9 February 2018
Touch and fingerprint sensor vendor Elan Microelectronics expects to post revenues of between NT$1.8 billion (US$61.3 million) and NT$1.9 billion for the first quarter of 2018 compared...
Silicon Motion obtains SSD controller orders from Micron, IntelThursday 8 February 2018
Silicon Motion Technology has begun shipping its SATA3 SSD controllers for Micron's Crucial MX500 SSD series and second-generation PCIe NVMe controllers for Intel's 760p series, the...
Xintec losses widen in 2017Thursday 8 February 2018
Image sensor packaging specialist Xintec saw its net losses widen to NT$733 million (US$25.1 million) in 2017 from losses of NT$636 million in 2016. EPS stayed negative at NT$2.71.
Compeq January revenues down 21% on-monthThursday 8 February 2018
PCB maker Compeq Manufacturing has reported consolidated revenues of NT$4.53 billion (US$155 million) for January 2018, down 20.6% on month but up 17.1% on year.
GaAs foundry Win Semi posts record revenues and profits for 2017Wednesday 7 February 2018
GaAs IC foundry Win Semiconductors has reported net profits of NT$3.72 billion (US$126.6 million) on consolidated revenues of NT$17.09 billion for 2017. Both results hit record-high...
Novatek expects to post 10-14% revenue decrease in 1Q18Wednesday 7 February 2018
LCD driver IC specialist Novatek Microelectronics expects to see its first-quarter revenues decrease 10-14% sequentially as a result of seasonality.