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Mobos are all about differentiation: Q&A with ECS - related company info
Joseph Tsai, DIGITIMES, Taipei [Thursday 7 June 2012]
  • Elitegroup Computer Systems
  • Performance
    The company's stock price closed at NT$23.55 on the TSE on Thursday, April 17, 2014.
    The company has reported consolidated revenues of NT$4,859 million for March 2014, representing a 53.4% increase on month and 11.1% drop on year.
    For the fourth quarter of 2013, the company totaled NT$17,140 million in consolidated revenues, up 3.2% sequentially and up 0.4% on year.
    Brief

    Full name: Elitegroup Computer Systems

    Chinese name: 精英電腦股份有限公司

    Short name: ECS

    Arconym: ECS

    Stock code: 2331

    Tax ID: 22449566

    Market: TSE

    Established: 6 May 1987

    Paid in capital: NT$7.34 billion

    Listed on TSE: 21 Sep 1994

    Public since: 13 Jun 1991

    Website: www.ecs.com.tw

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  • Latest stock
    ECS [2331] historical stock price (NT$)
    DateVolume (k)TransactionsValueOpenHighLowCloseChangeAskBid
    18-Apr 4,083 1,510 96,822,629 23.55 23.90 23.55 23.70+0.15+0.64% 23.75 23.70
    17-Apr 3,555 1,063 83,450,256 23.50 23.55 23.40 23.55+0.10+0.43% 23.60 23.55
    16-Apr 3,755 1,441 87,935,423 23.50 23.60 23.30 23.45+0.05+0.21% 23.50 23.45
    15-Apr 4,777 1,763 111,863,665 23.20 23.55 23.20 23.40+0.40+1.74% 23.45 23.35
    14-Apr 7,391 2,283 171,469,336 23.50 23.50 23.00 23.00-0.65-2.75% 23.05 23.00
    11-Apr 7,456 2,404 177,279,716 24.00 24.05 23.55 23.65-0.60-2.47% 23.70 23.65
    10-Apr 8,352 2,768 202,096,622 24.35 24.55 24.00 24.25-0.05-0.21% 24.25 24.15
    • Source: TSE, compiled by Digitimes
    Latest sales

    ECS: Consolidated revenues, Mar 2013 - Mar 2014 (NT$m)

    Month

    Sales

    M/M

    Y/Y

    YTD

    Y/Y

    Mar-14

    4,859

    53.4%

    (11.1%)

    12,321

    (11.7%)

    Feb-14

    3,167

    (26.3%)

    1.8%

    7,462

    (12.1%)

    Jan-14

    4,295

    (26.9%)

    (20.1%)

    4,295

    (20.1%)

    Dec-13

    5,872

    0.8%

    (7.6%)

    63,140

    (5.4%)

    Nov-13

    5,828

    8.9%

    17.2%

    57,268

    (5.1%)

    Oct-13

    5,349

    0.9%

    (5.3%)

    51,440

    (7.1%)

    Sep-13

    5,303

    (7.5%)

    (23.8%)

    46,091

    (7.3%)

    Aug-13

    5,733

    4.1%

    6.9%

    40,788

    (4.7%)

    Jul-13

    5,507

    0.5%

    8%

    35,056

    (6.3%)

    Jun-13

    5,482

    10.4%

    (5.9%)

    29,549

    (8.6%)

    May-13

    4,967

    (3.5%)

    (11.2%)

    24,066

    (9.2%)

    Apr-13

    5,145

    (5.9%)

    (10.1%)

    19,099

    (8.6%)

    Mar-13

    5,466

    75.7%

    (18.7%)

    13,954

    (8.1%)

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

    ECS: Consolidated revenues, 4Q12 - 4Q13 (NT$m)

    Quarter

    Sales

    Q/Q

    Y/Y

    YTD

    Y/Y

    4Q-13

    17,140

    3.2%

    0.4%

    63,442

    (5.2%)

    3Q-13

    16,610

    6.2%

    (4.8%)

    46,302

    (7.2%)

    2Q-13

    15,646

    11.4%

    (9%)

    29,693

    (8.4%)

    1Q-13

    14,046

    (17.8%)

    (7.8%)

    14,046

    (7.8%)

    4Q-12

    17,079

    (2.1%)

    (8.9%)

    66,950

    (7.9%)

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

    Latest balance sheet and income statement

    ECS: Consolidated balance sheet, 4Q12 - 4Q13 (NT$k)

    Item

    4Q-2013

    3Q-2013

    2Q-2013

    1Q-2013

    4Q-2012

    Current assets

    26,617,279

    23,539,918

    24,048,209

    23,695,807

    24,769,149

    Intangible assets

    628,922

    879,878

    890,276

    891,886

    880,924

    Non-current assets

    8,133,757

    11,239,229

    11,420,674

    11,674,870

    11,781,848

    Assets

    34,751,036

    34,779,147

    35,468,883

    35,370,677

    36,550,997

    Current liabilities

    15,729,741

    19,045,331

    20,060,976

    15,336,808

    14,942,404

    Non-current liabilities

    634,990

    49,349

    83,047

    84,495

    2,108,677

    Liabilities

    16,364,731

    19,094,680

    20,144,023

    15,421,303

    17,051,081

    Stockholders' equity

    18,386,305

    15,684,467

    15,324,860

    19,949,374

    19,499,916

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

    ECS: Consolidated income statement, 4Q12 - 4Q13 (NT$k)

    Item

    4Q-2013

    3Q-2013

    2Q-2013

    1Q-2013

    4Q-2012

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    Gross sales

    17,139,703

     

    16,609,540

     

    15,206,781

     

    14,485,879

     

    17,480,069

     

    Operating revenue

    17,139,703

    100%

    16,609,540

    100%

    15,646,257

    102.9%

    14,046,403

    97%

    17,078,881

    97.7%

    Gross profit (loss) from operations

    1,541,269

    9%

    1,555,094

    9.4%

    1,401,116

    9.2%

    1,166,652

    8.1%

    1,167,279

    6.7%

    Operating expenses

    1,411,750

    8.2%

    1,129,048

    6.8%

    1,070,902

    7%

    918,629

    6.3%

    1,023,622

    5.9%

    Operating income (loss)

    129,519

    0.8%

    426,046

    2.6%

    330,214

    2.2%

    248,023

    1.7%

    143,657

    0.8%

    Non-operating revenues and gains

     

     

     

     

     

     

    64,242

    0.4%

    68,376

    0.4%

    Non-operating expenses and losses

    2,620,581

    15.3%

    77,065

    0.5%

    0

    0%

     

     

    58,316

    0.3%

    Income from continuing operations before income tax

    2,750,100

    16%

    503,111

    3%

    464,239

    3.1%

    312,265

    2.2%

    201,924

    1.2%

    Net income (loss)

    2,511,998

    14.7%

    433,105

    2.6%

    344,844

    2.3%

    219,037

    1.5%

    68,223

    0.4%

    Diluted earnings per share (NT$)

    2.5

     

    0.4

     

    0.3

     

    0.2

     

    0.1

     

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

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