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Josephine Lien, Taipei; Adam Hwang, DIGITIMES [Wednesday 6 February 2013]
  • 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$11.4 on the TSE on Monday, August 22, 2016.
    The company has reported consolidated revenues of NT$12,495 million for July 2016, representing a 7.6% drop on month and 1.6% drop on year.
    For the first quarter of 2016, the company totaled NT$34,404 million in consolidated revenues, up 1.6% sequentially and down 8.6% 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$127.58 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
    23-Aug 21,225 5,432 243,063,262 11.40 11.50 11.40 11.45+0.05+0.44% 11.45 11.50
    22-Aug 25,357 6,936 290,028,544 11.55 11.60 11.40 11.40-0.15-1.30% 11.40 11.45
    19-Aug 23,669 4,689 274,526,119 11.65 11.70 11.55 11.55-0.10-0.86% 11.55 11.60
    18-Aug 14,297 3,782 166,730,534 11.70 11.75 11.65 11.65-0.10-0.85% 11.65 11.70
    17-Aug 21,042 5,406 245,921,154 11.75 11.80 11.60 11.75+0.00+0.00% 11.70 11.75
    16-Aug 35,671 6,350 419,983,304 11.85 11.90 11.70 11.75-0.10-0.84% 11.75 11.80
    15-Aug 16,105   11.95 12.00 11.80 11.85-0.15-1.25%  
    • Source: TSE, compiled by Digitimes
    Latest sales

    UMC: Consolidated revenues, Jul 2015 - Jul 2016 (NT$m)

    Month

    Sales

    M/M

    Y/Y

    YTD

    Y/Y

    Jul-16

    12,495

    (7.6%)

    (1.6%)

    83,896

    (5.1%)

    Jun-16

    13,527

    6.5%

    12.2%

    71,401

    (5.6%)

    May-16

    12,705

    18%

    (1.8%)

    57,874

    (9%)

    Apr-16

    10,764

    (16.7%)

    (17.3%)

    45,168

    (10.9%)

    Mar-16

    12,919

    36.3%

    1.6%

    34,404

    (8.6%)

    Feb-16

    9,478

    (21.1%)

    (21.4%)

    21,485

    (13.9%)

    Jan-16

    12,007

    12.5%

    (6.8%)

    12,007

    (6.8%)

    Dec-15

    10,673

    (4%)

    (12.6%)

    144,830

    3.4%

    Nov-15

    11,117

    (7.8%)

    (3.6%)

    134,157

    5%

    Oct-15

    12,059

    15.7%

    (10.7%)

    123,040

    5.8%

    Sep-15

    10,425

    (14.5%)

    (14.9%)

    110,981

    8%

    Aug-15

    12,191

    (4%)

    6.8%

    100,556

    11.1%

    Jul-15

    12,704

    5.3%

    10.1%

    88,365

    11.7%

    *Figures are consolidated
    Source: TSE, compiled by Digitimes, August 2016

    UMC: Consolidated revenues, 1Q15 - 1Q16 (NT$m)

    Quarter

    Sales

    Q/Q

    Y/Y

    YTD

    Y/Y

    1Q-16

    34,404

    1.6%

    (8.6%)

    34,404

    (8.6%)

    4Q-15

    33,849

    (4.2%)

    (9.1%)

    144,830

    3.4%

    3Q-15

    35,320

    (7.1%)

    0.3%

    110,981

    8%

    2Q-15

    38,012

    1%

    6%

    75,661

    12%

    1Q-15

    37,650

    1.1%

    18.8%

    37,650

    18.8%

    *Figures are consolidated
    Source: TSE, compiled by Digitimes, August 2016

    Latest balance sheet and income statement

    UMC: Consolidated balance sheet, 1Q15 - 1Q16 (NT$k)

    Item

    1Q-2016

    4Q-2015

    3Q-2015

    2Q-2015

    1Q-2015

    Current assets

    101,918,830

    94,816,521

    95,032,421

    109,220,849

    101,033,611

    Intangible assets

    4,241,689

    4,504,088

    4,549,283

    4,448,984

    4,492,321

    Non-current assets

    243,011,868

    242,550,289

    234,179,670

    222,034,769

    220,031,195

    Assets

    344,930,698

    337,366,810

    329,212,091

    331,255,618

    321,064,806

    Current liabilities

    41,630,846

    48,245,518

    44,470,097

    43,485,455

    44,442,945

    Non-current liabilities

    74,855,515

    60,303,889

    60,743,852

    63,387,676

    47,359,629

    Liabilities

    116,486,361

    108,549,407

    105,213,949

    106,873,131

    91,802,574

    Stockholders' equity

    228,444,337

    228,817,403

    223,998,142

    224,382,487

    229,262,232

    *Figures are consolidated
    Source: TSE, compiled by Digitimes, August 2016

    UMC: Consolidated income statement, 1Q15 - 1Q16 (NT$k)

    Item

    1Q-2016

    4Q-2015

    3Q-2015

    2Q-2015

    1Q-2015

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    Gross sales

    32,946,931

     

    32,811,676

     

    34,395,252

     

    36,727,393

     

    36,706,417

     

    Operating revenue

    34,404,079

    104.4%

    33,849,382

    103.2%

    35,319,841

    102.7%

    38,011,554

    103.5%

    37,649,644

    102.6%

    Gross profit (loss) from operations

    5,033,993

    15.3%

    6,979,333

    21.3%

    6,910,603

    20.1%

    8,723,482

    23.8%

    9,155,109

    24.9%

    Operating expenses

    5,064,545

    15.4%

    5,065,485

    15.4%

    5,126,083

    14.9%

    4,863,745

    13.2%

    4,913,823

    13.4%

    Operating income (loss)

    -16,448

    0%

    1,879,792

    5.7%

    980,762

    2.9%

    3,876,431

    10.6%

    4,098,672

    11.2%

    Non-operating expenses and losses

    46,537

    0.1%

    906,656

    2.8%

    410,429

    1.2%

    1,303,965

    3.6%

    255,438

    0.7%

    Income from continuing operations before income tax

    30,089

    0.1%

    2,786,448

    8.5%

    1,391,191

    4%

    5,180,396

    14.1%

    4,354,110

    11.9%

    Net income (loss)

    79,180

    0.2%

    3,071,094

    9.4%

    1,307,045

    3.8%

    4,545,040

    12.4%

    3,912,472

    10.7%

    Diluted earnings per share (NT$)

    0

     

    0.2

     

    0.1

     

    0.4

     

    0.3

     

    *Figures are consolidated
    Source: TSE, compiled by Digitimes, August 2016

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