Taipei, Tuesday, May 26, 2015 07:40 (GMT+8)
mostly cloudy
Taipei
23°C
Digitimes Research: Asustek ZenFone smartphones have lower price-performance ratios than comparable models from China - related company info
Kristina Shih, DIGITIMES Research, Taipei [Friday 17 January 2014]
  • Asustek Computer
  • Performance
    The company's stock price closed at NT$306 on the TSE on Friday, May 22, 2015.
    The company has reported consolidated revenues of NT$33,040 million for April 2015, representing a 21.6% drop on month and 4.1% drop on year.
    For the first quarter of 2015, the company totaled NT$111,890 million in consolidated revenues, down 18.9% sequentially and up 1.4% on year.
    Brief

    Full name: Asustek Computer

    Chinese name: 華碩電腦股份有限公司

    Short name: Asustek

    Stock code: 2357

    Tax ID: 23638777

    Market: TSE

    Established: 2 Apr 1990

    Paid in capital: NT$7.43 billion

    Listed on TSE: 14 Nov 1996

    Website: www.asus.com.tw

  • On display
  • Latest stock
    Asustek [2357] historical stock price (NT$)
    DateVolume (k)TransactionsValueOpenHighLowCloseChangeAskBid
    25-May 595 518 182,060,145 303.50 308.00 303.00 307.00+1.00+0.33% 307.00 306.50
    22-May 1,130 949 345,314,110 305.00 307.00 304.00 306.00+3.50+1.16% 306.50 306.00
    21-May 1,916 1,442 579,428,262 301.00 305.00 300.00 302.50+1.00+0.33% 302.50 302.00
    20-May 4,750 1,817 1,435,732,662 306.50 306.50 301.00 301.50-0.50-0.17% 302.00 301.50
    19-May 2,468 1,415 745,892,670 304.50 304.50 301.00 302.00-1.00-0.33% 302.00 301.50
    18-May 1,835 1,176 557,873,634 307.00 307.00 303.00 303.00-1.00-0.33% 303.50 303.00
    • Source: TSE, compiled by Digitimes
    Latest sales

    Asustek: Consolidated revenues, Apr 2014 - Apr 2015 (NT$m)

    Month

    Sales

    M/M

    Y/Y

    YTD

    Y/Y

    Apr-15

    33,040

    (21.6%)

    (4.1%)

    144,930

    0.1%

    Mar-15

    42,128

    21.1%

    (0.3%)

    111,891

    1.4%

    Feb-15

    34,790

    (0.5%)

    (5%)

    69,763

    (2.7%)

    Jan-15

    34,974

    (17.2%)

    (0.3%)

    34,974

    (0.3%)

    Dec-14

    42,257

    (13.7%)

    6%

    477,228

    3%

    Nov-14

    48,945

    5.1%

    (0.7%)

    434,971

    2.7%

    Oct-14

    46,569

    12%

    12.2%

    386,026

    3.2%

    Sep-14

    41,574

    (1.4%)

    (1.3%)

    339,457

    2.1%

    Aug-14

    42,164

    4.9%

    3.1%

    297,884

    2.6%

    Jul-14

    40,190

    18.5%

    12.3%

    255,720

    2.5%

    Jun-14

    33,909

    (8%)

    0.4%

    215,530

    0.8%

    May-14

    36,845

    7%

    10.5%

    181,621

    0.9%

    Apr-14

    34,440

    (10.8%)

    5.7%

    144,776

    (1.3%)

    *Figures are consolidated
    Source: TSE, compiled by Digitimes, May 2015

    Asustek: Consolidated revenues, 1Q14 - 1Q15 (NT$m)

    Quarter

    Sales

    Q/Q

    Y/Y

    YTD

    Y/Y

    1Q-15

    111,890

    (18.9%)

    1.4%

    111,890

    1.4%

    4Q-14

    137,959

    11.3%

    5.6%

    477,408

    3.1%

    3Q-14

    123,916

    17.8%

    4.3%

    339,449

    2.1%

    2Q-14

    105,197

    (4.7%)

    5.5%

    215,533

    0.8%

    1Q-14

    110,336

    (15.6%)

    (3.3%)

    110,336

    (3.3%)

    *Figures are consolidated
    Source: TSE, compiled by Digitimes, May 2015

    Latest balance sheet and income statement

    Asustek: Consolidated balance sheet, 1Q14 - 1Q15 (NT$k)

    Item

    1Q-2015

    4Q-2014

    3Q-2014

    2Q-2014

    1Q-2014

    Current assets

    251,076,094

    274,913,727

    248,166,510

    245,662,284

    230,389,423

    Intangible assets

    2,101,143

    2,148,541

    2,102,053

    2,116,781

    2,113,109

    Non-current assets

    82,797,130

    77,507,786

    68,093,540

    69,794,249

    60,325,093

    Assets

    333,873,224

    352,421,513

    316,260,050

    315,456,533

    290,714,516

    Current liabilities

    150,481,108

    178,987,351

    158,734,879

    162,879,165

    137,590,311

    Non-current liabilities

    8,113,251

    7,911,099

    8,568,360

    8,988,998

    8,094,439

    Liabilities

    158,594,359

    186,898,450

    167,303,239

    171,868,163

    145,684,750

    Stockholders' equity

    175,278,865

    165,523,063

    148,956,811

    143,588,370

    145,029,766

    *Figures are consolidated
    Source: TSE, compiled by Digitimes, May 2015

    Asustek: Consolidated income statement, 1Q14 - 1Q15 (NT$k)

    Item

    1Q-2015

    4Q-2014

    3Q-2014

    2Q-2014

    1Q-2014

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    Operating revenue

    111,889,517

     

    137,959,350

     

    123,915,618

     

    105,197,082

     

    110,335,999

     

    Gross profit (loss) from operations

    15,331,207

    13.7%

    17,844,975

    12.9%

    17,304,731

    14%

    15,423,551

    14.7%

    14,810,531

    13.4%

    Operating expenses

    10,196,371

    9.1%

    11,658,004

    8.5%

    11,603,772

    9.4%

    10,641,372

    10.1%

    9,770,676

    8.9%

    Operating income (loss)

    5,134,836

    4.6%

    6,186,971

    4.5%

    5,700,959

    4.6%

    4,782,179

    4.5%

    5,039,855

    4.6%

    Non-operating expenses and losses

    -223,181

    -0.2%

    1,498

    0%

    1,839,447

    1.5%

    1,583,166

    1.5%

    263,439

    0.2%

    Income from continuing operations before income tax

    4,911,655

    4.4%

    6,188,469

    4.5%

    7,540,406

    6.1%

    6,365,345

    6.1%

    5,303,294

    4.8%

    Net income (loss)

    3,696,992

    3.3%

    4,555,430

    3.3%

    5,874,795

    4.7%

    4,861,762

    4.6%

    4,422,418

    4%

    Diluted earnings per share (NT$)

    4.9

     

    6

     

    7.8

     

    6.4

     

    5.8

     

    *Figures are consolidated
    Source: TSE, compiled by Digitimes, May 2015

  • Asustek Computer full profile
Realtime news
  • HMI EPS for 2015 to rise

    Bits + chips - Stockwatch | 9h 35min ago

  • New iPhone uses smaller LED backlight unit, say Taiwan makers

    LED | 9h 35min ago

  • Taiwan makers promoting PERC polycrystalline solar cells

    Green energy | 9h 41min ago

  • Hans von Mangoldt Taiwan establishing new plants in Taiwan

    Before Going to Press | 9h 39min ago

  • Samsung to invest in Wuxi, China for polarizer factory

    Before Going to Press | 9h 40min ago

  • CES Asia: Haier to partner with Intel for wireless charging technology

    Before Going to Press | 9h 40min ago

  • Zhen Ding and Flexium to see strong 2015 EPS thanks to iPhone orders

    Before Going to Press | 10h 25min ago

  • Merry Electronics needs a step to become iPhone supply chain maker

    Before Going to Press | 10h 26min ago

  • Foxconn, Pegatron not to be replaced for OEM production of iPhone, say Taiwan makers

    Before Going to Press | 10h 27min ago

  • Apple said to shift battery orders for next-generation iPhone away from Simplo

    Before Going to Press | 10h 27min ago

  • China market: Smartisan to launch 5.5-inch smartphone

    Before Going to Press | 11h 24min ago

  • Samsung expected to lead in Ultra HD TV sales in Taiwan during 2015

    Before Going to Press | 11h 26min ago

  • Taiwan LCD driver IC firms eyeing orders from Apple, Samsung

    Before Going to Press | 11h 26min ago

  • Hisense launches new 4K ULED TVs

    Before Going to Press | 11h 27min ago

  • Computex 2015: Smart living gaining attention from vendors

    Before Going to Press | 11h 27min ago

Pause
 | 
View more

Taiwan server shipment forecast and industry analysis, 2015

RESEARCH EXTRAS | Apr 10, 15:57

The server market did not perform well in 2014 though rising demand from Internet data centers (IDCs) and China brands helped global shipments (measured by motherboards) grow 7.1% to 10.4 million. Using this as the base for growth, in 2015 the market is expected...

How China is shaping the LTE/TD-LTE market in 2015

CHINA SMARTPHONE | Apr 9, 15:42

Digitimes Research estimates that the global LTE market doubled in size to 445 million users in 2014 and we further forecast that annual growth in the number of LTE users will remain above 70% between 2015-2016, with the overall market reaching 1.466 billion...

Taiwan LCD TVs – 1Q 2015

TAIWAN DISPLAY SYSTEM | May 22, 15:51

Taiwan's LCD TV makers saw strong seasonal impacts in the first quarter of 2015. Shipments to North America saw a particularly sharp decline as a result of reduced procurement from Mexico and major client Toshiba quitting the North America market.

Taiwan handsets – 1Q 2015

TAIWAN MOBILE DEVICE | May 15, 15:58

Most of Taiwan's handset makers felt strong seasonal effects in the first quarter. Foxconn suffered particularly as a result of drastic drops in orders from Sony Mobile and Microsoft Mobile.

China smartphone market and industry – 1Q 2015

CHINA SMARTPHONE | May 13, 10:56

According to Digitimes Research's survey of the Mainland China smartphone supply chain, as well as other relative vendors, increased demand for Apple's new device models, Mainland China's high-end smartphone models experienced lackluster sales in the first quarter...

Innodisk at Computex Taipei 2015
Wireless broadband developments in Southeast Asia markets
The transition to 4k TV - UHD TV market forecast, 2014-2017

25-May-2015 markets closed

 LastChange

TAIEX (TSE)9638.8+60.24+0.63% 

TSE electronic377.01+2.38+0.64% 

GTSM (OTC)139.71+0.71+0.51% 

OTC electronic184.19+1.01+0.55% 

  • Wireless broadband developments in Southeast Asia markets

    As of 2013, the 10 ASEAN nations had a total of over 700 million mobile subscriptions, with the CAGR from 2003-2013 reaching 24%. This Digitimes Research Special Report analyzes the various mobile broadband markets in ASEAN and looks at the respective trends in 4G LTE development for those markets.

  • 2015 global tablet demand forecast

    This Digitimes Research Special Report provides a 2015 forecast for the global tablet market and analyzes the strategies of key market players such as Google, Apple, Intel, and Microsoft.

  • 2015 China smartphone panel trend forecast

    This Digitimes Research Special Report analyzes the strategies of key China-based major panel makers BOE, Tianma and IVO for attacking the different market segments through technology and pricing, and their relationship to local vendors Huawei, Lenovo, ZTE, Xiaomi and Coolpad.