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  • Asustek Computer
  • Performance
    The company's stock price closed at NT$319 on the TSE on Monday, April 20, 2015.
    The company has reported consolidated revenues of NT$42,128 million for March 2015, representing a 21.1% increase on month and 0.3% drop on year.
    For the fourth quarter of 2014, the company totaled NT$137,959 million in consolidated revenues, up 11.3% sequentially and up 5.6% 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

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  • Latest stock
    Asustek [2357] historical stock price (NT$)
    DateVolume (k)TransactionsValueOpenHighLowCloseChangeAskBid
    21-Apr 1,477 1,166 473,686,353 319.50 323.00 319.00 319.00+0.00+0.00% 320.00 319.00
    20-Apr 1,151   321.00 323.00 319.00 319.00-2.50-0.78%  
    17-Apr 1,791 1,477 574,102,176 319.00 323.00 316.50 321.50+2.50+0.78% 322.00 321.50
    16-Apr 1,954 1,340 621,756,572 317.50 319.00 314.50 319.00+5.00+1.59% 319.50 319.00
    15-Apr 2,056 1,501 645,928,878 316.50 319.00 312.00 314.00-2.50-0.79% 314.00 313.50
    14-Apr 1,078 826 342,504,395 316.00 320.00 316.00 316.50-1.50-0.47% 317.00 316.50
    13-Apr 1,168 780 370,945,880 316.00 320.50 316.00 318.00+2.00+0.63% 318.00 317.00
    • Source: TSE, compiled by Digitimes
    Latest sales

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

    Month

    Sales

    M/M

    Y/Y

    YTD

    Y/Y

    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%)

    Mar-14

    38,629

    5.5%

    (7.2%)

    110,336

    17.2%

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

    Asustek: Consolidated revenues, 4Q13 - 4Q14 (NT$m)

    Quarter

    Sales

    Q/Q

    Y/Y

    YTD

    Y/Y

    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%)

    4Q-13

    130,704

    10%

    4.5%

    463,287

    3.3%

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

    Latest balance sheet and income statement

    Asustek: Consolidated balance sheet, 4Q13 - 4Q14 (NT$k)

    Item

    4Q-2014

    3Q-2014

    2Q-2014

    1Q-2014

    4Q-2013

    Current assets

    274,913,727

    248,166,510

    245,662,284

    230,389,423

    238,864,019

    Intangible assets

    2,148,541

    2,102,053

    2,116,781

    2,113,109

    2,159,156

    Non-current assets

    77,507,786

    68,093,540

    69,794,249

    60,325,093

    57,208,736

    Assets

    352,421,513

    316,260,050

    315,456,533

    290,714,516

    296,072,755

    Current liabilities

    178,987,351

    158,734,879

    162,879,165

    137,590,311

    151,095,249

    Non-current liabilities

    7,911,099

    8,568,360

    8,988,998

    8,094,439

    8,006,022

    Liabilities

    186,898,450

    167,303,239

    171,868,163

    145,684,750

    159,101,271

    Stockholders' equity

    165,523,063

    148,956,811

    143,588,370

    145,029,766

    136,971,484

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

    Asustek: Consolidated income statement, 4Q13 - 4Q14 (NT$k)

    Item

    4Q-2014

    3Q-2014

    2Q-2014

    1Q-2014

    4Q-2013

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    Operating revenue

    137,959,350

     

    123,915,618

     

    105,197,082

     

    110,335,999

     

    130,704,029

     

    Gross profit (loss) from operations

    17,844,975

    12.9%

    17,304,731

    14%

    15,423,551

    14.7%

    14,810,531

    13.4%

    16,571,566

    12.7%

    Operating expenses

    11,658,004

    8.5%

    11,603,772

    9.4%

    10,641,372

    10.1%

    9,770,676

    8.9%

    11,084,882

    8.5%

    Operating income (loss)

    6,186,971

    4.5%

    5,700,959

    4.6%

    4,782,179

    4.5%

    5,039,855

    4.6%

    5,486,684

    4.2%

    Non-operating expenses and losses

    1,498

    0%

    1,839,447

    1.5%

    1,583,166

    1.5%

    263,439

    0.2%

    1,841,430

    1.4%

    Income from continuing operations before income tax

    6,188,469

    4.5%

    7,540,406

    6.1%

    6,365,345

    6.1%

    5,303,294

    4.8%

    7,328,114

    5.6%

    Net income (loss)

    4,555,430

    3.3%

    5,874,795

    4.7%

    4,861,762

    4.6%

    4,422,418

    4%

    5,704,408

    4.4%

    Diluted earnings per share (NT$)

    6

     

    7.8

     

    6.4

     

    5.8

     

    7.6

     

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

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