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Kristina Shih, DIGITIMES Research, Taipei [Friday 17 January 2014]
  • Asustek Computer
  • Performance
    The company's stock price closed at NT$284 on the TSE on Wednesday, May 24, 2017.
    The company has reported consolidated revenues of NT$27,113 million for April 2017, representing a 39.8% drop on month and 6.9% drop on year.
    For the first quarter of 2017, the company totaled NT$108,221 million in consolidated revenues, down 14.4% sequentially and down 9.3% 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
    • Asustek G11 gaming desktop

      Asustek Computer has announced that its G11 gaming desktop is now available with the latest seventh generation Intel Core...

      Photo: Company, Feb 7.

    • Asustek ZenFone 3 Zoom smartphone

      Asustek Computer has announced ZenFone 3 Zoom, an ultra-thin 5.5-inch smartphone with a 5000mAh battery and a dual-camera...

      Photo: Company, Jan 23.

    • Asustek ZenFone AR smartphone

      Asustek Computer has announced ZenFone AR, a smartphone that represents an advance in mobile virtual reality (VR) and augmented...

      Photo: Company, Jan 23.

  • Latest stock
    Asustek [2357] historical stock price (NT$)
    DateVolume (k)TransactionsValueOpenHighLowCloseChangeAskBid
    25-May 1,446   285.00 291.00 284.00 291.00+6.00+2.11%  
    24-May 227   284.50 285.00 283.00 284.00+0.50+0.18%  
    23-May 1,160 891 328,142,030 280.00 284.50 280.00 283.50+2.50+0.89% 283.00 283.50
    22-May 986 825 277,663,738 283.50 283.50 281.00 281.00-3.00-1.06% 281.00 281.50
    • Source: TSE, compiled by Digitimes
    Latest sales

    Asustek: Consolidated revenues, Apr 2016 - Apr 2017 (NT$m)

    Month

    Sales

    M/M

    Y/Y

    YTD

    Y/Y

    Apr-17

    27,113

    (39.8%)

    (6.9%)

    135,334

    (8.8%)

    Mar-17

    45,060

    41.6%

    13.9%

    108,228

    (9.3%)

    Feb-17

    31,818

    1.5%

    (10.1%)

    63,168

    (10.6%)

    Jan-17

    31,349

    (20.8%)

    (11.2%)

    31,349

    (11.2%)

    Dec-16

    39,558

    (18.8%)

    (3.9%)

    515,570

    0.4%

    Nov-16

    48,727

    27.2%

    (2.8%)

    476,012

    10.4%

    Oct-16

    38,303

    (14.2%)

    (7.5%)

    427,285

    12.1%

    Sep-16

    44,614

    11.9%

    1.5%

    388,981

    14.5%

    Aug-16

    39,858

    19.6%

    (2.4%)

    344,367

    16.5%

    Jul-16

    33,341

    (21.3%)

    (3.5%)

    304,510

    19.5%

    Jun-16

    42,386

    33.1%

    1.7%

    271,169

    23.1%

    May-16

    31,855

    9.5%

    (5.4%)

    228,782

    28.1%

    Apr-16

    29,105

    (40.1%)

    (11.9%)

    196,928

    35.9%

    *Figures are consolidated
    Source: TSE, compiled by Digitimes, May 2017

    Asustek: Consolidated revenues, 1Q16 - 1Q17 (NT$m)

    Quarter

    Sales

    Q/Q

    Y/Y

    YTD

    Y/Y

    1Q-17

    108,221

    (14.4%)

    (9.3%)

    108,221

    (9.3%)

    4Q-16

    126,399

    7.3%

    (4.8%)

    466,803

    (1.2%)

    3Q-16

    117,808

    14%

    (1.3%)

    340,404

    0.2%

    2Q-16

    103,343

    (13.3%)

    (4.7%)

    222,596

    1%

    1Q-16

    119,253

    (10.2%)

    6.6%

    119,253

    6.6%

    *Figures are consolidated
    Source: TSE, compiled by Digitimes, May 2017

    Latest balance sheet and income statement

    Asustek: Consolidated balance sheet, 1Q16 - 1Q17 (NT$k)

    Item

    1Q-2017

    4Q-2016

    3Q-2016

    2Q-2016

    1Q-2016

    Current assets

    256,142,607

    273,972,099

    245,157,676

    244,916,004

    246,156,668

    Intangible assets

    1,885,929

    1,898,724

    1,912,217

    1,937,870

    1,956,135

    Non-current assets

    96,003,397

    90,247,827

    92,797,528

    77,155,101

    79,223,401

    Assets

    352,146,004

    364,219,926

    337,955,204

    322,071,105

    325,380,069

    Current liabilities

    151,410,818

    168,496,912

    149,207,423

    144,797,088

    139,568,844

    Non-current liabilities

    11,103,344

    11,505,800

    9,537,444

    10,235,175

    11,061,967

    Liabilities

    162,514,162

    180,002,712

    158,744,867

    155,032,263

    150,630,811

    Stockholders' equity

    189,631,842

    184,217,214

    179,210,337

    167,038,842

    174,749,258

    *Figures are consolidated
    Source: TSE, compiled by Digitimes, May 2017

    Asustek: Consolidated income statement, 1Q16 - 1Q17 (NT$k)

    Item

    1Q-2017

    4Q-2016

    3Q-2016

    2Q-2016

    1Q-2016

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    NT$k

    % of sales

    Operating revenue

    108,221,176

     

    126,398,576

     

    117,807,829

     

    103,343,297

     

    119,253,004

     

    Gross profit (loss) from operations

    14,956,686

    13.8%

    18,399,583

    14.6%

    17,061,145

    14.5%

    14,514,864

    14%

    16,251,775

    13.6%

    Operating expenses

    10,946,156

    10.1%

    13,331,369

    10.5%

    12,403,207

    10.5%

    10,524,441

    10.2%

    11,216,395

    9.4%

    Operating income (loss)

    4,010,530

    3.7%

    5,068,214

    4%

    4,657,938

    4%

    3,990,423

    3.9%

    5,035,380

    4.2%

    Non-operating expenses and losses

    762,014

    0.7%

    595,736

    0.5%

    3,128,520

    2.7%

    1,429,164

    1.4%

    376,574

    0.3%

    Income from continuing operations before income tax

    4,772,544

    4.4%

    5,663,950

    4.5%

    7,786,458

    6.6%

    5,419,587

    5.2%

    5,411,954

    4.5%

    Net income (loss)

    3,747,574

    3.5%

    5,063,873

    4%

    6,117,716

    5.2%

    4,201,825

    4.1%

    4,234,990

    3.6%

    Diluted earnings per share (NT$)

    4.9

     

    6.6

     

    8

     

    5.5

     

    5.6

     

    *Figures are consolidated
    Source: TSE, compiled by Digitimes, May 2017

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