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TSMC may raise dividend for 2016

Nov 27, 10:03

TSMC is likely to raise its annual dividend to NT$5-5.50 a share in 2016, as a result of lower capex and falling depreciation costs, according to market watchers.

TSMC orders NT$2.72 billion of equipment

Stockwatch - Nov 18, 21:14

Contract chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has purchased a batch of machinery and engineering equipment from NuFlare Technology, Ultratech and Ebara for...

TSMC board approves US$4 billion for advanced technology capacity expansion

Nov 11, 15:13

The board of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has approved capital appropriations of US$3.96 billion for expanding capacity for advanced-node manufacturing, and packaging...

Winbond reports increased October revenues

Stockwatch - Nov 9, 10:52

Winbond Electronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.385 billion (US$103.6 million) for October 2015, representing increases of about 5% on quarter and 5.7% on year.

Worldwide semiconductor capital spending to decrease 1% in 2015, says Gartner

Oct 19, 15:52

Worldwide semiconductor capital spending is projected to decline 1% to US$63.9 billion in 2015, according to Gartner. This is a down from the 2.5% growth predicted in Gartner's previous...

Equipment spending slows but still positive in 2015 and 2016, says SEMI

Sep 10, 15:44

Front-end fab equipment spending (including new, used, and in-house) is projected to increase 5% in 2015 to US$37 billion, and rise another 6.6% in 2016 to US$39.4 billion, according...

LuxNet expects 40G OSAs to drive revenue growth

Aug 14, 11:05

Optical communication component maker LuxNet expects 4-channel 40G OSAs (optical sub-assemblies) to drive growth in consolidated revenues in the second half of 2015 and 2016, the...

TSMC board approves US$1.2 billion for advanced technology capacity expansion

Aug 11, 21:45

The board of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has approved capital appropriations of approximately US$1.237 billion for expanding capacity for advanced-node manufacturing,...

Inotera raises capex for 2015

Jul 29, 11:30

Inotera Memories has raised its capex budget to NT$57 billion (US$1.81 billion) for 2015, and reiterated plans to convert 80% of its total wafer start capacity to 20nm process technology...

IC backend service company KYEC to ramp capex for 2015

Newswatch - Jun 29, 10:39

King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) has decided to hike its capex for 2015 to NT$5.8 billion (US187.08 million) from NT$5 billion set previously, the IC backend service company has said...

Chipbond to double capex in 2015, says report

Jun 17, 15:28

Chipbond Technology has budgeted a capex of NT$4 billion (US$129 million) for 2015, compared with the less than NT$2 billion allocated for 2014, according to a Chinese-language Liberty...

E Ink capex to further drop in 2015

May 25, 15:37

Capital expenditures from E Ink Holding (EIH) are on the decline, and are expected to reach below the NT$553 million (US$18.13 million) mark the company put forth in 2014.

Digitimes Research: Capex from Korea makers down slightly in 2015

May 22, 15:59

Capex from Korea-based panel makers Samsung Display and LG Display for AMOLED panels will drop from KRW7 trillion (US$6.9 billion) in 2014 to KRW6.7 trillion in 2015, according to...

DRAM maker Inotera expects better market conditions in 2H15

May 13, 21:27

DRAM market conditions will be better in the third quarter of 2015, recovering from the bad first half of the year, according to Charles Kau, chairman for Inotera Memories.

TSMC expects sales drop in 2Q15

Apr 17, 10:37

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) expects its revenues to decrease 7-8% sequentially in the second quarter of 2015. The pure-play IC foundry has also cut its annual...

TSMC expects 2Q15 sales to drop

Digitimes Research: Samsung semiconductor capex to reach record high in 2015

Apr 13, 15:53

Semiconductor capital spending by Samsung Electronics is expected to reach an all-time high of US$15 billion in 2015, making the company's capex the world's highest in the semiconductor...

Tong Hsing 2015 capex to top NT$1.5 billion

Mar 4, 16:11

Tong Hsing Electronic Industries, which provides assembly and test services for niche ICs and produces ceramic substrates for the manufacture of LEDs, expects its capex for 2015 to...

TSMC orders equipment for NT$3.5 billion

Stockwatch - Feb 17, 10:56

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has purchased facility and engineering equipment from Hitachi High-Technologies, Hitachi Kokusai Electric, ASML, Applied Materials...

TSMC to deal out cash dividend of NT$4.50 for 2014

Feb 10, 20:22

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) board of directors on January 10 adopted a proposal recommending the distribution of a NT$4.50 (US$0.14) cash dividend per common...

ChipMOS to allocate 30-40% of capex for driver-IC testing

Jan 19, 21:31

Packaging and testing firm ChipMOS Technologies will allocate 30-40% of its planned capex for 2015 for upgrading its production lines for LCD driver ICs, according to the company.

Unimicron approves NT$10.67 billion for 2015 capex

Dec 25, 15:34

The board of directors of Unimicron Technology, a manufacturer of PCBs and IC substrates, has approved plans to budget NT$10.67 billion (US$335.5 million) in capex for 2015.

UMC board approves capex for capacity expansion

Stockwatch - Dec 25, 14:51

The board of directors of United Microelectronics (UMC) has approved an additional capital expenditure (capex) budget of NT$9.34 billion (US$293.8 million) for building new production...

IC backend firms cautious about 2015 capex plans

Dec 2, 15:52

Having spent big in 2014, major Taiwan-based IC packaging and testing houses are cautious with their capital expenditures (capex) for 2015.

ChipMOS 2015 capex to stay flat

Nov 27, 15:30

ChipMOS Technologies, which specializes in assembly and test services for LCD driver ICs and memory chips, is expected to maintain its 2015 capex at near 2014 levels, according to...

TSMC board passes budget for capacity expansion

Nov 12, 22:09

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) board of directors has approved plans to spend US$5.57 billion to expand both advanced and mainstream technology capacities, and...

Innolux sees over 18% on-year increase in October

Nov 7, 14:46

Innolux has announced its October 2014 consolidated revenues reached NT$38.3 billion (US$1.25 billion) in October 2014, a decrease of 0.5% on month and an increase of 18.2% on year...

Inotera to more than double capex for 2015

Oct 30, 10:53

Inotera Memories plans to more than double its capex budget to NT$50 billion (US$1.65 billion) in 2015 from NT$22 billion projected for 2014 in order to facilitate its migration to...

TSMC approves new capex spending for advanced capacity expansion

Aug 12, 21:49

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has approved the appropriation of NT$91.03 billion (US$3.05 billion) for advanced capacity expansion, conversion of certain logic...

Increased panel production automation saves Innolux NT$1 billion

Jul 4, 11:28

Focusing on increased efforts to bump up automated panel production helped Innolux save NT$1 billion (US$33.5 million) in capital expenditures between 2009-2013, according to Innol...

Nanya Technology to ramp up 2014 capex

Jul 1, 21:55

Nanya Technology plans to ramp up its capex for 2014 to NT$6.69 billion (US$224 million) from NT$3.05 billion set previously, mainly to remove production bottlenecks at its 12-inch...

FPCB makers raising capex budgets for 2014

Jun 4, 22:06

Taiwan-based flexible PCB makers including Flexium Interconnect, Zhen Ding Technology Holding and Career Technology are increasing their capex for capacity ramps in 2014, according...

Inotera 1Q14 earnings higher than expected

Apr 22, 22:00

Memory chipmaker Inotera Memories has reported net profits of NT$11.25 billion (US$372.13 million) for the first quarter of 2014, higher than market expectations of NT$11 billion...

Winbond to further increase capex for 2014

Newswatch - Mar 31, 11:58

Winbond Electronics plans to increase its capex for 2014 to NT$10.48 billion (US$343.91 million) from NT$8.6 billion projected earlier in the year, according to the company, which...

Samsung, Intel, TSMC to account for 52% of semiconductor capex in 2014, says IC Insights

Mar 26, 14:45

Samsung Electronics and Intel are each forecast to spend at least US$11 billion in semiconductor capital during 2014, and TSMC slightly less than US$10 billion. Collectively the three...

Capex of global semiconductor industry to reach US$62 billion in 2014

Mar 24, 22:33

Capex of the global semiconductor industry is expected to top US$62.2 billion in 2014 as increasing popularity of mobile devices has stirred demand for IC parts built by advanced...

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