Xintec profits soar in 1Q15
Stockwatch - May 21, 21:23
Taiwan's Xintec, an affiliate of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) specializing in packaging services for CMOS image sensors as well as MEMS and fingerprint sensors, saw its profits soar almost 300% from a year earlier in the first quarter of 2015.
GaAs IC firms look to strong growth in 2H15
May 19, 22:09
GaAs IC foundries Win Semiconductors and Advanced Wireless Semiconductor Company (AWSC), and GaAs epi-wafer supplier Visual Photonics Epitaxy Company (VPEC) are set to report significant revenue growth for the second half of 2015, according to market observers.
PCB, FPCB makers to post mixed results for 2Q15
May 19, 22:08
PCB and flexible PCB (FPCB) suppliers are expected to post mixed results for the second quarter of 2015 as orders from the iPhone 6 supply chain are expected to begin to subside and demand from the notebook sector will remain flag, according to industry sources.
PCB maker Compeq sees improved profits in 1Q15
Newswatch - May 18, 10:57
PCB maker Compeq Manufacturing has reported net profits of NT$453 million (US$14.89 million) for the first quarter of 2015, increasing 35.6% from a year earlier.
Tong Hsing sees profits down over 30% in 1Q15
Newswatch - May 18, 10:55
IC test service and ceramic substrate supplier Tong Hsing Electronic Industries saw its net profits decline 37.7% on quarter and 33.3% on year to NT$209 million (US$6.87 million) in the first quarter of 2015.
JMC to expand production capacity for COF tape
May 14, 22:17
JMC Electronics, an affiliate of Chang Wah Electromaterials (CWE) specializing in the manufacture of chip-on-film (COF) substrates, will launch a new COF tape production line in the third quarter of 2015, according to CWE chairman Chia-neng Huang.
IC distributor ANStek 1Q15 profits rise
May 14, 22:11
IC distributor Answer Technology (ANStek) has reported net profits of NT$56 million (US$1.8 million) on consolidated revenues of NT$799 million for the first quarter of 2015, with revenues and profits rising 21.8% and 44.9%, respectively, on year. Net EPS for the quarter came to NT$1.02.
FPCB maker Career posts negative EPS for 1Q15
Newswatch - May 14, 14:38
Flexible PCB maker Career Technology has reported a negative EPS of NT$0.26 for the first quarter of 2015, during which revenues totaled NT$3.58 billion (US$116.42 million), down 37% from a quarter earlier.
PCB maker Gold Circuit makes profits in 1Q15
Newswatch - May 14, 13:52
PCB maker Gold Circuit Electronics has announced net profits of NT$249 million (US$8.13 million) for the first quarter of 2015, the fourth consecutive quarter that the company has generated profits.
PCB maker Zhen Ding posts EPS of NT$1.85 for 1Q15
Newswatch - May 13, 21:34
PCB maker Zhen Ding Technology Holding has reported net profits of NT$1.08 billion (US$35.12 million) for the first quarter of 2015, increasing 62.3% from a year earlier. The earnings translated into an EPS of NT$1.85 for the quarter.
Yageo revenues drop in April
Stockwatch - May 12, 15:12
Yageo has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.384 billion (US$77.59 million) for April 2015, representing a 5.06% drop on month and 0.7% drop on year.
Tripod Technology revenues drop on year in April
Stockwatch - May 11, 16:39
Tripod Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.434 billion (US$111.75 million) for April 2015, representing a 6.85% increase on month and 1.77% drop on year.
Chin-Poon Industrial sees April revenues rise
Stockwatch - May 11, 16:29
Chin-Poon Industrial has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.81 billion (US$58.9 million) for April 2015, representing a 10.56% drop on month and 0.82% increase on year.
Drill bit supplier Topoint reports sales gains for April
May 11, 10:52
Drill bit maker Topoint Technology saw its revenues increase 1.67% on month and 7.67% on year to NT$268 million (US$8.73 million) in April. The company also posted year-to-date revenues of NT$1.07 billion, increasing 19.02% from a year earlier.
PCB maker GBM revenues down on year in April
May 11, 10:51
PCB and PCBA (PCB assembly) supplier Global Brands Manufacture (GBM) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.07 billion (US$67.46 million) for April, up 19.23% sequentially but down 17.55% on year.
Compeq Manufacturing revenues up in April
Stockwatch - May 8, 15:37
Compeq Manufacturing has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.154 billion (US$102.68 million) for April 2015, representing a 3.46% increase on month and 15.83% increase on year.
Kinsus to post 5-10% revenue growth in 2Q15, says report
Stockwatch - May 8, 10:37
IC substrate maker Kinsus Interconnect Technology is expected to report revenue growth of 5-10% sequentially in the second quarter of 2015, as its shipments for new smartphones and wearable devices kick off, according to a recent Chinese-language Apple Daily report.
WPG expects 2Q15 sales to rise 8-13%
May 6, 15:29
Taiwan-based IC distributor WPG Holdings expects to post revenue growth of 8.3-12.9% sequentially in the second quarter of 2015, while revenues at fellow company WT Microelectronics are forecast to increase up to 3.3% on quarter.
Ichia reports revenues for April
Stockwatch - May 5, 15:59
Ichia Technologies has reported consolidated revenues of NT$675 million (US$22 million) for April 2015, representing a 13.59% increase on month but 36.16% drop on year.
PCB maker Unimicron sees losses widen in 1Q15
Apr 30, 11:29
PCB maker Unimicron Technology saw its losses expand to NT$577 million (US$18.92 million) in the first quarter of 2015, from NT$267 million of a quarter earlier. First-quarter EPS was a negative NT$0.37 compared to a loss of NT$0.17 in the previous quarter.
FCCL maker Taiflex see decreased earnings for 1Q15
Apr 29, 14:56
FCCL (flexible copper clad laminate) supplier Taiflex Scientific has reported net profits of NT$129 million (US$4.23 million) for the first quarter of 2015, down 31% sequentially and 26.3% on year.
TXC pre-tax profits decline 4% in 1Q15
Apr 16, 22:03
Quartz component maker TXC has reported pre-tax profits of NT$241 million (US$7.7 million) for the first quarter of 2015, down 4.3% from a year earlier. Pre-tax EPS for the quarter came to NT$0.78.
FPCB maker Ichia posts losses in 1Q15
Apr 13, 10:38
Flexible PCB maker Ichia Technologies has posted a net loss of NT$86 million (US$2.75 million) or NT$0.25 per share on revenues of NT$1.88 billion in the first quarter of 2015.
Tripod reports revenues for March 2015
Stockwatch - Apr 10, 16:11
Tripod Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.214 billion f(US$102.99 million) or March 2015, representing a 9.67% increase on month and 4.5% drop on year.
Diode maker Eris 1Q15 revenues rise 5.15%
Apr 8, 21:21
Taiwan-based Eris Technology, which specializes in the manufacture of rectifier diodes, saw its first-quarter revenues increase 5.15% compared with the same period in 2014.
Yageo reports revenue gains for March
Stockwatch - Apr 7, 22:16
Passive component maker Yageo has reported revenues of NT$2.51 billion (US$81.14 million) for March, up 36.4% sequentially and 7.4% on year.
Niching 2014 profits hit 3-year high
Mar 31, 10:41
IC packaging material and tool distributor Niching Industrial has posted net profits of NT$61.37 million (US$1.96 million) in 2014, up 116% on year and hitting a 3-year high. The earnings translated into a net EPS of NT$1.57.
FPCB suppliers to enjoy better than expected sales in 1H15
Mar 25, 21:54
Sales momentum of iPhone 6 devices has continued in the first half of 2015, particularly in the second quarter, which will enable Taiwan-based flexible PCB suppliers including Zhen Ding Technology Holding, Career Technology and Flexium Interconnect to post stronger than expected sales performance in...
China market buoying iPhone shipments
Mar 24, 20:58
Sales of Apple's iPhone 6 have been strong particularly in China driving growth in the smartphone's shipments, according to sources at upstream suppliers.