2010-12-06

Radiant consolidated revenues for November grow up to NT$4.59 billion

Backlight unit (BLU) supplier Radiant Opto-Electronics consolidated revenues for November was NT$4.59 billion (US$151.64 million), up 1.1% sequentially and 45.01% on year, which made a new monthly record. The consolidated revenues for the first eleven month totaled NT$43.78 billion, up 30.12% on year.  
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2010-12-02

Taiwan’s State-run Banks Offers Loans to Support Six Emerging Industries’ Develpement

Taiwan’s state-run banks are offering favorable loans to small- and medium-sized enterprises which dedicate in developing six emerging industries including biotech, healthcare, green energy, tourism, boutique agriculture, and innovative culture. It’s said that the First Commercial Bank plans to offer about NT$20 billion (US$625 million) in loans at 1.8%-2% per annum to small- and medium-sized enterprises that need operating capital in biotech, new energy and LED.
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2010-11-22

Taiwan Unity Opto Schedules to Boom Its 2011 Revenue Growth

Due to Samsung’s plan to roll out new LED-lit liquid-crystal display TVs in December after nearly half a year of suspension to clear its stock of CCFL TVs, Taiwan Unity Opto Technology, the major TV backlights supplier to Samsung and LG, schedules its revenue with an estimated NT$12 billion (US$400 million), to soar 70% in 2011 over 2010, aiming to control over 10% of the world market for L
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2010-11-16

Epistar to Benefit from Its Reinvestment in Nan Ya Photonics

Taiwan LED chip Supplier Epistar has acquired a 40% stake in Nan Ya Photonics for NT$1 billion to support the reinvested company for the output expansion. According to Epistar`s president, M.J. Chou, the reinvestment will pay off in 2011, when Epistar can secure expanded supply of LED lightings through Nan Ya Photonics.
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2010-11-16

Edison Debuts on the Taiwan Stock Exchange

Edison Opto Corp. debuts its first public offering on the main board of the Taiwan Stock Exchange at the price of NT$108 On Nov. 12.
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2010-11-10

Himax 3Q10 revenues decrease 26.3% sequentially

TFT LCD driver IC maker Himax Technologies 3Q10 revenues were US$138 million, down 26.3% sequentially but still meeting its adjusted forecast. And gross margin increased 2.5pp to 22.9%. Quarterly net income came to US$400,000. Non-driver IC products accounted for 8.4% in 3Q revenues.
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2010-11-05

Amtran posts financial reports for October

Taiwan LCD TV maker Amtran Technology October revenues were NT$6.12 billion (US$202.65 million), up 10.7% sequentially and 13.4% on year. The whole revenues in the first ten months of 2010 totaled NT$49.01 billion, down 5.28%. Its consolidated revenues for October go to NT$7.2 billion, up 14.44%. The whole revenues in the first ten months of 2010 totaled NT$57.77 billion, up 8.74%.
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2010-11-02

Amtran 3Q revenue reached NT$15.27 billion, up 6% quarter-over-quarter

LCD TV maker Amtran Technology posted 3Q revenue of NT$15.27 billion, up 6% quarter-over-quarter and 5% year-over-year, with EPS of NT$0.63. Operating profit stood at NT$0.438 billion, with the operating margin of 2.87%. Net profit stood at NT$0.49 billion, with EPS of NT$0.63. Gross profit arrived at NT$2.049 billion, with the gross margin of 13.42%. In the first three quarters, accumulated revenues totaled NT$42.863 billion, and net profit reached NT$1.356 billion, with EPS of NT$1.77.
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2010-11-02

AUO Reports 3Q10 Financial Results

AU Optronics Corp. (2409) recently announced its unaudited results for 3Q10. The company posted consolidated revenue of NT$124,403 million (about US$3,989 million), down 3.3% from 2Q. Gross profit stood at NT$6,241 million (about US$200 million), with the gross margin of 5.0%. Operating profit arrived at NT$232 million (about US$7 million), with the operating margin of 0.2%. AUO's net income for 3Q came in at NT$227 million (approximately US$7 million) after tax.
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2010-11-02

Taiwan Epistar Predicts the Global Penetration Rate of LED-backlit TV Sets to Glow Double in 2011

According to Taiwan's largest LED chip maker Epistar President M.J. Jou's report on the sidelines of the LED Forum 2010 in Taipei, the global penetration rate of LED-backlit TV sets will likely double to 40 percent in 2011, but it expected Q4 of 2010 to remain slow. Jou also predicted that global shipments of LED TVs would grow in 2011 at twice the rate seen in 2010, but he did not offer specific figures.
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2010-11-01

Bright LED、Everlight、Harvatek’s 3Q revenues declined compared to last quarter

Bright LED's revenues for 3Q10 slipped by 6% to NT$1.41 billion, but thanks to improved product mix, gross margin up to 16.56% from 15.59% in 2Q. Operation gross profit for 3Q was NT$190 million with an operating margin of 13.52%. Pure income for 3Q was NT$143 million with an EPS of NT$0.73. In the first three quarters of 2010, the company’s revenues totaled NT$3.95 billion, and net profit reached NT$344 million with an EPS of NT$1.75.
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2010-10-29

Epistar and Formosa net profits for 3Q achieved NT$1.9 billion and NT$446 million, respectively

In 3Q10, Epistar's consolidated revenues reached NT$5.68 billion, up 8.3% sequentially. Gross margin was 40.7%, up from 39% in 2Q. Operating income was NT$1.7 billion with operating margin of 30%. Net profit was NT$1.9 billion up 12% sequentially. For the first three quarters of 2010, Epistar consolidated revenues totaled NT$15.9 billion, gross margin 39.5%, and operating income NT$4.63 billion with 29% operating margin. Net profits were NT$4.6 billion with an EPS of NT$5.81.
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2010-10-29

LG announced 3Q financial report

LG Electronics’ consolidated revenues reached 13.4 trillion (US$ 11.3 billion) for 3Q10, a 2% decline year on year, and Net profit was 8 billion.
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2010-10-29

Nexxus Lighting Completed the Sale of Legacy Commercial and Pool Businesses for Approximately $2.3 Million to Next Step Products

Nexxus Lighting has completed the sale of certain assets of its legacy Commercial and Pool businesses for Approximately $2.3 Million to Next Step Products, LLC.   The divested businesses contains the manufacture, marketing and sale of fiber optic lighting and LED products used for applications in commercial, architectural, pool and spa markets, but apart from Company's Array business or the business of the Company's wholly-owned subsidiary, Lumificient Corporation.
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2010-10-28

AIXTRON Announces Record Third Quarter 2010 Results

- Sequential growth in Orders, Revenues & EBIT continues - - LED lighting gaining momentum - - 2010 Revenue guidance of ca. EUR 750m (ca. USD 1bn) reiterated - - 2010 EBIT margin guidance increased to ca. 35% - - New R&D center open this month – AIXTRON AG,worldwide leading provider of deposition equipment to the semiconductor industry, announced the consolidated financial results for the first nine months of 2010.
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2010-10-28

YoungTek announces financial result in the first three quarter of 2010

Taiwan-based LED sorting and semiconductor testing company YoungTek Electronics (YTEC) announced financial result during the time from 1Q to 3Q in 2010. Revenues reached NT$2.188 billion with an average gross margin of 43.67%, and net profits went to NT$628 million (US$20.48 million), with EPS of NT$6.58.
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2010-10-27

MPI publics finance result in 3Q10

Wafer probe card maker MJC Probe (MPI) earned profit NT$272 million (US$8.88 million), up 56%compared to 2Q ,with NT$3.52 per share in net profits, exceeding the total for the whole first half. Gross margin reached about 44.6%, higher than previously expected by market observers. From 1Q to 3Q in 2010, the company posted net profits of NT$515 million, EPS of NT$6.67 and gross margin of 41.7%.
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2010-10-27

Cree Restated Its Long Term Target for "LED Revolution"

Cree's annual shareholders meeting was held on October 26th.During the meeting, Chuck Swoboda, CEO of Cree, restated the company's commitment to what it has termed the "LED Revolution", saying that the company is in it for the long haul.   As we know, the company has made a great leap in the past several years, growing its cash reserves to $1.1 billion and revenues to $867 million for the past year.  
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2010-10-26

Veeco Announces Record Third Quarter 2010 Financial Results

Veeco Instruments Inc. (Nasdaq: VECO) announced its financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2010. Veeco reports its results on a generally accepted accounting principles ("GAAP") basis, and also provides results excluding certain items. Please refer to the attached table for details of the reconciliation between GAAP operating results and Non-GAAP operating results, and presentation of results on a "Continuing Operations" basis for current and historical periods.
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2010-10-25

Coretronic announced its financial results for 3Q of 2010

Coretronic Corporation(5371)had posted consolidated sales revenue for 3Q of NT$25,903 million with an operating income of NT$1,360 million, up 1% and drop 10% from the previous quarter respectively. Net income totaled NT$1,133 million, dropped 12%. Net income attributable to equity holders of the parent company was NT$1,052 million with the basic EPS of NT$1.45 per common share.   
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2010-10-25

Joby Designes a Hands-free and Tactical LED Flashlight

Joby has designed a hands-free and tactical LED flashlight Joby Gorillatorch Flare. It is made of black ABS plastic (flashlight housing and legs).  There are grip rings made of TPE to make the flashlight easier to hold on to and to help it grip onto surfaces.  Each leg ends in a strong neodymnium magnet.  The feet and some of the grip rings are a bright red. 
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2010-10-22

'Harman House' Has a Good Harvest on the Penetration for Samsung LED TVs in UAE

The Middle East leading retail chain, 'Harman House' announced that it has achieved the highest penetration for Samsung LED TVs in the UAE.   The company further revealed that LED TV sales constitute 55% of its total TV sales in the UAE, thereby underlining the growing demand for flat screen televisions in the country.
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2010-10-20

Wellypower consolidated revenues for 3Q10 totaled NT$2.27 billion

Recently, CCFL lighting maker Wellypower Optronics’3Q10 revenues made a new record. The consolidated total revenues went up NT$2.27 billion, gross profit was NT$270 million with a 12% gross margin. Also, pure income reached NT$171 million (US$5.53 million), up 694% sequentially, EPS was NT$1.01, and operating incomer was NT$142 million.
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2010-10-20

Cree Reports Record Revenue and Net Income for the First Quarter of Fiscal Year 2011

Quarterly Revenue increased 59% year-over-year to $268 Million Quarterly Net Income increased 176% year-over-year to $58 Million
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2010-10-09

Epistar Teams up with China Electronics in a joint venture

Taiwan's No.1 LED chipmaker Epistar has intended to team up with China Electronics Corp. (CEC) to build a joint venture.The investment is achieved to US$70 million by Epistar, and it's considered to be Epistar's biggest investment case in the mainland in recent years.
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2010-10-08

FSP made new record on 3Q revenues, to NT$4.482 billion

Power supply maker FSP Technology September revenues went up NT$1.553 billion (US$50.525 million), making its 3Q revenues to NT$4.482 billion to set a new quarterly record. And the strong results would keep conservative about the current quarter since most orders have been received in short term. FSP had an extensive portfolio ranging from applications in desktops, notebooks, industrial PCs, servers, LCD TV and monitors, STBs, health care, communications and LED lighting.
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2010-10-08

Radiant September revenues up about 24% year on year

Backlight unit (BLU) Radiant Opto Electronics September revenues has been up 23.93% from 2009 to NT$4.248 billion (US$136.86 million) for 2010, and the first three quarters in 2010 revenues totaled NT$12.607 billion, up 3% sequentially.
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2010-10-08

Most Taiwan LED companies' September revenues were lower compared to that in August

Affected from inventory adjustment in the LCD TV segment, most Taiwan LED companies’ September revenues, included Everlight, Bright, Harvatek, and Lextar, had been lower compared to in August.
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2010-10-08

Amtran September revenues reached NT$5.53 billion, up 22.2%

Thanks to amid vendors actively replenishing inventory and launching promotions ahead of schedule to boost market demand, Amtran Technology reported September revenues had been up 22.2% sequentially to NT$5.53 billion (US$180.06 million) and 4.1% compared for 2009.Revenues for 3Q had totaled NT$15.2 billion, up about 5% sequentially. In September, LED-backlit LCD TV shipment share increased from 12% in the first half of 2010 up to 20% of its total shipments, overall flat-panel TV shipments in 3Q reached 1.05-1.1 million units.
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