2010-09-29

Edison's September revenues will make a new record

Lately, Edison Opto had planed to be listed in Taiwan on September 10 but was delayed due to some reason. But Edison had noted that Lustrous lawsuit had little impact on the company's finances and operations. In the August 31st of 2010, Lustrous Technology had filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Edison, and Edison had hired an professional patent attorney for the lawsuit.
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2010-09-25

Harvatek September revenues will reach NT$400 million and 3Q revenues over NT$1 billion

ED packager Harvatek recently entered the supply chain for TV backlighting, and inventory adjustments by TV vendors had less affected on it. The company expected its September revenues will reach NT$400 million (US$12.67 million) and 3Q revenues got over NT$1 billion benefit from Japan-based TV vendors’ orders. In Harvatek’s revenues, handset business accounted for about 40-45% and lighting business accounted for about 15%, over 20% for IT (notebook and monitor) products.
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2010-09-17

Taiwan TSMC's net profit will rise in 2010 but slow in 2011

Based on the strong demand for chips, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) expects net profit to rise 40% in 2010, while due to an anticipated chip supply glut, the growth will likely slow in 2011, according to its chairman Morris Chang.
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2010-09-15

Philips updated its medium term financial targets

Philips has updated its medium term financial targets over the 2011-2015 period .It aims at an EBITA of between 10-13% of sales as well as an average sales grow of at least at 2% higher than global GDP in 2011-2015.
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2010-09-15

Genesis expected its revenues will increase above 40% in Q310

Genesis Photonics hoped its Q3 revenues of 2010 increase 40% straightly, and get about NT$1 billion (US$31 million) from LED billboards in China.
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2010-09-15

Philips' new CEO will go on with the former leader's five-year stategy

According to Royal Philips Electronics, its current CEO Gerard Kleisterlee, will step down in April 2011 and will be replaced by Frans van Houten, a former Chief Executive of Philips' semiconductor business NXP, and van Houten will continue to build on the Dutch company's current strategy, seeking to benefit from an aging population, growth in emerging markets and increased awareness of energy efficiency.
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2010-09-13

TSMC August sales grow slowly

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Ltd. (TSMC) August sales grow slowly. According to the report announced by TSMC, its consolidated net sales for August 2010 were approximately NT$37.39 billion (about $1.17 billion), an increase of 0.5 percent over July 2010 and an increase of 25.4 percent over August 2009.
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2010-09-10

Lite-On Technology reported August consolidated revenue

Due to ongoing market share gains coupled with steady demand, Taiwan Lite-On Technology Corp. August consolidated revenue of NT$10.29 billion, up 23% Y-o-Y.
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2010-09-09

Share price of LED makers tumbles due to concerns of poor demand

As fears of weakening demand for equipment such as LCD screens that use the LED bulbs, Cree closed down 8.1% to $50.18, Veeco fell 8.3% to $33.44 and Aixtron AG was 5.3% lower at $24.78. Cree and Veeco share prices are unchanged while Aixtron is down to $24.72 in recent late trading.
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2010-09-08

Taiwan Huga Optotech Loaned NT$ 2 bn. from six banks to expanse its LED capacity

Taiwan LED maker Huga Optotech has signed a NT$ 2 bn. syndication loan agreement with Hua Nan Commercial Bank. Taiwan Cooperative Bank, Industrial Bank of Taiwan, Mega International Commercial Bank, Chang Hwa Bank, and The Shanghai Commercial & Savings Bank, also financed the deal.
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2010-09-07

Most Taiwan LED makers August revenues become lower than last month

As Inventory adjustments by panel makers and lower inventory of CCFL panels and CCFL TVs, most Taiwan LED packagers, chipmakers August revenues become lower than last month. LED chip packaging Unity Opto Technology August revenues slip 4.6% but up 58% on year to NT$670 million (US$20.979 million). The total income in 2010 until August 31 reached NT$4.62 billion, which more NT$4 billion than the whole 2009.
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2010-09-07

Major LED packagers released financial reports for the first half of 2010

Taiwan major LED packagers revealed financial reports in the first half of 2010. Among the peers, Everlight ranked the first with after-tax net earnings of NT$3.7 per share. It scored NT$1.4 billion (US$43 million at US$1:NT$32) in after-tax profit over the first half of 2010, more than double the amount it made a year earlier.
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2010-09-03

Lite-On Group Sets New Revenues Target of 2013

Taiwan’s Lite-On Group hopes that its overall revenues can roughly grow 20-25% to reach NT$350-400 billion (US$10.93-12.5 billion) in 2013. According to the company, car components, LED and clean energy will garner NT$22 billion, NT$50 billion and NT$5 billion in revenues in 2013.
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2010-09-02

Formosa Epitaxy’s gross margin of 1H10 set a new record

Taiwan LED chipmaker Formosa Epitaxy has announced the income of 1H10. A gross margin is above 43.58% which is the highest among Taiwan LED chipmakers. The net profit reached NT$630 million (US$19.2 million) and revenues come to NT$2.096 billion, while EPS reached NT$1.85. In the 2Q of 2010, the strength of capacity expansion and being improved result in the strong result, while the company hope keep above the 40% level due to pay attention to LED lighting in the 3Q of 2010.
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2010-09-02

Unity Opto Repoted the Final Finance Result of 1H10

Taiwan’s LED packaging company Unity Opto Technology reported the final finance result of the first half of 2010, which includes consolidated net profit of NT$661.728 million (US$20.65 million) with an EPS of NT$2.15. Consolidated revenues of Unity Opto is NT$3.906 billion and unconsolidated revenues is NT$3.25 billion.
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2010-08-25

Veeco Authorizes Share Repurchases

Veeco Instruments Inc. announced that its Board of Directors has authorized the repurchase of up to $200 million of the Company's common stock over the next year.
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2010-08-24

Lextar Electronics Reports 2Q 2010 Financial Results

2Q Gross Margin 28.7% 2010 First-half EPS NT$2.02
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2010-08-16

Nexxus Lighting Reports Its Sales Revenue of Second Quarter 2010

Nexxus Lighting, Inc. has released its sales revenue of second quarter 2010. The company revenue increases by 43% to $3.7 million compared to the prior year quarter. Gross profit increased to $873,000 on higher sales volume, compared to $650,000 in Q2 2009. Nexxus pointed out that the sales of LED products accounted for 84% Nexxus’ revenue in Q2 2010, versus 74% last year.
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2010-08-11

SemiLEDS files for IPO, registered to raise up to $173 million in shares

SemiLEDs Corporation, which specializes in blue, UV, and green LED chips, has filed for an Initial Public Offering. The firm registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to raise up to $173 million in shares. The firm has a history of 5 years and has booked $29 million in sales for the 12 months ended May 31.And it intends to list on the NASDAQ under the symbol LEDS.
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2010-08-11

Cree reported annual revenue and annual net income for fiscal year 2010

Cree announced its annual revenue and annual net income. Its record revenue has achieved to $264.6 million for its fourth quarter of fiscal 2010, ended June 27, 2010. Compared to revenue of $148.1 million reported for the fourth fiscal quarter last year, it increase by 79% and compared to the third quarter of fiscal 2010, it increase by 13%. GAAP net income for the fourth quarter increased 445% year-over-year to $52.8 million, or $0.48 per diluted share.
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2010-07-30

AIXTRON announced the financial results for the first half of 2010

AIXTRON did the positive business performance in H1/2010 due to the continuing healthy demand, beneficial volume effects, and a stronger US Dollar. Firstly, compared to H1/2009, the gross margin in H1/2010 was 10 percentage points higher at 53%. The H1/2010 operating result increased year on year by 769% to EUR 106.9m with a 19 percentage points higher EBIT margin of 31%, leading to a net result of EUR 74.1m or 21% return on sales. The H1/2010 net income was 742% up year on year.
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2010-07-27

VEECO Second Quarter 2010 Financial Results made new record

VEECO has stated its financial results based on GAAP for the second quarter ended June 30, 2010. According to John R. Peeler, VEECO 's Chief Executive Officer, the second quarter revenue has made a new record of $253 million, an increase of approximately 250% from last year and 55% sequentially. LED & Solar, Data Storage and Metrology, continue to execute extremely well, with sequential improvements in revenue and EBITA.
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2010-06-30

To meet the LED supply challenge, Taiwan`s LED Chipmakers expands output

Taiwan`s major LED chipmakers ,such as Epistar Corp., Formosa Epitaxy Inc. , Genesis Photonics Inc., Lextar Electronics Corp., are expanding output to meet the LED supply explosively increasing supply challenge this year. Epistar Corp., has agreed private placements of less than 300 million shares, hoping raise nearly NT$26 billion in cash.
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2010-06-18

Some Taiwan LED Makers Announce May Revenue

Epistar Corp. registered revenue of US$54.6 million in May, up 6% month-on-month (MoM) and 78% year-on-year (YoY), achieving record monthly revenues three months in a row. Demand for LEDs for LCD TV backlights and for general illumination, has been strong, said by Rider Chang, Epistar`s vice president and spokesman.
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2010-04-29

AIXTRON on track to achieve record result in 2010

- Operational leverage driving profit growth - - Business outlook remains positive for 2010 - - 2010 guidance raised to EUR 650m-700m revenues and circa 30% EBIT - AIXTRON AG, worldwide leading provider of deposition equipment to the semiconductor industry, today announced the consolidated financial results for the first quarter of 2010.
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2010-04-28

Dialight Acquires BTI Light Systems A/S

Dialight plc, the UK based leader in applied LED technology, announces the acquisition of BTI Light Systems A/S ("BTI"), a Danish company offering signaling and safety equipment for the wind, marine and airport industries. BTI is being acquired from its management for a total consideration of DKK 26m (£3.0m), DKK 18m (£2.1m) of which is payable in cash with the remainder in Dialight shares.
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2010-04-28

Veeco Announces First Quarter 2010 Financial Results

Veeco Instruments Inc. announced its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 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.
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2010-04-21

Cree Reports Record Quarterly Revenue and Net Income for the Third Quarter of Fiscal Year 2010

Cree, Inc., a market leader in LED lighting, today announced record revenue of $234.1 million for its third quarter of fiscal 2010, ended March 28, 2010. This represents a 78% increase compared to revenue of $131.1 million reported for the third fiscal quarter last year and a 17% increase compared to the second quarter of fiscal 2010.
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2010-02-18

Rubicon Technology, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter 2009 Results

Rubicon Technology, Inc. , a provider of sapphire substrates and products to the LED, RFIC, Semiconductor, and Optical industries, reported financial results for its fourth quarter ended December 31, 2009.
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2010-02-10

Veeco Announces Q4 and 2009 Financial Results

Veeco Instruments Inc. announced its financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2009. 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.
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