Lextar Reports Steady Revenue Growth for 2Q14

Lextar Electronics Corp (Lextar) today reported consolidated revenue for the second quarter of 2014 of NT$ 3.8 billion (US $130 million), up 17.7 percent from previous quarter. Consolidated gross margin was 14.5 percent, with a 2 percent QoQ growth. Net profit for 2Q 2014 was NT$ 163 million; a basic EPS for 2Q was NT$ 0.32. 
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Rubicon Technology Reports Rising PSS Sales during 2Q14

Rubicon Technology, a leading provider of sapphire substrates and products to the LED, semiconductor, and optical industries, reported financial results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2014.
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Philips Reports Soaring LED Growth in 2Q14

Philips lighting comparable sales increased 1 percent year-on-year. LED-based sales grew 43 percent and now represent 36 percent of total Lighting sales, compared to 25 percent in Q2 2013. The EBITA margin, excluding restructuring and acquisition related charges and other items, improved to 8.6 percent, an increase of 0.5 percentage points year-on-year.
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LED Manufacturers See Record High Revenue in April

April has been a good month for LED manufacturers this year, as companies benefit from strong market demand, according to Economic Daily News report. Manufacturers including Epistar, Edison Opto, and Unity Opto have all seen record high performances in April. Industry insiders anticipate the positive revenue performance will continue into May.  
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Osram 2Q14 Earnings Sees Significant Growth in LED Business

Osram recorded a significant year-on-year earnings increase in the second quarter of its fiscal year 2014. The business with LED-based products (Solid State Lighting, or SSL) continued to rise strongly in the second quarter and achieved a revenue share of 34 percent.
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Morgan Stanley: Epistar 2Q Operating Margin Exceeds Initial Prediction

Epistar’s February 2014 revenue outperformed initial estimations, according to Morgan Stanley. Growing lighting demands drove up revenue and operating margin. Client orders in 2Q14 exceeded the company’s production capacity, which will be beneficial in improving its product portfolio and increasing product’s Average Selling Price (ASP). 
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Cree Announces 2014 Second Quarter Earnings Release Webcast

Cree will announce the company's 2Q14 earnings during a webcast on January 21st.
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Lumileds introduced the LUXEON CZ Color Line, a product line optimized to deliver maximum punch. “The LUXEON CZ features up to 48% higher punch than any other undomed color LED,” said Jennifer Holland, Product Line Direct... READ MORE

LG Innotek today announced that it has supplied UV LED module for water purifiers to the famous Japanese purifier manufacturer for the past year and achieved the perfect quality of zero defect rate.