Company Information

  

Address: 1 LI HSIN RD 2
SCIENC BASED INUSTRIAL PARK 
City: HSIN CHU 300 TAIWAN 
State:  
Zip Code: 00000 
Telephone: 852-2514-7600 

Description of Business

Primary SIC Code: 3674
(As filed with the SEC)  

We were incorporated as Acer Display Technology, Inc. ("Acer Display") under the laws of the ROC as a company limited by shares in 1996. The shares of Acer Display were listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange on September 8, 2000. On September 1, 2001, we completed a merger with Unipac Optoelectronics Corp. ("Unipac") pursuant to a merger agreement dated April 9, 2001, as amended by a supplemental agreement dated May 15, 2001. We changed our name to AU Optronics Corp. on May 22, 2001. Prior to the merger, Acer Display was primarily involved in the design, development, production and marketing of large-size TFT-LCD panels, and Unipac was primarily involved in the design, production and marketing of both small-size and large-size TFT-LCD panels. On October 1, 2006, we completed our merger with Quanta Display Inc. ("QDI"), a company incorporated in Taiwan that manufactured and assembled TFT-LCD panels.  ... More ...  

Per Share Overview

Date 12-mos Rolling EPS Dividend P/E Ratio
12/20160.03NA118.00
12/20150.70NA4.16
12/20130.14NA22.29
12/2012-2.10NAN/E
12/2011-2.30NAN/E

Key Financial Ratios and Statistics

FYE: 12/31

Profitability 2017 Leverage 2017
Net Inc/Comm Equity0.26Total Liab/Total Assets0.54
Net Inc/Total Assets0.09Total Liab/Inv Cap0.79
Net Inc/Inv Cap0.14Total Liab/Comm Equity1.50
Pretax Inc/Net Sales0.12Interest Coverage Ratio14.73
Net Inc/Net Sales0.12Curr Debt/Equity0.12
Cash Flow/Net Sales0.25LTD/Equity0.52
SG&A/NetSales0.04Total Debt/Equity0.64
Asset Utilization   Liquidity  
Net Receivables Turnover8.00Quick Ratio1.41
Inventory Turnover11.11Current Ratio1.63
Inventory Day Sales0.03Net Rec/Curr Assets0.23
Net Sales/Work Cap4.88Inv/Curr Assets0.14
Net Sales/PP&E1.52  

Income Statement (Millions)

  12/31/2017 12/31/2016 12/31/2015 12/31/2014
Total Revenues(Net Sales) 11,459.86 10,210.96 10,970.45 12,916.23
Cost of Goods Sold 9,408.62 9,140.77 9,757.65 11,381.18
Selling & Admin Exps 404.86 405.59 408.32 543.91
Operating Income 1,315.23 382.84 533.42 701.39
Interest Exp 96.37 84.02 78.88 128.00
Pretax Income 1,322.77 347.08 231.34 632.25
Other Income 95.88 45.13 -236.88 43.05
Net Income Bef Extraordinary ... NA NA NA NA
Net Income 1,360.58 271.60 219.63 529.63

Balance Sheet (Millions)

Assets 12/31/2017 12/31/2016 12/31/2015 12/31/2014
Cash & Short Term Investments 3,529.10 2,488.17 2,401.46 2,593.68
Receivables - Total 1,366.76 1,498.39 1,061.56 1,887.98
Inventories - Total 835.20 858.83 967.99 1,152.46
Total Current Assets 6,054.59 5,068.30 4,931.72 5,873.51
Net Property, Plant & Equipment 7,558.62 6,911.22 6,356.31 7,335.45
Total Assets 14,455.39 12,593.03 12,154.45 13,997.35
Liabilities        
Accounts Payable 1,990.63 1,914.01 374.66 445.95
Debt in Current Liabilities 797.48 970.53 3,057.82 3,952.66
Total Current Liabilities 3,705.32 3,662.28 4,319.05 5,510.51
Long-Term Debt 3,442.81 3,294.80 2,086.89 2,711.74
Total Liabilities 7,877.46 7,676.71 7,343.89 9,103.43
Stockholder's Equity        
Minority Interest 573.57 570.55 689.52 611.65
Preferred Stock NA NA NA NA
Common Stock 3,234.12 2,986.21 2,930.02 3,045.45
Retained Earnings 1,300.88 45.01 -136.79 -210.64
Treasury Stock NA NA NA NA
Total Stockholders' Equity 6,577.93 4,916.32 4,810.56 4,893.92
Total Liabilities and Stockholders' Equity 14,455.39 12,593.03 12,154.45 13,997.35

Cash Flow Summary (Millions)

Categories 12/31/2017 12/31/2016 12/31/2015 12/31/2014
Net Cash Provided by Operating Activities 2,834.93 1,138.60 1,887.64 2,005.97
Net Cash Provided by Investing Activities -1,467.40 -1,311.47 -966.14 -414.75
Net Cash Provided by Financing Activities -450.64 332.66 -1,043.54 -1,425.27

Annual Summary Data (Millions)

Year Sales Net Income EPS
12/201313,970.27130.080.14
12/201412,916.23529.63--
12/201510,970.45219.620.70
12/201610,210.96271.600.03
12/201711,459.861,360.58--
Growth Rates-4.8379.84--

Stock Ownership

Type Date(Q,M) No. Owners Shares Held (000s) % Own
Institutional06/30/1812062,7926.52




Report Date : 7/16/2018

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