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AU Optronics Corp. Reports September 2013 Consolidated Revenue (2013.10.09)

AU Optronics Corp. ("AUO" or the "Company") (TAIEX: 2409; NYSE: AUO) today announced its preliminary consolidated September 2013 revenue of NT$36,897 million, slightly down by 0.7% month-over-month and up by 2.6% year-over-year.  In the third quarter of 2013, AUO's unaudited consolidated revenues totaled NT$107,081 million, down by 4.7% quarter-over-quarter but up by 4.2% year-over-year.

For September 2013, shipments of large-sized panels(a) used in LCD TV, desktop monitor, notebook PC, and other applications, exceeded 10.05 million units, down by 4.0% from the previous month. As for small-and-medium-sized panels, the shipments were around 14.93 million units, down by 5.1% month-over-month.

In the third quarter of 2013, large-sized panel shipments totaled around 29.33 million units, down by 3.9% quarter-over-quarter and 11.7% year-over-year.  Shipments of small-and-medium-sized panels in the same quarter reached around 44.08 million units, up by 20.5% quarter-over-quarter and 4.4% year-over-year.

(a) Large size refers to panels that are 10 inches and above in diagonal measurement while small and medium size refers to those below 10 inches.

Sales Report: (Unit: NT$ million)

Net Sales(1) (2) Consolidated(3)
September 2013 36,897
August 2013 37,155
M-o-M Growth (0.7%)
September 2012 35,958
Y-o-Y Growth 2.6%
Jan to Sep 2013 313,660
Jan to Sep 2012 279,071
Y-o-Y Growth 12.4%

(1) All figures are prepared in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles in Taiwan.
(2) Monthly figures are unaudited, prepared by AU Optronics Corp.
(3) Consolidated numbers include AU Optronics Corp., AU Optronics (L) Corp. and its affiliates, BriView Electronics Corp. and its affiliates, Toppan CFI (Taiwan) Co, Ltd., Darshin Microelectronics Inc., and AUO Crystal Corp. and its affiliates.