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AU Optronics Corp. Reports March 2015 Consolidated Revenue (2015.04.08)

AU Optronics Corp. ("AUO" or the "Company") (TAIEX: 2409; NYSE: AUO) today announced its unaudited consolidated revenue of NT$34.80 billion for March 2015, up by 22.7% month-over-month and 2.3% year-over-year. Consolidated revenues in the first quarter of 2015 were NT$95.30 billion, down by 9.6% from the previous quarter and up by 1.6% year-over-year.

Shipments of large-sized panels(1) for LCD TV, desktop monitor, notebook PC, and other applications exceeded 9.12 million units in March 2015, up by 12.9% from the previous month. As for small-and-medium-sized panels, the shipments were around 15.77 million units, up by 19.2% month-over-month.

In the first quarter of 2015, large-sized panel shipments totaled 26.80 million units, down by 8.9% quarter-over-quarter and 8.2% year-over-year.  Shipments of small-and-medium-sized panels in the same quarter were around 42.65 million units, roughly flat compared with the fourth quarter of 2014, and up by 27.4% year-over-year.

Sales Report: (Unit: NT$ million)

Net Sales Consolidated(2)
March 2015 34,803
February 2015 28,354
MoM Change 22.7%
March 2014 34,017
YoY Change 2.3%
Jan. to Mar. 2015 95,302
Jan. to Mar. 2014 93,802
YoY Change 1.6%

(1) 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. 
(2) Unaudited, prepared by AUO based on Taiwan IFRS.