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AU Optronics Corp. Reports September 2016 Consolidated Revenue (2016.10.06)
Hsinchu, Taiwan,

AU Optronics Corp. ("AUO" or the "Company") (TAIEX: 2409; NYSE: AUO) today announced its unaudited consolidated revenue of NT$30.22 billion for September 2016(1), up by 4.4% month-over-month and down by 3.8% year-over-year. Consolidated revenues in the third quarter of 2016 were NT$86.02 billion, up by 7.4% from the previous quarter and down by 3.7% year-over-year.

Shipments of large-sized panels(2) for LCD TV, desktop monitor, notebook PC, and other applications were around 9.87 million units in September 2016, down by 4.9% from the previous month. As for small-and-medium-sized panels, the shipments were over 13.01 million units, up by 7.3% month-over-month.

In the third quarter of 2016, large-sized panel shipments totaled 29.27 million units, representing an increase of 2.8% quarter-over-quarter and 11.1% year-over-year. Shipments of small-and-medium-sized panels in the same quarter exceeded 37.97 million units, down by 10.6% quarter-over-quarter and 22.0% year-over-year.

AUO September Revenue Report:

(Unit: NT$ million)

Period Consolidated Revenue
September 2016 30,223
August 2016 28,954
MoM Change 4.4%
September 2015 31,414
YoY Change (3.8%)
Jan. to Sep. 2016 237,243
Jan. to Sep. 2015 276,904
YoY Change (14.3%)


(1) All financial information was unaudited and was prepared by the Company in accordance with Taiwan IFRS.
(2) Large size refers to panels that are 10 inches and above.