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AU Optronics Corp. Reports March 2017 Consolidated Revenue (2017.04.07)

AU Optronics Corp. ("AUO" or the "Company") (TAIEX: 2409; NYSE: AUO) today announced its unaudited consolidated revenue of NT$31.05 billion for March 2017(1), up by 6.6% month-over-month and 18.2% year-over-year. Consolidated revenues in the first quarter of 2017 were NT$88.56 billion, down by 3.6% quarter-over-quarter and up by 24.5% year-over-year.

Shipments of large-sized panels(2) for LCD TV, desktop monitor, notebook PC, and other applications exceeded 9.84 million units in March 2017, up by 10.4% from the previous month. As for small-and-medium-sized panels, the shipments were around 12.72 million units, up by 8.1% month-over-month.

In the first quarter of 2017, large-sized panel shipments totaled 27.23 million units, down by 3.8% quarter-over-quarter and up by11.5% year-over-year. Shipments of small-and-medium-sized panels in the same quarter were around 36.43 million units, up by 1.9% quarter-over-quarter and down by 3.5% year-over-year.

AUO March Revenue Report:

(Unit: NT$ million)

Period Consolidated Revenue
March 2017 31,052
February 2017 29,136
MoM Change 6.6%
March 2016 26,272
YoY Change 18.2%
Jan. to Mar. 2017 88,557
Jan. to Mar. 2016 71,135
YoY Change 24.5%


(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.