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AU Optronics Corp. Reports April 2009 Consolidated Revenue (2009.05.07)
Hsinchu, Taiwan,

AU Optronics Corp. ("AUO" or the "Company") (TAIEX: 2409; NYSE: AUO) today announced its preliminary consolidated and unconsolidated April 2009 revenue of NT$24,359 million and NT$24,073 million, up 10.1% and 9.7% respectively from March 2009. In terms of Y-o-Y comparison, they were down by 42.6% and 42.8% respectively. 

Large-sized panel(a) shipments for April 2009, with applications on desktop monitor, notebook PC, LCD TV and other applications, reached 6.86 million units, a 15.6% M-o-M increase. As to small- and -medium-sized panels, the shipments were close to 22.41 million units, representing a 16.2% sequential increase. 

(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)  Unconsolidated
April 2009 24,359  24,073
March 2009 22,115  21,947
M-o-M Growth 10.1% 9.7%
April 2008 42,401 42,071
Y-o-Y Growth (42.6%) (42.8%)
Jan to April 2009 75,100 74,542
Jan to April 2008 179,031 178,310
Y-o-Y Growth (58.1%) (58.2%)

(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) Corporation, AU Optronics (Suzhou) Corporation, AU Optronics (Shanghai) Corporation, Tech - Well (Shanghai) Display Co., AU Optronics (Xiamen) Corp., Darwin Precisions (L) Corp., Toppan CFI (Taiwan) Co, Ltd., AU Optronics (Czech) s.r.o., Lextar Electronics Corp., Darwin Precision Corp., BriView Technology Corp. and BriView Electronics Corp.