AU Optronics Corp. ("AUO" or the "Company") (TAIEX: 2409; NYSE: AUO) today announced its April 2008 revenue with preliminary consolidated and unconsolidated basis of NT$42,401 million and NT$42,071 million. It represented 9.9% and 10% sequential decrease, but posted 34.4% and 33.4% year-over-year growth.
April shipments for large-sized panels(a) used in desktop monitor, notebook PC, LCD TV and other applications, experienced a low season, down 7.7% sequentially to 7.38 million units. Small- and -medium-sized panel shipments reached 14.5 million units, a 6.3% month-over-month increase.
(a) Large size refers to panels that are 10 inches and above in diagonal measurement while small and medium size refers to those below 10 inches
Sales Report: (Unit: NT$ million)
|Net Sales(1) (2)||Consolidated(3)||Unconsolidated|
|Jan to Apr 2008||179,031||178,310|
|Jan to Apr 2007||112,271||112,243|
(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. and AU Optronics (Czech) s.r.o.