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AU Optronics Corp. February 2008 Consolidated Revenue Totaled NT$42.5 Billion (2008.03.06)
Hsinchu, Taiwan,

AU Optronics Corp. ("AUO" or the "Company") (TAIEX: 2409; NYSE: AUO) today announced February 2008 revenue with preliminary consolidated revenue of NT$42,474 million and unconsolidated revenue of NT$42,426 million; both representing a sequential decrease of 9.8%. On a year-over-year comparison, consolidated and unconsolidated February 2008 revenues increased by 87.2% and 87.1% respectively. 

Despite Chinese New Year holidays and less working days in February, shipments of large-sized panels(a)used in desktop monitor, notebook PC, LCD TV and other applications for February 2008 totaled 6.77 million units with a mild sequential decrease of 6.6%. However, shipments of small-and-medium-sized panels posted a 2.6% M-o-M increase to 12.18 million units. 

(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
February 2008 42,474 42,426
January 2008 47,097 47,052
M-o-M Growth (9.8%) (9.8%)
February 2007 22,690 22,674
Y-o-Y Growth 87.2% 87.1%
Jan to Feb 2008 89,571 89,478
Jan to Feb 2007 51,148 51,128
Y-o-Y Growth 75.1% 75.0%

 

(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. and Toppan CFI (Taiwan) Co, Ltd.