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AU Optronics Corp. August 2007 Consolidated Revenues Set Record High at NT$44.1 Billion (2007.09.06)
Hsinchu, Taiwan,

AU Optronics Corp. ("AUO" or the "Company") (TAIEX: 2409; NYSE: AUO) today announced another record high for August 2007 revenue with preliminary consolidated revenue of NT$44,105 million and unconsolidated revenue of NT$44,079 million; both rose 9.9% from the previous month. On a year-over-year comparison, consolidated and unconsolidated August 2007 revenues increased significantly by 89.2% and 89.1% correspondingly. 

Shipments of large-sized panels(a) used in desktop monitor, notebook PC, LCD TV and other applications for August also set a new record of 7.23 million units, a 5.7% increase from July 2007. Shipments of small-and-medium-sized panels broke the record as well and presented a 22.1% increase from the previous month, to 14.59 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
August 2007 44,105 44,079
July 2007 40,126 40,099
M-o-M Growth 9.9% 9.9%
August 2006 23,308 23,306
M-o-M Growth 89.2% 89.1%
Jan to Aug 2007 270,960 270,801
Jan to Aug 2006 170,566 170,535
Y-o-Y Growth 58.9% 58.8%

(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.