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|
|Jan to Aug 2007||270,960||270,801|
|Jan to Aug 2006||170,566||170,535|
(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.