AU Optronics Corp. ("AUO" or the "Company") (TAIEX: 2409; NYSE: AUO) today announced another record high for July 2007 revenue with preliminary consolidated revenue of NT$40,126 million and unconsolidated revenue of NT$40,099 million. Both broke the NT$40 billion mark for the first time and rose 3% and 3.1% respectively from the previous month. On a year-over-year comparison, consolidated and unconsolidated July 2007 revenues increased significantly by 99.5% and 99.4% correspondingly.
Shipments of large-sized panels(a) used in desktop monitor, notebook PC, LCD TV and other applications for July also set a new record of 6.85 million units, a slight 0.1% increase from June 2007. Shipments of small-and-medium-sized panels presented a 2.5 % sequential decline to 11.95 million units, due to product mix adjustment shift to medium-sized(b)panels.
(a) Large-size refers to panels that are 10 inches and above in diagonal measurement while small- and medium-size refers to those below 10 inches
(b) Medium-size refers to those below 10 inches and above 5 inches
Sales Report: (Unit: NT$ million)
|Net Sales(1) (2)||Consolidated(3)||Unconsolidated|
|Jan to Jul 2007||226,855||226,722|
|Jan to Jul 2006||147,258||147,230|
(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.