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AU Optronics Corp. May 2007 Consolidated Revenues Set Record High at NT$35.5 Billion (2007.06.07)
Hsinchu, Taiwan,

AU Optronics Corp. ("AUO" or the "Company") (TAIEX: 2409; NYSE: AUO) today announced another record month for May 2007 based on sales and unit shipments. AUO’s preliminary consolidated May 2007 revenue of NT$35,503 million and unconsolidated net sales of NT$35,499 million both broke the historical mark since last October and rose 12.5% sequentially. On a year-over-year comparison, consolidated and unconsolidated May 2007 revenues largely increased by 76.3% and 76.4% respectively. 

Shipments of large-sized panels(a) used in desktop monitor, notebook PC, LCD TV and other applications for May also set a new record of 6.51 million units, up 6.1% from the previous month. Shipments of small-and-medium-sized panels broke the ten-million unit milestone and hit a historical high to total 10.65 million, a 14.2% sequential growth. 

(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
May 2007 35,503 35,499
April 2007 31,551 31,549
M-o-M Growth 12.5% 12.5%
May 2006 20,134 20,127
Y-o-Y Growth 76.3% 76.4%
Jan to May 2007 147,773 147,741
Jan to May 2006 108,830 108,812
Y-o-Y Growth 35.8% 35.8%


(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 and Tech - Well (Shanghai) Display Co.