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AU Optronics Corp. August 2005 Consolidated Revenues Totaled NT$20,140 Million (2005.09.05)
Hsinchu, Taiwan,

AU Optronics Corp. ("AUO" or the "Company") (TAIEX: 2409; NYSE: AUO) today announced another record month for August 2005 based on preliminary consolidated revenues and unit shipments. For the month of August 2005, AUO's consolidated monthly revenues broke the NT$20 billion mark for the first time to reach NT$20,140 million, while unconsolidated net sales totaled NT$20,137 million. 

Preliminary shipments of large-size panels(a) for applications such as desktop monitor, notebook PC, LCD TV and other applications achieved new record high of 2.73 million, increased by 11.1% from July 2005. Shipments of small- and medium-size panels also reached historical high on seasonal strength to total 5.74 million, a 29.2% growth M-o-M. 

Unaudited consolidated revenues for the month of August 2005 increased by 15.6% M-o-M, while unconsolidated net sales rose 15.5% sequentially. On a year-over-year basis, August 2005 consolidated revenues increased by 79.5%, while unconsolidated net sales rose 80%. 

(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 2005 20,140 20,137
July 2005 17,429 17,429
M-o-M Growth 15.6% 15.5%
August 2004 11,223 11,185
Y-o-Y Growth 79.5% 80%
January to August 2005 122,654 122,576
January to August 2004 115,684 112,629
Y-o-Y Growth 6% 8.8%

(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, and AU Optronics (Suzhou) Corporation.