AU Optronics Corp. ("AUO" or the "Company") (TAIEX: 2409; NYSE: AUO) today announced preliminary consolidated net sales of NT$15,954 million and unconsolidated net sales of NT$15,953 million for the month of June 2005.
Preliminary shipments of large-size panels(a) for applications such as desktop monitor, notebook PC, LCD TV, and other applications totaled 2.37 million, similar to that of May. Shipments of small- and medium-size panels decreased by 7.3% M-o-M to total 3.68 million due to product mix change.
Contributed by the smooth ramp-up of AUO’s Gen. 6 production facility (Fab L10), LCD TV panel shipment in June 2005 exceeded 300,000 units, of which over 75,000 panels shipped are 32-inch.
Preliminary shipments of large-size panels for the second quarter reached 7.04 million, a 16.6% increase compared to that of the first quarter 2005. Shipments for small- and medium-sized panels posted a 36.9% growth Q-o-Q to reach 11.83 million in the second quarter 2005. Unit sales for both large-size and small- and medium-size panels exceeded the second quarter guidance that was provided on April 26, 2005, primarily contributed by the new capacity from AUO’s Gen. 6 fab that is in smooth ramp-up progress.
Unaudited consolidated revenues for the month of June 2005 increased by 3.7% M-o-M, while unconsolidated net sales rose 3.7% sequentially. On a year-over-year basis, June 2005 consolidated revenues increased by 0.5%, while unconsolidated net sales rose 0.6%.
For the three months ended June 30, 2005, unaudited consolidated and unconsolidated revenues totaled NT$46,247 million and NT$46,214 million, representing 19.1% and 19.1% Q-o-Q growth, respectively.
(a) Large size refers to panels that are 10 inches and above in diagonal measurement while small & medium size
refers to those below 10 inches
Sales Report: (Unit: NT$ million)
|Net Sales(1) (2)||Consolidated(3)||Unconsolidated|
|January to June 2005||85,084||85,010|
|January to June 2004||89,861||86,880|
|Y-o-Y Growth||( 5.3% )||( 2.2% )|
(2) Monthly figures are unaudited, prepared by AU Optronics Corp.
(3) Consolidated numbers include AU Optronics Corporation, AU Optronics (L) Corporation, and AU Optronics (Suzhou) Corporation.