AU Optronics Corp. ("AUO" or the "Company") (TAIEX: 2409; NYSE: AUO) today announced preliminary consolidated net sales of NT$14,913 million and unconsolidated net sales of NT$14,882 million for the month of April 2005.
Preliminary shipments of large-sized panels(a) for applications such as desktop monitor, notebook PC, LCD TV, and other applications totaled 2.30 million, 1.6% lower than the previous month due to less working days in April and product mix shift. Shipments of small- and medium-sized panels increased on seasonal strength by 23.5% M-o-M to reach 4.19 million.
Unaudited consolidated revenues for the month of April 2005 increased by 2.0%, while unconsolidated net sales rose 2.0% sequentially. On a year-over-year basis, April 2005 consolidated revenues decreased by 6.8%, while unconsolidated net sales declined by 6.1%.
(a) Large size refers to panels that are 10 inches and above in diagonal measurement while small & medium size refers to those below 10 inches
Sales Report: (Unit: NT$ million)
|Net Sales(1) (2)||Consolidated(3)||Unconsolidated|
|January to April 2005||53,750||53,678|
|January to April 2004||57,338||54,384|
(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.