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$4.81
Previous Close
$4.58
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$4.91
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08/27/14 - $4.91
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Market Cap
4.7B
Average Volume 10 Days
125.3K
EPS TTM
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Shares Outstanding
962.4M
EX-Date
07/22/14
P/E TM
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Dividend
$0.05
Dividend Yield
1.02%
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AU Optronics Corp. is engaged in the design, development, production, assembly, and marketing of thin film transistor liquid crystal displays and other flat panel displays. The company operates in two segments, Display and Solar. The Display segment offers a range of display panels for use in mobile PCs, such as notebooks and tablets; desktop monitors; consumer electronics products consisting of mobile phones, digital still cameras, portable navigation displays, digital camcorders, automobile displays, amusement and printer displays, and portable gaming consoles; and LCD televisions. This segment sells its panels to original equipment manufacturing service providers who manufacture products on a contract basis for brand companies; and to brand companies on a direct shipment basis. The Solar segment manufactures upstream and midstream products, such as polysilicons, ingots, wafers, and solar cells; designs, develops, and manufactures solar photovoltaic (PV) modules; produces solar PV systems; and provides various value-added services for solar PV systems projects. The company operates in Taiwan, the People’s Republic of China, Japan, Singapore, the United States, Korea, and internationally. AU Optronics Corp. was founded in 1996 and is based in Hsinchu, Taiwan.

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AU Optronics Corp. to Showcase its Full Array of UHD 4K (3840X2160) Curved LCD TV Displays at Touch Taiwan 2014

AU Optronics Corp. announced its participation to Touch Taiwan 2014 (International Touch Panel and Optical Film Exhibition 2014) from August 27 to 29. With 'Experience the Ultimate with Curved Ultra High Definition' being the theme, AUO will showcase its full array of UHD 4K (3840x2160) curved LCD TV displays. The company will unveil 65, 75 and 85-inch next generation UHD 4K curved LCD TV displays featuring wide color gamut and boasting 4000R golden curvature. AUO's exhibition topics include ultra high resolution UHD 4K curved LCD TV displays, public information displays, professional monitor displays, medical and car displays, integrated touch solutions, high resolution panels for smartphones and tablets, AMOLED and advanced technologies, many of which will be introduced the first time in the exhibition. New Next Generation UHD 4K Curved LCD TV Displays with 4000R Golden Curvature for Revolutionary Visual Experience: AUO will exhibit a full lineup of 42 to 85-inch UHD 4K curved LCD TV displays, among which the 65, 75 and 85-inch next generation UHD 4K curved LCD TV displays have been designed with the world's leading 4000R golden curvature. The concave screen adopts optimal visual design, so that its free viewing angle delivers vivid and undistorted images. The panoramic view and surround sound system create immersive experience for exceptional audio visual entertainment. AUO's next generation UHD 4K curved LCD TV displays integrate true UHD 4K resolution with their RGB spectrum, wide color gamut and 120Hz frame rate to elevate image depth and stereo perception, depicting the most exquisite image quality and lifelike motions. The super narrow bezel and curved design reveal a slender contour that adds a touch of modern stylish taste to the home atmosphere. High-End Monitor Display Applications Aimed at Professional Markets: To address the significant demand in the commercial market, AUO has developed various types of professional monitor displays for graphics, image processing and audio-video gaming purposes. AUO's 27 and 32-inch UHD 4K edge-to-edge monitor displays have the slim edge of 6.1 mm, 100% sRGB wide color gamut, and AHVA (Advanced Hyper-Viewing Angle) technology to manifest true and delicate colors from every viewing angle. AUO will also lead the world in presenting 32-inch QHD (2560x1440) curved monitor display, which is also ultra slim and has narrow bezel and 100% sRGB wide color gamut. In addition to professional applications, the display offers the best performance possible for personal entertainment and gaming purposes. Diverse Pubic Information Displays for Daily Applications: For pubic information displays, the 38-inch bar display specially designed for passenger cars sports ultra wide format. Its 16:4.7 ratio allows travel information and advertisements to be shown concurrently on the screen. With symmetric bezel design, the display could be applied flexibly in public spaces such as stations, airports and shopping centers. AUO's 55-inch ultra high brightness display has an impressive 2500nits brightness and tolerance to high temperature. Its special circular polarizer design for low reflection enables images to stay clear and vivid even when viewed under strong sunlight or through sunglasses. The 65-inch e-board, equipped with direct bonding of enhanced cover glass, offers even more precise touch function. The colors and brightness are more evenly distributed on the screen, and the panel is more durable. The 65-inch e-board is designed for multiple applications including education and business meeting purposes.

Au Optronics Corp. Announces Ultra High Resolution Display Technologies and Applications for Mobile Devices

AU Optronics Corp. announced its ultra high resolution display technologies and applications for mobile devices, including 5-inch Full HD and 8-inch WQXGA (1600x2560) LCD panels adopting a-Si (amorphous silicon) display technology, AHVA high resolution car and medical displays, the full series of oTP (On-cell Touch Panel) integrated touch solutions for 5 to 15.6-inch smartphones, tablets and notebook PCs, 4.3-inch ultra thin LTPS TFT-LCD, and 5.5-inch Full HD in-cell touch AMOLED panel. In meeting the trend for high picture quality on large screens in the 4G era and the demand for various strains of smartphones, AUO has been versatile in applying a-Si and LTPS TFT manufacturing technologies to create high resolution displays. AUO's a-Si TFT LCDs for mobile device possess high resolution, high brightness, slim and light design, and are power-saving. The 5-inch Full HD high resolution smartphone panel to be debuted has an ultra narrow border of 1 mm, which is currently the specification achieved by a-Si technology. The 8-inch WQXGA a-Si TFT-LCD for tablet improves the transmittance to enhance image resolution, color saturation and sharpness. It is slimmer and lighter, and easy to carry. AUO has also developed 5.5-inch Full HD smartphone panel utilizing oxide TFT technology. Its narrow border and design for lower power consumption make mobile devices even lighter and more energy-saving. In terms of mobile device panels higher than 300 PPI, AUO offers the most competitive solutions in order to lead future trends with displays that are slimmer, more power-saving, and larger in size and higher in resolution.

AU Optronics Corp. Announces Consolidated Unaudited Earnings Results for the Second Quarter of and First Half Ended June 30, 2014; Provides CapEx Guidance for the Year 2014

AU Optronics Corp. announced consolidated unaudited earnings results for the second quarter of and first half ended June 30, 2014. For the quarter, revenues were TWD 102,042 million, up 8.8% from TWD 93,802 million the previous quarter. Operating profit was TWD 3,907 million, with operating margin of 3.8% compared to TWD 658 million the previous quarter. Net profit was TWD 4,024 million compared to TWD 166 million and net profit attributable to owners of the company was TWD 4,033 million or TWD 0.42 per basic share compared to TWD 259 million or TWD 0.03 per basic share the previous quarter. The company had a CapEx of TWD 5 billion. For the first half, revenues of TWD 195,844 million, with net profit of TWD 4,190 million or a basic EPS of TWD 0.45. For the full year, the company expects depreciation to be close to TWD 58 billion. For full year, the CapEx is expected to be around TWD 20 billion to TWD 25 billion.

 

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