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Acter Co., Ltd (5536) FY 2017 Annual EPS $18.17(NTD), The Board of Director approved the cash dividend NTD $13 and stock dividend NTD $1.5 per stock, FY 2017 profit and dividend is the highest of the recently 7 years

 

Key Highlights

  • Acter Co., Ltd consolidation revenue NTD $ 11.438 billion and the EPS $18.17(NTD).
  • At FY 2017, Acter Co., Ltd created the highest performance of previously 7 year, the reason is Clean Room、Electrical and Mechanical requirement from Semi-conduct、Optoelectronics and Panel industry and generate 58% revenue of FY 2017, the clean room and electro-mechanical turn-key business comparing with 2016 growth 59% and increasing the gross margin to 18%. 2017 ROE and ROA is 24.41% and 9.68% respectively.
  • The Board of Acter Co., Ltd approved cash dividend NTD $13 and stock dividend NTD1.5 per stock, the dividend distribution rate reached 80% and keep 65% cash dividend pay to stockowner from recently 7 years. With the 23th Feb, 2018 closing share price, dividend yield is 6.9%.

 

2017 Operational Review

Acter co., Ltd FY 2017 consolidation revenue is NTD $ 11.438 billion, it is history record and compare FY 2016 with YOY increase 36%、net income and EPS YOY increase 93% and 92%. The big reason of FY 2017 prosperity is China Government industry police focus on Semi-conduct、Optoelectronics and Panel industry, at the China and Taiwan area, the revenue ratio from three industry up from 52%(FY 2016) to 58%(FY 2017).

 

2018 Outlook

Outlook FY 2018, China area still with high speed grow at the Semi-conduct、the Optoelectronics and the Panel field, Acter Co., Ltd service several above industry benchmarking client, resulting FY 2017 high-standard performance and estimate the FY 2018 also with optimistic atmosphere.

 

(attachment I)Acter FY 2017 brief statement:  Unit:NTD Thousand dollar;%

  2017  2016  YOY (%)
revenue   11,437,682  8,404,421 36%
Net Income   842,154  436,276  93%
EPS(NTD)  18.17  9.45  92%

 

(attachment II)Acter recently 5 year dividend policy:              Unit:NTD dollar

FY

Dividend       

2017  2016  2015 2014 2013
Cash   13.0  8.0  6.0  2.0  10.0
Stock   1.5  0  0  0  0

 

For further information, please contact:

Acter Co., Ltd:

Spokesman      Mrs. Angie Tsao   (04)2261-5288  ir@acter.com.tw

IR Trust:   

Director        Mrs. Vicky Chang  (02)2585-5702/0920-286-136  vicky@ir-trust.tw