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Acter Group Co., Ltd (5536) FY 2019 Annual EPS $19.16(NTD), Propose to distribute NT 15 Cash Dividends Per Stock, The Dividend yield reached 8.57 %

 

ACTER GROUP CORPORATION LIMITED (will be abbreviated “Acter” in the after, stock code : 5536) announced revenue of 2019 and dividend distribution.

 

Key Highlights

  • Acter FY 2019 revenue is NTD 12.675 billion, profit after income tax is 1.276 billion and EPS is NTD 19.16.
  • Acter benefit from the clients in Semiconductor and Electronics industries accelerate the process of construction and recognition in the second half year, the yearly gross profit rate and net profit rate reached 20.29% and 14.03%. The Group continues the multi-regions, multi-industries and multi-jobs strategy, establish subsidiaries in Southeast Asia and meet client’s need base on professional core technique and contribute well foreseeable orders.
  • Acter consider about financial soundness, the board of directors approved cash dividend NTD $15 per stock and cash distribution rate reached 78.29%. Acter continue the 9 years cash distribution rate higher than 65% and share the performance result with stockholders. Base on the closing price of announcement day (2/27), the dividend yield reaches 8.57%.
  • Outlook FY 2020, the Chinese New Year and postpone of resumption of work would effected the performance of first quarter. But base on the semiconductor and passive element industries continue the factory expansion plans, Taiwanese business back to invest in Taiwan and dispersion the manufacturing basement to Southeast Asia, the orders from semiconductor and electromechanical engineering continue to growth. Acter has the advantage of flexible ability to take orders and high quality construction performance to acquire all industries’ orders and create a better performance than last year.

 

2020 Outlook

According to the research report from DATA BRIDGE, the global cleanroom technology market would growth to 6.63 billion USD. Outlook FY 2020, the Chinese New Year and postpone of resumption of work would effected the performance of first quarter. But base on the semiconductor and passive element industries continue the factory expansion plans, Taiwanese business back to invest in Taiwan and dispersion the manufacturing basement to Southeast Asia, the orders from semiconductor and electromechanical engineering continue to growth. Acter has the advantage of flexible ability to take orders and high quality construction performance to acquired all industries’ orders and create a better performance than last year.

 

(attachment 1)Acter 2019 Concise Consolidated Financial Report:  Unit: NTD thousand/%

  2019  2018  YOY (%)
revenue   12,674,886  14,220,653 (10.87)
Profit after income tax   1,276,284  1,275,432  0.07
EPS(NTD)  19.16  19.52  (1.84)

 

(attachment 2)Acter recently 5 year dividend policy:              Unit: NTD

FY

Dividend       

2019  2018  2017 2016 2015
Cash   15.0  15.0  13.0  8.0  6.0
Stock   0  0  1.5  0  0

 

News Contact:

ACTER GROUP CORPORATION LIMITED:

Senior Manager     Miss Tsao   (04)2261-5288  ir@acter.com.tw

IR Trust:   

Vice General Manager     Miss Zheng  (02)2585-5701  sandy@ir-trust.tw