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Acter Group Co., Ltd (5536) 2021 Third Quarter Profit Increase 70% Compared with The Same Period of Last Year. Third Quarter EPS Reached $5.71(NTD).

Deepening Three Main Strategies and Make a New Page of Future’s Operation

Acter Group Co., Ltd. (will be abbreviated “Acter” in the after, stock code: 5536) announced 3rd Q of 2021 performance.

 

2021 3rd Q Review

    • On a consolidated basis, revenue for the third quarter of 2021 is NTD 5.032 billion, profit after tax attributable to parent company reached NTD 327 million, Earnings per share (EPS) was NTD 5.71, and have an increase of 52%, 73% and 64% compared with the same period of last year, respectively. On a consolidated basis, revenue for the first three quarters of 2021 is NTD 14.051 billion, profit after tax attributable to parent company reached NTD 837 million, Earnings per share (EPS) was NTD 14.66.

    • Acter focus on the multi-industries, multi-regions, multi-jobs strategy, and put all effort to push Acter keeps a steady growth. The regional revenue proportions of Taiwan and Others (included Southeast Asia) for 3rd Q of 2021 have an increase of 55% and 182% compared with the same period of last year. The revenue from semiconductor industry has a 128% increase compared with the same period of last year. All reasons aforementioned may enlarge the competitive advantage and strengthen the growth momentum for the middle and long term operation.

    • Dealing with lack of human resource and material price increase, Acter enhanced control material purchase cost, optimize human resource allocation and adjust sale structure. The overall gross profit margin and operating profit ratio increased from 16% and 10% of the first three quarters to 17% and 12% compared with the same period of last year. The overall gross profit margins for the first quarter to third quarter are 14%, 16% and 17%, respectively. The increasing trend matched Acter’s planed direction which presented well operation management efficiency and created whole operation profitability steady growth.

    • Looking forward to the fourth quarter of 2021, Acter takes a cautious and optimistic view. Base on the of semiconductor industry expand trend and global supply chain reconstruct tend stay the same, it’s helpful for the demand orders from Cleanroom, Electro-Mechanical Integration Engineering, chemical supply, and sub-assembly system equipment stay well growth momentum. The amount of projects on hand stably stays high level and orders visibility above one year which provide the high stable growth ability for the future’s operation. Acter balanced explores multiple markets and enhances to make a new page of well operation.

    • The revenue from semiconductor industry has a 128% increase compared with the same period of last year. Especially under the situation of global industrial decentralized production, 5G technology development push communication generation transform, electric vehicle, Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things application fields grow fast and relative producers enlarge capital expenditure, Acter’s strategy implement gradually reveal the competitive advantage and strengthen the growth momentum for the middle and long term operation.

 

2021 4th Q Outlook

    • Looking forward to the fourth quarter of 2021, Acter takes a cautious and optimistic view. Acter focus on the multi-industries, multi-regions, multi-jobs strategy, and put all effort to push Acter keeps a steady growth. Base on the of semiconductor industry expand trend and global supply chain reconstruct tend stay the same, and Acter has years of well performance in Taiwan, China, Vietnam, Indonesia, Thailand and other Southeast area, it’s helpful for the demand orders from Cleanroom, Electro-Mechanical Integration Engineering, chemical supply, and sub-assembly system equipment stay well growth momentum. The amount of projects on hand stably stays high level and orders visibility above one year which provide the high stable growth ability for the future’s operation. Acter balanced explores multiple markets and enhances to make a new page of well operation.

 

Acter 2021 3rd Q Concise Consolidated FS Report            Unit: NTD thousand/%

Items/Period 2021/3rd Q 2020/3rd Q YoY (%) 2021Q1-Q3 2020Q1-Q3 YoY (%)
Revenue 5,031,590 3,315,224 51.77 14,051,330 10,252,739 37.05
Profit after income tax-attributable to owners of parent 326,575 188,706 73.06 837,158 696,510 20.19
EPS
5.71 3.48 64.08 14.66 12.85 14.09

 

News Contact:

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