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2018-04-25

Holy Stone Reports Q1 EPS of NT$3.1, up 29% QoQ and 292% YoY 

Holy Stone Enterprise Co., Ltd. (Holy Stone) (TWSE: 3026), today announced its first-quarter result of 2018. Consolidated revenue totaled NT$3,354 million, and gross profit was NT$1,021 million, up 18% QoQ and 136% YoY; the gross profit margin reached 30.5%, up 19% QoQ (4.9 percentage point increase QoQ) and 121% YoY (16.7 percentage point increase YoY); operating profit was NT$581 million, up 46% QoQ and 455% YoY; net income was NT$456 million, up 35% QoQ and 427% YoY; net income attribution to parent company totaled NT$490 million, up 29% QoQ and 290% YoY; and earnings per share for the first quarter totaled NT$3.1, up 29% QoQ and 292% YoY.

 

As a result of breakthrough in R&D capability and innovation, passive components continued to expand in high-end niche market for power supplies such as automotive, industrial control, lighting, and chargers. This has lead to an outstanding operating performance in the first quarter, and net profit after tax reached record high.

 

Looking to the future, with the improvement on product technology capability and the expansion of production capacity, we are optimistic that operating performance will thrive quarter on quarter in 2018.

 

Unit: Thousands of NTD, except for EPS

Accounts

2018

2017

QoQ

2017

YoY

Q1

Q4

Q1

Net Sales

3,353,877

3,399,109

-1%

3,138,194

7%

Gross Profit

1,021,406

868,716

18%

433,156

136%

Gross Margin

30.5%

25.6%

19%

13.8%

121%

Operating Expenses

440,592

470,033

-6%

328,423

34%

Operating Profit

580,814

398,683

46%

104,733

455%

Income before Tax

588,663

420,768

40%

112,815

422%

Net Income

455,826

337,723

35%

86,542

427%

Net Income to Parent Company

489,722

380,561

29%

125,521

290%

EPS(NTD)

3.10

2.41*

29%

0.79*

292%

 
*EPS after capital reduction.
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