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Electronic Technology

Acer, Inc.

  • 24.00 TWD
  • +0.60
  • +2.56%
  • Taiwan
    Aug 15, 2018
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Business Summary

Acer, Inc. engages in the provision of information technology (IT) products and solutions. It operates through the Device Business Group and Other Business Group segments. The Device Business Group segment involves in the research, design, marketing and service activities of personal computers, IT products smart hand held and tablet products. The Other Business Group segment distributes IT products, engages in e-commerce activities, and provides IT and cloud services. The company was founded by Stan Shih on August 1, 1976 and is headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan.

Financial Highlights

Dec 2017 TWDUSD
Gross Profit24,336.99M799.96M
Operating income3,474.66M114.21M
Income before tax3,477.76M114.31M
Net income2,815.58M92.54M
Diluted EPS0.930.03
Dividends Per Share0.700.02
Total Assets157,612.77M5,296.39M
Total liabilities99,637.36M3,348.19M
Total equity57,319.44M1,926.15M
Operating cash flow-7,377.33M-242.49M
Currency in TWDCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Dec 2013Dec 2014Dec 2015Dec 2016Dec 2017
Revenue 360,132.04M 329,684.27M 263,775.20M 232,724.16M 237,274.88M
Gross Profit 19,943.56M 27,008.86M 23,241.05M 21,786.91M 24,336.99M
Operating income -10,608.18M 2,384.48M 670.92M 925.78M 3,474.66M
Income before tax -21,068.91M 2,488.79M 846.02M -4,706.35M 3,477.76M
Net income -20,519.42M 1,790.69M 603.68M -4,900.29M 2,815.58M
EBITDA -7,925.00M 4,368.67M 2,348.02M 2,377.49M 4,533.10M
Diluted EPS -7.44 0.62 0.20 -1.62 0.93
Dividends Per Share 0 0 0.50 0.50 0.70
Total Assets 190,499.71M 191,095.03M 171,742.20M 165,674.06M 157,612.77M
Total liabilities 134,509.34M 130,726.18M 106,148.10M 107,995.58M 99,637.36M
Total equity 55,987.98M 60,366.59M 65,591.73M 57,674.39M 57,319.44M
Operating cash flow -8,834.51M 5,503.20M -810.20M 8,287.78M -7,377.33M
 Dec 2013Dec 2014Dec 2015Dec 2016Dec 2017
Revenue 12,133.31M 10,879.51M 8,306.81M 7,216.07M 7,799.26M
Gross Profit 671.92M 891.28M 731.90M 675.54M 799.96M
Operating income -357.40M 78.68M 21.12M 28.70M 114.21M
Income before tax -709.83M 82.12M 26.64M -145.92M 114.31M
Net income -691.32M 59.09M 19.01M -151.94M 92.54M
EBITDA -267.00M 144.16M 73.94M 73.71M 149.00M
Diluted EPS -0.25 0.02 0.00 -0.05 0.03
Dividends Per Share 0 0 0.01 0.01 0.02
Total Assets 6,391.85M 6,046.92M 5,228.55M 5,140.52M 5,296.39M
Total liabilities 4,513.20M 4,136.64M 3,231.59M 3,350.88M 3,348.19M
Total equity 1,878.57M 1,910.21M 1,996.88M 1,789.51M 1,926.15M
Operating cash flow -297.64M 181.60M -25.51M 256.97M -242.49M

Valuation Measures

Dec 2017
Operating margin1.46%
Profit margin1.18%

Key executives

  • Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer: Chun Sheng Chen
  • Chief Financial Officer: Meggy Chen
  • President-Personal Computer Global Operations: Tiffany Tair-Fen Huang
  • Deputy General Manager: Hsuan Hui Shih
  • Head-Accounting Department: Hui Shih Lung


  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (3.1%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors (2.3%)
  • Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.8%)
  • SHIH CHEN JUNG (1.6%)
  • Norges Bank Investment Management (1.0%)
  • Wellington Management Co. LLP (0.6%)
  • BlackRock Advisors (UK) Ltd. (0.5%)
  • Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (0.5%)
  • TIAA-CREF Investment Management LLC (0.4%)

Contact Details

  • Website:
  • Address: 88, Sector 1, Xintai 5th Road, Taipei, 10541, Taiwan
  • Phone: +886.2.2696.1234

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Last Updated on 15 Aug, 2018

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