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Electronic Technology

Acer, Inc.

Business Summary

Acer, Inc. engages in the research and development of user interface, industrial design, information and communication technologies related software and hardware, and electronic sports related applications. Its products include computers, laptops, smartphones, smart cameras, virtual reality, web servers, and browsing tools. It also offers software and repair services. The company was founded by Chen Jung Shih on August 1, 1976 and is headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan.

Financial Highlights

Dec 2019 TWDUSD
Revenue234,285.35M7,578.93M
Gross Profit23,544.95M761.65M
Operating income3,028.07M97.95M
Income before tax3,823.27M123.67M
Net income2,632.56M85.16M
EBITDA4,528.84M146.50M
Diluted EPS0.860.02
Dividends Per Share0.770.02
Total Assets156,096.56M5,207.21M
Total liabilities96,901.32M3,232.52M
Total equity57,841.47M1,929.52M
Operating cash flow-1,849.06M-59.81M
Currency in TWDCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Dec 2015Dec 2016Dec 2017Dec 2018Dec 2019
Revenue 263,775.20M 232,724.16M 237,274.88M 242,270.40M 234,285.35M
Gross Profit 23,241.05M 21,786.91M 24,336.99M 25,093.22M 23,544.95M
Operating income 670.92M 925.78M 3,474.66M 3,581.54M 3,028.07M
Income before tax 846.02M -4,706.35M 3,477.76M 4,386.27M 3,823.27M
Net income 603.68M -4,900.29M 2,815.58M 3,060.42M 2,632.56M
EBITDA 2,348.02M 2,377.49M 4,533.10M 4,411.17M 4,528.84M
Diluted EPS 0.20 -1.62 0.93 1.00 0.86
Dividends Per Share 0.50 0.50 0.70 0.77 0.77
Total Assets 171,742.20M 165,674.06M 157,612.77M 153,989.41M 156,096.56M
Total liabilities 106,148.10M 107,995.58M 99,637.36M 95,003.12M 96,901.32M
Total equity 65,591.73M 57,674.39M 57,319.44M 58,268.09M 57,841.47M
Operating cash flow -810.20M 8,287.78M -7,377.33M -1,430.51M -1,849.06M
 Dec 2015Dec 2016Dec 2017Dec 2018Dec 2019
Revenue 8,306.81M 7,216.07M 7,799.26M 8,034.31M 7,578.93M
Gross Profit 731.90M 675.54M 799.96M 832.15M 761.65M
Operating income 21.12M 28.70M 114.21M 118.77M 97.95M
Income before tax 26.64M -145.92M 114.31M 145.46M 123.67M
Net income 19.01M -151.94M 92.54M 101.49M 85.16M
EBITDA 73.94M 73.71M 149.00M 146.28M 146.50M
Diluted EPS 0.00 -0.05 0.03 0.03 0.02
Dividends Per Share 0.01 0.01 0.02 0.02 0.02
Total Assets 5,228.55M 5,140.52M 5,296.39M 5,009.90M 5,207.21M
Total liabilities 3,231.59M 3,350.88M 3,348.19M 3,090.83M 3,232.52M
Total equity 1,996.88M 1,789.51M 1,926.15M 1,895.69M 1,929.52M
Operating cash flow -25.51M 256.97M -242.49M -47.43M -59.81M

Valuation Measures

Dec 2019
PER20.53
ROA1.69%
ROE4.53%
Operating margin1.29%
Profit margin1.12%

Key executives

  • Chairman, Chief Executive Officer & GM: Chun Sheng Chen
  • Co-Chief Operating Officer: Tiffany Tair-Fen Huang
  • Co-Chief Operating Officer: Shu Kuo Kao
  • Chief Financial Officer & Head-Finance: Yi Ju Chen
  • Chief Technology Officer: Jui Chuan Chang

Shareholders

  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (2.9%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors (2.6%)
  • SHIH STAN FAMILY (2.3%)
  • SHIH CHEN JUNG (1.6%)
  • Civil Servant's Retirement Fund (1.0%)
  • Norges Bank Investment Management (1.0%)
  • Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.8%)
  • Polunin Capital Partners Ltd. (0.7%)
  • GIC Pte Ltd. (Investment Management) (0.7%)
  • BlackRock Advisors (UK) Ltd. (0.7%)

Contact Details

  • Website:http://www.acer.com
  • Address: 7/F-5, 369 Fuxing North Road, Taipei, 105 41, Taiwan
  • Phone: +886.2.27195000

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Competitors

  • HP Inc.
  • Lenovo Group Limited
  • Archos SA
  • Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd
Last Updated on 27 Mar, 2020

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