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Producer Manufacturing

Catcher Technology Co., Ltd.

Company Background

Catcher Technology makes metal housings for electronic devices, including smartphones, tablets and notebook computers.

 

Metal housings are increasingly replacing plastic ones. The shift is occurring for practical as well as aesthetic reasons: Even thin metal cases offer increased strength.

 

Catcher was established as a metal parts maker in 1984. It was founded by the father of current Chairman Hung Shui-Shu. Prior to joining the company, Hung was an ear and nose doctor.

 

The company emphasizes the development of proprietary technology, including molds and surface-treatment techniques.

 

Catcher built expertise by making housings for home appliances and personal computers. This helped it land an order for thin housing for Apple's MacBook Air notebook.

 

Beginning with the iPhone 6, which hit the market in 2014, Catcher also provides housings for Apple smartphones.

 

Catcher's main plants are located in China's Jiangsu Province and Tainan in southern Taiwan. It is honing its manufacturing prowess and cost competitiveness by adopting metalworking equipment that features computer numerical co

Business Summary

Catcher Technology Co., Ltd. engages in the research and development of magnesium die casting parts and technology, and manufacturing of integral casing for smart phones and laptops. The company was founded on November 23, 1984 and is headquartered in Tainan, Taiwan.

Financial Highlights

Dec 2020 TWDUSD
Revenue82,506.03M2,802.08M
Gross Profit20,918.40M710.43M
Operating income16,165.74M549.02M
Income before tax14,896.70M505.92M
Net income21,129.82M717.61M
EBITDA24,955.41M847.54M
Diluted EPS27.420.93
Dividends Per Share120.40
Total Assets255,903.19M9,107.52M
Total liabilities97,831.59M3,481.79M
Total equity157,975.06M5,622.28M
Operating cash flow22,088.13M750.16M
Currency in TWDCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Dec 2016Dec 2017Dec 2018Dec 2019Dec 2020
Revenue 79,113.65M 93,295.96M 95,416.14M 91,628.11M 82,506.03M
Gross Profit 33,600.27M 40,653.12M 37,439.64M 21,081.19M 20,918.40M
Operating income 27,593.84M 33,433.24M 29,604.36M 14,109.14M 16,165.74M
Income before tax 32,538.56M 32,699.46M 41,300.59M 19,992.99M 14,896.70M
Net income 22,019.79M 21,843.25M 27,972.18M 11,272.12M 21,129.82M
EBITDA 38,783.83M 44,093.44M 41,847.26M 26,230.59M 24,955.41M
Diluted EPS 28.26 28.03 35.87 14.52 27.42
Dividends Per Share 10 12 12 10 12
Total Assets 186,347.58M 213,863.96M 257,159.91M 243,114.27M 255,903.19M
Total liabilities 63,517.53M 80,729.28M 105,835.59M 94,525.76M 97,831.59M
Total equity 122,629.32M 133,050.44M 151,219.31M 148,462.71M 157,975.06M
Operating cash flow 26,872.27M 33,820.28M 29,147.93M 29,196.63M 22,088.13M
 Dec 2016Dec 2017Dec 2018Dec 2019Dec 2020
Revenue 2,453.07M 3,066.65M 3,164.24M 2,964.09M 2,802.08M
Gross Profit 1,041.84M 1,336.27M 1,241.59M 681.95M 710.43M
Operating income 855.60M 1,098.95M 981.75M 456.41M 549.02M
Income before tax 1,008.92M 1,074.83M 1,369.63M 646.75M 505.92M
Net income 682.76M 717.99M 927.63M 364.64M 717.61M
EBITDA 1,202.56M 1,449.35M 1,387.76M 848.53M 847.54M
Diluted EPS 0.87 0.92 1.18 0.46 0.93
Dividends Per Share 0.31 0.39 0.39 0.32 0.40
Total Assets 5,781.98M 7,186.65M 8,366.46M 8,110.02M 9,107.52M
Total liabilities 1,970.81M 2,712.81M 3,443.26M 3,153.27M 3,481.79M
Total equity 3,804.93M 4,471.00M 4,919.78M 4,952.55M 5,622.28M
Operating cash flow 833.22M 1,111.67M 966.62M 944.48M 750.16M

Valuation Measures

Dec 2020
PER7.44
ROA8.46%
ROE13.79%
Operating margin19.59%
Profit margin25.61%

Key executives

  • General Manager & Director: Tien-Szu Hung
  • Assistant VP, Head-Finance & Accounting: Mei Hsing Chen
  • Chief Investment Officer, Deputy GM & Spokesperson: Chun Yi Wu
  • Deputy General Manager: Wen Chien Chien
  • Investor Relations Specialist: Pin Ying Li

Shareholders

  • The Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec (4.0%)
  • Cathay Life Insurance Co., Ltd. (Invt Port) (3.2%)
  • Nan Shan Life Insurance Co., Ltd. (3.2%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (2.9%)
  • GIC Pte Ltd. (Investment Management) (2.6%)
  • Kai Li Investment Co. Ltd. (2.4%)
  • Kai Si Investment Co. Ltd. (2.4%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors (2.2%)
  • Hong You Investment Co. Ltd. (2.0%)
  • Grantham, Mayo, Van Otterloo & Co. LLC (1.9%)

Contact Details

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Competitors

  • Foxconn Technology Co., Ltd.
  • Ju Teng International Holdings Limited
  • BYD Electronic (International) Co., Ltd.
  • Silitech Technology Corporation
  • Waffer Technology Corp.
  • Abico Avy Co., Ltd.
Last Updated on 26 Nov, 2021

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