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Producer Manufacturing

Catcher Technology Co., Ltd.

  • 225.00 TWD
  • -1.00
  • -0.44%
  • Taiwan
    Jul 19, 2019
  • Ticker
    TAI(2474)
  • Prev. close
    226.00
  • Market cap (TWD)
    174,108M
  • Market cap (USD)
    5,609.07M
  • Shares
    770.39M

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 manufacture and distribution of computer and electronic products. It provides different options on forming process and surface treatment, such as extrusion, stamping, forging, and injection mold for aluminum and magnesium products. It mainly involves in the magnesium die casting technology that caters to telecommunication and automotive industries. The company was founded on November 23, 1984 and is headquartered in Tainan, Taiwan.

Financial Highlights

Dec 2018 TWDUSD
Revenue95,416.14M3,164.24M
Gross Profit37,439.64M1,241.59M
Operating income29,604.36M981.75M
Income before tax41,300.59M1,369.63M
Net income27,972.18M927.63M
EBITDA41,847.26M1,387.76M
Diluted EPS35.871.18
Dividends Per Share120.39
Total Assets257,159.91M8,366.46M
Total liabilities105,835.59M3,443.26M
Total equity151,219.31M4,919.78M
Operating cash flow29,147.93M966.62M
Currency in TWDCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Dec 2014Dec 2015Dec 2016Dec 2017Dec 2018
Revenue 55,277.36M 82,413.38M 79,113.65M 93,295.96M 95,416.14M
Gross Profit 25,925.25M 37,479.25M 33,600.27M 40,653.12M 37,439.64M
Operating income 20,341.20M 29,431.30M 27,593.84M 33,433.24M 29,604.36M
Income before tax 23,542.68M 34,682.58M 32,538.56M 32,699.46M 41,300.59M
Net income 17,877.16M 25,120.85M 22,019.79M 21,843.25M 27,972.18M
EBITDA 26,402.44M 39,411.49M 38,783.83M 44,093.44M 41,847.26M
Diluted EPS 23.21 32.54 28.26 28.03 35.87
Dividends Per Share 6 10 10 12 12
Total Assets 136,964.70M 171,579.67M 186,347.58M 213,863.96M 257,159.91M
Total liabilities 40,875.54M 55,614.21M 63,517.53M 80,729.28M 105,835.59M
Total equity 95,897.66M 115,762.58M 122,629.32M 133,050.44M 151,219.31M
Operating cash flow 27,854.32M 33,644.64M 26,872.27M 33,820.28M 29,147.93M
 Dec 2014Dec 2015Dec 2016Dec 2017Dec 2018
Revenue 1,824.14M 2,595.36M 2,453.07M 3,066.65M 3,164.24M
Gross Profit 855.52M 1,180.29M 1,041.84M 1,336.27M 1,241.59M
Operating income 671.25M 926.85M 855.60M 1,098.95M 981.75M
Income before tax 776.90M 1,092.22M 1,008.92M 1,074.83M 1,369.63M
Net income 589.94M 791.10M 682.76M 717.99M 927.63M
EBITDA 871.27M 1,241.14M 1,202.56M 1,449.35M 1,387.76M
Diluted EPS 0.76 1.02 0.87 0.92 1.18
Dividends Per Share 0.19 0.31 0.31 0.39 0.39
Total Assets 4,334.05M 5,223.60M 5,781.98M 7,186.65M 8,366.46M
Total liabilities 1,293.44M 1,693.12M 1,970.81M 2,712.81M 3,443.26M
Total equity 3,034.54M 3,524.29M 3,804.93M 4,471.00M 4,919.78M
Operating cash flow 919.18M 1,059.53M 833.22M 1,111.67M 966.62M

Valuation Measures

Dec 2018
PER6.19
ROA11.87%
ROE19.68%
Operating margin31.02%
Profit margin29.31%

Key executives

  • General Manager & Director: Tien-Szu Hung
  • Assistant GM, Head-Finance & Accounting: Mei Hsing Chen
  • Deputy General Manager: Wen Chien Chien
  • Deputy General Manager, IR Contact & Spokesman: Chun Yi Wu

Shareholders

  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (3.3%)
  • Kai Yi Investment Co., Ltd. (2.4%)
  • GIC Pte Ltd. (Investment Management) (2.4%)
  • LIN CHEN MEI JANICE (2.3%)
  • Overlook Investments Ltd. (2.3%)
  • Lazard Asset Management LLC (2.3%)
  • FIL Investment Advisors (UK) Ltd. (2.3%)
  • Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency (Investment Management) (2.1%)
  • KUO SU MEI /CATCHER/ (1.9%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors (1.9%)

Contact Details

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Competitors

  • Casetek Holdings Ltd.
  • Foxconn Technology Co., Ltd.
  • Ju Teng International Holdings Limited
  • BYD Electronic (International) Co., Ltd.
  • Silitech Technology Corporation
  • Waffer Technology Corp.
  • AVY Precision Technology Inc.
  • Guangdong Silver Age Sci & Tech Co., Ltd. Class A
  • Foxconn Industrial Internet Co., Ltd. Class A
  • Jabil Inc.
Last Updated on 19 Jul, 2019

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