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Producer Manufacturing

Catcher Technology Co., Ltd.

  • 236.50 TWD
  • +5.50
  • +2.38%
  • Taiwan
    Mar 22, 2019
  • Ticker
    TAI(2474)
  • Prev. close
    231.00
  • Market cap (TWD)
    177,960M
  • Market cap (USD)
    5,778.50M
  • 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 Profit38,624.19M1,280.87M
Operating income38,624.19M1,280.87M
Income before tax41,319.13M1,370.24M
Net income27,972.18M927.63M
EBITDA----
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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 38,624.19M
Operating income 20,341.20M 29,431.30M 27,593.84M 33,433.24M 38,624.19M
Income before tax 23,542.68M 34,682.58M 32,538.56M 32,699.46M 41,319.13M
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 --
Diluted EPS 23.21 32.54 28.26 28.03 --
Dividends Per Share 6 10 10 12 --
Total Assets 136,964.70M 171,579.67M 186,347.58M 213,863.96M --
Total liabilities 40,875.54M 55,614.21M 63,517.53M 80,729.28M --
Total equity 95,897.66M 115,762.58M 122,629.32M 133,050.44M --
Operating cash flow 27,854.32M 33,644.64M 26,872.27M 33,820.28M --
 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 1,280.87M
Operating income 671.25M 926.85M 855.60M 1,098.95M 1,280.87M
Income before tax 776.90M 1,092.22M 1,008.92M 1,074.83M 1,370.24M
Net income 589.94M 791.10M 682.76M 717.99M 927.63M
EBITDA 871.27M 1,241.14M 1,202.56M 1,449.35M --
Diluted EPS 0.76 1.02 0.87 0.92 --
Dividends Per Share 0.19 0.31 0.31 0.39 --
Total Assets 4,334.05M 5,223.60M 5,781.98M 7,186.65M --
Total liabilities 1,293.44M 1,693.12M 1,970.81M 2,712.81M --
Total equity 3,034.54M 3,524.29M 3,804.93M 4,471.00M --
Operating cash flow 919.18M 1,059.53M 833.22M 1,111.67M --

Valuation Measures

Dec 2018
PER6.19
ROA--
ROE--
Operating margin40.47%
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%)
  • Lazard Asset Management LLC (2.4%)
  • FIL Investment Advisors (UK) Ltd. (2.3%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors (2.1%)
  • Eastspring Investments (Singapore) Ltd. (1.8%)
  • Templeton Asset Management Ltd. (1.4%)
  • APG Asset Management NV (1.4%)
  • Norges Bank Investment Management (1.4%)
  • HUNG SHUI SHU (1.3%)
  • HUNG TIEN SZU (1.3%)

Contact Details

Related Companies

  • Castmate International Co. Ltd.
  • Gigamag Co. Ltd.
  • Nanomag International Co. Ltd.

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 22 Mar, 2019

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