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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 2019 TWDUSD
Revenue91,628.11M2,964.09M
Gross Profit21,081.19M681.95M
Operating income14,109.14M456.41M
Income before tax19,992.99M646.75M
Net income11,272.12M364.64M
EBITDA26,230.59M848.53M
Diluted EPS14.520.46
Dividends Per Share100.32
Total Assets243,114.27M8,110.02M
Total liabilities94,525.76M3,153.27M
Total equity148,462.71M4,952.55M
Operating cash flow29,196.63M944.48M
Currency in TWDCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Dec 2015Dec 2016Dec 2017Dec 2018Dec 2019
Revenue 82,413.38M 79,113.65M 93,295.96M 95,416.14M 91,628.11M
Gross Profit 37,479.25M 33,600.27M 40,653.12M 37,439.64M 21,081.19M
Operating income 29,431.30M 27,593.84M 33,433.24M 29,604.36M 14,109.14M
Income before tax 34,682.58M 32,538.56M 32,699.46M 41,300.59M 19,992.99M
Net income 25,120.85M 22,019.79M 21,843.25M 27,972.18M 11,272.12M
EBITDA 39,411.49M 38,783.83M 44,093.44M 41,847.26M 26,230.59M
Diluted EPS 32.54 28.26 28.03 35.87 14.52
Dividends Per Share 10 10 12 12 10
Total Assets 171,579.67M 186,347.58M 213,863.96M 257,159.91M 243,114.27M
Total liabilities 55,614.21M 63,517.53M 80,729.28M 105,835.59M 94,525.76M
Total equity 115,762.58M 122,629.32M 133,050.44M 151,219.31M 148,462.71M
Operating cash flow 33,644.64M 26,872.27M 33,820.28M 29,147.93M 29,196.63M
 Dec 2015Dec 2016Dec 2017Dec 2018Dec 2019
Revenue 2,595.36M 2,453.07M 3,066.65M 3,164.24M 2,964.09M
Gross Profit 1,180.29M 1,041.84M 1,336.27M 1,241.59M 681.95M
Operating income 926.85M 855.60M 1,098.95M 981.75M 456.41M
Income before tax 1,092.22M 1,008.92M 1,074.83M 1,369.63M 646.75M
Net income 791.10M 682.76M 717.99M 927.63M 364.64M
EBITDA 1,241.14M 1,202.56M 1,449.35M 1,387.76M 848.53M
Diluted EPS 1.02 0.87 0.92 1.18 0.46
Dividends Per Share 0.31 0.31 0.39 0.39 0.32
Total Assets 5,223.60M 5,781.98M 7,186.65M 8,366.46M 8,110.02M
Total liabilities 1,693.12M 1,970.81M 2,712.81M 3,443.26M 3,153.27M
Total equity 3,524.29M 3,804.93M 4,471.00M 4,919.78M 4,952.55M
Operating cash flow 1,059.53M 833.22M 1,111.67M 966.62M 944.48M

Valuation Measures

Dec 2019
PER15.51
ROA4.50%
ROE7.52%
Operating margin15.39%
Profit margin12.30%

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

  • Yuanta Securities Investment Trust Co., Ltd. (14.3%)
  • GIC Pte Ltd. (Investment Management) (4.6%)
  • The Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec (3.6%)
  • Nan Shan Life Insurance Co., Ltd. (3.5%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (3.3%)
  • Cathay Life Insurance Co., Ltd. (Invt Port) (2.7%)
  • Kai Yi Investment Co., Ltd. (2.4%)
  • LIN CHEN MEI JANICE (2.4%)
  • KUO SU MEI /CATCHER/ (2.0%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors (1.9%)

Contact Details

Related Companies

  • Catcher Technology Co. Ltd. /2 subs/
  • Lyra International Co. Ltd.
  • Castmate International Co. Ltd.
  • Gigamag Co. Ltd.
  • Nanomag International Co. Ltd.

Competitors

  • Foxconn Technology Co., Ltd.
  • Casetek Holdings Ltd.
  • Ju Teng International Holdings Limited
  • BYD Electronic (International) Co., Ltd.
  • Silitech Technology Corporation
  • Waffer Technology Corp.
  • Jabil Inc.
Last Updated on 23 Nov, 2020

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