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  • 11.25 TWD
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  • Taiwan
    Aug 14, 2018
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Company Background

Innolux is Taiwan's leading display panel manufacturer, with assets totaling over $15 billion. It is the world's third-largest flat-panel maker after South Korea's Samsung and LG.

The company manufactures a wide range of LCD panels and touch panel screens used in TVs, desktop computers, laptops, and medical- and automotive-use panels. Innolux employs more than 95,000 people worldwide. Its major plants are in the Taiwanese cities of Zhunan and Tainan. The company also operates module plants in mainland China.

Innolux is looking to grow and has been expanding production capacity. It plans to invest about $3 billion in a sixth-generation LCD plant producing smartphones screens in the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung, hoping to increase its competitiveness against rivals from South Korea and China. The facility will be used to supply a panel factory that employs low-temperature polysilicon technology -- used in Apple's iPhones -- and expected to enter production in late 2016.

Innolux also focuses on LCD panels for 4K TVs, which boast image resolutions four times finer than full high-definition TVs.

A subsidiary of Foxconn Technology Group in Taiwan, Innolux was established in 2003. It merged with Chi Mei Optoelectronics and Toppoly Optoelectronics in 2010, in what was the industry's largest-ever merger. Chimei Innolux was renamed Innolux in 2012 to differentiate it from the Chimei brand.

Chairman Tuan Hsing-chien is considered an LCD industry pioneer. Before joining Innolux, he founded Taiwan's first thin-film transistor LCD company, Unipac Optoelectronics. Unipac later merged with Acer Display Technology to form AU Optronics, an Innolux rival in Taiwan.

Business Summary

Innolux Corp. is engaged in the manufacture and sale of thin-film-transistor liquid-crystal display and touch panel modules. It offers television, desktop monitors and notebook computer, audio and video, and mobile panels. It also offers glass, film, and one glass capacitive touch panels. The company was founded on January 14, 2003 and is headquartered in Miaoli, Taiwan.

Financial Highlights

Dec 2017 TWDUSD
Gross Profit68,603.33M2,255.00M
Operating income47,022.20M1,545.62M
Income before tax48,666.33M1,599.67M
Net income37,028.60M1,217.13M
Diluted EPS3.630.11
Dividends Per Share0.800.02
Total Assets414,858.75M13,940.85M
Total liabilities150,533.71M5,058.51M
Total equity264,325.04M8,882.33M
Operating cash flow82,921.06M2,725.63M
Currency in TWDCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Dec 2013Dec 2014Dec 2015Dec 2016Dec 2017
Revenue 422,730.50M 428,661.89M 364,132.98M 287,089.27M 329,174.40M
Gross Profit 36,986.68M 49,832.78M 46,412.12M 25,902.11M 68,603.33M
Operating income 15,349.26M 28,173.39M 22,430.70M 6,413.24M 47,022.20M
Income before tax 5,707.13M 22,468.52M 14,645.60M 4,804.66M 48,666.33M
Net income 5,102.56M 21,676.75M 10,815.59M 1,870.68M 37,028.60M
EBITDA 93,187.53M 89,059.77M 75,988.70M 47,820.65M 80,575.52M
Diluted EPS 0.56 2.28 1.07 0.19 3.63
Dividends Per Share 0.13 0.70 0.19 0.09 0.80
Total Assets 508,200.88M 482,516.55M 387,442.33M 371,479.54M 414,858.75M
Total liabilities 313,623.03M 253,345.11M 155,177.61M 145,473.18M 150,533.71M
Total equity 193,043.22M 227,690.06M 232,264.72M 226,006.36M 264,325.04M
Operating cash flow 70,869.18M 101,035.67M 80,132.10M 33,383.29M 82,921.06M
 Dec 2013Dec 2014Dec 2015Dec 2016Dec 2017
Revenue 14,242.34M 14,145.75M 11,467.28M 8,901.77M 10,820.02M
Gross Profit 1,246.12M 1,644.47M 1,461.61M 803.14M 2,255.00M
Operating income 517.13M 929.71M 706.38M 198.85M 1,545.62M
Income before tax 192.28M 741.45M 461.21M 148.97M 1,599.67M
Net income 171.91M 715.32M 340.60M 58.00M 1,217.13M
EBITDA 3,139.60M 2,938.95M 2,393.03M 1,482.77M 2,648.53M
Diluted EPS 0.01 0.07 0.03 0.00 0.11
Dividends Per Share 0.00 0.02 0.00 0.00 0.02
Total Assets 17,051.71M 15,268.54M 11,795.36M 11,526.25M 13,940.85M
Total liabilities 10,523.02M 8,016.74M 4,724.25M 4,513.73M 5,058.51M
Total equity 6,477.20M 7,204.92M 7,071.10M 7,012.51M 8,882.33M
Operating cash flow 2,387.67M 3,334.15M 2,523.52M 1,035.11M 2,725.63M

Valuation Measures

Dec 2017
Operating margin14.28%
Profit margin11.24%

Key executives

  • Chairman & Chief Executive Officer: Chih Chao Wang
  • President, Chief Operating Officer & Spokesman: Shiao Chih-Hung
  • Head-Finance Department & Deputy Spokesman: Chien Lang Lo
  • Director & Executive Vice President: Chin Lung Ting
  • Deputy General Manager: Chih Hung Hsiao


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Contact Details

  • Website:
  • Address: No. 160 Kesyue Road, Hsinchu Science Park, Miaoli, 35053, Taiwan
  • Phone: +886.37.58.6600

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Last Updated on 14 Aug, 2018

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