Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, Inc.


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Jan 19, 2018
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Market cap(USD):
Shares: 8,724.62M

Currency in TWD

Company profile

Market(Ticker): TAI(2311)
Electronic Technology
Full time employees: 66,711

Business summary

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, Inc. engages in the provision of independent semiconductor manufacturing services. Its business activities include the development of turnkey solutions covering IC packaging, design and production of interconnect materials, front-end engineering test, wafer probing and final test, as well as electronic manufacturing services. It also provides integrated solutions for electronics manufacturing services in relation to computers, peripherals, communications, industrial, automotive, and storage and server applications. It operates through the following segments: Packaging, Testing, Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS), and Other. The company was founded by Chien Shen Chang and Hung Pen Chang on March 23, 1984 and is headquartered in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

Company background

ASE provides integrated circuit packaging and testing services -- the last stage of semiconductor production -- to major global chipmakers including Qualcomm and MediaTek. With its advanced system-in-package technologies, which help clients reduce production costs and time to market, ASE is a global leader in its field and a benefactor of Apple's product ecosystem.

The company was founded in 1984 by brothers Jason and Richard Chang in Kaohsiung, Taiwan's second-largest city. The Changs, guided by their mother, Chang Yao Hong-ing, first made their fortune in Taiwan real estate before venturing into the semiconductor industry.

The family, one of the richest in Taiwan, retains control of the company, with Jason Chang serving as chairman. They also have significant business interests in China, particularly in the property sector.

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Financial highlights

Dec 2016

  • Local currency
  • US Dollar
Revenue 274,884.10M
Gross profit 50,865.97M
Operating income 26,708.50M
Income before tax 26,512.92M
Net income 21,680.33M
EBITDA 56,130.80M
Diluted EPS 2.36
Dividends per share 1.37
Total assets 357,943.07M
Total liabilities 188,809.72M
Total equity 157,141.18M
Operating cash flow 51,055.75M

Currency in TWD

Revenue 8,523.32M
Gross profit 1,577.20M
Operating income 828.14M
Income before tax 822.08M
Net income 672.24M
EBITDA 1,740.44M
Diluted EPS 0.07
Dividends per share 0.04
Total assets 11,106.24M
Total liabilities 5,858.37M
Total equity 4,875.76M
Operating cash flow 1,583.08M

Currency in USD

Valuation measures

Dec 2016

PER 11.67
ROA 5.99%
ROE 13.81%
Operating margin 9.71%
Profit margin 7.88%

Key executive

  • Chairman & Chief Executive Officer: Chien Shen Chang
  • President & Vice Chairman: Hung Pen Chang
  • Chief Operating Officer, Director & Spokesman: Tien Yu Wu
  • CFO, Director & Deputy Spokesman: Hung Ssu Tung
  • Director & General Manager-Kaohsiung Plant Area: Jui Jung Lo

Share holders

  • The Vanguard Group, Inc.(2.4%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors(1.8%)
  • APG Asset Management NV(0.9%)
  • Norges Bank Investment Management(0.9%)
  • Hung Ching Development & Construction Co., Ltd.(0.9%)
  • Hermes Investment Management Ltd.(0.7%)
  • FIL Investment Management (Hong Kong) Ltd.(0.7%)
  • Thornburg Investment Management, Inc.(0.7%)


  • Website:
  • Address: No. 26 Chingsan Road, Nantze Export Processing Zone, Kaohsiung City, 81170, Taiwan
  • Phone: +886.7.361.7131

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