Catcher Technology Co. Ltd.


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Feb 23, 2018
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Feb 23, 2018
Market cap:
Market cap(USD):
Shares: 770.39M

Currency in TWD

Company profile

Market(Ticker): TAI(2474)
Producer Manufacturing
Metal Fabrication
Full time employees: --

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.

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

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Financial highlights

Dec 2016

  • Local currency
  • US Dollar
Revenue 79,113.65M
Gross profit 33,600.27M
Operating income 27,593.84M
Income before tax 32,538.56M
Net income 22,019.79M
EBITDA 38,783.83M
Diluted EPS 28.26
Dividends per share 10
Total assets 186,347.58M
Total liabilities 63,517.53M
Total equity 122,629.32M
Operating cash flow 26,872.27M

Currency in TWD

Revenue 2,453.07M
Gross profit 1,041.84M
Operating income 855.60M
Income before tax 1,008.92M
Net income 682.76M
EBITDA 1,202.56M
Diluted EPS 0.87
Dividends per share 0.31
Total assets 5,781.98M
Total liabilities 1,970.81M
Total equity 3,804.93M
Operating cash flow 833.22M

Currency in USD

Valuation measures

Dec 2016

PER 7.83
ROA 12.30%
ROE 18.47%
Operating margin 34.87%
Profit margin 27.83%

Key executive

  • 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

Share holders

  • The Vanguard Group, Inc.(3.3%)
  • T. Rowe Price International Ltd.(2.3%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors(2.0%)
  • APG Asset Management NV(1.5%)
  • HUNG SHUI SHU(1.3%)
  • HUNG TIEN SZU(1.3%)
  • HUNG SHUI SUNG(1.3%)
  • FIL Investment Advisors (UK) Ltd.(1.2%)
  • Norges Bank Investment Management(1.1%)
  • Templeton Global Advisors Ltd.(0.9%)


  • Website:
  • Address: No. 398 Renai Street, Yongkang District, Tainan, 71072, Taiwan
  • Phone: +886.6.253.9000

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