(August 10th, Taipei News) LSC (TWSE :5305) held its Board meeting this afternoon and approved the 1H 2017 consolidated Financial Report. Due to a continuous foreign exchange impact, the accumulated sales for the 1st 6 months revenue only increase about 3%, however, the better capacity utilization rate and product mix helped to counter the issue, the average gross profit margin was 27%, a 1% improvement compared to 26% same period last year. Accumulated EPS was NTD0.84 which is a 47% growth YoY.The 2nd Quarter revenue grew 27% on a QoQ basis despite of the foreign exchange impact, GPM was also back to 29%, which was the peak margin hit same period last year, and a 3.5% improvement compared to the previous quarter’s 25.5%. Operation profit hit 12.4%, a 4.8% improvement as compared to Q1’s7.6% ; though lower than the 13% achieved same period last year, the absolute amount did enjoy a 5.5% improvement on a YoY basis. The 2nd quarter EPS was NTD0.57 which was equivalent to the 1H 2016 accumulated EPS.
The Board members approved the 2017 1H Financial Report as of August 10th, 2017, details as below :
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Profit before tax
||Net Profit attributable to owner of the company
||Net profit atttributable to non controlling interests
||Earnings per share (NTD)