Taiwan PCB Firms Post Mixed 1Q19 Results

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PCB manufacturer Compeq Manufacturing saw its revenues decrease 4.3% from a year earlier in the first quarter of 2019, while revenues at fellow companies Unimicron Technology and Unitech Printed Circuit Board increased 4.3% and 8.8%, respectively, on year.

Compeq's March consolidated revenues surged 34.8% sequentially to NT$3.7 billion ($120 million). The March results also represent a 12.9% increase compared to the same period in 2018, with the growth ending a seven-month streak of on-year decreases. Meanwhile, Unimicron reported consolidated revenues for March 2019, up by 15.5% sequentially and 9.5% on year to NT$5.96 billion. Consolidated sales for the first quarter totaled NT$17.27 billion.

Fellow PCB company Unitech generated consolidated revenues of NT$1.73 billion in March 2019, up 47.7% on month and 15.8% from a year earlier. Consolidated sales for the first quarter arrived at NT$4.83 billion, down 7.6% from the prior quarter.



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