The first quarter of audited consolidation sales revenue in 2015 is NT$3.006 billion which has grown by 9.67% over previous year of NT$2.741 billion. The consolidation gross profit rate is 22.45% which is an increase of 0.68% than previous year of 21.77%. The net profit after tax for first quarter is NT$239 million which grew by 18.86% than year 2014 of NT$201 millions. The EPS after tax is NT$1.15.
According to SINBON, the first quarter of consolidation gross profit rate in 2015 is over 22% as the major contribution of 73.35% comes from the high gross profit business sections of industrial, renewable energy, medical and personal care, and automotive. This result is higher than previous year’s proportion of 64.63% and the growth is over 8.72%. The consolidated expenditure rate is 13.63%, which is lower than previous year at 13.72% by 0.09%. Overall, under a strict control and management on sales revenue, gross profit rate and expenditures, the net profit after tax for first quarter is NT$320 million which shows a growth of 16.26%. The major growth of net profit after tax comes from the increasing of sale revenue, and it is a company record high.