ChipMOS REPORTS MARCH 2013 AND 1Q13 REVENUE
HSINCHU, Taiwan, April 10, 2013
HSINCHU, Taiwan, April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES
(Bermuda) LTD. ("ChipMOS" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: IMOS) today reported its
unaudited consolidated revenue for the month and quarter ending March 31,
Revenue for the month of March 2013 was NT$1,612.3 million or US$54.1 million,
an increase of 19.0% from the month of February 2013 and an increase of 6.6%
from the same period in 2012. On a quarterly basis, revenue for the first
quarter of 2013 was NT$4,420.7 million or US$148.3 million, a decrease of 9.2%
from the fourth quarter of 2012 and an increase of 0.8% from the same period
in 2012. This is in-line with the Company's guidance that revenue for 1Q13
would be lower by approximately 9% to 13%, as compared to 4Q12. 1Q13 reflects
typical seasonality in the industry related to Chinese New Year and normal
customer demand patterns, slightly offset by continued growth in the Company's
LCD driver and mixed-signal business. All U.S. figures in this release are
based on the exchange rate of NT$29.81 to US$1.00 as of March 29, 2013.
Consolidated Monthly Revenues (Unaudited)
March 2013 February 2013 March 2012 MoM Change YoY Change
1,612.3 1,355.3 1,513.0 19.0% 6.6%
54.1 45.5 50.8 19.0% 6.6%
Consolidated Quarterly Revenues (Unaudited)
First Quarter Fourth Quarter First Quarter QoQ Change YoY Change
2013 2012 2012
4,420.7 4,867.4 4,384.0 -9.2% 0.8%
148.3 163.3 147.1 -9.2% 0.8%
ChipMOS' March 2013 consolidated revenues included revenues of ChipMOS
TECHNOLOGIES INC., ChipMOS U.S.A., Inc., MODERN MIND TECHNOLOGY LIMITED and
its wholly-owned subsidiary ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES (Shanghai) LTD., and ThaiLin
About ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES (Bermuda) LTD.:
ChipMOS (http://www.chipmos.com) is a leading independent provider of
semiconductor testing and assembly services to customers in Taiwan, Japan, and
the U.S. With advanced facilities in Hsinchu and Southern Taiwan Science Parks
in Taiwan and Shanghai, ChipMOS and its subsidiaries provide testing and
assembly services to a broad range of customers, including leading fabless
semiconductor companies, integrated device manufacturers and independent
Certain statements contained in this announcement may be viewed as
"forward-looking statements" within the meaning of Section 27A of the U.S.
Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the U.S. Securities
Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Such forward-looking statements involve
known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors, which may cause the
actual performance, financial condition or results of operations of the
Company to be materially different from any future performance, financial
condition or results of operations implied by such forward-looking statements.
Further information regarding these risks, uncertainties and other factors is
included in the Company's most recent Annual Report on Form 20-F filed with
the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") and in the Company's
other filings with the SEC.
In Taiwan In the U.S.
Dr. S.K. Chen David Pasquale
ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES (Bermuda) LTD. Global IR Partners
SOURCE ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES (Bermuda) LTD.
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