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Parade Technologies Reports First Quarter 2018 Financial Results

Posted April 26th, 2018

Financial Highlights:

  • Q118 consolidated revenue US$80.65 million, compared with US$75.64 million in the year-ago quarter
  • Q118 consolidated net income US$13.81 million; Basic and Fully diluted after-tax EPS US$0.18 (NT$5.30) and US$0.17 (NT$5.08), respectively

Parade Technologies, Ltd. today announced its financial results for the first quarter fiscal year 2018 ended March 31, 2018, and provided guidance for the second quarter of fiscal year 2018.

Consolidated revenue was US$80.65 million and consolidated net income was US$13.81 million. Basic and fully diluted after-tax earnings per share (“EPS”) were US$0.18 (NT$5.30) and US$0.17 (NT$5.08), respectively. These results compared to consolidated revenue US$75.64 million and consolidated net income of US$11.95 million, or US$0.16 (NT$4.92) and US$0.15 (NT$4.78) per basic and fully diluted share, in the year-ago quarter.

In US dollars, the first quarter of 2018 consolidated revenue decreased 8.61% sequentially and was up 6.63% year-over-year.

The gross profit in the first quarter of 2018 was US$32.94 million, representing a decrease of 7.79% from the previous quarter and an increase of 8.86% compared to the same quarter of last year.

Based on current business outlook, Parade is providing the following guidance for the second quarter of fiscal 2018:

  • Revenue: US$75.5 ~82.5 Million
  • Gross Margin: 40% ~43%
  • Operating Expense: US$18.25 ~19.25 Million

The financial figures detailed above for the first quarter of 2018 have been reviewed by independent accountants.

About Parade Technologies, Ltd.

Parade Technologies, Ltd. is a leading supplier of mixed-signal ICs for a variety of popular display and high-speed interface standards used in computers, consumer electronics and display panels.  The fabless semiconductor company was founded in 2005 and publicly listed on Taipei Exchange (“TPEx”) in 2011 (stock code: 4966). Parade’s portfolio of IC products serves the growing demand for HDMI™, DisplayPort™, SATA, and USB ICs for display, storage and interface applications.

In addition to being a technology innovator, Parade is an active participant and leader in industry standards-setting organizations. Parade Technologies, Inc., a wholly owned US-based subsidiary of Parade Technologies, Ltd., is a member of VESA (Video Electronics Standard Association). Parade Technologies, Inc. has made key contributions to the development of VESA’s DisplayPort™ digital video interface standard.

Parade leverages its close relationships with market leading Tier-1 OEMs to develop ICs that provide unique system capabilities. Many of the company’s devices integrate proprietary technologies that offer superior system signal integrity, advanced system integration and enhanced power efficiency. As a result of the company’s “standards-plus” design philosophy, Parade ICs have been designed into products offered by nearly every leading computer and display vendor worldwide.