Taoyuan, Taiwan (R.O.C) April 26, 2013 – Chroma Ate Inc. (TAIEX: 2360) today announced the results for first quarter in the fiscal year 2013, which ended March 31th, 2013. In the first quarter, consolidated sales revenues were NTD 2,166 million. The parent only sales revenues were NTD 821 million, a decrease of 10% QoQ and decline of 6% YoY. Net profit was NTD 218 million, a growth of 19% QoQ and 77% YoY respectively, with basic earnings per share of NTD 0.58. EPS is based on weighted average outstanding shares of 375 million.
Although the total sales revenues in the first quarter remained weak, the IC sector was consecutively increased by another quarter, present a growth of 25% OoQ and 100% YoY respectively. Chroma expected IC sector to maintain the same sales momentum, while Power Electronics business will start to pick up from the second quarter.
The board of directors has approved the year 2012 dividend payout of NTD 2 in cash. The dividend will be paid out after the resolution of Annual General Shareholder Meeting, scheduled on 10th of June 2013.
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Chroma Ate Inc. was founded in November 1984. Chroma is world leading own brand supplier in electronic test and measurement equipment and system. Chroma provides integrated and customized solutions in Test and Measurement Instruments, Automatic Test Systems and Manufacturing Execution Systems. Chroma’s headquarters is located in Taoyuan, Hwa-Ya Technology Park, with engineering service offices worldwide including China, Europe, Taiwan and United States. For more information please visit our company website: www.chromaate.com