AU Optronics Result 30/04/2015

AU Optronics Corp. (AUO) posted a net profit in the first quarter of the year of NT$5.3 billion ($173 million), a significant improvement on Q1 2014 when the company’s net profit was NT$166 million ($5.4 million). Turnover for the quarter improved slightly to NT$95.3 billion ($3.1 billion) from NT$93.8 billion ($3 billion) a year earlier. AUO’s large panel shipments in Q1 totaled 26.8 million units, down almost 9% sequentially, while shipments of small and medium panels were flat from Q4 at approximately 42.6 million units.