AU Optronics Corp

Overview

AU Optronics Corp (AUO) is a provider of optoelectronic solutions. The company designs, develops, manufactures and assembles a wide range of panel display products. Its panels are primarily used in televisions, monitors, wearable devices, mobile devices and commercial and other applications. The company manufactures solar materials such as solar wafers, ingots, solar cells, and solar modules. AUO also offers technical engineering services and maintenance services for solar system projects. It provides products for retail, transportation, industry, commerce, and medical care industries. The company operates across Taiwan, China, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, Europe, and the US. AUO is headquartered in Hsinchu, Taiwan.
Key Stats
Address
No.1, Li-Hsin Road 2, Hsinchu Science Park, HSINCHU, Taiwan
Headquarters

Taiwan

Contact

886 35 008800

Website
auo.com
No of Employees

52,241

Industry

Technology and Communications

Ticker Symbol & Exchange​

2409 [TSEC]

Revenue (2020)

$9,203 m

5.8% (2020 vs 2019)
Net Income (2020)

$115 m

118.5% (2020 vs 2019)
Net Profit Margin

1 %

117.5% (2020 vs 2019)
Market Cap *

$6,115 m

EPS *

$0

  *Note: Ratios based on the share price as of 8-September-2021, in absolute numbers and US$.

Peer Comparison

Key Parameters AU Optronics CorpSamsung Electronics Co LtdLG Display CoHannStar Display Corp
Key Information
Headquarters Taiwan South Korea South Korea Taiwan
Headquarter City HSINCHU SUWON SEOUL TAIPEI
Headquarter State/Province - - - -
No. of Employees 52,241 98,557 60,429 5,100
Entity Type Public Public Public Public

Products & Services

AU Optronics designs, develops, manufactures, and markets optoelectronic Solutions. The company’s major products and solutions include the following:

Products
  • Thin Film Transistor Liquid Crystal (TFT-LCD) Displays
  • LCD Television
  • Industrial Display
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Services
  • Technical Engineering Services
  • Maintenance Services
Key Financial Charts
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Employees

Name Position Board Since Age Biography
Frank Ko Chief Operating Officer; President; Director Executive Board 2019 - Mr. Frank Ko is the Chief Financial Officer, Director and President of the company since September, 2019. He served as...
Wei-Lung Liau Senior Vice President; Chief Technology Officer Senior Management 2018 - Mr. Wei-Lung Liau has been the Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President of the company since 2018. He served...
Amy Ku Chief Sustainability Officer Senior Management 2018 - Ms. Amy Ku has been the Chief Sustainability Officer of the company since 2018. She served as the Vice President,...
Paul SL Peng Chief Executive Officer; Chairman Executive Board 2015 - Mr. Paul SL Peng has been the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the company since 2015. Prior to this,...
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History

Year Event Description
2021 Acquisitions/Mergers/Takeovers In February, the company acquired 7.7% shares of SINTRONES Technology Corp.
2021 Contracts/Agreements In April, the company and its subsidiary AUO Display Plus entered into partnership with ADLINK…
2020 Contracts/Agreements In October, the company entered into a partnership with Grinnodot Inc to speed up solar…
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Locations


AFPD Pte Ltd

Address

10 Tampines Industrial Avenue 3, Singapore
Singapore

Telephone

65 6424 9888

Website

www.auo.com/en-global
M.Setek Co Ltd

Address

5th Floor, 3-24-21 Shiba, Sanwa Building, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Japan

Telephone

81 3 54438808

Website

www.msetek.com
ComQi Ltd

Address

Suite 900, 134 West 26th St., New York City
United States of America

Telephone

1 212 6757820

Website

www.comqi.com
Darwin Precisions Corp

Address

No. 20-1, Guangfu North Road, Hukou Township, HUKOU
Taiwan

Telephone

886 3 5668000

Website

www.darwinprecisions.com
AU Optronics Czech s.r.o.

Address

Turanka 856/98b, Slatina, Brno
Czech Republic

Telephone

420 533 445288

Lextar Electronics Corp

Address

2-66, Asakusa, Hsinchu Science Park, HSINCHU
Taiwan

Telephone

886 3 5658800

Website

www.lextar.com

Deals

Number of Deals
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Latest Deals

Announced Date Headline Deal Type Acquirers / Investors / Surviving Entity Issuer / partner / Target
29 Apr 2021 Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) Plans to Acquire L3B Plant from AU Optronics (AUO) Asset Transaction Vanguard International Semiconductor Corp AU Optronics Corp
06 Feb 2020 AU Optronics to Acquire Stake in ADLINK Acquisition AU Optronics Corp ADLINK Technology, Inc.
06 Feb 2018 ComQi to Raise USD28 Million in Private Placement of Common Stock Equity Offering AU Optronics Corp ComQi Ltd
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