Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, Inc. Reports Unaudited Consolidated Financial Results for the Second Quarter of 2016

TAIPEI, Taiwan, July 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, Inc. (TAIEX: 2311, NYSE: ASX) (“We”, “ASE”, or the “Company”), among the leading providers of packaging and testing services, today reported unaudited net revenues[1] of NT$62,601 million for the second quarter of 2016 (2Q16), down by 11% year-over-year and up by 0.4% sequentially.  Net income attributable to shareholders of the parent for the quarter totaled NT$4,679 million, up from a net income attributable to shareholders of the parent of NT$3,652 million in 2Q15 and up from a net income attributable to shareholders of the parent of NT$4,163 million in 1Q16.  Basic earnings per share for the quarter were NT$0.61 (or US$0.094 per ADS), compared to basic earnings per share of NT$0.48 for 2Q15 and NT$0.54 for 1Q16. Diluted earnings per share for the quarter were NT$0.51 (or US$0.079 per ADS), compared to diluted earnings per share of NT$0.43 for 2Q15 and 1Q16.


2Q16 Results Highlights – Consolidated

2Q16 Results Highlights – IC ATM[2]

2Q16 Results Highlights – EMS



Packaging Operations[3]

Testing Operations

EMS Operations

Substrate Operations



EMS Basis


Based on our current business outlook and exchange rate assumptions, management projects overall performance for the third quarter of 2016 to be as follows:

About ASE, Inc.

ASE, Inc. is among the leading providers of packaging services and testing services, including front-end engineering testing, wafer probing and final testing services.  With advanced technological capabilities and a global presence spanning Taiwan, China, Korea, Japan, Singapore, Malaysia and the United States, ASE, Inc. has established a reputation for reliable, high quality products and services.  For more information, please visit our website at

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