(Apri 8th,2013 Taipei News) LSC(TWN stock code : 5305) announced its March self consolidated revenue was NTD766 million, grew 28% on a MoM basis, and 8% on a YoY basis. The accumulated 1st quarter sales increased 11% compared to the same period last year.
Discrete products contributed 50%, IC 33%, Modular System 11% and Foundry and others together contributed 6% of March revenue. Compared to the previous month, IC products grew 45% and had the best MoM growth, Modular System grew 25%, Discretes and Foundry grew 21% each. Among the 4 products, Discrete which made up 51% of total 1st quarter sales had the best performance, with 11% YoY growth and 8.4% QoQ growth. IC products 1st quarter sales grew 47% compared to the same period last year, however, compared to the previous quarter, sales declined 9.1%. Foundry products grew 10% on a QoQ basis, however, sales declined 12.2% compared to the same period last year. Modular System experienced decline on both YoY and QoQ basis.
The 1st quarter is usually the slowest season for LSC. Discrete expects to ship its new Bridge package in large quantity for Mobile devices in the 2nd quarter, Ambient light sensors and other opto ICs are expected to grow in the 2nd quarter along with the 2nd quarter Smart phones growth in China market.