(3/5/2009 Taipei News)LSC (ticker : 5305)announced its self consolidated February revenue was NTD 771 million, declined 9% on a MoM basis due to the CNY holidayand a shorter days month impact. Compared to the previous year, February sales increased 72.2% on a YoY basis.
Semiconductor related products together contributed 64% of total revenue, among which, Discrete products contributed 47%, declined 13.1% on a MoM basis. A better market demand and some orders transfer effect pushed the sales to increased 113% on a YoY basis.
Analog+ which include the 6 inch fab and Analog IC products amounted to 132 million of sales in February contributed 17% of total sales, declined 9.3% on a MoM basis, and grew 114% on a YoY basis. Imaging products including Contact Image Sensor modules , CMOS Camera modules and some new sensor products together contributed 278 million sales, declined 3% on a MoM and grew 28% on a YoY basis. The first positive YoY sales growth since January 2009. LSC’s touch panel sensor module solution passed win 7 certification in early February this year, and has started its pure sensor to some customers in small quantity, together with the Ambient light sensor products contributed less than 1% of total revenue.
The first quarter is a traditional slow season for LSC, however, due to a better than expected January sales, LSC expects sales to decline within 5% on a QoQ basis.