(3/5/2008 Taipei News) LSC(Code : 5305)reported consolidated February revenues were NTD942 Million, declined 8% and 3.8% on a MoM and YoY basis respectively.
Shorter days plus the Lunar Chinese New Year makes February a slow month in the past three years. This was worsened by a conservative market condition this year. However, LSC expects
sales to resume in March .
The Semiconductor Components business group contributed 53% of total February consolidated revenues, in which the foundry business unit contributed about NTD148 million, declined 0.6%
compared to the previous month and grew 2.2% compared to the same period last year. Semiconductor Components business unit(Product include Discrete, MoSFET and Analog IC)consolidated revenues in February were NTD354 Million, declined 20% on a MoM basis, and declined 2.8%on a YoY basis respectively. Besides a shorter working days and a more conservative market issues, the Semiconductor business unit employed a higher average sales price and downsized its lower margin product shipment in an effort to drive margin also contributed to a lower sales in February.
The Image business group consolidated revenues were NTD439million, contributed 47% ofthe February total revenues. The revenues grew 1.9% on a MoM basis, and declined 6.5% on a YoY basis. The Contact Image Sensor business unit major goal this year is to raise its sales in self-designed sensor CIS sales ratio, which will lead to a better control of key components, and a better profit through economies of scale in the future. CMOS Camera Module for handsets achieved its goal to become a key supplier to 1st tier customer and reached economies of scale in the past two years. Profitable growth will be its major target in 2007.