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VIS Reports First Quarter Revenue of NT$3,560 Million and Earnings Per Share of NT$0.54
Hsinchu, Taiwan, April 30, 2007 - Vanguard International Semiconductor Corporation today announced its first quarter financial results. First quarter revenue was NT$3,560 million, generating after tax net income around NT$896 million, and EPS of NT$0.54.

Compared with the previous quarter, first quarter revenue dropped by 10%, net income dropped by around 17% and earnings per share dropped by around 18%. On a year-over-year comparison, revenue for the first quarter increased around 38%, net income increased by around 130% and earnings per share increased by around 127%.

Wafer shipment for the first quarter reached 190,000 wafers, representing a 5.4% decrease from 201,000 wafers from the previous quarter. Average utilization rate dropped to 100% compared with 105% of the previous quarter. Gross margin dropped from around 41% to around 37%.


For the second quarter of 2007ˇA VIS spokesperson Mr. Robert Hsieh commented, ˇ§ˇ§along with the growth of driver IC foundry business and the increase of capacity, we expect wafer shipment to increase by a mid-to-high single digital percentage, and utilization rate close to 100%. The blended ASP will decrease by a low-to-mid single digital percentage. Gross margin to be around 38%~40%ˇ¨.

 
VIS SpokespersonˇG
Robert Hsieh- Vice President
Vanguard International Semiconductor Corporation
Tel: 886-3-5770355
E-mail: pr@vis.com.tw

Media ContactsˇG
Jay Tsai / Lily Hsu - PR Department
Vanguard International Semiconductor Corporation
Tel: 886-3-5770355 ext.1900 / 1901
Fax: 886-3-5773504
Mobil: 0910-296-018
E-mail: cjtsai@vis.com.tw, llhsu@vis.com.tw