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VIS Reports First Quarter Revenue of NT$4,526 Million and Earnings Per Share of NT$0.45
Hsinchu, Taiwan, May 2, 2008 - Vanguard International Semiconductor Corporation today announced its first quarter financial results. First quarter revenue was NT$4,526 million, generating after tax net income around NT$766 million, and EPS of NT$0.45.

Compared with the previous quarter, first quarter revenue increased by 3%, net income dropped by around 35% and earnings per share dropped by around 36%. On a year-over-year comparison, revenue for the first quarter increased around 27%, net income and earnings per share both dropped by around 15% .

Wafer shipment for the first quarter reached 311,000 wafers, representing a 22.4% increase from 254,000 wafers from the previous quarter. Gross margin dropped from around 39% to around 28%, caused by lower fab utilization rate followed the normal seasonal pattern¡Bexpensed employee bonus and relatively unfavorable exchanging rate,


For the second quarter of 2008¡A VIS spokesperson Mr. Robert Hsieh commented, ¡§Revenue is expected to be between NT$4.35 billion to NT$4.65 billion. Due to less Logic but more Memory and expected unfavorable exchange rate. Gross profit margin is expected to be between 17% and 19%, Operating profit margin is expected to be between 7% and 9%¡¨.

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

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Jay Tsai / Lily Hsu - PR Department
Vanguard International Semiconductor Corporation
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E-mail: cjtsai@vis.com.tw, llhsu@vis.com.tw