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VIS Reports Third Quarter Revenue of NT$4,342 Million and Earnings Per Share of NT$0.19
Hsinchu, Taiwan, October 31, 2008 - Vanguard International Semiconductor Corporation today announced its third quarter financial results. Third quarter revenue was NT$4,342 million, generating after tax net income around NT$326 million, and EPS of NT$0.19.

Compared with the previous quarter, third quarter revenue decreased by around 5%, net income dropped by around 31% and earnings per share dropped by around 30%. On a year-over-year comparison, revenue for the third quarter increased around 3%, net income and earnings per share both dropped by around 73%.

Wafer shipment for the third quarter reached 276,000 wafers, representing a 8.3% decline from 301,000 wafers from the previous quarter. Gross margin dropped from around 19% to around 16%.


For the fourth quarter of 2008, VIS spokesperson Mr. Robert Hsieh said, Ą§Due to the rising uncertainty in the global economy, customers will keep adopting cautious attitude. We expect wafer shipment to decrease by mid-to-high twenties percentage. Fab utilization rate close to mid fifties percentage. The blended ASP will decrease by a low single digit percentage. Gross profit margin to be between mid-to-high single digit percentage.Ą¨

 
VIS SpokespersonĄG
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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Fax: 886-3-5773504
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E-mail: cjtsai@vis.com.tw, llhsu@vis.com.tw