1.Date of occurrence of the event:2012/10/26
2.Company name:HTC Corporation
3.Relationship to the Company (please enter ”head office” or
”affiliate company”):Head Office
4.Reciprocal shareholding ratios:N/A
5.Cause of occurrence:HTC (the company) posted quarterly revenue of
NT$70.2 billion, with gross margin of 25.0% and operating margin of
7.0%. Net profit and EPS were NT$3.9 billion and NT$4.70, respectively.
“Our products, innovations, employees and partners are the cornerstones
of our business,” said Peter Chou, CEO of HTC. “We greatly anticipate
getting our latest design innovations into the hands of our customers—
the inspiration for everything we do.”
China remains to be a key driver of growth for HTC in Q3, attributable to
increases in local brand awareness, retail presence and strength in
operator partnerships. In other regions, the US was inline with
expectations, with broad acceptance for flagship products among consumers
and media alike. Japan’s initial success with the HTC J was followed by
the launch of the HTC J Butterfly, aiming to continue the momentum in Japan.
EMEA focused on developing brand consideration across both its developed
and emerging countries, while South Asia’s focus was on building its
distribution channels and local presence in key countries.
Recent product announcements across the world have generated anticipation
for Q4 availabilities. The perfectly sculpted, three-dimensional pure
uni-body Windows Phone 8X and 8S by HTC are Windows Phone hero products
which include an ultra-wide-angle front-facing camera. The HTC One X+,
with faster speed, longer battery life, and expanded internal storage,
running on Sense 4+, was announced, as was a family of HTC One devices
tailor made for the China market. The HTC Desire X was launched in markets
around the globe, and Japan saw the first 5” Full HD super LCD 3 display
(440ppi resolution) in HTC J Butterfly.
7.Any other matters that need to be specified:None