VIA Technologies, Inc.: Company Profile and SWOT Analysis

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					VIA Technologies, Inc.

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VIA Technologies, Inc.                                                   Financial Snapshot

                                                                         Operating Performance
Fast Facts
                                   8F., No. 535 Chung-Cheng Road, Hsin   The company reported revenue of US$181.69 million
Headquarters Address
                                   Tien, ,Taiwan                         during the fiscal year 2010 (2010). The company's
                                                                         revenue declined at a compounded rate of -28.07%
Telephone                          + 886 2 22185452
                                                                         during 2006–2010, with an annual growth of 16.86%
                                                                         over 2009. In 2010, the company recorded an
Fax                                + 886 2 22185453                      operating margin of -51.52%, as against -62.84% in
                                                                         2009.
Website                            www.via.com.tw

Ticker Symbol, Stock Exchange      2388, Taiwan Stock Exchange           Revenue and Margins

Number of Employees                2,015

Fiscal Year End                    December

Revenue (in US$ million)           181.69

Revenue (in TWD million)           5,732.19




SWOT Analysis
                                                                         Return on Equity
Strengths                          Weaknesses
                                                                         The company recorded a return on equity (ROE) of -
Broad Product Portfolio            Weak Operational Performance          9.62% for 2010, as compared to its peers, Advanced
                                                                         Micro Devices, Inc. (Ticker: AMD), Acer Incorporated
                                                                         (Ticker: 2353) and NVIDIA Corporation (Ticker:
Product Development                                                      NVDA), which recorded ROEs of 46.50%, 16.13%
                                                                         and -2.55% respectively. The company reported an
Worldwide Business Operations                                            operating margin of -51.52% in 2010.


Opportunities                      Threats                               Return on Equity

Expansion of Operations in India   Foreign Exchange Risks

Growing Demand for USB Products    Product Complexity

                                   Slowdown in Integrated Graphics
Growing Semiconductor Industry
                                   Solutions Market




                                                                         Liquidity Position

                                                                         The company reported a current ratio of 2.36 in 2010,
                                                                         as compared to its peers, Advanced Micro Devices,
                                                                         Inc., Acer Incorporated and NVIDIA Corporation,
                                                                         which recorded current ratios of 2.15, 1.39 and 3.16
                                                                         respectively. As of December 2010, the company
                                                                         recorded cash and short-term investments of worth
                                                                         US$204.03 million, against US$2.10 million current
                                                                         debt. The company reported a debt to equity ratio of
                                                                         0.06 in 2010 as compared to its peers, Advanced
                                                                         Micro Devices, Inc., Acer Incorporated and NVIDIA
                                                                         Corporation, which recorded debt to equity ratios of
                                                                         2.39, 0.31 and 0.01 respectively.




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TABLE OF CONTENTS

1     Business Analysis ................................................................................................................................... 5
    1.1       Company Overview ................................................................................................................................................5
    1.2       Business Description ..............................................................................................................................................5
    1.3       Major Products and Services .................................................................................................................................6
2     Analysis of Key Performance Indicators ............................................................................................... 8
    2.1       Five Year Snapshot: Overview of Financial and Operational Performance Indicators ..........................................8
    2.2       Key Financial Performance Indicators .................................................................................................................11
      2.2.1       Revenue and Operating Profit .........................................................................................................................11
      2.2.2       Asset, Liabilities and Capex .............................................................................................................................12
      2.2.3       Operational Efficiency ......................................................................................................................................13
      2.2.4       Solvency ..........................................................................................................................................................14
    2.3       Competitive Benchmarking ..................................................................................................................................15
      2.3.1       Efficiency ..........................................................................................................................................................15
      2.3.2       Capital Expenditure ..........................................................................................................................................16
      2.3.3       Turnover – Inventory and Asset .......................................................................................................................17
      2.3.4       Liquidity ............................................................................................................................................................18
3     Mergers & Acquisitions and Partnerships ........................................................................................... 19
    3.1       M&A and Partnerships Strategy ...........................................................................................................................19
4     Recent Developments .......................................................
				
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