ALi Corporation (3041 TT) today held its 2017 second quarter online earnings conference and announced consolidated revenue of NT$899 million, consolidated gross profit of NT$255 million with consolidated gross profit margin of 28%, consolidated operating loss of NT$143 million, net loss of NT$99 million, and basic earnings per share of -NT$0.34 for the second quarter ended June 30th, 2017.
ALi Corporation stated that second quarter revenue reached NT$899 million, representing 19% quarter-over-quarter and 13% year-over-year growth rates, respectively. The quarter-over-quarter growth was boosted by higher contribution from free-to-air STB markets and year-over-year growth was mainly due to contribution from Pay-TV operator segment. Gross profit margin went up one percentage point compared to the level of previous quarter. The operating expense was NT$398 million, up 14% quarter-over-quarter mainly because of higher tape-out expense.
Free-to-air STB, Pay-TV operator STB and others (non-STB) accounted for 55~60%, 35~40% and 5~10% of the total consolidated revenue, respectively, in the second quarter.