Asustek Computer on May 9 reported consolidated revenues of NT$34.44 billion (US$1.14 billion) for April, the lowest monthly level since June 2013 and decreasing on month by 10.84% but increasing on year by 5.66%, and NT$144.776 billion for January-April, slipping on year by 1.27%.
Asustek's global brand revenues of NT$31.008 billion for April slipped 11.13% on month but grew 5.46% on year, the company indicated.
Asustek shipped 5.2 million DIY motherboards, 4.9 million notebooks, 2.1 million tablets and 200,000 smartphones in the first quarter of 2014. The company aims to ship 5.2 million DIY motherboards, 4.6 million notebooks, 2.8 million tablets and 1.5 million smartphones in the second quarter.
Taiwan-based motherboard makers Gigabyte Technology, Micro-Star International (MSI), Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) and ASRock have reported consolidated revenues for April as well.
Gigabyte saw consolidated revenues of NT$4.184 billion for April dip on month by 13.6% but grow on year by 20.68%, and NT$19.471 billion for January-April increasing on year by 22.77%. Gigabyte shipped 20 million motherboards in 2013 and aims to ship 22 million units in 2014.
MSI had consolidated revenues of NT$7.306 billion for April decreasing on month by 3.7% but hiking on year by 40.26%, and NT$27.903 billion for January-April rising on year by 30.5%.
ECS posted consolidated revenues of NT$4.288 billion for April, down 11.74% on month and 16.65% on year, and NT$16.609 billion for January-April, down 13.03% on year.
ASRock's April consolidated revenues of NT$758 million dropped on month by 17.44% but grew on year by 10.86%, while its January-April consolidated revenues of NT$3.423 billion fell on year by 6.52%.