HTC Post Third Consecutive Quarter Of Declines
By Joseph Palenchar On Aug 3 2012 - 4:28pm
Taoyuan, Taiwan - Revenues and net profit fell
for the third consecutive quarter in HTC's fiscal second quarter, when revenues
fell 26.8 percent to NT$ 91.04 billion ($3.04 billion) and net income after
taxes fell 57.8 percent to NT$ 7.4 billion ($247 million).
For the past three
quarters, net income after taxes fell at double-digit percentage rates.
fell 57.4 percent to NT$ 8.2 billion ($273.7 million) in the quarter.
declines follow a first quarter in which revenues fell 35.6 percent to NT$65
billion, and net income after taxes fell 70 percent to NT$4.47 billion.
In the fourth
quarter of 2011, revenues declined 2.5 percent to NT$101.42 billion, and net
income declined 26 percent to NT$10.94 billion.
In commenting on
the results, the company said it is "well-positioned" to turn China into a key
growth driver and that it has increased its marketing and sales efforts in
North America and the EMEA regions.