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Foxconn Technology Group Second-Quarter Net Profit Rose 34%
By Kosaku Narioka
Foxconn Technology Group said Wednesday that its second-quarter net profit jumped 34%, recovering from the first quarter that was hit hard by the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Taiwanese electronics maker, formally known as Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., said net profit rose to 22.88 billion New Taiwan dollars (US$778.0 million) from NT$17.05 billion a year earlier. That beat the estimate of NT$17.72 billion from a FactSet poll of analysts.
Second-quarter revenue declined 2.7% to NT$1.128 trillion.
In the first quarter, Foxconn’s net profit fell 90% to NT$2.08 billion as it shut down plants in China for weeks amid the pandemic.
At its earnings conference in May, Foxconn Chairman Young-way Liu said the April-June revenue was expected to fall by a single-digit percentage as demand for consumer products including smartphones was likely to decline.
Foxconn said earlier this month its revenue in July rose 1.3% to NT$403.33 billion.
Write to Kosaku Narioka at [email protected]
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August 12, 2020 02:59 ET (06:59 GMT)
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