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Stock Quotes and Dividend Information

Dividend Policies

Article 27 of the Corporate Charter:
This Corporation shall set aside 1%-20% as employees’ compensation and the percentage lower than 2% as directors’ compensation if the Corporation has profit (means the Pre-tax Income before deduction of the employees’ and directors’ compensation) in the current year. However, the company’s accumulated losses shall have been covered, if any (including the adjustment of unappropriated retained earnings).

The Corporation may have the profit distributable as employees' compensation in the preceding paragraphs distributed in the form of shares or in cash to the qualification requirements of employees, including the employees of subsidiaries of the company meeting certain specific requirements, the remuneration of directors only can receive the profit in the form of cash.

The Corporation shall, by a resolution adopted by a majority vote at a meeting of board of directors attended by two-thirds of the total number of directors for the preceding two paragraphs distributed and such distribution shall be submitted to the shareholders’ meeting.
 

Article 27-1 of the Corporate Charter:
When allocating the net profits for each fiscal year, the Company shall first offset its losses in previous years and set aside a legal capital reserve at 10% of the profits left over, where such legal reserve amounts to the total authorized capital, this provision will not apply. The Company would set aside or fund another sum as special reserve in accordance with the regulations of the Law or the rules of the Authorities, plus the rest of the and Accumulated Retained Earnings of preceding fiscal year (including the adjustment of undistributed earnings), and the meeting of Board of Directors would draft the Proposal for Distribution of the dividends and bonuses to the shareholders base on the amount in this provision and provide the proposal to shareholders' meeting to get resolution.

The Dividend Policy of the Company is in concert with the development plan of current and future, the environment of investment, funds requirement, and the competition condition of domestic and foreign, also considers the shareholders’ interest, as results, the Company shall set aside earnings available for distribution which is not less than 25% as shareholders’ dividends; the dividends in the said proceeding sentence can be distributed in the form of shares or in cash, the stock Dividends of Share Allocations will not be higher than 80% of the Total Dividends.

Dividend History

Year Cash Dividends Stock Dividends Date of Shareholder Meeting
Cash Dividends
from Retained Earnings (TWD/share)
Cash from Legal Reserve & Capital Surplus (TWD /share) Ex-dividend
Date
Payment
Date
Stock Dividends from Retained Earnings (TWD/share) Record Date
2016 3.65 -     - - 2017/5/22
2015 4.3 - 2016/08/10 2016/09/02 - - 2016/05/31
2014
3.98857969
-
2015/07/30
2015/08/28
-
-
2015/06/03
2013
2.66695709
-
2014/07/22
2014/08/22
-
-
2014/06/04
2012
1.96
-
2013/08/05
2013/08/28
-
-
2013/06/13
2011
1.082
0.418
2012/07/06
2012/08/10
-
-
2012/06/18
2010
2.2
-
2011/08/01
2011/08/18
-
-
2011/06/24
2009
1.3
-
2010/08/13
2010/09/10
-
-
2010/06/17
2008
1.8
-
2009/08/12
2009/09/04
0.01998
2009/08/12
2009/06/22
2007
3.078089
-
2008/07/24
2008/08/22
0.020374797
2008/07/24
2008/06/06
2006
3.5804
-
2007/08/08
2007/09/20
0.04069
2007/08/08
2007/06/25
2005
2.2512
-
2006/08/03
2006/09/22
0.030391
2006/08/03
2006/06/09

Stock Quotes

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