Foxconn reiterates Q2 revenue to develop, posts record April sales


TAIPEI: Taiwan‘s Foxconn, the world’s largest contract electronics maker and the most important assembler of Apple’s iPhone, reiterated on Sunday it anticipated an increase in second-quarter revenue, and reported record sales for the month of April.
Foxconn stated in an announcement that this 12 months’s second quarter “remains a traditional off-peak season, and major products are entering a period of transition between old and new products”.
But it added: “The operations outlook for the second quarter is expected to show both quarter-on-quarter and year-on-year growth”.
The assertion didn’t elaborate and the corporate doesn’t give numerical steerage.
The firm, formally referred to as Hon Hai Precision Industry Co Ltd, stated April revenue reached T$510.9 billion ($15.83 billion), which it stated was the best determine on record for a similar interval and represented an on-year rise of 19%.
Revenue in its good client electronics merchandise, together with smartphones, in April confirmed “significant growth” year-on-year, it stated.
Strong synthetic intelligence (AI) server demand additionally delivered “strong growth” in April on-year for its cloud and networking merchandise phase, the corporate added.
The month-to-month sales information comes forward of Foxconn’s first-quarter earnings name on May 14.
Foxconn has beforehand reported that for the primary quarter, revenue slid 9.6% year-on-year to T$1.322 trillion, underperforming a T$1.401 trillion LSEG SmartEstimate, which provides better weight to forecasts from analysts who’re extra persistently correct.
The first quarter is historically quieter than the earlier one, the season when Taiwan’s tech corporations race to provide smartphones, tablets and different electronics to main distributors equivalent to Apple for Western markets’ year-end vacation interval.
Apple’s quarterly outcomes and forecast beat modest expectations on Thursday, and CEO Tim Cook stated revenue progress would return within the present quarter.
In March, Foxconn adopted a much more bullish outlook for this 12 months, saying on its fourth-quarter earnings name that it anticipated a big rise in revenue pushed by booming demand for AI servers.
Foxconn’s shares have surged virtually 50% up to now this 12 months, in contrast with a 13% achieve for the broader market.
They closed up 1.3% on Friday.

Nilesh Desai
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