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Financial Strength : 4/10

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Profitability & Growth : 2/10

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Q1 2016

IMOS Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Jim Simons 1,255,300 sh (+11.97%)
David Dreman 115,997 sh (+6.05%)
George Soros 1,372,921 sh (unchged)
Seth Klarman 3,751,853 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham 30,700 sh (-23.06%)
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Q2 2016

IMOS Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 633,776 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 33,600 sh (+9.45%)
Jim Simons 1,347,600 sh (+7.35%)
Seth Klarman 3,751,853 sh (unchged)
George Soros 1,372,921 sh (unchged)
David Dreman Sold Out
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Q3 2016

IMOS Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Jim Simons 1,641,300 sh (+21.79%)
Jeremy Grantham 36,600 sh (+8.93%)
Seth Klarman 3,751,853 sh (unchged)
George Soros 1,372,921 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 555,676 sh (-12.32%)
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Q4 2016

IMOS Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Richard Snow 25,000 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 35,736 sh (-2.36%)
George Soros 1,284,367 sh (-6.45%)
Seth Klarman 3,509,858 sh (-6.45%)
Jim Simons 1,518,819 sh (-7.46%)
Paul Tudor Jones 468,929 sh (-15.61%)
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Business Description

Industry: Semiconductors » Semiconductors  
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Traded in other countries:8150.Taiwan,
Chip Mos Technologies Inc is a semiconductor testing & packaging company. It offers testing & assembly services for LCD and other flatpanel display (FPD) driver semiconductors & offers testing & assembly services for advanced memory products in Taiwan.

Chip Mos Technologies Inc was originated from the back-end factory of Mosel Vitelic, Inc., a Taiwanese manufacturer of semiconductors. In 1997, Mosel spun off its back end operation into ChipMOS Technologies Inc, a joint venture between Mosel, Siliconware Precision Industries Co. Ltd., and others. The Company provides semiconductor testing and packaging solutions to fabless companies, integrates device manufacturers (IDM) and foundries. It offers testing and assembly services for LCD and other flatpanel display (FPD) driver semiconductors and a provider of testing and assembly services for advanced memory products in Taiwan. The Company operates in two locations for outsourced semiconductor manufacturing, Hsinchu and Southern Taiwan Science Parks in Taiwan and Shanghai in Mainland China. It offers services such as: Testing services, Assembly services, Gold Bumping services, Enabling technologies and eService. Testing services: It provides testing solutions for the entire spectrum of integrated circuits, including simple digital logic, complex ASIC, high speed digital, memory, mixed signal and LCD devices. Its test engineering resources provide its customers with the support necessary for maintaining production on a daily basis as well as test program optimization, program conversion from platform-to-platform and test program development. Assembly Services: IC packaging is the essential technology that distributes electrical signals from a silicon chip onto the printed circuit board and provides protection against environmental stresses. It offers package families designed to provide its customers with an array of packaging solutions. The packages available include leadframe-based packages, such as the small outline package (SOP), thin small outline package (TSOP) and quad flat package (LQFP/TQFP); and the substrate-based packages, such as FBGA, VFBGA, stacked CSP, Mini-BGA, LGA, TCP, COG and COF. Gold Bumping services: Gold Bumping technology, which is a predecessor process of TCP, COF and COG packaging, is a necessary interconnection technology for LCD and other flat-panel display driver semiconductors. Gold bump is formed on the designed I/O pad with the height of 12-18 μm. Gold bumps play the role as the interconnections between chips and tapes in TCP and COF packages and the glass substrates in COG package. Enabling technologies include: 3D Technology - Stacked CSP, FCOB (Flip Chip On Board) Technology, Environmentally Friendly Green Package and Chip on Film (COF). eService: It provides website WIP system-CSS(customer service system).

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Dividend Yield 8.14
IMOS's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
98% of the 564 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.87 vs. IMOS: 8.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
IMOS' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 8.14
Current: 8.14
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Forward Dividend Yield 16.28
IMOS's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
100% of the 536 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. IMOS: 16.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
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Yield on cost (5-Year) 8.14
IMOS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
90% of the 738 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.12 vs. IMOS: 8.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
IMOS' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 8.14
Current: 8.14
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More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $595.8
EPS (TTM) $ 0.95
Short Percentage of Float0.19%
52-Week Range $13.94 - 16.69
Shares Outstanding (Mil)44.84
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