Paiho Shih Holdings Corp. said its fourth-quarter normalized net income came to 42 Taiwan cents per share, compared with the S&P Capital IQ consensus estimate of 48 cents per share.
EPS climbed 16.0% year over year from 37 cents.
Normalized net income, which excludes unusual gains or losses on a pre- and after-tax basis, was NT$112.7 million, an increase of 16.4% from NT$96.9 million in the prior-year period.
The normalized profit margin climbed to 12.5% from 9.5% in the year-earlier period.
Total revenue fell 11.4% year over year to NT$900.4 million from NT$1.02 billion, and total operating expenses decreased 15.7% on an annual basis to NT$733.9 million from NT$870.1 million.
Reported net income grew 20.1% on an annual basis to NT$126.5 million, or 48 cents per share, from NT$105.3 million, or 39 cents per share.
For the year, the company's normalized net income totaled NT$1.58 per share, compared with the S&P Capital IQ consensus normalized EPS estimate of NT$1.92.
EPS rose 26.2% from NT$1.25 in the prior year.
Normalized net income was NT$420.1 million, an increase of 26.3% from NT$332.8 million in the prior year.
Full-year total revenue decreased 5.4% year over year to NT$3.48 billion from NT$3.67 billion, and total operating expenses decreased 10.2% on an annual basis to NT$2.81 billion from NT$3.13 billion.
The company said reported net income rose 34.4% on an annual basis to NT$507.3 million, or NT$1.91 per share, in the full year, from NT$377.4 million, or NT$1.42 per share.
As of March 10, US$1 was equivalent to NT$32.83.