Phonic Corp. said its normalized net income for the first quarter amounted to a loss of 38 Taiwan cents per share, compared with 5 cents per share in the year-earlier period.
Normalized net income, which excludes unusual gains or losses on a pre- and after-tax basis, was a loss of NT$10.9 million, compared with income of NT$1.5 million in the year-earlier period.
The normalized profit margin dropped to negative 18.9% from 2.1% in the year-earlier period.
Total revenue decreased 20.8% on an annual basis to NT$57.8 million from NT$72.9 million, and total operating expenses decreased from the prior-year period to NT$76.7 million from NT$78.7 million.
Reported net income totaled a loss of NT$17.3 million, or a loss of 60 cents per share, compared to income of NT$1.3 million, or 5 cents per share, in the year-earlier period.
As of May 15, US$1 was equivalent to NT$30.44.