TAIPEI, March 24 Apple Inc assembler
Pegatron Corp expects revenue from its non-computing
business to fall by 15-20 percent in the first quarter from the
previous three months, its chief financial officer, Charles Lin,
said on Monday.
The company earlier reported net profit in the fourth
quarter of T$3.38 billion ($110.48 million), well above the
analyst estimates of T$2.84 billion and T$2.65 billion in the
same period of 2012, driven by greater-than-expected demand in
computing and holiday season sales.
Lin said the firm also sees notebook shipment volume
dropping 20-25 percent in the first quarter from the previous
three months. Motherboard and desktop shipment volumes are also
expected to fall 30-35 percent in the first quarter on a
(Reporting by Michael Gold)