AEM recorded revenue of $146.2 million in 3QFY2021 ended September, up 9.7% y-o-y from $112.0 million in 2QFY2021, on the back of volume ramp for next generation handlers.
The Group has raised FY2021 revenue guidance to between $525 million and $550 million.
On a sequential basis, profit before tax (PBT) grew 7% y-o-y to $27.8 million in 3Q2021.
Meanwhile, net profit for the quarter was $23.3 million, up 4.3% y-o-y.
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"The growth in top and bottom lines were driven by the volume ramp for our next generation System Level Testing handlers and peripheral tools. The Group expects the ramp to continue through 4QFY2021 and into FY2022," says AEM in a press release on Nov 10.
Cash and cash equivalents increased from $134.8 million as at Dec 31, 2020 to $204.1 million as at Sept 30.
Total assets also increased by 90.9% to $640.5 million over the same period.
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Consequently, the net asset value per share increased from 76.7 cents to 119.3 cents.
"The Group remains optimistic about its prospects as semiconductor test content grows and aims to increase its market share globally. The Group is also mindful of the supply chain challenges fuelled by the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and may experience some delays in shipments in the future, though none are currently expected," says AEM.
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Shares in AEM closed 2 cents lower, or 0.47% down, at $4.19.