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February 27, 1996 | JACK SEARLES
Diodes Inc., a Westlake Village producer of semiconductor products for the automotive, electronics and computer industries, will receive a new supply of processed wafers used in producing semiconductors from a unit of a Taiwanese company that is a major Diodes shareholder. In return, Diodes will provide the unit, FabTech Inc., with about $2.5 million in working capital. FabTech is a newly created subsidiary of Lite-On Power Semiconductor Corp., Diode's Taiwanese shareholder.
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August 3, 2006 | From the Associated Press
Semiconductor supplier Diodes Inc. said its second-quarter profit grew by 49%, driven by a sizable rise in sales. The Westlake Village company said net income for the quarter was $11.4 million, or 41 cents a share, up from $7.7 million, or 32 cents, a year earlier. Revenue was $82.7 million, up from $50.6 million a year earlier.
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June 30, 1992
Diodes Inc., a semiconductor maker in Chatsworth, said it reached a marketing agreement with ITT Semiconductor, a German-based unit of ITT Corp. Under the deal, Diodes will distribute some of ITT's semiconductors in North America at least through the end of 1994. The components involved include transistors, rectifiers and diodes. The pact "is an important step in our plan to continue Diodes' sales growth," Diodes Chairman Thomas Hurley said in a statement.
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December 12, 2000
Diodes Inc. in Westlake Village has acquired Fab Tech Inc., a semiconductor wafer foundry in Lee's Summit, Mo., for about $25 million. The terms of the deal include the assumption of about $19 million in debt and a cash payment of $6 million to parent company Lite-On Power Semiconductor Corp. Diodes Inc. manufactures and supplies discrete semiconductors for communications, electronics, computers and vehicles.
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August 18, 1992
Diodes Inc., a semiconductor maker in Chatsworth, reported a 36% drop in second-quarter profit despite posting record quarterly revenue. Citing higher selling and administrative expenses along with reduced tax benefits, Diodes said it earned $105,213 in the three months ended June 30, compared with $164,512 a year ago. Diodes' revenue, however, jumped 28% to a record $4.6 million from $3.6 million a year earlier.
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September 5, 1989
Diodes Inc., a troubled Chatsworth-based manufacturer of electronic semiconductor components, said it renewed talks with Willas Co. Ltd. regarding a possible merger or consolidation. In 1986, Diodes and Willas, a privately owned Hong Kong electronics firm, agreed in principle for Diodes to acquire Willas for undisclosed terms, but the deal was never completed.
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November 26, 1991
Diodes Inc., a Chatsworth semiconductor company, said its third-quarter profit plunged 97% on a 5% decline in revenues compared with the same period last year. Net income for the three months that ended Sept. 30 was $7,179 compared with $270,959 last year, while revenues fell to $3.74 million from $3.9 million last year. Thomas Hurley, Diodes chairman and chief executive, attributed the results to the economic slump and a soft market for its products. For the nine months that ended Sept.
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December 12, 2000
Diodes Inc. in Westlake Village has acquired Fab Tech Inc., a semiconductor wafer foundry in Lee's Summit, Mo., for about $25 million. The terms of the deal include the assumption of about $19 million in debt and a cash payment of $6 million to parent company Lite-On Power Semiconductor Corp. Diodes Inc. manufactures and supplies discrete semiconductors for communications, electronics, computers and vehicles.
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August 3, 1999
Diodes Inc., Westlake Village, reported net income of $825,000 for the second quarter ended June 30, up from $521,000 for the like quarter last year. Revenues were $18 million, up from $14.3 million. Diodes provides semiconductor devices and customer support to manufacturers in the automotive, electronics and other industries.
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November 2, 1999
Diodes Inc., Westlake Village, reported net income for the third quarter ended Sept. 30 of $1.7 million compared with $554,000 for the same period last year. Revenue rose to $21.8 million from $15 million. The company manufactures discrete semiconductors for automotive, telecommunications and computer industries.
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February 1, 2000
Diodes Inc. reported net income for the fourth quarter that ended Dec. 31 of $2.4 million, compared with $412,000 in the same period in 1998. Revenues rose to $23.2 million compared with $14.9 million the year before. Net income for fiscal year 1999 increased to $5.6 million compared with $2.7 million last year. Revenues rose to $79.3 million, compared with $61.3 million for 1998. Westlake Village-based Diodes Inc.
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November 2, 1999
Diodes Inc., Westlake Village, reported net income for the third quarter ended Sept. 30 of $1.7 million compared with $554,000 for the same period last year. Revenue rose to $21.8 million from $15 million. The company manufactures discrete semiconductors for automotive, telecommunications and computer industries.
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August 3, 1999
Diodes Inc., Westlake Village, reported net income of $825,000 for the second quarter ended June 30, up from $521,000 for the like quarter last year. Revenues were $18 million, up from $14.3 million. Diodes provides semiconductor devices and customer support to manufacturers in the automotive, electronics and other industries.
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May 25, 1999
Diodes Inc. in Westlake Village said that first-quarter sales were $15.6 million, compared with $16.8 million in the same period last year and $14.5 million in the fourth quarter of 1998. Net income for the quarter ended March 31 was $686,000 or 13 cents per diluted share, compared with $1.6 million or 22 cents per diluted share in the first quarter of 1998. For the fourth quarter of last year, the company reported net income of $412,000 or 8 cents per share.
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March 9, 1999
Diodes Inc. in Westlake Village reported $14.5 million in revenue for the three months ended Dec. 31, down from $16.7 million a year earlier. Net income was $412,000, compared with $1.4 million in the fourth quarter of 1997. Diluted earnings per share were 8 cents, compared with 25 cents in the same period a year earlier. Fourth-quarter earnings reflect a $512,000 charge, or 10 cents per diluted share, for income tax expense based on the company's decision to issue an earnings distribution from its Taiwan subsidiary, Diodes-Taiwan.
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August 4, 1998 | Barbara Murphy
Diodes Inc. in Westlake Village announced that for the second quarter ended June 30, revenues were $14.3 million, down 8% from $15.5 million in the same period last year. Net income was $521,000, a significant drop from $1.3 million in the second quarter of 1997, and diluted earnings per share were 10 cents compared with 23 cents in the same period last year.
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February 1, 2000
Diodes Inc. reported net income for the fourth quarter that ended Dec. 31 of $2.4 million, compared with $412,000 in the same period in 1998. Revenues rose to $23.2 million compared with $14.9 million the year before. Net income for fiscal year 1999 increased to $5.6 million compared with $2.7 million last year. Revenues rose to $79.3 million, compared with $61.3 million for 1998. Westlake Village-based Diodes Inc.
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February 17, 1998 | BARBARA MURPHY
Diodes Inc. in Westlake Village announced record revenues and net income for its fourth quarter and the 12 months that ended Dec. 31. Revenues for the year were $65.7 million, up 17% from $56 million a year earlier. Net income increased 70%, to $5.1 million from $3 million, and diluted earnings per share were 93 cents, compared with 55 cents in 1996. Revenues for the quarter increased 11%, to $16.7 million, up from $15 million in the same period a year earlier. Net income increased 74%, to $1.
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October 28, 1997 | BARBARA MURPHY
Diodes Inc. in Westlake Village announced record revenues and net income for its third quarter ended Sept. 30. Revenues for the quarter increased 17.7% to $16.93 million, from $14.39 million for the same period last year. Net income increased 77.6% to $1.34 million from $755,000 a year ago, and earnings per share were 24 cents, compared to 14 cents in the third quarter of 1996.
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