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ams AG (AMS.S)

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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

Ams Q1 Group Revenues At USD 452.7 Mln
Monday, 23 Apr 2018 

April 23 (Reuters) - ams AG ::Q1 GROUP REVENUES WERE USD 452.7 MILLION, UP 147% FROM USD 183.5 MILLION IN Q1 2017 AND 22% LOWER SEQUENTIALLY COMPARED TO PREVIOUS QUARTER.Q1 ADJUSTED EBIT WAS USD 77.3 MILLION OR 17% OF REVENUES (EXCLUDING ACQUISITION-RELATED AND SHARE-BASED COMPENSATION COSTS).Q1 ADJUSTED EBIT UP STRONGLY FROM USD 5.0 MILLION OR 3% OF REVENUES IN Q1 2017.Q1 ADJUSTED EBIT AT USD 46.5 MILLION INCLUDING ACQUISITION-RELATED AND SHARE-BASED COMPENSATION COSTS (USD -16.9 MILLION IN Q1 2017).Q1 ADJUSTED NET INCOME AT USD 99.9 MILLION, COMPARED TO USD -19.9 MILLION FOR Q1 2017 (Q1 2018: USD 77.1 MILLION INCLUDING VALUATION EFFECT).EXPECTS A SIGNIFICANT UNDER-UTILIZATION OF CAPACITY IN Q2 LEADING TO A NEGATIVE ADJUSTED OPERATING MARGIN.EXPECTS Q2 REVENUES OF USD 220-250 MILLION.  Full Article

Ams Implements A Revised Earn-Out Structure
Tuesday, 27 Mar 2018 

March 27 (Reuters) - AMS AG ::‍IMPLEMENTS A REVISED EARN-OUT STRUCTURE GAINING 100% ACCEPTANCE BY FORMER HEPTAGON SHAREHOLDERS TO REFLECT HIGHER-THAN-EXPECTED CAPITAL EXPENDITURE REQUIREMENTS​.‍KEY ELEMENTS OF FINAL EARN-OUT STRUCTURE ARE TOTAL DISTRIBUTION OF 3,855,082 AMS SHARES TOGETHER WITH ANCILLARY CASH DISTRIBUTION OF USD 15 MILLION​.  Full Article

Nuheara To Partner With Ams AG To Launch Noise Cancellation Wireless Earbud​
Tuesday, 9 Jan 2018 

Jan 10 (Reuters) - Nuheara Ltd ::‍PARTNERS WITH AMS AG TO LAUNCH NOISE CANCELLATION WIRELESS EARBUD​ CALLED LIVEIQ.  Full Article

Melexis Wins Patent Infringement Lawsuit From Ams AG
Wednesday, 20 Dec 2017 

Dec 20 (Reuters) - MELEXIS NV ::REG-MELEXIS WINS PATENT INFRINGEMENT LAWSUIT FROM AMS AG.‍COURT HAS RULED IN MELEXIS' FAVOR BY DISMISSING COMPLAINT OF AMS AG​.  Full Article

AMS Appoints Mark Hamersma As Chief Business Development Officer
Friday, 15 Dec 2017 

Dec 15 (Reuters) - AMS AG ::EXPANDS MANAGEMENT BOARD WITH MARK HAMERSMA AS CHIEF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT OFFICER.MARK HAMERSMA WILL JOIN MANAGEMENT BOARD AS CHIEF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT OFFICER (CBO) AS OF 1 JANUARY 2018.  Full Article

Ams sells LED backlight technology and product portfolio to Dialog Semiconductor​
Wednesday, 15 Nov 2017 

Nov 15 (Reuters) - AMS AG ::‍DIVESTS LED BACKLIGHT TECHNOLOGY AND PRODUCT PORTFOLIO TO DIALOG SEMICONDUCTOR <<>>​.‍AS PART OF TRANSACTION, DIALOG HAS ALSO ACQUIRED SPECIFIC AMS INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS​.‍TRANSACTION IS NOW CLOSED, WITH COMMERCIAL TERMS OF DEAL UNDISCLOSED​.‍RELATED REVENUES ARE NOT MATERIAL TO AMS' BUSINESS​.  Full Article

AMS ‍announces new share repurchase program
Wednesday, 8 Nov 2017 

Nov 8 (Reuters) - AMS AG ::‍ANNOUNCES NEW SHARE REPURCHASE PROGRAM FOR UP TO TWO YEAR PERIOD TO START ON 10 NOVEMBER 2017​.‍HAS DECIDED TO LAUNCH A FURTHER SHARE REPURCHASE PROGRAM FOR UP TO 8.0% OF ISSUED SHARE CAPITAL​.‍REPURCHASE PROGRAM WILL COMMENCE ON 10 NOVEMBER 2017 AND WILL BE UPHELD UNTIL 8 NOVEMBER 2019 AT LATEST​.  Full Article

Ams and Sunny Opotech enter collaboration​
Tuesday, 7 Nov 2017 

Nov 7 (Reuters) - AMS AG ::‍AMS AND SUNNY OPOTECH, PART OF SUNNY OPTICAL TECHNOLOGY GROUP, ENTER COLLABORATION​.‍COLLABORATION TO DEVELOP AND MARKET 3D SENSING CAMERA SOLUTIONS FOR MOBILE DEVICE AND AUTOMOTIVE APPLICATIONS​.  Full Article

AMS sees strong performance in Q4 and in 2018 - conf call
Tuesday, 24 Oct 2017 

Oct 24 (Reuters) - AMS ::RE TRUE COLOR SENSOR, SEES A LOT OF TRACTION IN KOREAN AND CHINESE MARKET - CONFERENCE CALL.SEES STRONG PERFORMANCE IN Q4 AND IN 2018 nW8N1MZ001.FY 2017 EXPECTED AS A PEAK YEAR IN CAPEX FOR AMS nW8N1MZ000.  Full Article

Ams Q3 group revenues up at EUR 262.6 mln
Monday, 23 Oct 2017 

Oct 23 (Reuters) - AMS AG ::‍REPORTS SIGNIFICANT Q3 REVENUE GROWTH IN EXPECTED RANGE WITH ADJUSTED EBIT MARGIN ABOVE EXPECTATIONS​.‍NEW INDEPENDENT SOFTWARE SERVICES COMPANY TO ACCELERATE SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT FOR AMS SENSOR SOLUTIONS​.‍Q3 GROUP REVENUES WERE EUR 262.6 MILLION, UP 79% FROM EUR 146.7 MILLION IN SAME QUARTER 2016​.‍ON A CONSTANT CURRENCY BASIS, Q3 REVENUES WERE 87% HIGHER COMPARED TO Q3 LAST YEAR​.SEES ‍Q4 REVENUES OF EUR 440-480 MILLION, TOGETHER WITH AN ADJUSTED EBIT MARGIN OF 26-29%​.‍Q3 ADJUSTED EBIT WAS EUR 34.8 MILLION, INCREASING FROM EUR 28.0 MILLION IN SAME PERIOD 2016​.‍NET RESULT FOR Q3 WAS EUR 20.2 MILLION COMPARED TO EUR 55.9 MILLION IN SAME PERIOD LAST YEAR​.‍HAS INITIATED FORMATION INDEPENDENT SOFTWARE SERVICES AND LICENSING COMPANY.‍STARTING FROM LOCATIONS IN EUROPE, COMPANY PLANS TO OPEN ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS IN US AND ASIA IN 2018​.‍HAS AGREED TO ACQUIRE A 30% SHAREHOLDING IN COMPANY IN Q1 OF 2018 AT A PRE- AGREED VALUATION​.‍REITERATES REVENUE GROWTH EXPECTATION OF MORE THAN 40% COMPOUND ANNUAL GROWTH RATE (CAGR) FOR PERIOD 2016-2019.‍REITERATES ITS ADJUSTED EBIT MARGIN TARGET OF 30% FROM 2019 ONWARDS ​.  Full Article

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