Acer and Asustek reported August revenue today. Acer benefited from the growth of its competing products. The combined revenue in August was NT$22.357 billion, 11.5% a year, and ASUS brand revenue in August was $31.1 billion, a 10% decrease, according to Bloomberg.
Acer said today that its sales of its competing products, including e-sports pen-phones, tables and screens, were 110% in August and 100% in the first August of this year. Acer's revenue in all three regions of the world was robust in August, with Pan-American and Pan-Asian regions growing at double-digit percentages (more than 10%).
In addition, Acer and its subsidiary, Andus Technologies, received orders for nine high performance computers (HPC) worldwide from January to August this year and have built 30 supercomputers worldwide since 2015. ASUS announced today that its brand revenue in August 2018 was $31.1 billion, a 21% monthly increase and a 10% annual decrease, while the group's revenue was $33.7 billion, a 17% monthly increase and an 11% annual decrease.
Asus said that the third quarter operation so far, business progress is still not as expected, mainly by the U.S. -China trade war, new product delivery delays, market competition, expected to remain under pressure in the second half of the operation, the second half of the revenue and profit situation needs to be treated conservatively.
ASUS pointed out that the plan for the operation plan for 2019 had been started internally. The main axis was operation focus, efficiency improvement, facing the rapid changes in the industry and the pressure of competition from the same industry, ASUS hoped to gather team strength, exert common wisdom and gradually implement the improvement plan.
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