United Microelectronics Has Big Plans

  • Despite a big earnings beat, the short-term prospects aren’t too exciting as capacity utilization is going to fall back a bit in Q3, and CapEx will ramp up.
  • But we still see longer-term gains as the tailwinds have only temporarily subsided.
  • It is also acquiring 84.5% of a Japanese foundry, which it didn’t own, and it’s going to list its Chinese daughter company Hijian on the mainland market.

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