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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​
Wednesday, 10 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

GLOBAL MARKETS-Europe joins sell-off but Wall Street eyes rebound

LONDON, April 3 World markets battled to regain their poise on Tuesday after another round of tech and trade war worries had clobbered shares and oil prices tumbled on signs of rising Russian supply and Saudi price cuts.