Press Release
2007.02.06
Sunplus to Release its 4Q'06 Financial Result
Hsinchu Science Park, Taiwan, February 6th, 2007 - Sunplus Technology Co., Ltd. (TAIEX: 2401, LSE: SUPD) today announced its financial results of 4Q'06. The net sales in 2006 summed up NT$17,076million which the gross margin was 33.5%. The net profits from in 2006 were NT$2,973million which grew 23.9% comparing with 2005. The total earnings per share in 2006 were NT$2.90 based on the total outstanding 1,023,647,603 shares on 2006/12/31.

The net sales of 4Q'06 summed up NT$3,325million and the gross margin in 4Q'06 was 36.7%. The net profits in 4Q'06 were NT$347million and the earnings per share in 4Q'06 were NT$0.34 based on the total outstanding 1,023,647,603 shares on 2006/12/31.

(in NT$ thousand)
2006
2005
YoY
Net Sales
17,076,426
100.0%
18,781,122
100.0%
-9.1%
Gross Margin
5,727,373
33.5%
6,120,397
32.6%
-6.4%
Operating Income
2,175,746
12.7%
2,584,005
13.7%
-15.8%
Net Income
2,972,695
17.4%
2,398,355
12.8%
23.9%
EPS (NT$) *
*Based on outstanding 1,023,647,603 shares on 2006/12/31
2.90
2.34

(in NT$ thousand)
4Q'06
3Q'06
QoQ
Net Sales
3,325,440
100.0%
4,310,961
100.0%
-22.9%
Gross Margin
1,220,473
36.7%
1,416,942
32.9%
-13.9%
Operating Income
362,105
10.9%
550,283
12.8%
-34.2%
Net Income
346,518
10.4%
782,332
18.1%
-55.7%
EPS (NT$) *
*Based on outstanding 1,023,647,603 shares on 2006/12/310
0.34
0.76

(in NT$ thousand)
4Q'06
4Q'05
YoY
Net Sales
3,325,440
100.0%
5,239,744
100.0%
-36.5%
Gross Margin
1,220,473
36.7%
1,926,123
36.8%
-36.6%
Operating Income
362,105
10.9%
964,677
18.4%
-62.5%
Net Income
346,518
10.4%
851,361
16.3%
-59.3%
EPS (NT$) *
*Based on outstanding 1,023,647,603 shares on 2006/12/31
0.34
0.83

About Sunplus

Sunplus Technology Co., Ltd. (TWSE: 2401, LSE: SUPD), established in 1990, is a leading chip provider for multimedia and automotive applications such as DVD player, portable DVD player, home entertainment audio products, car infotainment and advanced driving assistance system(ADAS). Meanwhile Sunplus is offering high-speed I/O IP, high performance data conversion IP, and analog IP for a broad range of applications on consumer, portable, and connected devices for Sunplus has been accumulating strong IP technologies on consumer and multimedia segments. Sunplus is headquartered in Taiwan and has service offices in Shanghai, Shenzhen and Chengdu. For more information, please visit Sunplus website at www.sunplus.com.

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wayne@sunplus.com

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Joseph Chuang
Administration Div. Director
+886-3-5786005#3120
pr@sunplus.com