United Microelectronics Q3 net income up

United Microelectronics Corp. has reported that net income for the third quarter ended September 30, 2012 was NTD2.42 billion, or NTD0.19 per share, compared to NTD1.95 billion, or NTD0.16 per share, for the third quarter ended September 30, 2011.

Net sales for the third quarter ended September 30, 2012 were NTD28.52 billion, compared to NTD25.19 billion for the third quarter ended September 30, 2011.

Net income for the nine months ended September 30, 2012 was NTD6.74 billion, or NTD0.53 per share, compared to NTD9.63 billion, or NTD0.77 per share, for the nine months ended September 30, 2011.

Net sales for the nine months ended September 30, 2012 were NTD79.91 billion, compared to NTD81.45 billion for the nine months ended September 30, 2011.