Taiwan Semiconductor Posts 36% Y-o-Y Revenue Increase

Hsinchu, Taiwan, R.O.C. — TSMC announced consolidated revenue in US dollars, first quarter revenue was $17.57 billion, which increased 36.0% year-over-year and increased 11.6% from the previous quarter. Gross margin for the quarter was 55.6%, operating margin was 45.6%, and net profit margin was 41.3%.

In the first quarter, shipments of 5-nanometer accounted for 20% of total wafer revenue; 7- nanometer accounted for 30%. Advanced technologies, defined as 7-nanometer and more advanced technologies, accounted for 50% of total wafer revenue.

“Our first quarter business was supported by strong HPC and Automotive-related demand,” said Wendell Huang, VP and Chief Financial Officer of TSMC. “Moving into second quarter 2022, we expect our business to continue to be supported by HPC and Automotive-related demand, partially offset by smartphone seasonality.”

Based on the Company’s current business outlook, management expects the overall performance for second quarter 2022 to be as follows: • Revenue is expected to be between US$17.6 billion and US$18.2 billion; And, based on the exchange rate assumption of 1 US dollar to 28.8 NT dollars, • Gross profit margin is expected to be between 56% and 58%; • Operating profit margin is expected to be between 45% and 47%.

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