Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its position in shares of Siliconware Precision Industries Company, Ltd. (NASDAQ:SPIL) by 3.4% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 5,580,422 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock after buying an additional 181,739 shares during the period. Vanguard Group Inc.’s holdings in Siliconware Precision Industries were worth $45,146,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Ameriprise Financial Inc. raised its position in Siliconware Precision Industries by 21.0% in the first quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. now owns 13,847 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock worth $112,000 after buying an additional 2,401 shares during the period. Comerica Bank raised its position in Siliconware Precision Industries by 1.3% in the first quarter. Comerica Bank now owns 35,736 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock worth $288,000 after buying an additional 464 shares during the period. World Asset Management Inc raised its position in Siliconware Precision Industries by 1.5% in the first quarter. World Asset Management Inc now owns 38,833 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock worth $314,000 after buying an additional 580 shares during the period. US Bancorp DE raised its position in Siliconware Precision Industries by 16.7% in the first quarter. US Bancorp DE now owns 52,545 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock worth $425,000 after buying an additional 7,501 shares during the period. Finally, Eqis Capital Management Inc. raised its position in Siliconware Precision Industries by 28.5% in the first quarter. Eqis Capital Management Inc. now owns 98,948 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock worth $800,000 after buying an additional 21,948 shares during the period. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 3.14% of the company’s stock.

Siliconware Precision Industries Company, Ltd. (SPIL) traded up 0.51% on Friday, hitting $7.89. 53,611 shares of the stock were exchanged. The firm has a market cap of $4.92 billion, a P/E ratio of 22.54 and a beta of 0.40. The company has a 50-day moving average of $8.06 and a 200 day moving average of $8.01. Siliconware Precision Industries Company, Ltd. has a 12 month low of $7.05 and a 12 month high of $8.39.

Siliconware Precision Industries (NASDAQ:SPIL) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July 25th. The semiconductor company reported $0.08 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.78 by $0.70. Siliconware Precision Industries had a net margin of 10.29% and a return on equity of 13.18%. The business had revenue of $20.42 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $21.52 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.90 EPS. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 5.8% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities research analysts expect that Siliconware Precision Industries Company, Ltd. will post $0.64 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently declared an annual dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 1st. Stockholders of record on Friday, August 4th will be issued a $0.2877 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, August 2nd. This represents a dividend yield of 3.53%. Siliconware Precision Industries’s dividend payout ratio is currently 61.76%.

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A number of research analysts have recently commented on SPIL shares. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Siliconware Precision Industries from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Saturday, June 24th. BidaskClub lowered shares of Siliconware Precision Industries from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Saturday, June 17th.

Siliconware Precision Industries Company Profile

Siliconware Precision Industries Co, Ltd. is a Taiwan-based company mainly engaged in the provision of packaging and testing services of integrated circuits (ICs) and related products. The Company’s businesses include the manufacture, processing, assembly, testing and importing and exporting of ICs, transistors, light emitting diode (LED) digital displays, LED lights, liquid crystal display (LCD) clock cores, phototransistors, synthesis circuits, as well as thin film circuits and thick film circuits.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Siliconware Precision Industries (NASDAQ:SPIL)

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