May 10, 2013
/PRNewswire/ -- Nam Tai Electronics, Inc. ("Nam Tai" or the "Company") (NYSE Symbol: NTE) today announced that it has received a new purchase order from an existing customer to extend the production at the Company's
facility of high-resolution liquid crystal display modules ("LCMs") for a smartphone.
Under this new purchase order, the Company expects to extend its production of LCMs for smartphones for this customer to the period ending
to manufacture approximately 15 million additional units. This new purchase order does not alter the customer's decision to eventually transfer its future orders to other suppliers with lower assembling charge. This order only offers temporary relief for the Company and does not guarantee that any new future order will be awarded. In addition, the customer may cancel any or all of this purchase order with payment of a cancellation fee to the Company.
FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS AND FACTORS THAT COULD CAUSE OUR SHARE PRICE TO DECLINE
Certain statements included in this press release, other than statements of historical fact, are forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements generally can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as "may", "will", "expect", "intend", "estimate", "anticipate", "plan", "seek" or "believe". These forward-looking statements, which are subject to risks, uncertainties, and assumptions, may include projections of our future financial performance based on our growth strategies and anticipated trends in our business. These statements are only predictions based on our current expectations about future events. There are important factors that could cause our actual results, level of activity, performance, or achievements to differ materially from the results, level of activities, performance, or achievements expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements, including, but not limited to,
a deterioration of the markets for the Company's customers' products and the global
economy as a whole, w
hich could negatively impact the Company's revenue and the ability of the Company's customers to confirm prior orders or pay for the Company's produc
ts; the financial resources and credit rating of Company's customers under the current global recession; the effects that current credit and market conditions could have on the liquidity and financial condition of our customers and suppliers, including any impact on their ability to meet their contractual obligations; the sufficiency of the Company's cash position and other sources of liquidity to operate its business; the negative effects of increased competition pressure on the Company's
revenues and margins;
component quality or shortage, whether or not cause by customers change in specifications, delay in the Company's ability
to take possession of land for development of additional production facilities, continued inflation
of the Renminbi against the US dollar; rising labor costs in China
changes in the labor supply and labor relations
our ability to win additional government business. In particular, you should consider
risks outlined under the heading "
Risk Factors" in
our most recent
Annual Report on Form 20-F
and in our Current Report
from time to time
The Company's decision to continue dividend payments in 2013 does not necessarily mean that dividend payments will continue thereafter. Whether future dividends will be declared depend upon the Company's future growth and earnings, of which there can be no assurance, as well as the Company's cash flow needs for further expansion. Accordingly, there can be no assurance that cash dividends on the Company's common shares will be declared beyond those declared for 2013, what amount that dividends may be or whether such dividends, once declared for a specific period, will continue for any future period, or at all, Although we believe the expectations reflected in the forward-looking statements are reasonable, we cannot guarantee future results, level of activi
ty, performance, or achievements. You should not rely upon forward-looking statements as predictions of future events. These forward-looking statements apply only as of the date of this press release and the subsequent investors conference call; as such, they should not be unduly relied upon as circumstances change. Except as required by law, we are not obligated, and we undertake no obligation, to release publicly any revisions to these forward-looking statements that might reflect events or circumstance occurring after the date of this release or those that might reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events
ABOUT NAM TAI ELECTRONICS, INC.
We are an electronics manufacturing and design services provider to a select group of the world's leading OEMs of telecommunications, consumer electronic and automotive products. Through our electronics manufacturing services operations, we manufacture electronic components and subassemblies, including LCD modules and image-sensor modules. These components are used in numerous electronic products, including smartphones, tablets, automotive, laptop computers, digital cameras, electronic toys, handheld video game devices, and entertainment devices. We also manufacture finished products, including mobile phone accessories, home entertainment products and educational products. We assist our OEM customers in the design and development of their products and furnish full turnkey manufacturing services that utilize advanced manufacturing processes and production technologies.