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Which stock exchanges are UPEC traded on? What is the UPEC stock code?

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UPEC shares were listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) on December 28, 1987, under TSE code "1216".
UPEC' stock is coded 1216.TT on Bloomberg and 1216.TW on Reuters.

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What is UPEC's fiscal year?

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Our fiscal year end is December 31.

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How do I get the UPEC's annual report?

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The annual reports are available from our web site at Annual Reports or you could also find them in “the TSE market Observation Post system”.

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How do I get the UPEC's historical financial reports?

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The UPEC's historical financial reports are available from our web site at  Quarterly Results  or you may also find them in “the TSE market Observation Post system”.

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How often does UPEC hold the Investor Conference? How do I get the information?

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UPEC does not regularly hold the investor Conference. But if the Company holds the conference or attends the presentation at Financial Institution Conference, the information relating to those conferences is available from our web site at Event Calendar

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What is UPEC's dividend policy?

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If there are earnings for distribution at the end of each fiscal year, after offsetting any loss of prior year(s) and paying all taxes and dues, 10% of the remaining net earnings shall be set aside as legal reserve, then would be appropriated as special reserve in accordance with Securities Exchange Law. The remaining net earnings can be distributed together with prior accumulated unappropriated retained earnings. The Board of Directors will consider the factors that were mentioned above to make the dividend distribution proposal. The dividend should be set in the range from 50% to 100% of the accumulated unappropriated retained earnings. Cash dividend shall exceed 30% of the total dividend distribution in any given fiscal year. Therefore, the dividends could be distributed in accordance with the resolution that is approved by the Board of Directors and the Annual Shareholders' Meeting.

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When would UPEC hold 2018 Annual Shareholder Meeting?

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UPEC will hold its 2018 Annual Shareholder Meeting on June 20, 2018, at the 1F, Eduational Building, No. 301, Chung Cheng Rd., Yungkang District, Tainan City, Taiwan, R.O.C. 

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Could the investors exercise their voting rights in writing, or by electronic transmission?

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This (2018) annual general meeting will adopt electronic voting as one of the methods for shareholders to vote for resolutions. The period for electronic voting is for May 18 to June 17, 2018. The shareholders may access the website of STOCKVOTE (www.stockvote.com.tw ) to exercise their voting rights for those proposals.

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When were the ex-dividend date, the record date, and the payment date for dividend payment of 2017?

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The proposal for distribution of 2017 profits adopted at the Meeting of the Board of Directors was cash dividends of NTD 5.5 per share .
The ex-dividend date is Aug. 2, 2018, the record date is Aug. 10, and the payment date for cash dividend is Sep. 7, 2018.

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Will fractional common shares or fractional connection with the stock dividend? Will cash payments ?

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In connection with the stock dividend to be distributed to common shareholders, no fractional common shares will be issued, either. However, holders of UPEC common shares listed and traded on the Taiwan Stock Exchange may arrange for pooling together their fractional share entitlements to form one share and register such pooling in connection with the stock dividend. For the fractional shares which can not be pooled, the distribution will be made in cash in dollar amount calculated at par value.

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Who is UPEC common stock's transfer agent?

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Dept. of Stock Transfer Agency, President Securities Co., Ltd.
Tel:+886-2-27463797
Address:B1F, No.8, Tong Hsing Road, Taipei105, Taiwan R.O.C.