quote: I'm not sure if you looked at the chart you linked, but the title to the chart doesn't match the axes defined in the legend. How can you compare revenue on a hardware product to a software product? You should be looking at margin dollars. I guess you're not a finance guy...
quote: Hardware profit margins are much lower than software profit margins.
quote: Fourth-quarter net income climbed 5.6 percent to NT$37 billion ($1.2 billion), according to data compiled by Bloomberg based on full-year results published yesterday. That’s ahead of the NT$35.9 billion average of 14 analyst estimates compiled by Bloomberg.“As they scaled up production of the iPhone and solved production bottlenecks, Hon Hai’s profit margins improved and they may have had some room to push Apple for better pricing,” said Vincent Chen, who rates the stock buy at Yuanta Financial Holding Co. in Taipei.