Boston, MA, 10/15/2013 (nysepost) – In Monday’s trading, Himax Technologies, Inc. (ADR) (NASDAQ:HIMX) dropped by 0.05%. The opening price of the shares was $10.39, which climbed to an intraday high of $10.78 and dipped to a close of $10.68. Approximately 5.32 million shares were traded on Monday while an average volume of 13.59million shares were traded over a 30 day period. The 52-week low of Himax Technologies, Inc. (ADR) (NASDAQ:HIMX) shares is $1.77 and its 52-week high is $11.49. Himax Technologies, Inc. (ADR) (NASDAQ:HIMX)) has a market capitalization of $1.81 billion.
About the company
Himax Technologies, Inc. (ADR) (NASDAQ:HIMX) was incorporated on 26 April 2005. The company is involved in designing, developing and marketing semiconductors that are the critical components of flat panel-displays. Its primary products are display-drivers that are used in large-sized thin film, transistor liquid crystal-display (TFT-LCD) panels. These are mainly used in desktop-monitors, notebook-computers and TV’s. They are also used in display-drivers for small and medium sized TFT-LCD-panels. These panels are generally used in mobile-handsets and consumer-electronics products like tablets, personal computers (PCs), net-book computers, digital-cameras, mobile-gaming devices, portable-digital-versatile disc players, digital photo-frame and car-navigation displays. Himax Technologies, Inc. (ADR) (NASDAQ:HIMX) also offers display-drivers that are used in panels that utilize LTPS technology and OLED technology. LTPS technology also works with camera-module manufacturers, optical-engine manufacturers and television system manufacturers. They use the Himax Technologies, Inc. (ADR) (NASDAQ:HIMX)’s products for numerous non-driver products.
The flat panel components
Himax Technologies, Inc. (ADR) (NASDAQ:HIMX) primarily operates in the flat-panel display semi-conductor industry. It gets its revenues from the critical components of flat panel displays, like display drivers, timing-controllers, scalers, power- integrated circuits (ICs) and other semi-conductor products. Its primary products include display-drivers and timing-controllers, touch controller ICs, TFT-LCD-television and monitor-semiconductor solutions, liquid crystal-on-silicon (LCOS) products, power ICs, complementary metal-oxide semiconductor (CMOS) image-sensors and wafer-level optics products