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AU Optronics posts 4Q profit

HSINCHU, Taiwan (AP) _ AU Optronics Corp. (AUO) on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $142 million.

On a per-share basis, the Hsinchu, Taiwan-based company said it had net income of 15 cents.

The LCD screen manufacturer posted revenue of $2.72 billion in the period.

For the year, the company reported profit of $1.07 billion, or $1.13 per share. Revenue was reported as $11.51 billion.

The company's shares closed at $4.65. A year ago, they were trading at $4.24.

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