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BRIEF-Taiwan's UMC Posts Q1 Net Profit, Offers Q2 Guidance

April 24 (Reuters) - United Microelectronics Corp:

* SAYS Q1 NET PROFIT AT T$1.2 BILLION ($38.87 million), CONSOLIDATED OPERATING INCOME DOWN 13.1 PERCENT Y/Y AT T$32.6 BILLION

* SAYS 2019 CAPEX FOR FOUNDRY SEGMENT AT $1.0 BILLION

* SAYS IT SEES Q2 GROSS PROFIT MARGIN WILL BE IN THE LOW TEENS PERCENT RANGE

* SAYS IT SEES Q2 WAFER SHIPMENTS TO INCREASE BY 6-7 PERCENT Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: ($1 = 30.8730 Taiwan dollars) (Reporting by Hong Kong newsroom)