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Siliconware posts 4Q profit

TAICHUNG, Taiwan (AP) _ Siliconware Precision Industries Co. (SPIL) on Friday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $49.5 million.

The Taichung, Taiwan-based company said it had net income of 8 cents per share.

The chip industry supplier posted revenue of $718.2 million in the period.

For the year, the company reported profit of $227.4 million, or 31 cents per share. Revenue was reported as $2.75 billion.

Siliconware shares have risen 2 percent since the beginning of the year. The stock has increased 14 percent in the last 12 months.

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