Taiwan's Foxconn Daeshon Hall Jersey , the world's largest contract electronics manufacturer, saw quarterly profit slide 39 percent - a result far below estimates and widely attributed to production issues for Apple Inc's iPhone X.
FILE PHOTO: Foxconn's computer motherboards are seen during the annual Computex computer exhibition in Taipei
While shoppers have flooded into stores this month to buy Apple's 10th anniversary version of its premium smartphone, the product has faced a string of production hurdles centred on new technologies and features.
Questions remain as to whether Apple can meet demand for the iPhone X during the crucial holiday quarter, with most analysts saying it will likely take it until next year or early spring to do so.
Foxconn, formally known as Hon Hai Precision Industry Co, said third-quarter net profit tumbled to T$21 billion (530.40 million pounds) Taylor Moton Jersey , some 42 percent below an average estimate of seven analysts polled by Thomson Reuters IBES. Revenue for the quarter was flat.
Shares in Foxconn fell 2.4 percent in early Wednesday trade, underperforming the broader Taiwan market which was down 0.5 percent.
Apple, however, reported better-than-expected earnings earlier this month and offered a rosy forecast for the holiday shopping season.
""I think in the fourth quarter we expect to see a recovery (for Foxconn) because utilisation will get better given the iPhone ramp-up,"" said Daiwa analyst Kylie Huang.
""So NovemberDecember should be better but still will be impacted overall in the fourth quarter.""
Apple said it sold 46.7 million iPhones in the quarter ended Sept. 30, above analysts' estimates of 46.4 million Curtis Samuel Jersey , according to financial data and analytics firm FactSet.
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