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TSMC Reports Fourth Quarter EPS of NT$6.41

Jan. 13, 2022 – 

HSINCHU, Taiwan, R.O.C., Jan. 13, 2022 – TSMC (TWSE: 2330, NYSE: TSM) today announced consolidated revenue of NT$438.19 billion, net income of NT$166.23 billion, and diluted earnings per share of NT$6.41 (US$1.15 per ADR unit) for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2021.

Year-over-year, fourth quarter revenue increased 21.2% while net income and diluted EPS both increased 16.4%. Compared to third quarter 2021, fourth quarter results represented a 5.7% increase in revenue and a 6.4% increase in net income. All figures were prepared in accordance with TIFRS on a consolidated basis.

In US dollars, fourth quarter revenue was $15.74 billion, which increased 24.1% year-over-year and increased 5.8% from the previous quarter.

Gross margin for the quarter was 52.7%, operating margin was 41.7%, and net profit margin was 37.9%.

In the fourth quarter, shipments of 5-nanometer accounted for 23% of total wafer revenue; 7-nanometer accounted for 27%. Advanced technologies, defined as 7-nanometer and more advanced technologies, accounted for 50% of total wafer revenue.

“Our fourth quarter business was supported by strong demand for our industry-leading 5-nanometer technology,” said Wendell Huang, VP and Chief Financial Officer of TSMC. “Moving into first quarter 2022, we expect our business to be supported by HPC-related demand, continued recovery in the automotive segment, and a milder smartphone seasonality than in recent years.”


Based on the Company’s current business outlook, management expects the overall performance for first quarter 2022 to be as follows:

And, based on the exchange rate assumption of 1 US dollar to 27.6 NT dollars,

The management further expects the 2022 capital budget to be between US$40 billion and US$44 billion.

TSMC's 2021 fourth Quarter Consolidated results:
(Unit: NT$ million, except for EPS)

4Q21 Amount a 4Q20
YoY Inc. (Dec.) % 3Q20 Amount QoQ Inc. (Dec.) %
Net Sales 438,189 361,533 21.2 414,671 5.7
Gross profit 230,755 195,236 18.2 212,746 8.5
Income from operations 182,772 157,120 16.3 171,004 6.9
Income before tax 184,819 161,107 14.7 173,852 6.3
Net income 166,232 142,766 16.4 156,259 6.4
EPS (NTS) 6.41b 5.51b 16.4 6.03b 6.4

a: 4Q2021 figures have not bee approved by Board of Directors

b: Based on 25,930 million weighted average outstanding shares


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