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Silicon Motion Announces Quarterly Dividend

TAIPEI, Taiwan, Jan. 20, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Silicon Motion Technology Corporation (NasdaqGS: SIMO) (“Silicon Motion” or the “Company”), a global leader in NAND flash controllers for solid state storage devices and specialty RF IC solutions for mobile devices, announces today its quarterly cash dividend.

The Board of Directors of the Company has declared the payment of a quarterly dividend of US$0.15 per ADS1, equivalent to US$0.0375 per ordinary share, which will be paid on February 26, 2016 to all shareholders of record on February 17, 2016. Our depository bank’s DR Books will be closed for issuance and cancellation on February 17, 2016.

The payment of future cash dividends are subject to the Board's continuing determination that the payment of dividends are in the best interests of the Company’s shareholders and are in compliance with all laws and agreements of the Company applicable to the declaration and payment of cash dividends.

1 One ADS is equivalent to four ordinary shares.

About Silicon Motion:
We are a global leader and pioneer in developing NAND flash controller ICs for solid-state storage devices and specialty RF ICs for mobile devices. We supply more NAND flash controllers than any other company in the world and have one of the broadest portfolios of controller solutions and technologies. We are the world’s leading merchant supplier of controllers for eMMC embedded memory used in smartphones and tablets, and the leading merchant supplier of controllers for client SSDs used in PCs and other applications. For further information on Silicon Motion, please visit www.siliconmotion.com.

Forward-Looking Statements:
This press release contains "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. In some cases, you can identify forward-looking statements by terminology such as "may," "will," "should," "expect," "intend," "plan," "anticipate," "believe," "estimate," "predict," "potential," "continue," or the negative of these terms or other comparable terminology. Although such statements are based on our own information and information from other sources we believe to be reliable, you should not place undue reliance on them. These statements involve risks and uncertainties, and actual market trends or our actual results of operations, financial condition or business prospects may differ materially from those expressed or implied in these forward looking statements for a variety of reasons. Potential risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to the unpredictable volume and timing of customer orders, which are not fixed by contract but vary on a purchase order basis; the loss of one or more key customers or the significant reduction, postponement, rescheduling or cancellation of orders from these customers; general economic conditions or conditions in the semiconductor or consumer electronics markets; decreases in the overall average selling prices of our products; the payment or non-payment of cash dividends in the future at the discretion of our board of directors; changes in the relative sales mix of our products; our ability to successfully integrate Shannon Systems; changes in our cost of finished goods; the availability, pricing, and timeliness of delivery of other components and raw materials used in our customers' products; our customers' sales outlook, purchasing patterns, and inventory adjustments based on consumer demands and general economic conditions its customers and consumers; our ability to successfully develop, introduce, and sell new or enhanced products in a timely manner; and the timing of new product announcements or introductions by us or by our competitors. For additional discussion of these risks and uncertainties and other factors, please see the documents we file from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including our Annual Report on Form 20-F filed on April 30, 2015. We assume no obligation to update any forward-looking statements, which apply only as of the date of this press release.

Investor Contact: Jason Tsai Sr. Director of IR and Strategy Tel: +1 408 519 7259 Fax: +1 408 519 7101 E-mail: jtsai@siliconmotion.com Investor Contact: Selina Hsieh Investor Relations Tel: +886 3 552 6888 x2311 Fax: +886 3 560 0336 E-mail: ir@siliconmotion.com Media Contact: Sara Hsu Project Manager Tel: +886 2 2219 6688 x3509 Fax: +886 2 2219 6868 E-mail: sara.hsu@siliconmotion.com

Source:Silicon Motion Technology Corporation