Shares of major Apple suppliers in Asia mostly fell on Wednesday, after the smartphone maker's quarterly earnings missed analysts' estimates and guidance for the current quarter fell shy of expectations.
Major Taiwanese suppliers and manufacturers of Apple were down, with shares of Catcher Technology, which provides metal casing for the iPhone, closing down 1.27 percent. Large-cap Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co (TSMC), which makes chips for iPhones, fell 0.95 percent.
Hon Hai Precision Industry, which assembles a bulk of the iPhones and is also known as Foxconn, saw its shares drop 0.87 percent. Apple lens supplier Largan ended down 0.44 percent, while Foxconn rival Pegatron saw its shares initially drop 1.29 percent before reversing losses to finish up 0.43 percent.
Japanese components suppliers including Alps Electric, TDK Corporation and Nidec ended mixed, between down 1.15 percent and up 1 percent. Ceramic capacitor maker Murata Manufacturing dropped 4.42 percent, while shares of Sony and Panasonic slipped 0.46 and 0.63 percent respectively.
In South Korea, LG Display, a key LCD supplier to Apple, saw its shares drop 3.86 percent.