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Applied Optoelectronics (AAOI) Stock Price, News & Analysis

+0.15 (+1.63%)
(As of 07/12/2024 ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
1.19 million shs
Average Volume
1.74 million shs
Market Capitalization
$364.98 million
P/E Ratio
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Applied Optoelectronics MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.50 Rating Score
59.9% Upside
$15.00 Price Target
Short Interest
26.50% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
News Sentiment
1.44mentions of Applied Optoelectronics in the last 14 days
Based on 4 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Proj. Earnings Growth
From ($0.24) to $0.82 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

1.53 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

483rd out of 588 stocks

Semiconductors & Related Devices Industry

75th out of 90 stocks

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About Applied Optoelectronics Stock (NASDAQ:AAOI)

Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells fiber-optic networking products in the United States, Taiwan, and China. It offers optical modules, optical filters, lasers, laser components, subassemblies, transmitters and transceivers, turn-key equipment, headend, node, distribution equipment, and amplifiers. The company sells its products to internet data center operators, cable television, telecom equipment manufacturers, fiber-to-the-home, and internet service providers through its direct and indirect sales channels. Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. was incorporated in 1997 and is headquartered in Sugar Land, Texas.

AAOI Stock Price History

AAOI Stock News Headlines

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Company Calendar

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Semiconductors & related devices
Current Symbol
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

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Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
4 Analysts


Net Income
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$217.65 million
Book Value
$6.05 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$364.98 million

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Key Executives

  • Dr. Chih-Hsiang Lin Ph.D. (Age 61)
    Founder, Chairman of the Board, President & CEO
    Comp: $1.23M
  • Dr. Stefan J. Murry Ph.D. (Age 51)
    CFO & Chief Strategy Officer
    Comp: $637.86k
  • Mr. David C. Kuo (Age 41)
    Senior VP, Chief Legal & Compliance Officer and Secretary
    Comp: $417.97k
  • Dr. Hung-Lun Chang Ph.D. (Age 60)
    Senior VP & North America General Manager
    Comp: $541.39k
  • Mr. Shu-Hua Yeh (Age 58)
    Senior VP & Asia General Manager
    Comp: $526.16k
  • Ms. Lindsay Grant Savarese
    Investor Relations
  • Mr. Todd McCrum
    Senior VP & GM of Broadband Access
  • Ms. Jessica Hung
    VP of Finance & Controller

AAOI Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

How have AAOI shares performed this year?

Applied Optoelectronics' stock was trading at $19.32 at the beginning of 2024. Since then, AAOI shares have decreased by 51.4% and is now trading at $9.38.
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How were Applied Optoelectronics' earnings last quarter?

Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI) announced its earnings results on Thursday, May, 9th. The semiconductor company reported ($0.39) EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.36) by $0.03. The semiconductor company had revenue of $40.67 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $43.56 million. Applied Optoelectronics had a negative net margin of 30.65% and a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 16.30%.

What is Thompson Lin's approval rating as Applied Optoelectronics' CEO?

29 employees have rated Applied Optoelectronics Chief Executive Officer Thompson Lin on Thompson Lin has an approval rating of 42% among the company's employees. This puts Thompson Lin in the bottom 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

Does Applied Optoelectronics have any subsidiaries?

Applied Optoelectronics subsidiaries include these companies: Global Technology Inc., Global Technology, and Prime World International Holdings Ltd..

How do I buy shares of Applied Optoelectronics?

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What other stocks do shareholders of Applied Optoelectronics own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some other companies that Applied Optoelectronics investors own include Micron Technology (MU), NVIDIA (NVDA), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Alibaba Group (BABA), Lumentum (LITE), Applied Materials (AMAT) and Tesla (TSLA).

This page (NASDAQ:AAOI) was last updated on 7/13/2024 by Staff

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