Applied Optoelectronics Company Profile (NASDAQ:AAOI)

About Applied Optoelectronics

Applied Optoelectronics logoApplied Optoelectronics, Inc. is a vertically integrated provider of fiber-optic networking products. The Company offers its products for approximately three networking end markets, such as Internet data center; cable television (CATV), and fiber-to-the-home (FTTH). The Company designs and manufactures a range of optical communications products at varying levels of integration, from components, subassemblies and modules to turnkey equipment. The Company's customers in the Internet data center market include Internet-based (Web 2.0) data center operators, to whom it supplies optical transceivers that plug into switches and servers within the data center, and allow these network devices to send and receive data over fiber optic cables. To the CATV market, it supplies a range of products, including lasers, transmitters and turnkey equipment, as well as headend, node and distribution equipment. Its manufacturing sites are located at Sugar Land, Texas; Ningbo, China, and Taipei, Taiwan.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Computer and Technology
  • Industry: Semiconductor - Integrated Circuits
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: AAOI
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $37.47
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $31.10
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $23.60
  • 52-Week Range: $8.08 - $49.34
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 42.66
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 18.39
  • P/E Growth: 1.02
  • Market Cap: $810.03M
  • Outstanding Shares: 17,198,000
  • Beta: 2.55
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 8.61%
  • Return on Equity: 5.87%
  • Return on Assets: 3.36%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.36%
  • Current Ratio: 2.28%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.52%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Applied Optoelectronics (NASDAQ:AAOI) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.00)
Consensus Price Target: $24.50 (46.72% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Applied Optoelectronics (NASDAQ:AAOI)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
10/7/2016Piper Jaffray CompaniesReiterated RatingOverweight$24.00 -> $27.00View Rating Details
9/8/2016Roth CapitalReiterated RatingBuy$23.00View Rating Details
8/25/2016Craig HallumBoost Price TargetBuy$18.00 -> $23.00View Rating Details
5/10/2016Cowen and CompanyReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
2/8/2016Northland SecuritiesBoost Price TargetOutperform$23.00 -> $24.00View Rating Details
5/26/2015Raymond James Financial, Inc.Boost Price TargetStrong-Buy$17.00 -> $26.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/24/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Applied Optoelectronics (NASDAQ:AAOI)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
2/23/2017        
2/23/2017Q4 2016$0.79$0.84$84.59 million$84.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/3/2016Q3$0.28$0.38$64.00 million$70.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2016Q2$0.06$0.16$50.84 million$55.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/9/2016Q1$0.04($0.04)$51.03 million$50.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/24/2016Q4$0.31$0.22$50.61 million$53.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/5/2015Q315$0.40$0.40$52.54 million$57.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/5/2015Q215$0.33$0.38$43.15 million$49.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2015Q115$0.09$0.02$31.90 million$30.23 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/25/2015Q414$0.25$0.27$38.03 million$36.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/10/2014Q314$0.23$0.20$36.10 million$36.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/12/2014Q413$0.09$0.15$29.36 million$32.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/8/2014$0.06$0.06ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/27/2014$0.05$0.02ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/7/2013Q313$0.04$16.40 million$20.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Applied Optoelectronics (NASDAQ:AAOI)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.09 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.50 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20162($0.09)($0.07)($0.08)
Q2 20162$0.01$0.02$0.02
Q3 20162$0.06$0.23$0.15
Q4 20162$0.18$0.72$0.45
Q1 20172$0.08$0.28$0.18
Q2 20172$0.18$0.33$0.26
Q3 20172$0.28$0.42$0.35
Q4 20172$0.36$0.46$0.41
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History for Applied Optoelectronics (NASDAQ:AAOI)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Applied Optoelectronics (NASDAQ:AAOI)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 8.19%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 72.25%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/12/2016Stefan J MurryCFOSell3,660$19.05$69,723.00View SEC Filing  
8/5/2016David C KuoGeneral CounselSell594$13.68$8,125.92View SEC Filing  
8/5/2016Hung-Lun (Fred) ChangInsiderSell948$13.76$13,044.48View SEC Filing  
6/16/2016Alan D MooreDirectorBuy105,000$10.08$1,058,400.00View SEC Filing  
5/27/2016Min-Chu (Mike) ChenDirectorBuy10,000$9.98$99,800.00View SEC Filing  
3/17/2016Hung-Lun (Fred) ChangInsiderSell741$17.50$12,967.50View SEC Filing  
3/14/2016Hung-Lun (Fred) ChangInsiderSell2,759$17.55$48,420.45View SEC Filing  
2/1/2016Chih-Hsiang (Thompson) LinCEOSell2,792$15.90$44,392.80View SEC Filing  
2/1/2016David C KuoGeneral CounselSell330$15.90$5,247.00View SEC Filing  
2/1/2016Hung-Lun (Fred) ChangInsiderSell455$15.90$7,234.50View SEC Filing  
2/1/2016Klaus Alexander AnselmVPSell366$15.90$5,819.40View SEC Filing  
2/1/2016Stefan J MurryCFOSell635$15.90$10,096.50View SEC Filing  
6/16/2015Chung-Yao (Ford) LiVPSell12,750$18.74$238,935.00View SEC Filing  
4/17/2015Hung-Lun (Fred) ChangInsiderSell4,000$15.19$60,760.00View SEC Filing  
9/23/2014James L Dunn JrCFOSell5,475$17.02$93,184.50View SEC Filing  
8/1/2014Hung-Lun (Fred) ChangInsiderSell2,226$18.02$40,112.52View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Applied Optoelectronics (NASDAQ:AAOI)
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nasdaq.com logoBUZZ-US STOCKS ON THE MOVE-Applied Optoelectronics, RH, Cempra, DigitalGlobe - Nasdaq (NASDAQ:AAOI)
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us.rd.yahoo.com - February 23 at 8:09 PM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoApplied Optoelectronics posts 4Q profit (NASDAQ:AAOI)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - February 23 at 8:09 PM
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biz.yahoo.com logoQ4 2016 Applied Optoelectronics Inc Earnings Release - After Market Close (NASDAQ:AAOI)
biz.yahoo.com - February 23 at 3:07 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo4:03 pm Applied Optoelectronics announces the immediate availability of 100G QSFP28 10km transceivers based on the 4WDM-10 MSA specification (NASDAQ:AAOI)
finance.yahoo.com - February 22 at 8:05 PM
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www.lightwaveonline.com - February 21 at 5:05 AM
News IconApplied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI) Bearish Target At $45 - Stock Observer (NASDAQ:AAOI)
www.thestockobserver.com - February 19 at 5:05 AM
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finance.yahoo.com logoApplied Optoelectronics (AAOI) Jumps: Stock Gains 7.3% (NASDAQ:AAOI)
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What is Applied Optoelectronics' stock symbol?

Applied Optoelectronics trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "AAOI."

Where is Applied Optoelectronics' stock going? Where will Applied Optoelectronics' stock price be in 2017?

4 brokers have issued 12 month target prices for Applied Optoelectronics' shares. Their predictions range from $23.00 to $27.00. On average, they anticipate Applied Optoelectronics' share price to reach $24.50 in the next twelve months.

When will Applied Optoelectronics announce their earnings?

Applied Optoelectronics is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February, 23rd 2017.

Who owns Applied Optoelectronics stock?

Applied Optoelectronics' stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Trafelet Brokaw Capital Management L.P. (5.67%), Royce & Associates LP (2.37%), State Street Corp (1.52%), Bogle Investment Management L P DE (1.49%), Marshall Wace LLP (1.35%) and Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.01%). Company insiders that own Applied Optoelectronics stock include Alan D Moore, Chih-Hsiang (Thompson) Lin, Chung-Yao (Ford) Li, David C Kuo, Hung-Lun (Fred) Chang, Klaus Alexander Anselm, Min-Chu (Mike) Chen and Stefan J Murry.

Who sold Applied Optoelectronics stock? Who is selling Applied Optoelectronics stock?

Applied Optoelectronics' stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Royce & Associates LP, Trafelet Brokaw Capital Management L.P., Wall Street Associates, Signia Capital Management LLC, Guggenheim Capital LLC, Cardinal Capital Management LLC CT, Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. and Gray Financial Group GA ADV ADV. Company insiders that have sold Applied Optoelectronics stock in the last year include David C Kuo, Hung-Lun (Fred) Chang and Stefan J Murry.

Who bought Applied Optoelectronics stock? Who is buying Applied Optoelectronics stock?

Applied Optoelectronics' stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bogle Investment Management L P DE, Marshall Wace LLP, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Systematic Financial Management LP, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Friess Associates LLC and AQR Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought Applied Optoelectronics stock in the last two years include Alan D Moore and Min-Chu (Mike) Chen.

How do I buy Applied Optoelectronics stock?

Shares of Applied Optoelectronics can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Applied Optoelectronics stock cost?

One share of Applied Optoelectronics stock can currently be purchased for approximately $45.98.

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Last Updated on 2/24/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff