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Applied Optoelectronics Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.08 (+1.12 %)
(As of 09/24/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
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52-Week Range
Volume242,764 shs
Average Volume628,901 shs
Market Capitalization$196.50 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
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About Applied Optoelectronics

Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. engages in the design and manufacture of optical communications products. Its products include optical devices, such as laser diodes, photodiodes, related modules and circuitry, and equipment for applications in fiber-to-the-home, cable television, point to point communications and wireless. The company was founded by Chih Hsiang Lin on February 28, 1997 and is headquartered in Sugar Land, TX.


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Overall MarketRank

1.95 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

452nd out of 858 stocks

Semiconductors & Related Devices Industry

66th out of 116 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.1Community Rank: 4.5Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 0.8Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Applied Optoelectronics (NASDAQ:AAOI) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Applied Optoelectronics a buy right now?

4 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Applied Optoelectronics in the last twelve months. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" Applied Optoelectronics stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in AAOI, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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When is Applied Optoelectronics' next earnings date?

Applied Optoelectronics is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November 4th 2021.
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How were Applied Optoelectronics' earnings last quarter?

Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, August, 4th. The semiconductor company reported ($0.15) earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.18) by $0.03. Applied Optoelectronics had a negative net margin of 20.14% and a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 9.77%.
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How has Applied Optoelectronics' stock been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Applied Optoelectronics' stock was trading at $7.0301 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, AAOI stock has increased by 3.0% and is now trading at $7.24.
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What guidance has Applied Optoelectronics issued on next quarter's earnings?

Applied Optoelectronics updated its third quarter 2021 earnings guidance on Thursday, September, 2nd. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $-0.330-$-0.250 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $-0.120. The company issued revenue guidance of $51 million-$56 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $61.97 million.

What price target have analysts set for AAOI?

4 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Applied Optoelectronics' shares. Their forecasts range from $8.00 to $16.00. On average, they expect Applied Optoelectronics' stock price to reach $10.25 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 41.6% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Applied Optoelectronics' key executives?

Applied Optoelectronics' management team includes the following people:
  • Chih Hsiang Lin, Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
  • Stefan J. Murry, Chief Financial & Strategy Officer
  • David C. Kuo, Secretary, Vice President & General Counsel
  • Hung-Lun Chang, Senior VP & General Manager-North America
  • Shu-Hua Yeh, Senior Vice President & GM-Asia Region

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

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

What other stocks do shareholders of Applied Optoelectronics own?

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

What is Applied Optoelectronics' stock symbol?

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

Who are Applied Optoelectronics' major shareholders?

Applied Optoelectronics' stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (11.15%), Vanguard Group Inc. (4.92%), Kovack Advisors Inc. (2.18%), Morgan Stanley (1.86%), Morgan Stanley (1.86%) and State Street Corp (1.59%). Company insiders that own Applied Optoelectronics stock include Che-Wei Lin, Chih-Hsiang (Thompson) Lin, David C Kuo, Hung-Lun (Fred) Chang, Shu-Hua (Joshua) Yeh and Stefan J Murry.
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Which institutional investors are selling Applied Optoelectronics stock?

AAOI stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Citigroup Inc., State Street Corp, Vanguard Group Inc., Northern Trust Corp, Morgan Stanley, Morgan Stanley, and Deutsche Bank AG. Company insiders that have sold Applied Optoelectronics company stock in the last year include Chih-Hsiang (Thompson) Lin, David C Kuo, Hung-Lun (Fred) Chang, and Stefan J Murry.
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Which institutional investors are buying Applied Optoelectronics stock?

AAOI stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Millennium Management LLC, Newtyn Management LLC, Kovack Advisors Inc., Ergoteles LLC, Weiss Multi Strategy Advisers LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., GSA Capital Partners LLP, and Trexquant Investment LP.
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How do I buy shares of Applied Optoelectronics?

Shares of AAOI can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Applied Optoelectronics' stock price today?

One share of AAOI stock can currently be purchased for approximately $7.24.

How much money does Applied Optoelectronics make?

Applied Optoelectronics has a market capitalization of $196.50 million and generates $234.62 million in revenue each year. The semiconductor company earns $-58,450,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($1.52) on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Applied Optoelectronics have?

Applied Optoelectronics employs 2,682 workers across the globe.

What is Applied Optoelectronics' official website?

The official website for Applied Optoelectronics is www.ao-inc.com.

Where are Applied Optoelectronics' headquarters?

Applied Optoelectronics is headquartered at 13139 JESS PIRTLE BLVD, SUGAR LAND TX, 77478.

How can I contact Applied Optoelectronics?

Applied Optoelectronics' mailing address is 13139 JESS PIRTLE BLVD, SUGAR LAND TX, 77478. The semiconductor company can be reached via phone at (281) 295-1800 or via email at [email protected].

This page was last updated on 9/25/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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