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: $21.59
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $21.11
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $14.26
  • 52-Week Range: $8.08 - $24.18
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 77.79
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 18.45
  • P/E Growth: 1.67
  • Market Cap: $361.31M
  • Outstanding Shares: 17,140,000
  • Beta: 2.29
  • Net Margins: 2.16%
  • Return on Equity: 6.01%
  • Return on Assets: 3.52%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.34%
  • Current Ratio: 1.97%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.20%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Applied Optoelectronics (NASDAQ:AAOI) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 5 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.00)
Consensus Price Target: $24.40 (13.02% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Applied Optoelectronics (NASDAQ:AAOI)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
10/7/2016Piper Jaffray Cos.Reiterated 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 10/25/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Applied Optoelectronics (NASDAQ:AAOI)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
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)


Earnings Estimates for Applied Optoelectronics (NASDAQ:AAOI)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.51 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.17 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$0.23$0.21
Q1 20172$0.08$0.21$0.15
Q2 20172$0.18$0.27$0.23
Q3 20172$0.28$0.34$0.31
Q4 20172$0.36$0.42$0.39
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


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

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Applied Optoelectronics (NASDAQ:AAOI)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 8.19%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 78.60%
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)


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Applied Optoelectronics (NASDAQ:AAOI) Chart for Tuesday, October, 25, 2016

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