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Applied Optoelectronics (AAOI) Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.19 (-7.66%)
(As of 05/20/2022 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
156,856 shs
Average Volume
362,667 shs
Market Capitalization
$63.28 million
P/E Ratio
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About Applied Optoelectronics

Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells various fiber-optic networking products worldwide. It offers optical modules, lasers, subassemblies, transmitters and transceivers, and turn-key equipment, as well as headend, node, and distribution equipment. The company sells its products to internet data center operators, cable television and telecom equipment manufacturers, 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.


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Semiconductors & related devices
Current Symbol
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$211.57 million
Book Value
$8.67 per share


Net Income
$-54.16 million
Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
$63.28 million

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End


Overall MarketRank

1.85 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

507th out of 924 stocks

Semiconductors & Related Devices Industry

73rd out of 124 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.8Community Rank: 4.4Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 0.8Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Applied Optoelectronics (NASDAQ:AAOI) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Applied Optoelectronics a buy right now?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Applied Optoelectronics in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating and 1 hold rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street 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, August 4th 2022.
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How were Applied Optoelectronics' earnings last quarter?

Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI) issued its earnings results on Thursday, May, 5th. The semiconductor company reported ($0.29) EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.31) by $0.02. Applied Optoelectronics had a negative net margin of 25.50% and a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 12.75%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned ($0.30) earnings per share.
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What guidance has Applied Optoelectronics issued on next quarter's earnings?

Applied Optoelectronics updated its second quarter 2022 earnings guidance on Monday, May, 16th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of -$0.34--$0.30 for the period, compared to the consensus earnings per share estimate of -$0.25. The company issued revenue guidance of $56.00 million-$59.00 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $55.46 million.

What price target have analysts set for AAOI?

2 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Applied Optoelectronics' stock. Their forecasts range from $2.50 to $6.00. On average, they anticipate Applied Optoelectronics' stock price to reach $3.90 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 70.3% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Applied Optoelectronics' key executives?
Applied Optoelectronics' management team includes the following people:
  • Dr. Chih-Hsiang Lin Ph.D., Founder, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 59, Pay $712.61k)
  • Dr. Stefan J. Murry, CFO & Chief Strategy Officer (Age 49, Pay $415.24k)
  • Mr. David C. Kuo, VP, Gen. Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer & Corp. Sec. (Age 39, Pay $275.98k)
  • Dr. Hung-Lun Chang, Sr. VP & North America Gen. Mang. (Age 58, Pay $381.56k)
  • Mr. Shu-Hua Yeh, Sr. VP & Asia Gen. Mang. (Age 56, Pay $418.1k)
  • Ms. Lindsay Grant Savarese, Investor Relations
  • Ms. Jessica Hung, VP of Fin. & Controller
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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (3.16%), BlackRock Inc. (3.16%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.86%), Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (0.69%), Engineers Gate Manager LP (0.55%) and Invesco Ltd. (0.45%). 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 Vanguard Group Inc., Ergoteles LLC, BlackRock Inc., Wolverine Asset Management LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, GSA Capital Partners LLP, Group One Trading L.P., and Cetera Advisor Networks LLC.
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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 Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Invesco Ltd., Engineers Gate Manager LP, PDT Partners LLC, XTX Topco Ltd, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, and Cutler Group 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 $2.29.

How much money does Applied Optoelectronics make?

Applied Optoelectronics has a market capitalization of $63.28 million and generates $211.57 million in revenue each year. The semiconductor company earns $-54.16 million in net income (profit) each year or ($2.01) on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Applied Optoelectronics have?

Applied Optoelectronics employs 2,534 workers across the globe.

What is Applied Optoelectronics' official website?

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

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 5/21/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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