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NASDAQ:AAOIApplied Optoelectronics Stock Price, Forecast & News

$8.01
+0.07 (+0.88 %)
(As of 04/9/2020 04:37 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$7.95
Now: $8.01
$8.50
50-Day Range
$5.50
MA: $8.22
$12.08
52-Week Range
$5.00
Now: $8.01
$15.98
Volume537,558 shs
Average Volume864,367 shs
Market Capitalization$162.05 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.89
Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells various fiber-optic networking products worldwide. It offers optical modules, lasers, 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 telecommunications equipment manufacturers, and Internet service providers through its direct and indirect sales channels. Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Sugar Land, Texas.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 1.9Community Rank: 2.6Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

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1.23 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Semiconductors & related devices
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorComputer and Technology
Current SymbolNASDAQ:AAOI
CUSIPN/A
Phone281-295-1800

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$190.87 million
Book Value$13.61 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-66,050,000.00

Miscellaneous

Employees3,115
Market Cap$162.05 million
Next Earnings Date5/13/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Applied Optoelectronics (NASDAQ:AAOI) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Applied Optoelectronics' stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Applied Optoelectronics' stock was trading at $7.0301 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, AAOI shares have increased by 13.9% and is now trading at $8.01. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Applied Optoelectronics?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Applied Optoelectronics in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 2 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for Applied Optoelectronics.

When is Applied Optoelectronics' next earnings date?

Applied Optoelectronics is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 13th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Applied Optoelectronics.

How were Applied Optoelectronics' earnings last quarter?

Applied Optoelectronics Inc (NASDAQ:AAOI) issued its earnings results on Thursday, February, 27th. The semiconductor company reported ($0.18) earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.37) by $0.19. The semiconductor company earned $48.66 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $48.09 million. Applied Optoelectronics had a negative return on equity of 9.54% and a negative net margin of 34.60%. View Applied Optoelectronics' earnings history.

What guidance has Applied Optoelectronics issued on next quarter's earnings?

Applied Optoelectronics issued an update on its first quarter 2020 After-Hours earnings guidance on Thursday, February, 27th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of -0.41--0.34 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $-0.21. The company issued revenue guidance of $43-47 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $49.6 million.

What price target have analysts set for AAOI?

5 analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Applied Optoelectronics' stock. Their forecasts range from $6.50 to $11.50. On average, they expect Applied Optoelectronics' share price to reach $9.77 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 21.9% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Applied Optoelectronics.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Applied Optoelectronics stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Applied Optoelectronics stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. designs, develops and manufactures advanced optical devices, packaged optical components, optical subsystems, laser transmitters and fiber optic transceivers. The company's products are used in fiber optic communications equipment for FTTH, point-to-point telecom, datacom and access networks and systems supporting cable television, network infrastructure. Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. is headquartered in Sugar Land, Texas. " (3/17/2020)
  • 2. Northland Securities analysts commented, "We estimate the company could consume a further $25-30M in cash in 2H19 vs a current $84M cash balance vs $129M in debt. While management did note the early signs of a recovery among two of its large Cloud customers, consistent with supplier datapoints, the competitive and pricing landscape remains intense with AAOI’s scale in 100G datacom in particular de minimus relative to market leaders FNSR, Innolight and Intel. AAOI reported Q2 revs of $43.6M slightly higher than our $42.5M, with data center revs of $31.8M slightly higher than expected and Cable revs of $9.8M down ~20% seq and 30% y/y on well chronicled Cable spending weakness." (8/8/2019)
  • 3. Rosenblatt Securities analysts commented, "We recently upgraded Applied Optoelectronics from sell to neutral (click here for our upgrade note) on the notion that we thought Applied Optoelectronics’ revenue from Amazon’s 40G orders had bottomed and the company was making some progress at qualifying for 100G CWDM4 modules at Amazon. We believe CWDM4 quality issues have been resolved. Overall, we think Applied Optoelectronics may see limited revenue downside and may see revenue upside from potential shipments of 100G products to Facebook (FB: Buy) or Amazon." (8/8/2019)

Has Applied Optoelectronics been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about AAOI stock have trended very negative this week, according to InfoTrie. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Applied Optoelectronics earned a media sentiment score of -3.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the semiconductor company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. View the latest news aboutApplied Optoelectronics.

Are investors shorting Applied Optoelectronics?

Applied Optoelectronics saw a increase in short interest in the month of March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totaling 7,984,900 shares, an increase of 7.6% from the February 27th total of 7,420,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 757,600 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 10.5 days. Currently, 43.5% of the company's shares are short sold. View Applied Optoelectronics' Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Applied Optoelectronics' key competitors?

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), Alibaba Group (BABA), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Lumentum (LITE), Applied Materials (AMAT), Tesla (TSLA), Shopify (SHOP), Netflix (NFLX) and Square (SQ).

Who are Applied Optoelectronics' key executives?

Applied Optoelectronics' management team includes the following people:
  • Dr. Chih-Hsiang Lin, Founder, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 56)
  • Dr. Stefan J. Murry, CFO & Chief Strategy Officer (Age 46)
  • Dr. Hung-Lun Chang, Sr. VP of Optical Component Bus. Unit & GM of North America (Age 55)
  • Mr. Shu-Hua Yeh, Sr. VP of Network Equipment Module Bus. Unit & GM of Asia (Age 53)
  • Mr. David C. Kuo, VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 36)

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 investors include State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.08%). View institutional ownership trends for Applied Optoelectronics.

Which major investors are buying Applied Optoelectronics stock?

AAOI stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of Alaska Department of Revenue. View insider buying and selling activity for Applied Optoelectronics.

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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Applied Optoelectronics' stock price today?

One share of AAOI stock can currently be purchased for approximately $8.01.

How big of a company is Applied Optoelectronics?

Applied Optoelectronics has a market capitalization of $162.05 million and generates $190.87 million in revenue each year. The semiconductor company earns $-66,050,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($1.45) on an earnings per share basis. Applied Optoelectronics employs 3,115 workers across the globe. View additional information about Applied Optoelectronics.

What is Applied Optoelectronics' official website?

The official website for Applied Optoelectronics is http://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 4/9/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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