NASDAQ:AAOI - Applied Optoelectronics Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$42.15 +0.05 (+0.12 %)
(As of 06/20/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$42.15
Today's Range$41.65 - $42.97
52-Week Range$22.54 - $103.41
Volume771,791 shs
Average Volume1.43 million shs
Market Capitalization$851.10 million
P/E Ratio9.96
Dividend YieldN/A
Applied Optoelectronics logoApplied 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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Semiconductors & related devices
SectorComputer and Technology


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.18
Current Ratio3.46
Quick Ratio2.14


Trailing P/E Ratio9.96
Forward P/E Ratio25.09
P/E Growth2.29

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$382.33 million
Price / Sales2.16
Cash Flow$5.2820 per share
Price / Cash7.98
Book Value$17.19 per share
Price / Book2.45


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$4.23
Net Income$73.95 million
Net Margins16.02%
Return on Equity20.82%
Return on Assets15.36%


Outstanding Shares19,580,000

Applied Optoelectronics (NASDAQ:AAOI) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Applied Optoelectronics' stock symbol?

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

How were Applied Optoelectronics' earnings last quarter?

Applied Optoelectronics Inc (NASDAQ:AAOI) released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, May, 8th. The semiconductor company reported $0.28 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.33 by $0.05. The semiconductor company had revenue of $65.20 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $68.94 million. Applied Optoelectronics had a net margin of 16.02% and a return on equity of 20.82%. Applied Optoelectronics's revenue for the quarter was down 32.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company earned $1.10 earnings per share. View Applied Optoelectronics' Earnings History.

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

Applied Optoelectronics updated its second quarter earnings guidance on Tuesday, May, 8th. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.39-$0.52 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.46. The company issued revenue guidance of $75-$81 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $77.48 million.

What price target have analysts set for AAOI?

12 analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Applied Optoelectronics' stock. Their forecasts range from $25.00 to $90.00. On average, they anticipate Applied Optoelectronics' share price to reach $43.7727 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Applied Optoelectronics.

Who are some of Applied Optoelectronics' key competitors?

Who are Applied Optoelectronics' key executives?

Applied Optoelectronics' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Dr. Chih-Hsiang Lin Ph.D., Founder, Chairman, Chief Exec. Officer and Pres (Age 55)
  • Dr. Stefan J. Murry Ph.D., Chief Financial Officer and Chief Strategy Officer (Age 45)
  • Dr. Hung-Lun Chang Ph.D., Sr. VP & North America GM (Age 54)
  • Mr. David C. Kuo, VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 35)
  • Mr. Shu-Hua Yeh, Sr. VP of Network Equipment Module Bus. Unit and Asia Gen. Mang. (Age 52)

Has Applied Optoelectronics been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about AAOI stock have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. Accern ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Applied Optoelectronics earned a coverage optimism score of 0.07 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media stories about the semiconductor company an impact score of 46.90 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future.

Who are Applied Optoelectronics' major shareholders?

Applied Optoelectronics' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (13.08%), State of Tennessee Treasury Department (3.73%), Bloom Tree Partners LLC (1.60%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.56%), Guggenheim Capital LLC (1.15%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.11%). Company insiders that own Applied Optoelectronics stock include Alan D Moore, Chewei Lin, Chih-Hsiang (Thompson) Lin, David C Kuo, Hung-Lun (Fred) Chang, Richard B Black, Shu-Hua (Joshua) Yeh, Stefan J Murry and William H Yeh. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Applied Optoelectronics.

Which institutional investors are selling Applied Optoelectronics stock?

AAOI stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including TT International, Newtyn Management LLC, The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company , State of Tennessee Treasury Department, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA. Company insiders that have sold Applied Optoelectronics company stock in the last year include Chewei Lin, Chih-Hsiang (Thompson) Lin, David C Kuo, Richard B Black, Shu-Hua (Joshua) Yeh and Stefan J Murry. View Insider Buying and Selling for Applied Optoelectronics.

Which institutional investors are buying Applied Optoelectronics stock?

AAOI stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bloom Tree Partners LLC, BlackRock Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Guggenheim Capital LLC, Federated Investors Inc. PA, Employees Retirement System of Texas, Credit Agricole S A and SG Americas Securities LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Applied Optoelectronics' stock price today?

One share of AAOI stock can currently be purchased for approximately $42.15.

How big of a company is Applied Optoelectronics?

Applied Optoelectronics has a market capitalization of $851.10 million and generates $382.33 million in revenue each year. The semiconductor company earns $73.95 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.23 on an earnings per share basis. Applied Optoelectronics employs 3,054 workers across the globe.

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]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Applied Optoelectronics (AAOI)

Community Ranking:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  343 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  270 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  613
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Applied Optoelectronics and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe AAOI will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe AAOI will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 6/20/2018 by Staff

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