NASDAQ:AAOI - Applied Optoelectronics Stock Price, News, & Analysis

$8.87
-0.02 (-0.22 %)
(As of 06/18/2019 03:41 AM ET)
Today's Range
$8.78
Now: $8.87
$9.06
50-Day Range
$8.66
MA: $9.95
$12.60
52-Week Range
$8.56
Now: $8.87
$50.30
Volume257,977 shs
Average Volume790,584 shs
Market Capitalization$176.41 million
P/E Ratio16.74
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta2.17
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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$267.46 million
Cash Flow$2.0205 per share
Book Value$16.62 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-2,150,000.00

Miscellaneous

Employees2,956
Market Cap$176.41 million
Next Earnings Date8/6/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May, 8th. The semiconductor company reported ($0.27) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.22) by $0.05. The semiconductor company earned $52.72 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $52.86 million. Applied Optoelectronics had a negative net margin of 5.78% and a negative return on equity of 0.36%. The business's revenue was down 19.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.28 earnings per share. View Applied Optoelectronics' Earnings History.

When is Applied Optoelectronics' next earnings date?

Applied Optoelectronics is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, August 6th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Applied Optoelectronics.

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

Applied Optoelectronics updated its second quarter earnings guidance on Wednesday, May, 8th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of ($0.43-0.35) for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of ($0.19). The company issued revenue guidance of $40-45 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $52.38 million.Applied Optoelectronics also updated its Q2 2019 guidance to $-0.43--0.35 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for AAOI?

10 brokers have issued 1 year target prices for Applied Optoelectronics' shares. Their forecasts range from $8.00 to $40.00. On average, they expect Applied Optoelectronics' share price to reach $20.6667 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 133.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Applied Optoelectronics.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Applied Optoelectronics?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Applied Optoelectronics in the last year. There are currently 4 sell ratings, 5 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings 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. " (5/3/2019)
  • 2. Rosenblatt Securities analysts commented, "We believe Applied Optoelectronics (AAOI: Sell) lost all market share at Facebook (FB: Buy) to Finisar (FNSR: NR) in Q2. The company still shipped 40G products to Facebook and Amazon (AMZN: but we expect total Q2 revenue to drop 20-30% q/q from Q1 this year. We do not expect a second half recovery due to increasing competition and US hyperscale players focus on 400G next year. We will be looking for any progress of AAOI’s 400G products over the next few months. We maintain our sell rating and $10 price target." (4/15/2019)

Has Applied Optoelectronics been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about AAOI stock have been trending very positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Applied Optoelectronics earned a media sentiment score of 3.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the semiconductor company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for Applied Optoelectronics.

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), Broadcom (AVGO) and Momo (MOMO).

Who are Applied Optoelectronics' key executives?

Applied Optoelectronics' management team includes the folowing 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)

Who are Applied Optoelectronics' major shareholders?

Applied Optoelectronics' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Royce & Associates LP (1.61%), Spark Investment Management LLC (0.64%), HL Financial Services LLC (0.19%), Virtu Financial LLC (0.13%), Synovus Financial Corp (0.06%) and Gilder Gagnon Howe & Co. LLC (0.04%). Company insiders that own Applied Optoelectronics stock include Alan D Moore, Chewei Lin, Chih-Hsiang (Thompson) Lin, David C Kuo, Richard B Black, Shu-Hua (Joshua) Yeh and Stefan J Murry. 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 Spark Investment Management LLC, FMR LLC, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, Gilder Gagnon Howe & Co. LLC and HL Financial Services LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Applied Optoelectronics.

Which institutional investors are buying Applied Optoelectronics stock?

AAOI stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Royce & Associates LP, Cerebellum GP LLC, Virtu Financial LLC and Synovus Financial Corp. 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 $8.87.

How big of a company is Applied Optoelectronics?

Applied Optoelectronics has a market capitalization of $176.41 million and generates $267.46 million in revenue each year. The semiconductor company earns $-2,150,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $0.53 on an earnings per share basis. Applied Optoelectronics employs 2,956 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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Applied Optoelectronics (NASDAQ AAOI)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  476 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  489 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  965
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This page was last updated on 6/18/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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