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

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$9.09 +0.23 (+2.60 %)
(As of 05/24/2019 10:49 AM ET)
Previous Close$8.86
Today's Range$8.94 - $9.13
52-Week Range$8.72 - $50.30
Volume2,470 shs
Average Volume851,178 shs
Market Capitalization$180.78 million
P/E Ratio17.11
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.96
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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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$1.9340 per share
Book Value$16.27 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-2,150,000.00

Miscellaneous

Employees2,956
Market Cap$180.78 million
Next Earnings Date8/6/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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 Wednesday, May, 8th. The semiconductor company reported ($0.27) earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.22) by $0.05. The semiconductor company had revenue of $52.72 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations 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 for the quarter was down 19.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.28 EPS. 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 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 brokerages have issued twelve-month price objectives for Applied Optoelectronics' shares. Their forecasts range from $8.00 to $40.00. On average, they expect Applied Optoelectronics' stock price to reach $20.6667 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 127.4% 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?

News headlines about AAOI stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Applied Optoelectronics earned a coverage optimism score of 1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the semiconductor company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term.

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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (14.44%), Morgan Stanley (4.19%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.76%), Royce & Associates LP (1.61%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (1.43%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.17%). 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 State of Tennessee Treasury Department, Spark Investment Management LLC, FMR LLC, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, Gilder Gagnon Howe & Co. LLC, HL Financial Services LLC, Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. and Man Group plc. View Insider Buying and Selling for Applied Optoelectronics.

Which institutional investors are buying Applied Optoelectronics stock?

AAOI stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Morgan Stanley, Royce & Associates LP, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Renaissance Technologies LLC, BlackRock Inc., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., California Public Employees Retirement System and JPMorgan Chase & Co.. 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 $9.09.

How big of a company is Applied Optoelectronics?

Applied Optoelectronics has a market capitalization of $180.78 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.

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:  471 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  488 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  959
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This page was last updated on 5/24/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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