NASDAQ:AAOI - Applied Optoelectronics Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $12.40 +0.03 (+0.24 %) (As of 04/24/2019 07:49 AM ET)Previous Close$12.37Today's Range$12.30 - $12.5852-Week Range$11.77 - $50.30Volume460,863 shsAverage Volume890,516 shsMarket Capitalization$246.55 millionP/E Ratio23.40Dividend YieldN/ABeta1.99 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. Receive AAOI News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for AAOI and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Semiconductors & related devices Sub-IndustryN/A SectorComputer and Technology Current SymbolNASDAQ:AAOI Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A CIK1158114 Webwww.ao-inc.com Phone281-295-1800Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.18 Current Ratio2.51 Quick Ratio1.30Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio23.40 Forward P/E RatioN/A P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$267.46 million Price / Sales0.92 Cash Flow$1.9936 per share Price / Cash Flow6.22 Book Value$16.62 per share Price / Book0.75Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.53 Net Income$-2,150,000.00 Net Margins-0.80% Return on Equity3.06% Return on Assets2.18%Miscellaneous Employees2,956 Outstanding Shares19,883,000Market Cap$246.55 million Next Earnings Date5/8/2019 (Confirmed) 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) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February, 21st. The semiconductor company reported ($0.16) earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.16). The semiconductor company earned $58.02 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $60.78 million. Applied Optoelectronics had a positive return on equity of 3.06% and a negative net margin of 0.80%. View Applied Optoelectronics' Earnings History. When is Applied Optoelectronics' next earnings date? Applied Optoelectronics is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 8th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Applied Optoelectronics. What guidance has Applied Optoelectronics issued on next quarter's earnings? Applied Optoelectronics issued an update on its first quarter earnings guidance on Thursday, February, 21st. The company provided earnings per share guidance of ($0.29-0.18) for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.11. The company issued revenue guidance of $50-55 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $64.61 million.Applied Optoelectronics also updated its Q1 2019 guidance to $-0.29--0.18 EPS. What price target have analysts set for AAOI? 10 analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Applied Optoelectronics' shares. Their predictions range from $8.00 to $40.00. On average, they anticipate Applied Optoelectronics' share price to reach $20.6667 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 66.7% 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. 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) 2. 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. " (4/11/2019) Has Applied Optoelectronics been receiving favorable news coverage? News articles about AAOI stock have trended somewhat negative on Wednesday, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Applied Optoelectronics earned a coverage optimism score of -1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the semiconductor company a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is very unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term. Who are some of Applied Optoelectronics' key competitors? Some companies that are related to Applied Optoelectronics include Quantenna Communications (QTNA), Nlight (LASR), Hanwha Q Cells (HQCL), ChipMOS Technologies (IMOS), Photronics (PLAB), Himax Technologies (HIMX), Ichor (ICHR), JinkoSolar (JKS), CEVA (CEVA), Smart Global (SGH), NVE (NVEC), Ultra Clean (UCTT), Daqo New Energy (DQ), Aquantia (AQ) and DSP Group (DSPG). 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 Square (SQ). 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 variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Virtu Financial LLC (0.13%). 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 major investors are buying Applied Optoelectronics stock? AAOI stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Virtu Financial 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 $12.40. How big of a company is Applied Optoelectronics? Applied Optoelectronics has a market capitalization of $246.55 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 466 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 480 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 946MarketBeat'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 4/24/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is Considered a Good Return on Equity (ROE)?