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

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$15.26 +0.33 (+2.21 %)
(As of 02/20/2019 10:18 AM ET)
Previous Close$14.93
Today's Range$14.98 - $15.63
52-Week Range$13.42 - $50.30
Volume6,540 shs
Average Volume676,586 shs
Market Capitalization$302.15 million
P/E Ratio3.69
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta2.49
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$382.33 million
Cash Flow$5.5290 per share
Book Value$17.19 per share

Profitability

Net Income$73.95 million

Miscellaneous

Employees3,054
Market Cap$302.15 million
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, November, 7th. The semiconductor company reported $0.14 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of ($0.11) by $0.25. The semiconductor company had revenue of $56.40 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $56.55 million. Applied Optoelectronics had a return on equity of 8.73% and a net margin of 4.20%. The firm's quarterly revenue was down 36.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $1.08 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 Thursday, February 21st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Applied Optoelectronics.

How can I listen to Applied Optoelectronics' earnings call?

Applied Optoelectronics will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, February 21st at 4:30 PM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 4127179586.

What price target have analysts set for AAOI?

10 analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Applied Optoelectronics' stock. Their forecasts range from $8.00 to $42.00. On average, they anticipate Applied Optoelectronics' share price to reach $24.5556 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 60.9% 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, 2 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Applied Optoelectronics.

Has Applied Optoelectronics been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about AAOI stock has trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. 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 1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the semiconductor company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future.

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, Founder, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 56)
  • Dr. Stefan J. Murry, CFO & Chief Strategy Officer (Age 46)
  • Mr. David C. Kuo, VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 36)
  • 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)

Who are Applied Optoelectronics' major shareholders?

Applied Optoelectronics' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (14.26%), Investment Counselors of Maryland LLC (2.27%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.78%), State of Tennessee Treasury Department (1.76%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.53%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.15%). 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 selling Applied Optoelectronics stock?

AAOI stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Raymond James & Associates, State of Tennessee Treasury Department, Logan Capital Management Inc., Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Bank of Montreal Can, Brandywine Global Investment Management LLC and HL Financial Services LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling 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 Prudential Financial Inc., Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc., Two Sigma Investments LP, California Public Employees Retirement System, Voloridge Investment Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., Tairen Capital Ltd and NJ State Employees Deferred Compensation Plan. 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 $15.26.

How big of a company is Applied Optoelectronics?

Applied Optoelectronics has a market capitalization of $302.15 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.

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:  441 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  442 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  883
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This page was last updated on 2/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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