Applied Optoelectronics Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.01 (+0.13 %)
(As of 04/16/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $7.89
50-Day Range
MA: $8.54
52-Week Range
Now: $7.89
Volume432,600 shs
Average Volume775,737 shs
Market Capitalization$210.66 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells various fiber-optic networking products worldwide. It offers optical modules, lasers, subassemblies, 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 telecom equipment manufacturers, and internet service providers through its direct and indirect sales channels. Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. was incorporated in 1997 and is headquartered in Sugar Land, Texas.
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Semiconductors & related devices
Current SymbolNASDAQ:AAOI
Year FoundedN/A



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$190.87 million
Book Value$13.61 per share


Net Income$-66,050,000.00


Market Cap$210.66 million
Next Earnings Date5/6/2021 (Confirmed)


AAOI Apr 2021 9.500 call
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AAOI Apr 2021 7.500 call
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Why Applied Optoelectronics Stock Tanked Today
February 26, 2021 |
Earnings Preview for Applied Optoelectronics
February 24, 2021 |
AAOI Feb 2021 17.500 call
February 12, 2021 |
AAOI Feb 2021 17.000 call
February 12, 2021 |
AAOI Feb 2021 20.000 put
February 11, 2021 |
News for Applied Optoelectronics Inc
January 31, 2021 |
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Overall MarketRank

1.52 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

338th out of 1,551 stocks

Semiconductors & Related Devices Industry

55th out of 147 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.0Community Rank: 2.5Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 0.8Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Applied Optoelectronics (NASDAQ:AAOI) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Applied Optoelectronics a buy right now?

7 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Applied Optoelectronics in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating, 5 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" Applied Optoelectronics stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in AAOI, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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When is Applied Optoelectronics' next earnings date?

Applied Optoelectronics is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, May 6th 2021.
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How can I listen to Applied Optoelectronics' earnings call?

Applied Optoelectronics will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, May 6th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were Applied Optoelectronics' earnings last quarter?

Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI) released its earnings results on Thursday, February, 25th. The semiconductor company reported ($0.34) earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.36) by $0.02. The semiconductor company had revenue of $52.33 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $52.04 million. Applied Optoelectronics had a negative net margin of 34.83% and a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 11.67%.
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How has Applied Optoelectronics' stock been impacted by Coronavirus?

Applied Optoelectronics' stock was trading at $7.0301 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, AAOI stock has increased by 12.2% and is now trading at $7.89.
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What guidance has Applied Optoelectronics issued on next quarter's earnings?

Applied Optoelectronics issued an update on its first quarter 2021 After-Hours earnings guidance on Thursday, February, 25th. The company provided EPS guidance of -0.28--0.23 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $-0.25. The company issued revenue guidance of $47-51 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $50.96 million.

What price target have analysts set for AAOI?

7 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Applied Optoelectronics' stock. Their forecasts range from $9.00 to $17.00. On average, they anticipate Applied Optoelectronics' stock price to reach $12.70 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 61.0% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Applied Optoelectronics' key executives?

Applied Optoelectronics' management team includes the following people:
  • Dr. Chih-Hsiang Lin, Founder, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 58, Pay $979.8k)
  • Dr. Stefan J. Murry, CFO & Chief Strategy Officer (Age 48, Pay $513.38k)
  • Mr. David C. Kuo, VP, Gen. Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer & Corp. Sec. (Age 38, Pay $316.61k)
  • Dr. Hung-Lun Chang, Sr. VP of Optical Component Bus. Unit & GM of North America (Age 57, Pay $480.6k)
  • Mr. Shu-Hua Yeh, Sr. VP of Network Equipment Module Bus. Unit & GM of Asia (Age 55, Pay $484.19k)
  • Ms. Lindsay Grant Savarese, Investor Relations
  • Ms. Jessica Hung, VP of Fin. & Controller

What is Thompson Lin's approval rating as Applied Optoelectronics' CEO?

29 employees have rated Applied Optoelectronics CEO Thompson Lin on Thompson Lin has an approval rating of 42% among Applied Optoelectronics' employees. This puts Thompson Lin in the bottom 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

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), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Alibaba Group (BABA), Lumentum (LITE), Applied Materials (AMAT), Tesla (TSLA), Square (SQ), Netflix (NFLX) and Broadcom (AVGO).

What is Applied Optoelectronics' stock symbol?

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

Who are Applied Optoelectronics' major shareholders?

Applied Optoelectronics' stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.04%). Company insiders that own Applied Optoelectronics stock include Che-Wei Lin, Chih-Hsiang (Thompson) Lin, David C Kuo, Hung-Lun (Fred) Chang, Shu-Hua (Joshua) Yeh and Stefan J Murry.
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Which major investors are buying Applied Optoelectronics stock?

AAOI stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Louisiana State Employees Retirement System.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Applied Optoelectronics' stock price today?

One share of AAOI stock can currently be purchased for approximately $7.89.

How much money does Applied Optoelectronics make?

Applied Optoelectronics has a market capitalization of $210.66 million and generates $190.87 million in revenue each year. The semiconductor company earns $-66,050,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($1.45) on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Applied Optoelectronics have?

Applied Optoelectronics employs 2,682 workers across the globe.

What is Applied Optoelectronics' official website?

The official website for Applied Optoelectronics is

Where are Applied Optoelectronics' headquarters?

Applied Optoelectronics is headquartered at 13139 JESS PIRTLE BLVD, SUGAR LAND TX, 77478.

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]

This page was last updated on 4/19/2021 by Staff
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