NASDAQ:AAOI

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MA: $8.54
$11.17
52-Week Range
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$17.57
Volume432,679 shs
Average Volume780,570 shs
Market Capitalization$210.66 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.82

Competitors

Applied Optoelectronics (NASDAQ:AAOI) Vs. AOSL, PLAB, KOPN, SOL, MAXN, and EBON

Should you be buying AAOI stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the industry of "semiconductors & related devices" are considered alternatives and competitors to Applied Optoelectronics, including Alpha and Omega Semiconductor (AOSL), Photronics (PLAB), Kopin (KOPN), ReneSola (SOL), Maxeon Solar Technologies (MAXN), and Ebang International (EBON).

Alpha and Omega Semiconductor (NASDAQ:AOSL) and Applied Optoelectronics (NASDAQ:AAOI) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, risk, earnings, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and valuation.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

58.7% of Alpha and Omega Semiconductor shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 47.5% of Applied Optoelectronics shares are owned by institutional investors. 21.6% of Alpha and Omega Semiconductor shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 7.2% of Applied Optoelectronics shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Alpha and Omega Semiconductor and Applied Optoelectronics' gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Alpha and Omega Semiconductor$464.91 million1.78$-6,600,000.00$0.4768.30
Applied Optoelectronics$190.87 million1.10$-66,050,000.00($1.45)-5.44

Alpha and Omega Semiconductor has higher revenue and earnings than Applied Optoelectronics. Applied Optoelectronics is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Alpha and Omega Semiconductor, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Alpha and Omega Semiconductor and Applied Optoelectronics, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Alpha and Omega Semiconductor00203.00
Applied Optoelectronics15102.00

Alpha and Omega Semiconductor presently has a consensus price target of $46.50, suggesting a potential upside of 44.86%. Applied Optoelectronics has a consensus price target of $12.70, suggesting a potential upside of 60.96%. Given Applied Optoelectronics' higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Applied Optoelectronics is more favorable than Alpha and Omega Semiconductor.

Profitability

This table compares Alpha and Omega Semiconductor and Applied Optoelectronics' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Alpha and Omega Semiconductor0.39%4.47%2.50%
Applied Optoelectronics-34.83%-11.67%-6.48%

Volatility & Risk

Alpha and Omega Semiconductor has a beta of 2.53, suggesting that its share price is 153% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Applied Optoelectronics has a beta of 1.82, suggesting that its share price is 82% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Alpha and Omega Semiconductor beats Applied Optoelectronics on 13 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Photronics (NASDAQ:PLAB) and Applied Optoelectronics (NASDAQ:AAOI) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, dividends, valuation, earnings and profitability.

Volatility & Risk

Photronics has a beta of 0.91, meaning that its stock price is 9% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Applied Optoelectronics has a beta of 1.82, meaning that its stock price is 82% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Photronics and Applied Optoelectronics' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Photronics5.55%3.60%2.91%
Applied Optoelectronics-34.83%-11.67%-6.48%

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Photronics and Applied Optoelectronics' top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Photronics$609.69 million1.32$33.82 million$0.5224.44
Applied Optoelectronics$190.87 million1.10$-66,050,000.00($1.45)-5.44

Photronics has higher revenue and earnings than Applied Optoelectronics. Applied Optoelectronics is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Photronics, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Photronics and Applied Optoelectronics, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Photronics01102.50
Applied Optoelectronics15102.00

Photronics currently has a consensus price target of $13.00, indicating a potential upside of 2.28%. Applied Optoelectronics has a consensus price target of $12.70, indicating a potential upside of 60.96%. Given Applied Optoelectronics' higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Applied Optoelectronics is more favorable than Photronics.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

86.2% of Photronics shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 47.5% of Applied Optoelectronics shares are owned by institutional investors. 3.8% of Photronics shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 7.2% of Applied Optoelectronics shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Photronics beats Applied Optoelectronics on 10 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

Applied Optoelectronics (NASDAQ:AAOI) and Kopin (NASDAQ:KOPN) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, risk, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings and profitability.

Profitability

This table compares Applied Optoelectronics and Kopin's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Applied Optoelectronics-34.83%-11.67%-6.48%
Kopin-37.11%-51.37%-33.08%

Volatility & Risk

Applied Optoelectronics has a beta of 1.82, suggesting that its stock price is 82% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Kopin has a beta of 2.45, suggesting that its stock price is 145% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

47.5% of Applied Optoelectronics shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 18.8% of Kopin shares are owned by institutional investors. 7.2% of Applied Optoelectronics shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 8.9% of Kopin shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Applied Optoelectronics and Kopin, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Applied Optoelectronics15102.00
Kopin01102.50

Applied Optoelectronics currently has a consensus price target of $12.70, suggesting a potential upside of 60.96%. Kopin has a consensus price target of $3.00, suggesting a potential downside of 63.59%. Given Applied Optoelectronics' higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe Applied Optoelectronics is more favorable than Kopin.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Applied Optoelectronics and Kopin's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Applied Optoelectronics$190.87 million1.10$-66,050,000.00($1.45)-5.44
Kopin$29.52 million25.48$-29,510,000.00($0.37)-22.27

Kopin has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Applied Optoelectronics. Kopin is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Applied Optoelectronics, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Applied Optoelectronics beats Kopin on 7 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

ReneSola (NYSE:SOL) and Applied Optoelectronics (NASDAQ:AAOI) are both small-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, earnings, risk, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and dividends.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

40.4% of ReneSola shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 47.5% of Applied Optoelectronics shares are owned by institutional investors. 7.2% of Applied Optoelectronics shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares ReneSola and Applied Optoelectronics' revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
ReneSola$119.12 million5.38$-8,830,000.00$0.3526.31
Applied Optoelectronics$190.87 million1.10$-66,050,000.00($1.45)-5.44

ReneSola has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Applied Optoelectronics. Applied Optoelectronics is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than ReneSola, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for ReneSola and Applied Optoelectronics, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
ReneSola00203.00
Applied Optoelectronics15102.00

ReneSola presently has a consensus price target of $14.75, suggesting a potential upside of 60.15%. Applied Optoelectronics has a consensus price target of $12.70, suggesting a potential upside of 60.96%. Given Applied Optoelectronics' higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Applied Optoelectronics is more favorable than ReneSola.

Risk & Volatility

ReneSola has a beta of 2.62, meaning that its stock price is 162% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Applied Optoelectronics has a beta of 1.82, meaning that its stock price is 82% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares ReneSola and Applied Optoelectronics' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
ReneSola-12.12%6.09%2.85%
Applied Optoelectronics-34.83%-11.67%-6.48%

Summary

ReneSola beats Applied Optoelectronics on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Maxeon Solar Technologies (NASDAQ:MAXN) and Applied Optoelectronics (NASDAQ:AAOI) are both small-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, valuation, risk, earnings, dividends, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Profitability

This table compares Maxeon Solar Technologies and Applied Optoelectronics' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Maxeon Solar TechnologiesN/AN/AN/A
Applied Optoelectronics-34.83%-11.67%-6.48%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Maxeon Solar Technologies and Applied Optoelectronics, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Maxeon Solar Technologies11102.00
Applied Optoelectronics15102.00

Maxeon Solar Technologies presently has a consensus price target of $28.6667, indicating a potential upside of 58.64%. Applied Optoelectronics has a consensus price target of $12.70, indicating a potential upside of 60.96%. Given Applied Optoelectronics' higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Applied Optoelectronics is more favorable than Maxeon Solar Technologies.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Maxeon Solar Technologies and Applied Optoelectronics' top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Maxeon Solar TechnologiesN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Applied Optoelectronics$190.87 million1.10$-66,050,000.00($1.45)-5.44

Maxeon Solar Technologies has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Applied Optoelectronics.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

34.6% of Maxeon Solar Technologies shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 47.5% of Applied Optoelectronics shares are held by institutional investors. 7.2% of Applied Optoelectronics shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Applied Optoelectronics beats Maxeon Solar Technologies on 4 of the 7 factors compared between the two stocks.

Applied Optoelectronics (NASDAQ:AAOI) and Ebang International (NASDAQ:EBON) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, valuation, earnings, institutional ownership and dividends.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

47.5% of Applied Optoelectronics shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.4% of Ebang International shares are held by institutional investors. 7.2% of Applied Optoelectronics shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Applied Optoelectronics and Ebang International, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Applied Optoelectronics15102.00
Ebang International0000N/A

Applied Optoelectronics presently has a consensus price target of $12.70, suggesting a potential upside of 60.96%. Given Applied Optoelectronics' higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Applied Optoelectronics is more favorable than Ebang International.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Applied Optoelectronics and Ebang International's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Applied Optoelectronics$190.87 million1.10$-66,050,000.00($1.45)-5.44
Ebang International$109.06 million5.53$-42,400,000.00N/AN/A

Ebang International has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Applied Optoelectronics.

Profitability

This table compares Applied Optoelectronics and Ebang International's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Applied Optoelectronics-34.83%-11.67%-6.48%
Ebang InternationalN/AN/AN/A


Applied Optoelectronics Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Alpha and Omega Semiconductor logo
AOSL
Alpha and Omega Semiconductor
1.4$32.10+1.3%$827.25 million$464.91 million535.00News Coverage
Photronics logo
PLAB
Photronics
1.7$12.71+0.2%$805.62 million$609.69 million23.98News Coverage
Kopin logo
KOPN
Kopin
0.7$8.24+0.7%$752.19 million$29.52 million-54.93Decrease in Short Interest
ReneSola logo
SOL
ReneSola
1.6$9.21+1.1%$640.85 million$119.12 million-41.86
Maxeon Solar Technologies logo
MAXN
Maxeon Solar Technologies
1.2$18.07+6.9%$616.75 millionN/A0.00Analyst Report
High Trading Volume
Unusual Options Activity
News Coverage
EBON
Ebang International
1.0$4.82+12.4%$603.51 million$109.06 million0.00Increase in Short Interest
News Coverage
Gap Down
NeoPhotonics logo
NPTN
NeoPhotonics
1.4$11.29+2.5%$573.33 million$356.80 million66.42Insider Selling
News Coverage
Gap Down
Atomera logo
ATOM
Atomera
0.4$20.42+5.5%$471.15 million$530,000.00-25.52News Coverage
AXT logo
AXTI
AXT
1.7$10.94+3.1%$461.30 million$83.26 million-364.38News Coverage
Gap Down
DSP Group logo
DSPG
DSP Group
1.7$14.25+0.2%$345.22 million$117.61 million-59.38Increase in Short Interest
News Coverage
NVE logo
NVEC
NVE
1.2$71.25+0.6%$344.35 million$25.41 million29.44
VIA optronics logo
VIAO
VIA optronics
0.7$13.83+2.1%$293.89 million$153.70 million0.00High Trading Volume
Increase in Short Interest
News Coverage
Gap Up
Beam Global logo
BEEM
Beam Global
1.2$33.34+2.8%$222.98 million$5.11 million-42.20Gap Down
EMCORE logo
EMKR
EMCORE
1.2$5.93+1.7%$218.45 million$110.13 million-23.72News Coverage
Gap Down
Resonant logo
RESN
Resonant
1.4$3.62+1.7%$217.63 million$740,000.00-5.40Gap Down
Sequans Communications logo
SQNS
Sequans Communications
1.5$5.85+2.4%$207.35 million$30.86 million-3.25Analyst Downgrade
O2Micro International logo
OIIM
O2Micro International
1.4$7.28+2.1%$198.29 million$60.93 million60.67
Pixelworks logo
PXLW
Pixelworks
1.2$3.18+2.5%$166.03 million$68.75 million-5.05Analyst Upgrade
News Coverage
GSI Technology logo
GSIT
GSI Technology
0.5$6.60+1.1%$157.07 million$43.34 million-7.86
SPI Energy logo
SPI
SPI Energy
0.5$6.22+2.7%$138.96 million$97.88 million0.00Increase in Short Interest
News Coverage
Gap Down
Everspin Technologies logo
MRAM
Everspin Technologies
1.2$5.21+0.2%$100.13 million$37.50 million-9.47
QuickLogic logo
QUIK
QuickLogic
1.4$6.57+2.6%$74.04 million$10.31 million-5.09Decrease in Short Interest
News Coverage
Gap Up
LightPath Technologies logo
LPTH
LightPath Technologies
1.7$2.71+5.2%$70.83 million$34.97 million33.88Decrease in Short Interest
News Coverage
Gap Down
Enveric Biosciences logo
ENVB
Enveric Biosciences
0.1$2.38+0.4%$46.29 million$39.92 million0.00Increase in Short Interest
Gap Up
Summit Wireless Technologies logo
WISA
Summit Wireless Technologies
1.1$2.77+0.0%$30.84 million$1.67 million-0.29News Coverage
Rubicon Technology logo
RBCN
Rubicon Technology
0.5$10.86+1.8%$26.30 million$3.53 million-45.25Gap Up
SuperCom logo
SPCB
SuperCom
0.6$1.36+1.5%$25.54 million$16.48 million0.00Gap Up
MoSys logo
MOSY
MoSys
0.5$3.66+1.6%$22.45 million$10.09 million-2.54Increase in Short Interest
News Coverage
SemiLEDs logo
LEDS
SemiLEDs
0.6$3.20+5.0%$12.99 million$6.07 million-12.80
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