NASDAQ:AXTI - AXT Stock Price, Price Target & More Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $8.25 +0.15 (+1.85 %) (As of 07/17/2018 02:07 AM ET)Previous Close$8.10Today's Range$8.15 - $8.4052-Week Range$5.80 - $10.75Volume659,700 shsAverage Volume435,779 shsMarket Capitalization$319.45 millionP/E Ratio31.73Dividend YieldN/ABeta1.15 Company ProfileFinancialsAnalyst RatingsEarnings HistoryInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial MediaChart Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email AXT, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, and distributes compound and single element semiconductor substrates. It manufactures semiconductor substrates using its proprietary vertical gradient freeze technology. The company offers indium phosphide (InP) for use in fiber optic lasers and detectors, passive optical networks, data center connectivity, silicon photonics, photonic integrated circuits, terrestrial solar cells, lasers, military wireless RF amplifiers, infrared motion control, and infrared thermal imaging products. It also provides semi-insulating gallium with arsenic (GaAs) substrates, which are used for application in power amplifiers for wireless devices, and transistors and solar cells for drones. In addition, the company offers semi-conducting GaAs substrates that are used in opto-electronic products, including high brightness light emitting diodes in backlight wireless handsets and liquid crystal display televisions, as well as for automotive panel, signage, display, and lighting applications; and 3-D sensing using vertical cavity surface emitting lasers. Further, it provides germanium (Ge) substrates for space and terrestrial photovoltaic applications, as well as optical applications. Additionally, the company, through its subsidiaries and joint ventures, manufactures and sells raw materials, such as gallium, gallium alloys, InP poly-crystal, arsenic, Ge, Ge dioxide, high purity arsenic, pyrolytic boron nitride crucibles, and boron oxide. It sells its products through direct sales force in the United States, China, and Europe, as well as through independent sales representatives and distributors in Japan, Taiwan, Korea, and internationally. The company was formerly known as American Xtal Technology, Inc. and changed its name to AXT, Inc. in July 2000. AXT, Inc. was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Fremont, California. Receive AXTI News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for AXTI and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Semiconductors & related devices Sub-IndustrySemiconductor Equipment SectorComputer and Technology SymbolNASDAQ:AXTI CUSIP00246W10 Webwww.axt.com Phone510-438-4700 Debt Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A Current Ratio6.29 Quick Ratio3.88 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio31.73 Forward P/E Ratio22.92 P/E Growth1.27 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$98.67 million Price / Sales3.30 Cash Flow$0.3861 per share Price / Cash21.37 Book Value$4.75 per share Price / Book1.74 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.26 Net Income$10.14 million Net Margins12.06% Return on Equity6.84% Return on Assets6.04% Miscellaneous Employees694 Outstanding Shares39,440,000Market Cap$319.45 AXT (NASDAQ:AXTI) Frequently Asked Questions What is AXT's stock symbol? AXT trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "AXTI." How were AXT's earnings last quarter? AXT Inc (NASDAQ:AXTI) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, April, 25th. The semiconductor company reported $0.07 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.06 by $0.01. The semiconductor company had revenue of $24.40 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $24.24 million. AXT had a net margin of 12.06% and a return on equity of 6.84%. AXT's revenue for the quarter was up 18.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.02 EPS. View AXT's Earnings History. When is AXT's next earnings date? AXT is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, July, 25th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for AXT. What price target have analysts set for AXTI? 4 brokerages have issued 1 year target prices for AXT's shares. Their forecasts range from $9.00 to $12.00. On average, they expect AXT's share price to reach $10.6667 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 29.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings for AXT. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for AXT? 4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for AXT in the last year. There are currently 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." What are Wall Street analysts saying about AXT stock? Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about AXT stock: 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "AXT, Inc., designs, develops, manufactures and distributes high-performance compound semiconductor substrates, as well as opto-electronic semiconductor devices such as high-brightness light emitting devices, and vertical cavity surface emitting lasers. " (5/1/2018) 2. B. Riley analysts commented, "We expect 3Q results to be in line with RILY/consensus and for the 4Q outlook to bracket our and consensus estimates. Although the company’s InP (Indium Phosphide) business was enjoying a tailwind entering 3Q, our checks continue to indicate that overall optical demand remains sluggish. Meanwhile, checks with management in September indicated that the company has yet to receive 3D Sensing (3DS) orders. Nevertheless, the company provided 3Q revenue outlook of +14% Q/Q based on orders for various applications, including automotive – it remains to be seen how sustainable these programs will be." (10/24/2017) Who are some of AXT's key competitors? Some companies that are related to AXT include Ambarella (AMBA), Nlight (LASR), MaxLinear (MXL), SunPower (SPWR), FormFactor (FORM), Applied Optoelectronics (AAOI), Xperi (XPER), Lattice Semiconductor (LSCC), Canadian Solar (CSIQ), CEVA (CEVA), Enphase Energy (ENPH), Smart Global (SGH), NVE (NVEC), Ultra Clean (UCTT) and ChipMOS Technologies (IMOS). Who are AXT's key executives? AXT's management team includes the folowing people: Dr. Morris S. Young, Co-Founder, CEO & Director (Age 73)Mr. Gary L. Fischer, CFO & Corp. Sec. (Age 66)Mr. Robert G. Ochrym, VP of Bus. Devel., Strategic Sales and Marketing (Age 66)Mr. Liming Zhu, VP of Sales - the Asia Region Has AXT been receiving favorable news coverage? News coverage about AXTI stock has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. AXT earned a media sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern's scale. They also gave news coverage about the semiconductor company an impact score of 46.14 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days. Who are AXT's major shareholders? AXT's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC (0.04%). Company insiders that own AXT stock include David C Chang, Gary L Fischer, Jesse Chen, Leonard J Leblanc, Morris S Young and Robert G Ochrym. View Institutional Ownership Trends for AXT. Which major investors are buying AXT stock? AXTI stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for AXT. How do I buy shares of AXT? Shares of AXTI 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 AXT's stock price today? One share of AXTI stock can currently be purchased for approximately $8.25. How big of a company is AXT? AXT has a market capitalization of $319.45 million and generates $98.67 million in revenue each year. The semiconductor company earns $10.14 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.26 on an earnings per share basis. AXT employs 694 workers across the globe. How can I contact AXT? AXT's mailing address is 4281 Technology Drive, FREMONT CA, 94538. The semiconductor company can be reached via phone at 510-438-4700 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for AXT (NASDAQ AXTI)Community Ranking: 2.8 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 286 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 218 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 504MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about AXT and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe AXTI will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe AXTI will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. 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