NASDAQ:AXTI - AXT Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$4.81 +0.15 (+3.22 %)
(As of 04/24/2019 03:55 PM ET)
Previous Close$4.66
Today's Range$4.68 - $4.85
52-Week Range$3.70 - $9.38
Volume7,848 shs
Average Volume291,515 shs
Market Capitalization$192.38 million
P/E Ratio20.13
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.19
AXT, Inc. researches, develops, and produces compound and single element semiconductor substrates. It produces 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, radio frequency amplifier and switching, infrared light-emitting diode (LEDs) motion control, and infrared thermal imaging. It also provides semi-insulating gallium arsenide (GaAs) substrates for applications in power amplifiers, direct broadcast television, transistors, satellite communications, and solar cells; and semi-conducting GaAs substrates that are used in 3-D sensing, data center communication, high brightness LEDs, lasers, near-infrared sensors, printer head lasers and LEDs, optical couplers, solar cells, and night vision goggles, as well as laser machining, cutting, and drilling. In addition, the company offers germanium (Ge) substrates for use in satellite solar cells, optical sensors and detectors, terrestrial concentrated photo voltaic cells, multi-junction solar cells for satellites, and infrared detectors. Further, it provides materials, including raw gallium, gallium alloys, InP poly-crystal, high purity gallium, arsenic, Ge, Ge dioxide, pyrolytic boron nitride crucibles, and boron oxide. AXT, Inc. sells its products through direct salesforce 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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Semiconductors & related devices
Sub-IndustrySemiconductor Equipment
SectorComputer and Technology
Current SymbolNASDAQ:AXTI
CUSIP00246W10
Phone510-438-4700

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$102.40 million
Cash Flow$0.3761 per share
Book Value$4.83 per share

Profitability

Net Income$9.65 million

Miscellaneous

Employees1,080
Market Cap$192.38 million
Next Earnings Date4/24/2019 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable

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) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, February, 20th. The semiconductor company reported ($0.03) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.02 by $0.05. The semiconductor company earned $22.20 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $22.21 million. AXT had a return on equity of 5.06% and a net margin of 9.43%. The company's quarterly revenue was down 15.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.08 earnings per share. View AXT's Earnings History.

When is AXT's next earnings date?

AXT is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, April 24th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for AXT.

How can I listen to AXT's earnings call?

AXT will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, April 24th at 4:30 PM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 8448926598.

What price target have analysts set for AXTI?

2 brokerages have issued 12-month target prices for AXT's stock. Their predictions range from $6.25 to $6.25. On average, they anticipate AXT's stock price to reach $6.25 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 29.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for AXT.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for AXT?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for AXT in the last year. There are currently 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for AXT.

Has AXT been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about AXTI stock has trended somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. AXT earned a media sentiment score of 0.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the semiconductor company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days.

Who are some of AXT's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of AXT own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other AXT investors own include Micron Technology (MU), NVIDIA (NVDA), Alibaba Group (BABA), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Canopy Growth (CGC), Aurora Cannabis (ACBFF), Editas Medicine (EDIT), General Electric (GE), AT&T (T) and Bank of America (BAC).

Who are AXT's key executives?

AXT's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Dr. Morris S. Young, Co-Founder, CEO & Director (Age 74)
  • Mr. Gary L. Fischer, CFO & Corp. Sec. (Age 67)
  • Mr. Robert G. Ochrym, VP of Bus. Devel., Strategic Sales & Marketing (Age 67)

Who are AXT's major shareholders?

AXT's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Foundry Partners LLC (1.64%) and Brinker Capital Inc. (0.11%). Company insiders that own AXT stock include David C Chang, Gary L Fischer, Leonard J Leblanc, Morris S Young and Robert G Ochrym. View Institutional Ownership Trends for AXT.

Which institutional investors are selling AXT stock?

AXTI stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Foundry Partners LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for AXT.

Which institutional investors are buying AXT stock?

AXTI stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Brinker Capital Inc.. 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 $4.81.

How big of a company is AXT?

AXT has a market capitalization of $192.38 million and generates $102.40 million in revenue each year. The semiconductor company earns $9.65 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.24 on an earnings per share basis. AXT employs 1,080 workers across the globe.

What is AXT's official website?

The official website for AXT is http://www.axt.com.

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:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  333 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  290 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  623
MarketBeat'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.
This page was last updated on 4/24/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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