NASDAQ:AXTI - AXT Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $4.51 +0.12 (+2.73 %) (As of 03/18/2019 09:27 AM ET)Previous Close$4.39Today's Range$4.32 - $4.5652-Week Range$3.70 - $9.38Volume319,353 shsAverage Volume298,338 shsMarket Capitalization$180.33 millionP/E Ratio18.79Dividend YieldN/ABeta1.19 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media 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 N/A Sub-IndustrySemiconductor Equipment SectorComputer and Technology Current SymbolNASDAQ:AXTI Previous Symbol CUSIP00246W10 CIK1051627 Webwww.axt.com Phone510-438-4700Debt Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A Current Ratio4.48 Quick Ratio2.91Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio18.79 Forward P/E Ratio64.43 P/E Growth4.27 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$102.40 million Price / Sales1.76 Cash Flow$0.3740 per share Price / Cash Flow12.06 Book Value$4.75 per share Price / Book0.95Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.24 Net Income$9.65 million Net Margins9.43% Return on Equity5.06% Return on Assets4.39%Miscellaneous EmployeesN/A Outstanding Shares39,984,000Market Cap$180.33 million Next Earnings Date4/24/2019 (Estimated) 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) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February, 20th. The semiconductor company reported ($0.03) earnings per share 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 firm's revenue was down 15.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.08 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, April 24th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for AXT. What price target have analysts set for AXTI? 3 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for AXT's shares. Their forecasts range from $6.25 to $6.25. On average, they anticipate AXT's share price to reach $6.25 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 38.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for AXT. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for AXT? 3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for AXT in the last year. There are currently 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for AXT. Has AXT been receiving favorable news coverage? Media headlines about AXTI stock have trended somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. AXT earned a news sentiment score of 1.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the semiconductor company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future. Who are some of AXT's key competitors? Some companies that are related to AXT include Sapiens International (SPNS), Cass Information Systems (CASS), ADTRAN (ADTN), Rudolph Technologies (RTEC), IQE (IQE), Viomi Technology (VIOT), Partner Communications (PTNR), Nova Measuring Instruments (NVMI), Unisys (UIS), Tuniu (TOUR), Axcelis Technologies (ACLS), QuinStreet (QNST), QAD (QADB), Kainos Group (KNOS) and RIB Software (RIB). 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), Editas Medicine (EDIT), Cronos Group (CRON), Aurora Cannabis (ACBFF), General Electric (GE), Cara Therapeutics (CARA) and Canopy Growth (CGC). 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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.41%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.41%), BlackRock Inc. (6.95%), Royce & Associates LP (5.42%), Raging Capital Management LLC (1.14%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.07%). 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 major investors are selling AXT stock? AXTI stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including New York State Common Retirement Fund, KBC Group NV, Essex Investment Management Co. LLC, Brinker Capital Inc., Northern Trust Corp, PNC Financial Services Group Inc., Two Sigma Advisers LP and Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for AXT. Which major investors are buying AXT stock? AXTI stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Raging Capital Management LLC, Royce & Associates LP, Barclays PLC, Ancora Advisors LLC, BlackRock Inc., Two Sigma Investments LP, Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan and Delta Investment Management 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 $4.51. How big of a company is AXT? AXT has a market capitalization of $180.33 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. 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 330 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 287 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 617MarketBeat'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 3/18/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What are retained earnings?