NASDAQ:AXTI - AXT Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $3.92 -0.08 (-2.00 %) (As of 01/16/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$4.00Today's Range$3.90 - $4.0252-Week Range$3.70 - $9.45Volume258,713 shsAverage Volume375,782 shsMarket Capitalization$154.20 millionP/E Ratio15.08Dividend YieldN/ABeta1.31 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 Semiconductors & related devices Sub-IndustrySemiconductor Equipment SectorComputer and Technology Current SymbolNASDAQ:AXTI Previous Symbol CUSIP00246W10 Webwww.axt.com Phone510-438-4700Debt Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A Current Ratio5.22 Quick Ratio2.91Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio15.08 Forward P/E Ratio11.53 P/E Growth0.6 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$98.67 million Price / Sales1.57 Cash Flow$0.3810 per share Price / Cash Flow10.29 Book Value$4.75 per share Price / Book0.83Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.26 Net Income$10.14 million Net Margins13.00% Return on Equity7.32% Return on Assets6.38%Miscellaneous Employees694 Outstanding Shares39,540,000Market Cap$154.20 million 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) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October, 31st. The semiconductor company reported $0.10 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting the consensus estimate of $0.10. The semiconductor company had revenue of $28.63 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $28.14 million. AXT had a net margin of 13.00% and a return on equity of 7.32%. AXT's quarterly revenue was up 1.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.11 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, February 20th 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, February 20th 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? 3 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for AXT's stock. Their forecasts range from $6.25 to $6.25. On average, they anticipate AXT's stock price to reach $6.25 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 59.4% 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? Press coverage about AXTI stock has trended positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. AXT earned a news sentiment score of 2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the semiconductor company a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future. Who are some of AXT's key competitors? Some companies that are related to AXT include ChipMOS Technologies (IMOS), Quantenna Communications (QTNA), Smart Global (SGH), CEVA (CEVA), NVE (NVEC), Ichor (ICHR), Ultra Clean (UCTT), JinkoSolar (JKS), NeoPhotonics (NPTN), Applied Optoelectronics (AAOI), Aquantia (AQ), Daqo New Energy (DQ), DSP Group (DSPG), Alpha and Omega Semiconductor (AOSL) and Magnachip Semiconductor (MX). 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 & Marketing (Age 66)Mr. Liming Zhu, VP of Sales - the Asia Region 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 $3.92. How big of a company is AXT? AXT has a market capitalization of $154.20 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. 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: 323 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 275 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 598MarketBeat'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 1/16/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Why does a company issue an IPO?