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NASDAQ:AXTIAXT Stock Price, Forecast & News

+0.11 (+2.11 %)
(As of 06/2/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $5.32
50-Day Range
MA: $4.88
52-Week Range
Now: $5.32
Volume175,504 shs
Average Volume325,348 shs
Market Capitalization$217.30 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.3Community Rank: 2.6Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.56 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

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



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$83.26 million
Cash Flow$0.07 per share
Book Value$4.70 per share


Net Income$-2,600,000.00


Market Cap$217.30 million
Next Earnings Date7/22/2020 (Estimated)

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AXT (NASDAQ:AXTI) Frequently Asked Questions

How has AXT's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

AXT's stock was trading at $2.90 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, AXTI stock has increased by 83.4% and is now trading at $5.32. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of AXT?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for AXT in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for AXT.

When is AXT's next earnings date?

AXT is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, July 22nd 2020. View our earnings forecast for AXT.

How were AXT's earnings last quarter?

AXT Inc (NASDAQ:AXTI) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, April, 22nd. The semiconductor company reported ($0.01) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.05) by $0.04. The semiconductor company had revenue of $20.72 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $19.44 million. AXT had a negative return on equity of 0.88% and a negative net margin of 2.00%. View AXT's earnings history.

What price target have analysts set for AXTI?

3 analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for AXT's stock. Their forecasts range from $5.90 to $6.00. On average, they expect AXT's share price to reach $5.95 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 11.8% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for AXT.

Has AXT been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about AXTI stock have been trending very negative on Wednesday, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news 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 daily sentiment score of -3.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage 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. View the latest news aboutAXT.

Are investors shorting AXT?

AXT saw a decline in short interest in May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 682,500 shares, a decline of 5.7% from the April 30th total of 723,500 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 356,200 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.9 days. Approximately 1.8% of the company's stock are short sold. View AXT's Current Options Chain.

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 NVIDIA (NVDA), Micron Technology (MU), Alibaba Group (BABA), Editas Medicine (EDIT), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Bank of America (BAC), Square (SQ), Canopy Growth (CGC) and General Electric (GE).

Who are AXT's key executives?

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

What is AXT's stock symbol?

AXT trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "AXTI."

Who are AXT's major shareholders?

AXT's stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (6.88%), Systematic Financial Management LP (2.77%), Needham Investment Management LLC (2.63%), Foundry Partners LLC (1.86%), Portolan Capital Management LLC (1.71%) and State Street Corp (1.61%). 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 Morgan Stanley, Deutsche Bank AG, Two Sigma Investments LP, Foundry Partners LLC, UBS Group AG, Systematic Financial Management LP, State Street Corp, and First Trust Advisors LP. View insider buying and selling activity for AXT.

Which major investors are buying AXT stock?

AXTI stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Needham Investment Management LLC, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Portolan Capital Management LLC, Millrace Asset Group Inc., White Pine Capital LLC, Advisor Group Holdings Inc., Ingalls & Snyder LLC, and BlackRock Inc.. View insider buying and selling activity 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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is AXT's stock price today?

One share of AXTI stock can currently be purchased for approximately $5.32.

How big of a company is AXT?

AXT has a market capitalization of $217.30 million and generates $83.26 million in revenue each year. The semiconductor company earns $-2,600,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.07) 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 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]

This page was last updated on 6/3/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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