NYSE:AUO - AU Optronics Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$4.01 -0.06 (-1.47 %)
(As of 11/21/2018 07:00 AM ET)
Previous Close$4.07
Today's Range$3.98 - $4.03
52-Week Range$3.67 - $5.35
Volume498,687 shs
Average Volume763,220 shs
Market Capitalization$3.92 billion
P/E Ratio3.55
Dividend Yield8.94%
Beta1.07
AU Optronics Corp. researches, develops, produces, and sells thin film transistor liquid crystal displays and other flat panel displays. The company operates through two segments, Display and Solar. The Display segment designs, develops, manufactures, assembles, and markets flat panel displays for use in televisions (TVs), TV sets, and other related products; desktop monitors; mobile PCs, such as notebooks and tablets; mobile phones; and commercial and other applications, including displays for automobiles, industrial PCs, automated teller machines, point of sale terminals, pachinko machines, medical equipment, and others. This segment serves original equipment manufacturing service providers; and brand companies. The Solar segment manufactures and sells solar materials, including ingots, solar wafers, and solar modules, as well as provides technical engineering and maintenance services for solar system projects. This segment sells its ingot and solar wafer products primarily to solar cell manufacturers; and solar modules to installers, solar system integrators, property developers, and other value-added resellers. The company also engages in the renewable energy power generation; repairing and sale support of TFT-LCD modules, as well as sale support of solar-related products; injecting and stamping parts; manufacture and sale of molds, light guide plates, liquid crystal products, backlight modules, and related parts, as well as precision plastic and metal parts; IP related business; design, development and sales of software and hardware for health care industry; manufacture, assembly, and sale of automotive parts; manufacture and sale of motorized treadmills; and planning, design, and development of construction for environmental protection and related project management. It operates in the People's Republic of China, Taiwan, Japan, Singapore, and internationally. AU Optronics Corp. was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Hsinchu, Taiwan.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Semiconductors & related devices
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorComputer and Technology
Current SymbolNYSE:AUO
Previous Symbol
CUSIPN/A
Phone886-3500-8800

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.29
Current Ratio1.18
Quick Ratio0.96

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio3.55
Forward P/E Ratio10.03
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$11.51 billion
Price / Sales0.34
Cash Flow$2.3179 per share
Price / Cash1.73
Book Value$7.41 per share
Price / Book0.54

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.13
Net Income$1.40 billion
Net Margins4.54%
Return on Equity6.48%
Return on Assets3.33%

Miscellaneous

Employees57,205
Outstanding Shares962,420,000
Market Cap$3.92 billion
OptionableOptionable

AU Optronics (NYSE:AUO) Frequently Asked Questions

What is AU Optronics' stock symbol?

AU Optronics trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "AUO."

How often does AU Optronics pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for AU Optronics?

AU Optronics declared an annual dividend on Thursday, June 28th. Investors of record on Friday, July 13th will be paid a dividend of $0.37 per share on Friday, July 13th. This represents a dividend yield of 9.23%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, July 12th. View AU Optronics' Dividend History.

How were AU Optronics' earnings last quarter?

AU Optronics Corp (NYSE:AUO) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October, 26th. The semiconductor company reported $0.92 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.29 by $0.63. The semiconductor company earned $87.40 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $85.19 billion. AU Optronics had a return on equity of 6.48% and a net margin of 4.54%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 1.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.51 earnings per share. View AU Optronics' Earnings History.

When is AU Optronics' next earnings date?

AU Optronics is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 6th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for AU Optronics.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for AU Optronics?

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

Has AU Optronics been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about AUO stock have trended somewhat negative this week, InfoTrie reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. AU Optronics earned a news impact score of -1.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the semiconductor company a news buzz of 3.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term.

Who are some of AU Optronics' key competitors?

Who are AU Optronics' key executives?

AU Optronics' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Shuang-Lang Peng, Chairman & CEO (Age 59)
  • Mr. Kuo-Hsin Tsai, Pres, COO & Director (Age 54)
  • Mr. Benjamin Tseng, Chief Financial Officer (Age 50)
  • Mr. Wei-Lung Liau, Chief Technology Officer (Age 47)
  • Julia Chao, Head of IR Department

Who are AU Optronics' major shareholders?

AU Optronics' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.56%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.27%), Acadian Asset Management LLC (0.51%), Aperio Group LLC (0.49%), Morgan Stanley (0.11%) and Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. (0.07%).

Which major investors are selling AU Optronics stock?

AUO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Schroder Investment Management Group, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Advisory Research Inc. and Wells Fargo & Company MN.

Which major investors are buying AU Optronics stock?

AUO stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, Aperio Group LLC, BlackRock Inc., Morgan Stanley, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, Citadel Advisors LLC, Sensato Investors LLC and O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC.

How do I buy shares of AU Optronics?

Shares of AUO 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 AU Optronics' stock price today?

One share of AUO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $4.01.

How big of a company is AU Optronics?

AU Optronics has a market capitalization of $3.92 billion and generates $11.51 billion in revenue each year. The semiconductor company earns $1.40 billion in net income (profit) each year or $1.13 on an earnings per share basis. AU Optronics employs 57,205 workers across the globe.

What is AU Optronics' official website?

The official website for AU Optronics is http://www.auo.com.

How can I contact AU Optronics?

AU Optronics' mailing address is 1 Li-Hsin Road 2 Hsinchu Science Park, Hsinchu F5, 30078. The semiconductor company can be reached via phone at 886-3500-8800 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for AU Optronics (NYSE AUO)

Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  308 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  393 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  701
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This page was last updated on 11/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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