AU Optronics Corp Company Profile (NYSE:AUO)

About AU Optronics Corp

AU Optronics Corp logoAU Optronics Corp. is a thin-film-transistor liquid-crystal display (TFT-LCD) panel provider. The Company operates in two business segments: display business and solar business. Through Display business segment, the Company designs, develops, manufactures, assembles and markets flat panel displays and most of its products are TFT-LCD panels. Its panels are primarily used in televisions, monitors, mobile personal computers (PCs), mobile devices and commercial and other applications (such as displays for automobiles, industrial PCs, automated teller machines, point of sale terminals and pachinko machines). Through Solar business segment, the Company is capable of manufacturing upstream and midstream products, such as ingots, solar wafers and solar cells. Through the Company's subsidiaries AUO Crystal Corp. and M.Setek Co., Ltd. (M.Setek), it mainly focuses on research, production and sales of solar materials, such as ingots and solar wafers.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Computer and Technology
  • Industry: Semiconductor - Broad Line
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: AUO
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $3.77
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $3.98
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $3.84
  • 52-Week Range: $962,400,000.00 - $2.47
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 14.46
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 4.53
  • P/E Growth: 0.05
  • Market Cap: $3.62B
  • Outstanding Shares: 962,400,000
  • Beta: 0.62
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: -2.81%
  • Return on Equity: -4.70%
  • Return on Assets: -2.18%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.53%
  • Current Ratio: 1.28%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.05%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for AU Optronics Corp (NYSE:AUO) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 4 Hold Ratings, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.25)
Consensus Price Target: $3.25 (13.56% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for AU Optronics Corp (NYSE:AUO)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/13/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoDowngradeNeutral -> UnderweightView Rating Details
11/8/2016Drexel HamiltonReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
10/28/2016NomuraDowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details
9/9/2016Sanford C. BernsteinDowngradeOutperform -> Market Perform$3.81 -> $4.00View Rating Details
7/28/2016Jefferies Group LLCDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
7/19/2016Bank of America CorporationUpgradeNeutral -> BuyView Rating Details
6/29/2016Credit Suisse GroupUpgradeNeutral -> OutperformView Rating Details
4/7/2016Citigroup Inc.UpgradeSell -> BuyView Rating Details
8/10/2015Cantor FitzgeraldReiterated RatingHold$4.00View Rating Details
7/30/2015KGI SecuritiesDowngradeOutperform -> NeutralView Rating Details
7/29/2015Benchmark Co.Lower Price TargetHold$4.75 -> $4.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/19/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for AU Optronics Corp (NYSE:AUO)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
4/28/2016Q116($0.11)$0.18$2.23 billion$71.14 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/1/2016Q415($0.01)($0.26)$2.41 billion$83.44 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/28/2015$0.32$0.36$87.32 billion$89.30 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/28/2015Q215$0.20$0.15$3.09 billion$2.99 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/28/2015Q1$0.49$0.54$94.99 billion$95.30 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/12/2015$0.17$0.20ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/29/2015Q4$0.69$0.62$3.35 million$105.45 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/29/2014Q314$0.43$0.76$105.76 billion$106.89 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/30/2014Q2$0.24$0.42$101.59 billion$102.04 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/30/2014($0.22)$0.03$90.78 billion$93.80 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/27/2014Q4($0.05)$0.10$99.47 billion$102.70 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/30/2013Q313$0.05$0.09$3.67 billion$3.62 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2013Q213$0.03$0.14$3.65 billion$3.75 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/30/2013Q113($0.41)($0.12)$3.15 billion$3.16 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/6/2013Q412($0.23)($0.49)$3.55 billion$3.42 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/25/2012Q312($0.45)($1.84)$3.45 billion$3.51 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/25/2012($0.89)($1.39)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2012($1.75)($1.54)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/8/2012($1.67)($2.34)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/25/2011($1.17)($1.79)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/27/2011($0.68)($0.42)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/27/2011($0.22)($0.54)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/27/2011($0.11)($0.45)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for AU Optronics Corp (NYSE:AUO)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.83 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.83 EPS

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for AU Optronics Corp (NYSE:AUO)
Annual Dividend:$0.07
Dividend Yield:1.86%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:-23.33% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
8.43% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
8.43% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for AU Optronics Corp (NYSE:AUO)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
7/1/2015special$0.160.07%7/8/20157/10/20158/27/2015
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for AU Optronics Corp (NYSE:AUO)
No insider trades for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Headlines

Latest Headlines for AU Optronics Corp (NYSE:AUO)
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www.nasdaq.com - February 18 at 3:39 PM
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us.rd.yahoo.com - February 17 at 6:25 PM
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www.capitalcube.com - February 17 at 6:25 PM
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bvnewsjournal.com - February 15 at 2:30 AM
News IconAUO posts profit in 2016 for 4th consecutive year (NYSE:AUO)
focustaiwan.tw - February 14 at 4:27 PM
nasdaq.com logoAU Optronics Posts Q4 Attributable Profit Of NT$8.97 Bln - Quick Facts (NYSE:AUO)
www.nasdaq.com - February 14 at 4:27 PM
News IconAU Optronics Reports NT$7.82 Billion Net Profit Attributable to Owners of the Company for 2016 Four Consecutive Years of Profitability (NYSE:AUO)
www.pressreleasepoint.com - February 14 at 4:27 PM
News IconAU Optronics Reports NT$7.82 Billion Net Profit Attributable to Owners of the Company for 2016 Four Consecutive Years of Profitability (NYSE:AUO)
www.pressreleasepoint.com - February 14 at 4:27 PM
seekingalpha.com logoAU Optronics Corp. 2016 Q4 - Results - Earnings Call Slides (NYSE:AUO)
seekingalpha.com - February 14 at 4:27 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logo4:07 am AU Optronics beats by NT$0.28, beats on revs (NYSE:AUO)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 14 at 4:26 PM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoAU Optronics posts 4Q profit (NYSE:AUO)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - February 14 at 4:26 PM
4-traders.com logoAU Optronics : Reports NT$7.82 Billion Net Profit Attributable to Owners of the Company for 2016 – Four Consecutive Years of Profitability (NYSE:AUO)
www.4-traders.com - February 14 at 2:23 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAU Optronics downgraded by JP Morgan (NYSE:AUO)
finance.yahoo.com - February 13 at 9:15 PM
blogs.barrons.com logoJPMorgan Turns Sour On LCD Display (NYSE:AUO)
blogs.barrons.com - February 13 at 1:46 AM
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rivesjournal.com - February 11 at 3:43 PM
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www.themarshalltown.com - February 9 at 8:52 PM
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semiconductors.einnews.com - February 9 at 3:52 PM
News IconAU Optronics Corp. Reports January 2017 Consolidated Revenue (NYSE:AUO)
www.pressreleasepoint.com - February 8 at 8:38 PM
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www.4-traders.com - February 8 at 2:43 AM
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www.prnewswire.com - January 31 at 3:55 PM
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wsbeacon.com - January 15 at 1:43 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo5:22 am AU Optronics reports Dec sales increased 21% YoY to NT$31.16 bln (+3% sequentially) (NYSE:AUO)
finance.yahoo.com - January 6 at 3:50 PM

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What is AU Optronics Corp's stock symbol?

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

Where is AU Optronics Corp's stock going? Where will AU Optronics Corp's stock price be in 2017?

8 brokerages have issued twelve-month price objectives for AU Optronics Corp's stock. Their forecasts range from $2.50 to $4.00. On average, they anticipate AU Optronics Corp's share price to reach $3.25 in the next twelve months.

Who owns AU Optronics Corp stock?

AU Optronics Corp's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.73%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.69%), State Street Corp (0.09%), Two Sigma Investments LP (0.07%), NINE MASTS CAPITAL Ltd (0.06%) and Allianz Asset Management AG (0.03%).

Who sold AU Optronics Corp stock? Who is selling AU Optronics Corp stock?

AU Optronics Corp's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Two Sigma Investments LP, Guggenheim Capital LLC, Wetherby Asset Management Inc. and Envestnet Asset Management Inc..

Who bought AU Optronics Corp stock? Who is buying AU Optronics Corp stock?

AU Optronics Corp's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, NINE MASTS CAPITAL Ltd, Allianz Asset Management AG, State Street Corp, Russell Investments Group Ltd., A.R.T. Advisors LLC, Renaissance Group LLC and United Capital Financial Advisers LLC.

How do I buy AU Optronics Corp stock?

Shares of AU Optronics Corp can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of AU Optronics Corp stock cost?

One share of AU Optronics Corp stock can currently be purchased for approximately $3.76.

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Last Updated on 2/19/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff