AU 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
- Symbol: NYSE:AUO
- CUSIP: N/A
- Web: www.auo.com
- Market Cap: $3.73 billion
- Outstanding Shares: 962,424,000
- 50 Day Moving Avg: $3.95
- 200 Day Moving Avg: $3.85
- 52 Week Range: $2.54 - $4.42
Sales & Book Value:
- Trailing P/E Ratio: 4.56
- Foreward P/E Ratio: 5.46
- P/E Growth: 0.05
- Annual Revenue: $11.5 billion
- Price / Sales: 0.32
- Book Value: $6.49 per share
- Price / Book: 0.60
- EBIDTA: $2.3 billion
- Net Margins: -2.81%
- Return on Equity: -4.70%
- Return on Assets: -2.18%
- Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.53%
- Current Ratio: 1.28%
- Quick Ratio: 1.05%
- Average Volume: 2.13 million shs.
- Beta: 0.62
- Short Ratio: 9.06
Frequently Asked Questions for AU Optronics Corp (NYSE:AUO)
What is AU Optronics Corp's stock symbol?
AU Optronics Corp trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "AUO."
How were AU Optronics Corp's earnings last quarter?
AU Optronics Corp (NYSE:AUO) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April, 27th. The company reported $0.32 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.81 by $0.49. The firm had revenue of $88.56 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $88.56 billion. AU Optronics Corp had a negative return on equity of 4.70% and a negative net margin of 2.81%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 24.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted ($0.57) earnings per share. View AU Optronics Corp's Earnings History.
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 shares. Their predictions range from $4.00 to $4.00. On average, they expect AU Optronics Corp's stock price to reach $4.00 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for AU Optronics Corp.
Are investors shorting AU Optronics Corp?
AU Optronics Corp saw a increase in short interest during the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totalling 38,321,865 shares, an increase of 31.1% from the April 28th total of 29,234,300 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 3,773,566 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 10.2 days.
Who are some of AU Optronics Corp's key competitors?
Some companies that are related to AU Optronics Corp include ON Semiconductor Corp (ON), Cavium (CAVM), Cypress Semiconductor (CY), MACOM Technology Solutions Holdings (MTSI), Integrated Device Technology (IDTI), Mellanox Technologies (MLNX), Vishay Intertechnology (VSH), Inphi (IPHI), FormFactor (FORM), NeoPhotonics Corp (NPTN), Kopin (KOPN), API Technologies Corp (ATNY), Atmel (ATML) and Intersil Corp (ISIL).
Who owns AU Optronics Corp stock?
AU Optronics Corp's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.00%), Vanguard Group Inc. (0.00%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.00%), Acadian Asset Management LLC (0.59%), Morgan Stanley (0.00%) and Karp Capital Management Corp (0.23%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for AU Optronics Corp.
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 Acadian Asset Management LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd, Wedbush Securities Inc. and First Trust Advisors LP. View Insider Buying and Selling for AU Optronics Corp.
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 Morgan Stanley, Karp Capital Management Corp, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Vanguard Group Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., NINE MASTS CAPITAL Ltd, UBS Group AG and Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for AU Optronics Corp.
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 $3.88.
Earnings History for AU Optronics Corp (NYSE:AUO)Earnings History by Quarter for AU Optronics Corp (NYSE:AUO)
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)
|Date||Quarter||Consensus Estimate||Actual EPS||Revenue Estimate||Actual Revenue||Release Link||Conference Call||Details|
|4/27/2017||Q1||$0.81||$0.32||$88.56 billion||$88.56 billion||View||N/A|
|2/14/2017||Q416||$0.24||$0.29||$2.84 billion||$91.85 billion||View||Listen|
|10/27/2016||Q316||$0.16||$0.16||$2.74 billion||$86.02 billion||View||Listen|
|7/27/2016||Q216||($0.04)||($0.02)||$77.62 billion||$80.09 billion||View||Listen|
|1/28/2016||Q415||($0.26)||($0.26)||$2.41 billion||$83.44 billion||View||Listen|
|10/27/2015||Q3 2015||$0.32||$0.11||$87.32 billion||$89.30 billion||View||N/A|
|7/28/2015||Q215||$0.20||$0.15||$3.09 billion||$2.99 billion||View||Listen|
|1/29/2015||Q4||$0.69||$0.20||$3.35 million||$105.45 billion||View||N/A|
|10/29/2014||Q314||$0.15||$0.25||$105.76 billion||$106.89 billion||View||N/A|
|7/30/2014||Q2||$0.10||$0.14||$101.59 billion||$102.04 billion||View||N/A|
|4/30/2014||Q1 2014||($0.06)||$0.01||$90.78 billion||$93.80 billion||View||N/A|
|1/27/2014||Q4||($0.05)||$0.10||$99.47 billion||$102.70 billion||View||N/A|
|10/30/2013||Q313||$0.05||$0.09||$3.67 billion||$3.62 billion||View||N/A|
|7/31/2013||Q213||$0.03||$0.14||$3.65 billion||$3.75 billion||View||N/A|
|4/30/2013||Q113||($0.41)||($0.12)||$3.15 billion||$3.16 billion||View||N/A|
|2/6/2013||Q412||($0.23)||($0.49)||$3.55 billion||$3.42 billion||View||N/A|
|10/25/2012||Q312||($0.45)||($1.84)||$3.45 billion||$3.51 billion||View||N/A|
Earnings Estimates for AU Optronics Corp (NYSE:AUO)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.06 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.71 EPS
Current Dividend Information for AU Optronics Corp (NYSE:AUO)
|Most Recent Dividend:||8/27/2015|
|Dividend Growth:||0.00% (3 Year Average)|
|Payout Ratio:||-23.33% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings) |
6.60% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
9.86% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend History by Quarter for AU Optronics Corp (NYSE:AUO)
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Announced||Period||Amount||Yield||Ex-Dividend Date||Record Date||Payable Date|
Insider Trading History for AU Optronics Corp (NYSE:AUO)
No insider trades for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com
Headline Trends for AU Optronics Corp (NYSE:AUO)
Latest Headlines for AU Optronics Corp (NYSE:AUO)
|AU Optronics Corp (AUO) Upgraded to "Buy" at Zacks Investment Research|
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 24 at 8:20 PM
|AU Optronics Corp (AUO) Rating Lowered to Hold at Zacks Investment Research|
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 23 at 7:28 PM
|AUO Unveils Ultra High Resolution, Slim and Narrow Border LTPS LCDs for Exciting Smart Mobile Life|
finance.yahoo.com - May 23 at 9:52 AM
|AU Optronics Corp. :AUO-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 23, 2017|
finance.yahoo.com - May 23 at 9:52 AM
|IIROC Trade Resumption - Aumento Capital VI Corporation|
finance.yahoo.com - May 19 at 8:41 PM
|IIROC Trading Resumption - AUO.P|
finance.yahoo.com - May 19 at 8:41 PM
|IIROC Trade Halt - Aumento Capital VI Corporation|
finance.yahoo.com - May 19 at 9:21 AM
|IIROC Trading Halt - AUO.P|
finance.yahoo.com - May 19 at 9:21 AM
|AU Optronics Corp (AUO) Earns Buy Rating from Analysts at CLSA|
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 19 at 9:00 AM
|AU Optronics Corp (AUO) Downgraded to "Hold" at Zacks Investment Research|
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 16 at 8:18 PM
|AU Optronics Corp (AUO) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts|
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 9 at 8:47 AM
|AU Optronics Corp (AUO) Earning Positive Press Coverage, Study Shows|
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 4 at 1:01 AM
|AU Optronics Corp (AUO) Given Media Impact Score of 0.29|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 30 at 12:27 PM
|AU Optronics Corp (AUO) Short Interest Update|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 30 at 7:02 AM
|AU Optronics Corp (AUO) Posts Quarterly Earnings Results|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 28 at 10:48 PM
|AU Optronics Corp (AUO) Releases Earnings Results, Misses Expectations By $0.49 EPS|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 28 at 10:18 PM
|AU Optronics Corp (AUO) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results, Misses Estimates By $0.49 EPS|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 28 at 9:44 PM
|AU Optronics posts 1Q profit|
finance.yahoo.com - April 27 at 4:09 PM
|AU Optronics Corp (AUO) Receiving Positive Media Coverage, Study Shows|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 27 at 9:30 AM
|AU Optronics Corp (AUO) Earning Very Favorable News Coverage, Analysis Finds|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 23 at 9:31 AM
|AU Optronics Corp (AUO) Getting Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Study Finds|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 20 at 3:28 PM
|AU Optronics Corp (AUO) Receives Coverage Optimism Score of 0.36|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 17 at 4:06 PM
|AU Optronics Corp (AUO) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Analysts|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 14 at 9:59 AM
|AU Optronics Corp (AUO) Getting Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Report Shows|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 13 at 5:52 PM
|ETFs with exposure to AU Optronics Corp. : April 7, 2017|
finance.yahoo.com - April 7 at 8:42 PM
|AU Optronics Corp. Files 2016 Annual Report on Form 20-F - PR Newswire (press release)|
www.prnewswire.com - March 31 at 3:50 PM
|AU Optronics Corp. Files 2016 Annual Report on Form 20-F|
finance.yahoo.com - March 30 at 4:07 PM
|AU Optronics Corp (AUO) & Chicago Bridge and Iron Company (CBI): Bull and Bear of the Day|
www.msn.com - March 16 at 5:14 PM
|AU Optronics, Chicago Bridge & Iron, Amazon, United Parcel Service and FedEx highlighted as Zacks Bull and Bear of the Day|
finance.yahoo.com - March 16 at 5:14 PM
|AU Optronics downgraded by Bernstein|
us.rd.yahoo.com - March 3 at 8:58 PM
|Top Ranked Momentum Stocks to Buy for February 27th|
finance.yahoo.com - February 27 at 3:16 PM
|Is AU Optronics (AUO) a Great Growth Stock? - Nasdaq|
www.nasdaq.com - February 18 at 3:39 PM
|Is AU Optronics (AUO) a Great Growth Stock?|
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 17 at 6:25 PM
|AU Optronics (AUO) Sees Hammer Chart Pattern: Time to Buy?|
finance.yahoo.com - February 16 at 8:48 PM
|Pre-Market Most Active for Feb 15, 2017 : FIG, GRPN, NOK, AA, SIRI ... - Nasdaq|
www.nasdaq.com - February 16 at 3:48 PM
|Should AU Optronics (AUO) Be On Your Radar Now?|
www.zacks.com - February 16 at 8:37 AM
|AU Optronics Posts Q4 Attributable Profit Of NT$8.97 Bln - Quick Facts|
www.nasdaq.com - February 14 at 4:27 PM
|AU Optronics Corp. 2016 Q4 - Results - Earnings Call Slides|
seekingalpha.com - February 14 at 4:27 PM
|4:07 am AU Optronics beats by NT$0.28, beats on revs|
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 14 at 4:26 PM
|AU Optronics downgraded by JP Morgan|
finance.yahoo.com - February 13 at 9:15 PM
|JPMorgan Turns Sour On LCD Display|
blogs.barrons.com - February 13 at 1:46 AM
|Semiconductor Stocks Under Scanner -- Vishay Intertechnology ... - PR Newswire (press release)|
www.prnewswire.com - January 31 at 3:55 PM
AU Optronics Corp (AUO) Chart for Thursday, May, 25, 2017