NYSE:AUO - AU Optronics Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$4.11 -0.03 (-0.72 %)
(As of 07/20/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$4.11
Today's Range$4.10 - $4.18
52-Week Range$3.72 - $5.35
Volume699,509 shs
Average Volume894,919 shs
Market Capitalization$3.98 billion
P/E Ratio3.64
Dividend Yield8.93%
Beta0.76
AU Optronics logoAU 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
SymbolNYSE:AUO
CUSIPN/A
Phone886-3500-8800

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.41
Current Ratio1.63
Quick Ratio1.40

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio3.64
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$11.51 billion
Price / Sales0.34
Cash Flow$2.3352 per share
Price / Cash1.76
Book Value$7.28 per share
Price / Book0.56

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.13
Net Income$1.40 billion
Net Margins8.28%
Return on Equity12.28%
Return on Assets6.20%

Miscellaneous

Employees57,205
Outstanding Shares962,420,000
Market Cap$3,984.44

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. Shareholders of record on Friday, July 13th will be given a dividend of $0.37 per share on Friday, July 13th. This represents a 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) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April, 26th. The semiconductor company reported $0.15 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.04 by $0.11. The semiconductor company had revenue of $2.56 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.48 billion. AU Optronics had a return on equity of 12.28% and a net margin of 8.28%. View AU Optronics' Earnings History.

When is AU Optronics' next earnings date?

AU Optronics is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July, 26th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for AU Optronics.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for AU Optronics?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for AU Optronics in the last year. There are currently 3 sell ratings and 2 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Sell."

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. Hong-Shiung Chen, VP of Corp. Devel. Office (Age 49)
  • Amy Ku, Chief Sustainability Officer

Has AU Optronics been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about AUO stock have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. AU Optronics earned a news sentiment score of 0.04 on Accern's scale. They also gave media headlines about the semiconductor company an impact score of 47.00 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future.

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 $4.11.

How big of a company is AU Optronics?

AU Optronics has a market capitalization of $3.98 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.

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:  253 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  327 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  580
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This page was last updated on 7/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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