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

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$4.41 +0.10 (+2.32 %)
(As of 06/21/2018 02:17 AM ET)
Previous Close$4.31
Today's Range$4.37 - $4.45
52-Week Range$3.72 - $5.35
Volume686,711 shs
Average Volume1.05 million shs
Market Capitalization$4.20 billion
P/E Ratio3.90
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.86
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

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 Ratio3.90
Forward P/E Ratio49.00
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$11.51 billion
Price / Sales0.37
Cash Flow$2.3838 per share
Price / Cash1.85
Book Value$7.28 per share
Price / Book0.61

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

Employees57,579
Outstanding Shares962,420,000

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 were AU Optronics' earnings last quarter?

AU Optronics (NYSE:AUO) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April, 26th. The semiconductor company reported $0.15 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.04 by $0.11. The semiconductor company earned $2.56 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.48 billion. AU Optronics had a net margin of 8.28% and a return on equity of 12.28%. View AU Optronics' Earnings History.

When is AU Optronics' next earnings date?

AU Optronics is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, July, 25th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for AU Optronics.

Are investors shorting AU Optronics?

AU Optronics saw a decline in short interest during the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totalling 33,244,832 shares, a decline of 9.6% from the April 30th total of 36,782,329 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,366,052 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 24.3 days. View AU Optronics' Current Options Chain.

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)
  • Amy Ku, Chief Sustainability Officer
  • Mr. Hong-Jye Hong, VP and R&D Officer

Has AU Optronics been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about AUO stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. AU Optronics earned a news sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern's scale. They also assigned headlines about the semiconductor company an impact score of 46.91 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future.

Who are AU Optronics' major shareholders?

AU Optronics' stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.60%), Aperio Group LLC (0.36%), Northern Trust Corp (0.20%), Millennium Management LLC (0.18%), Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. (0.11%) and Wells Fargo & Company MN (0.07%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for AU Optronics.

Which major investors are selling AU Optronics stock?

AUO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Millennium Management LLC and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. View Insider Buying and Selling for AU Optronics.

Which major investors are buying AU Optronics stock?

AUO stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Aperio Group LLC, Northern Trust Corp, Jane Street Group LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Banco de Sabadell S.A, Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc., BlackRock Inc. and Guggenheim Capital LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for AU Optronics.

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 $4.41.

How big of a company is AU Optronics?

AU Optronics has a market capitalization of $4.20 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 57,579 workers across the globe.

How can I contact AU Optronics?

AU Optronics' mailing address is 1 Li-Hsin Road 2Hsinchu 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 (AUO)

Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  237 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  304 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  541
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about AU Optronics and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe AUO will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe AUO will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 6/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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