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

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$4.22 -0.19 (-4.31 %)
(As of 06/21/2018 03:37 PM ET)
Previous Close$4.31
Today's Range$4.22 - $4.31
52-Week Range$3.72 - $5.35
Volume43,501 shs
Average Volume735,601 shs
Market Capitalization$4.15 billion
P/E Ratio3.74
Dividend YieldN/A
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
SectorComputer and Technology


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


Trailing P/E Ratio3.74
Forward P/E Ratio46.89
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$11.51 billion
Price / Sales0.35
Cash Flow$2.3060 per share
Price / Cash1.83
Book Value$7.28 per share
Price / Book0.58


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


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) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April, 26th. The semiconductor company reported $0.15 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.04 by $0.11. The semiconductor company had revenue of $2.56 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations 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 in 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 daily trading volume, of 1,366,052 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 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?

Press coverage about AUO stock has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. AU Optronics earned a daily sentiment score of 0.05 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news stories about the semiconductor company an impact score of 46.20 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

Who are AU Optronics' major shareholders?

AU Optronics' stock is owned by a number 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 bought 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 $4.23.

How big of a company is AU Optronics?

AU Optronics has a market capitalization of $4.15 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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