NYSE:AUO - AU Optronics Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$3.69 +0.01 (+0.27 %)
(As of 03/26/2019 01:14 PM ET)
Previous Close$3.68
Today's Range$3.69 - $3.72
52-Week Range$3.35 - $4.79
Volume4,700 shs
Average Volume775,606 shs
Market Capitalization$3.55 billion
P/E Ratio10.91
Dividend Yield9.88%
Beta0.72
AU 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
CUSIPN/A
Phone886-3500-8800

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$10.05 billion
Cash Flow$1.4760 per share
Book Value$7.38 per share

Profitability

Net Income$332 million

Miscellaneous

Employees57,205
Market Cap$3.55 billion
Next Earnings Date4/25/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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. Stockholders of record on Friday, July 13th will be paid a dividend of $0.37 per share on Friday, July 13th. This represents a dividend 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) released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, January, 29th. The semiconductor company reported $0.01 EPS for the quarter. The semiconductor company had revenue of $2.52 billion for the quarter. AU Optronics had a net margin of 3.33% and a return on equity of 4.64%. 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, April 25th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for AU Optronics.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for AU Optronics?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for AU Optronics in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating and 3 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for AU Optronics.

Has AU Optronics been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about AUO stock has trended somewhat negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. AU Optronics earned a news impact score of -1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the semiconductor company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future.

Who are some of AU Optronics' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of AU Optronics own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other AU Optronics investors own include Micron Technology (MU), NVIDIA (NVDA), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Blackstone Group (BX), Alibaba Group (BABA), 22nd Century Group (XXII), Energous (WATT), Opko Health (OPK), Paypal (PYPL) and SunPower (SPWR).

Who are AU Optronics' key executives?

AU Optronics' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Shuang-Lang Peng, Chairman & CEO (Age 60)
  • Mr. Kuo-Hsin Tsai, Pres, COO & Director (Age 55)
  • Mr. Benjamin Tseng, Chief Financial Officer (Age 51)
  • Mr. Wei-Lung Liau, Chief Technology Officer (Age 48)
  • Julia Chao, Head of IR Department

Who are AU Optronics' major shareholders?

AU Optronics' stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.50%), Acadian Asset Management LLC (0.57%), Northern Trust Corp (0.19%), Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. (0.07%), BlackRock Inc. (0.05%) and Two Sigma Advisers LP (0.03%).

Which institutional investors are selling AU Optronics stock?

AUO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Bank of America Corp DE, Greenleaf Trust, Wetherby Asset Management Inc., O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC, Northern Trust Corp, Two Sigma Advisers LP and World Asset Management Inc.

Which institutional investors are buying AU Optronics stock?

AUO stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Acadian Asset Management LLC, Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A., BlackRock Inc., Quadrant Capital Group LLC, D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc., Employees Retirement System of Texas, Susquehanna Fundamental Investments LLC and Gotham Asset Management LLC.

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 $3.69.

How big of a company is AU Optronics?

AU Optronics has a market capitalization of $3.55 billion and generates $10.05 billion in revenue each year. The semiconductor company earns $332 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.34 on an earnings per share basis. AU Optronics employs 57,205 workers across the globe.

What is AU Optronics' official website?

The official website for AU Optronics is http://www.auo.com.

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:  342 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  426 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  768
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 3/26/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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