NYSE:AVX - AVX Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$18.96 -0.23 (-1.20 %)
(As of 09/25/2018 02:51 AM ET)
Previous Close$19.19
Today's Range$18.88 - $19.26
52-Week Range$14.51 - $21.48
Volume118,400 shs
Average Volume279,587 shs
Market Capitalization$3.24 billion
P/E Ratio23.66
Dividend Yield2.40%
AVX logoAVX Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures, supplies, and resells various electronic components, interconnect devices, sensing and control devices, and related products worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Electronic Components; Interconnect, Sensing and Control Devices; and Kyocera Electronic Devices Resale. The Electronic Components segment primarily offers surface mount and leaded ceramic, film, and tantalum capacitors; RF thick and thin film components; ceramic and film power capacitors; super capacitors; EMI filters; thick and thin film packages of multiple integrated components; varistors; thermistors; inductors; resistive products; and passive and active electronic antennas. The Interconnect, Sensing and Control Devices segment manufactures and resells electronic connectors, interconnect systems, and sensing and control devices for use in various industries. The Kyocera Electronic Devices Resale segment distributes and sells ceramic capacitors, RF modules, frequency control devices, SAW devices, sensor products, actuators, acoustic devices, and connectors produced by Kyocera Corporation of Japan. The company serves various industries, such as telecommunications, information technology hardware, automotive electronics, medical devices and instrumentation, industrial instrumentation, transportation, energy harvesting, defense and aerospace electronic systems, and consumer electronics industries. It markets its products through its direct sales force and independent manufacturers' representatives to multi-national original equipment manufacturers, independent electronic component distributors, and electronic manufacturing service providers. The company was founded in 1972 and is headquartered in Fountain Inn, South Carolina. AVX Corporation is a subsidiary of Kyocera Corporation.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Electronic components & accessories
Sub-IndustryElectronic Components
SectorComputer and Technology


Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio5.44
Quick Ratio3.80


Trailing P/E Ratio23.66
Forward P/E Ratio14.70
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.56 billion
Price / Sales2.05
Cash Flow$1.1387 per share
Price / Cash16.65
Book Value$13.32 per share
Price / Book1.42


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.80
Net Income$4.91 million
Net Margins1.74%
Return on Equity7.12%
Return on Assets6.07%


Outstanding Shares168,740,000
Market Cap$3.24 billion

AVX (NYSE:AVX) Frequently Asked Questions

What is AVX's stock symbol?

AVX trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "AVX."

How often does AVX pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for AVX?

AVX declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, July 19th. Investors of record on Wednesday, August 1st will be given a dividend of $0.115 per share on Wednesday, August 15th. This represents a $0.46 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.43%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, July 31st. View AVX's Dividend History.

How were AVX's earnings last quarter?

AVX Co. (NYSE:AVX) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July, 25th. The electronics maker reported $0.33 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.18 by $0.15. The electronics maker had revenue of $454.12 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $412.40 million. AVX had a return on equity of 7.12% and a net margin of 1.74%. AVX's quarterly revenue was up 37.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.19 earnings per share. View AVX's Earnings History.

When is AVX's next earnings date?

AVX is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October, 24th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for AVX.

What price target have analysts set for AVX?

2 analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for AVX's stock. Their forecasts range from $18.00 to $18.00. On average, they expect AVX's share price to reach $18.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 5.1%. View Analyst Price Targets for AVX.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for AVX?

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

Are investors shorting AVX?

AVX saw a increase in short interest in the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 1,385,699 shares, an increase of 61.6% from the August 15th total of 857,338 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 455,737 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.0 days. Approximately 3.0% of the shares of the company are sold short. View AVX's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of AVX's key competitors?

Who are AVX's key executives?

AVX's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. John Sarvis, Chairman, CEO & Pres (Age 68)
  • Mr. Evan M. Slavitt, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 60)
  • Mr. Peter Venuto, Sr. VP of Corp. Devel. (Age 65)
  • Mr. Michael E. Hufnagel, Sr. VP, CFO & Treasurer (Age 64)
  • Mr. Jeff Schmersal, Sr. VP & COO

Who are AVX's major shareholders?

AVX's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Royce & Associates LP (3.97%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.26%), BlackRock Inc. (2.05%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.61%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.61%) and Northern Trust Corp (0.47%). Company insiders that own AVX stock include Alex Schenkel, David Decenzo, Donald B Christiansen, John Lawing, John Sarvis, Koichi Kano, Kurt P Cummings, Michael E Hufnagel, Peter Venuto, Steve Sturgeon, Warner Gruenwald, Willing King and Zahir Dhanani. View Institutional Ownership Trends for AVX.

Which institutional investors are selling AVX stock?

AVX stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Royce & Associates LP, First Trust Advisors LP, Zacks Investment Management, Sensato Investors LLC, Martingale Asset Management L P, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Bessemer Group Inc. and FMR LLC. Company insiders that have sold AVX company stock in the last year include Alex Schenkel, David Decenzo, Donald B Christiansen, John Lawing, John Sarvis, Koichi Kano, Kurt P Cummings, Michael E Hufnagel, Peter Venuto, Willing King and Zahir Dhanani. View Insider Buying and Selling for AVX.

Which institutional investors are buying AVX stock?

AVX stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Millennium Management LLC, Northern Trust Corp, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Regal Investment Advisors LLC, Citadel Advisors LLC, BlackRock Inc. and Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc.. Company insiders that have bought AVX stock in the last two years include Steve Sturgeon, Warner Gruenwald and Zahir Dhanani. View Insider Buying and Selling for AVX.

How do I buy shares of AVX?

Shares of AVX 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 AVX's stock price today?

One share of AVX stock can currently be purchased for approximately $18.96.

How big of a company is AVX?

AVX has a market capitalization of $3.24 billion and generates $1.56 billion in revenue each year. The electronics maker earns $4.91 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.80 on an earnings per share basis. AVX employs 14,920 workers across the globe.

What is AVX's official website?

The official website for AVX is http://www.avx.com.

How can I contact AVX?

AVX's mailing address is 1 AVX BOULEVARD, FOUNTAIN INN SC, 29644. The electronics maker can be reached via phone at 864-967-2150.

MarketBeat Community Rating for AVX (NYSE AVX)

Community Ranking:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  157 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  246 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  403
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about AVX and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe AVX will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe AVX will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 9/25/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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