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

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$15.30 -0.47 (-2.98 %)
(As of 12/10/2018 07:51 AM ET)
Previous Close$15.77
Today's Range$15.23 - $15.85
52-Week Range$14.51 - $21.48
Volume218,572 shs
Average Volume253,921 shs
Market Capitalization$2.58 billion
P/E Ratio19.13
Dividend Yield3.01%
Beta1.08
AVX 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
Current SymbolNYSE:AVX
Previous Symbol
CUSIP00244410
Phone864-967-2150

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio5.50
Quick Ratio3.74

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio19.13
Forward P/E Ratio10.63
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.56 billion
Price / Sales1.65
Cash Flow$1.1530 per share
Price / Cash Flow13.27
Book Value$13.32 per share
Price / Book1.15

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.80
Net Income$4.91 million
Net Margins3.73%
Return on Equity8.77%
Return on Assets7.35%

Miscellaneous

Employees14,920
Outstanding Shares168,790,000
Market Cap$2.58 billion
OptionableOptionable

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 announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, October 19th. Shareholders of record on Friday, November 2nd will be paid a dividend of $0.115 per share on Friday, November 16th. This represents a $0.46 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.01%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 1st. View AVX's Dividend History.

How were AVX's earnings last quarter?

AVX Co. (NYSE:AVX) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October, 24th. The electronics maker reported $0.43 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.33 by $0.10. The electronics maker earned $456.33 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $462 million. AVX had a net margin of 3.73% and a return on equity of 8.77%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 29.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.21 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 Thursday, January 24th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for AVX.

What price target have analysts set for AVX?

2 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price targets 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 year. This suggests a possible upside of 17.6% from the stock's current price. 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.

Has AVX been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about AVX stock has been trending very positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. AVX earned a media sentiment score of 3.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the electronics maker a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future.

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 variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.46%), Royce & Associates LP (3.41%), Vanguard Group Inc. (2.75%), BlackRock Inc. (2.55%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (0.83%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.63%). 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, Citadel Advisors LLC, FMR LLC, Bridgeway Capital Management Inc., Credit Suisse AG, AQR Capital Management LLC, GSA Capital Partners LLP and First Trust Advisors LP. 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Man Group plc, Sensato Investors LLC, TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Phocas Financial Corp., Teachers Advisors LLC and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. 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 $15.30.

How big of a company is AVX?

AVX has a market capitalization of $2.58 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:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  172 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  265 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  437
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 12/10/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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