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

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$19.75 +0.06 (+0.30 %)
(As of 08/20/2018 09:11 AM ET)
Previous Close$19.69
Today's Range$19.37 - $19.78
52-Week Range$14.51 - $21.48
Volume828,358 shs
Average Volume265,192 shs
Market Capitalization$3.34 billion
P/E Ratio24.69
Dividend Yield2.33%
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 Ratio24.69
Forward P/E Ratio15.31
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.56 billion
Price / Sales2.13
Cash Flow$1.1503 per share
Price / Cash17.17
Book Value$13.32 per share
Price / Book1.48


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$3.34 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 announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, July 19th. Shareholders 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 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.33%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, July 31st. View AVX's Dividend History.

How were AVX's earnings last quarter?

AVX Co. (NYSE:AVX) released its earnings results on Wednesday, July, 25th. The electronics maker reported $0.33 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.18 by $0.15. The electronics maker earned $454.12 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $412.40 million. AVX had a net margin of 1.74% and a return on equity of 7.12%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 37.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.19 EPS. 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 brokerages have issued 12-month target prices for AVX's stock. Their predictions range from $18.00 to $18.00. On average, they anticipate AVX's share price to reach $18.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 8.9%. 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.

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

Has AVX been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about AVX stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. AVX earned a media and rumor sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern's scale. They also gave media stories about the electronics maker an impact score of 46.23 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. View Recent Headlines for AVX.

Who are AVX's major shareholders?

AVX's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Royce & Associates LP (3.97%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.26%), BlackRock Inc. (2.05%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.61%), Millennium Management LLC (0.31%) and Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. (0.31%). Company insiders that own AVX stock include Alex Schenkel, David Decenzo, Donald B Christiansen, John Sarvis, Koichi Kano, Kurt P Cummings, Michael E Hufnagel, Peter Venuto, Steve Sturgeon, Warner Gruenwald 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 Sarvis, Koichi Kano, Kurt P Cummings, Michael E Hufnagel, Peter Venuto and Zahir Dhanani. View Insider Buying and Selling for AVX.

Which institutional investors are buying AVX stock?

AVX stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Millennium Management LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Regal Investment Advisors LLC, Citadel Advisors LLC, BlackRock Inc., Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. and Foundry Partners LLC. 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 $19.75.

How big of a company is AVX?

AVX has a market capitalization of $3.34 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.

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:  145 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  236 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  381
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 8/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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