$0.23 EPS Expected for Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (AAOI)

April 17, 2018 - By Hazel Jackson

Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 0.85 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.34, from 1.19 in 2017Q3. It fall, as 53 investors sold Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. shares while 46 reduced holdings. 26 funds opened positions while 58 raised stakes. 11.84 million shares or 19.13% less from 14.64 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Malaga Cove Limited Liability reported 1.3% in Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI). Switzerland-based Swiss State Bank has invested 0% in Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI). State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement has 9,850 shares. Alpine Woods Cap Investors Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 0.06% or 31,170 shares in its portfolio. Parametric Associates Limited Liability Co stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI). Louisiana State Employees Retirement accumulated 8,300 shares. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue accumulated 3,842 shares or 0% of the stock. Federated Invsts Pa owns 207 shares. The Virginia-based Quantitative Investment Ltd Liability has invested 0.06% in Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI). Aqr Management Ltd Liability Co owns 207,072 shares. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) owns 1,434 shares. Westpac Banking reported 0.02% stake. Hancock Company reported 153,710 shares. Amundi Pioneer Asset Mngmt Incorporated accumulated 0% or 3,000 shares. Barclays Public Limited Co reported 0% of its portfolio in Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI).

Since January 11, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 sale for $35,370 activity.

Analysts expect Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI) to report $0.23 EPS on May, 3.They anticipate $0.79 EPS change or 77.45 % from last quarter’s $1.02 EPS. AAOI’s profit would be $4.49 million giving it 30.79 P/E if the $0.23 EPS is correct. After having $0.79 EPS previously, Applied Optoelectronics, Inc.’s analysts see -70.89 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 5.47% or $1.64 during the last trading session, reaching $28.33. About 1.17 million shares traded. Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI) has declined 58.92% since April 18, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 70.47% the S&P500.

Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI) Ratings Coverage

Among 8 analysts covering Applied Optoelectronics (NASDAQ:AAOI), 2 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 25% are positive. Applied Optoelectronics had 13 analyst reports since November 8, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Craig Hallum with “Hold” on Tuesday, February 13. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, January 9 by FBR Capital. The firm has “Sell” rating given on Thursday, February 22 by Craig Hallum. The rating was downgraded by PiperJaffray on Monday, January 29 to “Neutral”. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, November 8 by Needham. The company was maintained on Thursday, February 22 by B. Riley & Co. Northland Capital maintained it with “Sell” rating and $24.0 target in Thursday, February 22 report. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Buy” on Thursday, December 7. The stock of Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI) has “Outperform” rating given on Thursday, February 22 by Cowen & Co. On Thursday, February 22 the stock rating was maintained by Needham with “Buy”.

Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. designs, makes, and sells fiber-optic networking products primarily for Internet data center, cable television , and fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) networking end-markets. The company has market cap of $552.46 million. It offers optical modules, lasers, transmitters and transceivers, and turn-key equipment, as well as headend, node, and distribution equipment. It has a 7.72 P/E ratio. The firm sells its products to Internet data center operators, CATV and telecommunications equipment manufacturers, and Internet service providers through its direct and indirect sales channels worldwide.

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