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

April 22, 2018 - By Adrian Mccoy

Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 0.85 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.34, from 1.19 in 2017Q3. It turned negative, 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.
Trafelet Brokaw Cap Management Ltd Partnership holds 92,900 shares or 2.45% of its portfolio. Northern Tru Corporation has 220,724 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Lsv Asset Management holds 79,500 shares. Us Financial Bank De has invested 0% in Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI). Moreover, Regions Corporation has 0% invested in Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI) for 500 shares. Voya Investment Lc owns 24,673 shares. Bowling Management Llc holds 0.17% or 32,975 shares. Hwg Lp holds 0.42% of its portfolio in Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI) for 13,024 shares. State Common Retirement Fund owns 28,201 shares. Jpmorgan Chase & has 59,824 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Guggenheim Capital Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 0.01% or 153,515 shares. Millennium Mgmt Ltd has invested 0% in Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI). Louisiana State Employees Retirement System holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI) for 8,300 shares. 207,072 were accumulated by Aqr Llc. Raymond James Financial Services Advsr Incorporated reported 51,818 shares.

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

Analysts expect Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI) to report $0.23 EPS on May, 8 after the close.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 35.86 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 increased 4.27% or $1.35 during the last trading session, reaching $32.99. About 3.05M shares traded or 105.94% up from the average. Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI) has declined 58.92% since April 22, 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. On Thursday, February 22 the stock rating was maintained by Northland Capital with “Sell”. The stock has “Sell” rating by Craig Hallum on Thursday, February 22. FBR Capital maintained Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI) on Friday, February 16 with “Hold” rating. On Thursday, February 22 the stock rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Outperform”. Needham maintained the shares of AAOI in report on Thursday, February 22 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by Needham with “Buy” on Wednesday, November 8. The stock of Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI) has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, January 9 by FBR Capital. The company was maintained on Thursday, December 7 by Cowen & Co. The stock of Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAOI) has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, January 29 by PiperJaffray. As per Tuesday, February 13, the company rating was maintained by Craig Hallum.

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 $643.33 million. It offers optical modules, lasers, transmitters and transceivers, and turn-key equipment, as well as headend, node, and distribution equipment. It has a 8.99 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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